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MONDAY 3/7:

seattle jewish film festival is going on all this week!

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“thrilling tales.” doors 11:45am.

microsoft auditorium, level 1, central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. lunch hour story time for adults 12:05-12:45pm.

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5th ave theatre tour. noon.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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2-for-1 pud thai.

jup jup jup. 209 broadway e.

buy one pud thai, and get one of equal or lessor value for free when you mention the code phrase “queen victoria.” for dinner, dine in only. also now you must buy a drink to get the special.

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“affect and artificial intelligence.” 4pm.

room 120, communications building, universisty of washington.

free. all ages. “affect and artificial intelligence” elizabeth wilson (women studies, emory university)

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“collide-o-scope.” 7pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

$6 adv/$8 door. all ages. “collide-0-scope’s kiddie matinee” has a strange collection of films and shorts not for kids.

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the rumble seattle. 9pm.

havana social club. 1010 e. pike st.

free, rsvp encouraged. 21+. featuring musical performances by slowwave and the tellers.

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TUESDAY 3/8:

international women’s day. noon-2pm.

jerry brockey center, south seattle community college. 6000 16th ave sw.

free. all ages. there will be food, dancers, music, and a fashion show.

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“mardi gras happy hour.” 5-7pm.

whole foods, westlake location. 2210 westlake ave.

celebrate mardi gras with $6 plates of spicy crawfish and cornbread. also $5 wine/glass and $2 beer/bottle.

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ypin: international women’s day celebration. 5:30pm.

habesha ethiopian restaurant. 1809 minor ave.

$8 general. 21+. an opportunity to network and learn. featuring speakers ellen cole (director of outreach, path), marla smith-nilson (founder/executive director, water 1st), gretchen meller (program officer, infectious diseases, bill and melinda gates foundation), lara puglielli (vp for enterprise development, global partnerships).

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fat tuesday. 6pm.

toulous petit. 601 queen anne ave.

free (entry). 21+. live musical performances by ty bailie and the 3 trio band and johnny fever, and themed drink specials. plus late night happy hour discounts 10pm-1am.

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pacific northwest cheese class. 7-8pm.

metropolitan market, sand point location. 5250 40th ave ne.

free, registration encouraged. all ages. learn about cheeses, how to make great cheese plates, try samples, and more!

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salon of shame. doors 7pm, show 8pm.

theatre off jackson. 409 7th ave s.

$12. 21+. seattleites read from “their worst adolescent writing, including middle school diaries, high school poetry, unsent letters, etc.” this always sells out before the show date, online purchase is strongly recommended required!

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the round #70. 8pm.

fremont abbey arts center. 4272 fremont ave n.

$7 adv/$8+ door. all ages. doors 7pm cafe with drinks and snacks for purchase. show 8pm featuring musicians joshua morrison, lemolo, ben fisher, slam poets daemond arrindel and julia flint, live painter brent holland and guests!

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international women’s day celebration. 8pm.

pocaan. 1609 19th ave.

free. all ages. a community potluck dinner (bring a dish to share) 7-8pm, followed by a celebration honoring the 2011 fierce sister recipients. there will be entertainment too.

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colleen green show. 9pm.

sunset tavern. 5433 ballard ave nw.

$7. 21+. featuring musical performances by colleen green, posse, fergus & geronimo, bill cosby and his white pudding pops.

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“cakearokee.” 9pm-cl.

highline bar. 210 broadway e.

free. 21+. karaoke and cake specials; tonight’s special is the “bananarama cake,” vanilla banana cake with peanut butter frosting.

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WEDNESDAY 3/9:

ladies musical club concert. 12:10-1:10pm.

microsoft auditorium, level 1, central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. vocal and instrumental concert.

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happy hour for hope. 5:30-7:30pm.

highline bar. 210 broadway ave e.

free (entry; donation sugg.). 21+. presented by seattle weekly, some proceeds benefit the uw center for human rights. there will be live music, raffles, and drink specials.

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jonathan bloom. 7pm.

university bookstore. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. bloom is the author of american wasteland: how america throws away nearly half of its food (and what we can do about it). he will be reading and signing his book.

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craft night. 7:30pm.

neptune coffee. 8415 greenwood ave n.

“stitch and b*word night” every wednesday: $1 off all glasses of wine, join knitters, crocheters, etc.

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“rosehips at rosebud.” 9:30pm.

rosebud restaurant & bar. 719 e. pike st.

free. 21+. belly dancing exhibition. themed drinks.

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THURSDAY 3/10:

free day at the northwest african american museum. 11-7pm.

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“tribute days.” today-march 13. 3-5pm.

starbucks, multiple locations.

to celebrate their 40th anniversary (3/8), starbucks will be offering a free petite treat (mini cupcakes, cake pops, etc.) with any beverage purchase.

also in honor of their anniversary, starbucks has unveiled a new logo, new merchandise and beverage products, and produced “starbucks 40-a 40th anniversary collection by starbucks entertainment” available for $20 (2 discs).

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“invasion” of nick cave’s suits and special sam party. 4pm.

downtown seattle.

free. all ages. cave’s “suits” (worn/performed by spectrum dance theater co. dancers) will be in nordstrom’s display window (6th & pine) and you can follow them onto the light rail.

at 5:30pm, sam is throwing a free (with admission) party celebrating the opening of the “nick cave: meet me at the center of the earth” exhibition! the “suits “will be performing and there will be live musical performances by orkestrar zirconium at 6:30pm and 7:30pm!

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“bbq spare ribs happy hour.” 5-7pm.

whole foods, westlake location. 2210 westlake ave.

$7/slab slow-roasted bbq spare ribs, $1 sides (potato salad side and cornbread), wine ($5/glass), and beer ($2/bottle).

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capitol hill blitz. 5-8pm.

free. all ages. art walk throughout the capitol hill neighborhood. many businesses will have opening receptions with the artists, live music (like performance by the western cup at vermillion), special discounts (like $1 off local micros at blue bird), free snacks, performances and more!

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free day at the seattle asian art museum. 5-9pm.

offered with the capitol hill blitz.

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west seattle art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists, music, food and wine, and special discounts (like buy a slice, get one 50% off at shoofly pie), and more!

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now urbanism “generosity of cities.” 6:30pm.

room 120, kane hall. university of washington.

free. all ages. “generosity of cities: arts, humanities, and the city” featuring rick lowe (founder of project row houses, houston texas) and glenn weiss (manager of public arts in times square, nyc)

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“cheap wine and poetry.” 7pm.

richard hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

free. all ages. featuring graham isaac, rebecca hoogs, emmett montgomery, sierra nelson…and cheap wine! followed by an open mic.

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movie night at bauhaus. 8pm.

bauhaus books & coffee. 301 e. pine st.

free. all ages. 1985 sci-fi “enemy of mine” will be shown without sound and special guest dj prizz angel will create a new/live soundtrack. music starts 8pm, film 8:30pm.

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mad rad show. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$10 adv. 21+. featuring musical performances by mad rad, junkie xl, truckasauras, taiko drums.

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sxsw pre-party. doors 9pm, show 9:30pm.

sunset tavern. 5433 ballard ave nw.

$7. 21+. featuring musical performances by cobirds unite, the billy joe show, eugene wendell and the demon rind, jet sparks.

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FRIDAY 3/11:

cheap chowder! noon.

in front of the bookstore bar. 1009 1st ave.

the the bookstore bar is selling bowls of clam chowder for $1! while supplies last.

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“tribute days.” 3-5pm.

starbucks, multiple locations.

to celebrate their 40th anniversary (3/8), starbucks will be offering a free petite treat (mini cupcakes, cake pops, etc.) with any beverage purchase.

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sun liquor grand opening. 5pm.

sun liquor bar and distillery. 512 e. pike st.

21+. celebrate the opening with drink specials all night!

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art up greenwood-phinney. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. art walk throughout the greenwood/phinney neighborhood.

many businesses will have opening receptions with the artists, live music (like hejira performing at art on the ridge), special discounts (like appetizer/entree specials at bleacher’s pub), celebrations (tasty’s 1 year anniversary with champagne and cake, costumes encouraged for “heroes vixens & villains” opening), and more!

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sherman alexie. 7pm.

barnes & noble, university village location. 2675 university village st.

free. all ages. alexie will be reading and signing his book(s).

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hollow earth radio magma festival show. doors 7pm.

washington hall. 153 14th ave.

$9. all ages. show 8pm, featuring the hive dwellers, nightrain, militant child, alex miranda.

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live musical performances” 7-9:30pm.

alley upstairs room, cafe allegro. 4214 university way ne.

free. all ages. featuring be honest, ruth bryan! and northodoxy.

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“friday night at the meaningful movies.” 7-9:30pm.

keystone congregational united church of christ. 5019 keystone place n.

free (donations welcome). all ages. showing “south of the border.” there will be a community discussion following the film with father roy bourgeois (founder of the school of the americas watch) and members of soaw puget sound.

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10th annual “moore music @ the moore.” 7:30pm.

moore theatre.c 1932 2nd ave.

$15 (plus fees). all ages. featuring michael lee, mads jacobsen, garfield high school band, sam shrieve, merrily scruggs-james, katie jacobson, paul stoot, ryan leyya, and more!

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squirrel butter show. 7:30pm.

couth buzzard books/espresso buono cafe. 8310 greenwood ave n.

free. all ages. live musical performance by squirrel butter.

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sam remix: nick cave. 8-midnight. *UPDATE: SOLD OUT*

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

$20 general/$15 students/$12 members. 18+. nick cave “meet me at the center of the earth” featuring live music, mask making, dancing, discussions with nick cave, performances, and more!

FIRST 50 IN MASKS GET IN FREE!

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free show at the crocodile. 8pm.

crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

free. 21+. featuring musical performances by stag, gravelroad, elba.

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SATURDAY 3/12:

moore theatre tour. 10am.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 90 min.

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5th annual exbeerience beer festival. noon-5pm.

redhook brewery (not seattle, but close!). 14300 ne 145th st, woodinville.

$25 adv/$30 door . 21+. there will be over 15 local craft breweries and over 30 beers! admission includes 6 beer tastings and food!

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genki sushi special! today-march 13.

genki sushi usa, capitol hill location. 1620 broadway suite h.

all sushi items $1.00 per plate! menu items only, dine-in only, can’t be combined with other discounts/promotions.

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irish flag-raising and parade. 12:20pm.

downtown seattle.

free. all ages. the parade grand marshals, the mayor of seattle, and other dignitaries will raise the flag in front of the king-county administration building. at 12:30pm the 39th annual st. patrick’s day parade will begin on 4th ave. and follow the monorail north, ending at seattle center for the closing ceremonies at 2pm.

also:

irish festival. today-march 13. noon-6pm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. there will be all things irish; music, food, dancing, workshops, lectures, contests, products to purchase, display/exhibits, films, and more!

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“tribute days.” 3-5pm.

starbucks, multiple locations.

to celebrate their 40th anniversary (3/8), starbucks will be offering a free petite treat (mini cupcakes, cake pops, etc.) with any beverage purchase.

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word up! scrabble tournament for charity! 3:30pm.

the skylark lounge. 3803 delridge way sw.

$5/person. all ages. registration at 3:15pm. three 45 min rounds, prizes for highest score and runners up, raffle (tickets for sale). benefits dnda. happy hour food (all ages) and drink (21+) discounts are available!

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ballard art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists!

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georgetown art attack. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. art walk throughout georgetown neighborhood. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artists!

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13th annual irish reels film festival. 7pm.

frye art museum. 704 terry ave.

$12 adv. all ages. feature presentation of “my brothers.”

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head like a kite masquerade ball. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$10 adv. 21+. featuring musical performances by head like a kite, the young evils, the redwood plan, and performances by the atomic bombshells.

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hollow earth radio magma festival show. 9pm.

healthy times fun club, capitol hill.

all ages. featuring kunt kontroll, santee, stickers, broken water.

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live musical performance. 9-midnight.

talerico’s pizzeria. 4718 california ave sw.

free. 21+. featuring jonny smokes. also late night happy hour discounts on food 11pm-1am.

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“trouble.” 10pm.

fred wildlife refuge. 127 e. boylston.

$10. 21+. featuring sun tzu sound, love dancing, dj kid hops, heavy disco, dj fucking in the streets.

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SUNDAY 3/13:

st. patrick’s day dash. 8:30am.

begins in lower queen anne near seattle center.

$30+ (includes t-shirt). all ages. there are different waves depending on skill level. “post dash bash” at seattle center 9am-1pm with live music, free food, giveaways, beer garden, awards, and more!

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west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

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ballard street market. 10-3pm.

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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irish festival. 10am-6pm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. there will be all things irish; music, food, dancing, workshops, lectures, contests, products to purchase, display/exhibits, films, and more!

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adult pick-up soccer game. 10:30am.

hiawatha playfield. 2700 california ave sw.

free. all ages and skill levels, men and women. this happens every sunday!

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sunday brunch and family film. 11am.

theater on top floor, pacific place mall. 600 pine st.

$20 general/$60 family of 4. all ages. brunch provided by matzoh momma catering will include smoked salmon smear, bagels, egg salad with toasted almonds and a quashadu, and more! screening of “jews and baseball.” live musical performance by the jim mirel shalom klezmer band.

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nature consortium’s 3rd annual benefit brunch. noon-1:30pm.

the hall at fauntleroy. 9131 california ave sw.

free (donations strongly encouraged). all ages.

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genki sushi special!

genki sushi usa, capitol hill location. 1620 broadway suite h.

all sushi items $1.00 per plate! menu items only, dine-in only, can’t be combined with other discounts/promotions.

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king/snohomish county spelling bee. 1-3pm.

great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

free. all ages. the student who wins will go to washington dc to compete in the annual scripps national spelling bee.

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“tribute days.” 3-5pm.

starbucks, multiple locations.

to celebrate their 40th anniversary (3/8), starbucks will be offering a free petite treat (mini cupcakes, cake pops, etc.) with any beverage purchase.

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