4/18-4/24

MONDAY 4/18:

celebrate earth week all week at nscc!

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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 12:05-12:55pm.

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seattle restaurant week. until april 21.

participating businesses (like joule, poppy, canlis, golden beetle, the corson building, and more!) will have a $28 three course meal, many also have $15 three course lunches too!

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trader joe’s silent movie monday. 7pm.

paramount theatre. 911 pine st.

$12 (plus fees). all ages. this year’s theme is “i love new york,” tonight there will be a screening of “the crowd” with live accompaniment by organist jim riggs.

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the bushwick book club seattle. 8pm.

chop suey. 1325 e. madison st.

$10. 21+. this month the bushwick book club seattle presents: original music inspired by audrey niffenegger’s the time traveler’s wife. there will be over ten artists performing!

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TUESDAY 4/19:

mccaw hall tour. noon-1pm.

free, pre-registration required. all ages.

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cal winslow reading. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 1oth ave.

free. all ages. winslow is the author of rebel rank and file: labor militancy and revolt during the long seventies and labor’s civil war in california.

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“poetry: from pulitzer to performance.” 7pm.

kane hall, university of washington.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. celebrate national poetry month with philip levine (winner of the pulitzer prize and national book award) and ken arkind (a nationally-recognized slam poet)! they’ll share their work and answer your questions!

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pacific northwest trivia night. 7-9pm.

the noble fir. 5316 ballard ave nw.

$3/person (teams of 6 or less people). 21+. presented by conservation northwest. there will be a raffle, cash prizes and drink discounts!

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WEDNESDAY 4/20:

coupon for elliott bay book co’s 1st anniversary in capitol hill.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

celebrate their first year in capitol hill with 15% off your purchase! chs has the coupon and today’s the last day to use it!

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crocodile’s 2nd anniversary. 6-9pm.

the crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

free. 21+. opening reception for derek erdman’s “the alligator, the crocodile, laughs, lies & some great things of the state of washington.”

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ben huh. 7pm.

campion ballroom, seattle university.

free. all ages. icanhascheeseburger and failblog’s ben huh (creator and ceo) will be speaking!

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2nd annual 20/20 awards. 7pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

$7 adv/$9 door. all ages. check out the website to see the nominees!

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THURSDAY 4/21:

belltown art walk. 6-cl.

free. all ages. many businesses will have special opening receptions with the artist, music, and more!

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brewer’s night. 7pm.

bourbon bar, columbia city theater. 4916 rainier ave s.

free (entry). 21+. featuring (rotating) breweries. there will be tastings and live music with simon kornelis and ben hunter.

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history cafe. 7pm.

roy st coffee & tea (starbucks). 700 broadway e.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. different topic and expert speakers month! presented by mohai, history link, spl, kcts 9, and roy st.

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ffok. 8-11pm.

vermillion gallery. 1508 11th ave.

free. 21+. “frances farmer organ karoake” is like normal karoke, but better! choose a song to sing from the song book and you will be accompanied by someone playing an organ!

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FRIDAY 4/22:

earth day 2011!

there are many yummy, free, fun, active ways to celebrate earth day!

including: “picnic for the planet: earth day 2011.” 11:30-1:30pm

at pike place market.

also seattle times has a great list of weekend events happening in and around seattle!

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2011 world rhythm festival. today-april 24.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. there will be an opening ceremony today, as well as a number of different types of workshops and performances!

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marination station grand opening. 11am-8pm.

marination station, above the qfc at 1401 broadway.

celebrate marination mobile’s new, non-mobile location with giveaways and hourly deals! besides the marination mobile menu, they’ll also be selling beer!

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florence howe reading and signing. 12:30pm.

university bookstore. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. howe, the founder of feminist press, will discuss her a life in motion: a memoir. she will also be at elliott bay book co. on saturday.

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campus coalition for sexual literacy’s communication workshop. 4:30-6pm.

henry art gallery’s student tech lounge, university of washington.

free. all ages. this event is open to everyone (including non-uw people)! there will be a raffle for a mystery prize too!

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easter egg hunts!

this is not an extensive list, there are hunts happening at community centers all over seattle, so check a cc near you to find out more!

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twin shadow show. 6pm.

easy street records, queen anne location. 20 mercer st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by twin shadow.

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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 “countdown to zero.”

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“the agony and the ecstasy of steve jobs” starts today (goes until may 22).

seattle repertory theatre. 155 mercer st.

prices vary; $12 25 and under, $22 student, $40 general, etc. 14+. created and performed by mike  daisey.

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“paul allen: idea man.” 7:30-9pm.

great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. the microsoft co-founder will be discussing his memoir idea man.

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“an american in paris” screening. do0rs 7:30pm.

west hall, 2nd floor, century ballroom, 915 east pine st. capitol hill.

free. all ages. movie at 8pm.

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“click click whirrr.” 8pm.

arabica lounge. 1550 e. olive way.

$8. all ages. a slide show retrospective.

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high dive’s 6th anniversary weekend. 8pm.

high dive. 513 n. 36th st.

$5. 21+. celebrate high dive’s anniversary with shows tonight (featuring musical performances by shim, hounds of the wild hunt, hobosexual), tomorrow, and sunday!

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live musical performance. 9:30-midnight.

talerico’s pizzeria. 4718 california ave sw.

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

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people eating people show. 10pm.

the skylark lounge. 3803 delridge way sw.

$5. 21+. musical performance by people eating people.

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SATURDAY 4/23:

univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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there are a number of earth day/month events happening today!

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2011 world rhythm festival. today-april 24.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. check the schedule to find out more about the many different types of workshops and performances!

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2nd annual international children’s friendship festival. 10:30-5:30pm.

great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

free. all ages. there will be live musical performances, dancing, and more!

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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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8th annual seattle bunnarchy! noon.

route tbd. they’ll be starting in pioneer square & ending in belltown.

free. 21+. celebrate spring and easter with this pub crawl! wear something spring or bunny-related! there will be entertainment, food, and more!

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florence howe reading. 2pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. howe, the founder of feminist press, will discuss her a life in motion: a memoir.

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the cave singers and the young evils show. 8pm.

showbox market. 1426 1st ave.

$16 (plus $7 fees). 21+. featuring musical performances by the cave singers and the young evils.

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SUNDAY 4/24:

seattle met magazine has a great list of easter brunch options!

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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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2011 world rhythm festival.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. check the schedule to find out more about the many different types of workshops and performances!

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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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ian moore show. 3pm.

sonic boom records, ballard location. 2209 nw market st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by ian moore.

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kurt vile show. 6:30pm.

sonic boom records, ballard location. 2209 nw market st.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance by kurt vile.

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