The SunBreak On the List: July 29-August 3

The irrepressible Amelia Reeber, one of the choreographers presenting new work at Velocity Dance Center’s Strictly Seattle this Friday and Saturday. Photo by Tim Summers.

Thursday, July 29th

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Friday, July 30th

Saturday, July 31st

  • The Balagan Theatre‘s Greetings from Styx! finishes its theatre-in-the-park run in Queen Anne @ David Rodgers Park
  • It’s another concert in their summer series, this time with Jackson Browne @ Maryhill Winery
  • The power of the double rainbow helped them get their gear back; see Phosphorescent, with Fleet Fox J. Tillman @ the Crocodile
  • Ask the Ages brings together musicians from the jazz, classical, rock, and multi-culti worlds @ Good Shepherd Center
  • You might have brought a ticket to see Neko, Carl, Cousin Catherine, and Dan, but arrive at the first of two New Pornographers shows early enough not to miss the sunny psych of the Dodos (and Imaad Wasif) @ the Showbox
  • Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde opens @ Seattle Opera

Sunday, August 1st

Monday, August 2nd

  • New Voices 9 is here! Contemporary Classics brings their revue of songs from brand-spanking new musicals to the stage @ ACT Theatre
  • Gary Shteyngart follows in Miranda July’s footsteps and heads to a rock club for his reading, joined onstage by Paul Constant and Orkestar Zirkonium @ the Sunset Tavern
  • Local indies Exohxo, Kids & Animals, and Quiet Ones @ the Crocodile
  • It’s the first Monday of the month, so that means another edition of The Rumble, this time with See Me River and Rumspringa @ Havana

Tuesday, August 3rd

  • If you haven’t already torrented or pre-ordered, visit your friendly neighborhood record store to pick up a copy of the Suburbs, the much anticipated Arcade Fire album.
  • Seattle native Michael Byers reads from his novel Percival’s Planet, about how Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto @ Elliott Bay Book Co.
  • The ZZK label presents a night of Latin urban beats (Tremor, El Romolon, Chancha Via Circuito and El G, with special guest Darwin) @ the Crocodile
  • SIFF and Remy-Cointreau host the Speakeasy Series: “Miami,” this time featuring Billy Wilder’s Some Like It Hot, with subtitles on and music from the Eduardo Mendonça Trio @ the Triple Door
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