The SunBreak On the List: December 30-January 4 — Pie, movie shoot, Cap Hill NYE


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Here’s a rundown of things to do on Capitol Hill and beyond this week with a few reminders of Hill highlights up top. Happy New Year.

Here’s the weekly roster for the Hill and beyond:


Thursday, December 30th

  • Thanks to mean old Mr. Potter, it’s the last night for It’s a Wonderful Life @ the Grand Illusion
  • Tiny Furniture closes its tiny mumblecore run @ Central Cinema
  • The first of two sold-out Neurosis shows, this one with support from Wolves in the Throne Room and Black Breath @ Neumo’s
  • Attention Vince Mira fans! He’s @ the Can Can

Friday, December 31st

  • Take in a Columbia City New Year’s with a 21+ show, starring Dyme Def, Hounds of the Wild Hunt, Night Train, and more @ Columbia City Theater
  • Or head out to see up-and-coming singer-songwriter Lissie, along with Tyrone Wells and Kristen Ward @ Snoqualmie Casino
  • What about a New Year’s Eve Bash with Three Dog Night @ Emerald Queen Casino
  • And while Neurosis is all sold out @ Neumo’s, don’t forget about the Reverend Horton Heat @ El Corazon and X @ the Moore
  • Fresh Espresso and Head Like A Kite ring in the new year with a “big ball drop” @ the Crocodile
  • It’s Seattle Symphony’s New Year’s Eve concert, countdown, and celebration @ Benaroya Hall
  • Comeback’s “xtraordinary nite of Glamour, Fierceness, Realness, and Shade!” (what?) emceed by Ade with music from Colby B, Porq, and Freddy King of Pants at XTRAVAGANZA @ Chop Suey
  • The Dusty 45s will kick New Year’s skinny ass @ the Triple Door
  • Speaking of asses, dance yours off at the Footloose dance party @ Central Cinema
  • Looking for a crowd? 3,000 are expected at Indulgence 2011 @ EMP
  • Over in Bellevue, the Seattle Choral Co. rocks out with Carmina Burana @ the Meydenbauer Center
  • If you want a good view, there’s also a New Year’s Eve Bash @ the Columbia Tower
  • “Bling in the New Year” with the burlesque hits of the Can Can Castaways and the Heavenly Spies @ the Can Can
  • Teatro Zinzanni has a special night all lined up @ their tent

Saturday, January 1st

  • Cover your eyes or wear sunglasses: It’s the Ninth Annual Polar Bear Plunge @ Matthews Beach
  • Noah “You heard my song on One Tree Hill“? Gunderson and the Courage play @ the Triple Door
  • The first of two days of the  Sound of Music sing-a-long @ the 5th Avenue Theater

Sunday, January 2nd

  • The Seattle Baroque Orchestra and Early Music Guild celebrate the new year with an afternoon of Vivaldi @ Town Hall
  • Last day to catch the Implied Violence and “Seance” exhibits @ the Frye Art Museum
  • Salt of the Sea, starring Brooklyn-raised, third-generation Palestinian refugee and Tony Award-winning slam poet Suheir Hammad, screens (through Jan. 6) @ Grand Illusion

Monday, January 3rd

Tuesday, January 4th

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