On the List | Coen Bros tribute art show, Garage Sale Day, Amaker, amateur boxing (+23 more)

An idyllic scene of Seattle summer from the CHS Flickr Pool (Image: Tobin Photography)

An idyllic scene of Seattle summer from the CHS Flickr Pool (Image: Tobin Photography)

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Thursday, June 6

  • Wine tasting at Vino Verite (208 Boylston Ave E), 5 – 8p.
  • How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir: meet author, filmmaker, and performance artist Amber Dawn, reading at Gay City Health Project (517 E Pike St), 6 – 8p
  • Siren Songs: Fine Wine and Writing. This event pairs four wines with four readings  of new works from authors Stacey Levine, Nicole Hardy, Kevin Craft, and Kenyon Brown.
  • Night of a Bunch of Geniuses is a fundraising party for The Stranger’s Genius Awards Meet this year’s short-listed nominees and past geniuses from years past. 420 Event Center (420 E Pike St), 7p

Friday, June 7

  • Kids Science Fair! Actually it’s at a college, it’s called Projects Day, andit  features projects from student teams from the schools of science, engineering, business and economics at Seattle University. Birth of the next big Cap Hill startup? Perhaps. Sullivan Hall at Seattle University (901 12th Ave), 12 – 5p.
  • The Love Trust, a performance piece which focuses on the nature of colonies, exchange, risk, gifts and figurative life and death experiences. Hedreen Gallery (901 12th Ave), 5 – 8p.
  • Seattle premiere of the film One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das opens and continues through June 13. Follow the story of a rock ‘n roll star who gave it up to journey to India and back, and his emergence as a spiritual leader. Northwest Film Forum, 7p and 9p.
  • What Cancer Eats and Why It Matters. Surprise! Cancer is a sugar addict. UW researcher Ethan Ahler reveals all at Town Hall, 6 – 7:30p.
  • Alternative Boardgamers meet up to play games your parents have never heard of, at Elliott Bay Book Company Cafe, 7p.Ltd_True Grit Red FPO
  • Art show opening: Over the Line! A Tribute to the Coen Brothers movies, with a themed set by DJ Hojo and complimentary refreshments.  Ltd Art Gallery (307 E PIke) 7 – 11p.
  • Mating Games, an evening of short comedies about love, sex, and the science of desire, opens and continues Fri/Sat through June 22nd. Annex Theatre, 7:30.
  • Live music from down under: Blank Realm – all the way from Australia! – headlines, and follows opening acts Monopoly Child Star Searchers and Dream Salon. All ages. Cairo (507 E Mercer), 8 – 11p
  • Late night variety show Spin the Bottle features smut, bluegrass, lady vaudevillians and caterwauling. Annex Theatre, 11p.

Saturday, June 8

Sunday, June 9cappy boxing revival

  • Broadway Farmers Market at Broadway and Pine 11a – 3p.
  • Central District Boxing Revival Kickoff Party for an organization which continues the tradition of live amateur boxing in the Central District. Cappy’s Boxing Gym (1408 22nd Ave), 6 – 8p.
  • Schubertiade: Pianist Byron Schenkmen and friends perform the chamber music of Franz Schubert. Town Hall, 7 – 9p.
  • Sanctuary Burlesque features fairly queens, goblin kings, sirens, shapeshifters and more. The Narwahl (downstairs of The Unicorn (1118 E Pike St), 7p.
  • Man Without a Cell Phone: join the film’s screenwriter, Seattle-based Fred Rice, and director Samh Zaobi as they discuss the process of getting this project made, followed by a screening of the film. Northwest Film Forum, 8p.
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