On the List | Capitol Hill Arts Walk, Velocity’s Next Fest, fundraisers, craft fairs

Conservatory red text highThursday’s Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk 30+ events and shows this month include the unveiling of this year’s Stars on Broadway at Broadway and John, a Holiday in Volunteer Park and the third annual Star Wars-themed show at Ltd. Gallery. Additional Thursday highlights:

  • Pound Arts‘  25th Anniversary Party with arts, crafts, tattoos, guide pups(!).
  • john osgood at poco wine and spiritsVermillion features work by artists who have lived — or slept with people who have lived — in the iconic Laurelton apartment building. You probably know someone who knows someone who’s in this show.
  • Collage x 4:  at Americana, at Cloud Gallery in Frame Central, at True Love Gallery and Tattoo, and at Bluebird Ice Cream (hosted by Hollow Earth Radio).
  • Affordable art and small works: Retrofit Home‘s 9th year of Hundred and Under show and the Holiday Miniature Art Extravaganza at Ghost Gallery.

GP Pardon a PUp PicIn the mood to party for the greater good? Choices!  Festibus! benefit for Washington Bus at the Bullitt Center on Thursday, Pardon a Pup benefit for shelter dogs at Sam’s Tavern on Friday,  and Wonderland benefit for Urban Artworks at Love City Love on Friday.

next fest velocityVelocity Dance Center’s annual Next Fest, featuring fresh new voices in contemporary dance from the region, culminates this weekend with performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The program “unveils fierce new work by GENDER TENDER, Coleman Pester/Tectonic Marrow Society, Nathan Blackwell, Dylan Ward and Alana O Rogers with installations by Matt Drews + Coulliette [the Pendleton House], kt Shores + Lexi Hamill.

wonderlandSeveral holiday craft gift shops are popping up on the Hill this weekend, including Canoe Social Club’s Bizarre Bazaar, a holiday art fair at Vermillion, Holiday Bazar Gnar at The In, and the NEST pop-up boutique on Bellevue Ave.

Healthcare enrollment help: If you haven’t yet signed up for healthcare coverage and want to ask questions and get help, trained “assisters” will be at Gay City Health Project on Saturday 10am – 12pm. Although the deadline has been extended into 2014, you’ll need to enroll by December 23rd for your coverage to start on January 1.

On Sunday, bring your memories to Canterbury Ale and Eats for the “Last Canterbury Knight ever” before this 15th Ave watering hole is reincarnated.

Check the CHS Calendar for more.

August 2014

CHS History: Tavern Law opens 2009
Aug 21 all-day
http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2009/08/22/tavern-law-opening-night-photos
Rally to Free Indigenous Leader and Renton Resident Nestora Salgado @ Federal Building Plaza
Aug 21 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
A protest on the one-year anniversary of Salgado’s arrest to demand U.S. officials act to secure her freedom from a Mexican prison. Salgado is a [...]
The Feed Bag Yappy Hour @ The Feed Bag Pet Provisions
The Feed Bag Yappy Hour @ The Feed Bag Pet Provisions | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 21 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wine. Finger Food. Free Samples and Raffle Prizes.
Savoring Late Summer: Rosé and Rioja Wine Tasting @ Vino Verite
Aug 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Vino Verite Wine Tasting
This week we return to the more traditional Northwest weather pattern of grey, drizzly mornings giving way to calm, warm afternoons. While we might see [...]
Capitol Hill Community Council August Meeting @ Cal Anderson Park Shelterhouse
Capitol Hill Community Council August Meeting @ Cal Anderson Park Shelterhouse
Aug 21 @ 6:30 PM
**THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014 MEETING AGENDA** **Cal Anderson Shelter House @ 6:30PM** “Transportation: Bus, Bike, Streetcar, and more!” 1.Welcome 2. Introduction 3. November Transportation Ballot [...]
Vignettes: Saturn Return @ Vignettes | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 21 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM art show photography
Vignettes is pleased to present photographic collage by Elizabeth Rudge in collaboration with Ryan Miller with special performance and meditation by Garek Jon Druss Opening/Closing [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 22 @ 8:00 PM drama theater
Set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend, “Other Desert Cities” centers on the powerful Wyeth family. Lyman, an actor-turned-ambassador during the Reagan administration, and his [...]
The Samurai Project @ Velocity Dance Center Founders Theater
The Samurai Project @ Velocity Dance Center Founders Theater
Aug 22 @ 8:00 PM dance modern dance performance
In their three-city tour connecting Buenos Aires, Seattle and Mexico City, Velocity SCUBA 2014 Artist Elia Mrak, Viko Hernandez (Mexico) and Martin Piliponsky (Argentina) debut [...]
Punchline Comedy Competition Finals @ Jai Thai
Aug 22 @ 9:00 PM comedy competition
The Wild Card and Preliminary rounds of the Punchline Comedy Shows 4th Annual Comedy Competition have produced one of the best Finals lineups we have [...]
Pistil Books' Annual Outdoor Book Sale
Aug 23 all-day
1415 E. Union, in the alley 10 am to 4 pm Hundreds of books in all categories, including fiction, history, science, biography, art, how-to, and [...]
Relay For Life of Capitol Hill @ Cal Anderson Park
The Relay For Life movement is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event and, since 1985, has grown into the world’s largest movement to end [...]
LINDA’S FEST!!! @ Linda's Tavern
LINDA'S FEST!!! @ Linda's Tavern
Aug 23 @ 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
It’s been a hot, sticky summer, so we’re gonna up the grime ante with a monstrous FREE rock party in the parking lot behind Linda’s [...]
AMDEF 2014 @ Neumos
AMDEF 2014 @ Neumos
Aug 23 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 24 @ 2:00 AM art dance entertainment fashion music
Seattle’s 7th Annual AMDEF, presenting over 6 hours of Artists, Bands, DJ’s, Dancers, Vocalists, Aerialists, Designers, and more! Enjoy 150+ performers sharing a stage for [...]
Rugby is a Drag @ Neighbors
Rugby is a Drag @ Neighbors
Aug 23 @ 7:00 PM drag quake rugby Queer
Seattle Quake rugby players will remove their cleats and scrum caps to dress up in drag for one night of fabulous dancing, lip-syncing and entertainment. [...]
Bass Academy w/ FIGURE - Aug. 23 - Showbox @ Showbox
Aug 23 @ 8:00 PM
USC Events presents Bass Academy Showbox 75th Anniversary Edition Purchase Tickets Here: http://bit.ly/1pfZlUJ Figure Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba Local Support:Hyperfunk & Myk, First Class, High [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 23 @ 8:00 PM drama theater
Set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend, “Other Desert Cities” centers on the powerful Wyeth family. Lyman, an actor-turned-ambassador during the Reagan administration, and his [...]
Survivor Family FIT Squad @ Cal Anderson Park
Survivor Family FIT Squad @ Cal Anderson Park
Aug 24 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM #bootcamp #fitness #sundayfunday #survivors
SUNDAYS at 10am | Cal Anderson Park Join us for boot camp workouts in the park (Rival-style of course) for some high-intensity training to [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 24 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market supports Washington’s small family farmers by creating a vibrant neighborhood farmers market.  Located outside the Seattle Central Community College, the Market runs year-round [...]
Celebrate Little Saigon @ 12th Ave and S. Jackson
Celebrate Little Saigon @ 12th Ave and S. Jackson
Aug 24 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM culture family Food games
TH ANNUAL CELEBRATE LITTLE SAIGON CLS is an outdoor summer festival celebrating Vietnamese American food, arts, culture, and community held in Seattle’s Little Saigon. FEATURING: [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 24 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
It’s Sunday Sipper time at Madrona Wine Merchants — come see what two lovelies that Mark is sampling this Sunday. There is always a surprise [...]

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