On the List | CATZ! cat art show opens, Movable Type literary mixer, Ed Downloaded, RISK! live

catzWe already know what you all are doing on Sunday afternoon. Leading up to the big game day, we’ve picked out a few highlights from the busy Capitol Hill Seattle event calendar.

Capitol Hill people really, really love their cats. On Saturday  Ltd. Gallery opens a new art show, CATZ!, featuring the work of more than 30 artists. In conjunction with the CATZ show, the Seattle Humane Society will be at the gallery the following weekend (Feb 8 and 9) hosting cat adoptions each day.

Bring a book and chat with other readers about what they’re currently reading at the Moveable Type’s Literary Mixer on Thursday at Vermillion. We can’t say enough ed downloadedgood things about this friendly, low-key opportunity to talk with strangers about books. (If you’r book’s on a Kindle, you are welcome too.)

The regional premiere of the sci-fi play Ed, Downloaded opens at Washington Ensemble Theatre on Friday. Performances continue through February 24th.

“Set in a future, this soon-to-be true story tackles classic themes of love and death in a world where technological advancements bring infinite possibilities. Half-live action play and half-feature film, Ed, Downloaded is a sci-fi love story for high-tech dreamers.”

riskSaturday at the Highline watch Seattle storytellers and local celebs “tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share.”  RISK! Live in Seattle features performances by Dan Savage, Emmett Montgomery, Kelleen Conway Blanchard, and more. RISK! is a live show and podcast hosted by Kevin Allison (Reno 911!, Flight of the Conchords).

Check out the CHS Calendar for more events happening this weekend and beyond.

Jul 23 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 3 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 24 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 4 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 25 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 5 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 26 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 6 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 28 all-day
PEOPLE ON BIKES SET TO RIDE & DINE FOR CHARITY IN SEATTLE Seattle, WA (July 14, 2015) – On the evening of Tuesday, July 28th, people on bikes throughout Seattle will ride and dine to raise funds for charity in … Continue reading
Jul 29 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Miller Playfield Park
New Students: Summer Sessions of Qigong on Capitol Hill (7:30am Mon. & Wed.) and Chen Taiji in the International District (6pm on Mon. & Thurs.) are SPECIALLY DISCOUNTED 1/3 OFF (3 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 2).  Qigong in Miller Park, … Continue reading
Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 29 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Montlake Library
It is story time at the Montlake Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 29 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 29 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Seattle Central Fine Arts Bldg. Room 113
Mixed-level belly dance workout, no dance experience necessary. Get fit and feel great with cardio combinations, stamina drills, technique practice, and stretching. Relieve stress, burn calories, strengthen your core, and add precision to your dance moves. Wear comfortable clothing, bring … Continue reading
Jul 30 – Aug 2 all-day Volunteer Park
Thursday, July 30 – Sunday, August 2 | All Day Location: Volunteer Park | 1247 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112 Artist Wendy Red Star invites the public to engage with an imagined wilderness of assorted hunting decoys ranging from … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Rhein Haus
Join Rhein Haus for their Beer & BBQ in the Biergarten Series on Thursday, July 30 with Schooner Exact Get a Sausage & Schooner Exact Brew for $10! Free Outdoor BocceShare:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 30 @ 5:30 PM First Hill Park
Via the FHIA newsletter: The First Hill Improvement Association is proud to be programming a series of summer events along University Street. Our first event is in First Hill Park (Minor & University) and is an opportunity to show off … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Jul 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Richard Hugo House
SIDEWINDERS In the Northwest premiere of this existential transgender wild western by award winning playwright Basil Kreimendahl, Dakota and Bailey find themselves stranded in a strange barren land. While Dakota worries about how the two get home, Bailey is more … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 8:00 PM Chop Suey
Stallions’ first show! with Pizza Fest alums UBU ROI! $7 at door, includes free raffle ticket Doors at 8pm Help us raise money for Pizza Fest Seattle! We’re raffling off gift certificates from local businesses, tickets to upcoming shows, Pizza … Continue reading
Jul 30 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Somewhere over the rainbow, gays are checking themselves into Dr. Nora’s Reparative Therapy Clinic, where an ex-gay, ex-lesbian couple teach them to be born again straight. Adrian, a drag queen (best known for his Judy Garland impersonation), checks himself in … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Opening Reception: Friday, July 31 5:00pm – 7:00pm FREE Every summer during the five-week Portfolio Intensive, led by artists Ryan Finnerty and Jethaniel Peterka, teen artists at Gage Academy of Art focus on mastering materials and techniques while working from … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fisheries Supply
We here at UW Farm are running a farm produce stand this summer, and we’re inviting you to come join us to support our very own volunteer-driven agricultural enterprise. Enjoy seasonal, sustainably sourced, picked-that-morning fresh produce grown just two miles away, … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 11 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
Freehold’s Engaged Theatre program, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents an immersive music and theatre experience commissioned by Freehold and produced in partnership with the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and The Mahogany Project. Emboldened/Unsung Jazz Heroes investigates … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Richard Hugo House
SIDEWINDERS In the Northwest premiere of this existential transgender wild western by award winning playwright Basil Kreimendahl, Dakota and Bailey find themselves stranded in a strange barren land. While Dakota worries about how the two get home, Bailey is more … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 8:00 PM Broadway Performance Hall
The international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) is a world-renowned festival that provides the perfect opportunity to learn and share experiences with some of the most highly regarded artists working in the field of dance today. SFDI is a … Continue reading
Jul 31 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Somewhere over the rainbow, gays are checking themselves into Dr. Nora’s Reparative Therapy Clinic, where an ex-gay, ex-lesbian couple teach them to be born again straight. Adrian, a drag queen (best known for his Judy Garland impersonation), checks himself in … Continue reading
Aug 1 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
Edibles are a great fit for any garden, but they do need special care. The keys to a successful edible garden are in using natural methods to prevent plant problems, monitor plant health, and manage any pests or diseases that … Continue reading
Aug 1 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
Edibles are a great fit for any garden, but they do need special care. The keys to a successful edible garden are in using natural methods to prevent plant problems, monitor plant health, and manage any pests or diseases that … Continue reading
Aug 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Merrill Court Townhouses
Have your cake and gossip too as we visit Seattle’s only residential Landmark District featuring a wealth of upscale, early 20th century architecture. Harvard/Belmont is a veritable portfolio of the finest designers of the day: Charles Platt of New York … Continue reading

2 thoughts on “On the List | CATZ! cat art show opens, Movable Type literary mixer, Ed Downloaded, RISK! live

    • THAT would be awesome! Somebody, make a live action game of Risk a reality, please. In Cal Anderson Park, of course.