On the List | EXPO 91 fest, Blitz Arts Walk, Neumos anniversary, Art Ache & Hangover Market

expo91There’s a possibility of seeing the northern lights in the next few days, but even without a sighting the Hill still offers up weekend thrills.

Cairo’s annual EXPO 91 fest this weekend features an art-fueled opening reception on Thursday, followed by three nights of “hilarious and gnarly pop/rock and elusive visual- and aural-experimenters.” EXPO 91’s music nights are $7 and all ages, with the line up as follows: Friday – Newaxeyes, Youryoungbody, Black Hat, USF, Nice&AO. Saturday – Health Problems, Childbirth, Stickers, Hornet Leg, Wimps, Weed. Sunday – Corey J. Brewer, Maryjane Dunphe, Dragging An Ox Through Water, Elissa Ball, Lori Goldston & Dan Sasaki.usic events are $7 and are all ages.

by Don Wallen

by Don Wallen

Rounding out an art-focused Thursday is the monthly Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk. The Seattle Asian Art Museum offers free admission during Blitz every month, so it’s a good evening to check out our neighborhood Art Deco gem.  Other art walk highlights include a Star Wars-themed show at Ltd Gallery, photographic portraits by Don Wallen of Seattle’s 1970’s “fringe community” at the Pine Box, and neon light installations at Vermillion. Capitol Cider introduces new art-themed cocktails along with live drawing and music to kick off their very first art walk. See the full list of events at the art walk website.

marketNeumos and Moe Bar celebrate their respective 10th and 20th anniversaries with a week of shows starting Thursday. Read more about the venue’s tribute to Seattle music and the history of Moe and Neumos here.

Art Ache Market and Hangover Flea Market continue to share space and sell handmade and vintage goods at Chop Suey. This month’s edition of the combo market is Sunday 1pm – 6pm. Free with DJ music and $3 mimosas.

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May 7 – May 29 all-day Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences Arts Center
Opening on Thursday, May 7 from 5-8pm in the SAAS Arts Center. All three floors of the Arts Center will be hung gallery style with the work done throughout the entire year by grades 6 through 12. There will also … Continue reading
May 14 – Jun 7 all-day Egyptian, Harvard Exit... and beyond
SIFF 2015 by the numbers:  450 films / 92 countries / 193 feature films / 70 documentary features / 19 archival films / 164 short films / 4 secret films / 49 World Premieres (23 features, 26 shorts) / 51 North American Premieres (33 features, 18 shorts) / 18 … Continue reading
May 21 – May 31 all-day Broadway Performance Hall
VOCALPOINT! SEATTLE PRESENTS “RANDOM ACTS” No theme, just great music! • May 21-31, 2015 Featuring songs by Billy Joel; Carly Simon; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Earth, Wind and Fire; James Taylor; Manhattan Transfer; Natalie Cole; Santana; The Rolling Stones; Tower … Continue reading
May 28 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Vino Verite
We’re adding something very special for this Thursday’s tasting, and featuring the sweet side of life: we will be co-hosting a wine tasting with Herman Lanier, founder of the local business Lanier’s Fine Candies. Herman is a wonderful example of … Continue reading
May 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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May 28 @ 6:30 PM 12th Ave Arts
The Capitol Hill Community Council’s May meeting is taking place a week later than usual, on Thursday, the 28th, and they will be hosting an interactive conversation about piloting temporary pedestrian streets in Pike/Pine. https://www.facebook.com/events/981590758547634/ Learn about: -Options being looked … Continue reading
May 28 @ 6:30 PM Seattle Tennis Club
Four Seattle-based, female business owners, and recovering perfectionists, have come together to pen a book about striving to do it all in life and what they’ve learned along the way. The Imperfect Perfectionist offers helpful seasonal tips to overachieving perfectionists … Continue reading
May 28 @ 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
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May 28 @ 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
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May 28 @ 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Meditate Seattle Studio
Free 1/2 hour silent meditation group every week except holidays. If you need instruction in meditation, visit Youtube and search for Meditate Seattle. You will find an introductory video. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 28 @ 7:00 PM Elliott Bay Book Company
“The brilliant author of alternately tough-and-tender works of fiction like The Question of Bruno, Nowhere Man, and The Lazarus Project will read from his new novel, The Making of Zombie Wars .” Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 28 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Fred Wildlife Refuge
Invisible Arcade is a recurring video game expo/concert mashup event in Seattle. It’s a place to discover amazing games through play and performance. Performers play their games on-stage as a performance for the audience. Additionally, all games are playable throughout … Continue reading
May 28 @ 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield Theatre Department Presents RENT! Garfield High School is proud to present Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking rock-opera Rent. Set in New York City during the HIV crisis of the 1990s, Rent follows a year in the lives of Alphabet City’s bohemian … Continue reading
May 29 @ 10:00 AM Montlake Elementary
Image: 2014 Montlake Eat Real & Art Walk On Friday, May 29 indulge in all of the visual and flavorful delights at Montlake Elementary’s 3rd annual Eat Real and Art Walk! Art patrons, urban farmers and purveyors of fine edibles … Continue reading
May 29 @ 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption
Attend the 3rd Annual Bite of Greece Seattle! And enjoy all the delicious Greek food you love! From souvlaki to salata, from bougatsa to baklava! We have a Taverna, Kafenion, and music and dancing too! OPA!!! Friday 4-10pm Saturday 11am … Continue reading
May 29 @ 7:00 PM Fred Wildlife Refuge
“It’s a man auction. Buy an evening with a man. They’ve got “Seattle’s Sexiest Single Men (Gay and Straight)” and there’s all you can eat sushi, so. Also, this is a fundraiser for the wonderful Fremont Art Council’s Solstice Parade” … Continue reading
May 29 @ 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield Theatre Department Presents RENT! Garfield High School is proud to present Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking rock-opera Rent. Set in New York City during the HIV crisis of the 1990s, Rent follows a year in the lives of Alphabet City’s bohemian … Continue reading
May 29 @ 7:00 PM Ernestine Anderson Place
Dromeno (Balkan folk artists) and House of Tarab (Arabic music ensemble) will join us for a free show on May 29th at 7pm. Double the headliners = double the fun! Drink specials will be available at a neighborhood bar after … Continue reading
May 29 @ 7:30 PM Elliott Bay Book Company
“Reading from In the Spider’s Web: a Nonfiction Novel and The Divers and Other Mysteries of Seattle” Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 29 @ 7:30 PM Hugo House
“Writers Meg Wolitzer, Justin Torres, and Amelia Gray perform alongside musician Abi Grace in this literary event that highlights literature and art’s ability to manipulate time.” Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 30 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center
Be the spark for change and explore how women and girls are driving solutions to global issues at this free, family-friendly event with hands on activities, inspirational speakers, and ideas for you to get involved. • discover how women and … Continue reading
May 30 @ 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption
Attend the 3rd Annual Bite of Greece Seattle! And enjoy all the delicious Greek food you love! From souvlaki to salata, from bougatsa to baklava! We have a Taverna, Kafenion, and music and dancing too! OPA!!! Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 30 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Garfield High School
“The event brings middle and high school drumlines from across the state to showcase their talent and compete in friendly drumline battles. Garfield’s Varsity Drumline as the host school will showcase their music and perform cadences. Moses Lake HS, Roosevelt … Continue reading
May 30 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Garfield High School
7th Annual Garfield BDX Drumline Competition May 30th, 2015, Noon – 3pm Garfield High School Gymnasium $10 Door – All Proceeds support GHS Drumline Program Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on May 30th, 2015 … Continue reading
May 30 @ 5:00 PM Anthem on 12th
Anthem on 12th invites you to celebrate over 100 years of Washington Hall history, with a FREE rooftop concert and neighborhood showcase benefitting the ‘Restore the Hall’ campaign. On Saturday, May 30th, join Historic Seattle, central area community members and an … Continue reading
May 30 @ 7:00 PM St. Mark's
CATHEDRALS X @ St Mark’s (1245 10th Ave E) A’capella performances by local indie musicians: Jessica Dobson (Deep Sea Diver), Lemolo, Adra Boo (Fly Moon Royalty), Erin Austin (OK Sweetheart), Lizzy & Jonny Gundersen (Le Wrens), Bradford Loomis & Beth … Continue reading
May 30 @ 7:00 PM Babeland
Brought to you by Babeland, TumbleWeed Farm & The Goodship Company May 22, 2015–Seattle WA – Recreational marijuana has been legal in Washington State for three years via I-502 and retail stores have been open for nearly a year. We’re … Continue reading
May 30 @ 7:00 PM Babeland
“Learn ways in which weed—smoked or edibles—can help connect you with your partner and create enjoyable sex from the experts at Babeland.” Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
May 30 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield Theatre Department Presents RENT! NOTE: This performance likely to sell out Garfield High School is proud to present Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking rock-opera Rent. Set in New York City during the HIV crisis of the 1990s, Rent follows a year … Continue reading
May 31 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM St. Joseph’s Parish Hall
Meet 20+ local resources dedicated to serving seniors and their adult children. Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Geriatric Care Management, Home Care, Placement Services, Senior Moving Experts, Senior Transitions Real Estate Expert, Medical Services, Alzheimer’s Association, Art & Fitness … Continue reading

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