On the List | Year-round farmers market, jazz & wine, sing-along, A Touch of Sin, sex trivia

Are you done with holidays? Us too. So wtf is up with Valentine crap on the shelves already? Here are some weekend highlights to get your mind off the candy.

barcaEvery Thursday evening starting at 9pm, Barça hosts terrific live jazz performances. Everything from Charlie Parker to Charles Mingus, along with several original compositions, are performed for your aural pleasure. Pre-funk with wine tasting at Vino Verite (5 – 8pm) another great, free every-Thursday Hill event.

Sing, sing a song along with the crowd at The Best Ever Music Video Sing Along on Thursday at Central Cinema, 8pm. The selections include Madonna, Journey, Bonnie Tyler, Queen, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Spice Girls, Rick Springfield..all the way up to the best of the past year.

nwffNorthwest Film Forum reopens Friday after their holiday break with a week-long screening of A Touch of Sin (2013). A winner of the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes, this contemporary film is a “startling — and violent — modern wuxia tale of four outcasts on the margins of a rapidly changing China who channel their underclass rage into a bloody and murderous rampage.”

(Fore)Play Sex Trivia with your Saturday night date and friends at 7pm at Babeland. Bring your team of 2 – 6 players and attempt to correctly answer questions on positions, activities, and toys. Free.

playwrightsSeattle Playwrights’ Collective performs a staged reading of Two Angels, a play by D Richard Tucker. The story follows Dayla, who joins a Liberation movement in order to fight the oppressors, but quickly becomes drawn into the covert operations of the revolutionaries. Elliott Bay Book Company on Sunday at 6p.

Meanwhile, don’t forget the Broadway Farmers Market is now year-round.

Are you having an event on Capitol Hill? Add it to the CHS Calendar.

 

April 2014

environmental WORKS Earth Day Parklet @ environmental WORKS Community Design Center
environmental WORKS Earth Day Parklet @ environmental WORKS Community Design Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 22 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Join us for environmental WORKS’ annual Earth Day Parklet celebrating our 44 years of service through community design. For one day, we will convert our [...]
Money, Food, and Resilience: Living with Enough @ Pigott Auditorium
Apr 22 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM #EarthDay #SUCEJS #VickiRobin
Seattle University’s Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability cordially invites you to join us for an Earth Day with Vicki Robin. Earth Day Celebration: A [...]
Bar Nun Bingo! @ Poquitos
Bar Nun Bingo! @ Poquitos
PLAY AND WIN AT BAR NUN BINGO WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD AND THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE AT POQUITOS IN CAPITOL HILL! Get your game face [...]
“Life & Death Planning for Seniors, their Families & Care-Givers” @ Council House
Apr 23 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
When you realize all that is done after you die, it can help you plan ahead to make it easier for your loved ones and, [...]
Capitol Hill Prepares presents: Emergency Communications Hub Role Training @ Capitol Hill Branch Library
Apr 23 @ 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM disaster earthquake emergency preparedness volcano
On Wednesday, April 23rd Capitol Hill Prepares will be holding a Hub Roles Training in preparation for our upcoming citywide emergency communications drill. We will [...]
Buddhist Meditation Class @ All Pilgrims Church (in the Chapel; enter on Republican)
Buddhist Meditation Class  @ All Pilgrims Church (in the Chapel; enter on Republican) | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM meditate meditation buddhism
Meditation on Capitol Hill is a chance for people living on Capitol Hill and surrounding areas to experience the benefits of meditation and learn the [...]
Free Fiction Workshop @ Victrola Coffee
Free Fiction Workshop @ Victrola Coffee | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Please register! In this workshop, we will focus on reading and critiquing each other’s fiction writing in a supportive environment. Writers of all fiction genres [...]
Dine Out For Life at Jimmy's on Broadway! @ Jimmy's on Broadway | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 24 all-day
Support this amazing cause at your favorite local neighborhood bar and restaurant! Reservations at www.jimmysonbroadway.com, via Open Table. We look forward to seeing you all! [...]
Dining Out for Life!
Apr 24 all-day
Raise your fork on Thursday, April 24th and participate in Dining Out for Life! On this day, more than 150 restaurants throughout the Seattle metropolitan [...]
Entrepreneurs UnPlugged @ Brenthaven Flagship Store
Entrepreneurs UnPlugged @ Brenthaven Flagship Store
Apr 24 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Come join us for a night of collaboration, networking and wine of course!
A Night of Americana Fusion @ The Royal Room
Join us Thursday April 24th at 7PM at the Royal Room in Columbia City as we celebrate roots-pop singer-songwriter Tae Phoenix and the release of [...]
Financial Literacy: What You Didn't Learn in School @ Office Nomads Coworking | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 24 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
What do a clock, the mysterious “Rule of 72,” marshmallows and the KISS principle have to do with finances? You’ll find out during this fun [...]
Free SciFi/Fantasy Writing Workshop @ Victrola Coffee | Seattle | Washington | United States
Apr 24 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Please register! Old Growth’s SF/Fantasy workshop runs for eight weeks and explores the craft of writing in the science fiction and fantasy genres. As with [...]
STEM: Science Uncorked @ Pacific Science Center
STEM: Science Uncorked @ Pacific Science Center
Apr 24 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM #Science wine
Come learn about the other “stem” education at Science Uncorked. Enjoy an evening sampling some of Washington’s finest wines while exploring the science straight from [...]
Bar Nun Bingo! (2nd Night) @ Pike Brewing Company
Bar Nun Bingo! (2nd Night) @ Pike Brewing Company
PLAY AND WIN AT BAR NUN BINGO WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD AND THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE AT PIKE BREWING DOWNTOWN! Get your game face and [...]
Movable Type’s Literary Mixer @ Vermillion Art Gallery And Bar
Movable Type's Literary Mixer @ Vermillion Art Gallery And Bar
Apr 24 @ 7:30 PM
Movable Type is hosting a Literary Mixer at Vermillion to spotlight the work of Literacy Source. The Mixer idea is simple: bring a book—hardcover, paperback, [...]
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) @ Cinerama, SIFF Uptown 1, SIFF Uptown 2
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) @ Cinerama, SIFF Uptown 1, SIFF Uptown 2
Apr 24 @ 7:30 PM – Apr 27 @ 6:30 PM
NFFTY, the largest youth film festival in the world, occurs each spring in Seattle, Washington and is the premier showcase of the best new directors [...]
SPT’s Youth Program Presents  TALES OF A 5TH GRADE SOMEBODY  at the Bathhouse Theater on Green Lake April 25th to 27th, 2014 @ Seattle Public Theater
GRADE SCHOOL AND LIFE TO GO SPT’s Youth Program Presents TALES OF A 5TH GRADE SOMEBODY at the Bathhouse Theater on Green Lake April 25th [...]
Parent’s Night Out @ Seattle Amistad School
Parent's Night Out @ Seattle Amistad School
Apr 25 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Drop your kids off at Seattle Amistad School and have a relaxing evening to yourselves at near-by Capitol Hill or Downtown Seattle! While you enjoy [...]
FIERCE QUEEN + FEROCIOUS MEMORIES w/ Hi Fashion @ Neighbours Nightclub
FEROCIOUS MEMORIES, the party to remember, not to forget… and FIERCE QUEEN, the live-reading lip-synching cunty competition drag show for Seattle’s new and up and [...]

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