On the List | Gaylaxy Quest sci-fi, tree walk tour in Volunteer Park, State of the Hill, Czech films

Gaylaxy-Quest-355x550Gaylaxy Quest: A Celebration of Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Fiction will boldly take sci-fi readers where no sci-fi readers have gone before Friday night at E Pike’s Calamus Auditorium:

Gay City, Queer Geek, and Gay Romance Northwest are partnering together for a special Gay City “Meet the Author” event with four Washington State writers who boldly explore star systems and fantasy realms while spotlighting LGBT main characters and relationships.

Thursday night, community advocate Catherine Hillenbrand receives the 2014 Spirit Award at the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce State of the Hill event at Fred Wildlife Refuge.

The 1801296_10202745740220201_356347805_ophotographers featured in Blindfold Gallery‘s current show “Magic Nudes” will be at the gallery on Thursday 7 – 8:30pm for an informal talk about their work. Paul Dahlquist’s and Almendra Sandoval’s evocative, black-and-white images of artfully composed nudes complement and elevate each other.

Saturday, a tradition of having a good time for a good cause at Seattle University continues with the annual Seattle U Dance Marathon to benefit Children’s Hospital. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reportedly will be on hand to do some boogeying down.

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Get to know the trees in Volunteer Park on a guided Tree Walk tour by experts on Saturday. To join this free event, meet at the entrance to the Asian Art Museum at 10am and plan for about two hours.  If you can’t make the tour on Saturday, the ents tree people with the City of Seattle have created self-guided maps for our Olmsted-designed park: Master mapNE loopSE loopSW loopNW loop.

Martyrs-of-Love-245_feature A traveling exhibition of films by Czech filmmaker Jan Nemec lands at Northwest Film Forum Friday through Wednesday.The Independent of Reality: Jan Nemec Retrospective features six New Wave films which showcase the director who “not only bucked the formalist conventions of his time, but also directly challenged the state art establishment with an approach he called ‘dreamy realism.’ The political controversy surrounding his subversive and surrealist work resulted in a 15 year exile from his country in the 1970s and ‘80s, making his films difficult to access in the U.S.”  Saturday’s film, Martyrs of Love, was considered most dangerous to the Communist ideology.

Broadway Farmer’s Market is a weekly event every Sunday 11am – 3pm at the intersection of Broadway and Pine. See the Ripe and Ready page for the organizers’ best guesses for what’s in season and available at the market this week, including potatoes, winter squash, and fresh eggs.

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October 2014

American Sign Language for Senior Citizens @ Central Area Senior Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
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Design Review: 1311 E. Marion @ SU Admissions & Alumni Building
Design Review: 1311 E. Marion @ SU Admissions & Alumni Building
Oct 22 @ 6:30 PM
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Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House
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More fun than a barrel full of monkeys… Pub Trivia. Get drinks as prizes for answering questions correctly. Great food, great drinks, and some questions [...]
R-Day Pre Party @ Western Neon
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Come and enjoy BEER, music, food, and neon bending demonstrations all in celebration of the one year anniversary of the “R” returning to the top [...]
Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Sale @ St. Mark's Cathedral, Lower Level
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Oct 23 @ 5:00 PM – Oct 25 @ 5:00 PM
The Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Sale offers an opportunity for the greater Seattle community to experience over 3,500 original textiles and purchase unique handwoven items [...]
Future Landscape of Life Science Careers @ Northeastern University - Seattle
Future Landscape of Life Science Careers @ Northeastern University - Seattle
Oct 23 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Join us for a panel discussion on the “Future Landscape of Life Science Careers” and hear from academic experts and industry leaders on what the [...]
Lit Crawl Seattle 2014
Lit Crawl Seattle is back! Our third annual romp through Capitol and First Hills happens Thursday, October 23rd from 6pm until the squirrels go home. [...]
EastPAC Community Meeting @ Seattle University, Chardin Hall
EastPAC Community Meeting @ Seattle University, Chardin Hall
Oct 23 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Fall is the time to re-connect with your community by attending this Thursday’s (October 23rd, 6:30 to 8:00 PM) EastPAC meeting! EastPAC serves ALL of [...]
Lake Washington Girls Middle School Open House @ Lake Washington Girls Middle School
Lake Washington Girls Middle School Open House @ Lake Washington Girls Middle School
Oct 23 @ 7:00 PM
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Lake Washington Girls Middle School Open House 10/23 @ Lake Washington Girls Middle School
Lake Washington Girls Middle School Open House 10/23 @ Lake Washington Girls Middle School
Oct 23 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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"Reelin' in the Years", presented by Vocalpoint! Seattle  @ Broadway Performance Hall
Oct 23 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM #70s #VocalpointSeattle
Rockin’ Tunes from the 70s from Vocalpoint! Seattle, Where the Music Never Gets Old! Related
SpeakEasy kickstarter Launch Party! @ Capitol Cider
Oct 23 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM gaming
SpeakEasy is a Bold Pub Game! Come help us kick off a successful Kickstarter! Also check us out at www.mindjello.com Related
Winter Harvest @ Eclectic Theatre
Winter Harvest @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Oct 23 @ 8:00 PM Eclectic Theater theater
WINTER HARVEST A world premiere! In the Seattle of 1955 the five year old daughter of an alcoholic politician and his very pregnant Irish Catholic [...]
Lit Crawl After-Party at Hugo House @ Hugo House
Oct 23 @ 9:00 PM
Whether or not you make it to a Lit Crawl event, join us for the After-Party at Hugo House. $5 gets you a pint of [...]
Rainier Beer - Inaugural 'R Day' @ Old Rainier Brewery | Seattle | Washington | United States
Oct 24 @ 2:00 PM – Oct 25 @ 2:00 AM #CasualIndustries #GrazingRainiers #rainier #rainierbeer #RDay
On Oct. 24, Rainier Beer is kicking off the first annual R Day celebration honoring the anniversary of restoring the Rainier R atop the Old [...]
Rainier Beer - Inaugural 'R Day' @ Old Rainier Brewery
Oct 24 @ 2:00 PM – Oct 25 @ 2:00 AM #CasualIndustries #rainier #rainierbeer #RDay beer
On Oct. 24, Rainier Beer is kicking off the first annual R Day celebration honoring the anniversary of restoring the Rainier R atop the Old [...]
Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents Carlo Goldoni’s THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS @ Seattle Public Theater
Oct 24 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 26 @ 2:00 PM
Seattle Public Theater Youth Presents Carlo Goldoni’s THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS Adapted and Directed by Shawn Belyea At the Bathhouse Theater on Green Lake [...]
"Reelin' in the Years", presented by Vocalpoint! Seattle  @ Broadway Performance Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:30 PM #70s #VocalpointSeattle
Rockin’ Tunes from the 70s from Vocalpoint! Seattle, Where the Music Never Gets Old! Related
Winter Harvest @ Eclectic Theatre
Winter Harvest @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Oct 24 @ 8:00 PM Eclectic Theater theater
WINTER HARVEST A world premiere! In the Seattle of 1955 the five year old daughter of an alcoholic politician and his very pregnant Irish Catholic [...]
Educator Open House at NAAM @ Northwest African American Museum
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