On the List | Oscar shorts, Hangin Tuff!, fruit gleaning, and Rockaraoke

mr_hublotHarvard Exit Theater is doing its part to help you study up for the Oscars. Our historical neighborhood theater is showing two collections of Oscar-nominated shorts now through Thursday, February 13th. The Animation collection includes films from Japan, Luxembourg/France, UK, and the US. The Live Action collection includes selections from Finland, France, Spain, UK and from Denmark: Helium, which looks charming.

The Children’s Film Festival (which started on January 23rd)  and ends on Saturday at Northwest Film Forum with a Closing Ceremony of awards and a surprise screening of outstanding short films. This closing event is recommended for ages 8 and over.

black-like-usBlack Like Us, a new play by Rachel Atkins can be seen at Annex Theatre Thurs – Saturday through March 1.. “Family secrets ripple through time when three sisters in 2013 discover the truth about a young African-American woman in 1958 who realizes she can pass for white. What happens in-between is a frank and funny look at the shifting boundaries of tolerance and what identity really means.” CHS spoke with the playwright about the production here.

In our neighborhood walks and rides, we’ve noticed a quite a few fruit trees with excess and  uncollected fruit. An introduction and informational potluck party for Capitol Hill Seattle Fruit Gleaners. Organized and hosted by Sustainable Capitol Hill and Capitol Hill EcoDistrict, the meet up is Saturday, 3 – 4:30pm at Braeburn building.

rockakaraokeFans of karaoke and live music are in for a treat on Sunday at Chop Suey. Rockaraoke: Live Band Karaoke blends the two and enables you to “front your own rock band and release your inner rockstar!” The event is free and starts at 8p.

Here’s more events coming up this weekend and beyond. Have a Hill event you want people to know about? Add it to the calendar!

August – September 2014

PRESS START III: TURBO EDITION @ Ltd Gallery | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 29 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM art show opening PAX
Our Annual Video Game show is in it’s third year! As the PAX Prime convention descends upon the city of Seattle yet again, we have [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 29 @ 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 [...]
Huge Indoor Moving Sale
Aug 30 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM #capitolhill
I’m moving out of town and selling almost everything. I’ve been in this apartment for over 15 years, so I’ve accumulated a lot of stuff. [...]
Strikerfit Kettlebell Fundamentals Workshop @ Montlake Community Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 30 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM #getripped #kettlebells exercise fitness
To get the most out of kettlebell exercises, you need great technique. Whether you’ve been attending our classes, incorporating kettlebell exercise into workouts on your [...]
Seattle Police Picnic at Cal Anderson Park @ Cal Anderson Park
Aug 30 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The annual free event moves into Cal Anderson Park for the first time
Anselmann German Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Anselmann German Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 30 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Pfalz is located between the Rhine river and the low-lying Haardt mountain range in Western Germany. It covers a neat rectangle of land 45 [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 30 @ 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 [...]
Rival FIT Camp Benefiting Gilda's Club @ Cal Anderson Park
Join us for boot camp workouts in the park (Rival-style of course) for some high-intensity training to work on speed, agility, and strength. FIT Camp [...]
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 31 @ 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 [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 31 @ 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 [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 31 @ 2:00 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 [...]
Engine 9 Brewery Tap Takeover @ Capitol Cider
Aug 31 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM #CapitolCider Beer tasting tap takeover
Head Brewery for Engine #9 Brewery out of Tacoma, Shane Johns, will be in attendance and we’ll have 9 taps dedicated to their beers! Especially [...]
Pink Party Prime @ Neighbours Nightclub
Pink Party Prime @ Neighbours Nightclub
Aug 31 @ 9:00 PM – Sep 1 @ 2:00 AM gaming gaymer Neighbours Nightclub PAX Prime queer geek video games
Pink Party Prime Sunday, Aug 31 / 9pm – Close Neighbours Nightclub / 1509 Broadway $15 Gen Adm / $30 VIP 21+ It’s back and [...]
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern | Seattle | Washington | United States
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 [...]
CHS History: Pony opens 2009
Sep 3 all-day
http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2009/09/01/pony-to-open-for-reals-this-thursday
Rain City Poetry Slam @ Scratch Deli
Sep 3 @ 8:00 PM all ages poetry poetry slam
Rain City Slam is Seattle’s newest poetry slam! Open Mic, Featured Poet and a Poetry Slam Every Wednesday at 8pm (sharp), $3 admission (credit/debit cards [...]
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House | Seattle | Washington | United States
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 [...]
Let's get down to feisty feminist business! @ New Freeway Hall
Sep 4 @ 7:30 PM
Learn how a socialist feminist organization evaluates its work and decides political priorities. Hear how feminists fight for the rights of political prisoners, like Nestora [...]
Concert: Shabazz Palaces with The Black Constellation and Special Guests @ Frye Art Museum | Seattle | Washington | United States
Sep 5 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Expanding the Now: The Continual Line A four-hour-long performance in response to the Frye exhibitions Your Feast Has Ended and The Unicorn Incorporated. Based on [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Sep 5 @ 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 [...]
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