On the List | Capitol Hill arts walk, Battle of the Bulge, pre-func St. Patrick’s Day, DaDaedel improv

comic art at Gay City

comic art at Gay City

Good spring weather — sunny and high near 60F– on Thursday is a perfect reason to walk around the ‘hood and check out the art shows opening for the monthly Capitol Hill Arts Walk, aka your hyper-local affordable art fair. Highlights this month include a queer comic art exhibition at Gay City Health Project; Tales from the Grind at Office Nomads in which six Seattle authors read stories and poems about the jobs they’ve loved, lost, and sometimes, quit in a frenzied rage; humorous photography by Fab Rideti at Paris Eastside; interpretations of the Zodiac signs at True Love. Find many more art walk events via the mobile-friendly blitzcapitolhill.com.

5b3194_3e81c5f95279496291b848550f4d42cc.jpg_srz_p_389_713_75_22_0.50_1.20_0This weekend is the last chance to see “First Dollars to a Name” at Eclectic Theater. This “mature content” play is an homage to the spaghetti western, and marks the 50th anniversary of Sergio Leone’s classic Fistful of Dollars. Queue the whistle + wah-wah-wah song.

Friday, Neighbors hosts Battle of the Bulge, an underwear model contest and benefit for Social Outreach Seattle.

Also Friday, Chop Suey hosts a benefit show to raise funds for the second annual ‘Mo-Wave musical festival. CHS wrote about the first year for the queer music fest here.

St. Patrick’s Day (aka amateur drinking day, aka everyone-is-Irish day) is Monday, but you can start to party green on Saturday at Tommy Gun.

1964802_699694183407375_1579893758_n[2]Join us for our Third Annual Irish Feast. We’ll start things off with doors at 5pm and dinner will last until our traditional corned beef sandwiches (piled on rye with cabbage, naturally) runs out. You’ll find Guinness on draft and array of Irish whiskeys at the ready. Once again, we’ll feature Irish dancers at 10pm.”

Justin Duffus at Blindfold Gallery.

Justin Duffus at Blindfold Gallery.

Da’Daedal celebrates their second anniversary of producing improv nights of music, spoken word, and art on Sunday at Vermillion.

The $15 Now crowd will be rallying — and marching for the cause — at Judkins Park Saturday afternoon.

Something to add? Let us know on the CHS Calendar — more listings below:

Apr 29 @ 8:00 PM – May 21 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
WHO: Pork Filled Productions WHAT: Presents a World Premiere play, A HAND OF TALONS a Steampunk Noir play. Set in the same world as our THE CLOCKWORK PROFESSOR and THE TUMBLEWEED ZEPHYR WHEN: April 29 to May 21, 2016 Th/Fri/Sat/Mon at … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 11:00 AM – Sep 4 @ 5:00 PM Northwest African American Museum
You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 8:00 PM – May 22 @ 10:00 PM Theatre Off Jackson
WHO: Pork Filled Productions WHAT: Presents a World Premiere play, A HAND OF TALONS a Steampunk Noir play. Set in the same world as our THE CLOCKWORK PROFESSOR and THE TUMBLEWEED ZEPHYR WHEN: April 29 to May 21, 2016 Th/Fri/Sat/Mon at … Continue reading
May 1 @ 11:00 AM – Sep 5 @ 5:00 PM Northwest African American Museum
You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty … Continue reading
May 1 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
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 every Sunday from 11am-3pm, and has been in operation since 2005.  One can find fresh Washington grown produce, fruit and … Continue reading
May 1 @ 7:00 PM – May 2 @ 1:00 AM Madrona Wine Merchants
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 in the store. Check out our website: http://www.madronawinemerchants.com to see what we are pouring. Madrona … Continue reading
May 1 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Summit Building at First Covenant Church
Looking for a place for your child to play during the rainy Seattle winter? Wanting to get to know other parents? Join other Seattle families at The Summit Building for 2 hours of fun and safe playtime on Capitol Hill! All adult-supervised … Continue reading
May 1 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Maple Wood Playfield 1
the Scrub-Jays of Summit Public House enter week 3 of Industrial Softball League (ISL) play with a May Day matchup at 3p against last year’s #1 team, Moe Bar. these two squads are vying to be #1 not just in … Continue reading
May 1 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Building Name / Room Number / Site: Mainstage Thursdays at 7:30pm Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 4:00pm Event Description: New Century Theatre Company presents My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim … Continue reading
May 1 @ 7:30 PM 12th Avenue Arts
New Century Theatre Company presents MY NAME IS ASHER LEV By Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok Directed by Sheila Daniels Based on Chaim Potok’s best-selling novel, My Name Is Asher Lev follows the journey of a young Jewish … Continue reading
May 2 @ 11:00 AM – Sep 6 @ 5:00 PM Northwest African American Museum
You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty … Continue reading
May 2 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
What does your garden have to do with the invasive species problem in our natural areas?  We will discuss invasive species in the Pacific Northwest and what we can all do to curb new introductions and take on those species … Continue reading
May 2 @ 8:00 PM POCO Wine + Spirits
Join us for a night of trivia and get your weekly dose of brainy drinking! $2 per person Max team size of 6 SHOTS! Winning team takes home all the cash Come see why Triviality is the best quiz night … Continue reading
May 3 – May 4 all-day
Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG – one-day online giving event encouraging the community to donate to their favorite nonprofits at www.GiveBIG.seattlefoundation.org with the goal of raising $20 million for more than 1,500 participating organizations.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 3 @ 11:00 AM – Sep 7 @ 5:00 PM Northwest African American Museum
You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty … Continue reading
May 3 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
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May 3 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
Join us for our six-ish mile all paces run. For Tuesday run, we have a winter route at 5.7 mi and a summer route at 6.3 mi.  The summer route explores the trails of Interlaken and the Arboretum.  The winter … Continue reading
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Ray Larson, UW Botanic Gardens Curator of Living Collections, will lead you on  a journey through the most interesting plant collections in the Washington Park Arboretum. This walk and talk will highlight the Pacific Connections Garden, where you will find … Continue reading
May 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
If your gardening thumb is not the most perfect shade of green or not green at all, this class is for you! What do plants need? Learn about soil, composting, planting, growing from seeds. Herb and perennial gardening plus an … Continue reading
May 4 @ 12:00 PM Canterbury Ale House
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 to answer to get more beer and food. It’s free to play, prizes to top … Continue reading
May 4 @ 11:00 AM – Sep 8 @ 5:00 PM Northwest African American Museum
You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty … Continue reading
May 4 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
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May 4 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Building
Tai Chi is a health sustaining exercise and a tool for improved body awareness. Practiced by the elderly for balance and circulation and the young for relaxation and martial arts, it is a wonderful holistic activity for all ages. The … Continue reading
May 4 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Seattle Asian Art Museum
Please join us for a fun filled evening with Dr. Allan Armitage, Ph.D University of Georgia, who will speak to us about his gardening adventures throughout the world. Dr. “A” is a well know speaker, writer and gardener who has … Continue reading
May 4 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Elliot Bay Book Company
NYC-based legendary performance artist and eco/anti-consumerism activist Reverend Billy presents his new book and album The Earth Wants YOU: *Weds May 4th, 7pm: Seattle, WA: The Elliott Bay Book Company. 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA  98122. kmallman@elliottbaybook.com & (206) 624-6600. … Continue reading
May 4 @ 8:00 PM The Hillside Bar
Join us for our monthly Trivia Night at The Hillside Bar. First Wednesday of every month at 8:00pm. For just the measly cost of $3 per person you can show off that big brain of yours. Teams of 1-4 people. … Continue reading
May 5 @ 11:00 AM – Sep 9 @ 5:00 PM Northwest African American Museum
You’re posing for the camera. How do you want to be seen? Distinguished. Thoughtful. Stylish. Outrageous. Celebratory. Proud. In Posing Beauty in African American Culture, a century of photographs by a wide range of image-makers—photojournalists, artists, men, and women—explore beauty … Continue reading
May 5 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle Academy Arts Center
Join us as we transform the Arts Center and STREAM Building into an Art Gallery. Showcasing work done throughout the year by all grades. Exhibit remains up May 5 – May 31.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 5 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
Join us for this very social 3.5 mile jaunt through the neighborhood followed by food and drinks at Linda’s.  We keep the pace easy and the atmosphere fun. Sometimes we change location. Always check our website to confirm the run.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
May 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Building Name / Room Number / Site: Mainstage Thursdays at 7:30pm Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 4:00pm Event Description: New Century Theatre Company presents My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim … Continue reading

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