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:

August 2014

Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 22 @ 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 [...]
The Samurai Project @ Velocity Dance Center Founders Theater
The Samurai Project @ Velocity Dance Center Founders Theater
Aug 22 @ 8:00 PM dance modern dance performance
In their three-city tour connecting Buenos Aires, Seattle and Mexico City, Velocity SCUBA 2014 Artist Elia Mrak, Viko Hernandez (Mexico) and Martin Piliponsky (Argentina) debut [...]
Punchline Comedy Competition Finals @ Jai Thai
Aug 22 @ 9:00 PM comedy competition
The Wild Card and Preliminary rounds of the Punchline Comedy Shows 4th Annual Comedy Competition have produced one of the best Finals lineups we have [...]
Pistil Books' Annual Outdoor Book Sale
Aug 23 all-day
1415 E. Union, in the alley 10 am to 4 pm Hundreds of books in all categories, including fiction, history, science, biography, art, how-to, and [...]
Relay For Life of Capitol Hill @ Cal Anderson Park
The Relay For Life movement is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event and, since 1985, has grown into the world’s largest movement to end [...]
California In the Middle Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 23 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Wine from California is epitomized by the high end Napa trophy wines Like Screaming Eagle on one end and Two Buck Chuck on the other. [...]
LINDA’S FEST!!! @ Linda's Tavern
LINDA'S FEST!!! @ Linda's Tavern
Aug 23 @ 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
It’s been a hot, sticky summer, so we’re gonna up the grime ante with a monstrous FREE rock party in the parking lot behind Linda’s [...]
AMDEF 2014 @ Neumos
AMDEF 2014 @ Neumos
Aug 23 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 24 @ 2:00 AM art dance entertainment fashion music
Seattle’s 7th Annual AMDEF, presenting over 6 hours of Artists, Bands, DJ’s, Dancers, Vocalists, Aerialists, Designers, and more! Enjoy 150+ performers sharing a stage for [...]
Rugby is a Drag @ Neighbors
Rugby is a Drag @ Neighbors
Aug 23 @ 7:00 PM drag quake rugby Queer
Seattle Quake rugby players will remove their cleats and scrum caps to dress up in drag for one night of fabulous dancing, lip-syncing and entertainment. [...]
Bass Academy w/ FIGURE - Aug. 23 - Showbox @ Showbox
Aug 23 @ 8:00 PM
USC Events presents Bass Academy Showbox 75th Anniversary Edition Purchase Tickets Here: http://bit.ly/1pfZlUJ Figure Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba Local Support:Hyperfunk & Myk, First Class, High [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 23 @ 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 [...]
#ALSIcebucketchallenge Rival FIT Camp @ 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 [...]
Survivor Family FIT Squad @ Cal Anderson Park
Survivor Family FIT Squad @ Cal Anderson Park
Aug 24 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM #bootcamp #fitness #sundayfunday #survivors
SUNDAYS at 10am | Cal Anderson Park Join us for boot camp workouts in the park (Rival-style of course) for some high-intensity training to [...]
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 24 @ 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 [...]
Celebrate Little Saigon @ 12th Ave and S. Jackson
Celebrate Little Saigon @ 12th Ave and S. Jackson
Aug 24 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM culture family Food games
TH ANNUAL CELEBRATE LITTLE SAIGON CLS is an outdoor summer festival celebrating Vietnamese American food, arts, culture, and community held in Seattle’s Little Saigon. FEATURING: [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 [...]
Central Area Neighborhood Greenway Open Houses – Aug. 26th  @ Garfield Community Center
Aug 26 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Please join us at upcoming open houses for the Central Area Neighborhood Greenway to learn what greenway routes have been proposed for the project. The [...]
ASL class for adults @ Miller Community Center
ASL class for adults  @ Miller Community Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 26 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
We had so much fun in our last class, we are doing it again! If you missed the last class here is your chance to [...]
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 [...]
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