On the List | ComiCon, Moisture & APRIL festivals, gin cocktail competition, new play at WET

photo by Tim Durkan, from the CHS Flickr group

photo by Tim Durkan, from the CHS Flickr group

The Seattle Convention Center hosts the Emerald City ComiCon this weekend, which means we’ll be seeing more than usual number of costumes and cosplayers around the Hill over the next few days. Tickets to the ECCC are sold out, but you won’t need a con pass to crash these Hill-based Comicon adjunct events: Mint Condition Issue #3 art show opening on Friday at Ltd Gallery, the 2nd Annual Superhero Ball at Baltic Room  on Friday, Late Night Nerds comedy and variety show at Raygun Lounge ALSO on Friday,  and ECCC After Party at Q Nightclub on Sunday.

Moisture Festival takes over the Broadway Performance Hall weekends starting this Friday through April 13th. Read our preview of Broadway Hall’s burlesque, comedy, and circus performances here.

The regional premiere of the play The Edge of Our Bodies opens at Washington Ensemble Theatre on Friday and continues through April 14th. This one-woman show reveals the “brutal realities of young adulthood and the challenging pull between the need to connect to others and the desire to disappear.”

Like friendly chess, Twin Peaks, and cherry pie? Go to Arabica Lounge on Friday evening for Twin Peaks Chess night.

(Image: APRIL/Greg Bem)

(Image: APRIL/Greg Bem)

APRIL Festival literary events this week culminate in an Independent Publishing Expo at Richard Hugo House  (11a – 5p) followed by the APRIL closing party at Vermillion starting at 8p, both on Saturday.

If gin is your alcohol of choice, get a ticket to Sunday’s Gin Iron Bartender Competition at Liberty, when bartenders compete to create the best gin cocktail. Plus there will be punch! We predict punch to make a comeback in summer 2014.

Bring your bingo blotter to Hillside Bar on Sunday at 7p for Still Drunk Sunday Bingo.

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

Dec 8 2016 @ 5:00 PM – Jan 8 2017 @ 5:00 PM Dendroica Gallery
Curated by a published ornithologist, this show includes art by April Aldridge, Alex Bennett, Debbie Bianchi, Julia Carpenter, Lally Chiu, Cathy Fields, Diana Leidel,Rebecca Luncan, I L, Scott Mayberry, Linda McClamrock, Jeff Mihalyo, Nancy Mladenoff, Chris Monson, Cathian Summa-Wolfe and … Continue reading
Dec 11 all-day Broadway Veterinary Hospital
We are hosting for the whole month of December a coat, shoe drive.  10% all protucts with donation. Call today for more information!Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Dec 11 all-day The Cathedral Shop at Saint Mark's
The Cathedral Shop at Saint Marks will be hosting a Christmas Boutique through the holiday season. A large selection of gift for all ages. Plum pudding, ornaments, clothing and much more. On Sunday’s we will also serve light refreshments. All … Continue reading
Dec 11 all-day Skillet
We are collecting new men’s socks for those in need! Please donate a pack or seven! All socks donated will go to the Union Gospel Mission, where they hand out 50 pairs a day! New socks feel fantastic especially if … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 8:45 AM – 1:15 PM Saint Mark's Cathedral
Join us for a trunk show of beautiful Tibetan scarves and jewelry. Great selection for that perfect holiday gift.  Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Dec 11 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM SASG Holiday Tree Lot
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Dec 11 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Dora's Treasure Pop Up Holiday Store
Dora, of Dora’s Treasure, is hosting her first holiday Pop Up. December 11th, 10am – 3pm Dora is super excited! She has “sniffed out dangerously great holiday gifts just for you! She has found Vintage and Retro clothes. Fabulous sequin … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Hotel Sorrento
A Hotel Sorrento favorite, our Holiday Tea is offered every afternoon in December. Join us in the Fireside Room to escape the holiday shopping bustle. Recharge and warm up with classic teas, holiday cocktails and an assortment of sweets, pastries and … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Capitol Hill 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
Dec 11 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Washington Hall
The Nutcracker  It’s always a family affair!  This season DASSdance rings in the holidays with a traditional spirit.  Meet Santa Claus while DASSdance professionals and kids perform the story of The Nutcracker. Together with a delicious Continental Breakfast ( bagels … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 7:00 PM – Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 12:00 PM El Centro de la Raza
El Centro de la Raza, located in Beacon Hill, is selling Christmas trees this holiday season from November 25th through December 20th as part of a creative fundraising effort for the organization. The Trees will be available for purchase on … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 1:25 PM – 4:25 PM
H / W: Away Home Team: Green Bay Packers Visiting Team: Seattle Seahawks Stadium: Lambeau Field Stadium Information: http://www.packers.com/lambeau-field/ TV: FOX Link: http://Seahawks.com/Schedule Schedule subject to change. Please check Seahawks.com for the latest dates and times.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Dec 11 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM New Freeway Hall
Gina Petry (Seattle Radical Women Organizer) and Patrick Burns (Union carpenter and Freedom Socialist Party activist) responded to the urgent call for on-site support to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, which will jeopardize the country’s water supply by running toxic … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Madrona Wine Merchants
Sandy Haight – Floralscapes. Framed Giclee Prints of Watercolor Paintings & Original Watercolors. I’m pleased to present my watercolor “Floralscapes” as original paintings and as framed giclee prints. Inspired to paint the inner worlds of floral and plant life, I’ve … Continue reading
Dec 11 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM St. James Cathedral
St. James presents the annual Service of Readings and Carols. In the soft glow of candlelight, readings from Holy Scripture tell the ancient story of Christ’s birth. The Cathedral’s youth and adult choirs are joined by the Cathedral Brass (including … Continue reading
Dec 12 all-day Broadway Veterinary Hospital
We are hosting for the whole month of December a coat, shoe drive.  10% all protucts with donation. Call today for more information!Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Dec 12 all-day The Cathedral Shop at Saint Mark's
The Cathedral Shop at Saint Marks will be hosting a Christmas Boutique through the holiday season. A large selection of gift for all ages. Plum pudding, ornaments, clothing and much more. On Sunday’s we will also serve light refreshments. All … Continue reading
Dec 12 all-day Skillet
We are collecting new men’s socks for those in need! Please donate a pack or seven! All socks donated will go to the Union Gospel Mission, where they hand out 50 pairs a day! New socks feel fantastic especially if … Continue reading
Dec 12 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM SASG Holiday Tree Lot
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Dec 12 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Hotel Sorrento
A Hotel Sorrento favorite, our Holiday Tea is offered every afternoon in December. Join us in the Fireside Room to escape the holiday shopping bustle. Recharge and warm up with classic teas, holiday cocktails and an assortment of sweets, pastries and … Continue reading
Dec 12 @ 12:00 PM El Centro de la Raza
El Centro de la Raza, located in Beacon Hill, is selling Christmas trees this holiday season from November 25th through December 20th as part of a creative fundraising effort for the organization. The Trees will be available for purchase on … Continue reading
Dec 12 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The SweatBox Yoga
Now you can drop into a class at The SweatBox every weekday at noon. Monday-Vinyasa; Tuesday-Hot Hybrid; Wednesday- Yin; Thursday- Hot Hybrid; Friday- Vinyasa! Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Dec 12 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM The Sole Repair Shop
The Tar Sands Valve Turners: Civil Disobedience Today Forum & Fundraiser – Monday December 12 Sole Repair Shop 1001 E Pike St $20 suggested donation, 100% goes to #shutitdown legal fund No one turned away for lack of funds October … Continue reading
Dec 13 all-day Broadway Veterinary Hospital
We are hosting for the whole month of December a coat, shoe drive.  10% all protucts with donation. Call today for more information!Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Dec 13 all-day The Cathedral Shop at Saint Mark's
The Cathedral Shop at Saint Marks will be hosting a Christmas Boutique through the holiday season. A large selection of gift for all ages. Plum pudding, ornaments, clothing and much more. On Sunday’s we will also serve light refreshments. All … Continue reading
Dec 13 all-day Skillet
We are collecting new men’s socks for those in need! Please donate a pack or seven! All socks donated will go to the Union Gospel Mission, where they hand out 50 pairs a day! New socks feel fantastic especially if … Continue reading
Dec 13 @ 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Quantum Martial Arts
 The body is the physical manifestation of the mind: posture is an expression of the nervous system and represents unconscious habits. When we practice yoga we use the breath to shape the body and harness the mind. By cultivating awareness … Continue reading
Dec 13 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM SASG Holiday Tree Lot
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Dec 13 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Hotel Sorrento
A Hotel Sorrento favorite, our Holiday Tea is offered every afternoon in December. Join us in the Fireside Room to escape the holiday shopping bustle. Recharge and warm up with classic teas, holiday cocktails and an assortment of sweets, pastries and … Continue reading
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