On the List | Capitol Hill’s April art walk, ‘Mo-Wave 2014 music fest, IMPulse Circus Collective

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April’s edition of the monthly Capitol Hill art walk should be shower free. It’s part of a partly sunny weekend of good things to do around Capitol Hill including the 2014 return of the ‘Mo-Wave music festival.

Here are a few highlights for Thursday night’s art walk. You can find a complete listing and map on blitzcapitolhill.com:

  • Paris Eastside: See Ana Karina Luna’s work mixing printmaking, technology, origami & illustration. Plus: Taste wine’s from Jura ($5)
  • Check out the ‘Mo-Wave Queer Art Show opening party True Love Featuring art by Brian Britigan, Frank Correa, Zackary Drucker & more!
  • The Pine Box Presents: Amy Anderson’s “Native”, a series of ink and watercolor paintings on wood. The images are inspired by Native American traditions with a whimsical and majestic flare.
  • Vermillion: Eidan Gidon—”Memory.” I have been painting and showing my art in California, Oregon, Washington, Florida, Canada, and Israel. I love traveling and sharing my art and who I am with people anywhere around the world and maybe one day with the whole universe.
  • Americana: Paintings by Emily Thornes. The artist’s diverse background of Mexican and Middle Eastern heritage influences her variety of art and style.
  • Photo CenterNW: Process. Marking the 175th anniversary of the announcement of photography and its myriad forms in the 21st century, Process is a celebration of photographic works that explore unique methodologies and question how we define photography today. Artists included in this exhibit reflect the present and future of photography, exploring material, duration, and the relationship between image and object. 6–8p.
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum: Free admission during Blitz art walk! Now showing one of China’s most renowned contemporary artists, Liu Xiaodong.
  • Isobelle Ouzman at Front Seat: Front Seat and Ghost Gallery present the work of Seattle artist Isobelle Ouzman, featuring her illustration work and 3D altered books. This exhibit will be on view at Front Seat, located on the 4th Floor of the Odd Fellows Building.
  • Edie’s Shoes: Turn in your broke and busted shoes for a 25% discount on any one item in the store. (Discount is limited to swapping one pair of shoes per customer)OR Write down your tale of woe: “I was so broke I…” And be entered in a drawing for a free pair of Tretorn’s! Maybe you don’t have a fancy car, but a good pair of shoes can easily take you all the places you want to go. At Edie’s we believe the right shoes can get you comfortably through a day on your feet and still be an expression of your personal style. Spruce up your digs with a beautiful piece of art. Accomplished Photographer Colby Chester will be showcasing his work with photos starting at $20!
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(Image: Lisa Elliot/IMPulse Circus Collective)

Thursday through the weekend, the second annual ‘Mo-Wave music festival takes over Capitol Hill venues. CHS talked with organizers about the 2014 edition of the event here. You can learn more at mowavefestival.com.

Thursday night also marks the start of business for the transformed Broadway trattoria now known as Corretto.

The Moisture Festival continues its Capitol Hill run at the Broadway Performance Hall with a weekend of performances by the IMPulse Circus Collective.

Sunday marks the return of the Hangover Flea Market to the Comet:

Hangover Fleamarket returns Sunday, April 13th, 2-6PM. Local artists and crafters with unique, vintage, handcrafted and one-of-a-kind goodies for you. 21+ drink specials, DJ music, free entry.

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

Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day FUEL Montlake
Montlake’s artist, James W. Sutherland shows his fey art work for the full month of July. Enchanting birds, beasts, heart works and more. Celebrating Montlake Unabridged.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 1 – Jul 15 all-day Glam & Tonics Aveda
Hayden discovers mysterious faces in the driftwood he finds on his walks. View them in early July at Glam & Tonics Aveda as part of Montlake Unabridged celebration of the Artists of Montlake.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 1 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Jul 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 1 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Montlake Library
It is story time at the Montlake Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 1 @ 8:00 PM The Hillside Bar
Our monthly Trivia Night is back! Wednesday, July 1st at 8:00pm. $3 per person. Teams of 1-4 people. 1st place team wins the ca$h pot. Last place team wins a free pitcher of Olympia Beer. Special prizes for Best Team … Continue reading
Jul 2 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Jul 2 @ 8:00 PM Capitol Cider
Iconic environmental singer Dana Lyons teams up with notorious labor hellraiser Anne Feeney to launch Teamsters and Turtles – Together at Last! Starting in Bellingham, WA on July 1st (hometown of Dana Lyons) and sweeping south to Ashland, OR, the … Continue reading
Jul 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 3 @ 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Cal Anderson Park has a wading pool, fountain, texture pool and reflecting pool, promenade paths, landscaping, a shelterhouse, a plaza, and a children’s play area. OPERATING HOURS 7/3—8/23 Fri/Sat/Sun 12 noon – 6:30 p.m. Via http://www.seattle.gov/parks/wadingpools_detail.asp?id=3102Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 3 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Boise’s Glitter Royalty is spreading their vast reach to Seattle on their west coast tour. From the mountainous expanse of Boise, the Glitterati Gals Burlesque is exploring the west coast this summer. Seattle is their first stop on a journey … Continue reading
Jul 4 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Cal Anderson Park
The most fun FREE community party of the summer. Brought to you by theCal Anderson Park Alliance, this totally FREE, inclusive for families of all types event is the epicenter of fun. Plus, it ends early enough for you to … Continue reading
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 7:00 PM – Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Montlake Branch Library
This Ukulele Band strums and sings. You sing along, stomp, dance–It’s all “Ukulele Mojo” for the Independence Day weekend in this Montlake Unabridged event. Bring the kids; bring the elders; Enjoy the band and some refreshments provided by your Montlake … Continue reading
Jul 5 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM TBD
Summer Urban Sketching Classes Sunday afternoons 2:00-4:30 pm Series 1 Perspective and Line Drawing: June 28, July 5, July 12 Series 2 Watercolor sketches: August 9, August 16, August 23 Contact Gail for Registration information and costs.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 5 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Summit Building
A free children’s play group at the Summit Building on Capitol/First Hill, for kids ten (10) and under. Every Sunday 3:00pm 5:00pm Summit Building – 420 E Pike, Seattle Need a place (beside your couch) to let your kids bounce, … Continue reading
Jul 6 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Miller Playfield Park
New Students: Summer Sessions of Qigong on Capitol Hill (7:30am Mon. & Wed.) and Chen Taiji in the International District (6pm on Mon. & Thurs.) are SPECIALLY DISCOUNTED 1/3 OFF (3 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 2).  Qigong in Miller Park, … Continue reading
Jul 6 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Capitol Cider
Do you want to learn more about sustainability in your neighborhood? Join us for a Capitol Hill Sustainability Social while enjoying food and drink specials from Capitol Cider! Join the facebook event Meet members of Sustainable Capitol Hill / Capitol … Continue reading
Jul 6 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Montlake Community Center
The Advisory Council is a group of citizens dedicated to the enrichment of our community. Its support enables us to offer a variety of programs and services for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Jul 7 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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Jul 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Plymouth Church
The Grammy-nominated Northwest Boychoir and Music Director Joseph Crnko presents its tour program in Seattle on the eve of its departure for a two-week tour of California. The program, performed by boys ages 10-14 will include Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and … Continue reading
Jul 7 @ 7:00 PM Sam's Tavern
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, $50 for the … Continue reading
Jul 8 all-day University of Washington Campus. U district.
Marina Abramović hiked across the Great Wall of China to break up with her partner. Lady Gaga spent 72 hours in a giant egg to prepare for a show. Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress on Columbia University’s campus every day … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 3:00 AM 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
Jul 8 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Miller Playfield Park
New Students: Summer Sessions of Qigong on Capitol Hill (7:30am Mon. & Wed.) and Chen Taiji in the International District (6pm on Mon. & Thurs.) are SPECIALLY DISCOUNTED 1/3 OFF (3 MONTHS FOR THE PRICE OF 2).  Qigong in Miller Park, … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime. Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Class … Continue reading
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 13 @ 5:00 PM Sharpe House
LA-based LGBTQ suitmaker Sharpe Suiting returns to Seattle for another pop-up shop from Wednesday, July 8 through Monday, July 13 from 10AM-5PM. Stop by to meet Sharpe’s founder, Leon Wu and check out sample suits To schedule a custom suit … Continue reading

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