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:

Apr 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, 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 … Continue reading
Apr 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Our toddler gym (Ages 0-5) features a bouncy house, tons of toys, balls, cars, and much more. Perfect for rainy day play. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 28 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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Apr 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Aegis on Madison
Aging with Pride: Film Screening & Conversation about LGBTQ Older Adults Join us for Gen Silent (2011), a critically-acclaimed documentary about the lives of six LGBTQ seniors. You will also hear the latest insights from Caring and Aging with Pride … Continue reading
Apr 28 @ 6:00 PM Outside of William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse
UNITE FOR MARRIAGE SEATTLE CELEBRATION RALLY, TUESDAY, APRIL 28 A celebration on the day the Supreme Court hears national marriage cases – Seattle’s official response WHAT: On April 28th, SCOTUS will hear oral arguments on the subject of national marriage … Continue reading
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM 12th Ave Arts
Acrobatic Conundrum, Seattle’s premier contemporary circus company, culminates a successful nine-city, West Coast tour with two final performances of “The Language of Chance: An Evening of Extraordinary Circus.” The show blurs the lines between dance, theater, and circus and offers … Continue reading
Apr 28 @ 8:00 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
Apr 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Apr 29 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, 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 … Continue reading
Apr 29 @ 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
Apr 29 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM 12the Ave Arts
Acrobatic Conundrum, Seattle’s premier contemporary circus company, culminates a successful nine-city, West Coast tour with two final performances of “The Language of Chance: An Evening of Extraordinary Circus.” The show blurs the lines between dance, theater, and circus and offers … Continue reading
Apr 30 all-day
Eat Your Generous Heart Out at Dining Out For Life on Thursday, April 30! Seattle – April 22 Dining Out For Life is that one day each year when giving back is as simple as having breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Meditate Seattle Studio
Free 1/2 hour meditation group every Thursday, no experience required. Walk up the driveway on 18th E to arrive at the meditation studio. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 30 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, 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 … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Our toddler gym (Ages 0-5) features a bouncy house, tons of toys, balls, cars, and much more. Perfect for rainy day play. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 30 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Peace on the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS)
We are a nonprofit that serves, supports and advocates on behavior of homeless youth and young adults. We also operate a homeless shelter. Come to our Open Hours and learn about the work that we do and the ways you … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Brenthaven Flagship Store
Dan Price started Gravity Payments from his dorm room after witnessing thousands of hard-working small business owners being overcharged and underserved by their credit card processors. His goal was simple: Level the playing field by making processing and financial services … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Apr 30 @ 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Meditate Seattle Studio
Free 1/2 hour silent meditation group every week except holidays. If you need instruction in meditation, visit Youtube and search for Meditate Seattle. You will find an introductory video. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Apr 30 @ 7:00 PM The Church
In celebration of International Jazz Day, Seattle-based production company, Arena Music Promotion (AMP), is hosting the formidable jazz duo of Matthew Shipp and Michael Bisio at an exclusive and private venue in Capitol Hill on April 30, 2015. Opening for … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 8:00 PM Annex Theatre
Bunnies, tells the story of warren of abandoned bunnies in Woodland Park that evolve into a dark religious cult in this gleefully unsettling tale of revenge, sacrifice, and the most transgressive love of all. Written by Keiko Green, with music … Continue reading
Apr 30 @ 8:00 PM – May 16 @ 9:30 PM The Schmee
When all meat mysteriously turns to rot, ours becomes a world populated with reluctant vegetarians. Four hungry dinner guests impatiently await a latecomer to the table. As the hour grows late and stomachs begin to howl, the traces of civilization … Continue reading
May 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a Fiddleheads Family Nature Class this winter, 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 … Continue reading
May 1 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM 12th Ave Arts
In a rare U.S. appearance Cirque en Déroute presents “The Really Weird Cabaret!” While employing eccentric skills, such as unusual acrobatics, tappling, jar juggling, and the French Can’t Can’t they blend contemporary European circus with traditional clowning to create an … Continue reading
May 1 @ 8:00 PM Annex Theatre
Bunnies, tells the story of warren of abandoned bunnies in Woodland Park that evolve into a dark religious cult in this gleefully unsettling tale of revenge, sacrifice, and the most transgressive love of all. Written by Keiko Green, with music … Continue reading
May 2 all-day
400 Bookstores, 16 Exlusive Books & Art Pieces, One Day Only! What does Independent Bookstore Day celebrate? Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and local anchors run by passionate readers. They are entire universes of ideas that … Continue reading
May 2 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Merrill Court Townhouses
Have your cake and gossip too as we visit Seattle’s only residential Landmark District featuring a wealth of upscale, early 20th century architecture. Harvard/Belmont is a veritable portfolio of the finest designers of the day: Charles Platt of New York … Continue reading
May 2 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Seattle INFERNO Prom Party We thought it was time for us to have that Prom we always wished we had in high school. Yep this time you get to bring your sweetie, best friends, or rock it alone. As an … Continue reading
May 2 @ 8:00 PM Annex Theatre
Bunnies, tells the story of warren of abandoned bunnies in Woodland Park that evolve into a dark religious cult in this gleefully unsettling tale of revenge, sacrifice, and the most transgressive love of all. Written by Keiko Green, with music … Continue reading

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