On the List | Gate to Nowhere, A Drink for the Kids, Of Mice and Men, Lisbon Traviata

ramp to nowhereThe 520 ramps to nowhere in the Arboretum – a decades-long favorite jump off point of swimming teens – are the star of the public art installation “Gate to Nowhere” opening on Thursday with a party 6 – 9pm.

“The Gate to Nowhere celebrates Seattle’s unfinished freeways by reflecting their provocative beauty, unintended urbanism and legacy of 1960s citizen activism. This temporary art installation is [on] Seattle’s infamous ‘Ramp to Nowhere’ in Montlake. The concept is simple: wrap a single support pier with mirror to reflect surroundings of ‘nowhere’.”

There will be a few boats available to borrow during the party so you can paddle up and get close for your daily selfie. Access the party off Lake Washington Blvd near 26th Ave E and E Miller St, or you can rent a canoe from the UW Intramurals Center to approach by water.

vera projectThe Capitol Hill Community Council meets on Thursday to elect new leaders. You can read candidate position statements here, and show up at the Cal Anderson Shelterhouse at 6:30 to participate in the election process.

Have A Drink for the Kids and raise funds for the all-ages music and art venue Vera Project at Linda’s on Thursday, Redwood on Friday, or Comet Tavern on Saturday. It’s a great excuse to have a cocktail or three ‘CAUSE IT IS FOR THE KIDS. Each night features a unique set of music/art celebrity hosts, plus the drinking at Linda’s and Redwood offer raffle drawings.

Watch the World Cup with your closest friends at these fine Capitol Hill venues. USA v Portugal on Sunday!

Traviata-ImageEclectic Theater‘s production of the John Steinbeck classic “Of Mice and Men” opens on Friday and continues through July 12th.

Theatre22 launched their first annual Pride Series production for–and during–Pride Month. The play “Lisbon Traviata” is staged at Richard Hugo House through June 28th and is described as “Catty comedy meets operatic tragedy.” 

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

Oct 20 @ 7:30 PM – Nov 19 @ 7:38 AM 12th Avenue Arts
New Century Theatre Company presents The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc directed by Makaela Pollock October 20-November 19, 2016 Previews: October 20-22 & 27 Opening Night: October 28 Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays-Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 4pm Mainstage at … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 1:00 PM – Nov 9 @ 4:00 PM Center for Urban Horticulture
  Become the master of your photographic domain. Learn to use the cameras you already have on your smartphone or tablet and begin to master a handful of amazing photography apps that will help you make stunning pictures to populate … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Fr. LeRoux Conference Center - Student Center 160 -- Seattle University
Design Review Early Design Guidance proposing a 4-story mixed use building consisting of 26,600 sq. ft. of retail space and 75 residential units. Parking to be provided for 156 vehicles below grade. Existing structures is to be demolished. View Design … Continue reading
Oct 26 @ 8:00 PM – Oct 27 @ 9:30 PM Fr. LeRoux Conference Center - Student Center 160 -- Seattle University
Land Use Application to allow a 7-story, 75 unit apartment building in an environmentally critical area. View Design Proposal  (12 MB)     Review Meeting October 26, 2016 8:00 p.m. Seattle University 1000 E. James Way Fr. LeRoux Conference Center – … Continue reading
Oct 27 all-day Downtown, First Hill, and Capitol Hill
  Lit Crawl Seattle is a project of the Litquake Foundation. San Francisco’s Litquake literary festival runs October 7-15, 2016, with affiliated Lit Crawls in San Francisco, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Austin, Los Angeles, Iowa City, Seattle, London, Helsinki, Portland, Chicago, Denver, … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 5:00 PM – Oct 29 @ 5:00 PM Lower Level - Blodel Hall, St Mark's Cathedral
Over 3,500 one-of-a-kind hand-crafted items, including scarves, jewelry, wearable garments, items for the home, art, gifts, yarn and more. All items are handmade by our 300+ members, who are local to the Seattle area. On Friday morning at 11 am, our master rug … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
How do you prepare yourself for the step in your career? One way to increase your value is to continually develop and expand your skill set. In this course, we’ll explore specific and practical ways that you can expand your … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 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
Oct 27 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
EastPAC evaluates and advocates for public safety priorities and quality of life issues for stakeholders in Seattle’s East Precinct. EastPAC Community Meetings are held from 6:30 to 8:00 PM each fourth Thursday, except for November and December, when we meet … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 6:45 PM – 9:15 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
Explore and expand your potential as an image creator through design with purpose. Photographers will take their personal vision and image creation to a more sophisticated and deeper communication level through a variety of design techniques and practical applications. This … Continue reading
Oct 27 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Aegis on Madison
Oct 27 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Seattle Central College - Broadway Edison Bldg
Take the material you learned in Self-Defense 101 and kick it up a notch. This is a progressive skill-building class, which means each session will review what you learned during the previous week(s) and build on those skills. In this … Continue reading
Oct 28 @ 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Fleet Feet Sports Seattle
Have you had a long week? Are you a morning person or would you like to be? Jump Start may be just what you’re looking for! With a combination of body care, breathing, and shakeout run, you can recover from … Continue reading
Oct 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Cancer Pathways
This Free, 8-week series, beginning Friday September 16th. is open to everyone of all ability levels; no prior yoga experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle, blanket, pillow, journal/pen, and your own mat, if you prefer. We … Continue reading
Oct 28 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM POCO Wine + Spirits
Join us for a special tasting of Glass Vodka! We will be hosting Seattle’s own Glass Distillery on October 28 from 6-9 PM and serving creative cocktails made from their vodka – crafted from grapes harvested from the rich soils … Continue reading
Oct 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Seattle Asian Art Museum
Shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) concert featuring three extremely well reputed and very advanced flute players from Japan: Kaoru Kakizakai, Katzushi Matama, and Tereo Furuya, with Larry Tyrrell from Portland and Mitzuki Dazai playing Koto.  Both solos and group songs.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Oct 29 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Seattle Central Mitchell Activity Center
Hilloween, Capitol Hill’s favorite kid-friendly Halloween event returns Saturday, October 29th and it’s sure to delight kids of all ages. This community party is FREE and open to everyone – designed with kids in mind – but just as fun … Continue reading
Oct 29 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM E Pike between 10th and 11th
From SDOT: As mentioned in my last email, we unfortunately had to cancel our scheduled test events on Oct. 13thand Oct. 16th due to weather risks. Since then, we’ve been looking into potential reschedule opportunities for 2016. One of the … Continue reading
Oct 29 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Mud Bay
Greyhound Pets Inc. Meet and Greet at Mud Bay (231 E. Broadway) Saturday, October 29, from 1-3pm. Join us to meet retired racing greyhounds, learn about adoption, volunteer opportunities and more. For more information: www.greyhoundpetsinc.orgShare:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Oct 29 @ 4:00 PM – Oct 30 @ 12:00 AM POCO Wine + Spirits
Join us for some special Halloween “spirits” and films! Our bartenders will be crafting some themed drinks for the occasion. Come in costume to enter to win gift cards!Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Oct 29 @ 5:45 PM – 9:00 PM
5:45 PM CREEPY CRAWL KICK-OFF AT MOE BAR 6 PM – 9 PM ZOMBIES DISPERSE TO THE STREETS Zombies and zombie hunters will gather at MOE BAR at dusk to collect their maps and enjoy a SCREAMING GOOD DEAL before … Continue reading
Oct 29 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Volunteer Park Conservatory
FnS, the producer of “Lusio. A Night to Awaken” is proud to bring to you… “The Sylvan Series” An exploration of light and sound noun syl·van \ˈsil-vən\ Definition of sylvan “one that frequents groves or woods” Lusio at Volunteer Park … Continue reading
Oct 29 @ 8:00 PM – Oct 30 @ 12:00 AM R Place Bar
Come support the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in our annual Halloween Costume Contest. Money raised goes to our granting fund that supports local LGBTQ organizations. The suggested donation at the door is $15. The costume contest prizes will be awarded … Continue reading
Oct 29 @ 8:00 PM The Hillside Bar
Join us for Halloween fun at The Hillside Bar. Saturday, October 29th starting at 8pm. There will be a costume contest with cash and other prizes given away. Jell-O shots and Pumpkin Beer available DJ Killa B will be spinning … Continue reading
Oct 30 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
H / W: Away Home Team: New Orleans Saints Visiting Team: Seattle Seahawks Stadium: Mercedez-Benz Superdome Stadium Information: http://www.mbsuperdome.com/ TV: FOX Link: http://Seahawks.com/Schedule Schedule subject to change. Please check Seahawks.com for the latest dates and times.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 31 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Madrona Wine Merchants
This Sunday wing our way to France to sip a Provencal Rosé followed by delightful Côte du Rhone from a lesser known village. Put your beret on, swing by and take a Sunday Sip as we discover the wonders of … Continue reading
Oct 30 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Broadway Performance Hall
Vocalpoint! Seattle presents AMERICAN ROCK AMERICAN ROCK – A fun revue of rock songs from different regions in America! Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll Featuring Vocalpoint! Seattle… Where the music never gets old. Thursday & Friday – $5 student special! For groups … Continue reading
Oct 30 @ 4:00 PM – Oct 31 @ 12:00 AM POCO Wine + Spirits
Join us for some special Halloween “spirits” and films! Our bartenders will be crafting some themed drinks for the occasion. Come in costume to enter to win gift cards!Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmail
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