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:

Mar 5 @ 8:00 PM – Apr 4 @ 8:00 PM 12th Avenue Arts
NCTC presents the West Coast premiere of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Flick. NCTC Company Member MJ Sieber directs this humorous, timely story about Millennials Avery, Rose, and Sam, who work at a rundown movie theater that still shows … Continue reading
Mar 12 @ 8:00 PM – Apr 4 @ 10:00 PM New City Theater
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s We Are Proud to Present brings together an ensemble of actors to create a play about a long forgotten, or possibly never remembered, genocide the first genocide of the 20th century. As this multi-racial theatre company grapples … Continue reading
Mar 27 – Mar 28 all-day 12th Ave Arts
Presented by Theatre22 Written and Directed by Wayne Rawley March 27-April 18 Doug Sample is a man who has decided his experiment with life has, for all intents and purposes, failed. He has achieved nothing, accomplished nothing, and has nothing … Continue reading
Mar 27 @ 11:00 AM – Mar 29 @ 5:00 PM
Sharpe Suiting, a queer-centric formalwear brand for the unconventionally masculine hosts their first Seattle pop-up shop. Sharpe constructs custom suits that fit your specific style and body type however you identify. Stop in for a drink, check out sample suits … Continue reading
Mar 28 all-day Northwest Film Forum
A striking, singular voice in world cinema, Hou Hsiao-hsien is a leading Taiwanese filmmaking auteur, whose invaluable contributions to the art of cinema range from intricately woven narratives to gracefully empathetic long takes (and achingly beautiful cinematography). This series samples … Continue reading
Mar 28 @ 4:00 PM – 11:59 PM S. Jackson Street between 16th and 21st Ave S.
JACKSON STREET JAZZ WALK Bringing Jazz Back to Jackson Street SEATTLE, WASH. – On Saturday, March 28, from 4 pm to Midnight, Jackson Commons and Isola Homes present the second annual Jackson Street Jazz Walk: Bringing Jazz Back to Jackson … Continue reading
Mar 28 @ 10:30 PM Broadway Performance Hall
For an adult evening, The Moisture Festival presents Libertease Burlesque at the beautiful Broadway Performance Hall on Capitol Hill. Featuring a tantalizing mix of burlesque stars and ribald comedy/varietè acts – always seductive and delightful. A live show band propels … Continue reading
Mar 29 @ 10:30 AM Kadima House
Jacqueline Silver will be presenting her research on efforts to educate Jewish children who lived under Nazi occupation in Europe and North Africa between 1933 and 1945. Jacqueline will discuss the historical background, including descriptions of education in Germany after … Continue reading
Mar 29 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Hugo House
APRIL BOOK EXPO Hugo House, 11 am – 5 pm Our annual book fair, featuring more than 40 small presses from around the country. Share:TwitterFacebookRedditGoogle
Mar 29 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 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
Mar 29 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Polish Home Association
PHA Ladies Auxiliary organizes two annual Polish bazaars – the Fall Bazaar is on the first weekend in November, Saturday and Sunday, 12noon to 6pm, and the Spring Bazaar is on the Saturday before Palm Sunday (one week before Easter) … Continue reading
Mar 29 @ 12:00 PM – Mar 29 @ 6:00 PM 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
Mar 29 @ 3:00 PM Broadway Performance Hall
****This show is a benefit for Cascade Leadership Challenge**** The Moisture Festival presents our 12th year of high energy comedy/varietè shows featuring a rapid succession of acts showcasing comedy alongside awe-inspiring physical and mental dexterity, with poignant moments of strength … Continue reading
Mar 29 @ 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
Mar 29 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Bar Sue
An ongoing pop-up by Chef Zach Chambers (formerly of Ethan Stowell’s Anchovies and Olives and Bar Cotto) and co-conspirator Katie Davies. An ever changing menu of seasonal dishes ranging from crudo, to great vegetable preparations, pastas, meats, and fishes. The … Continue reading
Mar 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Roosevelt High School
What moves you, Seattle? Be part of shaping Seattle’s transportation future by participating in an upcoming community conversation about the City of Seattle’s new nine-year transportation levy proposal. The levy proposal focuses on taking care of the basics by maintaining … Continue reading
Mar 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Rhein Haus
Every Monday in the Bier Hall from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., guests will be invited to purchase raffle tickets for $1. Winners get to select from our deli case stocked full of house-made sausage and a selection of Chef … Continue reading
Mar 30 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Sole Repair Shop
Please join us at 7pm on Monday, March 30 at Sole Repair on Capitol Hill, for a fundraiser to benefit New Beginnings, a non-profit organization that provides services to those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence – physical, … Continue reading
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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Mar 31 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM West Seattle High School
What moves you, Seattle? Be part of shaping Seattle’s transportation future by participating in an upcoming community conversation about the City of Seattle’s new nine-year transportation levy proposal. The levy proposal focuses on taking care of the basics by maintaining … Continue reading
Mar 31 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle Central Library Microsoft Auditorium
Panel discussion: What is the future of transportation in our region? Speakers: • Rebecca Saldaña, Executive Director, Puget Sound Sage • Jarrett Walker, Author of the book Human Transit • Mark Hallenbeck, Director, Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC), University of … Continue reading
Mar 31 @ 6:30 PM New Freeway Hall
All are invited to a refreshingly radical and feminist monthly conversation about ideas and current events. The first session will discuss the origins of women’s second class status and its relevance to today. Other topics will include the dynamics of … Continue reading
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Re-bar Seattle
Seattle Poetry Slam welcomes legendary spoken word artist Buddy Wakefield as our featured performer. We will also have our last semifinal of the 2014-2015 slam season; the top two poets will proceed to our Grand Slam for a chance to … Continue reading
Mar 31 @ 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 1 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Montlake Fuel
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Apr 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
Apr 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

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