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:

August – September 2014

PRESS START III: TURBO EDITION @ Ltd Gallery | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 29 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM art show opening PAX
Our Annual Video Game show is in it’s third year! As the PAX Prime convention descends upon the city of Seattle yet again, we have [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 29 @ 8:00 PM drama theater
Set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend, “Other Desert Cities” centers on the powerful Wyeth family. Lyman, an actor-turned-ambassador during the Reagan administration, and his [...]
Huge Indoor Moving Sale
Aug 30 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM #capitolhill
I’m moving out of town and selling almost everything. I’ve been in this apartment for over 15 years, so I’ve accumulated a lot of stuff. [...]
Strikerfit Kettlebell Fundamentals Workshop @ Montlake Community Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 30 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM #getripped #kettlebells exercise fitness
To get the most out of kettlebell exercises, you need great technique. Whether you’ve been attending our classes, incorporating kettlebell exercise into workouts on your [...]
Seattle Police Picnic at Cal Anderson Park @ Cal Anderson Park
Aug 30 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The annual free event moves into Cal Anderson Park for the first time
Anselmann German Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Anselmann German Wine Tasting @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 30 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Pfalz is located between the Rhine river and the low-lying Haardt mountain range in Western Germany. It covers a neat rectangle of land 45 [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 30 @ 8:00 PM drama theater
Set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend, “Other Desert Cities” centers on the powerful Wyeth family. Lyman, an actor-turned-ambassador during the Reagan administration, and his [...]
Rival FIT Camp Benefiting Gilda's Club @ Cal Anderson Park
Join us for boot camp workouts in the park (Rival-style of course) for some high-intensity training to work on speed, agility, and strength. FIT Camp [...]
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market
Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market @ Capitol Hill Broadway Farmers Market | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 31 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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 [...]
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants
Sunday Sippers Wine Tasting. @ Madrona Wine Merchants | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 31 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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 [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Aug 31 @ 2:00 PM drama theater
Set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend, “Other Desert Cities” centers on the powerful Wyeth family. Lyman, an actor-turned-ambassador during the Reagan administration, and his [...]
Engine 9 Brewery Tap Takeover @ Capitol Cider
Aug 31 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM #CapitolCider Beer tasting tap takeover
Head Brewery for Engine #9 Brewery out of Tacoma, Shane Johns, will be in attendance and we’ll have 9 taps dedicated to their beers! Especially [...]
Pink Party Prime @ Neighbours Nightclub
Pink Party Prime @ Neighbours Nightclub
Aug 31 @ 9:00 PM – Sep 1 @ 2:00 AM gaming gaymer Neighbours Nightclub PAX Prime queer geek video games
Pink Party Prime Sunday, Aug 31 / 9pm – Close Neighbours Nightclub / 1509 Broadway $15 Gen Adm / $30 VIP 21+ It’s back and [...]
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern
Pub Trivia @ Sam's Tavern | Seattle | Washington | United States
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 [...]
CHS History: Pony opens 2009
Sep 3 all-day
http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2009/09/01/pony-to-open-for-reals-this-thursday
Rain City Poetry Slam @ Scratch Deli
Sep 3 @ 8:00 PM all ages poetry poetry slam
Rain City Slam is Seattle’s newest poetry slam! Open Mic, Featured Poet and a Poetry Slam Every Wednesday at 8pm (sharp), $3 admission (credit/debit cards [...]
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House
Trivia Night @ Canterbury Ale House | Seattle | Washington | United States
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 [...]
Let's get down to feisty feminist business! @ New Freeway Hall
Sep 4 @ 7:30 PM
Learn how a socialist feminist organization evaluates its work and decides political priorities. Hear how feminists fight for the rights of political prisoners, like Nestora [...]
Concert: Shabazz Palaces with The Black Constellation and Special Guests @ Frye Art Museum | Seattle | Washington | United States
Sep 5 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Expanding the Now: The Continual Line A four-hour-long performance in response to the Frye exhibitions Your Feast Has Ended and The Unicorn Incorporated. Based on [...]
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre
Other Desert Cities @ Eclectic Theatre | Seattle | Washington | United States
Sep 5 @ 8:00 PM drama theater
Set in Palm Springs over Christmas weekend, “Other Desert Cities” centers on the powerful Wyeth family. Lyman, an actor-turned-ambassador during the Reagan administration, and his [...]

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