On the List | Bat ‘n’ Rouge, Jockstraps and Glitter, Capitol Hill Block Party and Off Block Party

IMG_9577The Capitol Hill Block Party revs up on Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday evening in the Pike/Pine core. You can hate the insanity or love — but you should definitely respect the one-of-a-kind, three-day music fest. Not a fan? CHBP is definitely not the only thing happening this weekend on Capitol Hill.

Just a block over from Block Party, queer athletes and their biggest fans will take over Bobby Morris field at Cal Anderson Park for two days of action.

Sunday brings a bumped-up on the calendar edition of the annual Bat ‘n’ Rouge softball game pitting Dykes vs. Drag Queens in a battle royale on the diamond. The fun starts at 1 PM. Bring cash to bribe the umpire!

jockstraps and glitterSaturday, the costumed fundraiser-kickball game Jockstraps and Glitter returns to Cal Anderson Park for a “ribald, and REVEALING afternoon hosted by DonnaTella Howe on the bullhorn to keep things going. Watch us run, kick, catch, and tumble with the rugby boys, who’ll do ANYTHING for a buck.”

Thursday, you can check out the videOasis quarterly showcase which brings “the best new PNW music videos out of the Internet ether and throws them big on the silver screen, with musicians and directors in attendance to spill the goods on the process of collaboration.” Prefunc in the bar at Northwest Film Forum with free tequila tasting starting at 7pm.

Art Deco Japan film Lady and the Beard screens Friday night at Volunteer Park Amphitheater at 8:30. This 1931 silent film will be accompanied by a live musical score performance. See our write up here on five weeks of outdoor film screenings this summer on the Hill. 

Participants in Velocity Dance Center’s Strictly Seattle – an intensive 3-week immersion into the Seattle dance scene – bring their culminating performances to Broadway Performance Hall. See super-charged new works by zoe | juniper, Pat Graney, Bennyroyce Royon, Jody Kuehner, Shannon Stewart, Rosa Vissers + Bryon Carr created during the three-week Strictly Seattle Summer Dance Intensive + New shorts from KT Niehoff’s Dance Film Track Friday (evening) or Saturday (matinee and evening).

Vermillion has organized three days of Off Block Party events, which include live music, dj dance party, and a BBQ.They’re located outside of the CHBP fence and all events are free.

In the CD, Outdoor Trek continues at Blanche Lavizzo Park and on 15th Ave E Friday, you’ll find a Nuflours gluten free bakery pop-up.

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Feb 14 – Mar 3 all-day Saint Mark’s Cathedral
Saint Mark’s Cathedral is pleased to announce Stations of the Cross–Sculptural Reliefs by Virginia Maksymowicz, on display in the Cathedral Nave at Saint Mark’s February 14 through March 3. From Ash Wednesday through Good Friday, 2018, Saint Mark’s will exhibit Virginia Maksymowicz’s Stations of the Cross, cast … Continue reading
Feb 16 @ 9:30 PM – Feb 24 @ 10:30 PM 18th & Union
It’s 1989 and Butch Woods is a Maniac with one dream: sweat through every home in America with his very own VHS empire. He’s got the passion to make it happen…as long as he can hold it together long enough … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
For Seattle-based artist Ko Kirk Yamahira, the finished painting is a beginning rather than an end. Painstakingly removing individual threads from the weave of the canvas, he deconstructs his paintings, turning surface into form. He often disrupts the geometry of … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Always, Sometimes, Never brings the work of New York-based conceptual artist Tavares Strachan to Seattle for the first time. Strachan incorporates science, art, and the environment to create works that are ambitious in scale and scope. Many of his projects investigate … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Labor Temple
Help launch a Freedom Socialist candidate who’ll turn the tables on the rich in Congress. Hoffman is a strong unionist who fights for labor, a feminist who defends reproductive freedom and an anti-war Navy vet in solidarity with workers of … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM St. James Cathedral
Bruckner – Os justi Palestrina – Sicut cervus; Sitivit anima mea Dawson – There is a balm in Gilead Herbolsheimer – It was not you who chose me arr. Carter – Steal away Tallis – If ye love me Fauré … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Washington Park Arboretum
Join us for a 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. Each class … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Quantum Martial Arts
This class is open to kids 6-12. Beginners may start at any time. Taught by our most experienced kid teacher, Mr. Schomberg, mini martial artists develop confidence, strength and leadership skills in our community based school. $80 per month includes … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
For Seattle-based artist Ko Kirk Yamahira, the finished painting is a beginning rather than an end. Painstakingly removing individual threads from the weave of the canvas, he deconstructs his paintings, turning surface into form. He often disrupts the geometry of … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 11:00 AM SIFF Cinema Egyptian
On Saturday, February 24 – National Tooth Fairy Day – Delta Dental of Washington’s Tooth Fairy will bring smiles to families at a FREE screening of Kiki’s Delivery Service at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian in Seattle. The screening will be the first of three … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Always, Sometimes, Never brings the work of New York-based conceptual artist Tavares Strachan to Seattle for the first time. Strachan incorporates science, art, and the environment to create works that are ambitious in scale and scope. Many of his projects investigate … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Seattle Central College - Fine Arts Building
10 Saturdays | 1/13/18 – 3/17/18 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Infuse your portraits with a new level of creativity! Join us as we experiment with a variety of media and techniques such as: Gouache Acrylics Collage Mixed media … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Did you know that there is something amazing to see and explore in the Washington Park Arboretum all year round? Get outside and play some winter nature games and activities with us while we take advantage of all the wonder … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM The SweatBox Yoga
Deepen your understanding and knowledge for each posture in the Traditional Hot Yoga Series. This workshop will include extensive hands on adjustments and ample time for open dialogue/Q&A throughout the class. Each pose is designed to work a specific area … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Madrona Wine Merchants
This Saturday Matt Gubitosa will be with us showing off the new vintage of his wines.  We are long-time Animale fans here at the shop and we are looking forward to trying the new arrivals.  Come & join us. 2014 … Continue reading
Feb 24 @ 4:00 PM Connolly Complex
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Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 25 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
For Seattle-based artist Ko Kirk Yamahira, the finished painting is a beginning rather than an end. Painstakingly removing individual threads from the weave of the canvas, he deconstructs his paintings, turning surface into form. He often disrupts the geometry of … Continue reading
Feb 25 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Always, Sometimes, Never brings the work of New York-based conceptual artist Tavares Strachan to Seattle for the first time. Strachan incorporates science, art, and the environment to create works that are ambitious in scale and scope. Many of his projects investigate … Continue reading
Feb 25 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Feb 25 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Capitol Hill Library
Regular meeting to discuss progress and topics about the history of the neighborhoods of Capitol Hill.Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmailPrint
Feb 25 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Pettis’s live performances have been described by Earshot jazz as going “from strength to strength, performing a winning, crowd-involving style of vocal jazz.” As artist-in-residence at the Amersfoort Jazz Festival in the Netherlands in 2006, she performed with the New … Continue reading
Feb 25 @ 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM 18th & Union
Celebrating Seattle Growth with LogoUNLTD.com presents Supporting Sound Join us for this first of a kind event organized by the independent creatives and small businesses themselves! LogoUNLTD.com presents Supporting Sound Showcase brings together local businesses, musicians, and artists for a … Continue reading
Feb 26 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The SweatBox Yoga
Now you can drop into a class at The SweatBox every weekday at noon. Monday-Vinyasa; Tuesday-Hot Hybrid; Wednesday- Yin; Thursday- Hot Hybrid; Friday- Vinyasa! Share:TwitterFacebookRedditEmailPrint
Feb 26 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
Feb 27 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
For Seattle-based artist Ko Kirk Yamahira, the finished painting is a beginning rather than an end. Painstakingly removing individual threads from the weave of the canvas, he deconstructs his paintings, turning surface into form. He often disrupts the geometry of … Continue reading
Feb 27 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Always, Sometimes, Never brings the work of New York-based conceptual artist Tavares Strachan to Seattle for the first time. Strachan incorporates science, art, and the environment to create works that are ambitious in scale and scope. Many of his projects investigate … Continue reading
Feb 27 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Location Frye Auditorium Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work for art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation we can … Continue reading
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