On the List | Hopscotch CD, Ferguson solidarity, community council, Linda’s Fest, pop-up Vignettes

10464312_551621358275510_7091414083394280585_n (1)Seattle King County NAACP is asking citizens in Central Seattle and beyond to gather at Pratt Park Thursday for a rally in solidarity with the continuing protests in Ferguson, Missouri:

Seattle King County NAACP Stands in Solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri—join us on August 21st

What: Demand Justice for Victims of Police Abuse
When: Thursday, August 21st at 5:30pm
Where: Pratt Park (The corner of 20th Ave S & E Yesler Way)
Who: Event organized by Seattle King County NAACP
Vignettes: Saturn return

Thursday evening: the pop-up, one-day-only art gallery Vignettes is open on Yale Ave.

On Thursday, you can also join the Capitol Hill Community Council Meeting at the Cal Anderson Shelter House at 6:30pm for their transportation-focused agenda. Or join the Capturing Violence: a community discussion at 7pm at Northwest Film Forum.

three dollar bill cinemaTeen Witch concludes the Three Dollar Bill Cinemas movies in Cal Anderson Park on Friday. Starts at dusk (8:45ish) but get there early for good seats on the grass and pre-show music and games.

The drama Other Desert Cities opens at Eclectic Theatre this weekend, and Balconies continues at Annex Theatre.

rugby dragRelay for Life teams will be day-camping and circling Cal Anderson Park on Saturday to raise funds for the American Cancer Society, 10am – 10pm. Are you tired of your long hair? Get a free haircut and donate your locks for wigs at the Pony Up! table, 12p – 2pm.

Pistil Books’ annual sale is Saturday afternoon in an alley off E Union, Rugby is a Drag (Rugby players! Performing! In drag! Hot!) is Saturday evening at Neighbors, and then there’s Linda’s Fest on Saturday.

LindasFestLinda’s Fest is free and fun and loud and runs 5:30- 10pm in the back lot of Linda’s on Saturday. Food and drink specials, plus fun bands. CHS wrote about the fifth annual event celebrating Capitol Hill bands here.

We’ll have rad food and drink specials all night in addition to our regular menu. Even though the festivities will be over by 10, the Rainier will be flowing wilder than the Columbia River into the wee hours of the night. Linda’s Fest will GO OFF in the Linda’s Tavern back parking lot, but that doesn’t mean your friend who lives on Olive won’t have his face melted via astral projection. Linda’s Fest is a Nice Place for Nice People, that’s why you’re invited.

Saturday, the second annual Hopscotch CD event creates 2.9 miles of hopscotch play areas across the Central District. Included in the fun, Centerstone’s parking lot at 722 18th Ave will host the grandmamma of all hopscotch games in an attempt to break a world record.

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

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Apr 18 @ 6:00 PM – Apr 19 @ 8:00 PM Optimism Brewing
You are invited to join Washington Bike Law for Happy Hour on Thursday, April 18 from 6-8 p.m. at Optimism Brewing in Capitol Hill. The Bike Lawyers will talk tips for defensive bicycle riding and safer driving, what to do … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Seattle-based dance artist Jody Kuehner skewers social and cultural norms of gender and sexuality through her persona and alter ego Cherdonna Shinatra. Combining contemporary dance, drag, clowning, and the traditions of feminist and queer performance, Cherdonna defies categorization to dismantle … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Seattle-based artist Gretchen Frances Bennett explores issues related to visual perception at the intersection of personal and historical memory. Working primarily in drawing, she demonstrates a preoccupation with mundane yet cinematically-inflected moments that retain the fascination of a time diffuse … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
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Apr 19 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Tschabalala Self’s work examines the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality, focusing particularly on the iconographic significance of the black female body in contemporary culture The artist creates exuberant, multilayered characters—not depictions of herself or others, but “avatars”—that resist reductive … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Dearborn House on First Hill (Historic Seattle HQ)
The Woman’s Century Club is a social club focused on women’s history, the arts, education, and community service. It was founded in 1891 in Seattle by Carrie Chapman Catt, who went on to co-found the League of Women Voters in … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 1:00 PM Stumptown Coffee
Stop by for our Public Tastings each Friday. Reservations recommended: stumptowntastings.eventbrite.comShare:TweetEmail
Apr 19 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Co-op
Join Central Co-op every Friday for a spirited Adult Beverage Tasting! Every week we highlight a different aspect of our selection: wines from Washington and the world, Fair Trade imports, holiday libations, local craft beers, ciders, meads and more. Free … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 7:00 PM The Elliott Bay Book Company
Boston cartoonist Nick Thorkelson speaks about his book, Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of Utopia (City Lights), a graphic biography of the life and work of the respected modern philosopher..From his youth in Weimar Germany and early studies with Martin Heidegger, to … Continue reading
Apr 19 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM First Covenant Church
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Apr 20 all-day
Thursday April 18: Miller Community Center, 10 am. Sharp Toddlers, bring your adults to this “egg” stravaganza. Hunting begins promptly at 10 a.m. in the gym. Toddler Gym will only be open after the hunt until noon. There will be … Continue reading
Apr 20 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Washington Park Arboretum
Give back to public lands and help restore the Arboretum on Earth Day! Once again, we’re partnering with the Student Conservation Association for a work-service event in the park. Volunteers will help UW and Parks gardeners spread mulch, remove invasive … Continue reading
Apr 20 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Melrose Market
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Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Seattle-based dance artist Jody Kuehner skewers social and cultural norms of gender and sexuality through her persona and alter ego Cherdonna Shinatra. Combining contemporary dance, drag, clowning, and the traditions of feminist and queer performance, Cherdonna defies categorization to dismantle … Continue reading
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Seattle-based artist Gretchen Frances Bennett explores issues related to visual perception at the intersection of personal and historical memory. Working primarily in drawing, she demonstrates a preoccupation with mundane yet cinematically-inflected moments that retain the fascination of a time diffuse … Continue reading
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Works Seattle
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Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, and Hesam Rahmanian work collectively to create installations, paintings, and stop-motion animations that transform found materials in order to critically examine contemporary history-in-the-making. The Dubai-based artists’ animations are composed from thousands of individual works on paper, … Continue reading
Apr 20 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Tschabalala Self’s work examines the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality, focusing particularly on the iconographic significance of the black female body in contemporary culture The artist creates exuberant, multilayered characters—not depictions of herself or others, but “avatars”—that resist reductive … Continue reading
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Apr 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Hopvine Pub
Enjoy a cold beer and live stand up comedy at Hopvine Pub. Every 3rd Saturday, we have local and touring comedians telling their best jokes and stories. Featured comedians for April are: Richie Bowen Erin Crouch Narin Vann Chris Harrison … Continue reading
Apr 21 @ 8:45 AM – 1:00 PM First Covenant Church
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Apr 21 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Vios Cafe
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Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Capitol Hill Farmers Market
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Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Seattle-based dance artist Jody Kuehner skewers social and cultural norms of gender and sexuality through her persona and alter ego Cherdonna Shinatra. Combining contemporary dance, drag, clowning, and the traditions of feminist and queer performance, Cherdonna defies categorization to dismantle … Continue reading
Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Madrona Wine Merchants
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Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Seattle-based artist Gretchen Frances Bennett explores issues related to visual perception at the intersection of personal and historical memory. Working primarily in drawing, she demonstrates a preoccupation with mundane yet cinematically-inflected moments that retain the fascination of a time diffuse … Continue reading
Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, and Hesam Rahmanian work collectively to create installations, paintings, and stop-motion animations that transform found materials in order to critically examine contemporary history-in-the-making. The Dubai-based artists’ animations are composed from thousands of individual works on paper, … Continue reading
Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Frye Art Museum
Tschabalala Self’s work examines the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality, focusing particularly on the iconographic significance of the black female body in contemporary culture The artist creates exuberant, multilayered characters—not depictions of herself or others, but “avatars”—that resist reductive … Continue reading
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