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:

Feb 18 @ 7:30 PM – Jun 24 @ 9:30 PM Russian Community Center
Join the Seattle Swing Dance Club, one of the country’s longest running dance clubs, for the new-and-improved West Coast Swing (WCS) class series! WCS is a modern and smooth form of swing dancing with roots in Blues and Lindy Hop. … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM The SweatBox Loft
Find the softer side of your flow practice with Slow Flow in The SweatBox Loft. In Slow Flow, we’ll intentionally weave together traditional postures. This class will be unheated and very beginner friendly (aka- no Chaturangas!) Slow your practice down … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 10:00 AM Goethe Pop Up Seattle
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Blockade, we are showcasing the traveling exhibit “Airlift” at the Goethe Pop Up Seattle.  The Airlift as a symbol of friendship: In the summer of 1948, following tensions with the Western … Continue reading
Feb 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
Feb 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
Feb 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
Feb 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
Feb 21 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Country Doctor Dental Clinic
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Feb 21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Wise Orchid Taijiquan & Qigong
Chen Taijiquan & Qigong – Capitol Hill/Central Monday & Thursday evenings, 6:00pm-7:15pm, at Wise Orchid’s Studio, 2002 E. Union St. In this class we will study the Lao Jia Yi Lu (Old Frame Part 1) of the Chen Family Tai Chi tradition, … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM The Works Seattle
One of the coolest things about plants is their adaptability. Did you know some plants can even live without their roots buried in soil?! These types of plants are great subjects for mounting. Mounted plants are an impressive display, creating … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM OQ
Join us for a short lecture and still-life drawing lesson with visual artist, Adrienne Bell-Koch, as we discuss the intersection between the biology of sight and art. All supplies will be provided, and all ages are welcome. Snacks and drinks … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM The SweatBox Yoga Loft
Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with asanas (poses), that are held for longer periods of time-five minutes or more per pose is typical. Yin, which is not a heated class, is a great pairing with a more … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:20 PM Northwest Film Forum
(Bill Gunn, US, 1973, 1h 50m) ** New restoration! ** “A blood-soaked masterpiece. One of the most profound, surreal, and horrifying love stories ever made.” – Complex Duane Jones (Night of the Living Dead) and Marlene Clark star in this enduring … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Annex Theatre
The Devil and Sarah Blackwater Book by Anthea Carns, Music & Lyrics by Lauren Freman Directed by Madison Jade-Jones and Sam Ro Singer-songwriter Sarah Blackwater’s tour is rudely interrupted when the Devil comes calling about a debt: The eternal soul … Continue reading
Feb 22 @ 10:00 AM Goethe Pop Up Seattle
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Blockade, we are showcasing the traveling exhibit “Airlift” at the Goethe Pop Up Seattle.  The Airlift as a symbol of friendship: In the summer of 1948, following tensions with the Western … Continue reading
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Annex Theatre
The Devil and Sarah Blackwater Book by Anthea Carns, Music & Lyrics by Lauren Freman Directed by Madison Jade-Jones and Sam Ro Singer-songwriter Sarah Blackwater’s tour is rudely interrupted when the Devil comes calling about a debt: The eternal soul … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 10:00 AM Goethe Pop Up Seattle
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Blockade, we are showcasing the traveling exhibit “Airlift” at the Goethe Pop Up Seattle.  The Airlift as a symbol of friendship: In the summer of 1948, following tensions with the Western … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 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 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM The Works Seattle
Pickling isn’t just for cucumbers! Cucumbers might be the classic, but all kinds of veggies (and fruits!) can be pickled to add some tang, crunch, or even spice to your plate. We’ll walk you through the process from beginning to … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM New Freeway Hall
Black History Month Forum 2019 Fighting Racism on the Job Speakers: Markisha Dixon Protech union Local 17 and Seattle Silence Breaker member standing up to race and sex discrimination facing workers at the City of Seattle. Tamasha Emedi Teacher at … Continue reading
Feb 23 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Annex Theatre
The Devil and Sarah Blackwater Book by Anthea Carns, Music & Lyrics by Lauren Freman Directed by Madison Jade-Jones and Sam Ro Singer-songwriter Sarah Blackwater’s tour is rudely interrupted when the Devil comes calling about a debt: The eternal soul … Continue reading
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