On the List | Arts walk party, Short Run Comix, Arts District launch, Out of the Closet cuts ribbon

Out of the Closet opens Saturday at 1016 E Pike (Image: OTC)

Out of the Closet opens Saturday at 1016 E Pike (Image: OTC)

It’s a weekend for the arts around the neighborhood with November’s art walk and the ceremony to launch the new Capitol Hill arts district as highlights.

moxiposterrr-584x1024As usual, a full line-up for the monthly second-Thursday art walk can be found at capitolhillartwalk.com. November’s walk includes a big party at 13th and Pine thrown by Salon Moxi:

On November 13th, we are hosting a collaborative full of local artists; from beautiful visual art, handcrafted jewelry, to a mobile fashion truck and a live musical performance!!!
Delicious food and refreshments catered by two local food trucks: Plum Burgers (Vegan) and Snout & Co (Soulful food from Cuba to South Carolina).
Join us for an all inclusive evening of entertainment!

On the other end of the Hill, the Visitors Welcome: A Short Run Art Show fills Joe Bar’s gallery.

sr_poster_final_3_81-357x550The Joe Bar show will be an excellent warm-up for the full-on Short Run Comix & Arts Festival Saturday at Washington Hall:

The breathtaking Washington Hall will be filled with a book fair highlighting nearly 200 writers and artists. The first 50 attendees through the door at 11:00 AM will receive a FREE swag bag valued at $40, so don’t be late!

1939808_10152897277027780_5351717788948901038_oSaturday, city officials and artists will gather at Hugo House for a celebration marking the launch of Seattle’s first arts district. CHS wrote here about the program that will promote the neighborhood’s creative venues. Saturday’s event will feature plenty of speeches — and the unveiling of a new collaborative work:

Doors open at 11 am
Speaking program at 11:30 am
Hear from Mayor Ed Murray; Councilmember Nick Licata; Office of Arts & Culture director, Randy Engstrom; Capitol Hill Housing Foundation Director, Michael Seiwerath and artist Amanda Manitach. A new group artwork curated by Amanda Manitach, demonstrating the vitality and vibrancy of Capitol Hill, will also be unveiled.

After the program, many Capitol Hill culture locations will host open houses in the early afternoon.

Finally, the art of thrift shopping will be on full display Saturday as the new E Pike Out of the Closet store debuts:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation cordially invites you to the grand opening of its newest Out of the Closet Thrift Stores, our first location in Seattle!

Here’s your chance to meet our team and learn more about AHF’s FREE HIV testing services, provided with community partner Gay City, in your neighborhood!

Join us for live entertainment and tour our new 5,000+ sq. ft. retail space and AHF Pharmacy, located in Seattle’s renowned Capitol Hill district.

CHS wrote here about the new thrift shop plus HIV/AIDS center.

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

Mar 14 @ 1:00 PM – Jul 31 @ 7:00 PM Goethe Pop Up Seattle
An Interactive Exhibition In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, the virtual reality experience Virtual Bauhaus will tour North America. Bauhaus, the iconic school of design, architecture, and applied arts, existed in Dessau, Germany, from 1919 to 1933. In spirit … Continue reading
Apr 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
Apr 22 @ 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:TweetEmail
Apr 22 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM The Works Seattle
Are you part of #plantgang, a #plantlover, or a #plantsmakepeoplehappy kind of human? If you are, our Earth Day Plant Swap is for YOU! Come connect with The Works plant gang community IRL! Healthy, pest-free plants of all sorts are … Continue reading
Apr 22 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Goethe Pop Up Seattle, Chophouse Row
Many students are looking for career opportunities in Germany. And many professionals are interested in experiencing what Germany has to offer as a work or research destination. Goethe Pop Up Seattle’s workshop series, organized and lead by Dominik Winkel, DAAD … Continue reading
Apr 22 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Washington State Labor Council
Feminist Discussion Group – Mondays, 6:30pm, 10 sessions beginning March 25   High Voltage Women Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light   An inspiring new book on affirmative action pioneers who broke gender and race barriers, forged links of solidarity, … Continue reading
Apr 22 @ 7:30 PM – 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
Apr 22 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Poco Wine + Spirits
Join us for your weekly dose of brainy drinking. – Max team size of 6. – Winning team takes home a $40 gift card!Share:TweetEmail
Apr 22 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM The Tin Table
The Easter Monday pop-up dinner is conceived by Chef Donna Looney, The Tin Table’s Sous Chef. While living in Jacksonville, Florida, Chef Donna was introduced to her two favorite cuisines, seafood and soul food. Inspired by tastes of the South, … Continue reading
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 23 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The SweatBox Loft
Downtime at Lunchtime Everyone needs a way to feel at ease when life gets challenging and it’s possible to find this even during your short lunch hour. iRest (Integrative Restoration) Yoga Nidra helps you tap into a place that is … Continue reading
Apr 23 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM The Westin Seattle
Why should we prepare for earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest? How could seconds of warning help make us less vulnerable to damage and injury? How do earthquake early warning (EEW) systems work, and when might we have one? As part … Continue reading
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 7:05 PM – 9:00 PM Sam's Tavern
Seattle Bar Trivia  Tuesdays, 7:05 PM http://seattlebartrivia.com Teams: 8 players or fewer Cost: Free Prizes: Winning team receives a $50 gift certificate; Runner-up gets $25 More fun than a barrel full of monkeys. There are six rounds featuring a picture … Continue reading
Apr 23 @ 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM Contact for Location
Join Chabad of Capitol Hill for our weekly Kabbalah and Coffee Tanya – A Masterpiece of Chassidic wisdom written by Rabbi Shneur Zalmen of Liadi (1745 – 1812). Based on the Kabbalistic works of the Zohar, the Baal Shem Tov … Continue reading
Apr 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway
Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway & Jimmy’s on Broadway April 24th, 2019 Capitol Hill residents and businesses, please join us at our Spring Open House Event! Share:TweetEmail
Apr 24 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Chophouse Row
Chophouse Row is getting ready to host a weekly farmers market in its courtyard running every Wednesday night from 4 to 8 pm, year-round, rain or shine with the first market scheduled for November 2, 2016. Organized and curated by … Continue reading
Apr 24 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM The Works Seattle
Make like a mixologist and impress your friends with handcrafted cocktails from ingredients grown right out your back door! Join the Simple Goodness Sisters Belinda and Venise to dive into the world of garden-to-glass cocktails and mocktails. These ladies can’t … Continue reading
Apr 24 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM The Cloud Room
You are invited to an evening conversation (and book signing) to help you Get Your Sh*t Together on Money, End-of-Life Planning and Leaving a Legacy. Chanel Reynolds (What Matters Most) co-hosts with celebrated local authors Vicki Robin (Your Money or … Continue reading
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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 25 @ 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
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