On the List | Tamari Bar birthday, F*** Fest #3, Love City Love ‘Winter Warehouse Sale’

Happy birthday, Tamari Bar

It’s February, which apparently means snow on Capitol Hill, an uptick in seasonal depression, and corporations peddling pink-hued crap for Valentine’s day. Luckily, there’s all-day happy hour plus sushi and whiskey cocktails over at Tamari Bar, Aphrodisiac-tincture making at Ada’s on 15th and sunny indie-pop at Chop Suey to distract us all. Find this and much more here below or on the CHS Calendar. And if you need more to do, jump on the streetcar and celebrate the Lunar New Year at Hing Hay Park in the ID on Saturday.

THROUGH THURSDAY, Feb. 14: A year ago, the brand-new Tamari Bar arose between Summit Avenue and East Pine (or, as CHS put it then, “where World of Beers and the ghosts of old Pike/Pine once reigned”). The informal, new-style Izakaya has not lost any of its attraction, thanks to a steady stream of excellent cocktails (such as the Toki-tory Saburo highball), omakase, sushi, noodles and much more. Tamari Bar now wishes itself a Happy Birthday during a ten-day Happy Birthday Tamari Bar (1st Anniversary!) fest of all-day happy hour, special dishes and an Insta-contest to win gift certificates and T-shirts. In case you missed it: that’s happy hour. All day. For ten days. Kanpai! Tamari Bar

THURSDAY, Feb. 7: It’s safe to say many Seattleites are not entirely over the fact that local surf-rock quartet La Luz exchanged the Emerald City for sunlit LA two years ago. La La Land and its never-never-ending allure recently pried away another kick-ass band from our fair city: Tangerine. Tonight’s your chance to catch the trio (consisting of sisters Marika and Miro Justad and Toby Kuhn) and their dreamy, eighties-infused indie-pop during a one-night homecoming at Chop Suey. Chop Suey, 8 PM

(Image: Jess Keener)

THURSDAY, Feb. 7: Looking to escape seasonal depression and/or corporations peddling useless merchandise for Valentine’s Day? Hard to fathom, perhaps, but there might just be a fine compromise to make February and Valentine’s Day-madness slightly more bearable: an evening of Aphrodisiac Tincture Making over at The Lab at Ada’s. Attendees will learn about herbs historically used as aphrodisiacs plus make their own tinctures under the supervision of Angela Renzetti from Moonlight Medicine Acupuncture & Herbs.The Lab at Ada’s, 6.30 – 9.30 PM (21+)

THURSDAY, Feb. 7 – SATURDAY, Feb. 9: Seeing dancers flow across a stage, utilizing every square inch of the dance floor never ceases to amaze. That said, performing a piece of dance in a confined space full of obstacles is at least as challenging and awe-inducing. Local dancers and choreographers Cameo Lethem and Kaitlin McCarthy are surely up to the latter task. For this year’s installment of reSET, an opportunity for choreographers to utilize theatre sets used in productions of the Washington Ensemble Theatre, McCarthy and Lethem will perform in and on the set of ‘B,’ an absurdist play about revolutionary violence by Chilean dramatist Guillermo Calderon. 12th Ave Arts, 7.30 PM

(Image: Chop Suey)

SATURDAY, Feb. 9: Don’t let the name fool you: F*** Fest #3 is only an orgy of the non-literal, artistic kind. The day-long festival, organized by the longtime Capitol Hill studio-space-meets-incubator Studio Current, features live performance,  music, video screenings, snacks and “cheap drinks”. Look out for film screenings with sound scores by DJ Onesies, performances by Nic Masangkay, GRIEF GIRLS and Angel Alviar-Langley, among others, as well as drag performances by Sugar Darling, Juan Monroy, and Angel Baby Kill Kill Kill. FYI: Right before the clock strikes midnight, the party moves to Vermillion’s dance floor. Studio Current, 2 PM – 11.30 PM

SATURDAY, Feb. 9 and SUNDAY, Feb. 10: Indie retailers and designers including Capitol Hill’s Glaswing, Standard Goods, and Likelihood are coming together this weekend for a Citywide Winter Warehouse Sale at E Pike’s Love City Love. “Twice a year your favorite local shops and designers come together to celebrate the end of a season,” organizers say. Come for the local creations and enjoy savings “15% up to 75% off.”

Citywide Winter Warehouse Sale

May 10 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 10 @ 7:00 PM Goethe Pop Up Seattle
Stop by the Goethe Pop Up Seattle to enjoy avant-garde, critical comics from Germany, presented by “Le Monde diplomatique” and the Goethe-Institut. Le Monde diplomatique is the largest monthly newspaper on international politics and current affairs in the world and is translated … Continue reading
May 27 @ 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
May 27 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Seattle First Baptist Church
Join Ireland’s most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill as he embarks on his biggest solo tour to date and debuts his brand-new album “Blessings of Music” featuring church hymns and Irish classics! This follows his number-one World Music album “Emmet … Continue reading
May 27 @ 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
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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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