Seattle International Film Festival continues at Capitol Hill movie houses Egyptian and Harvard Exit. Be kind to our visiting festival badge-wearers as they stumble about. Point their squinting eyes in the direction of decent sustenance.
Downhill, the free Northwest Folklife Festival takes over the Seattle Center for it’s 42nd year (!) Friday through Monday.
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- Economics and society: three talks at Town Hall bring these esoterics to the level of real life. Money, Monetary Policy and Financial Repression, with Steve Keen and Gerard Fitzpatrick (11:30 – 1p); The Great Financial Crisis: How we Got Here and the Way Out with Steve Keen (6 – 7:30p); and Reclaiming Prosperity: Inequality and the Future of Work with panel discussion by leaders in the topic (7:30 – 9p). Town Hall.
- Seattle PD East Precinct Advisory Council: This month’s topic is Micro-Housing: Capitol Hill and Beyond. PAC meetings are open and welcoming to all community members. Seattle University Chardin Building, 1020 E Jefferson St, 6:30 – 8p.
- Art show: One-night-only exhibit of “Painted in the Dark” featuring work by Liana Kegley. Hard L (1216 10th Ave, Suite L), 6 – 9p.
- Author reading: acclaimed Spanish-language writer and queer activist Luis Negrón, reads from his debut collection of stories, Mundo Cruel (Seven Stories). Elliott Bay Book Company, 7p.
- Slaying the Gorgon: a multimedia presentation and discussion by Joe McHugh on “how the mediums of storytelling share how we think and act.” Northwest Film Forum, 7p.
- Join Fresh Ground Stories: First Love to hear storytellers’ tales of their first passion. Roy Street Coffee (700 Broadway), 7 – 8:30p.
- Rediscovering the Awesomeness of Dinosaurs! Author Brian Switek (My Beloved Brontosaurus) will convince you dinosaurs are still cool. Town Hall, 7:30 – 9p.
- Othello, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of love and revenge, ends it’s run through Sunday at Eclectic Theater (1214 10th Ave), 8p and 2p matinee on Sunday.
- Open Mic Night at Scratch Deli (1718 12th Ave) happens every Thursday, 8p.
- .Trigger. New Dance Happenings. We caught the first edition of this new “dance performance quarterly” and enjoyed the experimental dance and music. Vermillion, 9p. Continue reading