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Thursday April 25
- Monthly Social at Frye Art Museum: this month features an introduction to visual thinking strategies. Frye Art Museum: 5 – 7p.
- Dine Out For Life, to benefit Lifelong AIDS Alliance. 21 Capitol Hill restaurants are on the list.
- Once Upon a Dance: check out what the dance kids at Seattle Arts Academy have been working on lately at this dance concert. Seattle Academy Arts Center, 1100 12th Avenue. 7p, and again on Sunday, 2p.
- Explore and debunk the myth of “nice guys finish last” in the workplace with Adam Grant, author of Give and Take. Town Hall, 7:30 – 9p.
- Final weekend to see Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County at Balagan Theatre. Ends Saturday, April 27th.
- Graphic novelist Eoman Espey’s book tour includes a shadow puppet performance excerpt from his graphic novel Songs of the Abyss. The show includes shadow puppets, masks, a marionette and painted cardboard, with an original soundtrack. Richard Hugo House, 7 – 9p.
- Moveable Type: A Literary Mixer is a fun gathering of strangers who like to read books. Bring a currently-reading book, or a favorite book to discuss with other readers. Vermillion, 7:30p.
Friday, April 26
- Leviathan returns to Northwest Film Forum for a week’s run. Opens Friday and runs through next Thursday. It’s a non-narrated (i.e. no Morgan Freeman voice over) documentary of commercial fishing. 7:15 and 9:15.
- Team of Heroes: No More Heroes opens and continues through May 25th. It’s a satirical story of superheroes which explores the dark underbelly of doing good.Thurs through Sunday at Annex Theatre, 8p.
- Ron Jeremy (the classic porn star!) is coming (heh) to Linda’s Tavern to introduce his new rum brand and spin some favorite records (innuendo not intended but make of it what you will). Linda’s Tavern, 8p.
Saturday, April 27
- Friends of Tashkent Park work party: “Celebrate Earth Day by mulching, planting, and cleaning up our little neighborhood park”
- World Tai Chi and Qigong Day: join others worldwide to celebrate community, diversity, connection and healing. Wild Orchid Tai Chi is hosting a free class and demonstration(all are welcome regardless of age or ability) of Tai Chi and Qigong at Cal Anderson Park, 10a.
- Three author readings at Elliott Bay Book Company: Dale Pendell, noted poet and ethnobotanist at 2p; Amy Frykholm reads from See Me Naked, which focuses on reconciling sexuality and religious beliefs at 5p; and Gar Alperovitz reads from What Then Must We Do? on the subject of revolutionary new economy at 7p.
- Spirit of the Sound Outrageous Video Event is an annual fundraiser for the choir and includes live performance, silent and live auction, and videos. Broadway Performance Hall, 7p.
- Seattle Poetry Grand Slam 2013 features top poets from a season of competitions, plus a performance by poet and publisher Mahogany Browne. Town Hall, 8 – 10p.
Sunday, April 28
- Raising Kids without Sexual Shame: a facilitated discussion at Babeland, 10a – 12p.
- Capitol Hill Trees walking tour: led by tee expert Arthur Lee Jacobson. Meet at Volunteer Park at corner of 15th and Prospect, 10a – 12p.
- Neighborfood Capitol Hill walking and dining tour: A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Humane Society. Ticket price includes food at 8 different restaurants with drink specials to be offered. Register to receive starting location information. 2p.
- Broadway Farmers Market, 11a-3p
- Say goodbye to The Grill on Broadway — last night of business after 22 years on Capitol Hill.