The popular Christmas Eve bash for Seattle's young 'n' single Jews
and those who love them returns for another year. Latkepalooza '06
promises to bring hundreds of people out for a night of dancing, drinking, eating, and schmoozing
at the Element dance club
, which is graciously donating 25 percent of the night's profits to benefit victims of this year's tragic shooting at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. (Element, 332 Fifth Ave N, 206-441-7479, 9pm—2am, $18 adv at latkepalooza.com/$25 at the door. $50 VIP event includes pre-funk with the band Sasson and liqueur tasting and latkes from 8—9 pm. 21+.