After a considerable amount of fact-gathering and research, we've determined that tonight has the potential to be remarkably lively, especially for a Wednesday.

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP – A Penny Dreadful, playing Feb. 8-26 at Intiman Theatre
Laugh till it hurts at this outrageous camp comedy the NYTimes calls “Wickedly funny!”


At the Unicorn, the members of Tacocat will be DJing the hits of your dreams all night long. Over at Pettirosso, DJ Paco will be spinning more hits and there will be a Domaine de Canton champagne toast at midnight.

At a special edition of Emerald City Soul Club, Seattle's finest crew of crate-digging weirdos bring the dancefloor heat to Chop Suey for a night of civilized debauchery.

  • Moulin Rouge

Get your dose of Baz Luhrmann at SIFF Cinema Uptown for the year at the last possible moment, and in a setting where it's socially acceptable (socially required) for you to sing along! Includes a glass of champagne. This movie may be cheesy, but the Elephant Love Medley is a thing of beauty.

Or you could ring in the New Year with the astral funk and mystical hiphop fractals of Shabazz Palaces and the Black Constellation crew up at the Neptune.

And there are dozens and dozens more events to choose from: Check out our entire New Year's Eve calendar. It's huge!