What is it about certain people—like, say, Justin Bond or local writer/actor Marya Sea Kaminski—that they can make a room feel stormy and magical just by walking in and starting to talk? Whatever it is, Kaminski's got that mojo. Whether she's howling out Greek fury in a production of Electra or telling small stories about love and lust, just listening to Kaminski's voice will make you a better person. Tonight she reads something new (apparently about attraction), along with essayist Phillip Lopate, poet Emily Warn, and the band Happy Hour Hero. (Kane Hall, University of Washington, Room 120, 800-838-3006. 7:30 pm, $15–$25.)

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