Shop for everything from ice cream to handmade cards at the new Maker’s Market Pop-Up at Magnuson Park on Sunday. Ryan Reiter

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FRIDAY

ART

1. Art Up PhinneyWood
Walk around charming Greenwood/Phinney (just north of the zoo) and take in art from dozens of venues, from galleries to restaurants to bookshops, including Couth Buzzard Books, Naked City Brewery, and the Phinney Center Gallery. This month, check out Jasmine Gervais's feminist sculptures and paintings, the Dog Show Poster Show, and Bipolar // Bicoastal Art + Music of Ben Ireland and Roderick Wolgamott.
(Phinney, free)

2. Backstreet Bazaar: Friday the 13th Edition
Quarterly art and music event Backstreet Bazaar showcases South Seattle talent. This edition suggests some spookiness, and may or may not double as a roast of Thomas Jefferson. The Ancient Robotz will provide the tunes.
(Hillman City, free)

3. Belltown Art Walk
On second Fridays, wander around Belltown and check out their hyperlocal art scene amidst the waves of drinkers and clubbers. Convene at the Belltown Community Center to pick up a map (and maybe some snacks/goodies), then head out to explore nearby galleries while taking advantage of all the artists' exhibitions (and provided refreshments). This month, check out Jeffrey Rakien Nomura's ikebana-inspired ceramic sculptures and Kelsey Melville's State of Impermanence.
(Belltown, free)

4. Film Screening with Etsuko Ichikawa
Watch Ichikawa's experimental film, part of her beautiful, green multimedia exhibition about human effects on the environment called Vitrified, and share popcorn and whisky with the artist.
(South Lake Union, free)

5. Hiawatha Night Market
After your supper, head to Artspace Hiawatha residents' evening market to find art, jewelry, crafts, antiques, baked goods, and more for sale.
(Central District, free)

6. Matthew Thomas Shoemaker: Brain Goreng
In Seattle's close-knit sound art community, the name Matt Shoemaker is synonymous with a deep and intense relationship with the ecstatic art of listening. Known for constructing intricate physical reverb/feedback systems out of springs, Shoemaker's music has been released on many international labels including Trente Oiseaux, Helen Scarsdale Agency, and Elevator Bath. In private, he also devoted himself to visionary, vividly detailed painting. Shoemaker's life was tragically cut short last year, and those who knew him are still reeling. This exhibition, organized with assistance from Dave Knott, Robert Millis, and the Shoemaker family, celebrates the life and work of a bona fide genius. EMILY POTHAST
(University District, free)
Opening Friday

7. No Sesso Until Now
Part of the ByDesign Film Festival, this party/fashion show will highlight pieces from the wild and yarny No Sesso (Italian for "no sex" or "no gender") clothing line by Pierre Davis.
(Capitol Hill, free)

FILM

8. Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA
This timely documentary explores how America's gun industry affects the lives of people across the country through personal stories of gun violence.
(Wedgwood, free)

MUSIC

9. BeatMatch
In this bracketed tournament with a live audience, 16 local music producers will compete for a cash prize, a performance spot at the Capitol Hill Block Party, and the coveted title of BeatMatch Champion.
(Belltown, $10)

10. Bootie Seattle: Britney vs. Taylor Mash-Up Night
Seattle's only all-mashup dance party throws down for an all-out celebration by paying tribute to long reigning pop princesses Britney Spears and Taylor Swift. Prep thyself for all the '10s break-up bangers and Top40 hits you could possibly handle.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

11. Butterflies of Death, Are They Brothers?, Meece, Stucky Jackson & the Boys
"Doomgrass" outfit Butterflies of Death will headline down in Tukwila, with bill support from Are They Brothers?, Meece, and Stucky Jackson & the Boys.
(Tukwila, $7)

12. Caleb & Walter, The Done Goners, Guests
Americana quintet Caleb and Walter will play classic and contemporary songs full of cozy harmonies and "rootsy" country twang.
(University District, $7)

13. Dischord Records Tribute Night
Washington D.C.-based punk label Dischord houses local bands Trashfire, He Whose Ox is Gored, By Sunlight, VHS, Princess, Slow Elk, Blood Mouse, and lots of others. At this tribute night, hear some of the label's favorite thrashers, including Slant 6, Jaw Box, Fugazi, Minor Threat, Rites of Spring, and Hoover.
(Beacon Hill, $7/$10)

14. ELT Presents: Anime Creek, Bad Saint, Brilla, Aimee Garcia
Local queer singer-songwriter Emma Lee Toyoda has curated a sweet lineup of local indie rockers, including Anime Creek, Bad Saint, Brilla, and Aimee Garcia.
(Wallingford, $6-$10 suggested donation)

15. Hooligoons Double Album Release Show
Local Renton crew Hooligoons will celebrate their double album release this weekend in partnership with HITZ Cannabis and opening support from Burnt Money, Davey Tsunami, Walker, and Bitches from the NAM.
(Ballard, $10)

16. Larry Baumgartner - Welcome to My Living Room
Folk singer Larry Baumgartner will play a solo show for the first time in 20 years, joined by Lynette Hensley, James Nason, and Dave Pengra.
(Ballard, free)

17. Monitor, Deify, Emperidol
Dance to a lineup of newly formed alt rockers Monitor, Deify, and Emperidol, who will be celebrating the release of their latest EP.
(West Seattle, $8)

18. Mud On My Bra, Guests
Seattle-based surfy garage pop punks Mud On My Bra will be joined by Velvet Q and Bobcat.
(University District, free)

19. Peacemaker Nation
Seattle-based island soul band Pecemaker Nation will play a mellow show infused with hiphop and rock.
(Pioneer Square, free)

20. Profane Order, Hissing, Putrid Temple
Montreal-based "war metal" band Profane Order will share the stage with locals Hissing and Putrid Temple.
(Eastlake, $5-$10)

21. Quick Thinkers, Fort Loveless, Doggo
On Friday the 13th, dance to local "fusion" trio Quick Thinkers, Fort Loveless, and Doggo.
(Greenwood, $7)

22. The Regrets, Moon Temple
The Regrets will translate earnest '60s pop sensibilities into accessible garage rock, with local group Moon Temple.
(Capitol Hill, $8/$10)

23. Season of Strangers, Saints By Day, Smashie Smashie, Bad Animals
Seattle-based shoegazers Season of Strangers will showcase their brand of dream pop on the Eastlake stage with support sets by Saints By Day, Smashie Smashie, and Bad Animals.
(Eastlake, $8/$10)

24. Seminars, The Hague, Luna Vista, Slumberbox
Fill your night with Northwest punk rock and metal with performances by Seattle's SEMINARS, the Hague, Luna Vista, and Slumberbox.
(University District, $7)

25. Sundog, Colorworks, The Long Hot Summer
Sundog are undeniably consistent, in that they always seem to crank out solid roots and blues-inflected rock for the discerning Fremont Solstice or Folklife attendee. They'll be joined by Colorworks and the Long Hot Summer.
(Ballard, $8)

READINGS & TALKS

26. Edward Walker: Stigma Management and the Claims—Making of Hydraulic Fracturing Industry Groups
Join Edward Walker, associate professor in sociology at UCLA, as he talks about the current controversy surrounding hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
(University District, free)

27. An Evening with Neuroscience 2018
Grey Matters will once again host a night of conversation about brains between neuroscience experts and science-loving laypeople. Submit your questions in advance or wait until the end for an open floor.
(University District, free)

28. Helene Stapinski: Murder in Matera
Helene Stapinski (Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History, Baby Plays Around: A Love Affair, with Music) is known for mining her own and her family's history for juicy stories. She'll read from her latest book, Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy, in which she investigates the story of her great-great-grandmother Vita, an alleged murderer and woman of low morals.
(Capitol Hill, free)

29. Kathleen Alcala with Donna Miscolta: History is an Act of the Imagination
Kathleen Alcala has often written about land, people, and the history that links them, including in The Deepest Roots, a sobering and thoughtful musing on traditional foodways and food's future on Bainbridge Island. She'll discuss the role of research in her fiction and nonfiction work in a conversation moderated by Donna Miscolta.
(Greenwood, free)

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

ART

30. Art ∩ Math
This exhibition, meant to express "art intersects math," articulates the close relationship between (you guessed it) art and mathematics. The invited contributors include artists who use mathematical principles and mathematicians who create art. You'll find 3D works, oil paintings, textiles, and more. Feel very smart as you peruse these works.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

31. Therese Buchmiller: COMPOSED
COMPOSED combines fake leaves, textbook diagrams, picture book excerpts, and other elements to explore language, icons, and representation.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

ART

32. Crush/Repeat: A Spring Art Challenge Showcase!
Inspired by a national project called Fun-a-day, which aims to bind artists together through "resistance, resilience and growth," more than 50 local artists were tasked with choosing a project and repeating it every day throughout the month of March. Check out the multimedia work at this weekend-long showcase.
(Capitol Hill, free)
Closing Sunday

33. Tavares Strachan: Always, Sometimes, Never
Born and raised in the Bahamas and currently based in New York, Tavares Strachan is a conceptual artist whose work in a diverse range of mediums investigates the overlapping domains of science, technology, and history—in particular the hidden stories and agendas behind common cultural narratives. His signature mediums include neon sculpture and projected lights, often presented alongside reflecting pools that suggest the distortion of perception and reveal invisible implications. Strachan has exhibited widely, including at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Always, Sometimes, Never is the first presentation of his work in Seattle. EMILY POTHAST
(First Hill, free)
Closing Sunday

PERFORMANCE

34. The Penelopiad
Margaret Atwood's retelling of the myth known as The Odyssey examines the women, considered unimportant, left behind by the heroes. This UW Undergraduate Theatre Society production will be directed by Grecia Leal.
(University District, $10)

SPORTS & RECREATION

35. Redhawks vs. Alcorn State University
For three consecutive games, the Seattle University Redhawks will play Alcorn State University in baseball.
(Bellevue, $10)

SATURDAY

ART

36. aitu
King County artist Mario Lemafa's work will be installed in the lobby during ByDesign Film Festival, exploring the "the future(s) of resort culture, and native land-sea relationships" through textile art.
(Capitol Hill, $7)

37. Ballard Art Walk
For more than 20 years, the Ballard Art Walk has encouraged community members to discover work of local makers in the area while enjoying food, music, and more. Venues include the Ballyhoo Curiosity Shop, Secret Garden Books, and other pleasant spots. This month, check out Anna McCoy: The Most, the closing of Telling Patient Stories: A Journalism Art Show, ATSUI: Watercolors, CEBridges's abstract cityscape drawings, work by Erin Fox, JTN's nature photography, Kirk Yamahira's canvases, Laci Ann's lettering, Sierra Graves and Julieta Renteria's black-and-white drawings, Tami Bensen's abstract paintings, Tara Flores ART & Macramazing, and Whitney L. Anderson's collages. Plus, Paige Embry will give a talk about "Our Native Bees."
(Ballard, free)

38. Berndnaut Smilde
Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde photographs massive installations made of materials like inkjet-printed plywood, aerogel, prisms, and clouds. Yes, clouds. His sense of mischief has inspired work like Bored Light—a print of a painting leaning "bored" against the wall of a gallery—or a façade of a Wisconsin barn erected in Ireland to fool a Google Photocar. At this gallery, he'll play once again with his "nimbus" theme.
(South Lake Union, free)
Opening Saturday

39. Decolonizing Art and Land Relationships
2017 Brink Award Winner Demian DinéYazhi´ invites Pacific Northwest Indigenous artists to discuss their experiences in challenging colonized narratives of the relationship between art, land, and institutions. The organizers add: "The conversation will consider ways in which colonization has problematized the way land art and environmental works are understood in the broader, white-dominant field of contemporary art and art history."
(University District, $10)

40. Free Queer Clothing Exchange
Bring your great-condition clothes, shoes, and accessories to this free queer clothing exchange to find cute new stuff. (Note: No one will be turned away if they don't bring anything).
(Phinney, free)

41. Georgetown Art Attack
Once a month, the art that resides in the tiny airport hamlet of Georgetown ATTACKS all passersby. In more literal terms, it's the day of art openings and street wonderment. Once a month, the art that resides in the tiny airport hamlet of Georgetown ATTACKS all passersby. In more literal terms, it's the day of art openings and street wonderment. This month, check out Katy Stone: More Light, 2D Works by Stephanie Law and Socar Myles, Lauren Fejarang and Imana Gunawan: Softcore, Thru the Roof, Joshua Simmons & Friends at Fantagraphics, and Theoria Gallery: Gordon Wood.
(Georgetown, free)

42. Hatstravaganza
Need a big fancy hat for the Kentucky Derby, your next tea party, or to wear in the privacy of your own home? The Millinery Artisan Guild NW will showcase their latest collection of spring and summer hats.
(Phinney, free)

43. Legendary Children
Seattle QTPOC artists will present "a night of the beautiful, the transgressive, and the unique" through performances and conversations touching on themes brought up by Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas. There will also be DJs.
(Downtown, free)

44. Levi Perez: Sentient
Madrona artist Levi Perez's pen and ink drawings "reflect respect" for animals, the environment, and local Native communities. This collection pays tribute to the work of Henry Bugbee Kane, noted for his woodcut illustrations in Edwin Way Teales' The Wilderness World.
(Rainier Valley, free)

45. Nancy Bishop Harvey and Music
Nancy Bishop Harvey's art is often inspired by insects, which she examines under a magnifying glass. Check out her stuff and listen to live music by Thee Sgt. Major III.
(Ballard, free)

46. Pizza Power!
If you're hungry for pizza in both your belly and your mind, enjoy a slice from Sizzle Pie while browsing 'za-themed work (from wood carvings to paintings to pins) from local artists.
(Ballard, free)

47. Practice and Form: Lauren Fejarang and Ilana Zweschi
Lauren Fejarang manipulates concrete, a material associated with the built environment, until it appears almost weightless, "like paper that has been molded or crumpled into a ball." Shown alongside Fejarang's installation will be drawings from Ilana Zweschi's Unique Individuals and Anonymous Things series.
(Magnolia, free)

48. Reality Massage Closing Reception
Explore Kate Bailey's neurofeedback machine and "blow bubbles with your mind."
(Wallingford, free)

49. Springtime Flower Crowns Workshop
Instead of picking blooms from their branches to wear atop your head, show the world that you're excited about springtime (and May Day) by making a flower crown made of paper.
(Fremont, free)

COMMUNITY

50. April Community Roots Restoration
Invasive species have been removed from a section of Seward Park, and now it's time to cover the site in burlap so it will be ready for planting next year. Help out at this free restoration event.
(Rainier Valley, free)

51. Arboretum Spring Plant Sale
April showers bring May flowers, so get a head-start on your garden by picking up some spring blossoms. Find spring-flowering perennials like trout lilies, trilliums, wood anemones, and epimediums, plus lots of native plants.
(Montlake, free)

52. Bellevue Library ideaX Makerspace Grand Opening
Bellevue Library's new ideaX Makerspace allows visitors to craft electronic circuits, make robots, experiment with 3D pens, make original beats, and learn other cool skills on new gadgets. Stop by for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to learn more about what the space has to offer.
(Bellevue, free)

53. Earth Day at Sammamish River Trail
Help restore the natural area along Woodinville's Sammamish River Trail.
(Bothell, free)

54. Evergreen Chrysanthemum Sale
Find plenty varieties of 'mums (a round, many-petaled plant that comes in a range of springy colors) at this sale.
(Capitol Hill, free)

55. Mastering the Hustle
Local music industry speakers will talk about creating safe, inclusive, and accessible spaces to share your art.
(Seattle Center, free)

56. Sodo Flea Market
The Sodo Flea market will return with over 50 vendors selling vintage clothing and handmade goods. Bring along your leashed pet and graze from food trucks while you shop.
(Sodo, free)

57. Spring Open House
Welcome gardening season by snagging discounts on house plants and seeds, enjoying complimentary cookies and tea, entering raffles, and getting your planting questions answered by in-house experts.
(Capitol Hill, free)

58. State Park Free Days
For a number of days throughout the year (including Spring Day on April 14), get outside and take advantage of free admission to Washington State Parks.
(Various locations, free)

FESTIVALS

59. Holi Hai
Rejoice that spring has officially arrived by dancing to live music, eating a variety of foods, and getting covered in powdered colors.
(Shoreline, $10)

60. Springfree Trampoline Northwest Kids Fair
This kiddo-centric fest will feature an entertainment stage, trampolines, slides, face painting, balloon artists, and many other family friendly activities. Wendell the WARM 106.9 Bear, Curious George, and Clifford the Big Red Dog will make special celebrity appearances.
(Everett, $10)

FILM

61. Latino Outdoors Film Screening and Panel
Join Latino Outdoors Washington for a screening of Estamos Aqui: A Celebration of Nature and Culture, a film that explores "what it means to have a Latino identity in relation to nature." Afterwards, join a panel of Latino Outdoors leaders for a discussion.
(Eastlake, free)

GEEK & GAMING

62. Magic Dominaria Open House
Want to brush up on the rules of fantasy card game Magic: The Gathering? Stop by to learn the ropes from local players.
(Capitol Hill, free)

63. March for Science
Advocate for science and evidence-based policy and demand change in our government at this second annual march.
(Capitol Hill, free)

64. Playtest NW Game Day
Be the first to test out new creations from local game designers over drinks and snacks.
(Capitol Hill, free)

MUSIC

65. Banzai Surf with Factoria Dolls
Local surf rock trio Banzai Surf will share a bill with Factoria Dolls at the U-District haunt.
(University District, $7)

66. The Boss Martians
The Boss Martians break out their retro sounds of surf and frat rock for a rowdy crowd in Pioneer Square.
(Pioneer Square, $5)

67. Country Lips, Sons of Rainier, Guests
Back in 2012, we profiled the Country Lips' guitarist Alex Leake in our "Men Who Rock!" issue. When asked to explain the group's success, he offered, "Well, we apparently look good enough to attract a lot of wedding gigs, but they always seem to pair us with a pig roast." But the eight men of the Country Lips are more than just pretty faces that go well with roast pork, as you'll see when they return to the stage: They're capable of keeping dancers bounding around until deep into the night. JOULE ZELMAN
(University District, $10)

68. D.A.N.C.E: LCD Soundsystem vs. Daft Punk
Daft Punk and LCD Soundsystem tunes will bogart the turntables all night long at this '90s dance party.
(Belltown, $0-$10)

69. Deep Qualid, Public Theater, Are They Brothers
The members of Deep Qualid have been playing music inspired by Genesis, Tears for Fears, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, and Enya since they were in high school. They'll headline a show with support from Public Theater and Are They Brothers.
(Capitol Hill, $8)

70. The Dread Pirates
Join Irish party band the Dread Pirates for an evening of boozing and jigging.
(Wallingford, free)

71. E-Neptunes, The Deadlifters, The Hard Rocks
Move around to "noise space pop, scary, mind altering punk rock, and high energy Zappa dirge" from Seattle's E-Neptunes, who will be joined by the the Deadlifters and the Hard Rocks.
(Tukwila, $5)

72. Erika Lundahl and Alexandra Blakely
Local folk songwriters Erika Lundahl and Alexandra Blakely will play their "socially-conscious" tunes.
(Wallingford, free)

73. Eternal Emotions Masterclass & Recital
Soprano Stacey Mastrian will lead a recital with soprano Becca Cantrell and pianist Ta Wei Tsai. Their program includes pieces by Donizetti, Fauré, Massenet, Mozart, Purcell, Schubert, J. Strauss, and R. Strauss, as well as duets by Brahms, Mendelssohn, and others.
(Wallingford, $5 suggested donation)

74. Feel Good Inc. - Soul Train Night
Do206 and Motown on Mondays are here to bring you a night of R&B, soul, and funk staffed by local talents DJ100Proof, Blueyedsoul, and Sessions playing hours of the good stuff for their Soul Train Night.
(Capitol Hill, $5)

75. Jim O'Halloran, Steve Kim, Larry Mahlis Trios
Enjoy the cafe's Ethiopian/Eritrean food, espresso, and libations while local jazz regulars Jim O'Halloran, Steve Kim, and Larry Mahlis Trios perform live.
(Rainier Valley, free)

76. The Jump Monkeys with Jonathan Ng
Bring your moves to a live swing set (ha ha) from local string-bearing trio the Jump Monkeys as they play pre-war jams.
(Ballard, free)

77. Karl Blau, TELLERS, Silver Torches
Hailing from Anacortes, Karl Blau is one of Washington’s wayward gems. In his own golden spirit and style, he conjures a mercurially modern Arthur Russell or Moon Dog with his playful outsider approach to whatever genre (rock, alt-country, synth-jazz, etc.) or “Songles” he decides to bedazzle us with next. Blau recently dropped his 10th studio album, Out Her Space, and it commemorates his 20th year of making records under his eponymous solo project. ZACH FRIMMEL
(Ballard, $10)

78. Outlier, Words From Aztecs, Cut Out
Bay Area four-piece Outlier will tour up the Northwest with support sets by Word From Aztecs and Cut Out.
(Eastlake, $5/$8)

79. Rat City Brass
"Mid-century instrumental band" Rat City Brass will play a free show in Columbia City.
(Columbia City, by donation)

80. Souvenir Driver, Guest Directors, The Purrs
Sway to shoegaze punctuated by "grungy jolts" from Souvenir Driver, who will be joined by Guest Directors and the Purrs.
(Pioneer Square, $10)

81. Sun Tunnels, Rego, Salt Lick
Seattle alt rockers Rego will play songs from their latest album Tranquility On Hell Loop 2000 with support their friends from Sun Tunnels and Salt Lick.
(Downtown, $10)

82. Sundodger, Sam Cobra, Gunpowder Stitches
Sundodger are influenced by '70s, '90s, and 2000s rock. Dance to that, with additional sets from Sam Cobra and Gunpowder Stitches at this matinee show.
(Ballard, $8)

83. Theories, Burials, Spacebag, Impulse Noise
Theories drummer Joe “Grindo” Axler has the words “Death to False Metal” tattooed across his stomach. That might as well be the band’s motto, as their frantic, blistering grindcore assault is the perfect poseur-crushing weapon. Their upcoming second LP promises to be a bit different from their shredding 2015 Metal Blade Records release, Regression. They’ve switched the lineup around, adding a second guitarist and replacing the lead singer with a three-man shared-screaming approach. This is the record release show for openers Impulse Noise, a promising new grind band that’s dropping its first EP, Stress. KEVIN DIERS
(Eastlake, $5-$10)

84. The Thrill, Haymaker, Something in the Trees, Full Life Crisis
Local pop-grunge rockers the Thrill will play a high-energy show with support from Haymaker, Something in the Trees, and Full Life Crisis.
(West Seattle, $8)

85. Trick Candles
Local new wave five-piece Trick Candles will put leave their instruments in the car to spin synth-laden, '80s pop tracks by their favorite artists.
(Capitol Hill, free)

86. Your Favorite Friend, Brianna Skye, Speak Easy
Local bluegrass band Your Favorite Friend will provide a weekend's worth of twang, with some help from Brianna Skye and Speak Easy.
(Greenwood, $7)

PERFORMANCE

87. Earth Is Home: Water Unites Us
The DAIPANbutoh collective will employ the practice of butoh, a type of avant-garde dance, to flesh out environmental themes in an outdoor performance for the country-wide event National Water Dance Day. While you're there, you can also discover Trina Cooper's giant lung installation.
(Rainier Valley, free)

88. Gong Show Auditions: Live
See contortionists, singers, magicians, dancers, comedians, painters, and "people who work with scary bugs" perform live at this audition show for ABC's The Gong Show, hosted by Emmett Montgomery.
(Downtown, $5)

89. National Water Dance Day: Sea Change Within Us
Karin Stevens Dance will present a site-specific "movement choir" addressing the country's critical water issues as part of the nationwide event National Water Dance Day. Dancers from Creative Dance Center/Kaleidoscope Dance Company, Splinter Dance Company, University of Washington Dance Department, eXit SPACE – School of Dance, Khambatta Dance Company, Cornish Prep, Pacific Northwest Ballet faculty, Yi Ren Qigong, and more will participate.
(North Seattle, free)

READINGS & TALKS

90. Philip Peck: The Art of the Goldsmith
Join goldsmith and horologist Philip Peck for a deep dive into the evolution of goldsmith techniques and practices from antiquity to the present. He'll put special emphasis on how the role of the goldsmith changed after the Industrial Revolution.
(First Hill, $10)

91. PoetsWest Reading
Hear two PNW poets read their verses: Francine Walls, who's been published in numerous magazines, and Griffith H. Williams, who runs East Point West Press.
(Green Lake, free)

92. Rainwater Storytelling: Second Saturday Spectacular
Folktales will abound at this free family storytelling session, which promises both laughs and mischief.
(University District, $5-$10 donation)

RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

93. Tax Rally 2018: Invest In All Of Us
Fight back against Trump's tax plan (wherein "working families pay up to 17 percent of their income in state and local taxes while the wealthy pay less than three percent") by rallying for reform.
(Rainier Valley, free)

SPORTS & RECREATION

94. Gay Kickball
Join a game of queer kickball for five bucks in this pick-up match.
(Capitol Hill, $5)

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

ART

95. The Brink: Demian DinéYazhi´
Established in 2009, the Brink is a biennial award that honors a Northwest artist under the age of 35 with a cash prize and an exhibition at the Henry. The fifth and final Brink recipient is Demian DinéYazhi´, an indigenous Diné (Navajo) transdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Portland. DinéYazhi´'s work in text and image traces the entangled relationships between the land, Native cultures, and colonial, capitalist, and patriarchal economic, political, and social systems, imagining a future where these structures have lost their power. EMILY POTHAST
(University District, $10)
Opening Saturday

FESTIVALS

96. Children's Friendship Festival
In honor of International Children's Day, a holiday honoring youth that originated in Turkey, this festival represents different nationalities and cultures through music, ballet, and folk dances.
(Seattle Center, free)

SUNDAY

ART

97. Lusio: All Hands On Deck!
Lusio founder and curator Mollie Bryan will talk about how the light art show came to be, what its future is, and how you can get involved in the next show.
(Beacon Hill, free)

98. Mystical Winds Holistic Fair
Shop for crystals, crafts, jewelry, dream stones, and other comforting knicknacks for your bedside table. While you're there, you can get tarot readings, have your dreams interpreted, and more.
(Lynnwood, free)

99. SLU Photo Scavenger Hunt
In this scavenger hunt, each person will find something a little different—participants will take photos based on their interpretations of a list of words. Don't forget your camera, a lens, a charged battery, and a memory card.
(South Lake Union, free)

100. Women.Weed.WiFi Black Market
This ByDesign fest event will feature short films and music by Women.Weed.Wifi, a stoner women of color collective, plus work for sale by local artists of color and a panel moderated by Eula Bynoe of Hella Black Hella Seattle about art and design's influence for communities of color.
(Capitol Hill, $7)

101. Young Voices of Climate Change
The Seattle Youth Climate Action Network will host young climate justice leaders as they perform poetry, present their artwork, and share ways to protect the environment through local organizations.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

COMEDY

102. Comedy Canvas Open Mic
"Drunk muppet" Lucy Tollefson hosts this cozy comedy night, which has featured comics and open mic spots.
(Capitol Hill, free)

103. Derek Sheen
Derek Sheen, whom former Stranger staffer Lindy West called "a human hug," will headline this comedy show, which also will include Arielle Norman, Craig Stewart, Evelyn Jensen, and Henry R. Stoddard. Bobby Higley will host.
(Capitol Hill, $5 suggested donation)

104. Musical: Stephen Sondheim Improvised
Using audience suggestions, the cast will improvise a brand-new musical based on the work of Stephen Sondheim, the genius responsible for Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Company, Sunday in the Park with George, and more. It's an almost insanely ambitious concept to try to match Sondheim off-the-cuff, so check out UP performers using every ounce of their wits and skills.
(Downtown, $10)

COMMUNITY

105. Ballard Bridge Sidewalk Cleanup
Meet at the brewery, then head to the Ballard Bridge to keep its sidewalks spick and span.
(Ballard, free)

106. Bulldog BBQ
Support the shelter pups at Bulldog Haven NW by enjoying BBQ fare like hot dogs, chips, and sweets. If you're looking to take home your own doggo, there will be plenty of adoptable bulldogs present.
(Lake City, free admission)

107. Dogs of Peddler
Just as P.D. Eastman once wrote, "It's a party, a big dog party!" Peddler Brewing will set up an outdoor off-leash area where pooches can roam while their owners partake in pints of beer. Plus, "dog-loving" vendors will be in attendance touting their wares.
(Ballard, free admission)

108. Maker’s Market Pop-Up
Shop from over 30 local makers and food purveyors at this new monthly pop-up. The lineup so far includes Wandmasters, Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonades, Lowrider Baking Company, Smith Brothers Farms, Bewilderness, Light Razor Design Studio, Heaven Scent Box, and many others.
(North Seattle, free admission)

109. Research for Resistance
Get an introduction to the Freedom of Information Act and learn how to request records for strategic planning. By the end of the workshop, participants will have submitted a records request to an agency of their choice.
(Capitol Hill, free)

110. Self-Care Sunday
The spring edition of the Capitol Hill shop's Self-Care Sunday event promises complimentary facial consultations from Ashley Spierer (of the natural beauty line Daughter of the Land), the debut of a new line from Herbivore Botanicals (with in-store demos), and a "wellness hand bar" from TOPCOAT, featuring polish from J.Hannah.
(Capitol Hill, free)

FILM

112. Family Screening: Indigenous Showcase Shorts
This program showcases animated tales, traditional tales, and documentaries from Indigenous filmmakers throughout North America, from Christopher Auchter's gorgeous The Mountain of SGaana to Elizabeth LaPensée's Thunderbird Strike.
(University District, free)

113. The Swimmer
This bizarre filmic adaptation of John Cheever's canonic short story—with a cameo by Cheever himself, as well as one by Joan Rivers—stars Burt Lancaster as a rich ad exec who impulsively decides to swim every pool in the neighborhood. Samantha Lauren will host this screening.
(University District, free)

MUSIC

114. ALONE TOGETHER: An Evening of Solo Human Performances
In keeping with the theme, Substation will host a wide variety of solo artists as they perform short sets alone yet together. Tonight's artists will include Bombthreat23 (Justin Cline), Joel Cuplin, Tarsier Eyes (Dustin Williams), Power Skeleton, Dire (Omari Taylor), Something Sinister (Samantha Wilder), Runaway Daughters (Brock Johnson), and Shit Tit.
(Ballard, $7)

115. Chase the Comet, BearAxe, The Morning After
Los Angeles alt rock trio Chase the Comet will share a bill with local shredders BearAxe and the Morning After.
(Downtown, $8)

116. Cranky Babies, Anthem, Joe Johnson
Local punks Cranky Babies will be joined by blues-rock duo Anthem and Joe Johnson of Piss Drunks.
(Greenwood, $5)

117. Jazz in the City: The Folks Project
Four excellent local jazz musicians—D’Vonne Lewis (drums), Evan Flory-Barnes (bass), Owour Arunga (trumpet), and Darrius Willrich (piano)—celebrate the music of Seattle’s former black neighborhood, the Central District. (The area has gentrified and lost much of its black population.) If you live in and love this city, this event is like going to the church of its deepest culture and structures of feelings. The music of Quincy Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Ernestine Anderson, Sir Mix-A-Lot, and more will be honored. CHARLES MUDEDE
(First Hill, free)

118. Littlefield Organ Series: Michael Unger
It's little wonder you find organs in churches: few other instruments are as efficient at blasting you into a state of awe. Michael Unger, award-winning organist and harpsichordist, will play UW's Littlefield Organ.
(University District, free)

119. Muscle Dungeon, The Fur Coats
Portland power-poppers Muscle Dungeon will be joined by the Fur Coats for a night out in Eastlake.
(Eastlake, $5/$8)

120. The Pizza Pulpit: The Desperate, Star Meets Sea, Modern Day Astronaut
This edition of the Pizza Pulpit (always free and all ages) will feature live sets by local moody rock and pop groups the Desperate, Star Meets Sea, and Modern Day Astronaut.
(Belltown, free)

121. Runes of Neptune, Pellegrini, Sandi Fernandez & The Beacon Hill Billies
The Runes Of Neptune (formerly GypsyWolf) will provide a potpourri of psychedelic rock, funk, soul, and hiphop. They'll share the bill with Pellegrini, Sandi Fernandez, and the Beacon Hill Billies.
(Ballard, $8)

122. Super Projection, RNP, All Over Me
Local lo-fi folksters Super Projection will play a laid-back show with acoustic sad boys RNP and All Over Me.
(Ballard, $8)

123. The UGLYFRANK Show
Notable rapper UGLYFRANK from Tacoma crew ILLFIGHTYOU will host and perform at a show all about his new material with support sets by JONE$, MeDNA, and Caesar the Martyr.
(Seattle Center, $8/$10)

124. Variety Pack, WIP, Here Comes The Hooch
Rock group Variety Pack take cues from bands like Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Poison, Bon Jovi, and Whitesnake. They'll be joined by WIP and Here Comes The Hooch.
(Eastlake, $5/$7)

PERFORMANCE

125. Miscast Shakespeare Staged Reading: Twelfth Night
Performers are cast totally against type in this production-in-progress of Twelfth Night, directed by Kaitlyn Casimo.
(Greenwood, free)

READINGS & TALKS

126. Examining Our Earth Through Poems
Common Acre and Open Books will make a space for intersectional environmentalist poems by very fine writers Aisha Al-Amin, Quenton Baker, Namaka Auwee-Dekker, and Sierra Nelson. Lily Baumgart, Seattle Youth Poet Laureate, has organized and will preside over this event.
(Wallingford, free)

RESISTANCE & SOLIDARITY

127. Resilience & the Revolution: Meet by the Lightning-Struck Tree
Stroll through the park with local artist and activist Jiéyì Ludden to "laugh, dance, sing, cry, chant, shout, cuddle, and be still towards revolution." Bring food to share, musical instruments, blankets, stuffed animals, art supplies, or anything else that's nice.
(Ravenna, free)