The free, 25th annual World Rhythm Festival at Seattle Center will offer three days of world music performances and classes. Seattle World Percussion Society Facebook

Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10, ranging from Independent Bookstore Day to the Bemis Arts Spring Show, and from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race departure ceremony to a full day of Free Guided Bird Walks in local parks. For even more options, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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FRIDAY

ART

1. Cornish BFA Exhibition Opening Night
Admire the achievements of Cornish College's graduating BFA students in art, design, film, and interior architecture.
(Belltown, free)

2. Seattle Black Panther Party at 50 Years: Power to the People
Commemorate the history of the half-century-old Black Panther Party and discover its relevance today at this opening reception for the Power to the People exhibition. The Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party "invites youth and young adults throughout the Seattle area to join us, especially students who are currently involved with Black Student Union (BSU) chapters at local high schools, colleges and universities."
(Central District, $7)

COMEDY

3. Comedy O'Clock May Release Show: Asstrology
Welcome the second edition of the improv-centric zine Comedy O'Clock and enjoy performances by funny people who stay up late, plus other surprises. The theme this time is "Ass-trology," so we imagine mystical butts will be celebrated.
(Greenwood, free)

4. Rock Bottom: Time for Self-Care!
Watch the diverse improv group Rock Bottom improvise according to your suggestions. You might win a prize.
(Seattle Center, $5)

COMMUNITY

5. Afro-Peruvian Night with De Cajon
Immerse yourself in Afro-Peruvian culture through food and live Peruvian box drum music from DE CAJóN Project.
(Chinatown-International District, $10 suggested donation)

MUSIC

6. Adrian Libertini
Local musician Adrian Libertini, who plays upright bass in the Side Project, will go solo with his guitar at this free show.
(First Hill, free)

7. Bud Weather
Local singer-songwriter Bud Weather plays "folkadelic con-fusion": A blend of funk, folk, jazz, and country. Join him for a free all-ages show.
(West Seattle, free)

8. Cold Soda, Head Band, Neon Bloom
Local rock and roll group Cold Soda care primarily about providing good vibes for their showgoers, with scene veteran Peter Quirk of the Cave Singers at the helm. They'll be joined by Head Band and Neon Bloom.
(Pioneer Square, $8)

9. Death By Overkill, Cobrahawk, Side Hammer
Seattle rock trio Death by Overkill will headline with support from Cobrahawk and Side Hammer.
(University District, $7)

10. Escape from the ZOO, The Antidon'ts, Juicy Karkass
Crust-punk-folk-metal-heads Escape from the ZOO are on tour right now and will swing by our beloved Tukwila for a night out with the Antidon'ts and Juicy Karkass.
(Tukwila, $5)

11. Famous Fridays: Kendrick & Friends
Famous Fridays lay out a night of tribute to a different artist each month. For the month of April, it'll be a DJ block of Kendrick Lamar's biggest hits and best side cuts, with features from his peers.
(Capitol Hill, free)

12. General Mojo's, Super Sparkle, All Star Opera
Five-piece psychedelic rockers General Mojo's will bend some genres. Super Sparkle and All Star Opera will provide support sets.
(Ballard, $10)

13. Grounded Pres. Simone (Open to Close)
Dance out all your work week energy at this open-to-close DJ set from TUF member Simone Pierson.
(Downtown, $7)

14. Lark Vs. Owl, Dragontail Peak, The Midnight Empties
Lark Vs. Owl are known for their dual nature of lighthearted and humorous pop (the Lark), measured against their darker and more brooding down-tempo sounds (the Owl). They'll be joined by Dragontail Peak and the Midnight Empties.
(West Seattle, $8)

15. Lushy
Local five-piece Lushy will grace First Hill with their progressive cocktail pop.
(First Hill, free)

16. Marble Productions 19 Year Anniversary
Kick off your weekend with a good ole rave with DJs MYKVZILLA, Marble, Sake Bomb, Oxymoron and Allen Oh, Jimni Cricket, Wheelz, Bouncy and Kzar, and others.
(Belltown, $5)

17. Marshall Family Band, The Breds
Two parents and their son play piano, accordion, fiddle, and guitar in the Marshall Family Band. Tap your toes to their "contemporary perspective on country, blues, and old-time with a hint of gospel."
(Columbia City, free)

18. MirrorGloss, Breaks and Swells, Guayaba, DJ El Mizell
MirrorGloss's brassy vocals and punchy electronic backing earned them "Best New Band of 2014" from the Tacoma Weekly. See them with Breaks and Swells, Guayaba, and DJ El Mizell.
(Beacon Hill, $7/$10)

19. Real Don Music, Chong the Nomad, Nile Waters
Real Don Music (aka solo artist Kirk Huffman) will croon over triphop beats and "vibrant, punchy horn swells and synth motifs." He'll be joined by Chong the Nomad and Nile Waters.
(Capitol Hill, $10)

20. Savage Spring Shindig: The Boss Martians, the Ogres, the Knights of Trash, the Delstroyers
After our long winter, we deserve a Savage Spring Shindig, so a savage shindiggin' is what we’re gonna get! For headliners, we're gettin' the Ogres, who mix savage 1960s garage AND fuzzed-out instrumentals à la Mr. Davie Allan. But, shindiggers, we’re ALSO promised savage sets from locals the Boss Martians, the Northwest kings of surf, the Knights of Trash, once a Thee Milkshakes tribute band, but they've begun to drop in cool, self-penned garage jams in their sets, and the Delstroyers, who shred cool, laid-back surf with loads of reverb. MIKE NIPPER
(Georgetown, $7)

21. SLAY: A Hip Hop Party for LGBT, and People of Color
Save your most killer looks for this springtime edition of SLAY, a hiphop dance party for queer folks and POC. Guests can snap photos in the "Booth of Bass," dance to DJ Automaton and Ronin Roc, and more. A portion of proceeds will benefit Planned Parenthood.
(Capitol Hill, $5)

22. Stayin' Alive Charity Disco
Boogie between two rooms of disco supplied by DJs Cat Clawm Houski, aJaX, Josh Verse, and others in support of foster youth education program Treehouse.
(Ballard, $10 suggested donation)

23. Sub Sounds
Enjoy an evening of live dance music and EDM with ZKRY, Jared Huff, Drea Marilyn, and Bigfoot Formula.
(Ballard, $8)

24. WARNING DANGER, Teddy Bear Orchestra, Dry T-Shirt Contest, World Extreme Pencil Fighting League
Safety-themed punk group WARNING DANGER takes their audiences on a ride of potentially problematic scenarios of life-endangerment. They'll be joined by the Teddy Bear Orchestra and Dry T-Shirt Contest, as well as the World Extreme Pencil Fighting League for a night of live music plus professional pencil fighting battles, whatever that is.
(Eastlake, $6/$8)

25. WB Reid and Bonnie Zahnow
Husband and wife duo WB Reid will supply your gentle fiddle and harmony fix with support from fellow folksy strummer Bonnie Zahnow.
(Beacon Hill, free)

PERFORMANCE

26. WEIRD presents: Nickelodeon
Get ready to get nostalgic as beautiful weirdos in creative costumes pay tribute to vintage Nick shows like The Wild Thornberrys, SpongeBob SquarePants, or CatDog.
(Downtown, $10)

READINGS & TALKS

27. Four Way Books Showcase with Nathan McClain, Bruce Willard, Carol Moldaw, and Margaree Little
Nathan McClain will launch his debut poetry collection Scale, an incisive, emotional, unpretentious examination of a father-son relationship. He'll be supported by fellow Four Way Books authors Bruce Willard, Carol Moldaw, and Margaree Little.
(First Hill, free)

28. Jon Michael Varese: The Spirit Photographer
In Varese's Reconstructionist-era Southern Gothic debut novel, a con man "spirit photographer" accidentally captures a real ghost on film.
(Capitol Hill, free)

29. Melissa de la Cruz: Love & War
Melissa de la Cruz will talk about her new historical novel, a romance between young Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler (the sequel to Eliza and Alex).
(University District, free)

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

ART

30. Alfredo Arreguin
This Seattle artist, according to the gallery "recognized as one of the originators of the Pattern and Decoration movement in painting," imitates mosaic, tile, and floral decorations in his paintings of Mexican cultural icons like Frida Kahlo and El Joven Zapata.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

31. Bradly Gunn: At Your Discretion
SOIL member and Seattle Demo Project founder Bradly Gunn engages the viewer by questioning what value his pieces have, and what ideas members of the public can glean from his work.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

32. Color Field Painters Championed by Clement Greenberg
This gallery presents abstract expressionist color paintings by Jules Olitski, Dan Christensen, Kenneth Noland, Larry Zox, Darryl Hughto, and Susan Roth, who attracted the attention of the art critic Clement Greenberg in the 1960s and 1970s.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

33. Contract/Release
Christine Atkinson, Lucy Wood Baird, and Diana Jean Puglisi present sculptural pieces that "breathe in and breathe out," aiming to artistically startle the viewer.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

34. Cynthia Linet: History of Erotica
This political art show juxtaposes guns and erotica in a comment on American attitudes.
(Seattle Center, free)
Closing Saturday

35. Darlene Lucas: Simultaneity... Space - Time
Darlene Lucas is inspired by "stars and their organic connection to the earth." She expresses this theme in mixed media—sand, salt, watercolor, acrylics, and inks, with an emphasis on visual pleasure.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

36. Dave Calver: Limbo Lounge
The title of Dave Calver's graphic novel, Limbo Lounge, is quite literal: The dead wait in a bar to find out their final destination, passing the time with wandering denizens of hell. Calver's work is informed by his time in New York City, where he won an award for a poster commissioned by the public transport agency. Limbo Lounge looks like it portrays the same atmosphere of transience as in the public waiting spaces of a city. You'll want to see this sinister bedlam of doomed souls, homicidal princesses, vigilante nuns, and a couple of "flower-headed freaks," rendered in Calver's muffled textures and circus colors. JOULE ZELMAN
(Chinatown-International District, free)
Closing Saturday

37. Jess Joy: The Singing Mime
Jess Joy is the lead singer of Moon Honey, an acid rock band that produces what Stranger music calendar editor Kim Selling describes as "rabid pastoral sounds." Her bright and vibrato-heavy voice juicily wraps itself around rich, lyrical, wild, spiritual imagery. Joy's installation and performances as the Singing Mime reveal another side of rural sensibilities: those she developed "growing up with depression in rural Louisiana." Surrounded by relics of her childhood and adolescence—journals, drawings, photos, and a "first little pink Precious Moments bible," mulched into papier-mâché—Joy will perform as an unsilent mime, accompanying non-semantic body motion with theremin, guitar, and voice. It's the latest ambitious show inviting visitors to explore the visualization of an artist's inner self. Judging from Joy's work, this one seems like it may have absorbed equal influences from Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, and a highly esoteric alternate-universe version of Lisa Frank. JOULE ZELMAN
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

38. Jodi Waltier: Evaporation Diaries/Climbing out of the Ravine
This artist uses iron, cotton, ink, indigo, paint, and paper in her new works.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

39. Karen Kosoglad: Line and Figure
Discover Karen Kosoglad's semi-abstract, semi-figurative depictions of human bodies, which are composed of paint and collage.
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

40. Kenny Harris: Paintings
Californian artist Kenny Harris will show his classically influenced paintings.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

41. Michael Spafford: Epic Prints
Three Seattle galleries—Davidson, Woodside/Braseth, and Greg Kucera—are displaying works by the legendary Michael Spafford, whose flat yet dynamic figurative works clash together with all the brutality of classical myth. The print Europa and the Bull #2 reduces the bodies of the bull and his victim into curved lines and blocks of black and white. Chimera and Bellerophon uses a diptych structure with a cut-out attachment to render the goat-lion-snake beast of legend, ingeniously mimicking its hybrid nature with disparate colors and materials. Perhaps the most impressive paintings are Coatlicue #1 and #2, the Aztec mother of the gods, depicted as four or six severed hands ensnared in a whorl of intestine-like snakes. JOULE ZELMAN
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

42. Myrna Keliher: On Edge
This solo show features the work of Myrna Keliher, the owner of Expedition Press, a small Kingston-based publisher with an emphasis on poetry and beautiful typography.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

43. Preston Singletary: The Air World
Over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, contemporary Tlingit artist Preston Singletary has become one of the biggest names in the Northwest's thriving, collaborative glass-art community. Challenging the notion that indigenous art must be defined by a relationship to traditional materials, Singletary's work has expanded the notion of what constitutes a "traditional material," creating objects rooted in both history and innovation. Singletary's work is in the collections of many museums around the world. For this show, he plans to unveil new handblown, sand-carved glassworks. EMILY POTHAST
(Downtown, free)
Closing Saturday

44. Sara Everett: Mending Place
Sara Everett's mixed media pieces comment on the "legislative futility" of trying to restore ruined natural habitats. She paints "endangered landscapes," then stitches them back together, recreated but profoundly changed.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

45. Saundra Fleming: Falling Parallelograms of Air
Saundra Fleming is open about her bipolar disorder and the way it's limited her life, but also inspired her work. For this show, she'll focus on the "transmission of liminal energies between therapist and patient."
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

46. Seattle ReCreative: Earthwise Art
See eco-friendly art and design to inspire you to re-create and respect the earth.
(Seattle Center)
Closing Saturday

47. Strangely Normal: Recent paintings by Rachel Campbell
This oil painter from Durham explores the mysterious airs of abandoned shops and houses.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Saturday

FOOD & DRINK

48. Senses from Japan
At this three-day showcase "dedicated to sharing Japan’s rich traditions of exquisite craftsmanship and artistry," take part in traditional tea ceremonies, participate in hands-on tea making activities, create Ikebana floral installations, and peruse a lacquerware shop by Heiando America.
(Georgetown, free)

READINGS & TALKS

49. PreserveIT! 2018: Analog vs. Digital
If you're staunchly on the side of either analog or digital media preservation, or if you want to learn more about both, join a discussion about which is safer and more efficient.
(Sodo, free)

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

ART

50. Anne Siems: To Shed
Anne Siems's work reflects the influence of medieval, early modern, and romantic art, setting delicate portraits with Byzantine eyes against abstract backgrounds that suggest mists, storms, and gardens of now-extinct flora. Pale, thickly painted faces contrast with sketched-in or detail-less clothing—and how alien these traditional styles are to our sensibilities today, despite their iconic place in Western cultural history. To see the acrylics of this German artist (who's now based in Seattle) is to glimpse a compression of European art through the centuries, given its own idiosyncratic, feminist spin. This exhibition responds to #MeToo and #TimesUp, exhorting the viewer to "let go of toxic beliefs, shame, and harmful patterns of behavior." JOULE ZELMAN
(Downtown, free)
Closing Sunday

51. Hilda Bordianu and Marius Tunduc
Marius Tunduc's show Balance reveals dreamy visions of water, while Hilda Bordianu's The Earth Laughs in Flowers explores botanical themes.
(Kirkland, free)
Closing Sunday

52. Rik Garrett: Wonders of the Unseen World
Rik Garrett's surrealist photography takes inspiration from a 1970s pornographic film, witchcraft, scientific and pseudo-scientific esoterica, and the concept of the Hollow Earth.
(Pioneer Square, free)
Closing Sunday

COMMUNITY

53. E V E R Y D A Y | U N S E E N: A Youth Artist Showcase
A showcase for art by teens aged 13–19.
(Wallingford, $1–$10)

FESTIVALS

54. World Rhythm Festival
Seattle World Percussion Society's annual music, drum, and dance festival strives for "community-building through rhythm" by showcasing music traditions from Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, India, Brazil, North America, and other countries across the globe.
(Seattle Center, free)

PERFORMANCE

55. The 10-Minute Play Festival
Brand-new, super-short plays will see the light at this night of premieres written and produced by third-year Cornish students.
(Seattle Center, free)

56. Much Ado about Nothing
Everything ends well in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, but not before gossip and malice nearly ruin some innocent lives. Annie Lareau of Seattle Public Theatre will direct.
(Seattle Center, free)

SPORTS & RECREATION

57. Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
The Clipper Race gives 11 non-professional sailing teams the opportunity to circumnavigate the globe by way of its seven seas, stopping in various ports along the way. Since Seattle is part of the globe, you can witness some of the fleet's milestones from the shore on the West Coast leg of their tour. Their official departure ceremony is on Sunday morning, and, until Friday evening, you can tour the fleet.
(Downtown, free)

58. Redhawks vs. Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners
The Seattle University Redhawks will play the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners for three consecutive baseball games.
(Bellevue, $10)

SATURDAY

ART

59. Last Hurrah for 103 Murals
Mollie Bryan, the owner of Mokedo and a Lusio Lights organizer, will help see out Beacon Arts Dozer's Warehouse, a 6,000–square–foot DIY arts venue with lots of wonderful murals. Come party within the decorated walls and enjoy light art, tours, sales, music, and a cash bar.
(Beacon Hill, $5 donation)

60. Oh, You STILL Work There? Closing Party
Did you know it's really, really hard to make a living in the arts, and many of the city's most creative people pour your nitro coffees and sling your $18 burgers? This show, curated by Lelah Maupin, will assemble artwork about the service industry. We love the lineup, which includes Brittany Kusa, Genevieve St. Charles, Kelly O, Mary Anne Carter, and many others. Catch it before it's packed up.
(Capitol Hill, free)

61. Revealing Women's History Through Fashion
Join Green River College professor Michelle Marshman for a visual tour of women's history in the 20th century as illustrated by changing women's fashions. She'll focus on how political and social change, times of economic boom and bust, and changing ideas about women's roles have informed mainstream fashion of the past and present.
(Renton, $5 museum admission)

62. Rick Silva and Nicolas Sassoon: SIGNALS
It's seductively easy to lose track of space and time in Rick Silva and Nicholas Sassoon's SIGNALS. Described by the artists as "immersive audio-visual renderings of seascape environments," these collaborative works use computer imaging to create mesmerizing, room-sized moving images in which scintillating digital feedback patterns pool and flow like water through murky teal and brown depths dually inspired by oceanic surveys and the ability of VR technology to create alternate worlds. The effect is the transformation of the gallery into a contemplative, gently shifting space. I left feeling like my brain had just gone for a relaxing swim. EMILY POTHAST
(Georgetown, free)

COMEDY

63. Comedy on Trial Qualifier
Dish out the laughs for Andy Iwancio, Brady Secules, Michelle Martinez, Rachel Laurendeau, Paul Curry, Elliott GB, Jill Silva, and Lee Cox at this annual qualifier. Your vote determines the winner.
(Capitol Hill, $5)

COMMUNITY

64. Chinatown-International District Spring Clean
Volunteer to make Chinatown-International District look its best at this spring clean.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

65. City Nature Challenge
As part of the City Nature Challenge, meet at the library before heading to Green Lake Park to do some wildlife cataloging using the iNaturalist app.
(Green Lake, free)

66. Civic Saturday
Citizen University CEO Eric Liu will offer a "sermon" before a morning of poetry, songs, civic scripture, and conversation centered around the new season.
(Central District, free)

67. Earth Day at King County Parks Greenhouse and Nursery
Help pot native trees and shrubs at the nursery to be used for restoration plantings in the fall and winter.
(Maple Valley, free)

68. Earth Day at Maplewood Heights Park
Help make the entrance of the Renton park even more beautiful by removing invasive species and spreading wood chip mulch.
(Renton, free)

69. Eckstein Band Rummage Sale
Shop for household items, collectibles, gently used clothing, music, furniture, sports equipment and more at this annual rummage sale benefitting the school's instrument repairs, scholarship funds. and off-campus music performances. While you poke around, enjoy live jazz and baked goods.
(Ravenna, free admission)

70. Free Guided Bird Walks
For the main event of Seward Park's Bird Week, meet up with expert birders at your nearest public park to take a free guided walk.
(Across Seattle, free)

71. Pioneer Square Spring Clean
Help pick up litter, remove graffiti, and garden to make "Seattle's original neighborhood" clean and shiny for spring.
(Pioneer Square, free)

72. Pop-Up Studio
Get fitted for a new pair of sunglasses or prescription frames, try on pieces from Sum+Style's new line, meet "fashion, fitness, and lifestyle influencers," and snap photos in a booth at this pop-up.
(Capitol Hill, free)

73. Sex and Smoking in Style
Enjoy complimentary cocktails and sex tips while you chat with J Wonder, the creator of the artful Wonder Pipes. Guests will save 20 percent on a limited supply.
(Capitol Hill, free)

74. Star Brass 5 Year Anniversary Party
Dance to soul tunes from DJ Brownstone and munch on snacks from Husky Deli in celebration of Star Brass Lounge's five years of booze-slinging.
(Georgetown, free)

75. Understanding Islam
This introductory workshop will deconstruct the five pillars of Islam and address the stereotypes that go along with them, and will also address the intersectionality between Islam and other faiths.
(West Seattle, free)

76. A Very Vintage Spring Market
From 30 vendors, shop antiques, garden art, vintage jewelry, linens, fabric, furniture, housewares, and more.
(Shoreline, $3)

77. Wallingford Walks: City Nature Challenge
Meet at the library before going on a mini safari through the Woodland Park Zoo and snapping photos of plants and animals on the iNaturalist app.
(Wallingford, free)

78. World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
Tai Chi beginners and pros alike are invited to join martial arts master Restita DeJesus for a free workshop.
(South Park, free)

FILM

79. Creative Commons Film Night
This series of animation, documentary, experimental, educational, and narrative short films from around the world were all released with a Creative Commons or another open license. Filmmakers include Molly Manning Walker, Daniel Martinez Lara, Bruce and Katharine Cornwell, Centron Films, the Blender Foundation, and others.
(Mount Baker, donation)

80. Padmaavat
For this installment of Urban Ranger Mobile Cinema, catch a screening of Sanjey Leela Bhansali's Bollywood film Padmaavat.
(Renton, free)

81. Saturday Morning Cartoons Presents My Neighbors the Yamadas
The monthly international animated film club is back in a new location. All screenings are followed by a discussion with donuts and coffee. It's a great way to introduce kids to the Seventh Art, but the films are usually compelling for adults, too.
(Queen Anne, $10)

FOOD & DRINK

82. Lucky Envelope Brewing's 3rd Anniversary Celebration
To ring in their third year, Lucky Envelope will release a hazy anniversary double IPA bursting with "tropical fruit and citrus juiciness," alongside other tasty brews like Blackberry Milkshake IPA and Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Coffee Imperial Porter and gastropub nosh from Bread and Circuses food truck.
(Ballard, free)

GEEK & GAMING

83. Tabletop Day
Video games are great, but for everyone who wants to sit around a table with friends while playing, there's Tabletop Day. Head to your local game store to check out events and sales dedicated to dice, card, and board games.
(Across Seattle, free)

MUSIC

84. The 80s Love Song Sing Along
Allow your heart to be totally eclipsed by watching classic cheesy music videos by Madonna, Prince, George Michael, Pat Benatar, the Cure, and other crooners of '80s love songs.
(Greenwood, free)

85. Bearracuda Seattle: Freddy's 40th Birthday Upgraded with GROWLr
Stick your duds in the clothing check—all you need are your skivvies and your dance moves. Join your host Matt Bearracuda (his real name!) and DJs Ryan Jones, Matt Stands, and Freddy KOP (whom you should buy a birthday shot); enjoy good company and hot go-go boys.
(Capitol Hill, $6/$8)

86. Black Bois: The After Party with Riz Rollins
After the show, join Dani Tirrell and the cast of On the Boards' Black Bois for a dance party celebrating black bodies, with tunes by DJ Riz Rollins.
(Hillman City, $5/$8)

87. Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies, Shivering Denizens, Wildcat Rose
Celebrate the springtime with extra booze and live sets by Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies, Shivering Denizens, and Wildcat Rose.
(Georgetown, $10)

88. Canopy Club
If you're torn between your love of disco, hiphop, house, and synth, this new dance night might get you. Don your tropical shirts and boogie through the night.
(Capitol Hill, free)

89. Caspar Babypants
The relentlessly silly and cheerful ex-member of the Presidents of the United States of America, Caspar Babypants (aka Chris Ballew) will perform a late-morning show for kiddos.
(University District, $5)

90. Charlatan, Pink Void, Lilac
Noisy local post-punks Charlatan will share a bill with Pink Void and Lilac.
(Georgetown, $5)

91. Correo Aereo
Enjoy Mexican food while hearing a live set from Latin folk duo Correo Aereo.
(University District, free)

92. Cory Wilds Band
The Cory Wilds Band will play a guitar-driven melange of rock, blues, and jazz.
(Pioneer Square, free)

93. Die Nasty, Derelicts, Tough Times
Local punk outfit DIE NASTY will lay down some "high octane riffery" with more local support from Tough Times and Derelicts.
(University District, $7)

94. An Evening with GIRL BAND & 20/20
Join a cappella groups GIRL BAND and 20/20 for an evening of contemporary pop tunes sans accompaniment.
(Downtown, free)

95. Goodnight Cairo, Dark Smith, Havania Whaal
Seattle goth rockers Goodnight Cairo will be joined for a shadowy night out by Dark Smith and Havania Whaal.
(University District, $8)

96. Phantom Racer, Speed Control, Variations, A Carnage in the Lovetrees
Seattle punks Phantom Racer, who play "fast, melodic, and technical Northwest punk," will be joined by Speed Control, Variations, and A Carnage in the Lovetrees.
(Tukwila, $7)

97. Pint & Dale Songs and Stories of the Seven Seas
Join regulars William Pint and Felicia Dale for an evening of songs and stories about their worldly travels.
(Greenwood, free)

98. Prize the Wild, Juliette, Fuggin Elephant
Enjoy an early evening set of electronica and experimental sounds from local groups Prize the Wild, Juliette, and Fuggin Elephant.
(Downtown, $5)

99. REENTRY: Michael Manahan, Guests
Zone out to space, funk, and house beats with DJs Michael Manahan, Lady Auds, and Meistro.
(Ballard, $10)

100. The Regrets, La Fonda, Detective Agency
The Regrets translate earnest '60s pop sensibilities into accessible garage rock, with support from local groups La Fonda and Detective Agency.
(Central District, $7-$15 donation)

101. Saturday Family Concerts: The Pop-Ups
Brooklyn-based children's musical duo the Pop-Ups made their TV debut on Sprout's "Sunny Side Up Show" in 2014. Bring the kiddos to their live performance.
(First Hill, $5)

102. Strange Like Us, Mud On My Bra, High FreQ
Local grunge glam rockers Strange Like Us will play tracks from their latest EP with support sets by Mud On My Bra and High FreQ.
(Greenwood, $7)

103. Swing 3PO
Local swing outfit Swing 3PO will play classics from the Great American Songbook, as well as original compositions.
(First Hill, free)

104. TCHParty: Tony H & JEN Woolfe
Old train cars are repurposed for your partying needs at this recurring dance night, this time with DJs Tony H and JEN Woolfe.
(Sodo, free)

105. Thunders of Wrath, Lust Punch, Cashing In Karma
Thunders of Wrath will play reverent old-school rock, along with Lust Punch and Cashing In Karma.
(Pioneer Square, $8)

106. Trick Candles, Fruit Juice, dreamcatchr
Harken back to the days of New Order, the Cure, Blondie, and other synth-laden new wave icons with Trick Candles. They'll be joined by Olympia glam rockers Fruit Juice and Seattle indie poppers dreamcatchr.
(Ballard, $8)

107. Wes Sp8 & the Apollo Proxy, Shookup, Kid Leather
A night of bluesy rock and funk folk experiments from Wes Sp8 and the Apollo Proxy, with support sets by Shookup and Kid Leather.
(Ballard, $8)

PERFORMANCE

108. Seattle Public Theater 2018-19 Season Announcement
See previews and excerpts of the Seattle Public Theater's upcoming productions with co-artistic directors Kelly Kitchens and Annie Lareau. There will be complimentary drinks.
(Green Lake, free)

READINGS & TALKS

109. David D. Horowitz
David D. Horowitz, founder of Rose Alley Press (and not to be confused with the conservative author), will sign copies of his work.
(Downtown, free)

110. From Shooter to Friend
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Seattle will host a talk with Ted Hakey Jr., an American man who shot at a mosque in 2015 in the wake of the news of the Paris Islamic terror shooting. After his sentencing for the crime, Hakey apologized to mosque leaders and began to reconcile with the community. Now, Hakey advocates for a better understanding of Islam.
(Downtown, free)

111. Independent Bookstore Day
The only way Seattle can possibly keep enjoying a wide variety of excellent, engaged, helpful independent bookstores is to support them, love them, and buy as many books as we possibly can from them—and not Jeff Bezos, even if his company offers convenient delivery. Independent Bookstore Day gives you a perfect excuse to visit your favorite shops, stock up on new releases and old classics, and maybe even meet some local authors and/or complete challenges. Anyone who visits three participating bookstores on this day (including Third Place Books, Elliott Bay Book Company, and Fantagraphics Bookstore) will get a single-use 30 percent off coupon. The champs who visit all 19 participating bookstores get 25 percent off books at all of the stores for a year. Sounds daunting, but more than 300 people earned the privilege last year.
(Across Seattle, free)

112. John Dee and the Empire of Angels with Jason Louv
Join author Jason Louv for the launch of his new book, Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World, which examines the life of mathematician, occult philosopher, and adviser to Elizabeth I, John Dee.
(Pioneer Square, free)

113. Kent Ford
The Portland chapter of the Black Panther Party is captained by Kent Ford, who'll be here to talk about the Party's work, including its free dental clinic.
(Central District, free)

114. Kit Bakke: Protest on Trial
In Protest on Trial, author and activist Kit Bakke dives into the case of the Seattle 7, the group responsible for building the Seattle Liberation Front. This group and the case against them should be at least as widely known as the WTO protests, but because it's just a little more complicated, it hasn't gotten the recognition it deserves. Tl;dr: After organizing Seattle's version of The Day After demonstration in protest of the treatment of the Chicago 8, the FBI slapped the Seattle 7 with federal rioting charges. Were the charges justified or was the FBI trying to break up a group bent on creating a "region-wide, antiwar, anti-racist community service organization?" I'll give you a few moments to think. In the meantime, here's a fun fact from the book: Jeff Dowd, who "later became the inspiration for The Dude in The Big Lebowski," counted himself among the accused. The Dowd abides. RICH SMITH
(Capitol Hill, free)

115. Sunaina Maira: The Palestinian Boycott, Divest, & Sanction Movement
UC Berkeley professor Maira will discuss the BDS movement, which aims to help Palestinians by boycotting Israel over violations of international law.
(Central District, free)

116. Taylor Renee Aldridge Black Embodiments Studio Talk
Curator and arts writer Taylor Renee Aldridge will give a talk entitled "Performing Interior Pleasure: The Somatic Work of Jennifer Harge," which will put the "pleasure work" of dancer Jennifer Harge in conversation with black feminist theories of "erotics, freak technique, and ecstasy."
(University District, free)

117. The Young Lord and Chicago BPP José (Cha-Cha) Jimenez, Founder
José (Cha-Cha) Jimenez founded the Young Lords, a human rights movement for Puerto Rican self-determination, freedom from police brutality, women's rights, and more. Hear from the Chicago-born activist firsthand as part of the Black Panther Party's 50th Anniversary fest.
(Central District, free)

SPORTS & RECREATION

118. Varsity Gay League Kickball
Join the LGBTQ+ Varsity Gay League for a free, open-play dodgeball game on Bobby Morris Field.
(Capitol Hill, free)

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

ART

119. Bemis Arts Spring Art Show
Come to the Bemis Art Show to see a juried exhibition, explore resident and visiting artist open studios in historic Pioneer Square, discover new fashion, and listen to live music.
(Sodo, free)
Closing Sunday

120. West Seattle Rock and Gem Show
Add to your collection of precious geodes at this annual rock and gem show filled with vendors, displays, silent auctions, and activities.
(West Seattle, free)

FESTIVALS

121. Tacoma Wayzgoose
This Tacoma-wide letterpress and book arts extravaganza offers the chance to meet local printers and check out their wares, make paper, and bind books. A highlight of the weekend is steamroller printing, where local artists carve three-by-three-foot sheets of linoleum and print on giant paper.
(Tacoma, free)

PERFORMANCE

122. BOB: A Student-Produced Multimedia Showcase by Ashlyn Fletcher
Ashlyn Fletcher, a Cornish and filmmaker/dancer, explores Raoul Martinez's critique of the notion of choice. Her nine dancers, clothed only in underclothes and body paint, will "make abrupt and disjointed shifts of expressions and moods."
(Capitol Hill, free)

123. What Fresh Hell is This?
Together with Book-It's co-artistic director Myra Platt, UW undergrad drama students will take on the "wit, wisdom, and loathing of one of literature’s greatest cynics," Dorothy Parker.
(University District, free)

SUNDAY

ART

124. 9th Annual Nubian Pride King and Queen Pageant
In this pageant, which honors Queen Freedom Rights, LGBTQ+ people of color will compete in a talent show, showcase their best formalwear and streetwear, and participate in a Q&A segment for the chance to win a cash prize and the title of Nubian King or Queen.
(Capitol Hill, $5/$10)

125. Black Owl Market: Vernal Moon
Masters of the dark arts who also love to support local vendors can flock to Capitol Hill to collect their sinister goods. Presented by Strix Publishing, Nikol King, SIGIL, and the Art of Jason Soles.
(Capitol Hill, free)

COMEDY

126. 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

127. Seward Park Bioblitz
As part of the 2018 City Nature Challenge, play scientist for the day by exploring Seward Park and documenting the bugs, birdsongs, and fungi you discover.
(Rainier Valley, free)

MUSIC

128. Bach and Pancakes
Join marimba player Erin Jorgensen as she performs a Bach suite, followed by a pancake breakfast.
(Capitol Hill, $5 suggested donation)

129. Catch a Rising Star: Yesong Sophie Lee, violin
Yesong Sophie Lee, winner of the 2016 International Menuhin Competition, will play a free, all-ages program on the violin as a part of this quarterly series for promising young pianists hosted by the UW Keyboard Program.
(University District, free)

130. Hale Action Project: Rain City Rock Camp Benefit Show
This lineup will exclusively feature women and queer musicians—including the Morning After, Emma Lee Toyoda, Cotillion—with proceeds supporting Rain City Rock Camp For Girls.
(Wallingford, $7)

131. Hayley & the Crushers, Slow Elk, Razor Clam, Bear Axe
San Jose headliner Hayley & the Crushers will tear it up with their neon pink, bubblegum punk in the beachy stylings of the Ramones. Seattle’s outfit Slow Elk will surely bring the rock 'n’ roll moodiness with their Murder City Devils vibes. To boot, there are two other local bands sharp enough to open any show, Razor Clam and Bear Axe—very sharp. The all-femme, sultry-positive iconoclasts in Razor Clam will deliver with go-go dancers and their rhapsodic mood rock. Classic-rock-minded Bear Axe are fronted by Shaina Shepherd, who is an exceptional wail of sass and soul. ZACH FRIMMEL
(Pioneer Square, $8/$10)

132. Hell Fire, Haunt
Self-proclaimed "anti-trend" metal group Hell Fire will evoke classic thrashing jams of the past, with support from Haunt.
(Eastlake, $8/$10)

133. Hidden Gems for Our Furry Friends
Music for your ears and dollars for furry pals! John Hammond will host a night of singer-songwriters including Dexter Carlson, Jeffrey Carolus, Sheri Roberts Greimes, Joe Carolus, and Grammy winner Lara Lavi. Each artist will also talk about their writing process. Proceeds will benefit homeless animals at Seattle Humane.
(Bellevue, $10)

134. Lake City Record Show
Go nuts at this annual sale featuring over 50 tables of records, CDs, and "other music-related stuff."
(North Seattle, free)

135. Mable's Marbles, Lucky Eejits, Hilltop Rats, Coyote Bred
Local punks Mable's Marbles will headline a show in celebration of releasing their latest EP, with support sets by Lucky Eejits, Hilltop Rats, and Coyote Bred.
(University District, $7)

136. Moon Letters, Fang Chia, Pinto Wagonfire
Newly formed Seattle prog rock band Moon Letters will headline with support from Fang Chia and Pinto Wagonfire.
(Capitol Hill, $10)

137. Racoma, Jack Carrick, The Bailey Range, Jake Tittle
Fairly new indie alt rock group Racoma will headline the always free, always all-ages Pizza Pulpit series with support from Jack Carrick, the Bailey Range, and Jake Tittle.
(Belltown, free)

138. Seagaze Festival Day 4
Seagaze Festival 2018 will seep over the banks of Eastlake with four whole days of experimental free-wave weirdos blasting out post-punk, shoegaze, and psych rock. Tonight's acts will include Hollow Sidewalks, Moon Human, Eggshells, and also some secret special guests.
(Eastlake, $10)

139. Weep Wave, Moon Darling, Nauticult, Itemfinder
Seattle's Weep Wave will headline a night of psychedelic, surf, and rock-heavy pop and punk with local outfits Moon Darling, Nauticult, and Itemfinder.
(Capitol Hill, $8/$10)

140. Wrong Way At The Round About, Jesse Gallaway, Thom Joseph
Join blues rock power trio Wrong Way At The Round About, folk/soul singer-songwriter Thom Joseph, and Jesse Gallaway and Noah Byrd for an evening of acoustic guitar noises.
(Greenwood, $5)

PERFORMANCE

141. Drunken Owl Theatre
The Drunken Owl Theater will once again bring you readings of new short plays: Bryan Hartenieux's "Myra," about a woman suing to practice law; Robin Brooks's "Just Deal," about a blackjack dealer; and Pamela Hobart's "3 Sane Women," about the subjectivity of mental soundness.
(West Seattle, free)

142. Full Moon Party (Pink Moon)
Seattle queen Kyler Archer will host a party in honor of the full "pink" moon that will grace the sky on Sunday. Enter a roulette karaoke contest at midnight, and sip tasty drinks made by drag bartender Papaya High (wear pink to get two bucks off your libations).
(Capitol Hill, free)

READINGS & TALKS

143. Body Memory: An Exploration of How Our Physical Selves Are Imprinted With Our Life Experiences
Poet Imani Sims, film director Tani Ikeda, and author Jordan Alam will present works on how experiences leave traces on and in the body.
(Rainier Valley, free)

144. Family Folktales featuring Danielle K.L. Gregoire
Hear stories about family (including non-biological) by Liz MacGahan, Dan Pike, Debbie Sacharoff, Chris Harnois, plus, of course, Danielle Gregoire, who founded Comedy Nest and other events.
(Belltown, $5)

145. Japanese Folk Tales
Japanese folk tale writer Lori Whaley ("The Mouse Bride," "Maneki Neko") will narrate a series of fantastical stories—with puppets!
(Chinatown-International District, free)

146. Nature, Love, Medicine: Essays on Wildness and Wellness
Natural History Institute director Thomas Lowe Fleischner will present this anthology about nature, joined by contributors: University of Washington's Peter H. Kahn, Jr., North Cascades Institute director Saul Weisberg, and artist Edie Dillon.
(Capitol Hill, free)