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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 the U District Street Fair to the Exterminator City 9 comics market, and from the Edmonds Jazz Connection to Mushroom MAYnia. For even more options, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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1. Ghosted
See sustainable clothing designs from second-hand sources by Seattle University's Fashion Club. They bill it as not only a fashion show but also "on society's flaws today, focusing on our forgotten society." This event benefits the Dress for Success professional dress charity.
(Capitol Hill, $10)


2. 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
See research by undergraduate students across disciplines, from poster, oral, and performing arts sessions to visual art and design displays.
(University District, free)

3. Harumatsuri Spring Festival
Seattle University's Japanese Student Association will hold a spring festival with traditional performances, food, and more.
(Capitol Hill, free)


4. Madrona Farmers Market Opening Day
The Madrona Farmer's Market will kick off its 13th season with with its usual array of seasonal produce from Washington farmers, fishers, and ranchers. As always, you can also nosh on artisan foods made from locally grown ingredients.
(Madrona, free)


5. The Backslide Gospel, The Nimbees, Guests
The Backslide Gospel play what they refer to as "Sifted, Sauteed, Flambeed, Rock 'n' Roll" and "Spooky Soul," and they'll be joined by The Nimbees and additional guests.
(University District, $8)

6. Choroloco
Choroloco, an old-school Brazilian jazz trio consisting of Stuart Zobel on seven-string guitar, Brandi Ledferd on percussion, and Naoyuki Sawada on cavaquinho and mandolin, will perform.
(Shoreline, $10)

7. The Civilians
Fans of the Beatles, Elvis Costello, and REM will allegedly enjoy what the Civilians have to offer.
(Lake City, $8)

8. Convictions, Wretched Fuck, Luna Negra, Planet Scum
Seattle hardcore punks the Convictions will be joined by Wretched Fuck, Luna Negra, and Planet Scum for a wild night out in Georgetown.
(Georgetown, by donation)

9. Double or Muffin, The Moonspinners, Swedish Finnish
Party punkishly with the curiously named band Double or Muffin, plus gentler sets by Northwest rockers The Moonspinners and Swedish Finnish.
(Shoreline, $8)

10. Fever Tribe, Brianna Skye & The Dark Clouds, Brian Cyb
Hippy band FeverTribe express their passion for veganism and animal rights in their songs.
(West Seattle, $8)

11. Gypsy Temple, Alec Shaw, Jason McCue
Taking advantage of the whole "the children are our future" school of thought, Gypsy Temple infuse their funk and soul-toned rock with uptempo teenage energy and a surprise brass section, whipping each track into a freeform frenzy.
(Pioneer Square, $8)

12. Homewrecker Spoon, South Sound Tug, Barge and Einar
Enjoy a night of folk punk with South Sound Tug & Barge, Homewrecker Spoon, and Einar.
(University District, free)

13. Incognito, Ichi Bichi, The W'recked
"Pink Punk™" rock band Ichi Bichi describe their sound as "cheeky yet melancholic, punk yet pop, pink yet black, Seattle yet Osaka." They'll showcase their contrasting style with support from Incognito and the W'recked.
(Greenwood, $7)

14. Jacqueline Tabor
Catch a free show with Northwest jazz vocalist Jacqueline Tabor.
(First Hill, free)

15. Kim Archer Band
Soulful singer Kim Archer will belt classic blues hits with support from her band.
(Pioneer Square, free)

16. Looters In-Store: GriffinGrrl & Derrick Deep
Enjoy live in-store vinyl DJ sets while you shop for records. Selections will be made by Uniting Souls resident DJs GriffinGrrl and Derrick Deep.
(Capitol Hill, free)

17. Megan Larson and Friends
Seattle singer-songwriter Megan Larson will invite her musical buddies to join her on stage.
(Downtown, free)

18. Moon Darling, Kingdom of the Holy Sun, Golden Idols
According to Stranger music writer Dave Segal, "Moon Darling is a fluid, controlled strain of psych rock that encourages you to mellow the fuck out and hum a pretty tune while you’re horizontal on a grassy knoll at night." They'll be joined by Kingdom of the Holy Sun, and Golden Idols.
(Ballard, $10)

19. Prison, The Lindseys, Procedure
Local doom thrashers Prison will set fire to Tukwila with help from the Lindseys and Procedure.
(Tukwila, $7)

20. Retirement, Myrrum, Retrospecter, Fluung
Take in an eclectic lineup of instrumental rock with local bands Retirement, Myrrum, Retrospecter, and Fluung.
(University District, $7)

21. Sophie Feldman
Sophia Feldman will play songs from her debut electro-pop EP, Distance.
(Downtown, free)

22. Tomb of the Floating Tomb
Fill your ears with synth and twang at this DJ night.
(Green Lake, free)

23. The Whags, Chris King & The Gutterballs, Mother Island
Get an earful of "off-kilter kaleidoscope sunshine rock" from the Whags, with other sets from Chris King & the Gutterballs and Mother Island.
(Ballard, $8)


24. Baret Magarian
The author/journalist/composer/translator/theater director/nude model will treat you to a sample of his book The Fabrications, a story about a novelist writing a story that starts to come true. What a literary critic might call a mise en abyme, or a duplication of a story within its frame, and what we might call a damn trippy idea.
(Capitol Hill, free)

25. The Black Challenge to the Capitalist State
Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly, Dr. Christopher Tinson, and Olufemi Taiwo will discuss the special "problem" that blackness poses to capitalism, the fight against exploitation and violence, and the relationship of Marxist thought to African American radicalism.
(Downtown, free)

26. Jack Straw Writers Program
Hear new work by this season's group of 12 writers—poets, memoirists, fiction writers, and more—and pick up a copy of the booklet anthology, free with a $5 admission donation.
(University District, $5 suggestion donation)

27. Kimberly Harrington: Amateur Hour
Copywriter and creative director Kimberly Harrington, who has worked with Nike, Planned Parenthood, and Seventh Generation, is also the cofounder and editor of the parenting site RAZED. Hear her talk about motherhood and social media in her book Amateur Hour.
(University District, free)

28. Paddy Eger: Tasman
In Tasman: An Innocent Convict's Struggle for Freedom, Paddy Eger tells a tale inspired by convict records the author discovered while traveling in the UK.
(Mill Creek, free)

29. Peter Donahue: Three Sides Water
Peter Donahue will give an introduction to the lives of three young characters in the Olympic Peninsula in his book Three Sides Water.
(Capitol Hill, free)


30. Bike Everywhere Day
A crown jewel of Bike Everywhere Month is F5's Bike Everywhere Day, where hordes of cyclists—last year's event saw upwards of 20,000—peddle to various "celebration stations" across the Puget Sound. While registration for official stations is now closed, you can still participate in free events like Peddler Brewing's Bike Month Party and the Redmond Bike Bash.
(Various locations, free)



31. 3D4M Graduation Exhibition
The BFA students of UW's ceramics, glass, and sculpture program have their turn at a graduation exhibition.
(University District, free)
Closing Saturday

32. Absence
Saul Becker, Stephanie Buer, Madison Vander Ark, and Mathew Borrett illustrate human-made settings without humans, from street corners to nuclear power plants.
(Georgetown, free)
Closing Saturday

33. Black & White
This exhibit features "trends in black and white clothing and their associated meanings," and how they cross communities and time periods.
(Renton, $5)
Closing Saturday

34. Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler
The global economy is a curious beast, by which financial systems understood and maneuvered by a few take human and environmental tolls. Dewey Crumpler's Collapse seeks out the "beauty and terror" of these systems, capturing their monolithic quality to help us feel their potential for vast destruction. Some of his paintings look like reading Jeff VanderMeer's environmental horror feels. His technical skills, suited to architectural precision as well as to more organic forms, render the dual nature of financial infrastructure as both abstract and manmade. Sampada Aranke of the Art Institute of Chicago, a specialist in performance studies and black cultural theory, has guest-curated this exhibition by the San Francisco artist. JOULE ZELMAN
(Capitol Hill, free)
Closing Saturday


35. Monroe High School Spring Plant Sale
Spend the weekend shopping for spring plants from the Future Farmers of America.
(Columbia City, free)


36. Redhawks vs. Grand Canyon University
For their last round of games for the season, the Seattle University Redhawks will play Grand Canyon University for three consecutive baseball games.
(Bellevue, $10)



37. Little Shop of Horrors
The UW Stage Notes company will summon that mean green mother from outer space for a production of Little Shop of Horrors, a musical about unrequited love and man-eating plants.
(University District, $10)



38. 50th Anniversary Photo Exhibit
Check out photos of the Southcenter Mall from throughout its days. Plus, enjoy snacks, drinks, and raffles.
(South of Seattle, free)

39. Artist and Author Talk with Sarah and Phong Nguyen
Phong Nguyen created the book Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History, which imagined an alternate outcome to the bombing of Hiroshima and was the basis for Sarah Nguyen's Break into Blossom sculpture. This piece is exhibited in Teardrops That Wound: The Absurdity of War. Hear from the writer and artist about their ideas and inspirations.
(Chinatown-International District, free)

40. Doug Newman: These Days1999UntillForever
When artist Doug Newman moved to Seattle in 1999, he started snapping pictures of his friends, his lover Jason, and the community, all of which became "informal moments that marked [his] life." This exhibition features painting renditions of this collection of photos.
(Georgetown, free)

41. Exterminator City 9
Browse the wares of local underground comics artists, plus other "publishers, zinesters, cartoonists and creators."
(Ballard, free)

42. Fremont Solstice Parade Open House
Gather inspiration for your Fremont Solstice Parade ensemble by meeting the 2018 McKay Grant artists, who will develop art and performances for the event.
(Fremont, free)

43. Frida Kahlo Night
Make art inspired by the great Mexican surrealist (supplies are provided) and participate in a contest.
(Fremont, $2)

44. Jack Brummet
Jack Brummet's "Faces" series place peoples' cartoon-like mugs at political demonstrations, family reunions, on billboards, or waiting in public bathroom lines.
(Ballard, free)


45. Horticulture Annual Plant Sale
Support Mercer Island students by purchasing plants they grew in their horticulture program from their very own greenhouse. Plants available for sale will include many varieties of herbs, vegetables, and flowers.
(Mercer Island, free)

46. March Against Monsanto Candlelight Vigil
Bring anything you have that lights up—electric candles, illuminated signs, etc.—to show opposition to the environmentally harmful proposed Bayer and Monsanto merger—a partnership that would form the largest integrated pesticides and seeds company in the world.
(Seattle Center, free)

47. Mount Baker Yard Sale
More than 40 Mount Baker residents pitch in with their beloved-but-no-longer-needed goods at this annual community yard sale.
(Mount Baker, free)

48. Royal Wedding Party
After watching the Royal Wedding in the morning, don your Buckingham Palace-worthy attire for an afternoon of anglophile delights (including English beer from Machine House Brewery, bangers and mash from Uli's Famous Sausage, and cheap champagne).
(Hillman City, free admission)

49. United Indians Youth and Family Pow Wow
Observe Foster Care Awareness Month at this mini pow wow for kids and families. Expect traditional drum performances, art vendors, a raffle, and a free meal.
(Magnolia, free)

50. Young Educated Ladies Leading Summit
Young women of color are invited to "contextualize their self-identity" socially, culturally, historically, and politically by attending presentations, hearing a keynote speech from Dr. Joy DeGruy, and networking with each other.
(Des Moines, free)


51. A Glimpse of China
Discover 5,000-year-old Chinese cultural traditions, learn Chinese folk dances, and make art.
(Seattle Center, free)

52. Petpalooza
This pet-centric event kicks off with a Dog Trot 3K and 5K Fun Run. After that, watch happenings on an "animal-related" entertainment stage, see FlyDog and agility demos, ride ponies, cheer on pig races, look into pet adoption, and more.
(Auburn, free)


53. Saturday Morning Kung Fu Theater
Kick off your weekend with a screening of Chang Sun's 1978 classic kung fu drama The Avenging Eagle. Admission is free, and coffee and donuts will be provided.
(Ballard, free)


54. Red Bull Conquest
Represent Seattle gamers' ability to kick virtual ass in this fighting game circuit tournament.
(Sodo, $10)

55. SLU Saturday Night Market
South Lake Union will fill with twinkly lights, food purveyors, DJs, and vendors at this late-spring night market.
(South Lake Union, free)


56. Acid Teeth, Dust Mob, No Accion, Githyanki
Local post hardcore four-piece Acid Teeth will share a bill with Tacoma trash punks DUST MOB, Santa Cruz's No Accion, and grungy trio Githyanki.
(University District, $7)

57. Best of the Rest Fest
Four-piece rock outfit The Ultramizers will headline this fest for the rest of us, with additional sets by The Hard Rocks, 25¢ Ride, and Madame Damnable.
(Ballard, $8)

58. DEAL: Celebrating the Grateful Dead
Enjoy the bluesy Americana jams of the Grateful Dead back catalog, thoughtfully brought back to life by cover group DEAL.
(West Seattle, $5)

59. Dogwood & Johnstone, Echo, Aaron J. Shay, DJ Panix
Banjo enthusiasts Pickpocket & Shay and Dogwood & Johnstone will be joined by Echo and DJ Panix.
(Tukwila, $7)

60. Edmonds Jazz Connection
Every year the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers holds a local festival that features nationally recognized and award-winning high school jazz programs from throughout the Pacific Northwest at multiple venues. This year, enjoy live sets by big bands, choral groups, and combos at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, North Sound Center, and the Edmonds Theater.
(Edmonds, free)

61. Eric Blu & The Soul Revue, Northern Shakedown, RxN
Eric Blu's sound is a return to classic soul with an emphasis on heavy bass lines, a turn at clever storytelling, and a full set of horns, flutes, strings, and percussion to back up his work. He'll be joined by his Soul Revue, Northern Shakedown, and RxN.
(Columbia City, $10)

62. Graf Orlock, Earth Control, Wake of Humanity, Empire Justice
As part of Black Lodge's 10 year anniversary series, thrash along to sets from LA's Graf Orlock, Tacoma's Earth Control, and Seattle's Wake of Humanity and Empire Justice.
(Eastlake, $5-$10)

63. JcMills, LiquorJacket, Good Bones, The Drove
JcMills, personally defined as "Born of man, weened on rock n roll," will open this show, with sets by LiquorJacket, Good Bones, and The Drove.
(West Seattle, $8)

64. Juicy-Fruit J-Fashion Strawberry Lemonade Renegade
Overwhelm your senses with a super sweet, kawaii-inspired summer kickoff party. Expect live DJs (including S.K.I.M., Astro, 4Lung, Graz, and X-Fadid), a kawaii fashion meet-up, giveaways, a photo booth, and lots of free treats like toast, lemon cake, strawberries, juicy fruit, and lemonade.
(Capitol Hill, free)

65. Medicine Bows, Zenitram Jr, Medium Weekend
Seattle noisy punks Medicine Bows will be joined by Montana dance poppers Zenitram Jr. and Medium Weekend.
(University District, free)

66. The Mews' Record is Coming
Join four-piece rock band the Mews for the release of their new record.
(Columbia City)

67. Northern Thorns, Guests
Northern Thorns pay tribute to 1970s African music genres, including Nigerian and Ghanaian highlife and Congolese/Zairean soukous. They're headed by Adam Kozie, a Cornish-educated drummer.
(University District, $7)

68. Nuggets Night Traveling Road Show: The Pynnacles, the Reverberations, Knights of Trash, the Shriekers, the Hauer Things, the Mean Reds, Dr. Quinn and the Medicine Woman
Tonight’s show is part of an ongoing Portland-music-related nonprofit benefit event, “Nuggets Night,” and is landing in Seattle as "Nuggets Night Traveling Road Show" and acting as a primer for their big weekender in June. So the bill is loaded with PDX bands: fuzz ’n’ jangle from the Pynnacles, dreamy and driving paisley sounds from the Reverberations, shredding covers from the Shriekers, raw and catchy garage-rock from the Mean Reds, and even MORE killer garage-rock from the Hauer Things. Not to be outdone, Seattle steps up with Dr. Quinn and the Medicine Woman and the Knights of Trash. MIKE NIPPER
(Eastlake, $8/$10)

69. Ralph Reign, Tryin', Special Order, and Bud Weather
For a night of "funky madness," groove to sets from jazz/hiphop artist Ralph Reign, electronic trio Tryin’, funk/hiphop band Special Order, and folksy jazz singer-songwriter Bud Weather.
(Greenwood, $7)

70. Savage Carlson Duo
Multi-instrumentalist Ken Carlson and percussionist Trish Savage will play jazz standards and flamenco-inspired original songs.
(First Hill, free)

71. Shitty Person, Dirt Face, HYWAYS, DJ Mamma Casserole
Drummer/guitarist/vocalist Benjamin Thomas-Kennedy's newish project, Shitty Person, finds him exploring a more intimate, morose style of rock than his work with Fungal Abyss and Lesbian would lead you to expect. Abetted by members and ex-members of Rose Windows, Lesbian, and Master Musicians of Bukkake, Shitty Person evoke the bleak, methodical song stylings of post-’80s Swans and Neurosis. This show is the release party for Shitty Person's debut LP, Judgement, which Thomas-Kennedy says was inspired by “the desperation and self-hatred” he heard in Spacemen 3 and Monster Magnet records. Dirt Face feature several members of Master Musicians of Bukkake working in a more traditional rock format. The 10 minutes of their set that I caught at a recent house show revealed a keen knack for the spectral dirge, exemplified by their wondrous cover of Skip Spence's “Diana.” DAVE SEGAL
(Beacon Hill, $7/$10)

72. Simple Gifts Community Concert
Join Seattle Symphony Composer in Residence Alexandra Gardner as she hosts this celebration concert meant for giving back to our community that will feature testimonials of LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness in Seattle.
(Downtown, free)

73. Slower Than Dirt Jam
Beginner musicians can learn some tunes in a no-pressure environment. This time, songs include Boil Them Cabbage Down, Cripple Creek, McClanahan’s March, and other simple ditties.
(Green Lake, free)

74. The Tom Price Desert Classic, Dead on Cue, Quid Quo
Seattle lyrical-punk group The Tom Price Desert Classic is a peppier version of Dinosaur Jr. They will be joined by Dead on Cue and Quid Quo.
(Shoreline, $8)

75. Tyler Jakes, Glenn Cannon, Stoic FB
Oakland-based singer-songwriter Tyler Jakes has had his songs featured on Deadliest Catch and Survivor. He describes his sounds as a mixture of Black Francis, Jack White, and Tom Waits. Glenn Cannon and Stoic FB will provide additional sets.
(Georgetown, $7)


76. Sex and the City: The Drag Show
Experience the highs and lows of the Manolo-wearing NYC friend group in drag form.
(Downtown, $8)

77. The Three Feathers: One-Act Children's Opera
In this Seattle Opera production based on a Brothers Grimm tale, an aging king in search of a successor presents each of his three daughters with a feather that will lead them through a series of tests. Dora, the heroine of the story, is led another world ruled by a mysterious Frog King. This performance features five singers, live piano accompaniment, and a post-show discussion.
(Downtown, free)

78. What Will Your Body Say When It's Free?
This free writing and movement class is geared toward disabled and non-neurotypical as well as POCs. Conducted by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Neve Kamilah Mazique-Bianco and sponsored by Sins Invalid.
(Capitol Hill, free)


79. Ang Pagiging Pilipino: Being Filipino
Troy Osaki, Jen Soriano, Adrian Alarilla, Juanita Tamayo Lott, Anis Gisele, and Rose Booker, all Filipino poets, will read work. There will also be an open mic for Filipino contributors. Hosted by Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts and
(Beacon Hill, free)

80. Florence Noiville: A Cage In Search of a Bird
French novelist Florence Noiville will visit Seattle for the first time to share her recent book of "literary conversations," Literary Miniatures.
(Capitol Hill, free)

81. Folio's May Moving Sale
The private library will open to the public for one day of shopping, with books as well as library furnishings for sale.
(Downtown, free)

82. From Allies to Comrades
Jodi Dean will talk about the "end of hierarchy" and new forms of relationships embodied by the term "comrade."
(University District, free)

83. Innovations in the Contemporary Novel: Michael Mejia, Patrik Sampler, and Anca Cristofovici
Michael Mejia, founder and editor of the independent literary journal Ninebark Press will read from his latest novel, TOKYO. He'll be joined by fellow Ninebark authors Patrik Sampler (The Ocean Container) and Anca Cristofovici (Stela).
(First Hill, free)

84. Julia Dixon Evans, Matt Young, Jarret Middleton
Debut authors Julia Dixon Evans (whose book How to Set Yourself on Fire tells the story of a woman who becomes obsessed with her grandmother's collection of love letters) and Matt Young (whose memoir Eat the Apple recounts his experiences in the military) will be joined by Jarret Middleton, author of Darkansas.
(Phinney, free)

85. Outsider Book Club - InSEXts, Vol. 1
Join a discussion of Marguerite Bennett and Ariela Kristantina's InSEXts, Vol. 1: Chrysalis, a lesbian horror romance that follows two Victorian women who transform into insect monsters and devour men who get in the way of the life they are building together.
(Fremont, free)

86. Rae Paris: The Forgetting Tree
Seattle poet Rae Paris will share her debut collection, The Forgetting Tree: A Rememory.
(Capitol Hill, free)

87. Red May: Marx-a-thon 3
It's the third weekend of Red May's Marx-a-thons, a series of talks across Capitol Hill. Hear Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly on "The 18th Brumaire of Louis Napoleon," Radhika Desai on "The Hidden Abode of Production," and Aaron Benanav on "Virtual Poverty in the Grundrisse."
(Capitol Hill, free)

88. Reframe: Five Photographers on the Power of the Everyday
Peter DiCampo—co-founder of Everyday Africa and Town Hall’s Inside/Out Resident representing the University District and Ravenna neighborhoods—will lead a panel discussion with Everyday Africa project founders to discuss "the changing world of journalism and the power of photography to reframe narratives about communities."
(University District, free)

89. Rosie Llewellyn: Sustenance
Haitian-born, Seattle-based poet Rosie Llewellyn will share her self-published work, Sustenance, in a release party with music and food.
(Capitol Hill, free)

90. Susan Elderkin: Best Hikes with Kids
Author and adventurer Susan Elderkin will discuss her new family-friendly hiking guide, Best Hikes With Kids: Western Washington.
(Rainier Valley, free)

91. Taso G. Lagos: American Zeus
UW professor of International Studies Taso G. Lagos explores the life and work of theater pioneer Alexander Pantages in his book American Zeus.
(Mill Creek, free)


92. Sail Sand Point Season Kickoff Party
Take a free sailboat ride, check out boat rentals, graze from food trucks, and enjoy live music and games at this boating season kickoff party.
(Sand Point, free)



93. U District Street Fair
For the 49th consecutive year, a stretch of University Way Northeast (aka "the Ave") will fill with hundreds of vendors, artists, and performers for a two-day street fair. While it's now mostly known as a place to shop for local goods, eat fried street food, listen to live music, and people-watch, the fair has a more compelling history. Amid student protests over the United States' invasion of Cambodia and the killings of four demonstrating students at Kent State University, the fair was started in 1970 to encourage community members to come together in a time of political unrest. This year's lineup will include vendors like 4W Ranch Candles and Craft and Lore leather goods, live sets from the Tubuka Marimba Band and the Roosevelt High School Drumline, and the Big Time Brewery beer garden.
(University District, free)


94. No Place Like Home
The Market Street Singers present two musical performances about "finding your way back home," featuring the early American folk song "Wayfaring Stranger," a new composition by Mitchell Fund, selections from the Wizard of Oz, and Randall Thompson's seven-part chorale “Frostiana,” based on the poems of Robert Frost.
(Capitol Hill, free)



95. #EverydaySeattle: A Photowalk and Workshop with Everyday Africa's co-founder Peter DiCampo
Peter DiCampo—co-founder of activism photography project Everyday Africa and Town Hall’s Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident for the University District and Ravenna—will lead a photo walk, along with four other founders of Everyday projects, meant to capture daily life in the U-District.
(University District, free)

96. Nate Herth: Currents
Nate Herth’s black-and-white landscapes and prismatic pools "reveal interior and exterior postulations of our ocular reality."
(West Seattle, free)
Opening Sunday

97. Sara Osebold and Valerie Brennan
Check out this new gallery with work by Cyprus-based Valerie Brennan and Seattle artist Sara Osebold.
(Columbia City, free)


98. 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)


99. Mushroom MAYnia
Fungi fanatics can learn about non-poisonous mushroom cultivation, compare hunting and harvesting methods, go on nature walks, attend lectures, eat truffle popcorn, and make fungi crafts with the Puget Sound Mycological Society.
(University District, $3)

100. Seattle vs Kinder Morgan: Mass Action by Land and Sea
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Kinder Morgan threatens to significantly increase the transport of toxic tar through the Salish Sea. Help protect indigenous lands and the climate by protesting with local environmental organizations.
(Pioneer Square, free)

101. Touch-A-Truck
Explore trucks of all kinds—such as construction trucks, emergency vehicles, and vintage trucks—by checking out displays, meeting people who know a lot about trucks, playing truck-related games, and more.
(North Seattle, $5)


102. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Abacus was the only US bank to face criminal charges for mortgage fraud after the 2008 financial crisis—and it wasn't a national behemoth but a small institution owned by the Sung family in New York. This documentary follows the course of the immigrant clan's legal fight over five years and has been praised by the New York Times as "a classic underdog tale."
(Chinatown-International District, free)

103. VOYEUR Presents: The Driver's Seat
The VOYEUR outré cinema club presents The Driver's Seat, fabled to be "one of the worst films of Elizabeth Taylor's career," based on the Muriel Spark story about a middle-aged woman trying to find a man who'll murder her. With quotes like "A macrobiotic diet keeps the spirit young and the sex sexy!" and "Ah, do you carry a revolver? Because if you did, you could shoot me" and "But ORGASMS are YANG!" this turkey's bound to elicit some communal horrified laughter.
(University District, free)


104. Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest Release
Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood of the website Beers at the Bottom will release their new book Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest, a beer lover's guide to the trails of Washington. Chat with them, take home their book and a six-pack of beer, and get hiking recommendations from Washington Trails Association staff on-site.
(Georgetown, free)

105. Dinner At Our House
Join homeless youth organization YouthCare in cooking dinner in the SJCC kitchen to be delivered to YouthCare’s Jackson Street facility.
(Mercer Island, free)

106. Roving Cheese Shop with Brimmer & Heeltap Pop-Up Wine Shop
The wandering cheesemonger teams up with Brimmer & Heeltap for a monthly cheese and wine pop-up.
(Ballard, free)


107. Civic Trivia - An Enlightening Brunch Event
Get quizzed on your knowledge of immigration law and issues of equity and diversity in Seattle. Your host is Stephanie Thorpe, who's the program manager at Seattle's Office for Civil Rights.
(Capitol Hill, free)


108. The Bones of J.R. Jones, Guests
The Bones of J.R. Jones is actually a single musician’s one-man live show, playing guitar, drums, and singing in unison, manufacturing the sense of a much larger blues band. These bones will be joined by additional guests for a special matinee set.
(Fremont, $6/$8)

109. Fosphene, Pellegrini, Lost Eyedentity, Kota
Local alt rock duo Fosphene will share a bill with Pellegrini, Lost Eyedentity, and Kota.
(Ballard, $8)

110. Roots and Blues Brunch with Sheryl Wiser & Michael J. Ashe
Sheryl Wiser and Michael J. Ashe will play folk classics from the American Songbook, with covers of songs by Woody Guthrie, Leonard Cohen, and others. While you hum along, enjoy Bloody Marys and breakfast burritos.
(University District, free)

111. Seattle JazzED Jamboree!
JazzED students will celebrate all they've learned this year with a jamboree of ensemble performances, pairing up with some of Seattle's hardest-working musicians, including Clarence Acox, Wayne Horvitz, Darin Faul, Cora Jackson, and many more.
(Central District, free)

112. Spring Concert: UW Campus Philharmonia and Bellevue Youth SO
The UW Campus Philharmonia will perform alongside the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra (featuring UW CPO High School Concerto Competition winner, pianist Sandy Huang) for a program of works by Gabriel Fauré, Edvard Grieg, Alan Hovhannes, Arturo Marquéz, Felic Mendelssohn, and Otto Nicolai.
(University District, free)

113. Sunday Fun Day Music - Latin Music
DJ Video Andy will spin Latin tunes to get you dancing.
(White Center, free)

114. T-Rox, Cartoon Chaos Cabaret, Transient Vultures
Billing itself as a "gender-fluid-adult-musical-nightmare," T-Rox will share a bill with Cartoon Chaos Cabaret and Transient Vultures.
(Eastlake, $8/$10)

115. The World’s Cher-i-est Tea Dance!
DJs Life After Love and Snap Out of It! will help cure your emotional ailments with an evening of Cher classics, deep cuts, and remixes, and James Darling will dance for your dollars.
(Capitol Hill, free)


116. Bricolage Issue #36 Release Party
UW's student-run poetry, prose, and visual art journal Bricolage will celebrate the release of its 36th issue with live readings.
(University District, free)

117. Capital, State, Migration: Geopolitical Economy in the 21st Century
Radhika Desai, Aaron Benanav, Paul Apostolides, and Olufemi Taiwo will attack the pre-9/11 Thomas Friedman-style concept of "globalization," a "New World Order presided over by a benevolent American hegemon and destined to dissolve the borders of the nation-state." They will talk about where this vision stands now.
(University District, free)

118. Hillary Gravendyk Memorial Reading
Poets Rae Armantrout, Ryan E. Burt, Jeanne Heuving, and others will honor the late poet Hillary Gravendyk by reading from her posthumous collection, The Soluble Hour.
(First Hill, free)

119. Michelle Tea: Against Memoir
Michelle Tea will discuss the essays in her new book, Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions & Criticisms, which blew Eileen Myles' mind with their "algebraic rhythms." She'll be joined in conversation by local poet and essayist Sarah Galvin.
(Capitol Hill, free)

120. Remobilizing Utopia
Continue to engage with Marxist scholars at Red May with Kathi Weeks, Alys Weinbaum, Morgan Young, and Drew Hareford. This time, it's on the theme of Utopia, which is "less a blueprint for the future than a mode to critique the present."
(University District, free)


121. WSBC Bike and Brew Ride
Explore different Seattle neighborhoods by riding a 13-mile bike course at a leisurely pace, stopping along the way to sip beers at two family friendly breweries.
(West Seattle, $4-$8)