Slip into your one-garment outfit for a wild night of fuss-free bar hopping at this weekend's Onesie Pub Crawl.
Our arts critics have already recommended 54 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 29 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here—from a wake for the Seattle Viaduct to the Yale Whiffenpoofs, and from the Museum of Flight Remembers Fallen Astronauts to Strange Brewfest. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.

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TUESDAY

COMMUNITY

1. Arts and Civil Rights: A Public Conversation with ACLU of Washington Board Member Pat Gallagher
ACLU Board Member Pat Gallagher will lead a discussion of civil rights and the state of civil liberties in America today.

GEEK & GAMING

2. Neighborhoods of Seattle Trivia Night benefitting Mary's Place
How well do you know Seattle's neighborhoods? Test your knowledge of Capitol Hill, Ballard, Queen Anne, Columbia City, and other pockets of the city in support of Mary's Place. 

QUEER

3. Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club Viewing Party
Watch Lindsay Lohan govern a staff of 20-somethings at her beach club in Mykonos every Tuesday with local queen Andrew Scott. You can also sip tropical drink specials to help set the mood. 

READINGS & TALKS

4. Margaret Morris: Left to Our Own Devices
In Left to Our Own Devices, Margaret Morris offers examples of individuals applying technologies in unexpected ways that could actually be beneficial for social connection. 

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

VISUAL ART

5. James Martin: Riding the Moon Train
Circus denizens, anthropomorphic animals, and mythical beings populate James Martin's art. Martin was born in 1928 in Everett and has been creating these whimsical scenes for decades. This exhibition will include selections from his lengthy career.
Closing Wednesday

TUESDAY-FRIDAY

FILM

6. Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
Arwen Curry's documentary  Ursula K. Le Guin explores the life and legacy of the late feminist author, featuring insights and interviews with writers like Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Michael Chabon, and others. Bring your favorite Le Guin excerpt or poem to read before each screening.

TUESDAY-SUNDAY

FESTIVALS

7. Lake Chelan Winterfest
Lake Chelan hosts two weekends of wintery fun for the whole family, including ice sculptures, live music, wine and beer tastings, a polar bear splash, a massive beach bonfire, and a fireworks show.

WEDNESDAY

FOOD & DRINK

8. Doughnites | Sweet & Savory Edition
Snap up some sweet (vanilla honey, blueberry cobbler) and savory (pulled pork slider?!) doughnuts made with spent grain from Lowercase Brewing.

9. Strong Ale Fest
The Pine Box will tap some beers with some serious muscle.

GEEK & GAMING

10. WE SAID B-I-N-G-O
The hosts of the Seattle podcast He Said She Said, Ray and Jay, will host a pop-culture bingo night with prizes.

MUSIC

11. An Evening of Hip Hop, featuring Jahi of PE 2.0
Jahi of P.E. 2.0 (the "next generation" of iconic rap group Public Enemy) will lead a discussion on the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali.

12. Stage Sessions Vol. 1: Nafla, Loopy, Mommy Son, Nucksal, Deepflow
The Stage Session Vol. 1 Tour will parade Korean hiphop stars from the TV show Show Me the Money 777—a hiphop battle judged by celebrities—across six American and Canadian cities this year. The lineup will include Nafla, the winner from Show Me the Money 777, Loopy, Mommy Son, Nucksal, and Deepflow.

READINGS & TALKS

13. Christopher Noxon: Good Trouble
By revisiting Civil Rights moments from the '50s and '60s, journalist Christopher Noxon's Good Trouble makes the argument that modern-day activists can learn from humanitarian movements of the past. Hear the author read live.

14. It Will Be Loud Vol. 4
Bring your stories and poems to this justice-focused Estelita’s Library and meet like-minded writers.

15. Jason Arias and Samuel Snoek-Brown
Hear from the collections of two rising Northwest writers: Portland-based Jason Arias (who's been published in Nailed Magazine, the Nashville Review, and Lidia Yuknavitch's The Misfit’s Manifesto) with Momentary Illumination of Objects in Motion ; and Oregon Literary Fellow Samuel Snoek-Brown with There Is No Other Way to Worship Them. 

16. Tom Barbash: The Dakota Winters
Barbash (California Book Award-winning The Last Good Chance) will read from his new New York-set novel, which follows a faded late-night show host seeking a comeback and his son, who's reluctantly along for the ride. Fellow novelist Jess Walter will be there to facilitate the evening.

17. A Wake For The Seattle Viaduct
Say good-bye to the viaduct and embrace Viadoom with the help of the KUOW radio station. Share a poem, music, or whatever else helps you through the grieving process. 

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY

PERFORMANCE

18. Arsenic and Old Lace
In this gleefully morbid farce, pompous theater critic Mortimer discovers that his sweet old aunts Abby and Martha are serial poisoners.

WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY

FESTIVALS

19. Washington Sportsmen's Show
Outdoorsy folks will gather for family-friendly attractions, expert speakers, vendors, and more at the Washington Sportsmen’s Show.

THURSDAY

COMMUNITY

20. Crosscut Live: Seattle vs. Spokane – Conversations across the Cascade Divide
As two rapidly changing cities, Seattle and Spokane, our sister across the Cascades, aren't so different. After Jess Walter and Danny Westneat debate the lifestyles, politics, growth, and culture of the two Washington towns, comics Harry Riley (of Spokane) and Emmet Montgomery (of Seattle) will make fun of each other's home bases.

FILM

21. 'Xanadu' Sing-Along
Sing along with your favorite cheesy disco tunes from the '80s Olivia Newton-John musical at the first iteration of a new class series on women in sci-fi and fantasy, called "Wonder: Women of Fantasy and Science Fiction."

22. Blueberry Soup: How Iceland Changed the Way We Look at Democracy
Sparked by the global recession of 2009, the citizens of Iceland formed the Icelandic People's Movement to rewrite their nation's constitution. Director Eileen Jerret will introduce Blueberry Soup, her documentary about the movement, and will stay on for a Q&A after the film. 

23. UNICEF UNITE: End Human Trafficking Event
See a screening of Not My Life, a documentary about human trafficking, and then stick around for a discussion with UNICEF Chief Advocacy, Engagement, and Global Programs Officer, Anucha Browne.

GEEK

24. Geek Out! Trivia Night!
Exercise the geekiest parts of your brain for a night of trivia. 

MUSIC

25. Blaze Ya Dead Homie, ABK-Anybody Killa, Legion Sik
Blaze Ya Dead Homie, aka Detroit-born rapper Rouleau, will headline in Eastlake with support from ABK-Anybody Killa and Legion Sik. 

26. Drake Bell, Alec Shaw, My Cartoon Heart
Drake Bell went from a Nickelodeon childhood star (Drake and Josh) to a constantly gigging adulthood musician. He'll spend tonight showcasing his latest material, including the singles "Call Me When You're Lonely" and "First Thing in the Morning." Alec Shaw and My Cartoon Heart will provide opening sets.

27. Weener, Green Floyd
Weener will offer their renditions of your favorite songs by Pennsylvania rock band Ween, followed by a set from Pink Floyd tribute band Green Floyd. 

28. Yale Whiffenpoofs
The trope of the elite collegiate a cappella group was put in place by the Yale Whiffenpoofs, who tour around the world with the year's most talented senior singers. Expect to hear a melange of genres, from jazz standards to funk classics to contemporary hits. 

READINGS & TALKS

29. A Night of City Poetry, Lullabies, and Alchemy
Former Stranger news editor Josh Feit will read from two new collections of city-inspired poems, Center Platform and Listen Closely, Robot, and "keyboard diva" Leah Tousignant will perform transit-themed lullabies (perhaps to soothe your Seattle Squeeze anxieties). Finally, city-planning journalist Sarah Anne Lloyd will "divinate the news."

VISUAL ART

30. Crafting Mini Worlds: Tiny Bell Jar
Maybe you read Sylvia Plath at an impressionable age and this event sounds sinister to you. Don't worry! All you'll do is make an adorable little display piece for your own personal museum. They provide all supplies. 

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

GEEK & GAMING

31. Arrested: Escape Fort Nisqually
Go back in time to a bygone era set in Fort Nisqually, when one John McLeod has been arrested by the Washington territorial governor for "aiding the enemy," putting Hudson's Bay Company secrets out in the open. Your job in this escape room is to help recover the secrets before they fall into the wrong hands. 

PERFORMANCE

32. Fascinating Rhythms: An Evening with Seattle's Jazzy Past
Experience Seattle's history of jazz talent with live performances by Vincent Milay (who will be channeling Billy Tipton), Thaddeus (who will be doing his best E. Russell ‘Noodles’ Smith), Adé (as Merceedees), and Louvel (as Queenie). Stick around for complimentary dessert after the show.
No performance on Friday

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

COMEDY

33. Matt Donaher
You may have seen Matt Donaher on CONAN or Funny or Die, or heard his commissioned jokes through the mouths of Natasha Leggero, Mike Birbiglia, Wyatt Cenac, and Moshe Kasher. He'll come to Seattle for his own set.

FESTIVALS

34. Tacoma Home + Garden Show
Discover the latest tools in home improvement, design, landscaping, and more for your next big project.

PERFORMANCE

35. M. Butterfly
Not the Puccini opera Madame Butterfly but the fascinating David Henry Hwang play about exoticism and fetishization, in which a French diplomat becomes infatuated with a Chinese opera star, not realizing (or unable to admit to himself) that women are not allowed on the Beijing stage and the object of his fantasy is actually a man.

36. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
In this children's theater production, a china rabbit named Edward Tulane learns a valuable lesson about meeting new friends and being less self-centered over a period of 20 years.

FRIDAY

COMEDY

37. Comedy O'Clock: First Annual Ding Dong Awards!
Another night of epic silliness will greet the publication of this month's issue of Comedy O'Clock, the Seattle improv zine. To emphasize the ridiculous nature of award shows, random winners will be drawn in the categories of "Improviser of the Year" and more. Who knows, maybe you'll be called upon to give a thank-you speech!

38. Small Town Murder Presents: Shut Up And Give Me Murder
James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman will deliver "true-crime comedy" about life and violent death in a small town.

COMMUNITY

39. 5th Annual Illuminight Winter Walk
Make your own papier mâché luminary to light your path as your walk around Skagit Riverwalk Park. Live music acts and other festivities will accompany the glowy procession. 

GEEK

40. PacSci Happy Hour
If you have kids, hire a babysitter and enjoy an adults-only night at the Pacific Science Center. There will be games to play, exhibits to explore, hands-on activities to try, and drinks to drink.

MUSIC

41. 1LUV Presents Holiday Hangover ft. Brett Rubin & Jon Lee
Energize your foggy January disposition at this dance party with Las Vegas-based DJ Brett Rubin and Seattle's DJ Jon Lee.

42. Masquerade XI: Dancing, Follies & Rumpus
Vocalists Dina Blade and Lucia Neare will sing live with the Valse Café Orchestra as you learn waltzes, swing dances, foxtrots, and other styles with multiple partners. Artists will perform during breaks. It's a masquerade ball, so dress fancy.

43. Pink Triangles, The Little Donuts, BFFs Forever and Ever Amen
Local Weezer cover band Pink Triangles will play all your middle-school self's favorite alt rock jams, with support from Hall and Oates tribute group the Little Donuts and Ben Fold tribute group BFFs Forever and Ever Amen.

44. S.O.S. Fest 2019
Catch sets by New Bloom, Medium Weekend, Mud on my Bra, Sleepover Club, Form Destroyer, and others at the Seattle Out of Sync Fest.

45. Super Sonic Soul Pimps, Yar
Alternately conceived by an "alien mother and earthly pimp," the members of Super Sonic Soul Pimps have developed a band mythology that involves wild tales of interspecies love and galactic adventure somehow resulting in their experimental funk grooves.

PERFORMANCE

46. Dolly and the DJ
Enjoy the company of "seven-foot" drag queen Dolly Madison, get your psyche read by Auntie Sindi for tips, and drink.

47. Fiscal Irresponsibility
David Rollins will host a variety show featuring stand-up, ukulele songs, and a medley of other acts inspired by adult responsibilities. 

48. Trivia Puppet Company Presents: Janus
For their first show of 2019, Trivia Puppet company will put on shadow shows featuring a crankie, which is a long, hand-cranked scroll of paper that tells a story like a very, very low-tech version of television.

READINGS & TALKS

49. Betsy Bell: Open Borders
In Open Borders, Betsy Bell recalls the year 1983, when the anti-war movement she belonged to, Target Seattle, was preparing for a trip to Tashkent, Seattle's Sister City in Uzbekistan. She and her fellow members carried with them thousands of copies of peace treaties, and discovered first-hand the risks of traveling as an American to the USSR. Hear the author read.

50. Keith Scribner: Old Newgate Road
Oregon State University Professor Keith Scribner, the author of The Oregon Experiment, will read from his new book about a man who grapples with memories of the past when he returns to his long-abandoned childhood home.

51. Kristen Roupenian: You Know You Want This
The author of the hit New Yorker short story "Cat Person" will be here with a disturbing collection about sex, gender, pain, and pleasure.

SEX & DATING

52. "The Not-Creepy Gathering for People Who Are Single and Want to Fall In Love
Nice people looking for romance with other nice people can meet up at this singles night that promises to provide a respite from "cruise-y bar scenes and soulless dating apps." Be sure to bring a notebook for some writing exercises.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

COMEDY

53. Shayne Smith
Shayne Smith, co-host of the Freaky Geeks Podcast, will "[explore] the true horror stories of his life with his lighthearted surreal interpretations."

FOOD & DRINK

54. Strange Brewfest 15
Port Townsend's annual beer festival offers pours from over 30 breweries, from classics to Northwest-inspired oddballs. The organizers add: "Our theme celebrates all brewers for who they are—strong, badass superheroes! Please dress as your favorite superhero, and capes are encouraged."

PARTIES & NIGHTLIFE

55. Keep it Surreal Soirée
In exchange for your fundraising generosity, Nordo's Culinarium pledges a "mind-melting dining experience" assembled by Erin Brindley and inspired by surrealist art—and feathers! Eat four courses in your bird-themed costume and raise the paddle after the meal.

VISUAL ART

56. 70 Years On
Seventy years after the writing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was presided over by a UN committee chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt, the world keeps falling short of its noble vision. Shift Gallery will show selections from the Paris-based project Posters for Tomorrow, a collection of graphic design work celebrating and raising awareness of human rights.
Closing Saturday

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

COMMUNITY

57. Museum of Flight Remembers Fallen Astronauts
Exploring outer space is a dangerous job, and many astronauts have died on their missions. The Museum of Flight will honor the memory of those who lost their lives while working with Apollo 1 and shuttle missions STS-51-L Challenger and STS-107 Columbia through special videos and exhibits.

FESTIVALS

58. Seattle Boat Show
The Seattle Boat Show is a feast for the eyes of maritime enthusiasts and professionals alike, with vessels lining the harbors along CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union, and Bell Harbor Marina, in addition to indoor displays.

PERFORMANCE

59. Fire Season
A 12-year-old boy in a working-class community overdoses on OxyContin, and everyone in his life tries to pick up the pieces. The playwright is Aurin Squire, the first winner of Seattle Public Theater's Emerald Prize. Directed by Kelly Kitchens.

60. International One Acts
These plays, recommended for ages eight and over, include stories from around the world: The Falcon (Russia), A Thousand Cranes (Japan), and The Masque of Beauty & the Beast (France).

61. UW Faculty Dance Concert
The UW Department of Dance will showcase original work by faculty members Rachael Lincoln, Dr. Juliet McMains, Jennifer Salk, and Alethea Alexander, plus Kawasaki Guest Artist Etienne Cakpo's large-scale dance and a debut piece by Mellon Creative Fellow Brian Brooks.

SATURDAY

ART

62. The Seattle Pancakes & Booze Art Show
That's right, hungry thirsty art-starved pancake aficionados, this show's got everything you need: 50 or more artist vendors, a free pancake bar, DJs, and body painting.

COMEDY

63. Discard After Use / Sober Virgin / Lobsters
Discard After Use will take your personal feelings (which you can offer anonymously) and use them as inspiration for their "high-energy fast-paced montage show." Sober Virgin will follow with a twisted version of an everyday event, and improv trio Lobsters will wrap things up. 

64. Powerpoint Shuffle
A group of improvisers will present a slideshow they've never seen before, created by other improvisers. The topic could range from a detailed introduction to Quantum Physics to an exploration of spaghetti. 

65. Storynauts
The Storynauts present sketches and songs based on stories written by the young authors at the Bureau of Fearless Ideas.

COMMUNITY

66. Duwamish Longhouse 10 Year Anniversary Open House
The Duwamish Longhouse will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a screening of the documentary Promised Land and an opening reception for their featured gallery artist. 

FOOD & DRINK

67. Bubble Tea at Home!
Learn to make bubble tea with regular tea, milk, and sugar or natural sweeteners. You'll go home with recipes and a container of boba.

68. Onesie Pub Crawl
Slip into your one-garment outfit for a wild night of fuss-free bar hopping.

69. Sambusa's First Pop-Up Shop
Be the first to try Somali fusion fare from the brand new pop-up and catering business Sambusa, which specializes in the savory stuffed triangular pastry of the same name.

GEEK & GAMING

70. Maker Day: Building Board Games
Create your own board game with Forrest-Pruzan Creative. You'll start with some basic elements before diving into the design, prototyping, and testing process.

MUSIC

71. Aaron J. Shay: Apocalypse Songs
In Aaron J. Shay's first album, Apocalypse Songs, the singer-songwriter takes on the persona of an interdimensional explorer named Captain Redacted as he travels the universe. Hear the album in its entirety as it's filmed live—you might even show up on the video, so wear your favorite outfit.

72. Cafe Racer Turns 15! Featuring Lesser Disciples and Shawn Smith!
Cafe Racer will celebrate 15 years of live music and entertainment with food and drink specials and live sets from Lesser Disciples and Shawn Smith. 

73. PAIN PARTY I: {a state of limbo}
Revel in darkness at the debut of the new live music series Pain Party, featuring local electronic solo artists Collin Strange and Cavernous, electro-sea punks Pool Water, Olympia's American Nudism, and Profit Prison. 

74. PLUR Night
Help bring back the original purpose of raves—to bring people together in a sweaty pool of love and candy bracelets—by dancing the night away in your best neon outfit amidst light projections and a live DJ.

75. Randy Hansen - Jimi Hendrix Tribute
Jimi Hendrix impersonator Randy Hansen will attempt to do the Northwest-born rock god justice by emulating his playing style.

76. School of Rock Seattle Presents: NEW WAVE
Watch the tiny musical treasures of the future play pieces by the genre-specific musical legends of the past, with School of Rock Seattle's tribute to the titans of New Wave.

77. Seattle Rock Lottery
Twenty-five musicians are organized into five bands through a lottery-style selection, and are then released to their respective practice locations. The musicians have 12 hours to determine a band name and create three to five songs (only one of which can be a cover) before returning to the venue for a performance. Proceeds benefit Northwest Folklife.

78. Spellbound: Winter Is Here
DJ Voodoo will warm your winter blues with a mix of old-school goth, industrial, deathrock, and post-punk. 

79. Teri-oke
Following the gala fundraiser Keep It Surreal, nosh on a plate of teriyaki to fuel your singing and dancing in karaoke with DJ Sir Marks-a-Lot. 

80. Washed in Black, Stargazer
Pearl Jam tribute band Washed in Black will set the stage before Stargazer, a Mother Love Bone tribute band, takes over. 

81. WAVES Presents: Underworld
This installment of WAVES will attempt to "channel the otherworldly spirits and transfigure them into a production of light and sound." Dance between two rooms of live DJs (Bass Inferno and Enchanted Utopia), take in aerial performajences, and briefly escape your earthly responsibilities. 

PERFORMANCE

82. Paper Moon: A Vintage Cabaret
Revisit the sexiness of yesteryear with host Kara Sutra and performers like Masquelyn Monroe, Dutchess Drew Nightshade, Catty Wompus, Donnatella Howe, May Nnaise, and Nadja Sutra.

83. Saturn Returns
Improv/sketch performer Emily Rychlick will present a series of performances centered on quarter-life crises. Hear stories by Yolanda Suarez, Cessa Betancourt, Caitlin Obom, Kara O’Connor, and Casey Middaugh.

READINGS & TALKS

84. Celebrate Libraries Rally!
Celebrate the importance of libraries everywhere by sitting in on a discussion with the American Libraries Association President Loida Garcia-Febo and local and state representatives. 

85. Jessica Hornik and Rex Wilder
Chatwin Books-published poets Jessica Hornik and Rex Wilder, who claim to "[share] a friendship reminiscent of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell," will give a joint reading.

86. PMA Magazine Launch Party
Celebrate the launch of PMA Magazine, a publication that "helps you live a more authentic life" by featuring inspiring stories.  Proceeds will benefit Skate Like a Girl and Warm Current, two organizations featured in the inaugural issue. 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

FESTIVALS

87. Têt in Seattle – Vietnamese Lunar New Year
Celebrate the Year of the Pig at this annual festival in anticipation of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year in early February. As always, there will be hands-on cultural activities, traditional food, crafts, martial arts performances, and more.

88. Ursulmas Medieval Faire
Experience all the fun parts of the Middle Ages at the 37th annual Ursulmas Medieval Faire, where you'll be surrounded by feats of chivalry, fine arts, entertainment, and a marketplace.

PERFORMANCE

89. Around the World in 80 Days
In this children's theater production, a detective is sure that a mysterious bank robber is a seemingly innocent man named Mr. Fogg and his newly acquired valet, Mr. Passepartout.

VISUAL ART

90. SLEEP: An Art Exhibition
Centered on an interactive installation by Sang Jun Yoo, this exhibition includes sculpture, textiles, and site-specific pieces by seven artists from Seattle and elsewhere. It asks: "What kind of beings are we that we need sleep? What kind of life do we have when we sleep? How can art met in waking life shape dream life?" For a truly immersive experience, you can spend the night at the gallery. 
Opening Saturday

SUNDAY

COMEDY

91. An Improvised Man: Ray Bradbury Improvised
At this Ray Bradbury-inspired improv night, the players will use stories offered up by the audience (that's you) to create three stories drenched in the style of the anti-government, anti-robot dystopian fiction writer. Should be weird.

92. K-Von
"The most famous half-Persian comedian in the world" will tell jokes, take pics, and sign copies of his new humor book, Once You Go Persian. 

COMMUNITY

93. Pie Party 2019
Help raise money for the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer by feasting on sweet and savory pies by Pie Princess and A La Mode Girls (and your admission will be free if you bring a pie), entering a silent auction and raffles, and dancing to live music by Ian Moore, Christy Mc Wilson, Low Bar Ramblers, and others.

94. Sunday Dinner with Stephanie Ellis-Smith
To celebrate their 20th anniversary, join Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas' forum founder Stephanie Ellis-Smith for a dinner catered by Donna Moodie of Marjorie.

FILM

95. 'GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII' Film Screening
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, see a screening of GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II, with special guest U.S. Army Chaplain Rabbit Michael Harari.

96. Meaningful Movies : Sustainable Ballard - "A Plastic Ocean"
When journalist Craig Leeson set out to search for the elusive blue whale, he discovered a slew of plastic waste in the ocean. In this documentary, he teams up with diver Tanya Streeter and a team of scientists and researchers to travel to 20 locations around the world (over a period of four years) to explore the fragile state of our oceans and devise immediate solutions. 

MUSIC

97. Mozart Birthday Toast
Pianist Byron Schenkman and other musicians will honor the prodigious composer with performances of iconic Mozart pieces. Stay for chocolates and bubbly all around.

98. Sound Waffle
Start your day with free waffles and live experimental music by Power Skeleton, Happiness Forever, Cathartech, and Bombthreat23.

99. SunDAZE Day Party: '80s and '90s Edition
Defy the weather and the age in which we live by getting your fix of '80s and '90s summer jams with DJs Supreme La Rock and Benji and feasting on a buffet and drink specials. 

100. Turn It Down Some
This live talk show invites local musicians to converse about the music industry, their latest projects, and more. Nicholas Merz Band and Great Spiders will be the special guests on the first installment. 

PERFORMANCE

101. GenderF!_!kt
GenderF!_!kt—the variety show that highlights trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary artists and performers doing clowning, drag, burlesque, and whatever else they feel like—turns one year old this year. They'll celebrate with "brats, birthdaze n babes." 

102. SC Sessions
Aly Crase, Butylene O’Kipple, Omar Willey, and Levitation's Carol J Levin, Don Berman, and Dick Valentine will perform their various talents. 

READINGS & TALKS

103. Elisa Murray: 52 Seattle Adventures with Kids
Elisa Murray, author of 52 Seattle Adventures with Kids, will let you in on fun and affordable family outings in and around Puget Sound. 

104. Global Reading Challenge Presents Celia C. Pérez: 'The First Rule of Punk'
The First Rule of Punk follows the adventures of 12-year-old Malú as she moves to Chicago and learns more about the intersection of Latinx and punk music culture. Pick up a copy and flip through Seattle Public Libraries' zine collection.

105. Ian Stuart Sharpe: The All Father Paradox
Ian Stuart Sharpe's new novel, The All Father Paradox, takes place in the Viking universe, where "storied heroes of mankind emerge in new and brutal guises drawn from the sagas." Join the author for a reading and get a signed copy. 

106. Karen Treiger: My Soul Is Filled With Joy
Karen Treiger will read from her biography of Holocaust survivors Sam and Esther Goldberg, who repeatedly escaped Nazi occupation and were able to settle in the United States. 

107. Madhuri Vijay: The Far Field
Madhuri Vijay's debut novel, The Far Field, follows a young woman who leaves her home in Bangalore for Kashmir in search of answers to a family secret. Hear the author read.