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Collide-O-Scope at a Distance LIVE!
The Collide-O-Scope team will piece together a trippy video compilation to watch together on the internet. They'll start things off with some chit-chat on Facebook Live before moving over to their YouTube channel for the meat and potatoes of it all.
Furniture & Antiques Online Auction!
If being quarantined has you thinking about zhuzhing up your living space with some vintage gems, know that your favorite cozy basement vintage mall will open up a good chunk of its inventory for online bidding and buying. Stake your claim on storage pieces, art, furniture, dishware, and more.
Live From Home with Ben Gibbard
Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard will play free live-streamed shows on his YouTube and Facebook pages every afternoon (!) until this nightmare is over. He'll even bring on some special guests (digitally, of course).
Opera Talk with Jonathan Dean
Dramaturg Jonathan Dean will give a talk titled, "Opera 101: Nine Types of Opera to Get you Started." He'll be joined by 98.1 Classical KING FM’s Creative Director Dacia Clay (host of the Classical Classroom podcast).
Social Distancing Trivia
Put together a team of six or fewer (you can connect via FaceTime or a good old fashioned group phone call) and exercise your brains in a round of trivia hosted by the Hill City Tap House & Bottle Shop via Zoom.
Intiman's Digital Happy Hour
Raise a glass to your computer screen at this digital happy hour, where you can hear what Intiman Theatre's plans are for the near future.
Dance Church Livestream
Kate Wallich's wildly popular movement class that offers a "fun and inclusive approach to dancing" will halt its usual routine at Velocity and move online. Move your coffee table out of the way and cue up the livestream.
WEDNESDAY & SATURDAYFILM
Local Sightings 2019 Re-screening: Short Film Program #1
See award-winning shorts from last year's Local Sightings Film Festival, showcasing "feminist forays, animated stories, gyrating bodies, and brutal birdies."
SPLIFF - Now Streaming!
A new vibe of stoner entertainment is emerging—witness the rise of Broad City, High Maintenance, and basically every TV show created on Viceland. And, most importantly, The Stranger presents SPLIFF, your new favorite film festival created by the stoned for the stoned. Because we can no longer congregate in person, we're rescreening the 2019 festival online! Got some weed on hand? Head here to purchase an access code to check it out from the comfort of your home. All contributions received will be shared with the filmmakers.
Make A Joyful Noise!
This isn't an event per se, and it doesn't require a computer, but it's cute. Wherever you are at 8 p.m., clap your hands and make some noise for Seattle's healthcare workers, grocery store clerks, supply chain specialists, janitors, and others working tirelessly in this difficult time.
THURSDAY & SATURDAYFILM
Local Sightings 2019 Re-screening: Short Film Program #2
This lineup of shorts from last year's Local Sightings Film Festival celebrates civil rights leader Jack O’Dell and addresses the sustainability and accessibility of the Pacific Northwest’s natural environment.
Seattle Symphony Live Re-Broadcasts
After last week's rebroadcast of Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 1, the Seattle Symphony will bring you two more exclusive viewings of stellar (currently TBD) performances from the past.
Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop
Get yourself some yarn, rope, and sticks (or dowels) and learn to make a macrame wall hanging for something new to stare at while you're stuck at home. This online class will start small and gradually get more advanced.
Mystery Night In
Mystery, the dating service for people who want to do fun and spontaneous things with their existing dates, is helping you and your partner(s) zhuzh up quarantined nights with a surprise activity and dinner for two (prepared by local chefs), delivered to your door. Proceeds will directly benefit "more than 10" local businesses.
Patrinell: The Total Experience
Here's your chance to see the Jury Award for Best Feature Film at Local Sightings 2019: a documentary about Seattle's "First Lady of Gospel," Rev. Patrinell Staten Wright.
'Saint Frances' Virtual Screening
Support Grand Illusion from home with an online screening of Alex Thompson's new film, Saint Frances. IndieWire's Kate Erbland wrote that "[Kelly] O'Sullivan and her creation are riveting, and when the film comes to an emotional end that hinges on all its early strengths, the result is satisfying and hard-won, a coming-of-age story told on just a slight delay."
'The Wild Goose Lake' Virtual Screening
Following his 2014 Berlinale-winning neo-noir flick Black Coal, Thin Ice, Chinese director Diao Yinan brings us another crime epic about a small-time mob leader who has a bounty placed on his head when he accidentally kills a cop—whoops! AV Club called it "downright Hitchcockian." Support Grand Illusion and stay safe by watching from home.
Virtual Civic Saturday
Eric Liu will host Civic Saturday, described as "a civic analogue to church": a service that celebrates the American civic tradition through readings, songs, silent reflection, poetry, and a sermon by Liu himself, all via livestream.
Meet your Farmer CSA Fair
On Facebook Live, get to know Skagit and Whatcom Valley farmers who are offering local food boxes.
Quarantine: A Stream Party
The North American Trance Alliance, the Underground, and the DJ Sessions will link up for a series of webcast club nights that you can livestream in your home. If you own a strobe light, use it.
Seattle Window Sing-Along
Find a window to stick your face out of and belt out Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop" at 7 p.m. sharp. Then, share photos and videos your performance on social media with the hashtag #SeattleSingAlong. It's called connection, people!
Train Car House Party: Livestream Covid-19 Fundraiser
The long-running dance night Train Car House Party will persevere by coming to you live from their Facebook page. You can and should still glow up your face even though you'll be dancing in your living room.
Digital Cruisin' with Clara
Talk shows usually bring to mind white guys making stale jokes into the camera or roundtables of straight women giving milquetoast takes on mainstream pop culture and politics. But breathing new life into the genre is wonderfully rowdy, lesbionic comedian and podcaster Clara Pluton, who hosts their queer talk show Cruising with Clara every last Saturday at Timbre Room. Joined by comedian cohost Max Delsohn, Pluton does stand-up, dissects the news, interviews local guests, and celebrates queer life and culture here in the city.JASMYNE KEIMIG
This edition will be livestreamed on Pluton's YouTube channel.
Sounders FC Classics
Relive epic Sounders FC games with re-broadcasts every Saturday on JOEtv.
WTF Diebenkorn Online Lecture
Suzanne Walker will deliver a down-to-earth lecture on the Californian painter and printmaker Richard Diebenkorn. She'll address important questions such as, "Do his landscapes have cows?" She'll send you a Zoom code when you sign up.
Civilization Design Lecture Series: Emory Douglas
Hear graphic designer, illustrator, and activist Emory Douglas give a lecture pre-recorded in September at the Central Library. Afterward, activist Marissa Jenae Johnson will facilitate a livestreamed discussion.
Virtual Moving History I – Poetry in Motion
Inspired by recently digitized footage of the Seattle Civic Poet Jourdan Imani Keith from the Independent Media Center WTO collection, the Northwest Film Forum will stream poetry, spoken word performances, and other archival content celebrating black innovators and artists.
Bach and Pancakes: Quarantine Edition
Make pancakes the way you like them and hear marimba player Erin Jorgensen play soothing Bach cello suites on Facebook.
The Quarantine Sessions #3: Tiffany Wilson
Up-and-coming local soul artist Tiffany Wilson will round out your Sunday with a live show online.