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This week’s podcast features local comedy, a masquerade party, a drag brunch and tons of great film screenings.
Want to know the nitty gritty legal aspect when working with art dealers and galleries? Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 29, at Safeco Plaza is the place to be for Gallery Law. Sponsored by Washington Lawyers for the Arts.
Thursday, January 30, head over to the Jewelbox Theater in Belltown for Now with Dames Presents: 66% New Dames. This local sketch comedy troupe keep it fun with plenty of feminine influence.
Head down to Georgetown on Thursday, January 30, for Snowball 2014 at Seattle Design Center. This sixth annual silent auction and dinner benefits the Northwest Avalanche Center.
Splinter Dance Company is a group of dancers who are coming together for An Art of Justice Performance at Seattle University. This one is all about community awareness of critical social issues. Thursday, January 30.
Friday, January 31, head over to the Lake City Community Center for Chinese New Year Celebration and Lion Dance. Martial arts, tai chi, acupuncture and the lion dance. Not your average Friday night.
Masquerade Waltz 2014 happens at the Century Ballroom on Friday, January 31. It’s a passionate night of waltz, swing, foxtrot and tango. Details on the site.
When I Grow Up I Want to Be Me happens at the Broadway Performance Hall on Capitol Hill on Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1. Check out the tunes of Diverse Harmony, the nation’s first gay and straight alliance youth chorus.
On Sunday, February 2, and pretty much every other Sunday, head over to Julia’s on Capitol Hill for the Queen of the Brunch Drag Show. Eat an omelette and watch the show.
Okay, pretty cool, right? If you’re not into drag show with your breakfast, Chinese New Year or sketch comedy, it’s all good. But we’ve got all kinds of film events coming up this week. Here are a few of our top picks.
Dislecksia: The Movie plays at Hamlin Robinson School tonight, Tuesday, January 28. The director will be there to discuss the film. An entertaining, informative and poignant documentary.
Wednesday, January 29, road trip to Enumclaw for Ingredients’ film screening at Kelly’s Mercantile. After the film it’s discussion time.
Saturday, February 1, at the Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill, check out Cinema Magic. These four gorgeous live action short films spotlight the moments when children shift and grow toward adulthood.