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This week’s podcast features a writing workshop, a make-up class, a lingerie fashion show, break dancing and more.
Writer Bill Ransom speaks at Nuts & Bolts: Improve Your Writing 50% in One Hour at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture. This class focuses on poetry, fiction and dialogue. Tonight, Tuesday, February 4.
In Atomic Cosmetics’ Pinup Make-up Class on Capitol Hill, learn how to draw an all-star cat eye, perfect your pout and create that beautiful vintage look. Sunday, February 9 at Jen’s House of Beauty on Capitol Hill.
It’s really nowhere near Halloween but you still might want to head over to Re-Bar on Wednesday February 5, and Thursday, February 6, for Thriller: A Burlesque Horror Story based on Michael Jackson’s epic album. The King of Pop and burlesque. Anything goes!
If you’re a Lou Reed fan you definitely want to make your way to Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill on Thursday, February 6, for Music Craft: Lou Reed. This film showcases rare footage of Lou Reed moments, rock outs and makeovers.
On Saturday, February 8, it’s all about the 6th Annual Red Dress Party at Fremont Studios. This fundraiser is designed to raise money to help people living with HIV/ AIDS. And yes, a red dress is required.
Who doesn’t like lingerie? Get an eyeful at Neighbors’ Lingerie Fashion Show on Saturday, February 8. Featured lines include Twala Intimates, Love Letters Lingerie, Backpack Girl Lingerie and more.
Saturday, February 8, at Phinney Neighborhood Center it’s the Lunar New Year Celebration at Ridge Romp. This exciting show features music, lion dancers, drummers, marital arts and more.
The Northwest Royale goes down at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on Saturday, February 8. Watch internationally known break dancers go nuts on the dance floor. Amazing moves. Amazing music.
Not into breakdancing, vintage make-up and lingerie? Not a big deal. We have tons of amazing theater events coming up this week. Here are just a few of our favorites.
The Normal Heart is a political thriller play that follows a tight knit group of friends as they get into trouble. Check it out at the Erickson Theater off Broadway on Capitol Hill on Thursday, February 6, through Sunday, February 8.
Award winning playwright Dawson Nichols performs his one man show Virtual Solitaire at Stage One Theater at North Seattle Community College in Northgate. Unbelievable physicality and unexpected humor grace this cerebral exploration of the isolating effects of technology. Friday, February 7.
Friday February 7, and Saturday, February 8, Trinity Parish Church on First Hill and Theater 9/12 present The Equation. In this one an American family attempts to adopt a Russian infant and give him all of the benefits of the American Dream.
You can’t go wrong with a lively puppet show about four folk tales from the Africa and the Caribbean. Anansi the Spider plays at Northwest Puppet Center in Maple Leaf on Saturday February 8, and Sunday, February 9. Fun for the whole family.