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The Pronto Podcast — Brown Paper Tickets’ Event Guide for Seattle

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BPT_buttonWelcome to The Pronto! Brown Paper Ticket’s event guide for Seattle.

Tune in every Tuesday to check out a few of our favorite events in the Emerald City! You can check back to the blog every Tuesday at 10am or hit “subscribe” on the player and get each week’s Pronto delivered right to your computer.

Have a friend that’s visiting Seattle this week? Why not share this podcast with them and give them ideas of something to do? 

This week’s podcast features including a punk rock documentary in Africa, a meditation retreat and a stripping class.

When was the last time you went to a pop-up restaurant? Well, tonight, Tuesday, November 19, you’ve got another chance at Whim in Ballard. This event features an affordable multi-course tasting menu with lots of Northwest ingredients. Show up hungry.

Friday, November 22, and through the weekend, check out The Habit 13, at the Bathhouse Theater at Greenlake. It’s fast paced sketch comedy in an intimate setting. Watch out for the foul language and adult situations.

Dana Goldberg is one of the most sought after performers in comedy. Her new show, Crossing the Line, comes to Theater Off Jackson in the ID on Saturday, November 23rd. Catch her while you can.

If you’ve ever wondered how to strip for your lover, you can find out on Saturday, November 23, on Capitol Hill, with a class called How to Strip for Your Lover. Learn the techniques of tease in this one day class.

November 23 is also the date for the Rain City Rock Camp for Girls Fall Gala and Auction at the Georgetown Ballroom. Help make a difference. Help the girls rock!

If it’s time to chill out, November 23 is the day to do it at The Seattle Mindfulness Retreat with Robert Beatty. This event will be held at Nalanda West in Wallingford. Robert’s teachings are based on the Nobel Eightfold Path of the Buddha.

Saturday, November 25, through the weekend, experience the 3rd Annual Nature Book and Gift Fair at the Seward Park Audubon Center. Field guides, outdoor adventure books, kids books and more. Proceeds benefit the educational programs at the center.

Okay, if stripping classes, nature books and pop up restaurants don’t float your boat, that’s cool. But Seattle is loaded with all kinds of films that you’re not going to find at the multiplex. Here are just a few of our favorites this week.

Remember the Stone Roses? Refresh your memory on Wednesday, November 20, at the Admiral Theater in West Seattle with the documentary Stone Roses: Made of Stone. Even if you couldn’t make it to their massive reunion show in the UK in 2012, this movie is bound to get you spinning up your 90’s CDs.

On Thursday, November 21, at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, check out a screening of Closure along with a Q & A with the filmmaker and main character. This documentary follows Angela, as she searches for her birth parents. The film is part of National Adoption Month.

On Friday, November 22, through the weekend, the Northwest Film Forum features the documentary Punk in Africa. The title says it all. A fascinating look at how this musical culture spread, evolved and helped change the world.

On Sunday, November 24, eat some lunch and watch the movie Hungry for Change at Central Cinema. Then discuss the film with Angela Pifer, M.S., a certified Nutritionist. A healthy and delicious afternoon.