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This week’s podcast features our top picks including a Harry Dean Stanton documentary, a benefit for Bike Works, Celtic harp from Patrick Ball and heavy metal burlesque.
Starting today, Tuesday, November 12, through Thursday, November 14, Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill features Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction. This doc explores the iconic actor’s life, music and art through interviews and clips of some of his 250 films.
Where do southern resident orcas go during the winter? And what do they eat? Find out the answers to these and other killer whale related questions today, Tuesday, November 12, at C & P Coffee in West Seattle. The event is Brad Hanson on Killer Whales in Winter— Recent Findings about Range, Diet and Behaviors.
Hit up the Royal Room in Columbia City tonight, Tuesday, November 12. You’ll find yourself at Soul Crank, a Benefit for Bike Works featuring performances by Black Stax, Darrius Willrich, Rocky Sandoval and more. Bike Works helps build sustainable communities. Good cause. Great tunes.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 13, at the William H. Gates Hall, Room 133, in Lower Queen Anne, Human Trafficking & Supply Chains explores the various forms of this global problem in the sex, agriculture, textiles and hospitality industries. Policy makers, scholars, advocates and students are welcome to attend this eye opening panel discussion.
Friday, November 15, through the weekend, hit up Founders Theater at Velocity Dance Center on Capitol Hill for Fire & Ice. This unique evening brings together living sculpture, original music and dance choreography by a number of amazing artists.
If you’ve ever wanted to see one of the world’s best celtic harp players, you’re in luck on Friday, November 15. Just head on down to the Greenlake United Methodist Church to hear Patrick Ball perform his show, Celtic Harp and Story. This one is full of wit, enchantment and beautiful music.
Saturday, November 16, pick up a Brown Paper Ticket and head over to Kane Hall at UW for 2013 Green Building Slam. You’ll hear ten fast paced, mind blowing presentations about remarkable green building projects in the greater Seattle area.
Okay, if human trafficking, soul music and killer whales don’t fire you up, fair enough. But Seattle is loaded with all kinds of variety shows and cabarets this week. Here are just a few of our favorites.
Friday, November 15, and Saturday, the 16th, head over to Theater Off Jackson for The Naked Show. The performers of this variety show will do their thing in the nude, exploring the concepts of nudity, vulnerability, obscenity and art.
Sunday, November 17, and all foreseeable Sunday’s thereafter, grab something to eat at Julia’s on Broadway and check out Julia’s Queen of the Brunch Drag Show. There’s plenty of local drag talent and mimosas for everyone.
You thought you’ve seen it all but on Sunday, November 17, at the Jewelbox Theater in Belltown, it’s time for Brutalesque. This one combines the sizzle and artistry of burlesque with some of the best head banging metal tunes around. This one’s gonna be sexy. And loud.