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Art: Art Show, Museum
African Renaissances
Things Fall Apart may be the title of a famous novel about Nigeria, but it also sums up a mistaken notion that the African continent is afflicted with only bad news. This installation offers a realistic vision by recognizing cultural leaders who preside...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Tue 8/22/17 - Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Tue 9/5/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Tue 9/12/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Common Pleasures: Art of Urban Life in Edo Japan
These paintings depict popular indulgences such as letting loose in the company of courtesans and seasonal events such as picnicking under cherry blossoms in the spring and dancing at festivals. The primary philosophical view of the time—“live for the mome...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am
Tue 8/22/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 10am
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 10am
Tue 9/12/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Gallery
Spencer Finch: The Western Mystery
As the sun slips away and daylight turns into twilight, we become keenly attuned to the shifting colors of the sky and our surroundings. New York–based artist Spencer Finch has dedicated his practice to the study of light and color and the ways in which...
Olympic Sculpture Park
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am
Tue 8/22/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 10am
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 10am
Tue 9/12/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Denzil Hurley: Disclosures
During recent visits to his birthplace of Barbados, Seattle-based painter Denzil Hurley started thinking about the history of provisional structures and the ingenuity required to build and mend things with only the available materials on the island. Hur...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Wed 8/23/17 - Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Wed 8/30/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Wed 9/6/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Wed 9/13/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Sam Gilliam
Sam Gilliam’s experimentations with paint in the 1950s and ‘60s opened doors to new possibilities within the innovative realm of abstraction. Inspired by a group of color-field painters who were active in Washington, DC, where he moved in 1962, Gilliam exp...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Wed 8/23/17 - Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Wed 8/30/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Wed 9/6/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Wed 9/13/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Music: A cappella, Choral, Live Music in Bar/Club
Amandala
Amandala is a 13 member all female student-directed global a cappella group from Highland Park High School.
Triple Door – Mainstage
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Business Roundtable: Market Briefing on Israel
Featuring: Gregory Briscoe the Senior Commercial Officer, serving in Tel Aviv, Israel where he directs the Embassy's U.S. export and investment initiatives focusing on IT, smart cities, aerospace, life sciences and Israel's innovation ecosystem. Learn what...
Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
The Delta Bombers
The Delta Bombers are a four-piece rockabilly group based in Las Vegas.
El Corazon
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 9pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Doll Skin
Doll Skin is a new group comprised of four teenage girls from Scottsdale.
Chop Suey
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 7pm
Music: Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club
Fred Hoadley
With a repertoire ranging from jazz standards to contemporary classics and latin jazz originals, Fred Hoadley provides a sophisticated atmosphere for any gathering.
Tula's
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 8pm
Special Event: Talks/Lectures, Stand Up Comedy, Solo Performance
Garrison Keillor
One of America's most prolific storytellers, Garrison Keillor is a best-selling author and, before retiring at age 73 in June 2016, was the 42-year host of public radio's weekly variety program "A Prairie Home Companion."
Woodland Park Zoo
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 6pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Guantanamo Baywatch
This band conjures up a fusion of surf, garage rock, and rockabilly. Guantanamo Baywatch is a trio from Portland, OR determined to bring good fun back to rock and roll.
Neumo's Crystal Ball and Reading Room
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 8pm
Music: Country, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Jukehouse Hounds
This country-rock band hails from Seattle and is a regular at the Red Hen.
Little Red Hen
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 9pm
Thu 9/14/17 at 9pm
Music: Club Music, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rap/Hip Hop
Kid Koala
Kid Koala's turntable virtuosity has set him apart as one of the most influential and innovative young DJs in hip hop.
Nectar Lounge
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 8pm
Music: Bluegrass, Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club, Swing
Mark O'Connor Quartet
Renowned fiddle champion, Grammy-winner and Nashville legend Mark O’Connor has won virtually every award imaginable while embracing a mind-boggling variety of musical styles. A true phenomenon, he has made over 500 recordings, playing with everyone from Ja...
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 7:30pm
Theater: Musical, Play
Persuasion
Taproot Theatre Company presents Persuasion Book by Harold Taw Music and Lyrics by Chris Jeffries Playing on the Jewell Mainstage July 12 - August 19 A World Premiere of a New Musical “Hope is the most tenacious thing.” Jane Austen’s final n...
Taproot Theatre Company
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Music: Blues, Funk, Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club, R&B/Soul
The ReBirth Brass Band
ReBirth Brass Band is a New Orleans marching band ensemble that mixes funk and jazz with a tuba. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the Grammy-winning group has gone from being mainstays of the French Quarter to becoming recognized all over the world....
Tractor Tavern
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 9pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 9pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 9pm
Special Event: Tour
SAFECO Field Tours
Tour one of the premier baseball facilities ever built, including areas of the ballpark that are not normally open to the public: press box, luxury suites, field, dugout and visitor's clubhouse. Visitors are encouraged to bring their cameras.
SAFECO Field
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17
Fri 8/18/17
Sat 8/19/17
Sun 8/20/17
Mon 8/21/17
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Sammy Obeid
Born in Oakland, Sammy Obeid majored in applied mathematics and business at UC Berkley. So he must be one smart cookie, but he went into stand-up anyway. Obeid, who has appeared on "America's Got Talent" and "Conan," works the Southern California comedy ci...
Comedy Underground
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 8:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 8:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 10:30pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 10:30pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 8:30pm
Music: Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club
Sweetspot Combo
Sweetspot Combo mines its material from the deep vein of gold that is mid 20th century music.
Triple Door – Musiquarium
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 5pm
    

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