West Seattle Event Calendar

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ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Nov
12
Tue
2019
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 12 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
13
Wed
2019
Joe Doria, Eric Eagle, and Brian Monroney perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 13 @ 9:00 pm

Its another Joe Doria Wednesday! This month featuring Eric Eagle and Brian Monroney. At the Parliament Tavern, 9 pm. Ages 21+ only.

Nov
14
Thu
2019
Glass Beaches, Kelsey Sprague, Bird Bones performs @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Glass Beaches, Kelsey Sprague, and Bird Bones. $8 / Ages 21+

Cecil Moses and The SGs perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 14 @ 9:00 pm

Another Thursday Sandbox with Bobby Heinemann featuring Cecil Moses & The SGs, 9 pm at the Parliament Tavern.

$5 / Ages 21+ only.

Nov
15
Fri
2019
The Mount’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale and Bazaar!!

Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Avenue SW
Fri-Sat Nov. 15 & 16 Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! Welcome to our 15th Bazaar! Lots of wonderful things including

vintage ornaments, decorated table top trees, wreaths, garlands, bears, pet gifts, Santas, angels, snowmen, home decor and more!

Fabulous raffle basket and beautiful raffle quilt. The bake sale will be wonderful and, of course, includes JoAnne’s Fabulous Fudge.

Every penny we earn goes toward our residents’ programs. See you there!

Siggie the Vintage Man performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Siggie the Vintage Man performs live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Siggie The Vintage Man; solo acoustic performer in the Americana style that sings 85% covers and 15% originals, some artists covered; Dylan, Prine, Van Zant, Cohen, and the Eagles.

EPK LINK http://www.reverbnation.com/rpk/SiggieTheVintageMan

www.siggiethevintageman.rocks

Nov
16
Sat
2019
The Mount’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale and Bazaar!!

Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Avenue SW
Fri-Sat Nov. 15 & 16 Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! Welcome to our 15th Bazaar! Lots of wonderful things including

vintage ornaments, decorated table top trees, wreaths, garlands, bears, pet gifts, Santas, angels, snowmen, home decor and more!

Fabulous raffle basket and beautiful raffle quilt. The bake sale will be wonderful and, of course, includes JoAnne’s Fabulous Fudge.

Every penny we earn goes toward our residents’ programs. See you there!

Classics for the Steinway @ Kenyon Hall
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm

We’re delighted to welcome back Joyce Gibb and Michael Carroll, two of Seattle’s finest pianists, for a matinée performance featuring the Kenyon Hall Steinway. Their concert will include works by Chopin, Gershwin, Griffes, Liadov, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Satie, and Scarlatti.

Tickets: Front reserved table seats are $14. Row seats are $12 general and $10 seniors. With a reservation, row seats are only $10 general and $8 seniors. Elementary, middle, and high school students are $5.

We accept cash and checks at the door, and doors open thirty minutes before each show.

To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

K.O. Electric, Afrocop, and Syrinx Effect perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 16 @ 9:00 pm

Another Thursday Sandbox with Bobby Heinemann featuring Cecil Moses & The SGs, 9 pm at the Parliament Tavern.

$5 / Ages 21+ only.

Nov
17
Sun
2019
Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center

Nov
18
Mon
2019
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
19
Tue
2019
Poet Marjorie Laughlin @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

“I Loosed My Father’s Boots” is West Seattle Poet Marjorie Laughlin’s first collection of poetry. She will be sharing poems from this collection when she reads at the Senior Center after lunch on Tuesday, November 19 from 1pm to 1:30pm.

Her poems include remembrances of her childhood on the family farm on Ribbon Ridge and small town living in the Chehalem valley in Oregon. Marjorie’s poems are wide ranging. A visit to family friends in a small village in Italy resulted in her poem “Generations.” Working in her garden and observing the beauty of the iris led to “A Tale of Two Queens.”

Marjorie doesn’t shy away from social issues or even existential ones. “A Thirty
Foot Drop” discusses hazards facing people experiencing homelessness. “Resurrection Day” is about capital punishment. “Picnic on the Beach” reflects on the possibility of a nuclear conflagration. “A Visit” shows the heartache of dementia. Many of Marjorie’s poems reflect on nature. Her approach with familiar subjects sometimes comes with a twist.

If you’d like to join us for this reading, please register in advance at the front desk or by calling 206.932.4044 x1 so we know how many people to plan for. This event is free.

Nov
20
Wed
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

The Suffering F*&%^heads perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 20 @ 9:00 pm

Punk/jazz provocateurs The Suffering F*&%^heads. 9 pm at the Parliament Tavern.

Ages 21+ only.

Nov
21
Thu
2019
Revolution Red, Separatr perform @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Revolution Red, and Separatr.

$8 / Age 21+

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Michael Ray & The Plastic Sheets, Nosretep, and The Mutineers perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 21 @ 9:00 pm

A handful of eclectic rock combos – Michael Ray & The Plastic Sheets, Nosretep, and The Mutineers. 9 pm at Parliament Tavern. $8.

Ages 21+ only.

Nov
22
Fri
2019
Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More info from C & P:

Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice; guitarist and song stylist in the traditions of blues, folk, jazz, country, old-time, bluegrass, r&b, and rock.

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Gaybaret @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Drawing on the theatrical form of a cabaret, featuring original songs and stories laced with a bit of magic, two islanders, David Mielke and Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma, have written and will perform the premiere of their innovative show, “Gaybaret,” on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 22, 23, and 24 at Vashon Center for the Arts’ Kay Hall.

After sharing their lives for close to a decade, last year Mielke and Pruiksma took the traditional steps to sanctify their partnership through marriage. Their wedding, however, was anything but conventional. As professional performers, storytellers, musicians, and writers, the couple told the story of how they met — honoring friends, teachers, and experiences that led to their meeting and readiness to commit to a life partner — and they did so using a cabaret-style form of story and song. They called it “Gaybaret.”

“‘Gaybaret’ sounds campy and frivolous,” Mielke said, “but at the wedding, it quickly became not just that as the guests’ emotions started being tapped into. The best part was afterwards, when so many people wanted to talk about what came up for them that had nothing to do with gayness or LGBT stuff.”

That’s when the duo realized what they had created might be meaningful to a wider audience. Because the first iteration concluded with their marriage, they had to write a new ending, adding other elements, to fashion a stand-alone performance. While the show is based on their lives, Pruiksma said, it is not just a work of nonfiction; it is also a work of art.

“The artfulness opens it to other people,” he said, “so it is not just a show about LGBTQ experience, rather the art allows the specific to become universal. It is both a work of art and how art changes us and helps us grow into who we are, along with people and mentors who help us.”

Though the show is like a cabaret, it also includes ritual. With Pruiksma on piano, each performer alternately tells their own story and sings songs — about letting go of old shame and acknowledging the mystery of life. As with many rituals honoring what is known but unseen, the show bows to the joyful play of what seems to be serendipity.

“There’s a thread running through the show of openness to wonder, to the poetry of lived life,” Pruiksma said. “Our experiences may appear to be chaotic and random, but often there is some more mysterious pattern we can see or help to create that leads to unexpected gifts.”

To metaphorically, visually, express the notion of these gifts, the performers construct a bridge. When the cabaret opens, random pieces of driftwood lie scattered about stage, each symbolizing a different life experience. As the show progresses, the duo fit the pieces together, eventually forming a bridge.

“It’s a bridge that connects us,” Mielke said. “The idea is that we could see our negative experiences as stumbling blocks to trip over, or we can find a way to reimagine them, turning them into something positive to serve as steps toward where we’d like to go. If nothing else, it gives us compassion.”

That transformation, Pruiksma said, has a healing power. It leads to changes in perception of ourselves and our world, which leads to taking new actions “and living more fully in line with our deepest hopes and highest intentions.”

A deep hope and intention of the couple is to keep offering the show to others, to take it on the road.

“It is a celebration of the gifts we’ve been given by cherished friends and works of art, so it is the passing along of the gift. The gift is given by passing it along,” Pruiksma said.

“The energy of this piece is different, like it has a life of its own,” Mielke added. “Again, it is the mystery of it. I try not to analyze but just say ‘yes.’ Where there is the presence of grace or the muses, it is so juicy. You are in the flow.”

That flow also brings unexpected things, Pruiksma said, like the opportunity to hold a preview panel discussion. Pruiksma applied for and was awarded a 4Culture grant, which together with VCA and the Vashon Heritage Museum exhibit, “In and Out: Being LGBTQ on Vashon Island,” will sponsor “Prelude to a Gaybaret: A Historical Panel on the Art of Transformation.”

Five panelists panelists — Jami Sieber, Latosha Correll, Leo MacLeod, Matt Baume, and Timothy White Eagle — will discuss the art of transformation: how art helps us know ourselves more fully; how rituals like a marriage or theater offer possibilities of healing; and how we make sense of historical change in our own lives, acknowledging both the curses and blessings of the past.

The production is also hosting a drawing for an all-inclusive “Night Out on Vashon,” with a pair of tickets, dinner at May Kitchen + Bar, and luxurious accommodations at the Lodges on Vashon. Learn more and enter by November 15, 2019, at driftwoodbridge.com.

“Gaybaret: An Offering of Story and Song” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23, and at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Kay Hall. Tickets are $10-$23.

“Prelude to a Gaybaret” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Kay Hall. Tickets are free for youth age 18 and under, with a suggested donation of $10 for adults. All proceeds benefit the Vashon Heritage Museum

Mister Master, Sovereign Citizen &The NonProphets, Johndus Beckman perform @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Mister Master, Sovereign Citizen &The NonProphets, Johndus Beckman.

$8 / Age 21+

The Honky Tonkers perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 22 @ 9:00 pm

Western swing dance-a-thon with The Honky Tonkers. 9 pm at Parliament Tavern. $8.

Ages 21+ only.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Seattle Peace Chorus Presents People of the Drum @ Duwamish Tribal Services
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Seattle Peace Chorus is proud to present our up-coming concert People of the Drum, in honor of Native Americans and their contributions to our nation, community, and environment. We wish to express our solidarity with them and with their struggle for identity and cultural preservation. Our concert program represents a collaboration with our Native American communities and features music composed by Frederick N. West, the director of the Seattle Peace Chorus. Native American singers, drummers, story tellers, and tribal elders will be an integral part of our concert.

Native American tribes in the United States have struggled for years to uphold treaties that protect their rights to fishing, hunting, and preservation of their sacred grounds. This work will include poetic renderings of these and other legacies, including the Navajo prayer “Beauty before us, beauty behind us, we walk in beauty; it is finished in beauty.”

We present this concert at two Native American sites in Seattle with limited seating: Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, and the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Featured Artists
• Frederick N. West, Director Seattle Peace Chorus and composer of the musical program
• Sondra Segundo, Haida singer
• Johnny Moses, Tulalip storyteller
• Kevin Locke, Lakota hoop dancer, story teller, and Native American flute expert (Duwamish Longhouse only)
• Professional chamber orchestra
• Edie Loyer Nelson, Duwamish tribal elder

Tickets available online at Brown Paper Tickets

Thank you for your contribution and your support. Our goals of promoting peace and justice and making connections with justice-minded people of our Seattle community, our country, and the world is enhanced by your support both in attendance at our concerts and financially.

Your ticket for Sunday or Saturday is good for only the given date and venue. Seating is limited, so get your tickets as soon as possible from a chorus member, or on Brown Paper Tickets.

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Gaybaret @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Drawing on the theatrical form of a cabaret, featuring original songs and stories laced with a bit of magic, two islanders, David Mielke and Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma, have written and will perform the premiere of their innovative show, “Gaybaret,” on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 22, 23, and 24 at Vashon Center for the Arts’ Kay Hall.

After sharing their lives for close to a decade, last year Mielke and Pruiksma took the traditional steps to sanctify their partnership through marriage. Their wedding, however, was anything but conventional. As professional performers, storytellers, musicians, and writers, the couple told the story of how they met — honoring friends, teachers, and experiences that led to their meeting and readiness to commit to a life partner — and they did so using a cabaret-style form of story and song. They called it “Gaybaret.”

“‘Gaybaret’ sounds campy and frivolous,” Mielke said, “but at the wedding, it quickly became not just that as the guests’ emotions started being tapped into. The best part was afterwards, when so many people wanted to talk about what came up for them that had nothing to do with gayness or LGBT stuff.”

That’s when the duo realized what they had created might be meaningful to a wider audience. Because the first iteration concluded with their marriage, they had to write a new ending, adding other elements, to fashion a stand-alone performance. While the show is based on their lives, Pruiksma said, it is not just a work of nonfiction; it is also a work of art.

“The artfulness opens it to other people,” he said, “so it is not just a show about LGBTQ experience, rather the art allows the specific to become universal. It is both a work of art and how art changes us and helps us grow into who we are, along with people and mentors who help us.”

Though the show is like a cabaret, it also includes ritual. With Pruiksma on piano, each performer alternately tells their own story and sings songs — about letting go of old shame and acknowledging the mystery of life. As with many rituals honoring what is known but unseen, the show bows to the joyful play of what seems to be serendipity.

“There’s a thread running through the show of openness to wonder, to the poetry of lived life,” Pruiksma said. “Our experiences may appear to be chaotic and random, but often there is some more mysterious pattern we can see or help to create that leads to unexpected gifts.”

To metaphorically, visually, express the notion of these gifts, the performers construct a bridge. When the cabaret opens, random pieces of driftwood lie scattered about stage, each symbolizing a different life experience. As the show progresses, the duo fit the pieces together, eventually forming a bridge.

“It’s a bridge that connects us,” Mielke said. “The idea is that we could see our negative experiences as stumbling blocks to trip over, or we can find a way to reimagine them, turning them into something positive to serve as steps toward where we’d like to go. If nothing else, it gives us compassion.”

That transformation, Pruiksma said, has a healing power. It leads to changes in perception of ourselves and our world, which leads to taking new actions “and living more fully in line with our deepest hopes and highest intentions.”

A deep hope and intention of the couple is to keep offering the show to others, to take it on the road.

“It is a celebration of the gifts we’ve been given by cherished friends and works of art, so it is the passing along of the gift. The gift is given by passing it along,” Pruiksma said.

“The energy of this piece is different, like it has a life of its own,” Mielke added. “Again, it is the mystery of it. I try not to analyze but just say ‘yes.’ Where there is the presence of grace or the muses, it is so juicy. You are in the flow.”

That flow also brings unexpected things, Pruiksma said, like the opportunity to hold a preview panel discussion. Pruiksma applied for and was awarded a 4Culture grant, which together with VCA and the Vashon Heritage Museum exhibit, “In and Out: Being LGBTQ on Vashon Island,” will sponsor “Prelude to a Gaybaret: A Historical Panel on the Art of Transformation.”

Five panelists panelists — Jami Sieber, Latosha Correll, Leo MacLeod, Matt Baume, and Timothy White Eagle — will discuss the art of transformation: how art helps us know ourselves more fully; how rituals like a marriage or theater offer possibilities of healing; and how we make sense of historical change in our own lives, acknowledging both the curses and blessings of the past.

The production is also hosting a drawing for an all-inclusive “Night Out on Vashon,” with a pair of tickets, dinner at May Kitchen + Bar, and luxurious accommodations at the Lodges on Vashon. Learn more and enter by November 15, 2019, at driftwoodbridge.com.

“Gaybaret: An Offering of Story and Song” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23, and at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Kay Hall. Tickets are $10-$23.

“Prelude to a Gaybaret” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Kay Hall. Tickets are free for youth age 18 and under, with a suggested donation of $10 for adults. All proceeds benefit the Vashon Heritage Museum

Will Rainier & The Pines, Ouija Boob, DJ Sheila Weeeee, DJ Dead Air @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 23 @ 9:00 pm

#wesside Saturday night dance party with Will Rainier & The Pines, Ouija Boob, DJ Sheila Weeeee, DJ Dead Air. 9 pm at Parliament Tavern.

$8 / Ages 21+ only.

Nov
24
Sun
2019
Gaybaret @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Nov 24 @ 2:30 pm

Drawing on the theatrical form of a cabaret, featuring original songs and stories laced with a bit of magic, two islanders, David Mielke and Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma, have written and will perform the premiere of their innovative show, “Gaybaret,” on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 22, 23, and 24 at Vashon Center for the Arts’ Kay Hall.

After sharing their lives for close to a decade, last year Mielke and Pruiksma took the traditional steps to sanctify their partnership through marriage. Their wedding, however, was anything but conventional. As professional performers, storytellers, musicians, and writers, the couple told the story of how they met — honoring friends, teachers, and experiences that led to their meeting and readiness to commit to a life partner — and they did so using a cabaret-style form of story and song. They called it “Gaybaret.”

“‘Gaybaret’ sounds campy and frivolous,” Mielke said, “but at the wedding, it quickly became not just that as the guests’ emotions started being tapped into. The best part was afterwards, when so many people wanted to talk about what came up for them that had nothing to do with gayness or LGBT stuff.”

That’s when the duo realized what they had created might be meaningful to a wider audience. Because the first iteration concluded with their marriage, they had to write a new ending, adding other elements, to fashion a stand-alone performance. While the show is based on their lives, Pruiksma said, it is not just a work of nonfiction; it is also a work of art.

“The artfulness opens it to other people,” he said, “so it is not just a show about LGBTQ experience, rather the art allows the specific to become universal. It is both a work of art and how art changes us and helps us grow into who we are, along with people and mentors who help us.”

Though the show is like a cabaret, it also includes ritual. With Pruiksma on piano, each performer alternately tells their own story and sings songs — about letting go of old shame and acknowledging the mystery of life. As with many rituals honoring what is known but unseen, the show bows to the joyful play of what seems to be serendipity.

“There’s a thread running through the show of openness to wonder, to the poetry of lived life,” Pruiksma said. “Our experiences may appear to be chaotic and random, but often there is some more mysterious pattern we can see or help to create that leads to unexpected gifts.”

To metaphorically, visually, express the notion of these gifts, the performers construct a bridge. When the cabaret opens, random pieces of driftwood lie scattered about stage, each symbolizing a different life experience. As the show progresses, the duo fit the pieces together, eventually forming a bridge.

“It’s a bridge that connects us,” Mielke said. “The idea is that we could see our negative experiences as stumbling blocks to trip over, or we can find a way to reimagine them, turning them into something positive to serve as steps toward where we’d like to go. If nothing else, it gives us compassion.”

That transformation, Pruiksma said, has a healing power. It leads to changes in perception of ourselves and our world, which leads to taking new actions “and living more fully in line with our deepest hopes and highest intentions.”

A deep hope and intention of the couple is to keep offering the show to others, to take it on the road.

“It is a celebration of the gifts we’ve been given by cherished friends and works of art, so it is the passing along of the gift. The gift is given by passing it along,” Pruiksma said.

“The energy of this piece is different, like it has a life of its own,” Mielke added. “Again, it is the mystery of it. I try not to analyze but just say ‘yes.’ Where there is the presence of grace or the muses, it is so juicy. You are in the flow.”

That flow also brings unexpected things, Pruiksma said, like the opportunity to hold a preview panel discussion. Pruiksma applied for and was awarded a 4Culture grant, which together with VCA and the Vashon Heritage Museum exhibit, “In and Out: Being LGBTQ on Vashon Island,” will sponsor “Prelude to a Gaybaret: A Historical Panel on the Art of Transformation.”

Five panelists panelists — Jami Sieber, Latosha Correll, Leo MacLeod, Matt Baume, and Timothy White Eagle — will discuss the art of transformation: how art helps us know ourselves more fully; how rituals like a marriage or theater offer possibilities of healing; and how we make sense of historical change in our own lives, acknowledging both the curses and blessings of the past.

The production is also hosting a drawing for an all-inclusive “Night Out on Vashon,” with a pair of tickets, dinner at May Kitchen + Bar, and luxurious accommodations at the Lodges on Vashon. Learn more and enter by November 15, 2019, at driftwoodbridge.com.

“Gaybaret: An Offering of Story and Song” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23, and at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Kay Hall. Tickets are $10-$23.

“Prelude to a Gaybaret” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Kay Hall. Tickets are free for youth age 18 and under, with a suggested donation of $10 for adults. All proceeds benefit the Vashon Heritage Museum

‘Head Over Heels’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Correo Aereo performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Correo Aereo performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 3–5 pm. More from C & P:

CORREO AEREO, (Air Mail), an award winning Latin American music group, featuring Abel Rocha on Venezuelan & Mexican harp, guitar, cuatro, & voice. Madeleine Sosin on violin, maracas, bombo, jarana, voice, and sometimes Amy Denio on accordion, clarinet, bombo, & voice.

Correo Aereo makes sumptuously soulful music in Mexican, Argentinian & Venezuelan folk traditions and creates original work. Their music has beauty, depth, nuance, complexity and playfulness – It is music of and in love with the Earth. Music which de-colonizes, uplifts and celebrates the solidarity of all Peoples everywhere who love and stand in and for the web of Life and each other! …“Listening to their performance one can unite space and time across cultures”, writes Dr. Juan Tony Guzman, Dean of Jazz Dept., Luther College.

Nov
25
Mon
2019
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
27
Wed
2019
The Super Krewe performs @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 27 @ 9:00 pm

Brass band pre-turkey party with the rump-shakin’ The Super Krewe. 9 pm at Parliament Tavern.

$8 / Ages 21+ only.

Nov
29
Fri
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Citizens of Earth performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Citizens of Earth performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Citizens of Earth is a mostly acoustic trio. They cover songs from 60’s to present and write and play their own brand of classic acoustic rock.

Jon Wall, bass, vocals
Jason Shirley, guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals
Roxanne Dahl, percussion, guitar, vocals
Citizens of Earth
citizensofearthband.com

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

The Mrs. Bill Larsens, Velveteen Lotharios, The Aion Frequency performs @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring The Mrs. Bill Larsens, Velveteen Lotharios, and The Aion Frequency.

$8 / Ages 21+

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Gary Benson’s Christmas Show @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Local singer/songwriter Gary Benson will give warm and cozy holiday performance at the C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) November 1st, 7–9 pm. More from C & P:

Gary Benson – Solo performer in the style of: Beatles, Shawn Colvin, James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, Rolling Stones, Carolyn Arends and other folk singers. The music I grew up with and the current songs I love.

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

‘Head Over Heels’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Burgundy Pearl Trio performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Burgundy Pearl performs at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor). More info from C & P:

Burgundy Pearl Trio is Ron Dalton, Peggy Sullivan and Robin McGillveray. We offer strong harmony arrangements, and play guitar and stand-up bass. We include a wide variety of song including originals, 1970’s pop-folk, and older vintage material.

Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center

Dec
5
Thu
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Bill Davie performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy Bill Davie (Alternative Folk Singer/songwriter/poet acoustic guitar and vocals) at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a holiday arts & crafts fair!

December 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

A free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more!

Free: Earthquake home retrofit class @ Hiawatha Community Center
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Learn how to assess your home to determine if it needs a structural seismic retrofit, and learn about the retrofit process.

Help reduce damage caused during an earthquake. Learn to become an informed consumer or how to do home retrofit yourself. Retrofit experts will show how to assess your home’s needs and how to use the City of Seattle’s pre-engineered Home Retrofit plans to permit and retrofit your home.

Learn more about the retrofit process and the city plan set at the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections website http://www.seattle.gov/sdci/permits/permits-we-issue-(a-z)/earthquake-home-retrofit-permit

Travis Hartnett & the Plywood Monkeys performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Travis Hartnett & the Plywood Monkeys perform Hillbilly New Wave Jazz at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek @ Camp Long
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Fall nature outings are open for registration now!  Sign up for the popular nighttime walks, bird tours, mushroom walks, and so much more…

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

Longfellow Creek is a major waterway in West Seattle. It is also a little piece of the wild in the middle of the city. Coho salmon migrate up this waterway; beavers build dams and lodges on this creek; owls hunt for food along this artery. Explore a portion of this urban wilderness with a Seattle Urban Nature Guide. Look for seasonal changes and get to know some of your wild neighbors.

Be prepared to do some hiking over uneven terrain on this program.

Ages 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

‘Head Over Heels’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Curls Night Out at VAIN
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VAIN and our favorite curly hair product line DevaCurl will be hosting a fun night out to celebrate curls!

DevaCurl educators and VAIN’s own curly experts will be on hand to offer advice and tutorials to create perfect curly styles. Have a burning curly hair question? Please bring it to us! Free gifts with purchase – Curl instruction and 15% off all DevaCurl products for one night only. Refreshments and treats will be served!

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

West Seattle Winter Night Market @ Sanctuary at Admiral
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Just in time to get all your holiday shopping done, join Flock Collective for our seasonal curated pop-up market featuring over 20 local artists, makers, and bakers. Grab a beverage and browse handmade jewelry, candles, handbags, clothing and much more.

This event is free and all are welcome!

Pop-up Jewelry Show at VAIN
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pop-up Jewelry show with Mary Stone from An Occasional Dream. Turn your style volume up to 11 with this acrylic rock and roll fantasy jewelry.

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

‘Head Over Heels’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center

Dec
19
Thu
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
20
Fri
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
21
Sat
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
22
Sun
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
26
Thu
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 26 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
27
Fri
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 27 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Dec
29
Sun
2019
‘Head Over Heels’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Dec 29 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Head Over Heels

Songs by The GoGo’s
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived & Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Tony Award-winning writer (Jeff Whitty)
Seattle premiere

A hilarious, exuberant musical that will get you grooving in your seat, Head Over Heels follows a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the revolution they need is within their own hearts. From the visionaries who rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening, this bold and fierce new musical comedy—set to the iconic music of the 80s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,”—is a spirited and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties.

Nov 21 – Dec 29, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Characters clash, split and recombine in the time-honored tradition of Shakespeare’s great cross-dressing comedies “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It.” […] here is the go-for-broke exuberance that made the Go-Go’s so irresistible.” – The New York Times

“A technicolor category unto itself […] The show is an ode to female independence with the winking spirit of a Shakespearean fairy and the neon edge of a rebellious ‘80s teenager, teaming up to beckon people into the woods.” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Jan
3
Fri
2020
Siggie The Vintage Man – live show and CD release party @ Pacific Room Alki
Jan 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Siggie the Vintage Man performs live at Pacific Room Alki during his CD Release Party!

Reserved table $12 + service fee

Reserved Tickets here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/siggie-the-vintage-man-album-release-show-at-pacific-room-alki-tickets-75232176465

You receive a free CD with all paid tickets at door or reserved.

www.siggiethevintageman.rocks www.siggiethevintageman.com