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Seattle Bars, Clubs & Resto Lounges
DailyXtra Bar Events Listings

See daily events listings for bars and clubs in Seattle at the link below + Olympia, Spokane, and Tacoma. An editor's pick of events during the year follows.
Sing along with Three Dollar Cinema

Every second SUNDAY, 7pm at RE-BAR, 1114 Howell St. Doors 6:30. A monthly sing along event presented by Three Dollar Bill Cinema. Sing along to your favorite numbers from American musicals, cult classics and foreign hits. Cover: $8 ($5 for Three Dollar Bill Cinema members). Starting January 4, 2016, Cineoke will happen every FIRST MONDAY 7pm at RE-BAR.
Play by Aaron Posner, directed by Jessica Kubzansky
Stupid Fucking Bird

April 8 - May 8, 2016, at ACT Theater, 700 Union St. Chekhov’s story of love, art, and a hapless bird gets a contemporary facelift. On a country estate, young and old battle in a heartbreaking, hilarious, sort-of-adaptation of The Seagull. Winner of the 2014 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play; about our longing to love and be loved.
Thirsty Girl & Daniel Nardicio present
Seattle Boylesque Festival

April 28, 2016 at Re-bar + April 29, 2016 at The Triple Door. The second annual show. "Equal parts striptease, circus act, and comedy routine, the nascent sibling of burlesque is finally turning heads." -- Details Magazine. "Start saving up those singles, boys–you're gonna wanna make it rain!" --
Dapper Down's 1st all-ages event: "smoking hot" fire shows/ drag/ food...

May 6, 2016, 3-10pm at Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Pl. Awesome day/night - good food, new friends and "smoking hot," entertainment ....ON THE BEACH! Amazing fire and drag performances + great food grilled up by Tricky Dick Dodger! Suggested $5 donation = FULL plate of food + drinks (no worries if you don't have it ). BYOB (Bring Your own Blanket).
Seattle Men in Leather
Lost Boys & Puppies

May 6, 2016, 9pm-2am, Seattle Eagle. Horny pups/boys' night to gear up, socialize, sniff out trouble on the back deck with Seattle Leather Daddy Kelley + Seattle Daddy's boy Jason to find that Alpha for the night or lifetime. Official SML event/ membership not required/ no dress code, but sports kit, jocks, harnesses, leather, rubber, or other fetish best to enjoy the evening.
The Roaring 20s
Seattle Men's Chorus - 20th Annual Dinner & Auction

May 7, 2016, 5:30-10pm at Fremont Studios, 155 N 35th St. Get all hotsy-totsy, grab some giggle water, and be ready to spend some clams for an evening in support of the Choruses. Live and silent auctions, delectable dinner, live entertainment, and a toast to Dennis Coleman. Hosted bar, Hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, Four-course dinner, Live entertainment by the Choruses.
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Bearracuda - Underwear Night

May 7, 2016, 9pm-2:30am at Seattle Eagle. Party for bears, cubs, otters, beefcakes and other wildlife, with DJs Louis Lennon (London) + Freddy, King of Pants. Tickets: $6 before 10pm, $8 after.
Stiffed! Mother's Day Tea Dance

May 8, 2016, 4-9pm at Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Ave. The original Timberline Tea Dance DJ DANA DUB joins forces with PAVONE for an afternoon of disco revelry and love! Enjoy $1 draft beers all day on a dance floor filled with classic dance music and friendly faces. No Cover! $1 Beer Bust -21+
Opening Night of Translations Film Festival
MAJOR! - Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

May 12, 2016, 7pm at Egyptian Theatre, 805 E Pine St. Film explores life/campaigns of black transgender elder/activist known as “Mama.” Fierce 40+ year advocate for her girls - trans women of color survivors of police brutality/ held in men’s prisons; Stonewall Rebellion veteran; Attica State Prison survivor; former sex worker; icon of the queer rights movement.
Seattle Transgender Film Festival - Hosted by Three Dollar Bill Cinema
Translations 2016

May 12-15, 2016, at Northwest Film Forum: MAJOR!, Deconstructing Zoe, Deep Run, Everyone In Between, Allergies, A Womb of Their Own, Say U Will, Girls Lost, Elise, Mx Pink, Her Story, Ain't I A Woman?, Pay it No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P Johnson, The Dancer & The Crow, Third Person, What's A Gender?, Mirco, An Afternoon with Rhys Ernst + Radiant Rebels Shorts....
Get ready to kiss - photos by Nark Magazine
Make Out Party Seattle!

May 13, 2016, 9pm-3am, Seattle Eagle. Stop flappin' your lips/ start smackin' - 2nd Fridays. For every new person you make out with in the photobooth get a free boozey jello shot - START FLIRTING! Seattle's favorite TONGUE BATH. GUESTS: RIFF-RAFF (Bottom Forty, Night Crush). Host: Nark. Go-go boys + everyone you ever wanted to make out with ever, all in one place.
2nd chance: Dan Savage's Sexiest, Funnest, Most Creative Dirty Short Movie Fest
HUMP! Film Festival Rescreen

May 13-14, 2016, at SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave North. Ordinary people from all over the Pacific NW become weekend porn stars, making 5-minute dirty movies for cash prizes! Films run the gamut of LGBT+S sexual styles; funny, thought-provoking, sad, artistic, outrageous, and sexy-because they're real- created and performed by sex-positive people.
Opulent Temple Seattle presents
Sacred Dance - 5th Annual White Party

May 14, 2016, 9pm-3am. Canvas. A white oasis of art, beauty + eclectic finery. Attendees in creative/ fabulous interpretations of white attire - the vibe electric. Bathe in light, dance/ connect/ awaken w/ Syd Gris (SF), Ian Powers, Brian Williams (SF), White Lightning (LA/SEA), Kyle Douglas, FaDiem, Stunning visuals/ performance/ ambient art in motion. Creative White attire requested.
Work-in-Progress screening with Q&A
Boys on the Inside

May 15, 2016, 3pm Northwest Film Forum. Feature documentary film about 'boy' culture in Washington State women's prisons. Work-in-progress screening focused on initial character profiles within the film. Post-screening Q&A. Facilitated by Marilyn Freeman (Wovie Productions, Olympia), w/ Director/Producer Elliat Graney-Saucke + Main Character/Producer Sebastian Raine.
Be a SIFFter!
Seattle International Film Festival 2016

May 19 - June 12, 2016, the largest film festival in the USA. Past years have presented 406 films over 25 days, 73 premieres, more than 600 screenings & special events atSIFF Film Center, SIFF Cinema Uptown, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, the MOHAI, Neptune Theatre, and AMC Pacific Place. Passes and ticket packages on sale starting October. See website for 2016 program details as announced:
JAMAF 2016
Japanese Anime & Manga Arts Festival

May 20-21, 2016, 5pm at Jackson Conference Center, Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St. Panels, performances in celebration of anime, manga + Japanese cultural arts. Artists, lectures, presentations, drawing demonstration by guest of honor, manga artist Yoshimi Kurata; Kabuki Academy dance performance; Tea House; food vendors; Yukata dress-Up; manga swap. Free/ open to the public.
DAMN DAPPER.... back at it again with.....
That big QUEER foam party!

May 21, 2016, 9:30pm-3am at ReBar. YOU WILL GET WET.. Tank tops, shorts + TOWELS recommended. STOP LIGHT RULES (optional) clothing/ body paint/ glowsticks/ etc): RED = TAKEN/NOT SINGLE; YELLOW = TAKEN or IT"S COMPLICATED; GREEN = SINGLE AND READY TO MINGLE! Glowsticks encouraged. DJs: GENE LEE, FRED EDDISON, DANEGARFIELDWILSON, TOYA B. Eye candy dancers. 21+ $10, $15 w/ glowsticks.
OutRight / Gay City Film Screening
Stories Of Our Lives

May 26, 2016, 6pm at Gay City Health Project, 517 E Pike St. Five vignettes based on true stories collected for the Stories Of Our Lives project. Short films made from among the hundreds of vivid, compelling true stories about queer life in Kenya. The first feature film by Gay City and OutRight International as a collective, in Partnership with Uhai/EASHRI and Big World Cinema.
Get away to the gay outdoors
Triangle Recreation Camp

May 27 - September 5, 2016 wilderness camping, hiking, and river sports in Bender Creek, 21 miles east of Granite Falls, WA, near ice caves, waterfalls and Monte Cristo ghost town. Memorial Day Weekend; June Gayzebo Pink Party; July Black Forest + Bears in the Woods + Friends and Family; August Foam Party; Labor Day Weekend Mardi Gras. More TBA - see website:
The Homobiles, Cockeye, & My Parade
Live Show in the GA(Y)RAGE

June 4, 2016, 9pm at Repair Revolution, 2437 6th Ave S. ALL AGES SHOW - The Homobiles - QUEER PUNK SUPERGROUP (SF)
COCKEYE - queercore punx (PDX) - My Parade - an all people of color dance punk band (SEA) - $8 - right by the SODO light rail stop.
A community toast to summer!
Fremont Fair

June 17-19, 2016, Summer Solstice, annual weekend events. Eclectic celebrations in the self-proclaimed “center of the universe.” Craft & art booths, street performers, bands, main stage entertainment, beer garden, wacky-decorated cars, free-spirited Saturday noon Solstice Parade.
It only happens once a year!
The Totally Gay Sing Along

June 23, 2016, 8-11pm at Central Cinema, 1411 21st Ave. Returning, fiercier than EVER with over 25 videos; featuring divas, foot stompers, hunks and camp classics you won't be able to keep the gay off of ya! Go over the rainbow and around again, with classic cuts from Judy, Babs & Miss Ross! Think DISCO!! Think BROADWAY! All SUBTITLED for your sing-along enjoyment.
"BACK at our original home for one night!"
Bearracuda: PRIDE SEATTLE!

June 24, 2016, 9pm at Chop Suey, 1325 E Madison St. Party for bears, cubs and friends. DJs Matt Consola (SF) + Matt Stands. Lights by Pacific NW Laser. Hundreds of guys ALL NIGHT! HOT GO-GO Bears. Advance $10 ticket holders (from
skip the line to the front.
Seattle Pride Weekend // Boat Party
Nark Mag PRIDE CRUISE 2016

June 25, 2016, 2-6pm on The Islander Yacht, 1611 Fairview Ave E. Annual water-based shenanigan fest SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR, space is limited so confirm your spot on this scantily clad summer sunshine booze cruise NOW! Featuring: VICKI POWELL, WESLEY HOLMES, JIMI JAXON.Host: NARK. The boat leaves the dock at 3pm sharp!
The largest Pride Street Festival in the Northwest!
Capitol Hill Pride Festival March & Rally 2016

June 25-26, 2016, SAT 10am-11pm, SUN 10am-7pm. Six blocks on Broadway - food, vendors and entertainment, featuring Revisit Steppenwolf 8-10pm on the Main Stage; Doggie Drag Contest; live local music, food from over 150 booths of restaurants. Open to everyone, LGBT, straight and anyone of any background.
The Many Faces of Pride!
Pride Parade and Picnic 2016

June 26, 2016, Seattle Pride Parade will kick off from 4th Ave at Union, north along 4th to Denny Way. A Rain or Shine event. Pride Picnic earlier in the month at Volunteer Park in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, live entertainment, music, and food. See the website for past years photos and more about this year's celebrations.
Now in its 46th year - At Seattle Center
Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival

September 2-4, 2016. Annual Labor Day events at the Seattle Center -  Seattle's big music and arts festival takes place at Seattle Center with includes live music, comedy, theatre, film, visual arts, and dance performances. Associated concerts all summer long. See the full schedule at their website:
The 21st annual
Twist - Seattle Queer Film Festival 2016

October 13-23, 2016, the largest event of it's kind in the Pacific Northwest, 11 days showcasing the latest and greatest in queer film, from major releases to emerging talent. See their website for previous year archives, and upcoming films, venues and schedules.
American musical by John Cameron Mitchell & Stephen Trask
Hedwig and the Angry Inch

December 13-18, 2016, 7:30pm, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny, this genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with a pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. Coming: Feb 21-26, 2017 - Rent; Jun 13-25, 2017 - Cabaret.
A space for Asian American voices, perspectives and histories
Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2017

February, 2017 (TBC) at Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill. With 50 films on the program this past year, including the best in recent independent cinema by and about Asian Americans - screening independent films that reflect the diversity and richness of the city’s Asian American community. Many films accompanied by panel discussions and director Q&A.