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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 first Monday, 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).
Fall main stage show - 2016 theme: comedy Comedy COMEDY - Z presents
Devil Boys From Beyond

September 29 - October 15, 2016 at Eclectic Theater, 1214 10th Ave. New York Reporter Matilda Van Buren has come to the hick town of Lizard Lick Florida to break the story that aliens have invaded!
100% of the proceeds will support Cupid's Landing
Vegan Wine & Cheese Tasting

October 5, 2016, 6-8pm at Washington Building, 1019 Pacific Ave Ste 1204, Tacoma. local wine from Klickitat Canyon Winery, and pair it with delectable vegan cheeses and fruit. Klickitat Canyon is an eco-friendly winery located in Stevenson, Washington on the Columbia River Gorge. All of their wines are 100% vegan. Tickets: $10.
Monthly Celebration: Pop/ Camp/ Gay/ Underground/ Trash Culture; 60-70s & Beyond
The Gay Uncle Time

October 5, 2016, 7pm at The Jewel Box Theater, 2322 2nd Ave. A monthly celebration of Pop, Underground, Camp, Gay and Trash Culture of the 60s, 70s and beyond.... Every first Wednesday of the month - November 2, December 7, 2016 + January 4, 2017.
Get away to the gay outdoors
Triangle Recreation Camp - Season Closing

October 8, 2016 Last RV camping Saturday night. Summer months 2017 wilderness camping, hiking, 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. See website:
The Northwest Bears
Backyard Barbecue

October 8, 2016, 2pm-8pm at The house of Stan and John, 29616 20th Ave S, Federal Way, WA. Hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, and cole slaw provided. They also have a fire, a hot tub, and shelter from the rain. Come over, hang out, and get a tour of the vegetable garden. Please bring a side dish, beverage, or dessert. Board games and card games also welcome. RSVP:
DJs Tommy K & GingerBear + Hot Performances with Bawdyboys: Anuar, Aaron & Cass
BawdyHaus Shirts Off. Pants Off. Party!

October 8, 2016, 8pm-2:30am, Seattle Eagle. BAWDYHAUS is back, taking things off for more filthy fun as DJ GingerBear (Van) + furry talented Tommy K get down to some dirty beats, and sexy dancers go-go for your lusty eyes. Come early (come often), space is limited. 8pm $8/ $10 after. REAL men of all shapes, sizes and color. REAL good times. Wear/ not wear whatever makes YOU comfortable!
Timbre Room & Arson Nicki present a new night
Rapture: A Queer Avant Garde Extravaganza

October 8, 2016, 10pm-2am at Timbre Room, 1809 Minor Ave. Queer evening/ avant garde experimentation, boundary-bursting drag performance, dark techno dance vibes + photos and curated runway, so get. your. look! Host: Arson Nicki. Guests: Queen Dan'l + Minerva Markos. Music: Cookie Couture (Reese Umbaugh) + French Inhale.
presented by Opulent Temple
OT's Annual After-Party at The Great Northern

October 9, 2016, 9pm-2:30am, Great Northern, 119 Utah St. After a day of street side renewal, dusty laden party people save some mojo for a smooth party transition. The party is always insta-vibe as everyone comes in dressed desert proper and warmed up from the previous festivities and jump right in for more. DJs Brian Peek, Brian Williams, Ico, Dulce Vita, ELiKi + silent disco outside.
QTPOC-focused comedy/variety show, happening every 2nd Wednesday of the month
Fist & Shout

October 12, 2016, 7:30pm at The Rendezvous. Co-hosted/produced by comedians/performers/babes/besties Marita DeLeon (Queerz: We’re Hilarious!) + Elicia Sanchez (Autostraddle). Showcase of all the ways we struggle, survive, and make fools of ourselves on a day to day basis.
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.
ʟᴏs ᴀɴɢᴇʟᴇs sᴀɴ ғʀᴀɴᴄɪsᴄᴏ sᴇᴀᴛᴛʟᴇ
GROWLr RoughHouse: Seattle

October 15, 2016, 9pm-2am at Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Ave. "...a fun new friendly party for men coming to major cities in the US and around the world." DJs Nick Bertossi (Vancover) + Medic (SF) + guest hosts and go-go guys.
A Free Event
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 20, 2016, 6:30pm at Cuff. The cult movie screens, with interactive props provided and performance by The BlueMouseKeepers.
Seattle's Premier Non-Cult Drag Haus: Cult-themed Pre-Halloween-a-palooza
Glitterbeast: WE ARE A CULT

October 16, 2016, 7-10pm at Unicorn. SPOOPY fun with performers enrolled to enlighten, we welcome you to don a robe and join us for The Haus of Glitterbeasts Pre-Halloween candel-lit experience! Hosted by Queen Dan'L. Perfomers: Butylene O'Kipple, Minerva Marcos, Veronica Electronica, Harmonious Leigh and Melodious Leigh. Special guest video installation: Collide-O-Scope.
Flim by Amy Enser - The Buckaroos: a theatrical cowboy-western variety show
The Long Haul Live

October 18, 2016, 9:30pm. THE FULL MONTY meets the (very) Wild West: an interactive live performance/ experimental documentary about 6 average joes baring souls + then some. Film follows visionaries behind Moulin Rouge–inspired Can Can cabaret, reimagining the male revue. Beneath cowboy hats/ bedazzled thongs: explore masculinity/sexuality through vulnerabilities of each Buckaroo.
TWIST Closing Night Film
The Pass - by Ben A Williams

October 23, 2016, 6:30-9pm at Seattle Cinerama. Russell Tovey delivers a knockout performance as an eager yet deeply conflicted soccer pro grappling with his sexuality in the spotlight. Opens with young Jason and teammate Ade one tense evening before a match that will make or break their careers. Blowing off steam amped-up horseplay leads to homoerotic friction. Neither is prepared.
STG Presents in association with Murray & Peter Season 8
John Cleese & Eric Idle

October 26-27, 2016, 7:30pm at Moore Theatre, 1932 2nd Ave. Founding members of Monty Python, among the godfathers of modern comedy, helped pioneer an irreverent, absurdist sensibility now emulated by comics around the world. Writers, performers, producers of Spamalot, Fish Called Wanda, Fawlty Towers, The Rutles.Tickets: $59.50-99.50. Oct 28th at INB Performing Arts Centre, Spokane.
The Dead Zone & They Live
Stranger Things '80s Film Fest

October 30, 2016, 1-5:30pm at The Seattle Public Library, 1000 4th Ave. A festival of chilling 80’s films inspired by hit TV show. Three double-feature matinees celebrate mid-80’s classics. Join horror screenwriter Ramon Isao to experience the terror of Hallowe’en and Election Day with Stephen King’s The Dead Zone (1983) + John Carpenter’s They Live (1988).
Taylor Dean Westerlund presents
Sinister Sisters - or Fables from the Corner of Fifth & Folly

November 4-5, 2016, 10pm, TOJ, One-hour farcical romp, in the spirit of commedia del’arte/ clown, explores self-hatred of the human race through eyes of six eccentrics: renegade nuns cleansing their city of sin; bumbling detectives trying to rid the streets of crime; a germophobe who can never be clean enough; and a grimy Birdlady forsaking her species for the company of pigeons.
"...we will TOTALLY MASHUP the 90s!"
Glitterbeast: Captain Planet

November 6, 2016, 7-10pm, Unicorn. Haus of Glitterbeast/ Captain Planet/ 90s Vogue-o-synthesis: cartoons, TV shows, fads, 90s products. Drag, boylesque, puppets, bad Furby costume. Butch Alice, Veronica Electronica, Haus of Glitterbeasts Sister-Wives. Performers: Londyn Bradshaw -Kwame; Jax Mourningwood -Wheeler; Tyler Condon/Stacy Starstruck -Linka; Denny Le -Gi Fraya Love -Ma-Ti.
Hosted by Dan Savage
The Stranger’s Election Night Party

November 8, 2016, 4pm-1am at The Showbox, 1426 1st Avenue. You might need a drink for this one…. Come on down, grab a drink, and watch the election results with The Stranger. This free event will be hosted by Dan Savage, and will have a large TV for live coverage, so we can all watch and stick this one out together.
The traveling fetish party from Montréal
Testostérone GEAR

November 12, 2016, 10pm-3am at Seattle Eagle. Make fetish fantasies come true in this underground men's event. STRICT DRESS CODE: leather, rubber, jockstrap, military, uniform, singlet, sport gear, underwear (NO street clothes/tee shirts!). A manly environment - no perfumes/ colognes. BEATS: DJ Ron Hamelin (Montréal). Pour l'Amour de la des Hommes.
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Bearracuda - Black Friday Beef Ball

November 25, 2016, 9pm - late at CHOP SUEY, 1325 E. Madison. Party for bears, cubs, otters, beefcakes and other wildlife, with DJs Paul Goodyear (Sydney) + Matt Stands. Tickets: $6 before 10pm, $10 after.
Immersive/ pervasive approach, invites the audience to experience the events

December 1-4, 2016, TOJ. Confronting radical social injustice of our time on the battleground of the bared human form. The work brings the vitality and immediacy of the human sexual experience to theatre. Sinner Saint has pioneered movement­-based topical narrative theatre since 2011. Unavoidable, deep, personal questions about how we all contribute to cultural/ societal paradigms.
STG Presents "The Pope of Trash" with a Joye
A John Waters Christmas

December 2, 2016, 8-11pm, Neptune Theatre. Unforgettable night of holiday mischief; a critically acclaimed one man show, poking fun at the holiday season/ putting the X in Xmas with adult-appropriate humor. The cult classic filmmaker, regarded as a shocking entertainer, carefully chooses his material and exploits it through a dirty lens with a  religious fanaticism for Santa Claus.
Paul Caldwell's Debut Season
Silver & Soul

December 4-22, 2016, 8pm at Benaroya Hall. Seattle Men's Chorus’ signature holiday concert shimmers with the sounds of favorite carols and shakes with a fresh and soulful celebration of the season. Next: April 1-2, 2017 at McCaw Hall - Born This Way - inspirational multimedia concert; June 23-24, 2017 at McCaw Hall - Bette, Babs & Beyoncè - plus more iconic divas.
A panel discussion
Women's Prisons, Art and Queerness

December 10, 2016, 1-4pm at Seattle University Wyckoff Auditorium. Hosted by film project Boys on the Inside, brings together different community members working on themes around women's prisons, creative expression and queer/LGBT identity. A panel discussion and Q&A. Special thanks to Seattle University and Jodi O'Brien for hosting the event.
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.
Be a SIFFter!
Seattle International Film Festival 2017

May - June, 2017, the largest film festival in the USA. Past years have presented 406 films over 25 days, 73 premieres, more than 600 screenings + special events at SIFF 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:
A community toast to summer!
Fremont Fair

June 16-18, 2017, annual Summer Solstice 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.
The largest Pride Street Festival in the Northwest!
Capitol Hill Pride Festival March & Rally 2017

June 24-25, 2017 (TBC), SAT 10am-11pm, SUN 10am-7pm. Six blocks on Broadway - food, vendors and entertainment on the Main Stage; Doggie Drag Contest; live local music, food from over 150 booths of restaurants. Open to everyone, LGBT, straight and anyone/ any background.
The Many Faces of Pride!
Pride Parade and Picnic 2017

June 25, 2017 (TBC), Seattle Pride Parade normally kicks off at 11am from 4th Ave at Union, north along 4th to Denny Way. 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.
Holland America Eurodam - Magical Scenery - Endless Adventures
RSVP Summer in Alaska Bear Cruise

August 5-12, 2017. Combines modern and classic features, panoramic ocean views, large balcony staterooms, two expansive pool decks (one with retractable dome cover), fine restaurants, unique entertainment, world-class spa - the perfect ship for 2,100 LGBT guests to explore Alaska. Enjoy great scenery, kayak through calm sea waters or hike trails filled with fascinating wildlife.
Now in its 47th year - At Seattle Center
Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival

September 1-3, 2017. 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: