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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).
Tuesdays 8-11pm at the world famous Unicorn/Narwhal. A circus-themed world full of games, booze and Drag Queens! Fun Games, Audience participation and PRIZES! Mimosas Cabaret 1-4pm Saturdays + Sundays weekly Drag Brunch $24.95 with LIVE singing and LIVE music; $12 all you can eat Mama Buffet 1-3:30pm.
September 29 - October 14, 2017, 8pm at the Ballard Underground. Brought together by love despite their differences in religion, Adam and Luke have the limits of their romance tested when a serious accident forces Adam to lean on Luke's flighty but warm mother, and his religious father. A tender tale of hope and family in dark times; witty dialogue and unflinching honesty.
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2017, 8-11pm. A circus-themed world of games, booze and Drag Queens! Different audience participation games each week/ bi-weekly rotation. Tuesday Drag Queenn Bingo! Hosted by the Ravishing Ruby Bouché + the hilarious Abbey Roads! Next date: Nov 7th.
October 11, 2017, 7:30pm at The Rendezvous. Co-hosted/produced by comedians/performers/babes/besties Marita DeLeon (Queerz: We’re Hilarious!) + Elicia Sanchez (Autostraddle). Showcasing ways we struggle, survive, and make fools of ourselves on a day to day basis. Food and beverages.
October 12-22, 2017, 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.
October 14, 2017, 9pm-2am 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 Musique.....et des Hommes.
October 18, 2017, 6:30pm at The Federal Way Village Inn Restaurant, 31711 Pacific Highway S. Located just west of the Federal Way Transit Center, served by numerous bus routes from University District, Lakewood and points between. Wednesday evening is pie night: one free slice of fruit pie with the order of an entrée. Each pays with separate checks. No reservation necessary.
October 21, 2017, 6-10pm at Neighbours. Dance Party rush of fun/ friendly energy! Diverse mix of fun-loving women of all stripes - an entire community of women, lesbians, trans individuals, and queers come together in joy/ love/ solidarity with top 40, EDM, trip hop, hip hop + more each month. DJ Wild Fire. Cis gender males/ biological men not allowed. Next: Nov 18th; Dec 2nd + 16th.
October 21, 2017, 9pm-3am at Seattle Eagle. Calling all wrestlers, horny dudes and guys who wanna strip off some clothes and assume the position. DJ PARTY BEN will be serving up the heat. Hott go-go dancer GOGO CHRISTOPHER will be a feast for your eyes - not to mention all the hot guys in singlets throughout the room. Cover $6 from 9pm/ $8 after 11pm.
October 26 - November 12, 2017, various times, at On The Boards Theater, Lower Queen Anne. 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.
October 27, 2017, 8pm-1:30am at Neumos. Combination drag pageant, freak show, runway walk-off and look-fest in a perverted Pacific NW fashion. Uncensored spectacle of cosmic proportions/ gag-worthy abomination of heathens setting the stage and runway ablaze with high-art drag and costumery, dance battles and walk-offs. The crowd and judges pick which contestant gets the $1,000 prize.
December 10-23, 2017 at Benaroya Hall. This year: favorite carols and beloved classics with an infusion of the warmth of brass and a pinch of sass! Featuring a soaring gospel arrangement of “Joy to the World,” the cheeky and cheerful “A Super Gay Christmas,” plus a down and dirty Dixie styling of “Let It Snow.” Next: April 7-8, 2018 - Not In Our Town.
Mid-February, 2018 (TBC) at Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill. With 50 films on the 4-day 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.
May - June, 2018, the largest film festival in the USA. Past year presented more than 400 films from 80 countries over 25 days 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 2018 program details as announced:
June 16-17, 2018, 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.
June 23, 2018 (TBC), SAT 10am-10pm, on Six blocks along Broadway, with 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.
June 24, 2018 (TBC), Seattle Pride Parade normally kicks off Sunday 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.
August 31 - September 2, 2018 (TBC). 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: