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December 5, 12:30-1:30 PM

Since 2006 this group has been spreading its warm brand of Seattle soul, rhythm and hip-hop to Reno, Tahoe, the Northwest and Shanghai. 

December 5-7 at 7:30 PM

Seattle’s own challenger to the satirical throne of Lenny Bruce is a favorite of Letterman, Kimmel, Conan, John Oliver, The Seattle Times and The New York Times. If you want some thought-provoking comedy, this is the man to see. 

 

December 5 at 7:30 PM

The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner gives the inside scoop on how to live in this age of high-speed acceleration—a perfect topic for the holidays.

December 6 at 6:30 PM

Seattle’s renowned TheFilmSchool creates community among aspiring screenwriting students and seasoned instructors by bringing industry pros to share their wisdom on the first Tuesday of every month.

 

December 6-7, 7:30 PM

There’s an old saying, “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” To quote Mike Tyson. It’s also the title of eight-string guitar virtuoso Charlie Hunter’s new release. 

 

December 6 at 7:30 PM

This performance is a search for identity and acceptance through movement, music and Haitian folklore by activist and spoken-word artist Marc Bamuthi-Joseph and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain. 

 

December 7-11, times vary

In this house, Dinah Washington’s voice is God, and viewers bear witness to a world of religious drag ritual, where survival is the only option. New York City playwright Jerome A. Parker and Seattle director Andrew Russell bring the stories of five black drag queens to life, setting them to Washington’s music. 

 

December 7 - December 30, 2 - 7 PM (Wed - Sat.)

12/7–12/30 This interdisciplinary artist and performer explores art history, cinema, poetry and literature through hauntingly beautiful video paintings. bridge.productions

December 8 - 24, times vary

Lisa Koch and Peggy Platt of Dos Fallopia fame present the Dweeb Girls of Camp Stillasqueemish, the Sequim Gay Men’s Chorus, the country duo The Spudds in Spudd Trek and gags that may not be appropriate for those younger than 14, though aimed straight at everybody’s bratty inner child. Koch and Platt (voted Seattle’s top comic nine times) have opened for Steve Martin, Jay Leno, Cyndi Lauper and Indigo Girls. 

 

December 8 - 18, 7:30 PM

Tchaikovsky meets Def Leppard, Ozzy and Aerosmith, and Clairol turns jailbird in this much-demanded reboot of the irreverent parody of the classic by serious local choreographers Diana Cardiff, Sara Jinks, Jana Hill and Matt Mulkerin.