Must Geek Out
Saturday (7/23) - Hello Earth Productions is bringing back their ode to trekkies everywhere with another round of live performaces of classic Star Trek episodes. On this weekend’s docket is “This Side of Paradise,” an exercise which one cast member described aptly: “It's like performing Shakespeare for a group of Elizabethan-focused English Doctorates. And you're a native Russian speaker.” Free. 7 p.m. Lavizzo Park, Central District.
14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival
Friday & Saturday (7/22 & 7/23) - Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind theater festival, where “impromptu” takes on a whole new meaning. This year gals (7/22 & 7/23) and guys (7/29 & 7/30) will duke it out with a roster includes a massive cast of local actors who will wow you with their speed. $20 online, $25 at the door. 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S. www.brownpapertickets.com
Bollywood Night at SAAM
Friday (7/22) - The Seattle Asian Art Museum presents Taal, a classic 1999 Hindi flick about a folk singer and the two men after her heart. A vibrant story that touches on themes of class and unrequited love--and of course, a fair dose of spontaneous dance. Bollywood fans would be wise to bring a blanket to Volunteer park for this crowd-pleaser. Free. 9:30 p.m. The Ampitheater at Volunteer Park, Capitol Hill.
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