APRIL CALENDAR IS UP!
MULTIPLE ARTS: Yəhaw̓ – Indigenous Creatives UNTIL AUGUST 3RD – TOP FLOOR KING STREET STATION + OTHER LOCATIONS Yəhaw̓ is an Indigenous-led, yearlong project that includes satellite installations, performances, workshops and trainings, artists-in-residence, art markets, a publication, and partner events at more than twenty-five sites across Coast Salish territories and beyond. The gallery features work from over 200 exhibitors. Learn more here!
MUSIC: Botnik Live APRIL 6TH – 7PM – ADA’S TECHNICAL BOOKS – CAP HILL – $7 Join the writers and engineers of Botnik Studios along with their friends for a night of readings, sketches, songs and interactive experiments at The Lab. Tickets Here!
VISUAL ART: “Home Away From Home” Solo Show by Monyee Chau RECEPTION APRIL 20TH – THE VESTIBULE – BALLARD – FREE This immersive exhibition of sewing and sculpture will ask visitors to dig deep about their own stories, and how we shape them as we grow.
VISUAL ART: Nine New Works By Akira Ohiso APRIL 13TH – 6 – 9PM – EYEBROWBABY – BALLARD ART WALK – FREE Akira Ohiso’s digital art shows us things we see every day in Seattle in a new and multilayered light.
PERFORMANCE/ MULTIMEDIA ART: Post-Verbal Social Network APRIL 4TH – 6TH – VARIOUS TIMES – ON THE BOARDS – QUEEN ANNE – $15 This performance and interactive installation will leave audiences in awe as they walk through the space that utilizes installations, video, websites, and drawings and more.
FILM: 24th Seattle Jewish Film Festival APRIL 6TH-7TH – VARIOUS LOCATIONS $12-$15 This festival is a year-round cinematic exploration and celebration of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, complexity, culture and film for everyone.
PERFORMANCE ART: Language Rooms APRIL 12TH – MAY 4TH – SLATE THEATER – PIONEER SQUARE – $15-20 Shifting between comedy and suspense, In Language Rooms, Ahmed is the quintessential American worker, trying to do his job right while navigating the workplace politics of water cooler gossip and Super Bowl parties. Only his office happens to be a secret military compound. Tickets here!
Woody Shticks in Who Cares! An Unlikely Comedy Quest APRIL 25TH – 28TH – 18TH & UNION – CAPITOL HILL – $15 – $25 A return run of this laugh-packed risque show by the queer storyteller and self-proclaimed “hanky-panky” hooligan, Woody Shticks. Directed by the Libertinis. Tickets here!
Ten Percent Luck APRIL 13TH – NORTHWEST FILM FORUM – CAPITOL HILL – $10/11.50 A popular monthly showcase where a local stand-up star (this month Ellen Acurio) sets the tone for two improv teams -“Yeah Okay” and the all-female and non-binary team, “Bitches” and the hilarity ensues. Warning: is likely to sell out. Tickets Here!
Rachel Walls APRIL 12TH – 13TH – CLUB COMEDY SEATTLE – CAPITOL HILL – $15/$20 Seattle favorite Rachel Walls has featured at Bumbershoot and competed in New York City’s She-Devil Comedy Competition. She delights her dead-pan brilliance and hard-hitting one-liners. Tickets here!
Salon Night APRIL 10TH – 6:30 PM – BALLARD ODDFELLOWS HALL – BALLARD – FREE Like ‘show and tell’ for your brain, all forms of expression will be embraced in this storytelling show. The theme of the night is “Age.”
Bibliophilia Storytelling Festival APRIL 19TH – 21ST – VARIOUS TIMES – HUGO HOUSE – CAPITOL HILL – $12.00 Bibliophilia takes the page to the stage, combining poetry and prose with improvisational theatre for a truly unique experience. Organized by Word Lit Zine.
She is FIERCE: Secrets APRIL 26TH & 27TH – 7:30 PM – COPIOUS LOVE PRODUCTIONS – BALLARD – $15.00 She is FIERCE: Secrets is a storytelling event where female-identified and genderqueer individuals of all demographics share stories from their experiences that matter to them on the theme of “secrets.”
A NIGHT OF STORYTELLING WITH JOHNNY MOSES APRIL 26TH – 7PM – DUWAMISH LONGHOUSE – WEST SEATTLE – FREE A night of Duwamish Teachings with Northwest Native Storyteller Johnny Moses. All are invited to share in a deeper understanding of the language and culture of the First People of Seattle, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe, through traditional local songs and stories.
Orcas Island Lit Fest APRIL 5TH – APRIL 7TH – ORCAS CENTER- ORCAS ISLAND – $0-$70 Treat yourself for the weekend and celebrate the culture of the Pacific Northwest at this bountiful event enjoying all things literary. Tickets Here!
Beyond Bodies: Group Exhibition UNTIL APRIL 28TH – HENRY ART GALLERY – UDISTRICT – $10 This group exhibition includes sculpture, augmented reality, video, and sound-based works that delve into intimate exchanges and entwined relations between human and more-than-human bodies within contexts of ongoing ecological change.
MUSEUM YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD OF: Official Bad Art Museum of Art ONGOING – CAFE RACER – ROOSEVELT – FREE Explore this colorful and wonderfully tacky art museum while enjoying a cuppa joe.
BURLESQUE: Adventure! Marvelous Tales of the Baron Munchausen, Presented by Noveltease Theatre APRIL 12TH – 13TH – THE AUDITORIUM @ UHEIGHTS – U-DISTRICT – $20+ Enjoy an enthusiastic adaptation of this 1785 book by weaving Baron Munchausen’s unbelievable stories through burlesque dance.