thru aug 31Hear My Train A Comin': Hendrix Hits LondonEMP MuseumKing of "Purple Haze" fame and widely considered the greatest guitarist in history, Jimi Hendrix wowed the swinging London scene for nine monthsreleasing three hit singles, a chart-topping debut album, and becoming the darling of the British music pressbefore returning home to dazzle audiences at the Monterey Pop Festival in California.
Featuring lyrics, personal instruments, original photographs, outrageous outfits, and rare concert footage, Hear My Train a Comin': Hendrix Hits London celebrates the iconic musician's 70th birthday by inviting viewers to discover how Hendrix achieved prominence across the pond.
thursdaysSeattle's Best Damn Happy HourSeattle Center ArmoryBetween work and play, there is Happy Hour. Seattle Center launches into 2013 with the Best. Damn. Happy Hour. Ever. Think we're kidding? Think again. Think music by DJ D'Nelski (KEXPs DJ Alex), think deals on specialty cocktails and delicious food from new Armory eateries like Skillet and MOD Pizza. Think mini golf, think giant Jenga, think trivia. Think fabulous prizes like tickets to concerts and shows at Seattle Center. We told you we werent kidding around. New Year. New Armory. New reason to be happy. Third Thursday of each month from 5 8 pm in the freshly renovated Armory.
No cover | 21+ | seattlecenter.com/happyhour/
may 31Kids Drive-In Movie Night: Wall-EMOHAI at Lake Union ParkA perfect date night treat! Kids will spend the evening with MOHAI's educators while parents are free to enjoy the terrific bars and restaurants in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. Back at the museum, we'll make cardboard cars for our very own "drive-in", and then watch a movie in MOHAI's Faye G. Allen Grand Atrium. A snack will be provided; please notify museum staff of any allergies or dietary restrictions when registering. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. jun 1DIY History Workshop: Caring for Clothing and TextilesMOHAI at Lake Union ParkEver wonder how to take care of that family wedding dress or treasured quilt? MOHAI costume and textiles collection specialist Clara Berg will teach you the basics of costume and textiles care and allow you to try your hand with practical tutorials. jun 1 - sep 2ImaginatePacific Science CenterDo you have what it takes to innovate? Are you a good observer? Do you ask the right questions? Are you willing to take risks? Where do you get your inspiration and do you inspire others? You will soon find out as you open up your thinking, reflect on what you learn and create something new with Imaginate a multi-activity exhibition that introduces you to the skills and attitudes that are part of the process of innovation. Challenge yourself right now!
Imaginate explores five broad themes each representing a possible pathway to innovation. Below are examples of interactives found within each theme.
jun 2Komen Puget Sound Race for the CureSeattle CenterThe Race for the Cure is the world's largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created. The 5K event celebrates breast cancer survivors and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. The Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure welcomes people of all ages and fitness levels, from walkers to elite runners. jun 8Queering the History Musuem SymposiumMOHAI at Lake Union ParkMOHAI hosts the second annual Queering the Museum Symposium, a community event exploring themes and concepts about the representation of LGBT/Q people in museums. This year's symposium focuses on history museums and includes the opportunity to give input on an LGBT/Q history exhibition MOHAI will host in its Community Gallery in 2014. More details will be available in April. jun 15 - nov 3Still Afloat: A Contemporary History of Seattle's Floating HomesMOHAI at Lake Union ParkCelebrate summer at MOHAI with a unique exhibit exploring one of Seattle's most iconic images: the floating home! Through photos, narratives, and objects, learn how this diverse community has grown and changed over the years. Also see the intricate systems that bring modern comforts to a house on the water through a scale model of a floating home. jun 15Seattle International Dance Festival at MOHAIMOHAI at Lake Union ParkMOHAI is pleased to serve as a venue for the Seattle International Dance Festival's "Art-on-the-Fly" event in South Lake Union. Aerialists from The Cabiri will perform in MOHAI's stunning Faye G. Allen Grand Atrium, and other artists will bring to life different aspects of the building's architecture through dance. wednesdaysPower Yoga Teacher Training (CorePower Yoga Ballard)CorePower Yoga BallardCorePower Yoga's 200-hour Teacher Training is designed to not only shed light on many aspects of yoga, but to actually teach you how to lead a safe, effective and fun class!
jun 21 - jun 2342nd Annual Fremont FairFremont NeighborhoodThe 42nd Annual Fremont Fair is a community celebration June 21-23, 2013, that draws 100,000 guests to experience the quirky character of Seattle's eclectic and artistic Fremont neighborhood. Coinciding with Fremont Arts Councils Solstice Parade, the Fremont Fair includes performances by local bands, arts and crafts shopping, food and drink, artistic expression, a 5K run, and fun for young and old all coming together to celebrate Fremonts delibertas quirkas culture.
Friday, June 21, 4pm-11pm, on the Redhook Main Stage and Main Stage Beer Garden
Saturday, June 22, 10am-8pm, late night festivities until 11pm (Solstice Parade at 3pm)
Sunday, June 23, 11am-6pm
Cost and Information:
FREE! Donations made at the Fairs information booths and beer gardens benefit a number of area non-profits including the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and Solid Ground, a local poverty-focused non-profit who originated and produced the Fair for nearly 40 years.
Seattles Fremont neighborhood main activities occur west of Fremont Avenue North on N 35th Street and North 34th Street/Canal Street.
See exciting features at this years Fair including:
Friday Night Pre-Party: Kick off your Fremont Fair weekend at the Friday Night Pre-Party, June 21 from 4-11pm. Celebrate the Solstice until the sun goes down while you quench your thirst on your favorite summer brews and listen to live music on the Redhook Main Stage.
Shopping: More than 300 pop up shops will line the streets of Fremont featuring handmade crafts, colorful world imports and novel creations.
Fremont Solstice Parade: Starting at 3pm on Saturday, June 22, the Fremont Art Council presents the 25tj Annual Solstice Parade!
Seattle Art Car Blowout: See more than 50 funky decorated art cars on display.
Live Music: With four stages, both Saturday and Sunday will be filled with unique live music varying from jazz to rock, groove to electro-funk!
Dog Parade: Paralleling its human counter part- the Fremont Art Councils Solstice Parade-fairgoers are invited to bring their four-legged friends on Sunday to participate in the 3rd Annual Fremont Fair Dog Parade.
jun 22Greet the Dodge Challenger Race CarMOHAI at Lake Union ParkIn 1981, Seattle drag racer Al Young drove a 1970 Dodge Challenger to win the American Hot Rod Associations World Championship. Now, that car is part of MOHAI's collection, and this summer, will be put on display in the museum's Faye G. Allen Grand Atrium. Celebrate the Dodge Challenger's debut and kick off summer at this special program for all ages. Several times throughout the day, Al Young will talk about his 25 years racing the Challenger and share stories from the track, and MOHAI's Family Lab will feature race-car themed activities. jun 29Miss Seafair Royalty LuncheonPier 91 Smith Cove Cruise TerminalJoin Seafair in welcoming the 2013 Scholarship Program for Women participants as they announce their community service platforms & creative expression talent on their journey to become the next Miss Seafair! This years luncheon is open to the public. Family, friends & fans are encouraged to come cheer on these new community leaders! Miss Seafair 2012, Veronica Asence, will continue the tradition of the Little Miss Seafair Mermaid Program, with each child receiving a tiara gift & special crowning. jul 13Rat City RollergirlsKey ArenaThe Rat City Rollergirls (RCRG) is Seattles premiere all-female, flat-track roller derby league. RCRG is still composed of about 80 active skaters and many more retired skaters who are still involved. The skaters are divided among four home teams: Derby Liberation Front, Grave Danger, Sockit Wenches, and Throttle Rockets. In addition, a small number of skilled, dedicated skaters are chosen to represent the league on its fifth team, the Rat City Rollergirls All Stars. jul 21Bruno Mars: Moonshine Jungle World TourKeyArenaAtlantic recording artist Bruno Mars has unveiled details of his hugely anticipated world tour. The North American leg of "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" gets underway on June 22nd and makes a stop at KeyArena at Seattle Center on July 21st with special guest Ellie Goulding. jul 27Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipKeyArenaThe Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will return to KeyArena in Seattle on Saturday, July 27 with a nationally-televised fight card set to air live on FOX. This will be the organization's third consecutive annual event at KeyArena. After hosting a sold-out event in March 2011, UFC returned to the city last December and once again drew a sellout crowd and an estimated $1.5 million gate.
UFC officials expect to announce fights for the card in the weeks to come, as well as ticket information. Two Seattle-area fighters currently hold UFC championships, as Parkland's Demetrious Johnson is the organization's flyweight (125 pounds) champion, while Federal Way's Benson Henderson holds the lightweight (155 pounds) title.
jul 28One DirectionKey ArenaOne Direction have done it again; their December 3 show at Madison Square Garden sold out in under 10 minutes. With their entire May/June 2012 tour also selling out in minutes, One Direction are giving their fans a chance to see the group live once again in the summer of 2013 as part of their World Tour the earliest they are able to return with a tour to the States.
The Live Nation promoted 25 city tour kicks off in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on June 13, 2013 and will hit Seattles KeyArena on July 28, 2013. The tour will include stops in New York, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles with more dates to be released.
Doors open one (1) hour before show.
Tickets can be purchased at the KeyArena Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone toll free at (800) 745-3000. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.
aug 10Rat City RollergirlsKey ArenaThe Rat City Rollergirls (RCRG) is Seattles premiere all-female, flat-track roller derby league. RCRG is still composed of about 80 active skaters and many more retired skaters who are still involved. The skaters are divided among four home teams: Derby Liberation Front, Grave Danger, Sockit Wenches, and Throttle Rockets. In addition, a small number of skilled, dedicated skaters are chosen to represent the league on its fifth team, the Rat City Rollergirls All Stars. aug 31 - sep 2Bumbershoot 2013Seattle CenterNotable bands include Death Cab for Cutie, Heart, The Zombies, BASSNECTAR, Icona Pop, Ra Ra Riot, Alt-J, Tegan and Sara, Allen Stone, The Breeders, Matt and Kim, Vicci Martinez, The Maldives, and MGMT.