Our arts critics have already recommended 49 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 39 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here—from Roos and Brews to Kracklefest 9 - A Night Of Nerd Rock!, and from a live taping of the MeatEater podcast to a talk on the History of Shamrocks. For even more options this week, check out our complete Things To Do calendar.
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1. Self IMPROV-ment: A Comedy Workshop
Conquer your stress and gloom with improv in a class led by Lee Nacozy, who's conducted similar workshops elsewhere in Seattle and is teaching with the support of Foundation and the Evergrey.
2. UP Improv Party
Hang out and do (or just watch) improv with Unexpected Productions' Duo Comedy Showcase ("Seattle's only improv open mic").
3. Love Life with Amy Korver
Amy Korver will host a night of music, storytelling, and other performances dedicated to the power of love beyond romance.
This contemporary dance performance seeks to raise awareness of gender discrimination-charged violence and suggests that "everything we do has an effect on others." Arrive on time for a brief pre-show lecture.
5. Flint Taylor: Torture Machine
Chicago-based lawyer and civil rights advocate Flint Taylor (of the People’s Law Office) chronicles the 13-year litigation period that followed the murders of Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton and Panther Mark Clark. Hear the author read.
6. Piano Drop
Here's a piece of local history you might not know about: In 1968, KRAB FM—which was founded and run by the Jack Straw Foundation—dropped an upright piano from a helicopter into the lap of a farm in Duvall, Washington. See the remains of the instrument and check out old video footage on the 50th anniversary of the event.
7. Kim Keever: Three Dimensional Rorschach
New York-based experimental photographer Keever, who used to work on NASA projects as a thermal engineer, takes photos of diffusing, roiling paint in a water-filled aquarium.
8. Untethered + Thomas A. Furness
See augmented and virtual reality projects by students of the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and the Interaction Design Program.
9. Creating Sanctuary: Sacred Garden Spaces, Plant-Based Medicine
Ecological landscape designer Jessi Bloom will share what he knows about healing spaces and medicinal and sacred plants to teach you how to build a natural sanctuary in your garden.
10. Roos and Brews
While you sip a specialty coffee cocktail, learn about the important role coffee plays in saving species like the Matschie’s tree kangaroo with the Director of the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program, Lisa Dabek. You can also support conservation programs via the Saving Species Impact Fund by entering raffles.
11. Seattle Science Slam #17
Emily R. Dworkin will share research on how survivors of sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence have a higher risk of struggling with PTSD and substance abuse; Tamuka Martin Chidyausiku will talk about using hiphop to teach students about biochemistry; and Theodore Bohn will talk about how NAFTA allowed the US to "export environmental problems" to Mexico. Clap the loudest for your favorite.
12. Chamber Singers & University Chorale: ODRANOEL
The University of Washington Chamber Singers and University Chorale will present their spring quarter concert with performances of pieces that pay tribute to the 500th anniversary of the passing of Leonardo da Vinci.
13. Golden Road Performs "Europe '72"
Bliss out to Grateful Dead's double-platinum album Europe '72 in its entirety with tribute band the Golden Road.
14. That 1 Guy
Experimental weirdo Mike Silverman takes the stage as That 1 Guy with a myriad of musical magic and bizarre hand-wrought techniques sure to surprise many.
15. Singing the Sephardic Diaspora: Mediterranean Elements in Judeo-Spanish Choral Arrangements
Ladino (Judeo Spanish) music draws from all sorts of influences, from Turkish to Balkan. In this lecture, Sarah Riskind will discuss Mediterranean influences in Sephardic music and how they can be highlighted in choral arrangements. After the talk, you'll hear the Seattle Jewish Chorale perform a selection of Judeo Spanish songs, including "Par’o Era Estrellero," "Durme, Durme," and "Cuando el Rey Nimrod."
16. Bonnie Ruberg: Video Games Have Always Been Queer
In Bonnie Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer, which she'll read from tonight, the author argues that the sheer medium of video games can be read as queer, regardless of whether or not a particular game specifically highlights LGBTQ+ characters.
17. Joseph Hill: Emerging Trends in the Study of Black ASL
Professor Joseph Hill from the National Technical Institutes for the Deaf will speak about Black ASL from the 1960s to the present and its future prospects in this UW Public Lecture.
18. Rick Barot and David Biespiel
Poet and New England Review editor Rick Barot will read alongside David Biespiel, who won the 2016 Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction.
19. Till Tonight
Are you a scribbler/typer in need of some companionship as you wrestle with Seattle's next great literary masterpiece? Huddle with other writers of any genre and get some work done at Till's monthly meetup/exchange/writing session.
20. In the Heart of America
Naomi Wallace's Obie-winning play about love and war involves a Palestinian woman, her Marine brother, his American lover, and the ghost of a Vietnamese mother whose infant daughter was killed at My Lai. This production serves as the master's theses of director Amanda Friou and scenic designer Shin-yi Lin.
21. Benito Skinner
Queer YouTube comedian Benito Skinner will appear in person for celebrity riffs and jokes.
22. Comedy at the Shelter Lounge
Stuff your face with s'mores while Vanessa Dawn, Bo Johnson, and headliner Duane Goad tell jokes.
23. Picante Punchlines
Gutter Twink Productions will present a new comedy night hosted by Ian Vasbinder. Comedians get three minutes to start a set, but must endure eating an ultra-spicy tater tot to continue. Experience some schadenfreude lite courtesy of Arijana Ramic, Armando Torres, Gabey Lucas, Grace Hj Jung, and Howie Echo-Hawk.
24. Searching for the North Pacific Right Whale
You've heard of the elusive White Whale, but what about the Pacific Northwest-dwelling Right Whale? A couple hundred years ago, the Puget Sound was full of these gigantic aquatic mammals, but today there are fewer than 50. How did that happen? Find out at this talk with Atlas Obscura Society and Kevin Campion, captain of the historic vessel Orion.
25. Celebrating 40 Years of Battlestar Galactica
Join film and TV writer Mark A. Altman (The Librarians, Castle), for an in-depth discussion covering four decades of Battlestar Galactica "from A to Dr. Zee." Geek out over rare footage and photos from the set.
26. 'Superpower Dogs' 3D Premiere Party
Prove to yourself once again that nothing in the universe is better than dogs by watching the premiere of this documentary on doggy heroes in 3D. Onscreen, you'll encounter search and rescue dogs, emotional support animals, endangered species protectors, and others—but get there on time and you'll meet rescue dog Ruger and his trainer Robert Calkins in the flesh!
27. Evergreen Media: Film, Television, and New Media in Seattle
Discover the work of PNW filmmakers at this panel/clip reel with SIFF Artistic Director Beth Barrett, Executive Director of Washington Filmworks Amy Lillard, Translations Festival Director Sam Berliner, and others.
28. Health Care at the Movies: 'The Providers'
The Providers spotlights the relationships between healthcare providers and their patients in "safety-net clinics," which offer care to all, regardless of ability to pay. After a screening of the film, stick around for a panel discussion with local leaders about the healthcare challenges faced by low-income families.
29. Look But With Love—A Virtual Reality Series
See a screening of Look But With Love, "Pakistan's first VR film series" by two-time Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, then stay on for a discussion with VR filmmakers.
30. To Err is Human
See a free screening of To Err Is Human, a documentary about the darkest parts of the US healthcare system and those working to fix it.
31. What is the Future of Nordic Noir? with Andrew Nestingen
As part of the Nordic Museum's Scand30 lecture series, Professor Andy Nestingen will discuss Nordic Noir in popular films and TV shows, such as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Killing, and The Bridge, and whether this trend will see continued success or hit a decline.
32. Women + Wine at the Riveter
Join Callan Cellars, Warr-King Wines, Damsel Cellars, Three of Cups Winery, Hedges Family Estate, Goose Ridge Estate Vineyards and Winery, Glacier View Cellars, and many other women-owned winemakers for an evening of networking and wine tasting.
33. The Data Economy Explained with Marketplace Tech's Molly Wood
Lots of apps may be free of cost, but the price we pay is our user data. That's the argument made by Marketplace Tech’s Molly Wood, who will join KUOW and GeekWire for a discussion on "the terrifying and often overlooked side of the data economy."
34. Markeith Wiley: Too Much or Not Enough
Join local choreographer and performance artist Markeith Wiley for a discussion of safe spaces, audience participation vs. audience engagement, and how to view contemporary art in the digital age.
35. MeatEater: Live Tour
Hunter and fisherman Rinella hosts the MeatEater Podcast and has written books on hunting and butchering wild game, as well as Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter and American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon. He's also won the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership’s Conservation Achievement Award. Hear him talk live about the life of the outdoorsperson.
36. Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice: Liz Magor
Vancouver-based sculptor and photographer Liz Magor will "share ideas and raise questions" about contemporary art.
37. Nina Revoyr: A Student of History
A struggling USC grad student gets drawn in to a world of wealth and privilege when he lands a job as a research assistant for an elderly woman, the heiress to an oil fortune, and begins transcribing her journals in her Bel Air mansion. Hear Nina Revoyr read from her novel A Student of History.
38. Seattle! Boldly Went: Live Outdoor Adventure Storytelling Show
The authors of The Dirtbag's Guide to Life invite you to share your best outdoor adventure stories, whether you went shredding down a mountain or had a particularly eventful kayak excursion.
39. Transit Talk: 10 Years of Link Light Rail
Join Transportation Choices Coalition for a discussion about the history and potential future of the light rail in our region, featuring panelists Don Billen of Sound Transit, Estela Ortega of El Centro de la Raza, former mayor Greg Nickels, Jill Mangaliman of Got Green, and others.
40. A Riot of Color: The Interplay Between Art and Fashion
Sip champagne and snack on macarons while you check out an exhibit inspired by Chelsea Wong’s Maximalist in Motion exhibit, which draws parallels between visual art and fashion.
41. Denial: Shelf Medication
Canadian street artist Denial satirizes consumerism and branding through the metaphor of medication.
42. Nerd Rage: The Great Debates!
If you've ever stood your ground as the lone Star Wars fan in a room full of Trekkies, you'll have fun watching impassioned stand-up comics as they debate nerdy subjects like Buffy vs. Laura Croft, Superman vs. Goku, and more.
43. Green Stripe Laying
This mini parade will mark the route of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade down 4th Avenue, starting at Jefferson Street.
44. Landing of St. Patrick
During this reenactment, the Pirates of the Emerald Isle will deliver Ireland's foremost patron saint, Patrick, back to the Emerald City, dropping him off in South Lake Union.
45. Night Hike at Lewis Creek Park
Walk amongst the crepuscular species that come out in Lewis Creek Park at night by going on a hike through the woods after dark. Don't forget a flashlight.
46. Chocolate and Bourbon Night
Expand your palate's horizons with pairings of bourbon and chocolate, including chocolates from various cacao regions from indi chocolate and Noble Oak bourbons from distilleries across the country.
47. Bloom: Indigenous People's Dance Party
Join the Northwest-based open call exhibition yəhaw̓ in celebrating Indigenous peoples and cultures by dancing to cumbia, Latin pop, and reggae spun by live DJs.
48. Emo Nite LA: Emo Nite Seattle
Bring back the early-mid 2000's with your deep passion for gauged ears, flat-ironed hair, and Pete Wentz's smirk. Emo Nite, presented by Emo Night LA, is the new sensation of reliving your MySpace glory in the form of a high-energy, passionately emo DJ night.
49. FAKE and GAY Seattle! Dorian Electra, WristBoi, Grace Towers
Witness the Seattle debut of singer-songwriter and performance artist Dorian Electra, plus DJs Wristboi, Adam Kraft, Grace Towers, and others, as they dish out pop treasures.
50. HER Seattle: Synergy
HER, a popular dating app for queer womxn, will host a dance party geared toward LGBTQ+ POC.
51. Kracklefest 9 - A Night Of Nerd Rock!
This nerd-rock/comedy showcase features music by Halifax rapper Wordburglar, Portland’s Megathruster, and "nerd-rock pioneer" Kirby Krackle, along with stand-up comedy and themed specialty drinks.
Dance to electro swing with DJs Brishan and Echo in your fantasy fetish wear.
53. Pop Secret: Comic Con Edition
Sing your favorite pop hits by everyone from Whitney Houston to Shawn Mendes with DJs Jerry Wang and Jack at this post-Comic Con party.
54. Booze Sex & Cigarettes
Dancers will show off their Bob Fosse moves at this night featuring dance and drag.
55. OtB.tv Live! A Game Show with Seattle's Favorite Art Non-Profits
On the Boards' webcast, OtB.TV, is hosting its first-ever 24-hour telethon (or rather, internet-a-thon) starting Friday evening. Hang out at Clock-Out Lounge with drag queen Betty Wetter and eat pizza as you watch Seattle nonprofit workers fight for your votes—the judges are dancer/theater artist Markeith Wiley and fellow multidisciplinarian Dayna Hanson.
56. Star Wars: Attack of the Drag Clones
Before you change out of your Carrie Fisher (ahem, we mean Princess Leia) cosplay, keep your fandom going with an evening of Star Wars-inspired drag numbers.
57. What! A Show?!
Treat yourself to a night of "randomness and frivolity" through the art of drag, dance, and burlesque.
58. The History of Shamrocks
Four-leaf clovers, also known as shamrocks, are said to bring good luck to those who pluck them. But according to Orlando de Lange, a Plant Molecular Biologist at UW, Americans have long mistaken the Oxalis triangularis, an entirely unrelated plant, for shamrocks. In fact, only a small handful have ever been cultivated on a large scale. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, learn about this sham shamrock and "the role of chance in selecting the plants that we eat and grow for pleasure."
59. Hard In The Paint Showcase: Paint & Trap, Art Show, and Party
Sip a glass of wine, listen to trap music, and make a painting in this instructor-led class—all supplies provided.
60. Billy Wayne Davis
Texas-born stand-up comedian Billy Wayne Davis has appeared on Conan, Last Comic Standing, Mark Maron's WTF podcast, and other programs. Hear his jokes live in Seattle with special guests.
61. Shang Forbes
New York-based comic Shang Forbes claims to "[give] flight to the spoken and outspoken word" with his socio-political satire. Catch him here in town.
62. Wizards and Witches Beer Festival
Remember when Harry Potter has his first butterbeer at the Three Broomsticks and gets tipsy and tries to walk back to Hogwarts in the snow? Follow his lead by tasting the Adult Butterscotch Beer along with over 20 other wintery brews. Or, stop by the Lair of Secret Cider Potions. There will also be a themed photo booth and music by DJ Merlin.
63. Emily Curtiss: Decision Fatigue
This dance work, developed through a GAP artist grant and the Access Velocity program, uses music to contemplate free will, anxiety, and decision paralysis.
64. ECCC and Jo Jo Stiletto Present: Guardians of Sexy
With the help of nerd-loving burlesque performers Al Lykya, Annie-Mae Allure, Caramel Knowledge, Crystal Storm, Iva Handfull, and others, Jo Jo Stiletto ("professor of Nerdlesque") will explore where fandom and burlesque collide.
65. Ballard Hullabaloo 2019
Ballard shops like Monster: Art, Clothing & Gifts, re-souL, Market Street Shoes, Annie's Art and Frame, and Fair Trade Winds will sell their goods under one roof. While you shop, sip beer on tap from Peddler Brewing Company and, on Saturday only, munch on bagels and biscuits from Porkchop & Co.
66. Quilters Anonymous 38th Annual Quilt Show
Find unique fabrics for your current quilt project, or browse complete quilts from crafty vendors.
Take in a production of Shakespeare's blood-filled tragedy Macbeth (read: The Scottish Play if you're sitting in a theater and you believe in bad luck).
68. Paper Puppet Opera's Winterreise
Experience Franz Schubert's 24-song "Winterreise," a dark piece about unrequited love, winter wandering, and existential angst, presented through creepy shadow puppet abstraction. David Hoffman (baritone) and Peter Nelson-King (pianist) will perform.
No Saturday performance
69. Unapologetically Black
Hear true stories about mental health, law enforcement, education, relationships, identity, and more through the perspectives of black community members.
70. Ballard’s Maritime Metamorphosis: Fishing Village to Urban Hub
How did Ballard transform from a neighborhood occupied mostly by Scandinavian fishermen and mill workers to a happy hour hub full of residential developments? This talk will examine how the emergence of the automobile industry and "shifting tastes toward wider boulevards" made Ballard into what it is today.
71. Hands-on Happy Hour: Framed Pressed Ferns
Make a personalized botanical wall hanging by adding freshly pressed ferns and other greenery to a glass frame.
72. Hawaiian Beach Party
Slip on your breezy floral button-up for an evening dedicated to Hawaii. You can look forward to vintage vinyl DJ sets, a vintage clothing pop-up, lunch-plate and drink specials, a photo booth, and more surprises.
73. Oysters+Bubbly Series Finale
In the final installment of this series, sip bubbly and slurp bivalves from Hama Hama as you enjoy live jazz from Ben Wheeler's Jazz Hands.
74. Sugar & Spice Pop-Up
Snatch up cookies with flavors like mango pudding, hoji chocolate chunk, and matcha milk tea to accompany bubble tea from ShareTea at this pop-up.
75. Fourth Annual Emerald City Comic Con Afterparty
Whether you spent all day at Emerald City Comic Con or you're waiting for a no-badge-required party, here's a chance to wear your best cosplay for a night of live DJs, drinks, and free ping pong, and geeky bliss.
76. Holi Hai: India's Festival of Colors
To celebrate the beginning of spring, Holi Hai, an event celebrating the Indian festival of color, will have two sessions of fun, one 21+ and one all-ages. These party sessions will feature free henna, a Bollywood dance lesson, and a special Holi dance performance, for which color packets of gulal will be provided for you to toss around on your white clothing.
77. JK POP! Comic-Con Edition
Up the cuteness factor of your cosplay by bouncing around to K-Pop with DJs Hostboi, Mooncakes, and Yung Futon.
78. St. Patrick's Mayhem with Cryptamnesia, Beldam, Metaphoria, Corvoid
Metal bands Cryptamnesia, Beldam, Metaphoria, and Corvoid will thrash around onstage in honor of St. Patrick's Day.
79. Act in the Public Heart: A Lawyer’s Journey
This one-act show is written and performed by immigration attorney, author, and actor Franca Baroni and directed by Simone Bruyere Fraser. After the Saturday show, there will be a concert by the neo-soul alternative group Push4Luv.
80. Afrodisiac Erotic Poetry Show Presents Pillow Talk
Get hot and bothered by hearing sensual and erotic work by a diverse lineup of poets and musicians. After the show, you can share your own work on stage in an open mic segment.
81. Cirque Eloize Saloon
A saloon-themed circus will ride into Tacoma to bring you adventure, love, and choreography.
82. DC vs. Marvel: The Drag Show
In honor of Emerald City Comic Con, WEIRD queens Old Witch and Londyn Bradshaw will clash two major comic universes.
83. 'The Hermit & The Chariot' and 'Breaking Through'
A fringe-theater duology: A woman speaks about failures of communication with her family in Michelle Lynn Conklin's Breaking Through, while in Molly Tollefson's The Hermit & The Chariot, a young woman and her dead grandmother discuss the Holocaust and "what it means to be a refugee today" during a tarot reading.
84. Pat Graney: Work-in-Progress Showing
Witness the maturation of a new dance piece by Pat Graney, ATTIC, the third part of her House of Mind Trilogy. It'll be worth it: Former Stranger theater critic Brendan Kiley called her a "dance auteur who creates affecting and sometimes humorous spectacles."
85. Victoria Haven & Heather Kravas: Work in Progress Showing
Current On the Boards Artists-in-Residence Heather Kravas and Victoria Haven will present an excerpt of their ongoing collaboration, solid objects, which "interrupts the hierarchies of their disciplines by immersing its audience in an intricate dance-painting." Expect allusions to everything from Iggy Pop to French romantic painting.
86. Dana Simpson Signing
Meet Washington comics artist Dana Simpson, author of the totally charming kids' graphic novel series Phoebe and Her Unicorn and the Calvin and Hobbes-esque Ozy and Millie. Buy comics at the shop or bring your own to be signed.
87. Seconds, Anyone?: The Pain (and Pleasure) of Follow-Up Books
It's a cliché that a writer's second book is always cursed. Real authors—poets Ryo Yamaguchi and Rebecca Wadlinger, essayist Kevin O'Rourke, and fiction writer Jesse Donaldson—will talk about that challenge.
88. Fat Kid Dance Party
More than just a dance party, this event is meant to liberate people of all sizes from systemic body-image oppression. Get ready for a mashup of dance aerobics, line dancing, sing-alongs, and "unbridled enthusiasm."
89. Project 42 Wrestling & the BEME Company Present: Last Kaiju Standing
Gear up for a rock and roll-fueled night of wrestling between the Amerikan Gunz and Cook Bros, also featuring Derek Drexl, Caden Cassidy, Dave Turner, Damon James, Nick Radford, the Konami Code, Cole Hankuff, Izzy McQueen, and many others.
90. Womxn Who Rock: Dance the Archive - Memoria Ancestral
With help from special guests, Afro-Latinx dance instructors and experts of the folk traditions of bomba (Puerto Rico) and son jarocho (Mexico) will guide you through movements and rhythms "that tap into the vast resources of women’s creativity, compassion, skillful communication, self-reflection, and collective healing."
91. Cat Parade Teen Art Fundraiser
This fundraiser for the Teen Art & Comics Program is all about cats. Shop for feline-themed prints, books, and other art items created by talented teens, including the Art Gang comic book.
92. Spun and Twisted: 2019 Henry Gala and Dance Party
Raise money for bold programming at the Henry Art Gallery with dinner and cocktails, plus a dance party afterwards.
93. Irish Festival
This festival is chock-full of performances, live music ideal for practicing your Irish jigs, short film screenings, genealogy workshops, food, and more, just in time for St. Patrick's Day.
94. Machines of Survival
Check out mechatronic art experiments about "the anthropocene, transhumanism, and non-human agents" made by student artists and designers from the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS).
95. TV Fameless
You may have seen Hannah Hogan, Sofiya Alexandra, and Christine Little (the trio of TV Fameless Tour) on Comedy Central, America's Got Talent, and other shows. They'll come to Seattle for a "hilarious, debaucherous, drunken night of fun."
96. Nowruz Celebration (Persian New Year) in Seattle
The Persian New Year, Nowruz, marks both the beginning of spring in the Northern hemisphere and the first month on the Iranian calendar. Celebrate locally by learning about the holiday's traditions through live performances, art exhibits, speakers from around the world, and more.
97. Hecklevision: 'Leprechaun 3'
Celebrate this St. Patrick's Day with solemnity by watching one of the worst leprechaun-related films ever made (although at least it's not Leprechaun in the Hood). Make it up to Ireland by mercilessly text-heckling the movie—your snarky comments will be posted onscreen.
98. Cupcakes and Chill
In honor of Mercer Estates' fifth anniversary, the tasting room will pair their wines with food and cupcakes by catering pro Pretty Young Chef. Stas Thee Boss will provide the soundtrack.
99. Hoppy St. Pawtrick's Day
Floating Bridge will release their Schwarz Sour Ale for St. Patrick's Day, with a portion of proceeds from each pour benefitting the guide dog training program Seattle Puppy Raisers. You'll also get the chance to win cool prizes (like a free growler) and your dog could walk away with a cute new green bandana.
100. Get What You Need - A Sunday Service
Wrap up your weekend with an evening of cathartic dancing and celebration in three parts, including art vendors, tarot readers, a "living altar," food from Gola's Kitchen; the Get What You Need variety show featuring performance art, music, and storytelling; and a dance party with live sets by the Echo-Hawks, Taqueet$, Adra Boo, and Awilda Verdejo + the Opulent Witch.
101. Staged Reading: Jump
In this play by Charly Evon Simpson, a young woman copes with her mother's death by walking along a nearby bridge, where she forms a friendship with a fellow wanderer. Hear a staged reading.
102. Amanda Lovelace: the mermaid's voice returns in this one
Amanda Lovelace returns the final installment of her series all about mermaids, Women Are Some Kind of Magic. Hear her read live.
103. Butterfly: Una Transformación
Seattle writer La Espiritista will perform original pieces of spoken word music from their self-published book of "poetic prayer," Butterfly: Una Transformación, which "focuses on the transformation process one must go through personally before they can constructively engage in it collectively."
104. Chris Perondi & Vinny
Using his latest release, The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever, dog trainer Chris Perondi will demonstrate how to use positive reinforcement to teach your dog (in this case, his dog, Vinny) some adorable new tricks and strengthen your bond. If you think you've seen this duo before, you probably caught them being cute on Ellen, Oprah, The Queen Latifah Show, or elsewhere on TV.
105. How to Write a Romance Novel
Using texts by romance writer Danielle Steel and essays about the history of women's literature, Mount Analogue's March artist-in-residence, Patty Gone, will lead a workshop on "taste, gender, social class, and the 'difficulty' of texts."
106. St. Patrick's Day Dash
For the 35th year, support community-run nonprofits by wearing green on green on green and running in the St. Patrick's Day Dash.
107. DNA Print
Check out a small portion of the human genome (just over one percent) printed on paper tape by two giant punches.