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Image courtesy of Three dollar Bill Cinema: TWIST will show the 2017 film, ‘Freak Show,’ about a teenager in a conservative school who decided to run for homecoming queen.
Image courtesy of Three dollar Bill Cinema: TWIST will show the 2017 film, ‘Freak Show,’ about a teenager in a conservative school who decided to run for homecoming queen.
Monday, October 2, 2017 3:17 PM
Three Dollar Bill Cinema put on Seattle’s first Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, ran it annually for years, and rebranded that as TWIST two years ago. This year’s venues for TWIST include the Broadway Performance Hall for some screenings, as well as the Egyptian, Northwest Film Forum, Pacific Place and SIFF Cinema Uptown from Oct. 12-22. 
  • Voting opens on Pike Flats mural
    A large art mural is going up on the new Pike Flats building under development at East Pike Street and Harvard Avenue. As for what that will be, the developers are surprisingly open, said UrbanArtworks director Kathleen Warren.
  • Review board clears Pratt Fine Arts Center early design
    Plans for a new mixed-used development that expands the Pratt Fine Arts Center campus in the Central Area cleared an early design guidance meeting on Wednesday, but architects will need to fill in some holes for the review board when it returns for final approval.
  • Rocking for good

    Capitol Hill is now home to a new nonprofit organization that reflects the neighborhood’s artistic and altruistic interests.
    Formed in April, Sustainable Shred curates events featuring local bands and DJs, with donations and admission costs going to charitable causes.

  • Parks committee assesses city's contribution to Seattle Asian Art Museum
    The Seattle City Council’s parks committee concluded its final meeting of 2017 wanting to know more about what public benefits it will be receiving for its $19 million investment in the Seattle Asian Art Museum’s renovation and expansion.
  • Dorothy's Piano Bar and Cabaret looking for permanent home on Hill
    Dorothy's Piano Bar and Cabaret has been popping up in Capitol Hill for more than a year now, and owner John Lehrack is looking for a permanent location where he can tune into the neighborhood.
  • Ghost Gallery won't disappear
    While tales of local business closures abound, not every story has a sad ending.
  • Fountain making triumphant return to MidTown Center
    When private and affordable housing codevelopments occur at MidTown Center, there won’t be much left that’s recognizable to longtime residents living near 23rd and Union in Seattle’s Central District.
  • Big fun at Mini Nutcracker
    Getting all of that pre-Christmas revelry out of the way can be taxing, but DASS Dance founder and artistic director Daniel Wilkins said the upcoming Mini Nutcracker and Santa Breakfast is a one-stop solution to a happy holiday.
  • More LoveCityLove on the way

    There will soon be more to LoveCityLove when the nonprofit expands its arts space to the old American Artificial Limb in Capitol Hill.
    LoveCityLove takes old buildings slated for future redevelopment and creates temporary art space.

  • Literature lovers crawling back to Capitol Hill
    Read it and weep: More than 80 Pacific Northwest authors, artists and performers across 35-plus venues in Capitol Hill and First Hill — and for just one night. Lit Crawl Seattle is back Thursday, Oct. 19.
  • "Danger Diva" is the '90s sci-fi of the future
    Robert McGinley spent the better part of two decades making “Danger Diva” happen, then spent a little more than 20 days shooting the film entirely in Seattle — when you see a skyline, it isn’t Vancouver with the Space Needle superimposed.
  • Cancer not upstaging Town Hall director
    Town Hall Seattle executive director Wier Harman has been working on plans for the nonprofit’s $25 million building renovation and upgrade project for the past six years. After being diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in May, Harman — a nonsmoker — said he had to cut back on his hours and physically and emotionally prepare his body for the fight ahead.
  • Organizations to provide public benefits for city arts funding
    The Seattle City Council will soon vote whether to approve the release of $1.3 million in 2017 arts funding for four local institutions that had been withheld pending the establishment of public benefit agreements.
  • Local Sightings showing at Northwest Film Forum
    “Local Sightings has become a major platform of discovery for new talent, and an important annual showcase for established filmmakers from across the region, said NWFF executive director Courtney Sheehan. 
  • Asian art museum reopening for two-day community event
    The Seattle Asian Art Museum will reopen this month for a free two-day community celebration that focuses on the art and dance of India.
  • 'Dr. Strangelove' blowing up Freeway Park on Aug. 31
    The First Hill Improvement Association is hosting an outdoor showing of Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31 in the East Plaza of Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St.
  • Capitol Hill author shares oral history from New Orleans' Ninth Ward
    Caroline Gerdes moved to Capitol Hill two years ago, but the Louisiana native has a special place in her heart for The Big Easy — and it’s all on the record.
  • Seattle Acoustic Festival to quietly rock Hill next week
    Seattle Acoustic Festival is hitting the small stage again for the fourth year in a row and it’s exactly what they want. As their motto goes: “Quiet is the new loud.”
  • Freehold's 'Hamlet' to reach wide audience
    Freehold Theatre Lab has spent more than a decade working to make performances and workshops accessible to people from all walks of life, and that includes those currently incarcerated in prisons around Washington state.
  • Rocking opening for Jimi Hendrix Park
    After years of planning and fundraising, Jimi Hendrix Park received a rock-star grand opening next to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle on Saturday.
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