Capitol Hill Blitz Art Walk Tour with Jeffrey Cook

Jeffrey Cook, Ukadelics and Capitol Hill Community Council
Mr. Cook, Member-at-Large, Capitol Hill Community Council

Join Jeffrey Cook, local theater scenic artist and Member at Large for the Capitol Hill Community Council, as he explores the Capitol Hill art scene at the monthly Blitz art walk on Thursday, April 10th. We will meet in the cafe at Elliott Bay Books (1521 10th Avenue) at 5:45 pm and depart there at 6 pm. Jeffrey will plan a route that stops to view and experience the art at several different locations. At 7 pm we will arrive at Vermillion Gallery (1508 11th Avenue) for a secondary rendez-vous point, then depart there at about 7:20 for a few more destinations, as time allows. It is always nice to get over the galleries on Olive Way.

Glasswing Presents: Shapes A Trunk Show and Exhibition in Collaboration with Wyatt Orr and Vignettes featuring Michael Ottersen

This is a free walking tour and all interested parties are welcomed to join in to meet neighbors and discuss the art and artists along the journey. Rain will not cancel, just come prepared with whatever you’ll need to enjoy the evening and good shoes We’ll wrap up by about 8 pm. Look for Jeffrey in his tie and nametag at the Cafe at Elliot Bay Books by 6 pm!

www.blitzcapitolhill.com

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Intruder Alert! Talented Emerging Artists at Fantagraphics Bookstore

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The Pacific Northwest enjoys a long tradition as a breeding ground for innovative illustrators and cartoonists. At no time has this been more evident than now. The Intruder comix collective is at the forefront of this new movement. On Saturday, April 12, Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery celebrates the publication of the 10th issue of the Intruder anthology with a lively party including an art exhibition, music performance, and book signing.

The Intruder is a free quarterly tabloid featuring an eclectic group of contributors from the fields of comix, illustration, fine art, and graphic design. Issue #10 features the work of Max Clotfelter, Aidan Fitzgerald, Billis Helg, Ben Horak, Tim Miller, John Ohannesian, Marc Palm, Darin Shuler, James Stanton, Tom Van Deusen, and more. In addition to the debut of the latest Intruder, original art, prints, and handcrafted books by these artists and others will on display at the bookstore though May 7, 2014.

The Intruder reception will be preceded from 4:00 to 6:00 PM by Michael O’Driscoll presenting his new self-published comic, Bedbug’s Book of Wisdom. This limited edition hardcover follows the exploits of O’Driscoll’s pesky protagonist cleverly mimicking the format of a children’s book. Additionally, Georgetown Records and Fantagraphics Bookstore welcome a musical performance by Lori Goldston and Kyle Hanson. Cellist Goldston is Stranger Genius honoree who has performed with Nirvana, Earth, and countless others. She’ll be joined on accordion by frequent collaborator Hanson performing songs from their recently released album. This event coincides with the colorful Georgetown Art Attack featuring challenging visual and performing arts presentations throughout the historic district.
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Mike Vraney’s “That’s Sexploitation” at the Grand Illusion Cinema

Mike Vraney's "That's Sexploitation"

That’s Sexploitation by Mike Vraney, Wednesday at 7pm at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle.

The screening is a tribute to the late Something Weird Video founder Mike Vraney with an introduction by his wife, Lisa Petrucci. Plus vintage sex ed hygiene book giveaways! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lung Cancer Alliance in Mike’s name.

Before the advent of modern-day pornography, a vast and rapidly-paced world of smut peddling was the norm, complete with its own secret history. This documentary reveals the untold story of American cinema’s gloriously sordid cinematic past. Starting in the 1920s, expert exploiteer David F. Friedman and director Frank Henenlotter navigate us through more than five salacious decades of skin flicks. It’s the true story of dirty movies, traced in elegant detail from the bizarre locations where these nudie shorts were screened to the ongoing legal battles fought by their promoters. And of course there are the stories of the innovators themselves, people who often risked their own security and livelihood to make these films, believing in some way that what they were doing wasn’t a ‘bad’ thing – and that it could rake in some dough.

“A wall-to-wall Lazy Susan of tits, ass and hilarity!” John Waters

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Authentic seeds and starts from the grave site of Vincent Van Gogh, available in Seattle from local grower

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These are seeds taken from wild hollyhocks growing on the grave of the painter Vincent Van Gogh. Local musician Dennis White has collected these himself from Van Gogh’s grave in Auvers-sur-Oise, France. The plants are of the genus alcea, the species of wild hollyhocks found throughout rural France. But the thing that makes them special is the location from which they were taken. The seeds produce mixed colors-typically pink, but sometimes a red or a deep burgundy. Hollyhocks grow in just about any summer climate, they are drought resistant, tolerant of cold winters and don’t particularly mind poor soil. They will last several seasons and will eventually reseed themselves. NOW is the perfect time to start them indoors and transfer them outside once they are about 6-8 inches tall. If you start them this spring they’ll establish themselves and you’ll have flowers from the grave of Vincent Van Gogh next year! What an historical and interesting addition to your yard or garden. The seeds are a great gift item and are ONLY $6.99 A PACKET. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!

PRE-ORDER VAN GOGH HOLLYWICKS 4″ POTS

Here’s a solution whether you don’t have time or don’t have a green thumb. Ready to transplant 4″ pots will be available the first and second week of April, A perfect time to set out your VAN GOGH HOLLYHOCKS. Order yours now and he will hand deliver your starter plants anywhere within the greater Seattle area. Dennis will be happy to help you pick the best location in your yard or garden and generally give you information. 4″pots are established plants that you should have no problems growing to their full height. Pre-order now. ONLY $5 EACH

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COOKIES NEED TO BE ENABLED TO ORDER ONLINE! If you are still having trouble, please contact Dennis directly at: info@dadastic.com

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Handbuilding ceramic and clay class in Madrona starts April 26th

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Handbuilding Ceramic Class by fabulous multi-media artist Lana Sundberg.

Learn the basics of handbuilding to create a variety of forms from functional to decorative as well as a variety of glazing techniques to enhance your work. $135 includes 6 weeks of instruction, all clay, ceramic paint, firing and other materials.

April 26th – May 31st 10:00-12:00 in Madrona neighborhood. Contact Lanasundberg@gmail.com

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Artist Tom Swanson has premiere show at the Greenwood Art Walk Friday April 11th

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As part of the monthly Greenwood neighborhood Art Walk, this Friday April 11th, from 6pm to 9pm, stop by the Seattle Greenwood School of Rock located at 106 N. 85th Street (it’s actually BEHIND Bartells and the toy store, in that little “mall” area).

This month artwalk showcases the creative talents of Artist Tom Swanson. Stop by, take a look at the art, listen to some music and have an adult beverage.

Tom will be showing his incredible folk art acrylic paintings, plus he and a few friends might be bringing their art cars to the shindig, so stop by and see some cool art, cool cars, enjoy an adult beverage, have a snack and listen to the “School of Rock” house band rock out and lay down some tracks.

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Says Tom….

When I was a teenager, my Father and I were in a store that was having a big sale on tube paint and we both went in on getting some paint together. I remember him saying “This should be fun. I’ve always wanted to paint.” Well he was right and my career as an artist began.
Most of my inspiration comes from two sources: the outer world and the inner world. I either see things that call to me in my day to day or I have a meditative vision that sticks with me from the nether realm.

I love to paint and will pretty much use any surface I can find, including my house and my car. Every bit of space that I can lay hands on is fair game. I love to “sneak” paintings onto out of the way places like the back of a dresser or behind a cabinet.

When painting, I use quite a bit of dots to create fields of energy which allow the contrasting colors to play with one another and fool the eye into seeing movement. Often I’ll leave a pair of 3-D glasses close by to further enhance this effect.

Painting is pure joy for me and hope you find it joyful to view as well!

Stop by on Friday, March 14th from 6pm to 9pm to take a look!

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Ries Niemi and Sheila Klein take on Seattle

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It’s a big month for the Bow-Edison artists Sheila Klein and Ries Niemi, as they’re having two shows in two different venues in Seattle this month.

Sheila Klein and Ries Niemi are married, and each have their own careers making art. They share inspirations, ideas, mediums, techniques, children, and dinner. Back to back, they launch themselves into different directions. The universe is infinite, their relationship is at the center point, and art shoots off in every direction. Inevitably, there are similarities, and big differences, in their work.

Ries Neimi and Sheila Klein

In their second collaborative exhibition at PUNCH, they have physically constructed the words they are speaking to each other, and to the world. Much of the work was made or conceived of while they spend part of each year in Buenos Aires.

Klein has selected some recent works in textiles that form vignettes comprised of crocheted architecture and dark doilies. She has recently installed four bronze sculptures on Bell St. in Seattle. Currently working on civic projects in Baltimore,Charlotte North Carolina, Tukwila and Qatar, her big dream now is a global project to make a contemporary Tabernacle.

Niemi will show clusters of embroidery, metal, paint, and text that are solidifying into books. Beyond the exhibition, he is currently working on a sculpture for Oak Harbor High School, and a steel ping pong table.

The couple will be showing at Punch Gallery with an opening on Thursday, April 3 from 5pm to 8pm. The artists will also be present noon to 5pm Saturday, April 5th with other trade goods and travel tales.

Sheila Klein

And in another creative endeavor, there will be a dedication of new public artwork by Sheila Klein at the new Bell St. Park in the Belltown neighborhood. The Seattle Parks and Recreation opening celebration will be 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 12.

Klein’s new artwork, Souvenir, consists of four bronze sculptures that are featured on each of the blocks that Bell St Park occupies (1st Ave – 5th Ave). In the 1980s, Klein and her husband lived and rented their artist studio in the Belltown neighborhood. Belltown was then inhabited by many artists, writers, dreamers, fashion designers and other creative types eating toast on the sidewalk, sharing with other inhabitants and reinforcing the idea that they were a community. The four sculptures that make up Souvenir (Toast, That was something we used to do, Sunch, and To Be Determined) speak to Klein’s Belltown, serving as a physical love letter to the neighborhood and encouraging those who live in and visit Belltown to find their own path.

Celebrate the dedication of new public artwork by Sheila Klein at the new Bell St. Park in the Belltown neighborhood. The Seattle Parks and Recreation opening celebration will be 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 12 at Bell St. Park, Bell St. between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, 98118

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Camille Rose Garcia and Peter Ferguson showing at Roq la Rue Gallery in Pioneer Square

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Camille Rose Garcia and Peter Ferguson opening at Roq La Rue Gallery Thursday, April 3rd 6-9pm.

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Camille Rose Garcia, painter of absinthe dreams, surreal fairy tales, and enchanting trips down the rabbit hole, has a show of new work opening tomorrow night, April 3, at Seattle’s Roq La Rue Gallery. Garcia’s influences range from dark children’s books to the cut-ups of William Burroughs and Brion Gysin to the deepest crevices of Disney. Her new exhibition, titled “La Danse Macabre,” will hang at the Roq until April 26th along with work by Canadian painter Peter Ferguson’s black comedy narrative paintings. Camille paints the phantasmagoric dreamscapes that I yearn to visit while I’m asleep, and awake.

Roq La Rue Gallery
532 1st Ave S (near King St S)
Seattle WA 98104

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Punch and Peacocks fundraiser at Studio C + Tirto Furniture on Capitol Hill

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Celebrate and support the launch of the International Salon of Decorative Arts at Studio C + Tirto Furniture located at Tirto Furniture at 1908 E. Mercer Street on Capitol Hill. The event is Thursday, April 3 from 5pm to 8pm.

Enjoy sassy costumed hosts & delicious food and drinks await (OOLA whiskey punch, beer, wine, Jones Soda, Scrappy’s bitters). Raise your paddle, win wine, art, yummy meals out

SALON is a gathering of dedicated decorative painters from around the world coming together to exhibit their work and discuss old and new techniques, products, and information in the field. SALON, which began in 1992 in Belgium with a small gathering of professionals, reconvened in 1996 and has been coming together in growing numbers every year since and now is recognized as the most important and significant gathering of decorative painters in the world. The purpose of SALON is to keep the art of decorative painting lively and vigorous, create public awareness and to elevate the level of skill of this ancient craft. Participants vest their respective resources and time voluntarily to attend this renowned event each year as a reflection of their passion for the craft.

Hosted by:
Cathy Conner (Studio C)
Chris & Claire Tirtoprodjo (Tirto Furniture)
Michelle Perkins
Bridgette Kingsbury
Deena Rauen
Suzie Lucas
Tracey Eland
Jason Dallas

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How Kurt Cobain changed Seattle, and how it changed him. A discussion with Charles R. Cross at Town Hall

Here We Are Now by Charles R. Cross

“How Kurt Cobain changed Seattle, and how it changed him.” A discussion between Charles R. Cross, author of “Here We Are Now” and “Heavier Than Heaven,” and John Richards of KEXP at Town Hall on Thursday, April 3rd at 7:30pm.

It’s the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death; after so long, why is the Nirvana frontman still so popular? In an in-depth account of Cobain’s enduring presence, bestselling author Charles R. Cross chronicles the man, the legend and the legacy. Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain explores Cobain’s influence on music, fashion and popular culture, including society’s perceptions of drug addiction, suicide, and rock ‘n’ roll. According to Cross, when every new generation knows the lyrics to “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” it’s clear that Cobain is still on the brain. Cross is the author of Heavier than Heaven, the definitive biography of Cobain. In Here We Are Now, Cross interviews those who knew Cobain and those who only wish they had, reflecting back on the last 20 years without the face of grunge. He’ll appear in conversation with KEXP’s John Richards.

Tickets available on the Town Hall/Stranger website.

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Dive Bar Film Festival

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Rainier Beer’s First Annual DiveBarFilmFest is THE Seattle celebration of short films, dive bars, and short films featuring dive bars. Opening night is April 2 at Grand Illusion Cinema with striking films from NY’s Brandon Bloch(“Dive Art”), PromQueen(“Black&Blue”), Dublin animator Joseph Pierce(“The Pub”) and Sergio Cilli (“RagTag!”) among the lineup. $1 Rainier tallboys and Evan Williams shots flow as the movies unspool on the silver screen.

Hosted by the proudly seedy raconteur Andy Shmushkin this is a one-of-a-kind shout-out to those notorious watering holes that evoke the true Northwest.

www.brownpapertickets.com/event/608947

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A dozen free or low-cost musical events, classes and festivals in Seattle for families and youth

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1. Racer Runts continues their all-ages show the first Saturday of every month with the next show scheduled for Saturday, April 5th at Cafe Racer 5828 Roosevelt Way NE in Seattle, from 4pm to 7pm.

2. Seattle School of Rock has announced their new Spring shows, plus you can sign up for summer camps:
http://seattle.schoolofrock.com/

3. There’s a great new class by Ed Hartman, the owner of the Drum Exchange, and it might be a good 3-hour class for budding composers at North Seattle Community College, Saturday May 17th, “How to License your Music”.

4. If you’re at the Seattle Center anyway, consider this panel discussion about the legacy of Kurt Cobain at EMP with Charles Cross, Bruce Pavitt, Jack Endino, Charles Peterson and Jacob McMurry called Come As You Are: The Legacy of Kurt Cobain (free and look at that line-up!)

5. Another free event at EMP for high school and college kids, “City of Music” career day on April 10, but must pre-register.

6. For a very in-depth and intellectual foray into pop music, you may want to look into this free 3-day conference on pop, rock and modern music at EMP called Go! Music and Mobility

7. Folklife Festival (FREE!) May 23-26 – BTW, you don’t need any kind of busking license to play anytime at the Seattle Center:
http://www.nwfolklife.org/

8. Another fun free music event, Honk Fest, is June 19-22 this year. It’s hard to join an existing band because most are made up of 21+, so maybe it’s time to start your own marching band. Anyone can sign up! HonkFest West

9. Vera Project is signing up now for new classes in Sound, Studio, Lighting, DJ classes and song writing.

10. And if you’ve ever wanted to learn to sing in harmony and barbershop quartet, there’s a fun camp called “Harmony Explosion” that our older son Max went to a few times. It’s July 10th-12th in Tacoma at UPS: Harmony Explosion

11. There’s a fun, free event, World Rhythm Festival at Seattle Center April 5th & 6th.

12. Youth of all ages enjoy music and performances at an accessible, welcoming venue, Fusion Cafe. There are 2-3 shows per month, featuring established local, regional and national bands as well as up-and-coming youth bands. Youth performers benefit from career development when placed on show bills with more established musicians, and show-goers get a safe place to socialize, listen to new or favorite music and learn about community and Y resources. All shows begin at 8 p.m., cost $5 (free for Y program participants) and are staffed by Y employees and volunteers.

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Seattle Apartment Buildings 1900-1939 and Women Who Bought, Sold, and Constructed Them

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When researching her 2012 book “Shared Walls: Seattle Apartment Buildings, 1900-1939,” Woman’s Century Club member and architectural historian Diana James was surprised to discover that a substantial number of Seattle women were buying, selling, and constructing apartment buildings in the early years of the 20th century.

She’ll share her discoveries about five of these remarkable women, including Corinne Simpson Wilson, who built the Wilsonian Apartments in the University District, and Ellen Monroe, who built the Monroe Apartments and the Princeton Co-op on Capitol Hill (pictured here).

A Seattleite since 1980, Diana has an MA in historic preservation from Goucher College. Her talk is free and open to all. Light refreshments available; suggested donation $5. RSVPs appreciated to pr@womanscenturyclub.org. More information at the Women’s Century Club website.

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Artist Bernard McGahan shows music and pop culture-inspired art at School of Rock for Greenwood Art Walk

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Rose Axe by Artist Bernard C. McGahan

As part of the monthly Greenwood neighborhood Art Walk, this Friday March 14th from 6pm to 9pm, stop by the Seattle Greenwood School of Rock located at 106 N. 85th Street (it’s actually BEHIND Bartells and the toy store, in that little “mall” area).

This month artwalk showcases the creative talents of Artist Bernard C. McGahan. Stop by, take a look at the art, listen to some music and have an adult beverage.

Bernard says he works with wood-burning as a way to calm himself and focus. He creates pop-culture art work by burning images into wooden guitars and skateboard decks using a single flat tip wood-burner.

Stop by on Friday, March 14th from 6pm to 9pm to take a look!

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Lushy at the Swedish Club

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Friday, Mar. 7 at the Swedish Club at 1920 Dexter Ave. N. on Queen Anne. Come for First Friday Jazz with Lushy. The ever-popular Lushy, led by Annabella Kirby, returns for another Happy Hour. Alternative pop with a bossa beat, hints of exotica and a touch of electronica. Space-age jazz reinvented for the 21st century. Grab a bite in our Friday Kafé, starting at 6 p.m., and chill out afterward with the hippest tunes imaginable.

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Survival Research Laboratories Screening at Scarecrow Video

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From 1986 to 1991 Larry Reid and Susie Purves programmed a series of provocative visual and performing arts events around Seattle. On Monday, March 10 at 7:00 PM they’ll present short videos of two memorable machine performances by Survival Research Laboratories and a spectacular concert by Einsturzende Neubauten on the Seattle waterfront. One show only. Free. No-host bar. Support Scarecrow Video!

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Racer Runts Saturday March 1st 4-7pm at Cafe Racer!

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This Month at Racer Runts!
Rose Marie Haynes
The Mushies!
and Special Surprise Guests!

Cafe Racer is proud to present the monthly all-ages show the first Saturday of every month called “Racer Runts”, starting at 4pm. The next show will be at Cafe Racer located at 5828 Roosevelt Way NE near Ravenna and the UW in Seattle and is on Saturday, March 1st. Come by for some fun music from some of Seattle’s most talented youth from 4 to 7pm. Full menu at Cafe Racer, full bar, all-ages welcome!

Enjoy rock music, jazz, ukulele, skits, poetry, spoken word, singer/songwriter performances and more, while enjoying good food, refreshing beverages and good company.

This is an ongoing event that will take place the first Saturday of the month at Cafe Racer. For more information about performing, please contact Jack David at 206-335-4981

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Tony Millionaire Returns to Fantagraphics Bookstore

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Join us on Saturday, March 8, at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery as we celebrate the publication of Tony Millionaire’s Sock Monkey Treasury with an art exhibition, book signing, and music concert.

Tony Millionaire’s Sock Monkey is one of the great all-ages comics properties of the new millennium, spawning plush dolls, TV appearances, lunch boxes, Zippo lighters, and more. The precocious sock monkey Uncle Gabby and his innocent pal Mr. Crow are the heroes of this funny, unsettling, and endearing new collection.

Mr. Millionaire will also sign copies of his latest strip collection Green Eggs and Maakies, featuring the comical adventures of Drinky Crow on the high seas, blending vaudeville-style humor and a breathtakingly beautiful line that recalls the glory days of the American comic strip. Green Eggs and Maakies collects two years of Maakies in a deluxe landscape hardcover format.

The festive opening on Saturday, March 8, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM features music by Ashley Eriksson. Perhaps best known for her music associated with the wildly popular animated television series Adventure Time, Eriksson will perform songs from her recently released Colours album on K Records. This event coincides with the lively Georgetown Art Attack featuring visual and performing arts presentations throughout the historic district. Don’t miss this chance to meet one of the truly extraordinary artists of our time.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located at 1201 S. Vale Street, just minutes south of downtown Seattle. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone 206.658.0110. Find us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/fantagraphicsbookstore.

“In his surrealist impulse and draftsman’s brio, Millionaire is the closest thing we have to George Herriman of Krazy Kat.” — John Hodgman, The New York Times

“Like Joe Strummer, like Prince Buster and more grandly, John Wayne, Mark Twain and Lewis Carroll, some aliases simply announce the true personality and imaginative potential of the bearer. Tony Millionaire is no exception…” — Elvis Costello

“Tony Millionaire is worth a thousand Tony Thousandaires. He’s concocted a crazy potion with this mixture of Maakies and Sock Monkey.” — Conan O’Brien

“I think Tony Millionaire can only do important things.” — Dave Eggers

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Amazing Georgetown Art Attack on March 8

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Come down to Georgetown for the Second Saturday Art Attack on March 8. You’ll find challenging visual and performing arts not seen in anywhere else in the region. This month features contemporary art in a neighborhood that offers lots to do, eat, see, and drink. A small sample of attractions below.

• All City Coffee featuring Women of Equinox: Clair Putney, Lisa Geertson, M. Anne Sweet, Sophia Wheelwright, Stacy Rosevear and Syd Shera. Equinox is Georgetown’s largest artist occupied warehouse accommodating over 50 tenants doing amazing work from blacksmithing and metal sculpture, to painting and ceramics, with woodwork, leatherwork, glass, photography and much more in between. These women represent a portion of the creativity emanating from the World War II era factory building located on 5th and Michigan.
• Calamity Janes featuring Mark Tedin, game illustrator and art instructor, presents recent works on paper for show at Calamity Jane’s in Georgetown. Color pastels and graphite portraits of costumed subjects will be showcased for the Georgetown Art Attack and throughout the month of March.
• Eight and Sand presents Felt Nature, the art of Mary Clymer. This is a solo installation style show of Flora in felt. Mary is a local artist hailing from Renton, Wa. She enjoys working in fiber and experimenting with combining fiber and non fiber arts. Mary is inspired by nature, big dreams, bike rides and little mushrooms.
• Equinox Studios, of West Georgetown welcomes you to visit our big blue building. We run an art shuttle van to Airport Way and back, park here. 6555 5th Ave S, 98108. ?Open studios include ?Sarah Woodson, of Downing Pottery; Hand-thrown and neighborhood inflected mugs; ?Anne Sweet, graphic artist, feminist themes; Alex Miller, of Bizarre 1979, videographer and then some; Syd Shera, ceramic art.; Jeff Olhoeft, stone carver; Sherry Hussey, of Iron Idiom, glass bead making.?Tabasco Mills, blacksmith; ?Sophia Wheelwright, mixed media.
• Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery features TONY MILLIONAIRE. Book signing and art exhibition with music by Ashley Eriksson. Exhibition continues through April 9, 2014.
• Georgetown Atelier: open studio
• Georgetown Liquor Company features mixed media art by Rachel Setzer in a show titled “Pain Body”. An exploration of the anatomical body inspired by chronic pain. Each piece represents its location in the body and is intended to convey that different places hurt differently (and that each person experiences pain differently). Your pain is real, it is really part of you, no one has the right to deny or diminish it. However, just because it hurts, doesn’t mean that it’s in charge. Subject matter aided by The Anatomy Coloring Book (Wynn Kapit & Lawrence M. Elson), and series inspired by The Pain Chronicles by Melanie Thernstrom.
• The Georgetown Trailer Park Mall would like to apologize in advance for KARAOKE NIGHT ~ Swing by and Give the Performance of Lifetime ~ Find Your Eye of the Tiger at the Vintage & Artisan Market ~ Curated by Frida, Make Believe, Sire Vintage, Clocharde Shop & Beaver’s Den Vintage.
• Krab Jab Studio presents the enchanting, mythical illustrations of Stephanie Pui-Mun Law.
• LxWxH Gallery “stereotype” is an interdisciplinary project that features 6 national artists who enter the visual field of race by dint of text. The exhibition’s title is a partial nod towards the word ‘stereotype’ having its first meaning as a plate used to press images. It is also a (quiet) suggestion that the written word might also exist as an image by other means. The text-based pieces in stereotype focus on poetics, type and typography as aesthetic markers that can outline and expand upon racial identities. In the offing is the possibility of looking at agency and authority in unexpected ways, not only in the white cube of the gallery, but also in the lived reality of viewer and artist alike. Artists: Barbara Earl Thomas, C. Davida Ingram, Duriel E. Harris, Francine J. Harris, Krista Franklin, Natasha Marin
• Machine House Brewery features a yarn installation by Jessica Steffl that spans the entire length of the brewery in one area.
• Mary Tudor and Ferrell, open studio. Mary Tudor, art with timeless, iconic, images verging on being meditative objects and Ferrell, art with spacial and abstract imaging. Music by Luscious Leopard Lips, the Georgetown atmospheric music DJ with a Theremin synthesizer.
• SANCA School of Flight has joined Art Attack via the Art Ride bus! Flying trapeze demonstrations by SANCA Flyers and Pay-per-Flight opportunities to fly for Art Attack patrons! Journalists and Press ride free (show your credentials)!
• Runway Cafe features paintings/drawings by Michael O’Driscoll who has been painting and illustrating in Seattle since 1996. His Bedbug character is now in ‘Bedbug’s Book of Wisdom’, a 40 page hardbound book of cartoons from his online Daily Cartoon postings.
• Spectrum House Salon & Photography presents”Peep Show” a collection of art works by pinup artist Suzy Todd. Oil paintings and watercolors of pinup queens that titillate and tease; from Rococo Hussies, to circus darlings, to sultry Lover’s eyes.

?AT A GLANCE: Georgetown Art Attack?Date: Saturday, March 8th, 6 – 9 pm?Location: Georgetown neighborhood, Airport Way S corridor between Lucile S and Bailey S; over 40 locations!?Features: Art, Live Music, Food and Spirits, Art Ride art bus (free). ?Website: www.georgetownartattack.com

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