Every Thursday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Seattle area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
TONIGHT, Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6 PIZZA FEST 2011! Three nights of pizza,booze, bands, and fun featuring TacocaT, Pudding Pops, Tit Pig, King Tuff, Shannon and the Clams, The Trashies, Personal and the Pizzas, Coconut Coolouts and more. On Day 3 there will be a pizza eating contest at 10pm outside on the Funhouse’s basketball court.
Starting Friday, August 5 YELLOW FACE by David Henry Hwang ReAct Theatre and the Pork Filled Players proudly present the Northwest premiere of “YELLOW FACE,” the Pulitzer-finalist and Obie-award winning comic “mockumentary” about mistaken racial identity by David Henry Hwang. Casting himself as the protagonist, Hwang recounts his (maybe true, maybe not) hard-hitting attempts to protest yellow face casting in Miss Saigon on Broadway–and his own accidental casting of a white man as Asian.
Saturday, August 6 SPACES IN-BETWEEN: REIMAGINING SEATTLE’S ALLEYS 2010 AIA Seattle Emerging Professional Travelling Fellowship recipient, Daniel Toole, will lead you on a back of house adventure through the alleyways of downtown. Explore layers of history by walking these less-travelled paths through Belltown, Downtown, Pioneer Square, and the International District.
Saturday, August 6 Tamale Making Classes Have you always wanted to learn how to make tamales? Now is your chance to learn from a master tamalera! The class focuses on the traditional preparation of authentic pork tamales. The tamales are prepared in the handmade and traditional fashion using cultural ingredients.
Sunday, August 7 Origins of the Bump & Grind with Coco Lectric Coco teaches you the origins of the bump and grind from belly dance technique to hula, Latin styles and even a bump session to African drums. American burlesque has taken a hint from fertility dances from all over the world and Coco will bring it all together for you. Miss Coco Lectric is a Burlesque Performer and Pinup Model based in Texas. She is a founding member of The Jigglewatts Burlesque, Austin, TX and the Headmistress of The Austin Academy of Burlesque.
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