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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the San Francisco area. Check back every Tuesday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TOMORROW, December 21 | TransportedSF Winter Solstice Celebration:  Winter solstice: A time to reflect, renew, go inward. The longest night of the year. What better way to celebrate than to take a biodiesel/solar bus to three beautiful spots in the Bay for a poetry reading, a renegade tea lounge, and a winter ritual?

Thursday, December 22 | Santaland Diaries: Combined Artform is celebrating ten years with ten performances of Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris and adapted to the stage by Joe Mantello.  David Sinaiko puts on his elf hat and boots to return to the Eureka Theatre as everyone’s favorite elf, Crumpet. No one captures the craziness of the holidays like David Sedaris. Come see the show that critics and audiences love and keep coming back for more and spend the holidays with Combined Artform at the Eureka Theatre.

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Posted by on December 20, 2011 in Hot Tickets, San Francisco

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Tuesday, December 20 | BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974) & SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT (1984) (double feature): Normal holiday cinematic fare giving you a headache? The Grindhouse Film Festival and New Beverly Cinema have the perfect antidote: a double-feature of yuletide horror. You’re welcome.

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Posted by on December 19, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Seattle

Every Thursday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets posts upcoming events happening in the Seattle. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Tonight! An Improvised Christmas Carol –  Seattle’s funniest Christmas show returns! First performed in 1985, A(n Improvised) Christmas Carol brings Charles Dickens’s Christmas classic to the stage with a twist. What if Scrooge owned a pet store? What if the Ghost of Christmas Past was a Film Noir detective? What if Tiny Tim wasn’t so tiny? The audience gives suggestions up front, and Unexpected Productions’ improvisers use these suggestions to tell an all new tale of how Christmas can (or can’t!) change Ebenezer Scrooge’s life! This is a great show for families, shoppers, tourists, and audience members of all ages.

Tonight!Gigs4Good for Team Up: Drew Grow & TPW’s, Lower Lights Burning, Chris Cunningham –  Come and celebrate the end of another great year with Team Up for Nonprofits. Portland’s Drew Grow & The Pastor’s Wives, Shelton’s Lower Lights Burning and Ravenna Woods’ Chris Cunningham are all coming together to perform a very special Gigs4Good benefit for Team Up at The Tractor on Dec 15th.  The second annual Gigs4Good for Team Up benefit is an opportunity to see some great music while supporting a 501(c)3 organization that works tirelessly to support other great nonprofits in our community.

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Posted by on December 15, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Seattle

 

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Hot Tickets: Seattle

Every Thursday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets posts upcoming events happening in the Seattle. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Friday, December 2 2011 Winter Beer Festival –  The Washington Beer Commission’s Winter Beer Festival will showcase a variety of winter seasonals from over 30 Washington breweries. This year’s beer lineup will include dark malty stouts, robust winter warmers, barrel-aged gems and many more. Other features include beer and chocolate pairings, fine pub cuisine by Hale’s and a holiday gift shop.

Saturday, December 3 New Balance Girls on the Run 5K – Join us at the New Balance Girls on the Run 5K, presented by QFC! This is the graduation race for our Fall program participants, and is open to the community. Women, men, children, leashed pets and all-terrain strollers welcome! Our theme is ‘Super Heroes’ so grab your cape or super hero costume and join us on 5K day to show your support for Girls on the Run. Post-5K celebration includes a festival full of fun for the whole family. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 1, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Seattle

 

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See It First for Less: The Nutcracker Opens in Bellevue on Friday, December 9th.

Thanksgiving is over and Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed so it’s time to start making those holiday plans with the family. Nothing says Christmas more than The Nutcracker and here in the Pacific Northwest, International Ballet Theatre, based in Bellevue, Washington, will bring their version of this holiday classic, complete with the original Russian flair, exquisite costuming and theatrical pageantry of the original, to the Meydenbauer Theatre. Even better, they’re offering discounted tickets for opening night available exclusively through Brown Paper Tickets for a limited time. Opening night is on Friday, December 9 and tickets are going fast so pick yours up right over here. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 30, 2011 in Arts, Dance

 

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