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Hot Tickets: Seattle

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on August 4, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Seattle

 

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San Diego – Johnny Rad Fest This Weekend!!

Starting on Thursday, July 28 the folks at Brixton clothing are putting on a great music festival. The 4th Annual Johnny Rad Fest, featuring three nights of amazing garage pop and punk rock including The Spits, Reigning Sound, Half Rats and Shannon and the Clams. Brixton was created in 2004 and creates clothes that “appeal to the individual in a modern yet traditional way” and that’s fitting because many of the bands playing Johnny Rad Fest take classic sounds and update them for the hipster set.

Day 1 features headliners The Spits, an amazing band from Brown Paper Ticket’s hometown of Seattle, Washington. Their live shows are the stuff of legend in the Northwest. The band often performs in costumes and cranks out dirty, noisy, synth-heavy garage punk at local punk venues like The Funhouse. Their sound is a mash-up of classic skate-punk, 80’s arcade game synths and 60’s psych and they’re a great band to drink to. This is sure to be the rowdiest show of the weekend so take the next day off of work so you can nurse your hangover. They’re playing at the Til Two Club this Thursday, July 28. Tickets are available here but are going fast so get them now. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 27, 2011 in Music

 

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