Learn visual storytelling secrets from the pros.
What: This month, the Northwest Video Workshop aims to teach journalists the importance of great visual storytelling. This workshop covers all the basics, and featured speakers will discuss their experiences in the field.
Visit the International District to ring in the Year of the Dragon.
Celebrate the 2012 Lunar New Year — the Year of the Dragon — in Seattle’s International District! Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, is considered to be the most important holiday in China and celebrated throughout much of East and Southeast Asia.
You’ll see stars at this beloved celebrity impersonation extravaganza.
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or bachelorette party — or maybe even a divorce — the ladies and gentlemen at Le Faux invite you and your friends to enjoy an evening of wild entertainment at Julia’s Restaurant on Capitol Hill.
Warm up with some classic surf guitar from the master himself.
The Act: If you’ve seen “Pulp Fiction,” then you know Dick Dale — his “Misirlou” played over the opening credits, and the classic ditty became synonymous with the film. The man pioneered surf rock music in the 1950s, simply by playing a standard right-handed guitar with his left hand and creating strange, never-before-heard sounds.
Cartoonist David Horsey and others will donate original work to this noble cause.
It is no question that Seattle has produced great talent over the years, and one of these notable figures includes two-time Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and Seattle icon David Horsey. Horsey’s work will be showcased at a fundraising event this month intended to benefit the people of Haiti.
Seattle By Foot invites you to learn about — and sip on — the city’s finest joe.
You may think you know everything about Seattle, but Seattle By Foot begs to differ. The group sponsors walking tours that allow you to explore the city’s nooks and crannies — even die-hard locals don’t about some of these locations. Seattle By Foot wants you to experience a whole new side of your hometown — and if you join them during the weekend, you’ll enjoy some fresh coffee while you’re at it. A lot of fresh coffee, actually.
Get out there and meet someone special — without the pressure of a blind date.
This time of year can be lonely for those in search of Mr. or Ms. Right. If you’re available (and looking), you’re in luck this holiday season — Tasty Seattle wants to plug you into the city’s upscale singles scene.
Enjoy an American holiday classic, courtesy of Seattle Theatre Group.
This yuletide season, Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity” — celebrating the 50th anniversary of its premiere this month — will be presented at The Moore Theatre by Seattle Theatre Group (STG).