So much to do, so much to do on the second Thursday of the month. In addition to the usual Capitol Hill Art Blitz, which allows you to peruse shops and galleries around the neighborhood, there are some not regularly scheduled highlights not to be missed on the Hill and downtown.
Lady Rizo at the Triple Door – 7:30 PM, All Ages
Originally from Seattle, Lady Rizo is a beloved and wildly popular cabaret chanteuse now based in New York City where she has sold out performances for years and earned critical acclaim for an act that combines “glamour, wit, and real vocal chops,” to quote Michael Musto. Next week she begins a three-week run at London’s SOHO Theatre but for one night only she’s coming back to her hometown to fill The Triple Door’s gorgeous performance space with her wit, raucous retro vocals singing recent pop music hits and classic tunes, backed up by her talented band. Expect the unexpected.
S h a p e s @ Glasswing – 6-9 PM, All Ages
A super exciting collaboration between some of the brightest design minds in the local scene, S h a p e s at the sleek and chic Capitol Hill boutique Glasswing (1525 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) will place in one space a video installation by Charlie Schuck (of Object) with sculpture by Michael Ottersen (curated by Vignettes gallery) and pieces from the Spring Summer collection of design duo Wyatt Orr, who wowed us with their work at the 2013 Independent Designer Runway Show. It’s a beautiful marriage of art, fashion and design not to be missed.
‘Mo-Wave Queer Art Show and Opening Night Party – 6PM, Ages 21+
True Love Art Gallery (1525 Summit Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) hosts the opening night of ‘Mo-Wave Festival, which celebrates queer music and arts in Seattle. Featured artists in the group show at the tattoo-parlor-cum-gallery-space will include Brian Britigan, Frank Correa, Zackary Drucker, Frederique Fluery, Michael Horwitz, MKNZ, Narcissister, Slava Mogutin and Brian Kenny. The works will probably range from pensive to provocative to colorful to raunchy, so leave the kids at home for this one.
But most importantly…get out!
PS: Ghost Gallery is turning 4 years old, so be sure to stop by for that celebration, too!