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Skewered locust.
Jun 16
Seattle, Washington

An Insect Feast with The Bug Chef

Munch on crickets, locusts, and Chinese medicinal ants in an iconic 1960s dive bar at this Gastro Obscura event.
From Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan.
Jun 25
Seattle, Washington

Supernatural Cats and the Meowtropolitan

Enjoy tales of supernatural cats with Japanese folklorist Zack Davisson at Seattle's first cat cafe.
Cuttlefish with movie ticket.
Jun 27
Seattle, Washington

Cephalopod Movie Night With Science Friday

Join us for an evening of talk, tentacles, and talent, featuring four original short films from Science Friday and a panel of scientists.
Outside Erato Gallery.
Jul 14
Seattle, Washington

A Very Wicked City Walking Tour

Take a tour of Seattle's libidinal landscape and history with artist Susan Robb.
Archie McPhee building.
Jul 19
Seattle, Washington

After Hours at Archie McPhee

Explore the whimsical world of a Seattle institution with Archie McPhee founder Mark Pahlow.
Limited special edition of Ascend Ascend.
Sep 20
Seattle, Washington

Ascend Ascend: A Poetic Performance

Experience a public ritual for personal transformation with poet Janaka Stucky, featuring cellist and Stranger Genius Lori Goldston, then take home your own copy of Janaka’s newest collection of poems.

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