August means summer and sunshine! Street fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, a county fair, fun runs - take your pick!

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The last week of Seafair celebrations is this month, culminating in the popular hydroplane races on Lake Washington and the Boeing Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. It's a spectacular event that is anticipated by thousands each year.

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American Idol Live!

Champ Nick Fradiani brings his coronation song "Beautiful Life" and his fellow finalists to Seattle's McCaw Hall for an up-close and personal show.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

McCaw Hall

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Art Walk in Pioneer Square

Join Seattle’s original First Thursday art walk in Pioneer Square. Here you’ll find the largest concentration of art galleries in the city. The art walk is free & self-guided, every month from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Thursday, May 7 through Thursday, August 6

Pioneer Square
  
Seattle


Cabaret

Leave the modern world and step back in time to "Cabaret" and the divinely decadent Kit Kat Klub of pre-war Germany, where the music is tantalizing and the drinks are plentiful.
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Saturday, July 11 through Saturday, August 1

Everett Performing Arts Center

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CitySolve Urban Race Seattle

"CitySolve Urban Race" is a fun and active urban adventure game where teams solve puzzles and face challenges together while discovering the city in a fun new way.
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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Whole Foods

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Comedian Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings has a resume that would make almost any comedian jealous.
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Thursday, August 6 through Saturday, August 8

Parlor Live Seattle

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Comedian Jim Norton

Best known for his work on TV's hit "Louie" and as a co-host of "Opie Radio", Jim Norton brings his brutally honest comedy to Parlor Live Seattle.
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Thursday, August 13 through Friday, August 14

Parlor Live Seattle

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Comedian Luenell

Known for her brash comedy style, Luenell's the kind of personality who only needs one name.
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Thursday, August 6 through Saturday, August 8

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Comedian Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson's versatile talents -- from stand-up comedy to acting to musical savvy -- have earned him a reputation as an extraordinary entertainer.
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Thursday, August 20 through Friday, August 21

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Dance Like a Man

"Dance Like a Man" is the "Mousetrap" of India: It is the country's longest-running English-language play.
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Friday, July 24 through Sunday, August 2

Bullitt Cabaret at ACT

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Feel You Up!

Are you ready for a night of hilarious improv skewering the self-help world of instant enlightenment? Well you're in luck, because the folks at Unexpected Productions want you to join them for "Feel You Up!" where internationally known guru John Joyce will lead you through a step-by-step self-discovery process that is guaranteed to change your life forever (disclaimer: it definitely won't do that).
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Saturday, July 11 through Saturday, August 15

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Fiddler on the Roof

This Aurora Theatre Company production of the longtime Broadway favorite "Fiddler on the Roof" boasts a cast of 26 and an orchestra of 10.
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Friday, July 31 through Saturday, August 22

Shoreline City Hall Courtyard

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Fremont First Friday Art Walk

Each month from 6pm to 9pm celebrate the arts in Fremont. See a variety of art from local artists, walk by art installations such as the Lenin statue and the Fremont Troll, try locally made wine, beer, coffee, chocolate, and more from local establishments plus a steady rotation of mobile food trucks. 

Friday, April 3 through Friday, December 4

Fremont Art Walk
fremontfirstfriday@gmail.com   
Fremont


Giant Sand

You can feel the desert's lonely expanse in Giant Sand's atmospheric music.
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Monday, August 3, 2015

The Triple Door

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Gigantic Bicycle Festival

The Pacific Northwest's celebration of bicycle culture returns to Centennial Fields Park in Snoqualmie for three days of camping, music, food trucks, film screenings and bikes! Designed around a century ride that starts in Seattle, you don't have to ride 100 miles to take part in the party with these festival passes.
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Friday, August 21 through Saturday, August 22

Centennial Fields Park

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Guitarist Gary Hoey With Johnny Smokes

Masterful guitarist Gary Hoey comes to The Triple Door in Seattle.
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Thursday, August 6, 2015

The Triple Door

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Hold These Truths

A little-known American hero steps into the spotlight in playwright Jeanne Sakata's eloquent one-man show, "Hold These Truths".
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Friday, July 17 through Wednesday, August 12

Falls Theatre at ACT

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Indian Ink

The acclaimed South Asian performance group Pratidhwani teams with the Sound Theatre Company for the Seattle premiere of Tom Stoppard's romantic drama "Indian Ink", which explores the brief and mysterious relationship between Flora, an adventurous English poet, and an Indian artist during that country's struggle for independence in the '30s.
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Friday, August 14 through Sunday, August 30

Center Theatre

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Issaquah ArtWalk

Issaquah ArtWalk is a lively, festive event with a variety of artistic styles, interactive art demonstrations, live music and dance in multiple locations throughout the historic downtown.  First Friday in July and August 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friday, July 10 through Friday, August 7

Downtown Issaquah
232 Front St. N.   
Issaquah


JamFest 2015

JamFest is a summer music series on third Thursdays in July and August.  Enjoy live musicians and bands at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and in nearby cabarets, dance in Hing Hay Park, art galleries, restaurants and shops. One cover charge gets you into all the music venues and admission to the museum.

Thursday, July 16 through Thursday, August 20

Wing Luke Museum
719 South King Street   
Seattle


John Baxter is a Switch Hitter

What happens when one gay softball team accuses another of having too many "straight ringers" on the field? In the hilarious new play "John Baxter Is a Switch Hitter", the answer is an impromptu tribunal before which the players must defend themselves -- and their sexual pasts.
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Tuesday, August 18 through Sunday, August 23

The Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

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Matilda The Musical

The Tony-Award-winning "Matilda The Musical" was "Time" magazine's number-one show of the year.
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Tuesday, August 18 through Sunday, September 6

The 5th Avenue Theatre

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Nabucco

Seattle Opera takes you on a journey of biblical proportions with its stunning production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Nabucco".
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Saturday, August 8 through Saturday, August 22

McCaw Hall

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Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick

Grammy-winning guitar hero Peter Frampton is such an American rock icon that he's managed to appear on both "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy".
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Friday, August 28, 2015

Marymoor Park

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Pippin

After dazzling audiences in New York and Boston -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical -- this exciting new staging of "Pippin" comes to Seattle's Paramount Theatre.
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Sunday, August 16 through Sunday, August 23

The Paramount Theatre

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Friday, August 28, 2015

West of Lenin

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Seattle Art Fair

From the galleries of Berlin and Miami to the Arts Section of "The New York Times" buzz has been building about the debut of the Seattle Art Fair.
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Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2

CenturyLink Field

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Seattle Theatresports

Seattle's longest-running show, Unexpected Productions' Theatresports is among the best improv the Northwest has to offer.
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Friday, August 7 through Thursday, September 10

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Shameless

Several of the most talented striptease artists in Seattle are combining their prodigious talents in a burlesque extravaganza called "Shameless", with proceeds benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Liquid Lime

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Singer-Songwriter Rodrigo Amarante With Vikesh Kapoor

He's performed with living legends like Gilberto Gil, collaborated with indie stars like Devendra Banhart and Adam Green, and brought soulful, samba-flavored trop pop from his native Rio de Janeiro to the U.S. and beyond.
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Sunday, August 2, 2015

The Triple Door

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Smitty & Miles

Improv is all too often a young man's game -- quite literally -- with many teams dominated by male millennials.
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Friday, July 10 through Saturday, August 8

West of Lenin

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Spring Awakening

It's hard to shock Broadway; it's harder still to thrill New Yorkers with ...
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Friday, August 21 through Saturday, August 29

Broadway Performance Hall

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Summerplay 2015: A Festival of New Works

Tacoma Musical Playhouse is taking the idea of the summer theater fest -- and turning it up to 11! That's because at the 13th annual "Summerplay" festival, you'll get to see 11 super-short plays from some of the most promising playwrights in the country, representing a half dozen states between Washington and Massachusetts.
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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

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Sunday Brunch Cruise: Gourmet Buffet & Scenic Tour

Enjoy an elegant weekend brunch cruise with spectacular views of Mount Rainier and Seattle's downtown skyline aboard a lovely Waterways yacht.
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Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, September 27

Waterways Cruises

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The Lion in Winter

There's a royal feast set out for Christmas but the attendants are determined to devour each other in "The Lion in Winter", the witty historical drama that brings England's King Henry II and his family to raucous, compelling life.
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Friday, August 21 through Sunday, September 6

SecondStory Repertory

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The Love Markets

ACT's intimate Bullitt Cabaret becomes a musical boudoir filled with absurdity, hilarity and heartbreak as ruffle-clad ruffians The Love Markets fill the stage with songs of love, subversion and revolution.
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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Bullitt Cabaret at ACT

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The Return of Chaos

By day, they're mild-mannered employees of local hotspots such as the Space Needle and the Monorail; by night, they're a band of the city's greatest crime fighters, and at this thrilling Teatro ZinZanni show they'll face their greatest challenge yet.
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Friday, June 19 through Sunday, September 13

Teatro ZinZanni

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Yellow Brick Road

When Biore Bang, understudy to the understudy to the replacement Elphaba in the third national tour of "Wicked" heads home to the Emerald City (Seattle) she defies a lot more than gravity in "Yellow Brick Road", the drag-tastic, burlesque-infused tribute to the greatest musical "there is or was".
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Sunday, August 16 through Tuesday, August 18

Jewelbox Theater at Rendezvous

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