Wednesday, July 30, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Hail to The King: Elvis Invitationals

    Amateur Elvis look-alikes compete to represent the King at all stages of his career – from handsome young G.I. to bloated wreck.

    Love me tender: This event has been running for 16 years and gets wilder each time. Here's video from last year's winner.

    Sat 7:30p. EMP SkyChurch, 325 5th Avenue N., Queen Anne (206-770-2702). $15 here.

    Nearby: Streamline Tavern; How To Cook A Wolf; Mecca Cafe

  • Push Powder: Winterfest At 49° North

    49° North hosts a huge weekend of races, product demos, and nighttime snowshoe adventures.

    Sleep & ski: If you want to stay over, lodgings are just $15 per bed on Saturday night.

    Sat-Sun 9a-6p. 49° North, 3311 Flowery Trail Rd., Chewelah (509-935-6649), free

  • Liberal Laughs: Jamie Kilstein at the Highline

    Brooklyn-based comedian Kilstein doesn’t mince words – his TV debut on Conan featured memorable riffs on drones and torture. 

    Hold your meat: Kilstein is a committed vegan, and the Highline doesn’t serve any animal products.

    Sat 9p. 210 Broadway Ave. E., Capitol Hill (206-325-6051). $15 here.

    Nearby: El Gaucho; Roq la Rue; Big Picture

  • Latter-Day Tickets: The Book Of Mormon at the Paramount

    Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s musical adaptation of Mitt Romney’s faith blew away Broadway and is about to hit Seattle.

    Hot tip: The show has been sold out for months, but 20 tickets are available by lottery at 5:30 every day.

    Thu-Sun 7:30p. Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Downtown (206-292-2787). $25.

    Nearby: Knee High Stocking Co; HoneyHole; Alibi Room

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