Dare To Be Stupid: Al-Stravaganza
A burlesque show with hot ladies shimmying to the music of “Weird Al” Yankovic? Yup, now we’ve seen everything.
Rice-A-Roni: Featured performers from the show's original staging in San Francisco have made the trip north.
Fri 7p & 8:30p. The Rendezvous 2322 2nd Ave, Belltown (206-441-5823) $12.
Nearby: Bathtub Gin; Shorty's; Two Bells
Shake Out The Cold: Winter Warmup
Polyrhythmics headline this night of greasy horn-driven funk.
Think ahead: The other good reason to attend is to get your hands on cheap tickets for this summer’s epic Meltdown Festival.
Sat 8p. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St, Capitol Hill (206-341-0112) $12.
Nearby: Monsoon; Anchovies & Olives; Momiji
Stir The Pot: Tavolata Chili Cook-Off
Dozens of Seattle’s top culinary minds bring their best chili to raise money for the Fetal Health Foundation.
Spill the beans: Participating chefs include Manny Arce of Poquito’s and Dan Braun of Oliver’s Twist.
Sun 6p. Tavolata, 2323 2nd Avenue, Belltown (206- 838-8008). $50.
Nearby: Shorty’s, Bathtub Gin, Rob Roy
Locavoracious: Seattle Food & Wine Experience
This is Seattle’s premiere foodie event, stuffing the Exhibition Hall to bursting with tasty bites and adult beverages.
Sip and spit: With over 100 wineries represented, they recommend you arrange for a designated driver.
Sun Noon-5p. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 300 Mercer Street, Queen Anne. $55.
Nearby: Toulouse Petit; Sully's; Mecca Café