Chow Down On Bugs: A Mini-Beast Menagerie
David George Gordon is Seattle's local expert in edible insects, and there'll be critters in spades tonight.
Good cause: Gordon suffered a brain stem stroke recently, so the event is a fundraiser to defray his medical expenses.
Tonight 6p. Cafe Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way NE, University District (206-523-5282). Free.
Nearby: Lucid; Zig Zag Café; The Monkey
Golden Ticket: Seattle Rock Lottery
25 musicians are randomly put into bands and tasked to create 3-5 original songs in twelve hours.
All-stars: Participants include members of Codeine, R.E.M., and the Murder City Devils.
Sat 9p. Crocodile Cafe, 2200 2nd Ave., Belltown (206-441-4618). $10 here.
Nearby: Shorty's; Bathtub Gin & Co; Rob Roy
Tie Them Up: Bondage With Max
If you want to incorporate Fifty Shades of Grey into your bedroom fun, this is the class for you.
All comers: The seminar is open to all genders and orientations, and they recommend you bring a partner.
Wild At Heart, 1111 NW Leary Way, Ballard (206-782-5538). $25-40 here
Nearby: The Walrus & The Carpenter; Veraci; El Camion
Pizza Academy: Toss Like A Boss
Seattle's best pizzamakers compete in an all-out battle for dough-spinning supremacy.
Slice by slice: Admission gets you all-you-can-eat 'za and a scorecard to rank the competitors.
Sun Noon. Ballard Pizza Company, 5107 Ballard Ave NW, Ballard (206-659-6033). $20
Nearby: Noble Fir; Hazlewood; Tin Hat