Friday, December 19, 2014

This Weekend

  • Invisible Touch: Los Amigos Invisibles at Neumos

    The innovative Venezuelan acid jazz-funk-disco fusion group puts on one of the best live shows you'll ever see.

    Let it loop: The band's upcoming Repeat After Me is their first new album in four years.

    Fri 8p. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St, Capitol Hill (206-341-0112). $17 here.

    Nearby: Monsoon; Anchovies & Olives; Momiji

  • Play The Ponies: Opening Day At Emerald Downs

    Horse racing season kicks off this week at Seattle's only racetrack.

    Wise wagers: Local favorite Wasserman, the track's all-time leading money earner, races this weekend.

    Fri 6p. Emerald Downs 2300 Emerald Downs Dr, Auburn (253-288-7711). $7.

    Nearby: Harvey's Billiards; Quarter Chute Cafe; Iron Horse Casino

  • An Edible Honorific: Tanakasan Pop-Up

    Tom Douglas's new Asian fusion gets a two-day preview before opening in early June. We'll be there.

    Ramen's top: The sample menu includes Japanese noodles, tea-smoked duck, and "ricecicles."

    Sat & Sun 6p. Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Avenue, Belltown (206-448-2001). $50 here.

    Nearby: Bathtub Gin; Shorty's; Feierabend

  • Ride On: Seattle Pedaler's Fair

    Celebrate the start of bike season with this two-day extravaganza of cycle-related stuff.

    Pedal power: Exhibitors include frame shops, clothing designers and even bike-friendly breweries.

    Sat & Sun 11a-5p. Underground Events Center, 2407 1st Ave, Belltown (206-957-8076). Free.

    Nearby: Shorty's; Palace Kitchen; Il Bistro

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