Friday, January 30, 2015

This Weekend

  • Weird Hits: The Boxer's Omen

    This totally insane 1983 Hong Kong horror film is as rare as it is weird, with only a few prints known to exist.

    See for yourself: We could waste time talking or you could just watch the original trailer right now.

    Tonight 9p & Sat 11p. Grand Illusion, 1403 NE 50th St., University District (206-523-3935). $8.

    Nearby: Blue Moon Tavern; The District Lounge; Korean Tofu House

  • See Food: The Blind Cafe

    This intimate dining experience serves meals in a pitch-black dining room, using a completely blind waitstaff.

    Super senses: Novelty aside, blinded diners report increased sensitivity to taste and sound.

    Tonight-Sat 7p. Fremont Baptist Church, 717 N 36th St, Fremont (206-632-7994). $35-95 here.

    Nearby: Brouwer's Cafe; Add-A-Ball; Nectar Lounge

  • Sweet and Dirty: Jello Underground

    Of course Seattle has a female-run jello wrestling league. Move over, roller derby.

    For the belt: Defending champion Baberaham Lincoln will put her title on the line against all comers.

    Sat 11p. Dante's, 5300 Roosevelt Way NE, University District (206-525-1300). $5.

    Nearby: Thai Tom; Mandarin Chef; Sushi Tokyo

  • A Galaxy Far Away: One-Man Star Wars

    The three good Star Wars movies condensed into two hours and performed by one dude.

    The Force: Charles Ross has been performing this show since 2002 in more than 180 cities.

    Sat 7p & 10p. The Triple Door, 216 Union St, Downtown (206-838-4333). $20 here.

    Nearby: White Horse Trading; Alibi Room; Noc Noc

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