Lethal Loteria: Morbid Curiositease
This monthly burlesque takes a Cinco de Mayo spin with the classic Mexican game of Loteria.
Dance of death: Sideshow acts, live music, and the chance to win some prizes all await.
Fri 6p. Unicorn, 1118 E. Pike, Capitol Hill (206-325-6492). $18-25 here.
Nearby: Rock Box; Knee High Stocking Co; Tavern Law
In The Hunt: Seattle Challenge 2013
Test your legs and your wits with this combination 5K and scavenger hunt throughout the city.
Big Leagues: The top teams qualify for November's national Challenge in Las Vegas.
Sat 1p. Pyramid Alehouse, 1201 1st Ave S, SoDo (206-682-3377). $30-50 here.
Nearby: Hooverville; Temple Billiards; Aston Manor
Born To Be Bad: Rex Velvet's Seattle Takeover
The self-proclaimed supervillain started his evil career as a jape at local heroes, but he really just loves to party.
Legion of doom: This bash may be for the villains, but the proceeds go to three Seattle charities.
Sat 7:30p. Fremont Mischief Distillery, 132 N. Canal, Fremont (206-547-0838). $25 here.
Nearby: The Backdoor at Roxy's; Brouwer's Cafe; Nectar
Reel Life: Seattle True Independent Film Festival
Also known as STIFF, this idiosyncratic collection of programming is nine days of zero-budget, indescribable cinema.
Feature presentation: Film subjects include talking food and a murderous burlesque troupe.
Today-Sun. Various locations, University District. $8-50 here.
Nearby: Blue Moon Tavern; The District Lounge; Korean Tofu House