Friday, August 29, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Dead Rising: Frankenstein's Army

    This ridiculous Dutch horror film uses found footage to show Nazi soldiers reanimated by mad science.

    Weird War II: The story isn't anything to rave about, but the maniacal monsters are worth the ticket price.

    Fri 10p. SIFF Film Center, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Queen Anne (206-464-5830). $11 here.

    Nearby: Toulouse Petit; Sully's; Mecca Café

  • Good Neighbors: Capitol Hill Block Party

    Seattle's hippest neighborhood shuts down a section for more than 100 bands, DJs, and general mayhem.

    Headliners: Must-see acts include the Flaming Lips, Purity Ring, Killer Mike and El-P.

    Fri-Sun. Various Locations, Capitol Hill (800-277-1552). $40 here.

    Nearby: Boom Noodle; Unicorn; Poquitos

  • In the Hunt: CitySolve Urban Race

    This citywide scavenger hunt tests your legs and your brains as you solve riddles all over Seattle.

    Cash in: The winner takes home $300, so why not earn a little extra scrilla this weekend?

    Sat noon. 88 Keys, 315 2nd Ave. S., Pioneer Square (800-277-1552). $60 here.

    Nearby: Salumi; Il Corvo; Green Leaf

  • Sip the Shell: Scotch and Oyster Pairing

    Enjoy high-end single malt shots served with incredibly fresh oysters for National Scotch Day.

    Mouth magic: They may seem like an odd couple, but they have a remarkable affinity when paired correctly.

    Sat 4p. Ballard Annex Oyster House, 5410 Ballard Ave. NW, Ballard (206-783-5410). $25 here.

    Nearby: The Walrus & The Carpenter; Hazlewood; Staple & Fancy Mercantile

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