Speed Lens: Crash Cinema Horror Challenge
Seattle movie makers had one day to make a spine-tingling short and get it edited to run tonight.
Sharp cuts: Some mega-talented directors are taking part, so get ready to comfort your date, 'cause she's gonna scream.
Tonight 7p. SIFF Film Center, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Queen Anne (206-464-5830). $13 here.
Nearby: Toulouse Petit; Sully's; Mecca Café
Get Weird: Black Weirdo: The Party
THEESatisfaction's monthly party hit Brooklyn in August; now they're back home stronger than ever.
Wheels of steel: DJ sets and performances from Seattle's dopest hip-hop acts await you, costume or not.
Tonight 9p-2a. Lo-Fi, 429 Eastlake Ave. E, Capitol Hill (206-254-2824). $12 here.
Nearby: Sun Liquor; Montana; Highline
Junior Partners: Garfunkel & Oates
Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome's songs are mega-viral, and even funnier in person.
Back door: Their latest track "The Loophole" (NSFW) takes on Catholic girls who save everything for marriage but...
Fri 8p. Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St., University District (206-682-1414). $23 here.
Nearby: Blue Moon; Lucid; Village Sushi
Savory Sheep: Lamb Jam 2013
Sixteen Seattle-area cooks battle for kitchen supremacy using lamb as the secret ingredient.
Top chefs: Jason Stoneburner, Meeru Dhalwala, and Peter Birk lead the list of gifted competitors.
Sun 2p. The Foundry, 4130 1st Ave. S, SoDo (206-932-4717). $60 here.
Nearby: 9 Lb. Hammer; Hudson; Jules Maes