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    Upper Fremont at 43rd
    On the #5 bus line.


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    Seattle, WA 98103


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    NOVEMBER | DECEMBER  |  JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH

    11/20: Mirel Wagner

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    with special guest LIZZY GUNDERSEN (Le Wrens)

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    Tickets at the door ($13 general, $10 student)  ||   Facebook RSVP

    11/21: Abbey 100 Party

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    Celebrate Fremont Abbey’s 100 year history and help power the next 100 years of community.  Everyone is invited!  The theme for the evening will be historic 1914 era with futuristic 2114  flair. Feel free to dress up if you’d like. Food, drinks, live music & performances, interactive art making, storytelling, more.

    FREE Event, donations welcome, all ages, bar w/ ID.

    6-10pm drop in, toasts at 7p and 9p

    Sponsored by Abbey Arts, Church of the Apostles, Pecado Bueno, Hilliards Brewing, Two Beers Brewing, Seattle Distilling Co., Dry Soda,

     RSVP on Facebook for more info

     

    11/21: The Moth

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    3rd Fridays @ Bloedel Hall St Marks, 1245 10th Ave E.  www.TheMoth.org/events for tickets & info

    Waiting list goes up at 6:30pm for 8pm entry.   (Also 1st Thursdays @ Fremont Abbey)

    11/26: Bryan John Appleby

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    Abbey Arts presents: Bryan John Appleby (solo), Shenandoah Davis, James Wallace (Nashville) @ Ballard Homestead

    @ Ballard Homestead

    A special “house concert” with Seattle favorites and a visitor from Nashville. Join us for this Thanksgiving eve concert in an intimate old renovated space in NW Ballard. Chairs, benches and open floor space available. Small picnics welcome.

    Note: 7:30 concert start, 7:00 doors open
    All ages, mostly seated

    Ballard Homestead is a new community venue space in North Ballard at 6541 Jones Ave NW. Free street parking and in church lot 1 block east on 23rd. Please be extra quiet as you leave the venue due to sleeping neighbors nearby.

    BUY TICKETS

    FACEBOOK RSVP

    DECEMBER 2014

    12/3: Polecat

    12/3 Polecat

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    “Richard Reeves – double bass, Karl Olson – drums, Cayley Schmid – fiddle, Aaron Guest vocals and 12-string guitar, Jeremy Elliott electric lead guitar and vocals. Formed in Bellingham, Washington in Spring 2010, Polecat has traveled all over Northwest U.S., performing over 400 shows in four years. Their unique instrumentation enables them to seamlessly blend genres including bluegrass, country, celtic, rock, reggae, and world music into their sound. The general appeal of Polecat comes from their unique take on roots music and their interactive and high energy live shows.”

    JACOB JOLLIFF / WES CORBET (Joy Kills Sorrow)

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    “Banjo player, Wes Corbett and mandolinist, Jacob Jolliff have been playing music together for over ten years.  Both growing up in the northwest, they would get together to hang out and play shows every chance they had.  A few years later, they both landed in Boston, where they joined the new acoustic group, Joy Kills Sorrow.  With this band they toured internationally for five years, as well as played on many national radio and television programs.  Shortly following JKS going on hiatus in April 2014, Jacob started touring with the progressive bluegrass band, Yonder Mountain String Band.  Lately Wes has been teaching at the prestigious Berklee College of Music as well as working on his own projects.  The duo’s show consists of highly-interactive instrumental music, built on the chemistry that comes from from sharing the stage for so long, as well as tight vocal duets.”

     TICKETS  $10 / $13   ||   Facebook RSVP

    7pm doors, 8pm show, all ages, mostly seated

     

    12/4: The Moth

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    StorySlam Theme: REWARDS

    Abbey Arts presents The Moth StorySLAM: World renowned storytelling event & top arts podcast as heard on NPR!
    1st Thursdays @ Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 3rd Fridays @  Bloedel Hall St Mark’s (Capitol Hill)

    7pm doors, 8:00pm show, all ages, bar w/ ID, plenty of non-reserved seating available.

    Bar profits all go to support nonprofit causes each month.  This month features the Abbey Legacy Fund to empower local arts & community activities at the Fremont Abbey (owned by Church of the Apostles).  All profits go to offset costs to allow young artists to grow & develop here at the Abbey through concerts, open mics, events, volunteerism, and more. 

    ADVANCE TICKETS:  Tickets go onsale through The Moth email system (sign up and select Seattle) and they do sell out fast. Usually about 1 week before the show.   Note: Premium tickets let you get in early and skip the big line but do not guarantee a seat if you’re not there at 6:45.

    WAITING LIST:  Online tickets can sell out in an hour or less, but about 20-50 spots are available at the door ($8 cash only) and we have a convenient waiting list system for you.  Here’s how it works: Simply line up when you can (lines often start by around 6:15pm and then the waiting list goes up outside on the door promptly at 6:30pm.  Once you sign up, feel free to go grab dinner and check back in at 8pm as actual entry will be based on space available at 8pm only, so you have to be outside at 8pm as we read down the list until the venue is full.

    Signup on the Abbey Arts email newsletter to find out other ways to get into The Moth such as the hard to get free Volunteer spots!

    Special thanks to our sponsors: Hilliards Drysoda

    We serve local Hilliards beer & Washington wine from Wilridge Winery, plus a rotating cocktail. All bar profits go to support a different nonprofit cause!  You’re welcome to bring in dinner while you wait for the show to start but we ask that you not eat anything noisy during the event due to the quiet nature of storytelling.

    12/6 The Winter Round

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    Abbey Arts presents: The Winter Round @ The Triple Door

    On Saturday, Dec 6th we’re holding a fabulous dinner party and fundraiser to empower nonprofit arts programs & cultural events in Seattle for people of all ages and incomes. Because arts & community matter. And we can’t do this without you.  Abbey Arts programs are held in Fremont, Ballard, and Capitol Hill. Non-religious. Since 2005.

    The Triple Door serves fabulous food & drink from the Wild Ginger menu and features plush booths and very high end sound & lights. Don’t miss it!

    The 2014 edition of The Winter Round will feature:
    Naomi Wachira
    Eric Anderson (Cataldo)
    many more TBA

    Slam Poets:
    Matt Gano, more

    Live Painters:
    Siolo Thompson painting one large piece to auction off
    Fritha Strand painting small pieces for any $100+ donor

    Info about Abbey Arts and how you can support via www.AbbeyArts.me or www.FremontAbbey.org/donate

    Tickets are $15 general, $20 premium (booths), and VIP rooms are available for your private parties (where you can view the show from upstairs).

    216 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101

    BUY TICKETS or call 206.838.4333

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    12/13: Early Show

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    Pepper Proud + Mikey Mike Gervais, plus live painting by HENRY.  4pm show!  

    Rescheduled to DEC 13.  GET DISCOUNT TICKETS HERE | FACEBOOK RSVP

    4pm Concert for ALL ages @ Ballard Homestead (6541 Jones Ave NW)

    Doors open at 3:30, free parking on street and nearby church lot 1 block away on 23rd

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    Abbey Arts on Tumblr!

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    Hey, we’ve got something new! www.AbbeyArts.Tumblr.com

    12/10-12: Damien Jurado

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    Abbey Arts presents: DAMIEN JURADO – Special Event
    3 shows!
    12/11 and 12/12 are sold out, check for 12/10 TICKETS (Just added!)

    “Seattle veteran’s 11th, and best, dials up the baroque”
    – MOJO |
    “Sumptuous career best”
    – UNCUT | 9/10
    “An artist who never stops surprising.”
    NPR
    “This druggy, headphone record is his freakiest move to date.”
    – Seattle Times
    “with songs as strong as these, the plunge is well worth taking”
    – Consequence of Sound

    12/19* Annual Holiday Concert (special guest)

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    Annual Holiday Concert with very special guests. (Regulars Abbey attendees may have an idea what this event is, wink wink.) Lineup announced Nov 29.

     

    TICKETS   $15 presale  /  ($12 student/senior)  /  $18 door

    12/19* The Moth

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    @ Bloedel Hall St Mark’s, 1245 10th Ave E on Capitol Hill.

    Theme: Bouncing Back 8:15-10:30p event

    Abbey Arts presents The Moth StorySLAM: World renowned storytelling event & top arts podcast as heard on NPR!
    1st Thursdays @ Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 3rd Fridays @  Bloedel Hall St Mark’s (Capitol Hill)

    7pm doors, 8:15pm show, all ages, bar w/ ID, plenty of non-reserved seating available.

    Bar profits all go to support the Abbey Legacy Fund (via Church of the Apostles)

    ADVANCE TICKETS:  Tickets go onsale through The Moth email system (sign up and select Seattle) and they do sell out fast. Usually about 1 week before the show.   Note: Premium tickets let you get in early and skip the big line but do not guarantee a seat if you’re not there at 6:45.

    WAITING LIST:  Online tickets can sell out in an hour or less, so we make about 20-50 spots available at the door ($8 cash only) and we have a convenient waiting list system for you.  For events at Bloedel Hall you’ll have a very good chance of getting in, so do stop by!  Here’s how it works: Simply line up when you can (lines often start by around 6pm and then the waiting list goes up outside on the door promptly at 6:30pm.  Once you sign up, feel free to go grab dinner and check back in at 8pm as actual entry will be based on space available at 8pm only, so you have to be outside at 8pm as we read down the list until the venue is full.

    VOLUNTEER

    Signup on the Abbey Arts email newsletter to find out other ways to get into The Moth such as the hard to get free Volunteer spots!

    Hilliards Drysoda

    We serve local Hilliards beer & Washington wine from Wilridge Winery, plus a special cocktail or two. All bar profits go to support a different nonprofit cause!  You’re welcome to bring in dinner while you wait for the show to start but we ask that you not eat anything noisy during the event due to the quiet nature of storytelling.

    11/11: The Round (#114)

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    Musicians Zach Fleury, Lacey Brown, Emily Ann Peterson + Slam Poet Jamie Marlow (Seattle Poetry Slam), Live visual artist Heather Stringer.  2nd Tuesdays (except December 6th @ The Triple Door!)

    Facebook RSVP, Videos & Info

    $6 student advance / $7 early / $8 ADVANCE TICKETS  /  $10 Door

    1/31* Seattle Rock Orchestra Social Club

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    1/31* – Seattle Rock Orchestra Social Club

    TICKETS   $12 presale  /   ($10 student/senior)  /  $15 door

    11/13 Downton Abbey

    Rainbow City Band performs the music of Downton Abbey. 7:00

     

    11/7-8: The Little Prince

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    La Fille & Rose – Dance, Music & Projection Storytelling inspired by the tale of Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince).

    Choreography by Tara Dyberg, Dance Performance by Tara Dyberg, Victoria McConnell, Mariko Nagashima, Ashleigh Miller,  Music for dance composition and live After Party performance by Sebastian & The Deep Blue.

    7:30p show both nights, DOORS OPEN about 6:45P downstairs in the Gallery. All ages, bar w/ ID. 

    12:30 Kids Matinee on Friday (Free to the public, space is limited, RSVP to tori(at)fremontabbey.org )

    $10-15 advance, $18 at the door, kids 10 and under are free

    BUY ADVANCE TICKETS OR AT THE DOOR

    Event supported in part by Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Dept of Neighborhoods, and Hilliards Beer.

     

    11/18: Playlist Seattle

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    New Event!  Playlist Seattle will feature short theatre performances based on music albums, directed by Kelly McMahon

    @ Ballard Homestead (6541 Jones Ave NW).  7:30 show, 7:00 doors.  $8 at the door

     

    11/14: Mirah, Lemolo

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    *TICKETS AT THE DOOR TONIGHT, 7PM*

    Abbey Arts presents: CATHEDRALS IX Concert with Mirah, Lemolo, Led to Sea

    @ St Mark’s (1245 10th Ave E)

    7:00 doors, 8:00 show

    Open seating & floor available. All ages, mostly seated. 

    TICKETS  $13 / $15 ADVANCE  | $15/18 AT THE DOOR 

     CATHEDRALS CONCERT INFO

     

    10/31: The Moth

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    @ Bloedel Hall St Mark’s, 1245 10th Ave E on Capitol Hill.

    Theme: Haunted  (HALLOWEEN PARTY SPECIAL)  8:15-10:30p event

    Abbey Arts presents The Moth StorySLAM: World renowned storytelling event & top arts podcast as heard on NPR!
    1st Thursdays @ Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 3rd Fridays @  Bloedel Hall St Mark’s (Capitol Hill)

    7pm doors, 8:15pm show, all ages, bar w/ ID, plenty of non-reserved seating available.

    Bar profits all go to support the Abbey Legacy Fund (via Church of the Apostles)

    ADVANCE TICKETS:  Tickets go onsale through The Moth email system (sign up and select Seattle) and they do sell out fast. Usually about 1 week before the show.   Note: Premium tickets let you get in early and skip the big line but do not guarantee a seat if you’re not there at 6:45.

    WAITING LIST:  Online tickets can sell out in an hour or less, so we make about 20-50 spots available at the door ($8 cash only) and we have a convenient waiting list system for you.  For events at Bloedel Hall you’ll have a very good chance of getting in, so do stop by!  Here’s how it works: Simply line up when you can (lines often start by around 6pm and then the waiting list goes up outside on the door promptly at 6:30pm.  Once you sign up, feel free to go grab dinner and check back in at 8pm as actual entry will be based on space available at 8pm only, so you have to be outside at 8pm as we read down the list until the venue is full.

    VOLUNTEER

    Signup on the Abbey Arts email newsletter to find out other ways to get into The Moth such as the hard to get free Volunteer spots!

    Hilliards Drysoda

    We serve local Hilliards beer & Washington wine from Wilridge Winery, plus a special cocktail or two. All bar profits go to support a different nonprofit cause!  You’re welcome to bring in dinner while you wait for the show to start but we ask that you not eat anything noisy during the event due to the quiet nature of storytelling.

    10/24: The College Round

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    Musicians sharing the stage:

    White Lightning (Julian Anderson, Jonny Tollefson, Parker Bowen)   //  Zachary Meyers

    Of the City (Skye Perrin, Cody Kilpatrick):

    and TJ Sawyer!

    + live painter Bethany Tan, plus slam poet and more.

    + Free Arts activities & costume creation fun in the Fireside room before & during the show.  Get the bands to give you Halloween costume advice!

    6:30 doors, 7:30 show.

    TICKETS  $7 / $10 /  $5 (student)   ||   Facebook RSVP  ||  VOLUNTEER

    10/25: Bob Odenkirk

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    Bob Odenkirk (SNL, Breaking Bad) reading, comedy & book signing.

    *LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR TONIGHT
    $25 not including the book, opens at 7pm, cash preferred

    “Bob Odenkirk started by writing sketches for his junior high school classes. Inspired by Monty Python, Bob and Ray, and The Credibility Gap, he went on to work in Chicago’s sketch comedy scene. Professionally he has written for the TV shows “Saturday Night Live”(where he famously wrote “The Motivational Speaker” sketch, and “The Ben Stiller Show” (where he wrote the infamous “Manson Lassie” sketch), and then Bob went and created (and starred in) “Mr. Show with Bob and David”, which has been called “the American Monty Python”. He’s also had a creative hand in creating Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! And The Birthday Boys sketch show on IFC.

    Since Mr. Show finished production he has written, acted in, and directed many films and TV pilots.  As an actor, Bob has had memorable roles as the agent Stevie Grant on “TheLarry Sanders Show”, the character of Saul Goodman AMC’s “Breaking Bad”, and Director Alexander Payne’s Oscar-nominated film “Nebraska”.

    Through it all, Bob has written comedy scripts and short essays. Some of these have appeared in THE NEW YORKER, VICE magazine, and FILTER magazine, among other publications. A LOAD OF HOOEY is a collection of these short pieces, and Bob considers it the “best thing” he’s “ever done”.

    7:00 doors, 8:00 show,
    All ages, mostly seated (general admission), standing room in back
    BAR w/ ID features Local Hilliards Beer & Wilridge Wine (WA), more

    Note: $40 Ticket includes a copy of the book, $20 ticket does not.

    10/14: The Round (113)

     

     

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    Musicians ADD ODE (Galen of Pickwick and his sister Duni)

    2013 Treefort Music Fest

    Ben Fisher

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    Alessandra Rose (The Kindness Kind)

    + live painters Glory Cancro & Brent Holland, plus slam poet.

    2nd Tuesdays, 113 months in a row in Seattle. www.TheRound.org

    7:00 doors, 8:00 show.

    TICKETS  $10 / $13    ||   Facebook RSVP

    10/11: Sam Amidon

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    *TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR TONIGHT*

    Abbey Arts presents Sam Amidon (Vermont) w/ very special guests, plus Eli West opens

    @ Ballard Homestead

    New venue at 6541 Jones Ave NW, between 23rd & 24th off of 65th.
    On the #40 bus line (get off at 65th) or about 1/2 mile walking from the D line at 65th/15th.  Easy 2 block walk to Olaf’s and other bars/restaurants on 24th. 
    Free street parking or free parking lot 1 block east on 23rd.  All ages, mostly seated.  Please be conscious of neighbors sleeping as you leave the venue.

    Note: 7:30 show, 7:00 doors

    TICKETS  $10-12 Advance / $15 at the door   ||   Facebook RSVP

    “Mr. Amidon, who sings and plays guitar, banjo and fiddle in a smart approximation of an old-time style, puts himself in fine company on his latest album, ‘Lily-O’ (Nonesuch). Recorded in Iceland, it was produced by the eclectic composer Valgeir Sigurosson, with a band consisting of the guitarist Bill Frisell, the bassist Shahzad Ismaily and the drummer Chris Vatalaro. (N. C.)”   – New York Times / Plus check out the New York Times album review

    Eli West‘s duo (with Cahalen Morrison) was chosen Best of 2014 for
    NW Roots Music by Seattle Weekly!
    More: “This is quite extraordinary!” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2