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December 30th, 2016

My 2017 Seattle Arts Calendar [Dec. 30th, 2016|05:07 pm]
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Jan 5 @ 6:15pm. Screening of "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap," a new documentary about the gender gap in software engineering, at the Living Computer Museum. http://www.livingcomputers.org

Jan 16 @ 7pm. Broadcast to movie theaters (e.g. Pacific Place 11) of the season four finale of "Sherlock." http://www.fathomevents.com

Jan 24. Registration opens for the Cascade Bicycle Club's August ride from Seattle to Vancouver BC. https://www.cascade.org

Jan 26 @ noon. Beginning of the 48 hour time window for Burning Man ticket pre-sale registration. The festival itself will be held over Aug 27-Sep 4. http://burningman.org

Feb 7. Release of Neil Gaiman's new book "Norse Mythology," a creative retelling of the original myths. Neil will also be speaking at Benaroya Hall on Apr 2 @ 7pm. http://www.neilgaiman.com

Feb 2-12. The Moore Theatre hosts the National Theatre of Scotland's presentation of "Let the Right One In" (based on the novel and film of the same name). http://www.stgpresents.org

Feb 3-12. Pacific Northwest Ballet presents "Cendrillon," a retelling of the Cinderella story by the same choreographer who created the acclaimed Romeo et Juliette. https://www.pnb.org

Feb 17 @ 7:30pm. Sherman Alexie, Jess Walter, and Karen Russell record an episode of their "A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment" podcast live at Town Hall Seattle. https://townhallseattle.org

Mar 7. Release of former Seattle Symphony music director Gerard Schwarz's new book "Behind the Baton." Gerard will also be speaking at Town Hall Seattle on Feb 16 @ 7:30pm. http://www.gerardschwarz.com

Aug 3-6. Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Field Event Center. http://seattleartfair.com

Aug 21 @ 10:18am. Total solar eclipse in Salem, Oregon. http://www.eclipse2017.org

Sep 12 @ 10am. Apple's product launch broadcast. https://www.apple.com

Sep 15 @ 4:54am. NASA's Cassini probe plunges to its destruction in Saturn's atmosphere. For a poignancy multiplier, read Ian Mcdonald's "The Falls: A Luna Story" first. https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov

Sep 17 @ 8pm. Ken Burns' new Vietnam War documentary premieres on PBS. http://kenburns.com

Sep 21-23. Kremfest, a new electronic music festival, will be held at at Kremwerk. http://www.kremwerk.com

Sep 24 @ 8:30pm. Premiere of "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS. http://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-discovery/

Sep 28-30 @ 6pm and 9pm. The Blind Cafe in Fremont. https://www.theblindcafe.com

Sep 29. Release of updated "Hype!" documentary. http://www.hypethemovie.com

Oct 14. SeaCompression in Burien, beginning at 2pm. http://www.ignitionnw.com

Oct 17. Release of Walter Isaacson's new Leonardo da Vinci biography. http://www.simonandschuster.com

Oct 26 @ 7:30pm. Nathan Myhrvold introduces his new book on breadmaking at the Egyptian Theater. https://townhallseattle.org

Oct 27 @ 10pm. "Cat Videos Live" at the Neptune Theatre. http://www.catvideoslive.com

Oct 31. A good day to check whether SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy launch date has been set. http://www.spacex.com

Dec 3 @ 2pm. Pianist Jeremy Denk performs a Mozart, Prokofiev, Beethoven, and Schumann recital at Benaroya Hall. https://jeremydenk.net

Feb 25, 2018. Release of O'Reilly Media's new book "Mastering Ethereum: Implementing Digital Contracts." See https://tinyurl.com/y99g2to6 for background.

Feb 27, 2018. Release of Steven Pinker's new book "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress." https://stevenpinker.com

Mar 29 @ 7:30pm, 2018. Seattle Symphony performs the world premiere of John Luther Adams' "Become Desert," along with Beethoven's fifth piano concerto (using the same pianist who performed the Dec 3 recital listed above). http://www.seattlesymphony.org

And finally, here's something beautiful for free: https://tinyurl.com/ydhayjf4

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