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November 2017

Original Music inspired by Lindy West’s Shrill

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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$20

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle, The Royal Room, and JazzED partner to present an evening of empowered original music inspired by renowned New York Times columnist Lindy West’s memoir, Shrill, on November 17. West will be on-hand to offer remarks, and the evening will begin with a performance from Seattle Girls Jazz Band. Advance tickets are available through Stranger Tickets. Lindy West is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. A Seattle resident, West’s work has also appeared…

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February 2018

Original Music inspired by Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower

February 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Bushwick Book Club Seattle and Town Hall Seattle present Original Music Inspired by Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower   Not your run-of-the-mill book club, Bushwick shows offer a special interaction between audience and performer surrounding a common source. Each musician reads the show’s featured book and writes an original song inspired by it, unveiling the new work at the event. KEXP’s DJ Riz (Riz Rollins) helps curate the lineup this round, which includes Om Johari, JR Rhodes, Coreena Brown,…

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April 2018

Original Music inspired by Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love

April 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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$10

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle presents an evening of original music and performance inspired by Katherine Dunn’s freak show classic Geek Love on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Tractor Tavern: 7:30pm. Advance tickets available through TicketWeb.   Geek Love is Katherine Dunn’s award-winning, pathbreaking story of a family of circus performers. When first published in 1989, Dunn hadn’t released a full-length book in nearly two decades. Publishers Weekly prophetically called Geek Love “a novel that everyone will be talking…

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May 2018

Tunes and Tales: A Bushwick Northwest Benefit Dinner

May 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Om Culture, 2210 N Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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As The Bushwick Book Club Seattle guides its eighth mainstage season to the finish line and STYLE: Songwriting Trough Youth Literature Education continues to connect passions for music and reading in school settings, Bushwick Northwest seeks your help in carrying this work forward. After the success of our inaugural Tunes & Tales fundraiser gala in 2017, we’re doing it again on May 12, 2018. Come enjoy food, drink, song, and story as we celebrate another year delivering literature, music, and…

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Original Music inspired by Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

May 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave N.
Seattle, 98103 United States
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$10

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle and Town Hall Seattle partner to present an evening of original music inspired by Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Fremont Abbey Arts Center. Advance tickets available through Eventbrite.   Now a popular and haunting TV series, The Handmaid’s Tale was first a 1985 novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. Winner of several awards, the story revolves around themes of misogyny, patriarchy, and individual expression in a near-future…

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June 2018

Original music inspired by Norton Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth

June 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Auditorium @ UHeights, 5031 University Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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$10

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle presents an evening of original music inspired by Norton Juster’s classic fantasy The Phantom Tollbooth on Friday, June 15, 2018 at University Heights Auditorium. Advance tickets available through Eventbrite.   First published in 1961, The Phantom Tollbooth has delighted readers of all ages for generations with its sympathetic protagonist and exceptionally-clever wordplay. The book is the story of a bored child named Milo and his voyage of discovery through lands as diverse as the Mountains…

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October 2018

Sherlock Holmes | Oct. 19

October 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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$10

SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES HUGO HOUSE | OCT 19 You've seen the movies. You've watched the show. Maybe you think you know Holmes - but until you've heard this show, dear reader, you don't know . Join us October 19 for a night of original music inspired by Doyle's immortal detective, his companion Watson, and the devious fiends on their tail. GET TICKETS

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December 2018

By Kids, For Kids

December 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lagunitas Taproom Seattle, 1550 NW 49th St.
Seattle, WA, WA 98107 United States
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$15

Bushwick Northwest and STYLE: Songwriting Through Youth Literature Education present a fundraiser in support of our education program, STYLE: Songwriting Through Youth Literature Education. Professional musicians will perform songs written by students and in support of our programs in schools and libraries. Featured performers for this event include Nate Bogopolsky, Tiffany Wilson, Daniel “Showboat” Rainard, Roc Phella, Annie Jantzer, Tim Kennedy, David Dawda, Wes Weddell and more.   We'll also have an awesome silent auction with prizes from Vann Edge…

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January 2019

Another Country | Jan. 26

January 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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Original music inspired by James Baldwin's Another Country Saturday, January 26th at Hugo House Baldwin's path-breaking classic gets a 21st century response Bushwick performers include Stephanie Anne Johnson, Reggie Garrett, Aaron Starkey, Alex Guy, Sean Morse and Damiano Unique and more... For this event we also want to offer complimentary tickets to those librarians and teachers who help support our communities and schools. LIBRARIES ROCK! Please RSVP for your FREE tickets on the ticket page. Email [email protected] for ticket code…

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March 2019

Word Play: Seattle7Writers | Mar. 2

March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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Word Play: Original Music inspired by Seattle7Writers Writers include Anca Szilagyi (Daughters of the Air), Michael Schmeltzer (Blood Song) and Laurie Frankel (This Is How It Always Is). Saturday, March 2nd 2019 at Hugo House     This is our annual collaboration with Seattle7Writers where we bring 3 Seattle7Writers and partner each author with 3 musicians. That brings us 3 authors and 9 musicians! And everyone will be on hand at the event to discusss the evening with the audience. It's…

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