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Events Calendar

November 5 Events

September 1 - February 1, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Fred Hutch Research Study Exploring the Common Cold

Do you have a lot of colds and wonder why? Do you never get colds? If you are around kids and want to help us answer these questions, please join our study.

Help us understand why some people get sick from the common cold more than others. We are currently recruiting about 200 people to participate in our study. We hope that this study may provide information to help with designing a vaccine for Rhinovirus or for other viruses. Rhinoviruses are responsible for causing 30-50% of common colds.  Some people report getting a lot of colds each year while others report never getting sick.

This study will compare the immune response to the common cold (rhinovirus) between people who feel like they rarely have cold symptoms versus those who have them more often.  We hope that by closely following the body’s specific immune responses in someone who has exposure to the common cold, we can better understand which responses may be required for a successful vaccine against the common cold.

More information can be found here.

November 1-7, Cinerama

70mm Film Series: Part II

Oh, you thought we were finished?! Not quite!

We’re bringing the 70mm Film Series back for Part II with a selection of new titles a few of our favorites, all in the beautiful 70mm format the way the films were intended to be seen. Vertigo, Interstellar and hit of the summer Once Upon a Time in Hollywood are just a few of the titles we’ll be projecting on our massive screen.

November 5, 5:00 pm, 415 Westlake

SLU Community Council Meeting

SLU Chamber members are invited to attend SLU Community Council meetings at 415 Westlake every first Tuesday, from 5-6:30 pm.

The SLU Community Council consists of the residents, employees, property owners, business owners, non-profits, and visitors in one of Seattle’s most exciting neighborhoods – South Lake Union. Their website is the best place to go to stay in touch, be informed and get involved as our neighborhood plans for the future.

SLU Community Council Vision 
To steward a livable, vibrant, urban neighborhood supporting a diversity of residents of all ages and incomes while driving an innovative local economy and providing rich, cultural community opportunities.

SLU Community Council Values 
Inclusiveness | Integrity | Respect | Transparency | Impartiality

Free and open to the public

November 5, 6:00 pm, Hot Stove Society



For those of us who love to bake, the Thanksgiving holiday is the perfect excuse for getting out the rolling pins, pie pans, and tart pans and getting to work filling the kitchen with the fragrance of spices, butter, and fruit!

If you think your pie and tart baking skills could use a refresh, or if you’re looking for a way to ease into the baking mode, here’s an opportunity to work with a top professional pastry chef, Dahlia Lounge and Dahlia Bakery Chef Brittany Bardeleben.

Brittany will show you how to make both pie dough and tart dough and how to shape doughs, and fill and bake pies and tarts. She’ll demo her favorite pumpkin pie with the secret ingredient of roasted butternut squash, as well as a classic double crusted apple pie, plus a lovely streusel topped cranberry-cherry tart.  She’ll show you how to make pastry cut-outs to beautifully decorate your pies, and she’ll share her pro tips for pie and tart making. You’ll enjoy tasting a small piece of each pie and tart that Brittany makes.

Then you’ll get to roll up your sleeves and practice your dough making skills!  You’ll make pie pastry dough for one double crust pie, and you’ll make tart dough for one tart. You’ll get to take the dough you make home with you for future use.

At home, you can use your pie and tart dough at home right away, or, since pastry dough freezes beautifully, you can pop your doughs into the freezer.  If you choose, you could save your doughs until you’re ready to make a pie and a tart for Thanksgiving.  Just remember to move your doughs from the freezer to the refrigerator one day ahead of when you need them to give them time to thaw.

Welcome Beverage (no demo): Hot Toddy

Welcome Taste (no demo): Fall pumpkin soup with Rub with Love spice rubbed brioche croutons and pumpkin seeds

What You’ll Learn: Demo (and you’ll taste each pie and tart)

How to make pie dough and how to shape the dough, fill your pie, and bake How to make tart dough and how to shape, blind bake, and how to fill your tart How to make cut-out pastry decorations for your pies Roasted Butternut Squash “Pumpkin” Pie Streusel Topped Cranberry- Cherry Tart Classic Double Crust Apple Pie

What You’ll Learn Hands-on:

Make a classic all-butter pie crust for one double crust pie and bring the dough you make home Make tart dough for one tart and bring the dough you make home

$90 registration here.  If you have a question about this class, contact

Photo credit to Ed Anderson

September 24 - December 7, MadArt


MadArt presents Lure, a site-specific installation by artists/architects Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers of Dream the Combine, in collaboration with Seattle-based artist/engineer Clayton Binkley. Inspired by the interplay of light, people, and the architectural environment of MadArt Studio, Lure explores how the gallery engages with public space. The structure—both object and environment, lure and trap—consists of hovering pathways formed by steel supports and sliding opacities of mesh and plaster. Visitors step from the sidewalk directly into the artwork, instantly becoming immersed in a looping circulatory system that encourages exploration, curiosity, and reciprocal engagement between the form and its audiences.

Open Studio (open during construction/installation):

September 24 – October 17

Tues-Fri 12-5pm

Opening Reception:

October 17 @ 6pm

Exhibition Period:

October 18 – December 7

Tues-Fri 10am – 5pm, Sat 12-5pm

Artist Talk:

Wednesday, October 30 @ 6pm

UW Architecture Hall Room 147

Photo credit: Pablo Enriquez courtesy of MoMA PS1, and the work is titled “Hide and Seek”

November 2 - January 26, Museum of History and Industry

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation

Created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation at MOHAI Nov. 2, 2019- Jan. 26, 2020, explores the rich heritage and diverse contributions of Indian immigrants and their descendants in the United States.

The exhibit’s presentation at MOHAI will also include insights into the Northwest’s Indian American community, highlighting key moments in our region’s history and compelling stories of Northwest Indian American pioneers.


Gifts Galore: Find a special something for a special someone in SLU. >>link in profile
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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Break the ice (and the Seattle Freeze) with group activities in South Lake Union. >>link in profile


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