We hope you had a great first week and weekend of 2023! January has been off to a great start so far and there’s plenty more to check out. From film to delicious food, liver performance and more, the month is only getting better. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

Radical Films: 15 Movies That Shook the World at SIFF

At this SIFF event you’ll get to look at Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926). This film happens to be the world’s oldest surviving animated feature. You’ll also look at a lost and rediscovered Japanese horror classic called A Page of Madness (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1926), and The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dryer, 1927).

When: January 11th
Where: Virtual or at 305 Harrison St
Cost: $15+

Artusi Pasta & Wine Night

Sure pasta is easy to make at home but there’s nothing quite like having a really good bowl of pasta at a local restaurant. Artusi happens to have a pasta night each Sunday & Monday where you can score two full-sized pasta entrees and a pre selected bottle of Italian red or white wine all for $45.

When: Mondays
Where: 1535 14th Ave
Cost: $45

Teatro ZinZanni: Coming Home

If you’re into live theatre and performance, chances are that you know about Teatro ZinZanni. It was founded here in Seattle in 1998 and called lower Queen Anne home for many years. They’ve produced over 100 shows during the past two decades and are returning to Seattle for yet another amazing performance.

Teatro ZinZanni works with artists from around the globe to create dinner shows that are a “unique celebration of cirque, comedy, and cabaret.”

When: Until February 23rd, 2023
Where: SODO Park, 3200 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA
Cost: $109+

Grab a drink at a beautiful lobby bar

If you’re looking for a new place to grab drinks in Seattle this week, heading to a local hotel is a great choice. Many of our city’s hotels have beautiful bars that also happen to be available to the public. Here are 5 of the swankiest hotel bars you can grab a drink at in Seattle.

See what’s new on Netflix

Whether you like it or not, January is here. Plan out your month of streaming by checking out what’s coming to a computer screen or TV near you in the new year.

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Go ice skating

Now that Halloween is behind us, you might just be looking to get more in the holiday or winter spirit. If that’s the case, ice skating is a great option. We’ve highlighted some of the best rinks around the city for you to enjoy.

Candlelight Concerts Seattle

Candlelight Concerts have happened in over 100 cities around the world with more than 3 million attendees. For the Seattle series, there are 10 different concerts being offered with a selection of available dates. Hear renditions of your favorite artists like Radiohead, Taylor Swift, and Coldplay.

When: Until February 14th, 2023
Where: Participating venues
Cost: $30+

Ginny Ruffner: What if?

Head over to Bainbridge Island to see the newest exhibition from local artist Ginny Ruffner. “This retrospective debuts Project Aurora, a two-story light show inspired by the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), and the Unperiodic Table, a tapestry enhanced through holographic images.”

When: Until February 15th
Where: 550 Winslow Way E Bainbridge Island, WA
Cost: Free

Capitol Hill Art Walk

A digital map allows you to pick and choose where you stop on the Capitol Hill Art Walk. Stop by small galleries, local businesses, and more on this monthly art walk.

When: January 12th/Second Thursday of every month
Where: Capitol Hill
Cost: Free

Railroad Earth

Wholesome start to January? New Jersey quintet Railroad Earth is headed for The Croc. You’ll be able to spend an evening listening to their happy tunes and enjoy their gleefully unpredictable live performance.

When: January 13th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $32.50

Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!