Capitol Hill & First Hill entertainment

Live Music in Capitol Hill & First Hill


This punk, hip-hop and alternative-music joint is, along with the Crocodile in Belltown, one of Seattle's most revered small music venues. Its storied list of former performers is too long to include, but, if they'r…
Live Music in Capitol Hill & First Hill

Chop Suey

Chop Suey is a small, dark space with high ceilings and a ramshackle faux-Chinese motif. Reborn under new ownership in 2015, it now serves burger-biased food as well as booze and music. The bookings are as mixed as …
Cinema in Capitol Hill & First Hill

Northwest Film Forum

A film arts organization whose two-screen cinema offers impeccable programming, from restored classics to cutting-edge independent and international films. It's in Capitol Hill, of course!
Performing Arts in Capitol Hill & First Hill

Richard Hugo House

Established in honor of famed Northwest poet Richard Hugo, and the nexus of Seattle’s literary community, the Hugo House hosts readings, classes and workshops, as well as offering various events around town. Writers…
Theater in Capitol Hill & First Hill

Annex Theatre

Seattle’s main experimental-fringe theater group is the Annex whose 99-seat theater (with bar) inhabits the Pike–Pine corridor. The highlight for many is the ‘Spin the Bottle’ nights on the first Friday of every mon…