Com­edy

Where Seattle - - The Guide -

JET CITY IM­PROV— Im­prov achieves new heights in this fast-paced, au­di­ence-ap­proved show. Shows ev­ery week­end, call for spe­cific times. www.jetc­i­ty­im­prov.com. 5510 Univer­sity Way NE, 206.325.8291. Map 2 C7 PAR­LOR LIVE COM­EDY CLUB— This lush com­edy spot hosts big names in com­edy like Bobby Lee and Doug Ben­son. With mul­ti­ple bars and a food menu full of fa­vorites, come early for a cock­tail and some bites. See web­site for per­for­mance sched­ules. www.par­lor­live.com. Lin­coln Square, 700 Belle­vue Way NE, Ste. 300, Belle­vue, 425.289.7000. Map 2 G11 THE COM­EDY UN­DER­GROUND— This Seat­tle com­edy sta­ple of­fers weekly open mics fea­tur­ing lo­cal per­form­ers of all ex­pe­ri­ence lev­els. Big-name co­me­di­ans head­line from time to time, while a weekly jam show­cases up-and-com­ers. www. com­e­dyun­der­ground.com. 109 S. Wash­ing­ton St., 206.628.0303. Map 1 G12 NEIGH­BOURS— Di­verse crowds from done-up drag queens to but­toned-down techies groove to high­en­ergy mu­sic. A mixed crowd of gay and straight pa­trons show off moves on the dance floor. www. neigh­boursnight­club.com. 1509 E. Broad­way Ave., 206.324.5358. Map 1 J6 R- PLACE BAR AND GRILL— This venue of­fers three floors of en­ter­tain­ment. The main floor has a video bar; the sec­ond floor is all about pool, pin­ball, and video games; and on top is a sports lounge. On Fri­day and Satur­day nights, the dance floor is hop­ping. www.rplace­seat­tle.com. 619 E Pine St., 206.322.8828. Map 1 I6 THE WILDROSE— This bar is for ladies and the ladies who love them, but it draws a di­verse crowd with their live mu­sic shows, pool tour­na­ments, open-mic nights and dance par­ties. Don’t miss Taco Tues­days: $1 tacos and cheap beer. The Rose guar­an­tees a good time. www.thewil­drose­bar. com. 1021 E. Pike St., 206.324.9210. Map 1 K7 THE TRAC­TOR TAV­ERN— This Bal­lard lo­cale is a great bet if you want to hear some rock ’n’ roll, alt­coun­try, rock­a­billy or folk. www.trac­tor­tav­ern.com. 5213 Bal­lard Ave. NW, 206.789.3599. Map 2 C3 THE TRIPLE DOOR— This unique down­town venue hosts a va­ri­ety of mu­si­cal and the­ater acts. En­joy a show while din­ing on pan-Asian cui­sine—the Triple Door’s menu comes from next-door neigh­bor Wild Gin­ger. There isn’t a bad seat in the house, with booth and ta­ble op­tions that all pro­vide clear sight lines. www.triple­door.net. 216 Union St., 206.838.4333. Map 1 F9 PA­CIFIC NORTH­WEST BAL­LET— The Pa­cific North­west Bal­let is one of the most highly re­garded com­pa­nies in the United States. The nearly 50 dancers present more than 100 per­for­mances each year at McCaw Hall in Seat­tle Cen­ter. The full sched­ule is avail­able on the web­site. www.pnb. org. 301 Mercer St., 206.441.2424. Map 1 C3

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