Spooky Radio Show
In 1938, Orson Welles helped create what was arguably the greatest Halloween scare in history: a hyper-realistic radio broadcast adaptation of The War of the Worlds, the H.G. Wells novel that chronicles an invasion by Martians, that sparked a nationwide terror.
Seventy-five years later, local radio drama program Seattle Radio Theatre will pay tribute to the scare with a spooky performance of their own.
Can't make it to the show? Tune in to a live broadcast.
Seattle Radio Theatre Halloween, Sun, October 27, 6pm, Town Hall Seattle, $15 ($5 for kids).
Masquerade for Education
Kick off the weekend with a little Halloween spirit at the Alliance for Education's 11th annual Black and Orange Masquerade.
The event will include a dinner and live auction to raise money for the local nonprofit, which has served Seattle Public Schools since 1995 independently of SPS, raising money for programming, tech, and even helping draft goals, and shape the teachers' contract.
The masquerade is a black tie event—but don't forget to add a touch of orange.
Black and Orange Masquerade, Sat, October 26, 6pm, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St, Seattle, $250.
What is race?
This Pacific Science Center exhibit explores the history surrounding the social construct of race by using science and personal stories to challenge traditional notions about racial identity.
This exhibit, developed by the Science Museum of Minnesota in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association, has been touring the country since 2007, deconstructing fixed ideas about race along the way.
It runs through January 5 of next year.
Race: Are We So Different?, through January 5, Pacific Science Center.
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