No Anchor holds down the Belltown bar scene.

Mon, Jan 20
The Guilty Feminist with Deborah Frances-White
The London-based comedian brings her podcast to the Neptune, inspiring a live audience to up their feminism game with her signature line, “I’m a feminist, but…” With a gaggle of guests, Frances-White discusses everything from bisexual representation to Keanu Reeves’s dating life. The Neptune Theatre, $34

Tue, Jan 21 (thru Jan 25)
Peat Week
Smoky single malt lovers rejoice—Westland Distillery’s Peat Week returns. Things get rolling with a smoked food symposium on Tuesday and a cocktail competition on Thursday. Then Saturday hits peak peat when the distillery releases its annual bottling, which features aromatics of cappuccino and ground sage with a palate of mocha, charred peach, and of course, peat smoke. Westland Distiller, prices vary

Tue, Jan 21
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
The verbosely named prog and post-hardcore band blends Hanz Zimmer’s dramatic orchestral strains with Bon Jovi’s guitar riffs. Founders Jason Reece and Conrad Keely have traded drums and front man spots since they were in high school, a 25-year trend continuing with their 10th album X: The Godless Void and Other Stories. The Crocodile, $25

Wed, Jan 22
Distant Shores Dinner
Although beer bar and restaurant No Anchor calls Belltown home, its creative reach has (as its name implies) no bounds. In its new dinner series, Distant Shores, East Coast meets West as No Anchor partners with Brooklyn bistro Oxalis. Expect geoduck, sturgeon, and duck from Pike Place Market and an optional beverage pairing for $50 more. No Anchor, $110

Wed, Jan 22
Adam Davidson
The Planet Money podcast co-creator and New Yorker writer gives us an economic analysis of our nation’s current and future financial state. Here’s to hoping these ‘20s are better than the previous century’s. Benaroya Hall, $35 

Thu, Jan 23
Socially Inept: Tech Roast Show
Making fun of the tech industry here, as in Silicon Valley, is almost too easy. But maybe that’s because we’re amateurs? Well, this Thursday a group of comedians take on the easiest target: Seattle tech bros. Let’s hope it’s all bull's-eyes. Hale's Ales Palladium, $22 

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