There is a solution to the mundane content of corporate television: PepperSpray Productions. Each Wednesday on Channel 77 in Seattle or 29 in King County, Indymedia airs its weekly TV program, presenting “The people’s side of the story, often ignored by corporate media.” 8:30 p.m. Info: http://www.peppersprayproductions.org.
Thursday 6/ 21
Northwest Film Forum presents the 40th anniversary screening of Don’t Look Back, the epic documentary of Bob Dylan’s 1965 tour of England. The film is a personal portrait of a young, rebellious Dylan who refused to be pigeonholed by society. Sponsored by Emerald City Guitars, KEXP, and Easy Street Records. 7 and 9:15 p.m., NWFF, 1515 12th Ave. $8.50. Info: 206-329-2629 or www.nwfilmforum.org.
Hate Free Zone Washington hosts a forum featuring candidates for city and county councils discussing issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities. 6 p.m., Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave. Free. Info: 206-723-2203 or www.hatefreezone.org.
Friday 6/ 22
Declared by Northwest Film Forum as “one of the most important independent and African-American films of the 20th Century,” Killer of Sheep is now playing at NWFF. Killer of Sheep is a poignant film due to its stark rendering of one man’s life as a working class African American in mid-1970s Los Angeles. 7 and 9:15 p.m., NWFF, 1515 12th Ave. $8.50. Info: 206-329-2629 or www.nwfilmforum.org.
Running through Sept. 23, “Mouth Open, Teeth” showcases 13 major contemporary artworks, including Doug Aitken’s national premiere of i am in you. Titled after Zoe Leonard’s eclectic found-doll installation, the exhibit features several of today’s well-known artists: Maria Marshall, Stephen Dean, Gary Hill, Jim Campbell, Bjørn Melhus, Ann Hamilton, and Tracey Moffatt. Opens Sat., June 23. Stroum Gallery, Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave. NE and NE 41st St. $10 ($6 Seniors). Info: 206-543-2280 or www.henryart.org.
African-American educator and storyteller Delbert Richardson narrates “The Unspoken Truths” via “The American History Exhibit” in honor of “Juneteenth” as he narrates and presents artifacts, memorabilia, relics and documents reflecting African civilization, abduction, slavery, segregation, accomplishments, and contemporary challenges. $5 donation. 11 a.m., Calm Rain Design, 1825 S. Jackson St., #101. Info: 206-772-9409 or www.cdforum.org.
Gay Pride posters on parade: 30 years of movement posters on display for Seattle’s LGBT Pride Marches. Included are a 1975 weathered newsprint copy, two graphic representations of competing events in 1984 and the colorful flyer for the 2007 Capitol Hill Queerfest. 10 a.m., New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave. S. Info: 206-722-2453 or email@example.com.
Non-profit Comedy hosts a benefit for Safe Schools Coalition, enabling schools to be safe havens void of prejudice toward gender identity or sexual orientation. 8:30 p.m., The Comedy Underground, 222 S. Main St. $10 in adv; $12 at the door. Info: 206- 296-4970 or laughOUTloud_benefit@
Queerly Classed: Economic Justice and Queer Liberation— Breaking the Chains of Debt! First of a three-part discussion series for the LGBTQ community and allies will talk about common class experiences. Presented by Allyship with support from Seattle NOW, LELO, SPAN, and the Seattle LGBT Community Center. 6:30 p.m. SEIU 6, 150 Denny Way. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lost in Interpretation: Healthcare in the Asian Pacific Islander American Community. This exhibit addresses and questions the inequalities in healthcare for the APIA community. Wing Luke Asian Museum, 407 Seventh Ave. S. $4. Info: 206- 623-5124 or www.wingluke.org.
The KEXP 90.3 Cinema on the Lawn event series begins tonight with Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Located on the lawn behind the South Lake Union Discovery Center, this fun film fest features a beer garden and a family friendly atmosphere. 7 p.m. Denny Way and Westlake Ave. $5 donation, benefiting KEXP 90.3 and Seattle International Film Festival. Info: http://www.cinemaonthelawn.com.
Calendar compiled by Dena Burke.Have a suggestion for an event? Email it to calendar@realchangenews.