The Must List: The Sexual Habits of Insects, a Two Beers Brewing Party & More

Isabella Rossellini's Green Porno Series

Must Listen
Groove at the Earshot Jazz Festival
(11/1 and 11/2, times vary) — The festival continues its 25th anniversary extravaganza, with an incredible lineup that includes local master musician Bill Frisell.

Must Celebrate

Raise a Glass at the Two Beers Brewing Anniversary Party

(11/2, 2 to 7 p.m.) — Fete the brewery’s sixth anniversary with $4 to $5 pints of Two Beers Brewing’s year-round and seasonal brews, including the Jive Espresso Stout, Heart of Darkness Imperial CDA and the final kegs of Fresh Hop 2013.

Must Shhh

Read Among Friends at the Sorrento

(11/6, 5 to 9 p.m.) — Gather in the Sorrento Hotel’s cozy Fireside Room for a silent reading party (BYO book or Kindle!), complete with happy hour prices on bites and sips.

Must See

Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno

(11/4, 8 p.m.) — Film goddess Isabella Rossellini presents highlights from her strange and wondrous Green Porno short film series, in which she uses low-budget costumes to hilariously (yet informatively!) act out the sexual habits of marine life and insects. Who knew earthworms were such sexy sadomasochists?

Must Read

Bookworms Unite at Northwest Bookfest

(11/2 to 11/3, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) — Head east for two days of readings, workshops and panels on all things literary, featuring local writers Waverly Fitzgerald, Bharti Kirchner and Elizabeth George, among many others.