Updated! Seattle Magazine's Earth Day Run 2014: Food Trucks & Beer!

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Updated information: You know that the fantastic West Seattle Brewing Company is serving up pints after the race, and now we hear that Chopstix and Curb Jumper Street Eats will be on hand, too, for that necessary post-race sustenance.

Still have yet to register for Seattle mag's Earth Day Run along Alki Beach? Key in Gilt City Seattle to purchase a registration for $27 (that's a whopping 40 percent off the regular reg. price). 


Runners and walkers: Our Earth Day Run is back for 2014, and this time it will wind along the Alki Beach waterfront in West Seattle. (This West Seattleite is thrilled!) We debuted our dog-friendly 5K event last year to help raise awareness for environmentally sustainable practices, local businesses and products. (You may remember our fearless style editor Ali Brownrigg's month-long quest to train for the big day.) And this year, a portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit EarthCorps, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that aims to build a community of leaders through local environmental service.

As for post-race libations, the West Seattle Brewing Company will be pouring pints in the beer garden (every single beer sold benefits the Seattle environmental nonprofit EarthCorps), and anyone--spectators included--are welcome to join in the imbibing. But bring cash; your plastic is no good here. If you're hungry, bites from Ocean Naturals and Sahale Snacks will be on hand. Registration includes your race t-shirt!

The deets: Our Earth Day Run 2014 takes place on April 19, at 9:30 a.m. (check in opens at 8 a.m.), and will start and finish at Alki Beach Park. After you've raced your heart out, expect plenty of post-race festivities and fun swag. As for the results, each runner gets a timing chip on his or her bib and your results will be released within 24 hours of the event. Register Here: http://seattlemag.com/article/earth-day-run-2014

  See you at the finish line! 

The Must List: Dangerous Liasons, Eric Idle and John Cleese and South Asian Film Festival

The Must List: Dangerous Liasons, Eric Idle and John Cleese and South Asian Film Festival

What to do this weekend in Seattle
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Comedy legends Eric Idle and John Cleese come to Seattle.

Must Watch
The 11th Seattle South Asian Film Festival
(Through 10/23, times vary) The 11th Avenue annual South Asian Film Festival includes 23 feature films and 22 shorts from nine countries, plus a ground-breaking community symposium centered around film censorship on South Asia and relevant film programs that deal with significant topics such as youth, sexual minorities, and mental health.  

Must See
Dakota Gearhart's Multimedia Installation
(Through 10/31, 6-8 p.m.) Photomedia and installation artist Gearhart is one of the most important visual artists to emerge in Seattle during the past several years. Taking such undistinguished matter as wood, Tyvek, Mylar and yams, she integrates them with video feeds and audio tracks to create work that expresses a poignant sense of emotional and environmental vulnerability. During October’s First Thursday Gallery Walk, she presented this new work produced as part of the Artist in Residence (AIR) Program sponsored by Recology CleanScapes, one of the largest operators of material recovery and organics processing facilities in the western United States. 

Must View
Dangerous Liasons
(10/21-11/20, times vary) Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ steamy epistolary novel about seduction and revenge among Paris aristocrats on the eve of the French Revolution was the subject of a popular 1988 movie. Now it takes dramatic form on the stage and comes to Seattle. 

Must Vibe
Zakir Hussain & Niladri Kumar
(10/23, 5 p.m.) Percussionist and tabla player Zakir Hussain has for decades been a leading figure in the world of classical Indian music, accompanying all of its greatest musicians and dancers in concert. He has also been a key figure in the development of the world music movement. On his current tour, he is joined by sitar master Niladri Kumar. 

Must Walk Silly
John Cleese and Eric Idle
(10/26, 7:30 p.m.) Monty Python's John Cleese and Eric Idle—now both in their 70s—promise "scripted and improvised bits" along with "aquatic juggling" in their sit-down comedy performance, Together Again At Last...For The Very First Time. Laughs are guaranteed from this veteran comic duo, and likely a few winks and nudges, too.