From their website:
Canoe Social Club provides a social gathering place for artists, arts supporters and science professionals in Seattle who want to:
* Empower and embolden the creative class
* Provide a forum for idea and resource exchange
* Be a hotbed for generative, creative solutions
* Provide gathering space for artists outside the typical mainstream bar culture
Canoe is also an event location for arts and sciences, social and administrative events, figure drawing sessions, culinary events, master classes, open mic nights, staged readings, fundraisers and First Thursday/ArtWalk.
It is a members only club (of which I am not a member, but may apply), with an application process and $20
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