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The Dutchess and the Duke CD Release Party
What: Celebrate Sunset/Sunrise, the Seattle rock darlings’ stunning sophomore effort.
Why: It’s cool to duke it out.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: The Crocodile, 2200 2nd Ave. (206-441-7416).
What: Seattle food trucks (Marination Mobile, Skillet Street Food, Maximus Minimus, Gert’s BBQ, El Camión, Kaosamai Thai, and Parfait) park in one place.
Why: Grab some wheelie tasty eats.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1616 W. Bertona St., at 16th Ave.
Run Vera Run
What: A 5K to benefit The Vera Project with an ’80s-themed warm-up routine, live music from The Maldives, graffiti created on-site, and food.
Why: It’s the rock of all ages.
When: Sun., 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Seward Park, 5895 Lake Washington Blvd. S. Register at runverarun.org.
Northwest Artist Edition Program Launch
What: Artist/rocker Whiting Tennis and The Phantom Sons perform at the opening of new works by Gretchen Bennett, Greg Lundgren, Jeffry Mitchell, and Dan Webb.
Why: Go native.
When: Fri. Reception, 6-10 p.m.; music, 8 p.m.
Where: Open Satellite, 989 112th Ave. NE, ste. 102, Bellevue (425-454-7355).
Steven Barrett Salon and Les Amis Fall Fashion Event
What: Stylists pair hair with looks from the boutique for a runway show with wine and apps.
Why: Be in clothes range.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where: 1907 Second Ave. (206-448-8466). R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Waits