The sisters Haim head to the Paramount on Friday with Tacocat in tow.


Fri, Aug 15
Haim stormed onto the rock scene in 2013 with the retro sounds of its debut LP, Days Are Gone. The three Haim sisters combine a sleek modern Californian style with touches of ’80s pop melody and ’70s soft rock flourishes. The uniquely intense (terrifying?) bass faces Este makes while playing are almost worth the price of admission. Paramount Theatre, $30.

Aug 14–16
Pizza Fest
After a year’s hiatus, Pizza Fest returns with more pizza, punk, and punks eating pizza. Split between 2 Bit Saloon on Thursday and the Highline on Friday and Saturday, local favorites like Tacocat and Pony Time celebrate their favorite greasy snack, as well as some touring bands, including Atlanta's the Coathangers and Portland's White Fang. 2 Bit Saloon and the Highline, $10; festival pass $22.


Thru Sept 21
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
This year the Intiman Theatre Festival goes all-in on Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Angels in America. Intiman presents the full play, which has been adapted into a Golden Globes and Emmy-winning television miniseries and an opera by Peter Eötvös, in its two distinct parts: Millennium Approaches and Perestrioka. While the country has moved past some of the scare of the AIDS epidemic and the political culture of the time, there's still plenty relevant about the societal issues Kushner's explores in this epic. Cornish Playhouse, $35–$56.


Fri, Aug 15
Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle. The Seahawks continue their work in forming a habit of excellence and defending their super Bowl title when they take the field in their first home preseason game, against the San Diego Chargers. CenturyLink Field, $70–$435.


Fri, Aug 15

Fremont Outdoor Movies: Office Space
Laugh away your work frustrations when Fremont Outdoor Movies screens Office Space. That way, you won't set the building on fire. Fremont Outdoor Cinema, $10.

Sat, Aug 16
Fremont Outdoor Movies: Back to the Future
"Marty, you've got to come back with me!" "Where?" "Back to Fremont Outdoor Movies!" Blast back to the past with the sci-fi comedy classic Back to the Future. Make sure to dress your '80s best as the night will also feature a Delorean photo booth. Fremont Outdoor Cinema, $10.

Sat, Aug 16
Seattle Bike-In
Grab your wheels and pedal over to Cal Anderson Park for the ninth Seattle Bike-In presented by Northwest Film Forum. This year's cinematic cycling feature is Joseph Gordon-Levitt's bike messenger action flick Premium Rush. The night also features eight bicycle-related short films. Cal Anderson Park, free.


Thru Sept 7
Olympic Music Festival
Classical music lovers know when the weather warms it's time to head to a Quilcene dairy farm for Olympic Music Festival. Where else can you see masterworks performed in a barn? This weekend features Beethoven's string trios. Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, $30.


Aug 15–17
Last year SPD officers handed out bags of Doritos adorned with new marijuana law specifics to Hempfest attendees. Maybe they'll bust out Cool Ranch flavor for this year's edition? Myrtle Edwards Park, free.


Fri, Aug 15
Sunset Supper
Maybe while Fox is covering the Seahawks’ preseason games, it can replace its cheesy B-roll footage of fish throwing at Pike Place Market with video of Sunset Supper, the market’s biggest annual charity bash, which features top regional chefs, spirits, and live music. Pike Place Market, $125.

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