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Keep an eye out for these famous faces around Seattle and Tacoma.
BOOKS & TALKS
Amanda Knox Tells All
On the same day Amanda Knox’s memoir, Waiting to Be Heard, hits stores, the West Seattle native gives her first interview to Diane Sawyer after being convicted—then acquitted—of murder in an Italian court. Even if Sawyer drops bombs like “Foxy Knoxy,” the interview can’t be as bad as the 2011 Lifetime movie (what were you thinking, Hayden Panettiere?).
Apr 30 ABC News, abcnews.go.com
“We have to integrate two worlds. It’s okay. We deal.”
An East African teen girl tells artist Mary Coss how she balances American culture with Islamic tradition, like wearing a hijab to Cleveland High in Beacon Hill. Over two years Coss worked with these girls to create art that expressed their thoughts on life, faith, and culture; the resulting exhibit, Layers of the Hijab, is on display for just a few more weeks.
Thru Apr 21 Columbia City Gallery, columbiacitygallery.com
10The number of years choreographer Donald Byrd has been at the helm of Spectrum Dance. On this anniversary, they reprise his debut work for the company, A Cruel New World/The New Normal, an emotionally charged response to 9/11. (Byrd lived four blocks from the World Trade Center at the time.)
Apr 11–13 Emerald City Trapeze Arts, spectrumdance.org
Eat small bites by local chefs from Poppy, Canlis, Terra Plata, and more, washed down with mimosas and microbrews.
Run a 5k around Seward Park. Come early for the
Hope for fetal health. After Ethan Stowell and his wife lost their unborn twin sons to the rare Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome in 2011, they launched the first Eat Run Hope fundraiser for the Fetal Hope Foundation. It’s back for round two.
Apr 14 Seward Park, ethanstowellrestaurants.com
Published: April 2013