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What to Do After Work April 15–18

Shakespeare gets a modern update, writers plumb life’s two inevitabilities, and Nirvana’s former manager speaks out.

By Lily Hansen April 15, 2019

Ten Fé plays Barboza on Monday.

Mon, Apr 15
Ten Fé
Ben Moorhouse and Leo Duncan spent almost a decade busking on the London Underground before forming Ten Fé. The indie-pop band’s newly released second album, Future Perfect, Present Tense, is a dreamy and melancholic reflection of past regrets which looks toward a brighter future. Barboza, $15 

Tue, Apr 16
Romeo and Jules       
The University of Washington’s School of Drama reimagines Shakespeare’s play with a gender-diverse cast. Romeo and Jules defies heteronormative binaries to tell a passionate and tragic story of young love. Jones Playhouse, $20

Wed Apr 17
Death and Taxes: A Reading with Allison Ellis, Michelle Goodman, Jane Hodges, Brian McGuigan, and Jennifer Worick
Five Seattle-based nonfiction writers share their thoughts on two of life’s great certainties. Reading from their current works, the writers will combine stories of humor and grief to discuss their varied experiences in both life and death. Hugo House, Free

Thu, Apr 18
Danny Goldberg: Serving the Servant, Remembering Kurt Cobain
From 1991 to 1994 Danny Goldberg managed Nirvana during its rise to superstardom. In Serving the Servant, Remembering Kurt Cobain, Goldberg looks back on his close friendship with the frontman to highlight the singer’s brilliance, compassion, and lasting legacy 25 years after his death. The Neptune, $37

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