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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 29–January 1

Seattle Symphony goes Motown for New Year's Eve, Jake Johannsen brings the laughs to Tacoma, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings belated Christmas rock to KeyArena.

12/29/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: December 26–January 1

Al Farrow's sculptures mix gun violence and religion, SIFF lets you quote along with 'The Princess Bride,' and Thunderpussy rings in the New Year with racy rock.

12/26/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 22–25

There's plenty of holiday entertainment on the slate, plus Fly Moon Royalty's final concert and the adult mini golf of Smash Putt.

12/22/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: January 2017

Seattle Symphony remembers David Bowie a year after the pop icon’s death, Seattle Rep’s Woody Guthrie musical and Spectrum Dance fight the system, Jim Woodring creates surreal illustrations with gigantic implements.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: December 19–25

The Neptune transforms into an EDM snow globe for Manatee Commune on Ice, West of Lenin screens an abominable Christmas film, and Sugar Plum Gary comes to comedically haunt your holiday dreams.

12/19/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 15–18

'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' puts on an earsplitting rock musical spectacular at the Paramount, Tig Notaro shows off her mastery of soft-spoken comedy, and Seattle Symphony and Chorale performs Handel's 'Messiah.'

12/15/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Bargains! Bands! Booze!

Get Ready for 2016's Punk Rock Flea Market

Punk Rock Flea Market Set for December 20—22 in Capitol Hill; expect bands, booze, and lots of last-minute shopping.

12/14/2016 By Colleen Williams

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Cheap Week: December 12–18

Light sculptures brighten spirits at Olympic Sculpture Park, Tacocat returns home to spread pop punk joy, and Henry Art Gallery hosts a screening of the queer coming-of-age stop-motion animation feature 'Torrey Pines.'

12/12/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 8–11

Stevie Nicks belts out the hits, Vietnamese refugees get swept up in a fantastical American road trip in 'Vietgone,' and Seattle Symphony's 'Holiday Pops' spreads seasonal cheer.

12/08/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: December 5–11

Fantagraphics turns 40, Freakout Festival gathers together Seattle's musical weirdos, and 'Ham for the Holidays' delivers its usual yuletide irreverence.

12/05/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 1–4

Get in the traditional ('The Nutcracker') and non-traditional ('Unsilent Night') holiday spirit, venture under the sea with 'Disney's The Little Mermaid' at 5th Avenue Theatre, and musically journey through the afterlife via 'The Dream of Gerontius.'

12/01/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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The Top Things to See and Do This December and Holiday Season

A guide to the most festive festivities this month.

11/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: November 28–December 4

Warm up with Cathedrals concerts from Damien Jurado and Lemolo, swing away with Sad13's electropop at the Vera Project, and laugh along with Joe Mande, 'Austen Translation,' or Emmett Montgomery.

11/28/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 23–27

Book-It Rep sails to 'Treasure Island,' Bernadette Peters heads to Benaroya Hall, and MOHAI looks at Seattle food history.

11/23/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: November 21–27

Car Seat Headrest plays a homecoming gig at the Neptune, My Goodness experiments with new sounds at Chop Suey, and local comedians perform drunken standup at Laughs Comedy Club.

11/21/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 17–20

'King Charles III' reigns at Seattle Rep, Jennifer West turns film into physical art at SAM, and Unexpected Productions blends improv and puppetry.

11/17/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: November 14–20

EMP throws a free Pop Culture Party, the Antlers's Peter Silberman plays tearful ballads at the Triple Door, and Chastity Belt brings mid-tempo female fortitude to Chop Suey.

11/14/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 10–13

Jessica Lang Dance steps to UW, Jim Jefferies and John Hodgman offer wonderfully contrasting comedic styles, and NAAM looks at African American imagery co-opted for propaganda.

11/10/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: November 7–13

SIFF screens Italian cinema and top short films, Crater brings some electro darkness to Barboza, and Tacoma Art Museum looks at C. C. McKim's Northwest impressionist legacy.

11/07/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 3–6

The Head and the Heart illuminates the Paramount, Gustavo Dudamel brings the LA Philharmonic to Benaroya Hall, and Pacific Northwest Ballet has a fall 'Fling.'

11/03/2016 By Seattle Met Staff