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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 11–14

Jim Henson Con brings puppets to life, Upstream Music Fest takes over Pioneer Square, and two days of "Art Up, Chown Down" in PhinneyWood.

05/11/2017 By Darren Davis

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: May 8–14

Charly Bliss at the Vera Project, the Seventh Art Stand acts in solidarity, and Peter Silberman performs his first solo album.

05/09/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 4–7

'The Magic Flute' dazzles at McCaw Hall, Translations gives the transgender community a cinematic voice, and PJ Harvey rocks during a rare Seattle visit.

05/04/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: May

Make time for outdoor music festivals, traditional canoe races, and maypole dancing.

05/03/2017 By Liz Weber

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Cheap Week: May 2–7

Pacific Northwest Ballet looks at diversity in dance, iFest brings independent video gaming to Seattle Center, and Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies plays its greatest hits (which are actually other bands' hits).

05/02/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 27–30

Roger Federer hits the court at KeyArena, Cherdonna Shinatra takes on Henry Ibsen's 'A Doll's House,' and NFFTY shows off the top young filmmakers.

04/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: May 2017

Museum of Flight focuses on the Space Race, Eugene Mirman peddles his delightful absurdity, and Seattle Shakespeare infuses the Bard with jazz.

04/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Lorde and Odesza Headline Bumbershoot 2017

The Labor Day Weekend festivities also include Weezer, Haim, Solange, Flume, the Roots, Spoon, and more.

04/25/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: April 24–30

Seattle Symphony turns to Andy Warhol for inspiration, Timothy Zahn breathes new life into the Star Wars extended universe, and Diet Cig bounces around the Barboza stage.

04/24/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Panels That Should Probably Exist at Upstream Music Fest and Summit

Sure, Paul Allen’s inaugural Upstream Fest brings more than 100 local acts and a slew of music industry panels to town this month, but here are a few talks we wish were on the roster.

04/20/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 20–23

Enter the sonic realms of Oscar-winning film composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, revel in the political disco musical 'Here Lies Love,' and get lost in 'The Secret Garden.'

04/20/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Performance

Cirque du Soleil Dreams of Mexico with 'Luzia'

The theatrical circus troupe heads south of the border with its new show at Marymoor Park.

04/19/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for your buck

Cheap Week: April 17–24

Mount Eerie deals with loss through song, MoPop fuses musical and political discussions at this year's Pop Conference, and the Leafly Comedy Tour caters to the 4/20 crowd.

04/17/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Pink Riots

Seattle's Cherry Blossoms Were Late to the Party This Year

The 30 Yoshino cherry trees at UW attract visitors from all over the region and beyond.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 13–16

Minus the Bear enters the 'Voids,' Pacific Northwest Ballet goes Broadway, and Alec Baldwin chats at the Paramount.

04/13/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: April 10–16

Upstart Britpop band Blossoms visits Vera Project, Jet City takes improvised aim at the tech world, and 'FoodArt Invitational' explores culinary aesthetics.

04/10/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 6–9

Terracotta Warriors storm Pacific Science Center, Hugo House focuses on betrayal, and the Henry presents another Jacob Lawrence exhibit.

04/06/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: April 3–9

The Henry offers up another Jacob Lawrence exhibit, Open Books hosts a reading by Jenny Johnson and JM Miller, and Paws gets feral at Vera Project.

04/03/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 30–April 2

'Mamma Mia!' and APRIL Festival say goodbye, the Maldives and Sera Cahoone release new albums, and Northwest Sinfonietta, Spectrum Dance, and the Museum of Glass come together for arts' sake.

03/30/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Cirque du Soleil's Kelly McDonald

The Seattle native returns home to show off her acrobatic artistry in Cirque du Soleil's Mexican-themed 'Luzia.'

03/29/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld