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Cheap Week: February 6–12

Surfer Blood brings fresh material to Barboza, the Paramount screens silent romance of ‘Ramona,’ and David Shields's argumentative tome becomes a James Franco documentary.

02/06/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 2–5

National Theatre of Scotland stages vampire horror with 'Let the Right One In,' PNB takes a fresh look at Cinderella, and two top NBA prospects battle at UW.

02/02/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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

‘Let the Right One In’ aims for the jugular, Dude York packs a pop rock punch, and Sarah Silverman goes as blue as she wants.

01/30/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: January 30–February 5

The best American portraits grace Tacoma Art Museum's walls for 'The Outwin,' local hip-hop pioneers Ghetto Children reunite at MoPop, and the Seagull Project takes on Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' at ACT Theatre.

01/30/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 26–29

Frye Art Museum presents Alexander Archipenko's medium-mashing sculptures, Geumhyng Jeong turns a CPR dummy into a one-woman show, and Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival rocks Leavenworth.

01/26/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: January 24–29

SIFF hosts a Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Fest encore, Childbirth's punk brings together nasty women, and comedian Harland Williams gets weird in Tacoma.

01/24/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 19–22

Jacob Lawrence's 'The Migration Series' comes to SAM, Spectrum Dance Theater fights against lethal police force, and MoPop screens 'Singles.'

01/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: January 16–22

Visit Seattle Art Museum during its free weekend, curl up by the fire at Seattle Arts and Lectures' Local Voices, and deal with your inauguration blues with help from Dan Savage and Eli Sanders.

01/16/2017 By Jane Kidder

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 12–15

'Finding Neverland' musically explores the creation of 'Peter Pan,' Seattle Opera stages a sophisticated and streamlined 'La traviata,' and Rat City Rollergirls return to the rink.

01/12/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: January 9–15

Gazebos and Summer Cannibals team up to rock Chop Suey, Jet City improv mixes comedy and baking, and Northwest Film Forum hosts some of the best Sundance shorts.

01/09/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 5–8

Seattle Symphony takes on 'Ode to Joy,' 5th Avenue Theatre screens a sing-along 'Sound of Music,' and a couple worthwhile art museum exhibits close.

01/05/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: January 2–8

SIFF offers an outlet for mourning David Bowie via a 'Labyrinth' Quote Along, Fantagraphics celebrates a new queer and quirky installment of 'Wuvable Oaf,' and Central Cinema presents pro- and anti-screenings of 'Titanic.'

01/02/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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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