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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Art

Alison Marks: One Gray Hair

11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum

As an indigenous Tlingit artist, Alison Marks pushes back on the notion that native artists should perform their identities uniformly through what can comfor...

Humaira Abid: Searching for Home

11:00 AM $12 Bellevue Arts Museum

The Seattle-based Pakistani’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States features woodwork and miniature paintings that dive into the plight of women ...

Mount Analogue: Susanna's Secret

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Free Mount Analogue

This month, Mount Analogue hosts performances of Susanna’s Secret, the Italian opera Il segreto di Susanna translated and tweaked into a BDSM story. “One of ...

Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free–$19.95 Museum of History and Industry (MoHAI)

There is perhaps no better visual documentarian of twentieth century African American life in Seattle than Al Smith. The prodigious photographer shot everyth...

The Time. The Place. Contemporary Art from the Collection

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free–$10 Henry Art Gallery

For the 20th anniversary of its contemporary collection, the Henry lets it all hang out with a museumwide exhibition. Over 50 works of drawing, sculp...

Books & Talks

Claudia Castro Luna: Killing Marías

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM Free Elliott Bay Book Company

Seattle's inaugural Civic Poet and now Washington State's Poet Laureate shares her newest book Killing Marías, a powerful collection addressing women killed ...

Classical Music

Così Fan Tutte

Editor’s Pick $25–$200 McCaw Hall

Mozart’s Italian language opera plays out like a misguided viral YouTube prank: Two friends decide to test the fidelity of their respective fiancées by attem...

Comedy

Lewis Black

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $32.50—$82.50 Moore Theatre

The longtime Daily Show contributor has been angry through five presidential terms. But our current administration really gets him going. Black says, “My cou...

Concerts

Rise Up: A Hamilton Tribute

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $10 Columbia City Theater

Next month, Hamilton descends upon Seattle. So expect 2018 to kick things off with a host of peripheral events celebrating the landmark Broadway show. Practi...

Special Events

Seattle Women's March 2.0

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Cal Anderson Park

Last year, over 120,000 people marched on Seattle, joining the massive nationwide protest in response to Donald Trump's inauguration. It's been a year since ...

Theater

Così Fan Tutte

Editor’s Pick $25–$200 McCaw Hall

Mozart’s Italian language opera plays out like a misguided viral YouTube prank: Two friends decide to test the fidelity of their respective fiancées by attem...

Straight White Men

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $25 12th Avenue Arts

When a father and his three adult sons—the titular straight white men of Young Jean Lee’s celebrated play—shack up to celebrate Christmas, the festivities pr...

Two Trains Running

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM $22—$80 Seattle Repertory Theatre

It’s 1969, a crucial moment in the civil rights movement, and Memphis, the protagonist of Two Trains Running, just wants to hold on to his restaurant amid ge...