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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Art

Al Farrow: Divine Ammunition

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM $12 Bellevue Arts Museum

In a world divided by religious differences, Al Farrow possesses an artistic arsenal capable of piercing our collective conscience. In Divine Ammunition, the...

All American: Three Centuries of Printmaking by American Immigrant Artists

Free Davidson Galleries

It's almost insulting to have to say, "Immigrants were vital to what we now know as the American art aesthetic," but we live in fun times. So yeah, that's to...

Archipenko: A Modern Legacy

11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum

Ukrainian-born sculptor Alexander Archipenko created works of art devoted to his interest in abstraction as a means of novelty. Archipenko: A Modern Legacy b...

Art Deco Glass from the Huchthausen Collection

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM $15 Museum of Glass

Enjoy a tour back to the style moderne of the 1920s and 30s when devoted collector and artist David Huchthausen displays an assortment of art deco pieces fro...

Daniel Carrillo: Studio Visit

Editor’s Pick Free Greg Kucera Gallery

For his 2012 exhibition at Greg Kucera Gallery, photographer Daniel Carrillo took ambrotype portraits of local artists. He continues that journey with his ne...

Duffyleg: Pure American

Free Treason Gallery

The imagery of classic American hot rods is embedded in our country's pop culture iconography. Speeding down an open road taps into our collective lust for f...

FoodArt Invitational

7:30 AM Free Joe Bar

The purpose of food art isn't only to make your mouth water. It also serves as a means of investigating ideas about our cultures, religions, and political cl...

Fred Lisaius: Thrive

11:00 AM Free Patricia Rovzar Gallery

Fred Lisaius finds solace in the depths of nature. Thrive continues the local painter's appreciation of the natural world with a collection featuring his dis...

Into the Deep

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM $15 Museum of Glass

In its molten state, glass shares many properties with water. The Museum of Glass takes this idea to the next level with Into the Deep. The 55-piece exhibit ...

Jacob Lawrence: Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis

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

The citywide artistic celebration of what would’ve been painter Jacob Lawrence’s 100th birthday continues with Henry Art Gallery’s Eight Studies for the Book...

Jennifer West: The FIlm Is Dead...

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $25 Seattle Art Museum

There’s beauty in the near obsolete. Los Angeles artist Jennifer West takes old 70-millimeter film and employs common items like bleach, coffee, and nail pol...

Kraft Duntz: Fun. No Fun.

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

The lower level of Henry Art Gallery transforms into an exploratory world of form and space when Seattle collective Kraft Duntz (woodworker Dan Webb, archite...

Linda MacNeil: Jewels of Glass

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM $15 Museum of Glass

The fashionable creations Linda MacNeil crafts prove there’s more to beautiful jewelry than pricey stones. For four decades she’s been creating wearable work...

Preston Singletary: Premonitions of Water

Free Traver Gallery Seattle

While Preston Singletary couldn't craft his blown and carved glass marvels without fire, its elemental counterbalance remains essential in the artist's mind....

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterpieces

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $25 Seattle Art Museum

If art history has proven one thing, it’s that the human eye never tires of natural beauty. Seattle Art Museum’s Seeing Nature showcases 39 influential Europ...

Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor

10:00 AM $33 Pacific Science Center

In terms of grand archaeological discoveries, little tops the Terracotta Army. In 1974, Chinese farmers discovered the 2,200-year-old tomb of China’s first e...

The Contact: Quilts of the Sierra Nevada by Ann Johnston

11:00 AM $12 Bellevue Arts Museum

When gazing at the Sierra Nevadas, one can dream of wrapping themselves up in all the warm natural beauty. Ann Johnston found a way to make that intangible i...

Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects

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

Bellingham's Chris E. Vargas's Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art is an "imaginary" museum. It's an idea of a museum that's always under construction, al...

Comedy

Outer Rim

Editor’s Pick $12–$15 The Market Theater

In space, can anyone hear you laugh? Taking a cue from interstellar odysseys like Firefly, Unexpected Productions’ latest themed improv show sets its course ...

Film

Anime Movie Festival

Editor’s Pick 7:15 PM $16 Seattle Cinerama

Ever had a desire try and understand anime but had no idea where to start? Let Cinerama's Anime Movie Festival be your guide. With eight days of programming,...

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

8:00 PM $12–$20; Festival pass $90 Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center

Now in its 14th year, the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival brings an array of thought-provoking cinematic musings on Black life to the Central ...

NFFTY

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $12; Festival pass $29–$2,500 SIFF Cinema Uptown

As long as you're not the type to get hung up on kids half your age lapping you in terms of artistic talent, NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth...

Food & Drink

Edible City: A Delicious Journey

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $20 Museum of History and Industry (MoHAI)

Tonight’s menu: a deep dive on Seattle food history in six courses. MOHAI’s Edible City takes patrons on a culinary journey by breaking down the elements of ...

Special Events

Cirque du Soleil: Luzia

Editor’s Pick 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM $29–$495 Marymoor Park

Two sides of the U.S. border artistically merge when French Canadian circus theater company Cirque du Soleil celebrates the vibrancy of Mexican culture via L...

Smash Putt: Last Show Ever

2:00 PM $10–$25 Smash Putt

After seven years of mini golf mayhem, Department of Culture—the artist collective behind Smash Putt—has decided this will be the final hole. The pop-up putt...

Sports

Match For Africa: Roger Federer vs. John Isner

Editor’s Pick 6:00 PM $30–$1,500 KeyArena

It’s not easy being a tennis fan in the Northwest. Considering the nearest ATP tournament is in Indian Wells, California (a mere 19 hour drive!), racket afic...

Theater

Cherdonna's Doll's House

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

When it debuted in 1879, Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House shocked audiences with a protagonist who abandons her family to find herself. Washington Ensemble Thea...

Chitrangada

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM $30–$35 ACT Theatre

More than a century after its debut, Indian dance drama Chitrangada remains timeless as ever. Boasting a robust cast of 40, a traditional Indian score, and 1...

Frozen

Editor’s Pick 3:00 PM $38 ArtsWest

Bryony Lavery’s 2004 Tony-nominated play Frozen has nothing to do with ice princesses, but everything to do with letting it go. The drama centers around an E...

Here Lies Love

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $88–$123 Seattle Repertory Theatre

Leave it to Talking Heads’ David Byrne and Fatboy Slim to hear the story of a party-loving Filipino dictator’s wife and think, this should be a musical. For ...

Murder for Two

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM, 7:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 7:00 PM $59–$89 ACT Theatre

Comedic chaos reigns in the vaudevillian two-hander Murder for Two. The manic, madcap mystery finds one actor playing an officer who is investigating the mur...

Ode

7:30 PM $20–$25 West of Lenin

It took forced immobility to reawaken Seattle actress Nike Imoru's love for dance. After being shelved post-surgery two years ago, she reached out to her old...

The Secret Garden

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM and 1:30 PM $29-$151 5th Avenue Theatre

In 1991, 11-year-old Daisy Eagan became the youngest-ever Tony winner for her portrayal of Mary Lennox in the musical version of The Secret Garden. More than...