Event Calendar Previous Next Friday, October 20, 2017 Art Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $24.95 Seattle Art Museum Andrew Wyeth captured both the vastness and the ennui of the American landscape with a grace unrivaled in the twen- tieth century. Exemplified in his... Beyond the Selfie 12:00 PM Free Gallery 110 Artist and University of Washington MFA graduate Susan Christensen uses bold shapes and imaginative color combinations in her pastel and oil portraits that t... BorderLands Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Free King Street Station The former home of Out of Sight returns this year as a year-round public art space provided by the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. This new slate of prog... Compendium Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Free Treason Gallery The new post-graffiti group exhibition takes the art form off the alleyways, derelict walls, and underused buildings and showcases it in the gallery. The pre... Cut Up/Cut Out Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM $5 – $12, Members Free Bellevue Arts Museum Cut Up/Cut Out Hana Hamplová: Meditations on Paper 11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum Influential Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal's book Too Loud A Solitude—published in 1976 by an underground press in the communist Czech Republic —directly dealt ... 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 ... Inside Out 12:00 PM Free Bonfire Gallery In Gage Academy of Art cofounder Gary Faigin's exhibit, Inside Out, the natural and artificial clash in his surreal paintings riddled with symbolism. Through... Manuel Álvarez Bravo: Mexico’s Poet of Light 11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum In the 1920s, after the Mexican Revolution ended, Manuel Alvarez Bravo picked up a camera without any formal training and began to document his homeland. Bra... Mike Kelley: Day Is Done 11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum Multimedia artist Mike Kelley's feature-length musical Day Is Done showcases all the abnormalities in the folk performances and rituals considered a normal p... Shawn Huckins: Athenaeum Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Foster/White Gallery The reverence of American mythology converges with contemporary internet jargon in this new exhibit by Shawn Huckins. Recreating by hand the classic American... What We Treasure: Stories from Yesler Terrace Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Free Soil Art Gallery Yesler Terrace, the public housing development built in 1941, was the first racially integrated community in the U.S. As it undergoes rapid transformation, a... Zaria Forman: Antartica Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Winston Wächter After four weeks aboard an Antarctic expedition on the National Geographic Explorer, Zaria Forman had ice on the brain. She imbues her large photorealistic d... Books & Talks The Story with Nikkita Oliver 3:30 PM Free Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Singer, poet, activist, lawyer, educator, and Seattle mayor runner-up—Nikkita Oliver truly does it all. She participates in another iteration of the Story—an... Comedy Whose Live Anyway? Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $32.50–$72.50 Moore Theatre Drew Carey and the gang took improv comedy mainstream in the late ’90s with Whose Line Is it Anyway?, a TV game show where points famously don’t matter. Orig... Dance YC2 8:00 PM $20–$25 Velocity Dance Center In January, choreographer Kate Wallich founded YC2, a platform for emerging dancers to receive studio time, training, and performance opportunities. Choreogr... Film Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $26–$31 Museum of Pop Culture Like a red carpet event for the goblins, ghouls, and monsters of cinema, MoPop's spook-tacular exhibit offers face time with some real scary faces. Over 50 p... Theater Aladdin Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM and 2:00 PM $39–$169 Paramount Theatre Most Disney animated features come tailor made for Broadway treatment, all song and romance and spectacle. But 1992’s Aladdin especially so, thanks to a colo... Evil Dead the Musical Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $14–$24 Renton Civic Theater Ash and his chain-saw right hand crash onto the stage to ward off the army of the dead in front of a live audience, just in time for Halloween. The musical a... Peggy Piacenza: The Event 8:00 PM $18 Base: Experimental Arts and Space The dancer, performance artist, and Base Experimental Arts and Space cofounder Peggy Piacenza just celebrated her 50th birthday, and the The Event is the pro... Pride and Prejudice 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $16–$50 Seattle Repertory Theatre Playwright Kate Hamill knows a thing or two about adapting Jane Austen to stage…with a twist. The New York Times called her version of Sense and Sensibility ... Ragtime 8:00 PM and 2:00 PM $29–$101 5th Avenue Theatre Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, Ragtime follows the seemingly disparate lives of a white upper class wife and mother, a Jewish Latvian immigrant st... Relativity 8:00 PM and 2:00 PM $15–$50 Taproot Theatre Albert Einstein changed the world with his theory of relativity, making him one of the most famous minds in history. But there were parts of his life that re... The Barber of Seville Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $59–$250 McCaw Hall Even if you’re no opera head, you probably know Figaro’s aria. It’s the one with all the “la la la la las” and “Figaro Figaro Figaros.” The bighearted scound... Submit an Event Would you like to see your event on our calendar? Fill out this form to submit your event to our listings editor.