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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Art

Al Farrow: Divine Ammunition

Editor’s Pick $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...

Archipenko: A Modern Legacy

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 10:00 AM $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...

Coast to Cascades: C. C. McKim's Impressionist Vision

Editor’s Pick $15 Tacoma Art Museum

With an eye for our region’s majestic natural beauty and brushstrokes that conveyed a soft interpretation of light, Portland’s Charles C. McKim established h...

Into the Deep

Editor’s Pick $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: The Migration Series

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $20 Seattle Art Museum

Seattle painter Jacob Lawrence provided an essential African American artistic voice for the city between his arrival in 1971 and death in 2000. To mark the ...

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...

Jim Woodring: The Pig Went Down to the Harbor at Sunrise and Wept

Editor’s Pick Free Frye Art Museum

Ever a peddler of the surreal oddities of the mind, Seattle illustrator and creator of the Frank comics series Jim Woodring employed a larger-than-life artis...

Linda MacNeil: Jewels of Glass

Editor’s Pick $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...

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterpieces

Editor’s Pick $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...

Tabaimo: Utsutsushi Utsushi

$9 Asian Art Museum

Acclaimed Japanese video installation artist Tabaimo takes her first major crack at hybrid curation with Utsutushi Utsushi. Based around the Japanese concept...

Terratopia: The Chinese Landscape in Painting and Film

$9 Asian Art Museum

Mediums change, but some subjects remain the same. Asian Art Museum's Terratopia looks at the tradition of Chinese landscape art by comparing paintings (some...

The Art of Rube Goldberg

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $25 Museum of Pop Culture

Because of the near-universal popularity of Rube Goldberg machines, which complete simple tasks via ludicrously complex chain reactions, many might not know ...

The Outwin: American Portraiture Today

Editor’s Pick $15 Tacoma Art Museum

It’s not easy to get hung on the walls of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, but the Outwin, a triennial juried portrait competition, gives modern ...

Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects

Editor’s Pick $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

Dave Attell

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $35–$40 Parlor Live Comedy Club Bellevue

Comedy clubs can sometimes be a tad uninviting to the casual public, but Dave Attell is the ideal club comedian: a savvy but raunchy veteran who revels in th...

Concerts

Pickwick and Friends: ACLU Benefit

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $20 The Crocodile

It's been a while since we've heard anything soulful sounds from the Pickwick camp. The Seattle indie R&B band has spent the past couple years readying L...

Family

Into the West

Editor’s Pick $15 Seattle Children's Theatre

When a mystical white horse named Tír Na nÓg (or “Land of Eternal Youth”) enters the lives of two young Irish siblings, their small world morphs into an imag...

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

Smash Putt: Last Show Ever

$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...

Theater

A Moveable Feast

Editor’s Pick $90 Cafe Nordo's Culinarium

Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast captured a detailed sense of what it was like to be a young, poor creative in 1920s Paris. It’s easy to get caught...

Awaiting Oblivion

8:00 PM and 5:00 PM $25 On the Boards

Bring Down the House

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM $31–$50 Center House Theatre

While Shakespeare's classics often get reimagined, few reformations can match the bold ambition of Bring Down the House. The Seattle Shakespeare and Upstart ...

Katya Kabanova

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM $25–$272 McCaw Hall

Opera has long excelled as a medium for bleak romantic tragedies, and this Czech drama fits the bill. Trapped in a dreary, rural arranged marriage, Katya lon...

Rent

Editor’s Pick 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM $35–$105 Paramount Theatre

If you do the “Seasons of Love” math, we’re well past 10.5 million minutes at this point. The 20th-anniversary production of the Tony Award–winning Broadway ...

The 39 Steps

Editor’s Pick $41-$70 Village Theatre

Few shows can match the frenetic fun in the theatrical adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps. After comforting a terrified woman when shots ring out ...

The Pajama Game

$29–$141 5th Avenue Theatre

When you think of love, one thing springs to mind—labor disputes over pay inequity! Okay, maybe not, but that's what unfolds in the comedic musical The Pajam...

Well

Editor’s Pick $17–$77 Seattle Repertory Theatre

Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron (Fun Home) is aware she and her mother have a few issues. Well tells Kron’s own story of attempting to get herself healthy ...