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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Art

Culture and the Sea

10:00 AM Winston Wächter

Water is a perpetual source of awe for Seattle artist Deb Achak, whose latest series of photographs examines our connection to oceans and beaches. Colorfully...

Loud Seas and Warm Lands

6:00 PM Free Vermillion

Sean Gallagher puts traditional methods to work in his exhibit showing the changing faces of the Arctic, including its people, wildlife, and scenery. The art...

Michael C. Spafford: Epic Works

Editor’s Pick 10:30 AM Free Greg Kucera Gallery

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...

Towards Impressionism

11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum

Even the most casual art enthusiast can pick out a Monet: the swift brushstrokes, the dreamy landscapes. But such defining work didn’t come to fruition in a ...

Concerts

Hinds

8:00 PM $16 The Crocodile

Few indie bands have more fun than Hinds. The Madrid four-piece garnered attention with an earworm-packed debut, then had no trouble selling out venues durin...

Taylor Swift

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM $135–$500 CenturyLink Field

Following the 2014 release of 1989, and its starstudded world tour, Taylor Swift went from lovable countryish artist to the queen of pop. She returned last y...

Family

Mac Beth

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM $36–$43 Seattle Repertory Theatre

This adaptation (of sorts) of the Shakespeare classic views the story of Macbeth through a group of young women recounting the famous tragedy. The play’s sto...

Film

44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival

Editor’s Pick 9:00 AM SIFF Film Center

The largest film festival in the country returns for its 44th year. Not only is the Seattle International Film Festival the best annual opportunity to take i...

Boom For Real

8:00 PM $12 Northwest Film Forum

Zooming in on Jean-Michel Basquiat's formative years in chaotic, late-70s New York, Boom for Real turns to friends and lovers to piece together the artist's ...

Special Events

44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival

Editor’s Pick 9:00 AM SIFF Film Center

The largest film festival in the country returns for its 44th year. Not only is the Seattle International Film Festival the best annual opportunity to take i...

Visit Understory

10:00 AM Free The Spheres

After years of planning and construction, Amazon’s unmistakable glass sphere–housed urban garden finally opens to the public. The first tour of the visiting ...

Theater

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

8:00 PM $20–$25 The Ballard Underground

What sounds like the setup for a bigoted joke from your uncle is actually the title of a comedy in which the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gert...

Mac Beth

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM $36–$43 Seattle Repertory Theatre

This adaptation (of sorts) of the Shakespeare classic views the story of Macbeth through a group of young women recounting the famous tragedy. The play’s sto...