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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Art

Figuring History

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

Seattle Art Museum’s new exhibition features three distinct representations of black culture through the ever-changing prism of social landscapes in the U.S....

Jono Vaughan: 2017 Betty Bowen Award Winner

Editor’s Pick $19.95 Seattle Art Museum

Seattle’s own Jono Vaughan began her Project 42 series six years ago to draw attention to violence toward trans individuals. In this project, Vaughan honors ...

Michael C. Spafford: Epic Works

Editor’s Pick 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...

Teardrops That Wound

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $17 Wing Luke Museum

In this sweeping and personal exhibition, six Asian Pacific American artists respond to the callous violence of war by rendering violent imagery banal. Yukiy...

Classical Music

Debussy La Mer

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $22–$127 S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Claude Debussy’s dreamy composition is the centerpiece of a night spanning centuries and geographies of classical music, including Ibert and Respighi. Russia...

Dance

Emergence

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $37–$187 McCaw Hall

After putting on back-to-back classics with The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, Pacific Northwest Ballet turns the stage over to three choreographers presenting in...

Film

15th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

12:00 PM $7–$20, $90 Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center

The festival returns for its 15th year to host a selection of works by independent filmmakers that puts the black experience on center stage. Highlights will...

Theater

Crowns

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM $15–$50 Jewell Mainstage

Combining gospel music and theater, this play tells the story of a young Brooklynite buoyed by a group of women whose experiences and stories take them on a ...

Kiss Me Kate

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM and 1:30 PM Various Prices 5th Avenue Theatre

One of the most celebrated 20th-century musicals retells a story from the 16th century. Part of the Seattle Celebrates Shakespeare Festival, this play within...

Ride the Cyclone

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

When the St. Cassian High School Chamber Choir straps into the Cyclone roller coaster in Coney Island, little do they know it will be their end. Or is it rea...