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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Art

Double Exposure

10:00 AM $25 Seattle Art Museum

In a crossroads of indigenous representation, three Native artists—Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, and Will Wilson—show their work alongside the images of E...

Summer Dreams

Winston Wächter

Four Northwest artists transform Winston Wächter with trippy installations. Jennifer Zwick, Peter Gronquist, and the collective Electric Coffin offer complex...

Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-àTête

11:00 AM Free–$10 Henry Art Gallery

Most known as a painter of intricate canvases, Mickalene Thomas also takes photos. At Muse, she displays shots that draw influence from 1970s Black Is Beauti...

Polychromatic Perspectives

Editor’s Pick Davidson Galleries

Nine artists contribute to this exhibition of colorful abstract works. In Akiko Taniguchi’s collographs an image of a quotidian things (a child’s room, a sun...

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 ...

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 ...

Fred Stonehouse and Eric Beltz

Prographica / KDR Gallery

Fred Stonehouse’s paintings are discomfiting, dreamlike, and often funny. See, for example, “The Deepest Wounds”: an animal with a pear tree growing from its...

Don Fels and Tarran Skelnar

Linda Hodges Gallery

Seattle artists and writer Don Fels shows some of his mixed media work, which incorporates objects like wood, print, and terracotta. And  Tarran Sklenar’s bi...

The Presence of Absence

10:00 AM Free MadArt

Katie Miller examines the recent evolution of the cityscape in her new immersive, site-specific work. She uses the disciplined angles familiar to contemporar...

Concerts

Phish

7:30 PM $75 The Gorge Amphitheatre

What could be more Phish than a three-day takeover at the Gorge? Fans can grab single-day tickets or camp out for the whole weekend, during which the jam ban...

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

11:00 AM $65–$300 12th Avenue in Pike/Pine Corridor

The city’s biggest twentysomethings-take-to-the-streets bacchanal is back. This year Father John Misty, dance DJ phenom Dillon Francis, and pop duo Oh Wonder...

Sheryl Crow

7:00 PM $51-$81 Chateau Ste. Michelle

The reigning queen of sunny pop is now 10 albums deep, but last year’s Be Myself saw her returning to the slick, hooky roots rock that made her a 1990s sensa...

Dance

Fresh: A Drag Show for New Talent

10:00 PM $15 18th and Union

In a city with no shortage of great drag talent, those who make it to the stage have often proved their worth, even if they're not headlining just yet. At th...

Femme Fatale

7:00 PM $35–$95 CanCan

Looking to exotic dancer and WWI spy Mata Hari for inspiration, Can Can's summer production tells a sultry tale of deceit, framing Hari’s resistance as a see...

Traces of Us

4:30 PM Free Waterfront Park

A free show in the park might bring to mind mere people watching, but this show ups the ante on costume design and thematic cohesion. Making full use of the ...

Food & Drink

Bite of Seattle 2018

12:00 PM Free Seattle Center

Now in its 37th year, the Bite of Seattle rounds up restaurants to unleash tastes as varied as alligator on a stick, piroshky, tacos, and pad thai alongside ...

Theater

Femme Fatale

7:00 PM $35–$95 CanCan

Looking to exotic dancer and WWI spy Mata Hari for inspiration, Can Can's summer production tells a sultry tale of deceit, framing Hari’s resistance as a see...

Persimmon Nights

8:00 PM $75 Cafe Nordo's Culinarium

The fallout of a nightclub owner's death unfolds as four funeral guests show up bearing questions. The production receives accompaniment from pop trio the Ki...

Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore

7:30 PM TBD ACT Theatre

Comedian and star of HBO’s Looking, Lauren Weedman now brings a countrytinged musical comedy show— which includes a band, an alter ego named Tami Lisa, a hea...

Sweet Land

7:30 PM $15–$50 Taproot Theatre

Based on the 2005 indie film of the same name, this musical centers on Inge, a young German who immigrates to Minnesota in the wake of World War I to marry a...