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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Art

Beyond the Selfie

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 11:00 AM 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 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

6:00 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 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...

Storme Webber: 'Casino: A Palimpsest'

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum

In the early to mid-1900s, Pioneer Square teemed with immigrants, queer communities, and the displaced. Seattle artist Storme Webber spent her formative year...

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 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...

Dance

Bandaloop

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $44–$52 Meany Hall

Meany Hall, as in the building itself, is the stage for this open-air performance that reimagines dance as an act more...vertical. In Bandaloop, performers t...

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...

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival

Editor’s Pick 11:30 AM $12–$175 Seattle Art Museum

Every year since 2004, Seattle nonprofit Tasveer gathers filmmakers and enthusiasts to celebrate both work focused on South Asian countries and the often-ove...

Food & Drink

Fresh Hops Festival

Editor’s Pick 1:00 PM $25–$30 Hale's Ales Brewery and Pub

Tasting fresh hop beer after a lifetime of the dried and processed hop beer found on most market shelves is like switching from diet soda to the real stuff. ...

Theater

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM and 2:00 PM $25–$40 Book-It Repertory Theatre

The Myra Platt adaptation of Maya Angelou’s essential work of autobiography returns to Book-It for a new run. The story of Angelou’s fight against th...

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 ...

Relativity

$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...

Sycorax

7:30 PM $12–$25 18th and Union

It seems like the entire world is against Sycorax. Betrayed by her family and lover, Sycorax turns to the gods and makes a plea for revenge.  Directed by Mar...