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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Art

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 ...

Humaira Abid: My Shame

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free ArtXchange

Humaira Abid’s uncanny wood-carved sculptures and provocative threedimensional objects arrest the eyes with powerful simplicity. But it’s what she says with ...

Keisuke Yamamoto: Light, Time, Silence

10:00 AM Free Davidson Galleries

It's your last chance to catch Japanese-born artist Keisuke Yamamoto's Light, Time, Silence exhibit. Yamamoto's hand-drawn stone lithographs depict seemingly...

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....

The Time. The Place. Contemporary Art from the Collection

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free–$10 Henry Art Gallery

For the 20th anniversary of its contemporary collection, the Henry lets it all hang out with a museumwide exhibition. Over 50 works of drawing, sculp...

Tavares Strachan

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

New York–based conceptual artist Tavares Strachan draws from marginalized experiences within our larger cultural narratives. In his first Seattle exhibition,...

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...

Comedy

Franco Escamilla

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $42–$82 Moore Theatre

Escamilla, who hails from Mexico and wields both wit and guitar, will drop by the Moore for two nights of his trademark sarcasm and black humor. Both these s...

Dance

A Dance for Dark Horses

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $20 Velocity Dance Center

Choreographer Kim Lusk presents her first evening-length work,  A Dance for Dark Horses.

Eat & Drink

Dino's Famous Second Birthday Party and Karaoke Competition

8:00 PM Free Dino's Tomato Pie

The gloriously seedy place of slices on the hill turns two. And what better way for Dino's to ring it in than with a karaoke competition? So polish your go-t...

Special Events

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

Bury Me Under I-5

8:00 PM $20 Theatre Off Jackson

The Maltese Falcon

6:30 PM $99 Book-It Repertory Theatre

Hir

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $17–$38 ArtsWest

This subversive black comedy centers on Isaac, who returns from the war abroad to fight the war at home: with his ailing father, his liberated mother, ...