LOCAL EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FEB. 4-7, 2016
SEATTLE IMPROVISED MUSIC FESTIVAL
THURS-SAT Good Shepherd Center: A community of like-minded organizations and artists present ten concerts of adventurous and experimental music, contemporary/post-classical composition, free improvisation and the outer limits of jazz, electronic/electroacoustic music, new instruments, phonography, sound art, and other innovative music.
SAT Porsche Bellevue. Sixth Annual Grand Tasting of Washington’s Premiere Cabernets.
THE POWER OF ARCHITECTURE
ALL MONTH Bellevue Art Museum. The exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture, organized by Vitra Design Museum, is the first major retrospective of Kahn’s work in two decades.
LATINO ART CLUB
SAT Lynnwood Senior Center. Learn and create traditional Latino art forms.
LEGO MY LIBRARY
SAT Puyallup Public Library. Lego builders let your imaginations go wild! Families are invited to participate in this FREE special story time program where young architects and engineers are invited to listen to great books and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories.
NW PSYCHIC FAIR
SAT Comfort Inn, Federal Way. For nearly 30 years the NW Psychic Fairs have presented the best intuitive healers, metaphysical readers and new age artists to the public. Thousands of people have browsed our jewelry, crystals and minerals, and arts and crafts booths. The fairs are a great opportunity to meet and chat with the best intuitive professionals in the Pacific Northwest.
FUNNY CORPORATE PLAY
Through FEB 21 5th Avenue, Seattle. From the corporate offices and the typing pools of the 1960s (think Mad Men) to the modern cubicle wars of today, this hysterical satire of Big Business is comedy at its finest.
PARAMOUNT THEATRE TOUR
SAT Seattle: Free tours give the public a chance to learn more about this historic theatre while giving them a glimpse behind the scenes.
TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss.
FRI-SUN SeaTac Double Tree Hilton: Meet and listen to internationally acclaimed artists, authors and designers, all of whom are myth-inspired makers in a variety of popular media. Enjoy workshops, shopping, music from internationally acclaimed myth and folklore inspired bands.
SAT The Crocodile, Seattle. Enjoy Brazilian music while watching dancers in costumes.
PLAYWRIGHTS VS. POETS
FRI-SUN The Erickson Theatre. Eight playwrights and eight poets are gathered, paired off then given a prompt to write toward in the form of a piece of visual art by a local artist.
SEATTLE BOAT SHOW
Through FEB 6 CenturyLink Field: West coast’s largest boat show featuring more than 1,000 recreational watercrafts, from stand-up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between!
THURS Through FEB 21 Amadeus explodes with musical masterpieces and rich language, juxtaposing the petty with the transcendent in a celebration of human artistry, passion, and genius. Bathhouse Theatre.
JOHNNY CASH SHOW
FRI through FEB 22 “Ring of Fire.” Drawn from the songbook of Johnny Cash comes a unique musical about struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption. CenterStage Theatre Federal Way.
MY FAIR LADY
Through FEB 7 This beloved musical for the whole family is one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. Everett.
CRIMES OF THE HEART
WED Through FEB 28 Beth Henley’s brilliant dark comedy, called “a pure vein of Southern gothic humor” by The New York Times, is a 1981 Pulitzer Prize Winner. Set in the early 1970’s in rural Mississippi, 3 sisters reunite as all of them are facing loss and tragedies in their lives. Francis Gaudette Theatre, Issaquah.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.
SAT Enjoy a narrated tour of Lake Union & Lake Washington, lunch included.
SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE
ALL MONTH Enjoy this interactive scavenger hunt that takes you on a journey to see the best sights in the city while feeling like you are on the Amazing Race.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Hail, Caesar!
- All Roads Lead to Rome
- 600 Miles
- Pride, Prejudice and Zombies
- The Choice
- The Club
- The Pack
- The Monkey King 2
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