Friday, May 24, 2019

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10:15am

Lecture | Visual Arts

Bruce Lee's Chinatown Tour

Wing Luke Museum

Get to know Bruce better. Retrace his footsteps through the Chinatown-International District, his old stomping ground. His first practice space, his first martial arts studio, and his hangouts - see how he became a part of the local community…

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5:00pm

Film

45th Seattle International Film Festival

Welcome to the 45th Seattle International Film Festival, showcasing more than 400 films from nearly 90 countries to 140,000+ attendees over 25 days! Check out the 2019 film guide to filter for your faves and see venue info. Here's their…

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7:30pm

Theater

The Learned Ladies

Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre, University of Washington

The Parnell sisters don’t always agree. Armande is seeking a life driven by intellectual pursuits, while Henriette wants to follow her heart. Add a set of overbearing parents, some meddling relatives, and a few pompous poets, and you’ve got…

7:30pm

Literature

Hugo Literary Series: Domingo Martinez, Terese Marie Mailhot, Rebecca Brown, and Bryan John Appleby

Hugo House

For the 2018–19 season of Hugo Literary Series—the first in our new home—we’re looking back to look forward and asking the writers and musicians to create new things from the old. Each event within the series takes its theme…

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7:30pm

Theater

Take Me Out

12th Avenue Arts

Is baseball ready for an openly gay superstar?​Take Me Out explores what happens when a superstar player on a major-league baseball team announces that he is gay. What outfielder Darren Lemming receives is disarming—and often hilarious—candor from his teammates, manager…

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7:30pm

Theater

THE CALL

Seattle Public Theater at the Green Lake Bathhouse

When Annie and Peter decide to adopt, they come to set their sights on a child from Africa. But when the reality of this choice sinks in, it opens a well of uncertainty that speaks to their very identity as…

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7:30pm

Theater

OFFICE HOUR

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery

Alarmed by his grisly writings, a professor invites a troubled student to her office to shed light on – and build a bridge across – the dark clouds that surround him. As the clock ticks down and tensions rise…

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7:30pm

Theater

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Anonymous online columnist “Sugar” receives thousands of letters asking for advice, and with her own particular brand of brutal honesty and incisive empathy, helps those seeking guidance for life obstacles both large and small. It is later revealed that…

Ninasimone

7:30pm

Theater

NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN

Seattle Repertory Theatre

When “The High Priestess of Soul” Nina Simone heard about the tragic bombing death of four young girls in an Alabama church in 1963, the songstress turned to her music as a means of expressing the country’s agony. “Four…

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8:00pm

Theater

KIM’S CONVENIENCE

Taproot Theatre Company

Enter Kim’s Convenience store and meet the Kims, a loving, if imperfect, Korean family making their way in Toronto. As they face an uncertain future Appa (dad), Umma (mom), their unmarried daughter Janet and disappointing son Jung learn to…

8:00pm

Theater

Urinetown

ACT Theatre

A Co-Production with & Presented at ACT – A Contemporary Theatre Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis Directed by Bill Berry This hilarious multi-Tony Award® nominee is an outrageous satire set in a…

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8:30pm

Improv

Found Objects

The Market Theater

Each object can bring to life a curious story often a funny one. Every Friday and Saturday, our improvisers will share objects that they have found or ask you to share one of yours. Then, together we will craft…

10:00pm

Improv

Jet City Improv

Jet City Improv

Jet City Improv, our flagship show for 26 years and counting, is Seattle’s own brand of short-form improv comedy. Every show is a blast of brand new scenes, games, and songs, all based on audience suggestions and crafted into…

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All Day

Dance | Film | Music | Panel Discussion

48th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival

Seattle Center Campus

The Northwest Folklife Festival is one of the largest community-powered festivals in the nation, bringing together over 5,000 performers, 500 volunteers, 40 food vendors, 150 local craft/import vendors, and upwards of 250,000 attendees. Since 1972, the festival has highlighted the…

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All Day

Visual Arts

A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

Museum of Pop Culture

Using the six personality types of a queen-Sage, Enchantress, Explorer, Mother Earth, Heroine, and Thespian-the exhibition explores how designers like Alexander McQueen, Joanne Petit-Frère, Hideki Seo, Gucci, Chromat, and Vivienne Westwood use their work to create a space for…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Animals: Wild and Captured in Bronze

Tacoma Art Museum

Wild mustangs and majestic bison are symbols of the American West. However, many other creatures also live in the diverse habitats west of the Mississippi River. This exhibition features all kinds of wildlife that inhabit the West and the…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Bezos Center for Innovation

Museum of History & Industry

What does innovation look like? Who innovates, where does it happen, and how do great ideas evolve? Discover the creativity and ingenuity of Puget Sound’s residents in the Bezos Center for Innovation. This is a permanent exhibit at the…

Dragonliveshere

All Day

Visual Arts

Bruce Lee: A Dragon Lives Here

Wing Luke Museum

Building on their popular Do You Know Bruce? exhibit series, Wing Luke's A Dragon Lives Here hones in on Bruce Lee’s Seattle roots and the fact that Seattle, now known as a city for innovation, technology and entrepreneurs, also…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

Henry Art Gallery

The first major United States solo exhibition of the influential Chilean-born artist, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s career-long commitment to exploring discarded and displaced materials, peoples, and landscapes. Working within the overlapping discourses of conceptual art…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Edgar Arceneaux: Library of Black Lies

Henry Art Gallery

This installation contains stacks of books, some readable and some obscured by a crust of crystalline sugar. The titles evolve like a game of telephone, slightly misheard and misrepresented, documenting tomes that figured strongly in Arceneaux’s intellectual history then…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Excluded, Inside the Lines

Wing Luke Museum

Uncover the history of redlining and its impacts through individual stories in our FREE exhibit. Beginning with the exclusion of Native people from Seattle, follow the ongoing confluence of interconnected financial, environmental, physical factors that have plagued people of…

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All Day

Visual Arts

I Am Filipino

Wing Luke Museum

Through personal stories and photographs, experience the many layers of Filipino American history and identity. This cultural legacy lives on in the Filipino community and beyond.

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All Day

Visual Arts

IN THIS IMPERFECT PRESENT MOMENT

Seattle Art Museum

In This Imperfect Present Moment is the title of a portrait by Toyin Ojih Odutola. She is one of 15 artists who live in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Cotonou/Rotterdam, Luanda/Lisbon, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and New York whose work has been…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Immigrant Artists and the American West

Tacoma Art Museum

Immigration is a topic on many peoples’ minds: with changing policies and shifting values that affect many people’s lives in our community and beyond, Immigrant Artists and the American West draws attention to how art relates to and responds…

Mazeltov

All Day

Visual Arts

Karl Haendel: Mazel Tov Group

Henry Art Gallery

This iteration of Viewpoints features Karl Haendel’s Mazel Tov Group (2006–7), a multi-part work comprised of drawings and a photograph arranged in the gallery according to the artist’s specifications. Known for his catalogue of found images reworked through drawing…

Laserdome

All Day

Visual Arts

Laser Dome

Pacific Science Center

Please note! This schedule is subject to change without notice--visit the PacSci Laser Dome website for current info before heading over! MATINEE SHOWS Laser Generation: Y2K Laser Michael Jackson Weekends & Holiday Matinees Laser Beach Boys Weekends & Holiday…

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All Day

Visual Arts

New Years All Year Round

Wing Luke Museum

Come and explore with us the many things people do during the New Year. This year, as we welcome the Year of the Pig, we will focus on what the holiday means for our families – with a focus…

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All Day

Film | Visual Arts

Permanent Exhibits at MOHAI

Museum of History & Industry

Maritime Seattle Continuing MOHAI’s 50+ year partnership with the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society (PSMHS), Maritime Seattle celebrates our community's long relationship with water and illustrates how our aquatic and industrial activities have ultimately shaped what we've become. Hosted…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight

Museum of Glass

Raven and the Box of Daylight is the Tlingit story of Raven and his transformation of the world—bringing light to people via the stars, moon, and sun. This myth holds great significance in the mythology of the Tlingit people…

Prince

All Day

Visual Arts

Prince from Minneapolis

Museum of Pop Culture

Prince from Minneapolis examines an icon's image and his influence on other artists and on fans. At the start of his career, Prince worked to create a unique and dynamic professional image. He reached out to photographers in his…

School Square

All Day

Visual Arts

School: The Joseph Rossano Salmon Project

Bellevue Arts Museum

School, an exhibition spearheaded and conceptualized by artist Joseph Rossano, casts light on the diminished state of global salmon and steelhead populations. The installation features a life-size school of mirrored salmon, sculpted from molten glass by concerned glassmakers from…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Seattle Style: Fashion/Function

Museum of History & Industry

What Seattleites wear—past and present—reveals something captivating about the city. This and more will be unveiled in Seattle Style: Fashion/Function, the most significant exhibit to date featuring Pacific Northwest regional style and the most prominent showcasing of MOHAI’s clothing…

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All Day

Visual Arts

Seattle Style: Fashion/Function

Museum of History & Industry

What Seattleites wear—past and present—reveals something captivating about the city’s sartorial spirit. Seattle Style: Fashion/Function highlights how elegance and practicality co-existed and converged in Seattle wardrobes, providing new insights into local clothing ranging from couture to grunge aesthetics. The most…

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All Day

Visual Arts

True Northwest: The Seattle Journey

Museum of History & Industry

Delve into Puget Sound’s history from the 1790s to today in an award-winning exhibit that combines artifacts, images, hands-on activities, and multimedia presentations. Discover how the dramatic environment, diverse population, connections to the broader world, and inventive spirit have…

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All Day

Visual Arts

WORLDS BEYOND HERE: The Expanding Universe of APAs in Science Fiction

Wing Luke Museum

Looking at the connection between Asian Pacific Americans and the infinite possibilities of science fiction, World's Beyond Here follows the path of a young Sci Fi fan becoming an empowered creator, limited only by imagination. Popular science fiction has…

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