The best of Bumbershoot, Gastropod’s last gasp, and art at Rainier Beach: your Weekend List

Bumbershoot This year’s Bumbershoot music festival has arranged its three-day lineup by assigning each day a different genre. It’s not a rigid rule; there is…

The Weekend List: Gay softball drama, a sci-fi pop-up, and outdoor movies

* Events that are $15 or less John Baxter is a Switch Hitter Does one’s sexuality define us? And what does it mean to belong…

The Weekend List: A Remix under the stars and a supergroup atop Pike Place Market

* Events that are $15 or less SAM Remix at the Olympic Sculpture Park For the second Friday in a row, SAM makes a compelling…

The Weekend List: Couch Fest, theater inspired by detainees, and tons of music

* Denotes items that are $15 or less Paper Angels * SIS Productions, a Seattle theater group, usually focuses on producing contemporary works that are…

The Weekend List: Biblical opera, music outdoors and a garage sale

* Events that are $15 or less Nabucco Verdi’s Biblical opera about war, power and revenge (why yes, they do make operas about such things)…

The Weekend List: Two big art fairs and the poetic sculptures of Leo Saul Berk

* Events that are $15 or less Leo Saul Berk: Structure and Ornament * The Seattle artist pays homage to his childhood home through sculpture…

The Weekend List: The story of Billy Bolden, an epic Indian film trilogy and the epic Capitol Hill Block Party

* Items that are $15 or less Emboldened: The Rise and Fall of King Bolden the First Have you ever heard of Buddy Bolden? Chances…

The Weekend List: Socko ethnicity bender at Intiman. Music and a slam to catch. Cherdonna’s cake party.

* Events that are $15 or less Orpheus Descending Three days later and I’m still thinking about this show. It’s that good. Confession: I’ll go…

The Weekend List: Grease, sea chanties and a guy named Elvis

* Events that are $15 or less Grease The 5th Avenue closes its season with what’s arguably the perfect show for the summer. Because what…

The Weekend List: African dance, comedy horror improv and an artistic celebration of the Duwamish River

* Events that are $15 or less DanceGarden: A Celebration of World Music & Dance * Not only does this event showcase contemporary and traditional…

The Weekend List: The funkiest party of Pride Weekend. The animals of painter Gaylen Hansen. Thai Curry Simple’s after-dark Pop Up

* Events that are $15 or less The Westerlies * They’re one of the most innovative quartets — two trombones, two trumpets — producing sweeping,…

The Weekend List: Fremont Solstice. Honk! Fest West. Threesome at ACT. Television at the Moore.

* Events that are $15 or less  Threesome A man and a woman invite another man into bed and what starts out as a comedy…

The Weekend List: International Dance Festival. Surfer Blood. Pike/Pine walking tours.

* Denotes events that are $15 or less  Seattle International Dance Festival The always wonderfully curated Seattle International Festival returns bigger than ever this year with…

The Weekend List: Carla Körbes’ swan song at PNB, BIG BLDG BASH in SoDo, and National Donut Day

* Events that are $15 or less PNB's Concerto DSCH and Season Encore Performance It’s felt bittersweet sitting through a Carla Körbes performance at McCaw Hall…

The Weekend List: With guest curator Mark Siano

Mark Siano has a thing for soft rock. “Phil Collins, Lionel Richie songs — they were rambling, glorious celebrations of really mellow music.” He says this…
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