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…

The Weekend List, Festival Edition: NW Folklife, Black Box 2.0, Sasquatch! – and Bettye LaVette at Jazz Alley

* Denotes items that are $15 or less ShortsFest at SIFF * Looking at the SIFF schedule can be overwhelming but ShortsFest is always a…

The man (and magic) behind Seattle’s 2015 film festival

Carl Spence is the type of rare individual who can talk highbrow (the nuances of Polish film poster art) and lowbrow (Rose Byrne is coupled…

The Weekend List: “Little Bee” at Book-It. Fly Moon Royalty at Neumos. Pierogi Fest!

* Events that are $15 or less Little Bee Somehow I’ve overlooked reading this 2008 bestselling novel by Chris Cleave about a Nigerian refugee girl…

The Weekend List: Plays, beer and music in abundance

* Events that are $15 or less Outside Mullingar The Seattle Rep wraps up its season with Outside Mullingar, written by the formidable John Patrick…

Podcast: 3 Seattle students compete in national August Wilson monologue contest

Seattle has a very special relationship with the late August Wilson. Pittsburgh may claim him as its native son but the playwright, who lived here…
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