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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 Fabulous Downey Brothers on aliens, band rules and those crazy costumes

I’m convinced that The Fabulous Downey Brothers are secretly the cast for an upcoming sequel to The Rocky Horror Picture Show. It’s title: Dr. Frankenfurter…

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…
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