Capote, About Us, and Earshot Jazz Festival

Fri - Movie

Bad enough he changed the face of journalism with In Cold Blood. Now the lying, whining, lisping little freak is a movie star, too, thanks to Philip Seymour Hoffman's acclaimed performance in Capote, (see review). Our Sheila Benson loves it, and Oscar voters are sure to follow. Opens Fri., Oct. 21. BRIAN MILLER

Thurs & Sun - TV

KCTS-TV's worthy About Us series features films about local life, made by local filmmakers. This week: Moyl, a documentary by Mercer Island's Moti Krauthamer about Jewish ritual circumcision, and Shannon Gee's six-minute Seattle: Transportation. 9 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 20, and 1 p.m. Sun., Oct. 23, on KCTS. LYNN JACOBSON

Thurs - Festival

Highlights of this year's Earshot Jazz Festival include pianist Robert Glasper at Tula's; and trumpeter Dave Douglas, Omar Sosa (see America, U.S.A.), and the World Saxophone Quartet playing Jimi Hendrix, all at the Triple Door. Through Nov. 6; see Seven Nights and www.earshot.org for venues and details. MICHAELANGELO MATOS

 
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