This Week's Critics' Picks

Lindy hoppers, Pike Place's Sunset Supper, and artist Henry Darger on our list.

Wed-Sun - Dance

The Century Ballroom becomes Swing City when the Masters of Lindy Hop and Tap hit the floor this weekend. These are the men and women who made midcentury popular dance a lasting craze: Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Chazz Young, and more. 915 E. Pine St. (plus other locations), 206-324-7263, www.centuryballroom.com. Wed., Aug. 16– Sun., Aug. 20. LYNN JACOBSON

Fri - Food

Disco tunes from the Sonic Funk Orchestra will keep you stayin' alive after your luscious buffet-style meal at Pike Place Market's Sunset Supper. Le Pichet, Canlis, Union, and other talked-about restaurants will offer gourmet tastes. Guests must be over 21. Pike Place Market, 206-774-5252, www.pikeplacemarket.org. Tickets from $85. 7:30–11 p.m. Fri., Aug. 18. MOLLY LORI

Fri - Art

The Frye continues its foray into compelling, sometimes controversial art, with an exhibit by Henry Darger, whose paintings depict bands of little girls (often naked, and often with penises) at war in fields of flowers. Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave., 206-622-9250, www.fryeart.org . Free. Opening 7 p.m. Fri., Aug. 18. ADRIANA GRANT

 
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