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Prom Queen holds court in The Can Can’s ‘Femme Fatale.’ Photo by Nate Watters

Pick List: ‘Femme Fatale,’ SoDo Track Open House, ‘Patience’

The week’s best entertainment offerings.

 

The Midwestern tale of <em>Sweet Land</em> makes its West Coast premiere at Taproot Theatre. Photo by Erik Stuhaug

This Land Was Made for You and Me

Taproot’s ‘Sweet Land, the Musical’ doesn’t fully capture the mood of 1920s Minnesota farmland, but still manages to charm.

 

Phoebe Bridgers heads back to Seattle after a stellar Sasquatch! set. Photo by Brady Harvey

Pick List: Phoebe Bridgers, Desus & Mero, Seattle Symphony Performs ‘Star Wars’

The weekend’s top entertainment events.

 

Pick List: Kacey Musgraves, ‘Sweet Land,’ Beatles Movies

The week’s best entertainment options.

James and his feathered friend. Photo courtesy Seattle Mariners

Pick List: Seattle Chamber Music Society, Sinner Saint Burlesque, James Paxton Bobblehead Day

The week’s best entertainment options.

James and his feathered friend. Photo courtesy Seattle Mariners
Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan is still a teen, making ‘Lush’ an even more ridiculous indie rock achievement. Photo courtesy Ground Control Touring

Pick List: Snail Mail, Sounders Pride, Peach Kelli Pop

The week’s best entertainment options.

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan is still a teen, making ‘Lush’ an even more ridiculous indie rock achievement. Photo courtesy Ground Control Touring
Speedy Ortiz with the candlestick in the flowery room. Photo courtesy Ground Control Touring

Pick List: Speedy Ortiz, Men in Blazers, Fremont Fair

The week’s best entertainment options.

Speedy Ortiz with the candlestick in the flowery room. Photo courtesy Ground Control Touring

‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’: A Portrait of the Man as a Young Portrait

In Book-It’s Wilde adaptation, art imitates life imitates art imitates life….

Josh Schaff and Brody King will both be in action at <em>Defy: Requiem</em>. Photo by Nate Watters/Defy

Pick List: ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray,’ Trixie Mattel, Defy Wrestling

Seattle’s best entertainment options for the week.

Josh Schaff and Brody King will both be in action at <em>Defy: Requiem</em>. Photo by Nate Watters/Defy
Altiveros and Gartner as the mythic couple in Seattle Opera’s ‘O+E.’ Photo by Philip Newton

The Women of Seattle Opera Bring a Legend Into the Light

‘O+E’ strips things down for an all-female reimagining of a Greek myth.

Altiveros and Gartner as the mythic couple in Seattle Opera’s ‘O+E.’ Photo by Philip Newton

Pick List: Tom Jones, ‘Being There,’ ‘O+E’

Your weekly Seattle entertainment recommendations.

Don’t miss David Byrne at the Paramount (or Sasquatch!). Photo by Jody Rogac

Pick List: David Byrne, UW Percussion Ensemble, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

The best ways to keep yourself artistically entertained this week.

Don’t miss David Byrne at the Paramount (or Sasquatch!). Photo by Jody Rogac
Davis’ Duchess explains the rules to Burton’s Lady Windermere. Photo by Robert Wade

Taproot Theatre Reveals Victorians’ Secrets

Oscar Wilde’s comedy demonstrates the pitfalls of virtue.

Davis’ Duchess explains the rules to Burton’s Lady Windermere. Photo by Robert Wade
La Luz returns to its old stomping grounds for two nights of surf rock bliss. Photo by Chona Kasinger

Pick List: Paul Simon, Lady Windermere’s Fan, La Luz

Stay entertained with our picks for the week’s best events.

La Luz returns to its old stomping grounds for two nights of surf rock bliss. Photo by Chona Kasinger

Pick List: Harry Partch Festival, ‘Jack &,’ Sabroso Fest

Seattle’s best entertainment options this week.

Anita Yavich’s costumes combine stunningly with RETNA’s backdrops in Seattle Opera’s <em></em><em>Aida</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Sing Like an Egyptian

The performance of Seattle Opera’s Aida can’t always match its stunning design.

Anita Yavich’s costumes combine stunningly with RETNA’s backdrops in Seattle Opera’s <em></em><em>Aida</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Pick List: ‘Aida,’ Nada Surf, Nordic Museum Opening

A sampling of Seattle’s best entertainment events for the week.

Pick List: Ellen Forney, ‘The Nether,’ ‘Crippled Symmetry’

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

Pick List: Laurie Anderson, Calidore String Quartet, ‘The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao’

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

<em>Peggy Platt (left) and Lisa Koch send up country kitsch as The Spudds. Photo by Joe Iano </em>

Pick List: Frankie Cosmos, Lindy West, Film Festivals Galore

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

<em>Peggy Platt (left) and Lisa Koch send up country kitsch as The Spudds. Photo by Joe Iano </em>