3. Local indie-folk goddess Jesse Sykes scores Shakespeare.
4. Noise for the Needy tackles mental illness, with a weeklong schedule of concerts anchored by Grand Archives and Art Brut.
5. Brian Miller heads the list of SW critics picking and panning SIFF's fourth week.
6. Kauffman finds a Ravenna eatery whose ode to old times steers clear of cheesiness (but not deviled eggs and oysters).
7. The Uptight Seattleite on herpes, wine racks, and the current crop of young men.