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Take a bite outta Jeff Rosenstock. Photo by Hiro Tanaka

Pick List: Jeff Rosenstock, Seattle Tattoo Expo, Sound Vision Film Festival

The week’s best entertainment options.

 

Simply the Bess

Seattle Opera’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ is a must-see production that feels engaged with the cultural conversation.

 

The cast of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ heads to The Moore. Image courtesy Fox.

Pick List: ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Jenn Champion, ‘Porgy and Bess’

The week’s top entertainment options.

 

Swearin’ brings its reunited rock to Chop Suey. Photo by Alexander Rotondo

Pick List: Swearin’, Todd Barry, ‘Star Trek’ in the Park

The week’s best entertainment options.

Swearin’ brings its reunited rock to Chop Suey. Photo by Alexander Rotondo
The 72nd BAM ARTSfair is set for July 27-29 at Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Square. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum

Pick List: BAM ARTSfair, Strictly Seattle, Breaking Glass

The week’s top entertainment events.

The 72nd BAM ARTSfair is set for July 27-29 at Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Square. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum
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.

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

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

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

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

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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

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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’

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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.