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67 Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: June 3-5, 2022

Seattle Pride in the Park, HONK! Fest West, and More Last-Minute Events Under $15
June 3, 2022
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It feels like the weekend came back around in record time... So if you didn't have time to make plans, check out our cheap and easy guide, featuring events from Seattle Pride in the Park to HONK! Fest West and from Glazer's PhotoFest to Plan C: A Bake Sale for Choice.


Although
Washington’s statewide mask mandate has been lifted, venues may have their own health guidelines in place. We advise directly checking the specific protocols for an event before heading out.


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FRIDAY

COMEDY

Bandit Theater Presents: The Reader Add to a List
You might get "read" in more ways than one at this night of improv with a mystical twist. The mysterious Reader will pull tarot cards for you, then a team of improvisers will interpret their meanings. Hang on to your crystals.
(Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill, $7-$13)

FOOD & DRINK

Food Truck Friday Happy Hour Add to a List
Groove to DJ tunes, take advantage of a full bar, and nosh on food truck fare from Birrieria Pepe El Toro and Sam Choy's Poke to the Max. Plus, Laina's Ice Cream will offer discounts on their handmade scoops.
(Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max, Rainier Valley)

Phinney Farmers Market Opening Add to a List
Welcome the Phinney Farmers Market back after a two-year hiatus at this grand reopening for the spring season.
(Phinney Farmers Market, Phinney Ridge, free)

Pioneer Square Pub Crawl Add to a List
Amble through the historic Pioneer Square neighborhood and scope out hidden gems on this free pub crawl.
(Occidental Park, Pioneer Square, free)

LIVE MUSIC

Andy Vance & Sundance Add to a List
Enjoy a night of live country music and dancing with local honky-tonk heroes Andy Vance & Sundance.
(Egan's Ballard Jam House, Ballard, $8)

Boot Juice + Erin Rae & The Heartbeets + Drew Martin Add to a List
With a hillbilly attitude and a tendency to "leave dance floors sticky" (with a combination of sweat and bathtub gin, we assume), local five-piece Boot Juice will play their "river rock and mountain blues" with support from singer-songwriters Erin Rae & The Heartbeets and Drew Martin.
(Conor Byrne, Ballard, $10)

Fruit Juice, Juicebumps, and Flesh Produce Add to a List
Satisfy your cravings with a freshly squeezed evening of danceable tunes from Seattle glam-pop five-piece Fruit Juice, San Francisco-based "spank-rock" band Juicebumps, and "scum dance" outfit Flesh Produce.
(Cherry Nightclub, Downtown, $11.33)

Greenriver Thrillers, Sorcia, and Sun Crow Add to a List
Noise-rock trio Greenriver Thrillers will get very loud with support from doom metal trio Sorcia and heavy rockers Sun Crow. 
(Darrell's Tavern, Richmond Highlands, $10)

Hellshock with D.O.L. and Night Feeder Add to a List
Gear up for a hard-hitting night of crust punk, thrash metal, and hardcore from the likes of Portland five-piece Hellshock, D.O.L., and Night Feeder.
(Clock-Out Lounge, Beacon Hill, $12)

Joshua Ray Walker with Chris King of The Gutterballs Add to a List
Texas-born singer-songwriter Joshua Ray Walker will play in support of his new honky-tonk inspired album, See You Next Time, alongside smokey soul trio Chris King of The Gutterballs.
(Drunky Two Shoes BBQ White Center, Highline, $15)

King Sheim with The Sleepy Haunts, Kayce Guthmiller, and Meghan Hayes Add to a List
King Sheim is a project created by Seattle native Celeste Felsheim, who takes inspiration from grunge and punk genres to produce thoughtful songwriting and high-energy performances. Also on the bill is indie-pop quartet The Sleep Haunts, folk artist Kayce Guthmiller, and singer-songwriter Meghan Hayes.
(Cafe Racer, Capitol Hill, $5-$10)

Marmalade - Seattle's Legendary Funk Ensemble Add to a List
Seattle's favorite funk ensemble Marmalade is back to bring you a night of diverse sounds and danceable grooves.
(High Dive, Fremont, $10)

Official Luke Combs Pre-Party with Adam Church & Friends Add to a List
Pre-game for the big Luke Combs Add to a List concert at Lumen Field with music from country star (and friend of Combs) Adam Church along with early access to stadium merchandise and ticket giveaways.
(Showbox SoDo, SoDo, free)

Skelator, Greyhawk, and Rope Add to a List
Join heavy metal thrashers Skelator for an evening of high-speed jams alongside power metal outfit Greyhawk and '80s inspired hard rock quartet Rope. 
(The Kraken Bar & Lounge, University District, $8)

The Hugs, The Ferenjis, and Enuft Add to a List
Longtime Portland indie rockers The Hugs have been cranking out '90s Brit-pop and '60s psych-rock-inspired tunes for over 15 years. The four-piece will light up the stage right before the release of their new album, True To Your Own Spirit, with support from neo-soul quartet The Ferenjis and alt-pop group Enuf.
(The Funhouse, Belltown, $8)

Tony H Presents: Be My Guest Add to a List
Local MC Tony H aims to bring "fresh faces behind the decks" with this techno dance night featuring guest DJs Cadence Rei and Frida K b2b Jaderade.
(Timbre Room, Belltown, $11.33)

Wanderers By Trade Add to a List
Did you miss Bob Dylan on his Rough and Rowdy Ways tour? Here's the chance to catch the next best thing. Seattle-based tribute group Wanderers By Trade will play a mix of classics and hidden gems from throughout the Tambourine Man's prolific career.
(Skylark Cafe & Club, West Seattle, $10)

PARTIES & NIGHTLIFE

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Bingo Add to a List
Get ready to be gooped and gagged for a new season of RuPaul's Drag Race bingo! It's an all-winners All Stars season this time around, so it's bound to be extra sickening. Bingo cards are just a buck a pop, and you might win a beer prize.
(NW Peaks Brewery & Taproom, Rainier Valley, $1 per bingo card)

READINGS & TALKS

Gemini Calling: A Poetry Reading Add to a List
Geminis—can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em, etc. Celebrate the contentious zodiac sign at this poetry reading featuring Woogee Bae, Amaranth Borsuk, Paul Hlava Ceballos, Serena Chopra, and others. Poet-artist Corbin Louis will host the evening of cupcakes, verse, and karaoke.
(Common AREA Maintenance, Belltown, free)

Mad Science Add to a List
At this evening of surprisingly scholarly laughs, you'll first learn something from a selection of STEM smarties, then hear from a wacko cast of improv comics who twist scientific research into something hilarious.
(Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill, $7-$13)

SATURDAY

COMMUNITY

Fire Day with MOHAI and the Seattle Fire Department Add to a List
Commemorating the 133rd anniversary of the Great Seattle Fire, this family-focused event invites little firefighters to try on gear, explore historic artifacts, learn about fire safety from local firefighters, and hop aboard a real fire engine. (Be honest, you wanna do that stuff, too.)
(Museum of History & Industry [MOHAI], South Lake Union, free)

First Caturday Seattle Add to a List
In Korea, cat owners often refer to themselves as butlers. It makes sense—we live to serve our feline overlords. If your kitty is comfortable on a leash, in a stroller, or hanging out in their carrier, they might enjoy this outdoor event, where they'll sniff around and catch a few rays while you socialize with other butlers. Catnaps and bug chasing encouraged.
(Cal Anderson Park, Capitol Hill, free)

FAIR

Fiber Fusion NorthWest Add to a List
Giddy up, fleeceheads! You'll find alpaca, wool, mohair, llama, and angora at this fiber-focused show and sale, plus demos, vendors, a "spin-in," and probably lots of cool older ladies wearing knitted vests. You won't want to miss the live fiber animal exhibit, either; we imagine it'll be a very soft experience. 
(Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, free)

FESTIVALS

Created Commons: Neighborhood Edition - Chinalek Festival Add to a List
Inspired by the word chinalek, which translates to both "flower" and "laughter" in the Austronesian language Fino’ CHamoru, this floral celebration was created by flower flower, a collective of queer and trans Pasifika and Asian artists and cultural workers. Attendees can join in on four verdant days of community workshops covering garland making, poetry, and herbalism before an all-day festival of installations, qi gong, vendors, and more on June 4.
(Hing Hay Park, Seattle Chinatown-International District, free)

FILM

Expanded Cinema Performance by Scott Stark Add to a List
Filmmaker Scott Stark compiles found family photos and 35mm slides to form strange, fantastical narratives, unraveling stories of missing spouses and possible crimes. This 65-minute program includes The Last Forever, a collaboration with Polish filmmaker Kamila Kuc, as well as Underlying Persistent Volumes, which peppers a software development instructional video with nostalgic photographs, and Night Out of Song, a 16mm double projection of urban abstractions.
(Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill, $7-$13)

Flying Saucer Cinema: Soylent Green Add to a List
The future is now! Join in on an interactive discussion of Richard Fleischer's 1973 dystopic sci-fi thriller, led by sci-fi savants Mark Daniels and Eric Cohen. You'll want to watch Soylent Green before the event—the film takes place in 2022, in a world where climate change has led to ecological disaster and rich elites are mysteriously sustained despite the crisis. (Doesn't sound familiar at all.) 
(Scarecrow Video, University District, free)

Mississippi Masala Add to a List
Mira Nair's 1991 film Mississippi Masala featured two extremely beautiful people on a big screen, but more importantly, it paved the way for important cultural conversations by depicting a romance between an Indian-Ugandan woman (Sarita Choudhury) and a black Southerner (Denzel Washington). Roger Ebert described the film as "surprisingly funny and cheerful...generat[ing] a full-blown romanticism."
(SIFF Film Center, Uptown, $11-$14)

FOOD & DRINK

Ekéko Drinking Snacks Add to a List
Scarf drinking snacks from the Latinx pop-up Ekéko.
(The Growler Guys, Northeast Seattle)

LIVE MUSIC

Caitlin Sherman, Linda From Work, AC Sapphire, and The Shoulder Pads Add to a List
Local singer-songwriter Caitlin Sherman of psych-rock group Evening Bell and dream-pop band Slow Skate will go solo after opening sets from surf rockers Linda From Work, indie-folk songsmith AC Sapphire, and retro rock outfit The Shoulder Pads.
(Sunset Tavern, Ballard, $15)

Chief State, Daphne, and The Heart Smashers Add to a List
Vancouver pop-punk band Chief State, who Rock Sound described as "equal parts heartfelt and heartbreaking," will have you feeling a little emo after sets from alt-rock quartet Daphne, "nerd-core" punks The Heart Smashers, and hard rock trio Take Two.
(The Funhouse, Belltown, $10)

Company Grand with Yeti Set Go Add to a List
Nine-piece band Company Grand will rock the house with both covers and originals that fuse together rock, blues, funk, and R&B. Local rock trio Yeti Set Go will get the party started with their "sardonic twist" on psychedelic surf rock. 
(The Royal Room, Columbia City, $12-$15)

Detonator, Wartz, and Vanishment Add to a List
Speed metal demons Detonator will turn up the volume alongside rock 'n' rollers Wartz and heavy metal locals Vanishment.
(Darrell's Tavern, Richmond Highlands, $10)

Fog Holler + Brittany Collins + Mike Sampson Add to a List
Aiming to "channel the spirits of bluegrass past and future," Portland-based ensemble Fog Holler will head up I-5 in support of their latest album, Rocking in a Weary Land. Soulful Americana artist Brittany Collins will get things started along with folk singer-songwriter Mike Sampson.
(Conor Byrne, Ballard, $10)

Highest of Heels, Wyoming Young and Strong, and Old Growth Add to a List
Local metal group Highest of Heels draws inspiration from bands like Black Sabbath and Deep Purple for their classic rock-infused sound. They will hit the stage after sets from hard rock duo Wyoming Young and Strong and black metal project Old Growth. 
(The Kraken Bar & Lounge, University District, $8)

Live Music at Eastlake Bar & Grill Add to a List
Sit out on the deck and enjoy some live music every Saturday through August before Eastlake Bar and Grill closes its doors permanently in September. This week, local rockers The Vandalls will take the stage.
(Eastlake Bar and Grill, Eastlake, free)

Muzi: Interblaktic Tour Add to a List
South African DJ, producer, and singer-songwriter Muzi, known as “The Zulu Skywalker,” will support his latest album, Interblaktic, which draws inspiration from Afrofuturist soothsayers like Sun Ra and Earth, Wind & Fire.
(Barboza, Capitol Hill, $12-$15)

No Chill - '90s and '00s Hip Hop Throwback Party Add to a List
Saturday night is no time to be chill. Twerk it and werk it on two dance floors as veteran DJs Paco and Hefe spin throwback hip-hop jams from the last 35 years.
(LoFi, South Lake Union, $10)

Summer Sessions at Bar Sabine Add to a List
Each Saturday in June, this nighttime cocktail joint will welcome local DJs to their outdoor terrace. This week, Kadeejah Streets will take the controls with a set of danceable electronic mixes.
(Sabine Cafe Bar and Market, Ballard, free)

Tenth Aesthetic: Miss Shelrawka, Rogue Agent, and Ol' Skinny Add to a List
Obscure yourself in a cloud of dark techno with resident DJsMiss Shelrawka, Rogue Agent, and Ol' Skinny.
(Timbre Room, Belltown, $15)

The Boss Martians Add to a List
Seattle-based trio The Boss Martians will catch a wave with their blend of surf and garage rock for a rowdy night of retro sounds.
(Central Saloon, Pioneer Square, $10-$15)

The Brooders with Beija Bailes, Her Mountain Majesty, and Rug Add to a List
Seattle indie rock/alt-country band The Brooders will play songs about "too much coffee, middle-aged lust, being kidnapped and tattooed at Burning Man, and beard oil." They'll be joined by like-minded locals Beija Bailes, Her Mountain Majesty, and Rug.
(Skylark Cafe & Club, West Seattle, $10)

The Dusty 45s with Betsy Olson Band Add to a List
Relish in the folksy rock 'n' roll sounds of Dusty 45s, who have shared the stage with an impressive list of names, including Wanda Jackson, Adele, and the late, great John Prine. Local four-piece Betsy Olson Band will throw some bluesy tunes into the mix.
(Drunky Two Shoes BBQ White Center, Highline, $15)

PERFORMANCE

Earth to Kenzie Add to a List
If you've got kiddos who are new to opera, this digestible one-act performance might make them a fan. Earth to Kenzie tells the tale of an imaginative fifth grader who hopes to avoid issues at home by disappearing into her fave space-kitten video game, but her asthma forces her to reckon with the real world. (Relatable.) Although it's suitable for children, this performance isn't child's play—expect a fully staged, costumed opera with professional singers and live piano accompaniment.
(Opera Center, Uptown, $5-$15)

PRIDE

PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop Add to a List
Aiming to foster a safe, inclusive community for LGBTQIA families, Phinney-Greenwood neighborhood businesses will host fun, family-friendly activities along the "Rainbow Hop Route," an annual event returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019. Snag a map online or at participating locales for a full list of activities and locations; kiddos who collect six stamps on their maps can earn a ticket to the Woodland Park Zoo.
(Various locations around Phinney/Greenwood, free)

Seattle Pride in the Park Add to a List
FKA The Volunteer Park Pride Festival, this event has mutated to represent the whole city by this point. Volunteer Park simply cannot contain its powerful energy any longer. Hosted by Seattle Pride, the park will be home to food trucks, craft and nonprofit booths alike, beers (as well as booze-free bevs), dogs in hats, people in hot pants (and probably also hats), and lots and lots of music and outdoor dancing. The party in the park is just the beginning, after which an entire month of Pride-ful festivities on and around the Hill will ensue. Plus, check out The Stranger's interview with co-host Caesar Hart. MEG VAN HUYGEN
(Volunteer Park, Capitol Hill, free)

Taking Pride in Capitol Hill Add to a List
Kick off Pride month with this community clean-up, which will bring some sparkle to the Capitol Hill streets before a month of big events. You'll score a free T-shirt, coffee, and lunch in the process, and if you work up an urge to party after volunteering, Pride in the Park Add to a List conveniently starts at noon. Win-win!
(Capitol Hill, free)

READINGS & TALKS

Let’s Raise Our Racial IQ with Art with Robin Holder Add to a List
Mixed media artist Robin Holder explores race, culture, and identity in works that spotlight inequality and social justice. For "Let’s Raise Our Racial IQ with Art," Holder will expand on the themes within her boundary-pushing work, including Our Social Skin, a series of artist books that look closely at cultural inequality through the lens of national holidays.
(Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Winslow, free)

The Language Of Machines: Asian Voices On New Poetics From Tech, Robotics, And Video Games Add to a List
Three Asian poets, two of whom work in the video game industry, will share their insights on the poetics of programming languages, gaming, AI, and robotics. Neil Aitken, Betsy Aoki, and Margaret Rhee have crafted award-winning poems through these technologies and continue to explore how intersections of identity inform our interactions with computers. The poets contend that integrating technology into creative work can be a unique method toward deeper exploration of societal issues, and they invite attendees to consider these formats for their own creative inspiration.
(Central Library, Downtown, free)

VISUAL ART

Building 30 West Open Studios and Inside, Outside, and Undersea Reception Add to a List
This open studio event offers a sneak peek into the artistic community of Magnuson Park. Pop by for a free, self-guided tour of the studios, then check out Inside, Outside, and Undersea Add to a List , a debut collection of oil paintings by Leigh Fulwood, Colleen Hoffenbacker, and Christine Krauss that illuminates the beauty of built and natural environments. 
(Building 30, Northeast Seattle, free)

Multi-Armed Bandit: Kate Ruggeri Add to a List
Yale MFA grad Kate Ruggeri thinks about machine learning, visual language, and her own diverse artistic practice in Multi-Armed Bandit, compiling a selection of mixed media works on paper, sculptures, and paintings that encapsulate her life and experiences in engineering. Viewers will find bits and pieces of her pandemic-era sketchbooks, which she calls "The Books of Quar," collaged in the works.
(Specialist, Pioneer Square, free)

SUNDAY

COMEDY

Babe Cave with Carmen Morales, Kayla Ruth, and Jill Silva Add to a List
This evening of laughter hosted by Jill Silva spotlights local and touring women, non-binary, and trans comics for an inclusive shift away from all-too-frequent cis male comedy sets. This month, infectiously funny folks Carmen Morales and Kayla Ruth will hit the stage.
(Here-After at the Crocodile, Belltown, $10)

COMMUNITY

Fixer Event and Scrap Screening Add to a List
Pop by this "fixer event" and get the deets on the Capitol Hill Tool Library, an invaluable local resource that sustainably connects folks with the tools they need to get jobs done. They'll have snacks, popcorn, and a screening of Scrap, a documentary about the places where objects land and the people who rescue, restore, and recycle them.
(Capitol Hill Tool Library, Capitol Hill, free)

FILM

World of Wong Kar-wai: Happy Together Add to a List
Wong Kar-wai's scalding '97 romance follows two men traveling through Argentina as they cycle through a seemingly endless break-up-and-make-up process, depicting a turbulent queer relationship with rare complexity. This new 4K restoration brings new life to the iconic director's saturated color choices and dreamy, lonely sensibility.(SIFF Cinema Egyptian, Capitol Hill, $13-$14)

FOOD & DRINK

Bourbon, Rye and Scotch Tasting Event Add to a List
Brush up on the finer points of brown spirits with this free tasting.
(HoneyHole, Central District, free)

Plan C: A Bake Sale for Choice Add to a List
This bake sale organized by the pop-up bakery Ben's Bread will feature delectable baked goods from vendors all over Seattle, including the London Plane, Saint Bread, Lark, Deep Sea Sugar & Salt, Muriel's, Companion Bakes x Ayako & Family, Salmonberry Goods, and more. All proceeds will benefit several organizations supporting abortion rights, including Planned Parenthood, the Louisiana Yellowhammer Fund, and National Network of Abortion Funds.
(Saint Bread, Portage Bay)

LIVE MUSIC

Atrocity Girl, Kid Leather, and Buff Muff Add to a List
Get heavy, moody, and a little bit synth-y with local femme thrashers Atrocity Girl, coming in hot after opening sets from post-punk noisemakers Kid Leathe and grungy Northwest rockers Buff Muff.
(Sunset Tavern, Ballard, $12)

Cancerslug, No Buffer, and Fully Crazed Add to a List
Longtime metalheads Cancerslug will thrash alongside hard rock quartet No Buffer and “metal-tinged skate rock” outfit Fully Crazed to help you channel your rage at this evening of hard-hitting jams.
(The Funhouse, Belltown, $15)

Daniel Nunnelee with Drumming Bird Add to a List
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Daniel Nunnelee will bring his homespun alt-folk tunes to the PNW just after the release of his new single "Pick and Choose." Fellow Nashvillian Drumming Bird will get the soft indie sounds flowing.
(Barboza, Capitol Hill, $13-$15)

READINGS & TALKS

Artist Books, Book Artists, and Stories from the Library of Congress with Mark Dimunation Add to a List
Literary lovers will dig this talk by Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Library of Congress’ Rare Book and Special Collections Division. Having developed North America's largest collection of rare books, Dimunation is an expert on artist books, book artists, and storytelling. Although he specializes in 18th- and 19th-century English and American printing, Dimunation has also worked extensively with fine press and contemporary artist books, and he'll have a wealth of information to share.
(Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Winslow, free)

Short Stories Live: Extra(Ordinary) Add to a List
Series director Jane Kaplan gathers stories that challenge assumptions of the "ordinary" for this edition of Short Stories Live, a reading series exploring human connection. Eric Ray Anderson, Julie Briskman, Ina Chang, and Ray Tagavilla will head to the stage to share complex works written by authors David Sedaris, Helen Phillips, Aimee Bender, and Luigi Pirandello, and Sam Wilder will work some magic on the theremin.
(Town Hall Seattle, First Hill, $10-$15)

MULTI-DAY

FESTIVALS

Glazer's PhotoFest 2022 Add to a List
Gather 'round, photogs! Glazer Camera is offering a series of online and in-person presentations from snapshot pros, with panels on everything from fine art photography to on-location city portraits, plus photowalks and demos. It'll culminate in the camera store's largest sale of the year from June 3-5.
(Glazer's Camera, South Lake Union, free, Friday-Sunday)

FILM

Aliens Add to a List
It's been 57 years since galactic badass Ellen Ripley (and Jonesy!) somehow survived a catastrophic hurtle through space aboard the Nostromo. Now Ripley's on a new rescue mission, assigned by the ever-mysterious Company to search a partially terraformed planet for signs of life.
(Central Cinema, Central District, $12, Friday-Sunday)

Crimes of the Future Add to a List
Uh oh! Cronenberg's back—prepare for body horror and freaky mutations. In Crimes of the Future, the human species is adapting weirdly to synthetic environments, and a celeb performance artist documents his bodily metamorphosis in avant-garde performances. Sounds gross but cool! But in Cronenberg's typical gut-twisting fashion, a mysterious group is hangin' out in the shadows, hoping to use the artist's fame to expose a new shift in human evolution.
(SIFF Cinema Uptown, Uptown, $11-$14, Friday-Sunday)

World of Wong Kar-wai: In the Mood for Love Add to a List
Wong Kar-wai's masterful romance is set in '60s Hong Kong, where a lonely married journalist meets a similarly isolated woman. When the two realize that their respective partners are cheating on them, they form an intimate bond and wrestle with the allure of a sordid affair. Christopher Doyle's vivid cinematography helped cement In the Mood for Love as a major stylistic influence on the last 20 years of film.
(SIFF Cinema Egyptian, Capitol Hill, $13-$14, Saturday-Sunday)

LIVE MUSIC

HONK! Fest West 2022 Add to a List
This family-oriented festival gets you in on the brass, percussion, and street band "global renaissance." Twenty-four bands will jam in streets and parks around Seattle as they celebrate this democratic and ebullient musical genre. 
(Various locations, free, Friday-Sunday)

VISUAL ART

Christina Quarles Add to a List
LA-based painter Christina Quarles positions her fleshy renderings of bodies every which way—on their knees, backs, sides, shoulders. Their limbs are long, composed of colored tones of pink, brown, and green, with paint that drips down the canvas. It’s sexy and weird and full of feeling. This self-titled show at the Frye is a survey of Quarles’ work from the past three years and is the largest presentation of hers to date. It also marks the US debut of what the press materials call “a large-scale installation that playfully references trompe l’oeil.” In addition to paintings, Christina Quarles will also feature drawings “which will often include text that references vernacular language and popular culture.” Dope! JAS KEIMIG
(Frye Art Museum, First Hill, free, Friday-Sunday; closing)

Dinner with Agnes Martin: Art Exhibition Add to a List
Referencing the life and work of legendary minimalist Agnes Martin, seven local artists have created a visual dialogue with Martin's work and with each other. Artists Amanda Salov, Emily Gherard, Emma Royer, Ilana Zweschi, Lakshmi Muirhead, Season Evans, and Sharon Arnold each take different inspiration's from Martin's life and work—some focus on her classicism, while others zone in on her spiritual practices.
(Vestibule, Ballard, free, Friday-Sunday)

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