The summer season officially gets underway with the Northwest Folklife Festival on Memorial Day Weekend. It's three days of music, dance, workshops, food, and more.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The winner of six Tony Awards, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" is one of the funniest musicals ever written.
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Friday, April 17 through Saturday, May 9

Wade James Theatre

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A Very Uncensored Comedy Show With Steve Hofstetter

One of YouTube's most popular comics with over 21 million views, Steve Hofstetter is the host of FOX's "Laughs", which brings the national comedy scene to TV through curated clips, Vines and tweets.
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Highline

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Alice in Wonderland

Follow Alice on a madcap adventure down the rabbit hole and into a magical fantasyland.
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Wednesday, April 8 through Sunday, May 3

Stone Soup Theatre's Downstage

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Ariadne auf Naxos

It's a competition for your attention: A grand opera based on the myth of Ariadne in exile on one side and a slapstick comedy by a troupe of clowns on the other -- and they're both unfolding on stage at the same time.
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Saturday, May 2 through Saturday, May 16

McCaw Hall

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Art Walk in Pioneer Square

Join Seattle’s original First Thursday art walk in Pioneer Square. Here you’ll find the largest concentration of art galleries in the city. The art walk is free & self-guided, every month from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Thursday, May 7 through Thursday, August 6

Pioneer Square
  
Seattle


Baroque & Wine

The Seattle Symphony's popular "Baroque & Wine" series pairs programs featuring Baroque masterworks with wine tastings, which are available for purchase in the grand lobby before the concert.
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Friday, May 15 through Saturday, May 16

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow announced that he is going to "hit the road" ONE LAST TIME! If you've never experienced Manilow's cavalcade of chart-topping hits, now is your chance to see the pop superstar in Seattle during his last tour -- featuring a backing band of 13 musicians and singers, plus all the show-stopping hits.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

KeyArena

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Big Top Rock: Dream On

Teatro ZinZanni's renowned style of cirque gets a rock 'n' roll twist in this all-ages extravaganza.
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Saturday, April 18 through Saturday, May 30

Teatro ZinZanni

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Blues Singer John Németh

Idaho's John Németh won the 2010 Living Blues Award for Most Outstanding Blues Singer, and his latest album "Name the Day" was nominated for two Blues Music Awards.
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Friday, May 15, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Booker T. Jones

Best known as the frontman of the band Booker T. and the MGs, this R&B and soul legend has had a decades-spanning career, recording with many of the top acts of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

The Theatre at Meydenbauer

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BowieVision

Instead of re-creating Ziggy Stardust, the Thin White Duke or any of David Bowie's other onstage personas, BowieVision puts the focus back on the man as a musical innovator, cutting a wide swath through his impressive catalog of hits.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

The Triple Door

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Bump Kitchen

Can you get too much funk? The Titans of Tacoma, Bump Kitchen don't think so and set out to prove it at the Highway 99 Blues Club and Restaurant.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Cabaret at the Village Theatre in Issaquah

Leave the modern world and step back in time to "Cabaret" and the divinely decadent Kit Kat Klub of pre-war Germany, where the music is tantalizing and the drinks are plentiful.
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Wednesday, May 13 through Friday, July 3

Francis J. Gaudette Theatre

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Fifty years ago, this stormy and steamy American classic was part of A Contemporary Theatre's very first season -- now it returns to ACT's Allen Theatre half a century later.
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Friday, April 17 through Sunday, May 17

ACT Theatre

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Comedian Bret Ernst

Bret Ernst headlines a lineup of top comedians at the Parlor Live Comedy Club in Bellevue.
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Thursday, April 30 through Saturday, May 2

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Comedian Cristela Alonzo

Cristela Alonzo has performed on Comedy Central, "Conan" and the rest, and she's earned a spot on multiple comedy power player lists, including "Variety" magazine's Top 10 Comics to Watch.
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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Neptune Theatre

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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried

Nasal-voiced comic Gilbert Gottfried made his name in the '80s with a season on "Saturday Night Live" and crazy promos for the then-new MTV.
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Thursday, May 7 through Saturday, May 9

Parlor Live Seattle

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Comedian Michael Winslow

Comedian and actor Michael Winslow can imitate more than 10,000 sound effects using his voice.
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Thursday, May 7 through Saturday, May 9

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Disco Inferno 2 Featuring Hit Explosion

Get ready to party like it's 1976 at Nectar Lounge as one of Seattle's premier cover bands, Hit Explosion, returns with "Disco Inferno 2", a night of party jams that will leave the place rocking.
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Nectar Lounge

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DoctorfunK

DoctorfunK, Seattle's funkiest 10-piece band, rocks the house at Highway 99 Blues Club.
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Friday, May 8, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Edmonds Waterfront Festival

Come to the 2015 Edmonds Waterfront Festival and experience live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, food court, kid's activities, beer & wine garden, hydroplanes, classic boat displays for three days. $3 entry; kids 12 and under free. New for 2015 is a 5K Run!

  • Friday, 3pm to 10pm
  • Saturday, 11am to 10pm
  • Sunday, 11am to 7pm
Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31

Port of Edmonds
336 Admiral Way   
Edmonds


Evita

With a stunning score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the famed lyrics of Tim Rice, the compelling true story of Argentina's former first lady Eva Perón comes to vivid life on stage at Tacoma Musical Playhouse.
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Friday, April 10 through Sunday, May 3

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

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Finesse Mitchell

His name is Finesse but this "SNL" star is funniest when he admits to being less than 100% cool: Like when he was caught walking a sweater-wearing Yorkie; or when he tried to pass for Derek Fisher (but thought Fisher played baseball); or when his own fans call him "Fitness" Mitchell or "Finished" Mitchell or (worst) "Fantasia" Mitchell.
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Thursday, April 30 through Saturday, May 2

Parlor Live Seattle

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For All That

Imagine having been among the very first to see classic musicals like "Les Misérables", "Chicago" or "Miss Saigon".
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Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 24

Knutzen Family Theatre

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Fremont First Friday Art Walk

Each month from 6pm to 9pm celebrate the arts in Fremont. See a variety of art from local artists, walk by art installations such as the Lenin statue and the Fremont Troll, try locally made wine, beer, coffee, chocolate, and more from local establishments plus a steady rotation of mobile food trucks. 

Friday, April 3 through Friday, December 4

Fremont Art Walk
fremontfirstfriday@gmail.com   
Fremont


Georgetown Art Attack 5/9/2015

Georgetown Second Saturday Art Attack

The Georgetwon Art Walk takes place on the second Saturday of each month and features a variety of visual, performing, and applied arts at over 40 locations.  georgetownartattack.com

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Georgetown Art Walk
Just off I-5 along Airport Way S. and S. Corson   
Seattle


Janeane Garofalo

Known for her incisive, cynical sense of humor, Janeane Garofalo got her start on TV's "Ben Stiller Show", before taking roles in TV shows and films like "Saturday Night Live", "The Cable Guy" and "Wet Hot American Summer".
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Thursday, May 14 through Saturday, May 16

Parlor Live Seattle

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Jasper in Deadland

The Greek myth of Orpheus gets a modern update in the pop-rock musical "Jasper in Deadland" from The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle.
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Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 24

The 5th Avenue Theatre

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Jet City Improv: Claim of Thrones

An act of war could come down to the deciding vote of the woman sitting in the fifth row.
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Thursday, April 9 through Friday, May 22

Jet City Improv

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Jubal Presents: Radio Gods With Brian Moote

If you love hearing their wild antics on your favorite radio morning shows, wait 'til you catch some of Seattle's funniest personalities live in person -- and totally uncensored! Jubal Flagg of Seattle's Movin 92.5 returns to the Parlor Live stage for this "Radio Gods" comedy show, which also features Click 98.9 star Brian Moote (MTV's "Money From Strangers", co-host of the "Moote Points Podcast") plus master of ceremonies Jose Bolanos (Movin 92.5).
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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Nominated in 2007 for seven Tony Awards (including Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score), the bright and bubbly "Legally Blonde: The Musical" is based on the hilarious novel by Amanda Brown and the subsequent hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon.
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Friday, May 8 through Friday, May 29

SecondStory Repertory

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Little Bee

Based on the best-selling novel by Chris Cleave, "Little Bee" is an international political thriller that goes straight to the heart of the tumultuous lives of refugees.
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Wednesday, April 29 through Thursday, May 7

Center Theatre

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Luke Wade (The Voice) and Tommy Simmons

For a soul singer, Luke Wade smiles a lot.
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Monday, May 11, 2015

The Triple Door

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Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5

When a critic from the "Los Angeles Times" named 18-year-old violin virtuosa Simone Porter a "future star," the writer immediately corrected himself, declaring "Let's strike the word 'future.' She sounds ready.
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Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Northwest Folklife Festival

Come enjoy one of the Pacific Northwest’s treasured traditions, the 44th annual Northwest Folklife Festival.  Featuring roughly 5,000 performers of a variety of disciplines, you will participate in arts activities, story-telling, and more all from local communities spanning Washington State to Oregon, Montana to Vancouver B.C.

Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25

Seattle Center

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Othello

Even among the classics, Shakespeare's "Othello" stands apart for its passion, its sense of danger, and its continued relevance amidst the evils of the modern world.
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Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 17

The Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

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Outside Mullingar

"I don't hate you," says Rosemary to Anthony.
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Friday, April 24 through Sunday, May 17

Bagley Wright Theatre at Seattle Rep

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Over the River and Through the Woods

From the madcap mind that brought the world "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" comes another wise and witty show about the unraveling of some very tight family bonds.
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Friday, April 10 through Sunday, May 3

The Phoenix Theatre

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Pacific Northwest Ballet's Carmina Burana

Pacific Northwest Ballet has taken the most epic piece of music ever composer -- Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" -- and made it even "bigger".
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Friday, May 29 through Sunday, June 7

McCaw Hall

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Phantom of the Opera

A spectacular new production of The Phantom of the Opera is coming to Seattle's Paramount Theater as part of a brand new North American tour.

Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 10

The Paramount Theatre

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Piggyback

Stand-up comedy and improv are usually two separate types of comedy that you won't see in the same show, but Unexpected Productions' "Piggyback" brings them both together so you can enjoy two types of comedy in one hilarious night.
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Sunday, April 12 through Sunday, May 3

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market Flower Festival

From 9am to 5pm on May 9th and 10th the north end of the street is filled with flower farmers offering bouquets for sale.  Kids can draw and decorate a handmade card for Mom at the card making booth.  Pike Place Market has the best flowers in Seattle!

Saturday, May 9 through Sunday, May 10

Pike Place Market
85 Pike St.   
Seattle


Pilobolus

A modern dance company that's been performing -- and blowing minds -- since 1971, Pilobolus proves that the human body is the most eloquent and magical of all mediums.
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Thursday, May 14 through Saturday, May 16

UW Meany Theater

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Play to Play

"Midsummer Night's Dream" in a gas station.
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Friday, March 27 through Saturday, May 2

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Point of View With Improv Anonymous

If you've ever wished life was more like a Choose Your Own Adventure book (and really, who hasn't?), "Point of View" with Improv Anonymous aims to satisfy your cravings with the theatrical equivalent.
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Thursday, April 30 through Thursday, June 18

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Pompeii

Experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago.

Saturday, February 7 through Monday, May 25

Pacific Science Center

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Portland Cello Project

No two shows are alike for the Portland Cello Project, an ensemble of classically trained cellists with an inescapable love of pop music.
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Saturday, May 2, 2015

The Triple Door

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Puddles Pity Party

A featured act in Teatro ZinZanni's 2012 production of "Caliente" and late-night cabarets, Puddles returns to Seattle with his very own show.
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Monday, May 11, 2015

Teatro ZinZanni

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood and the Merry Men once again swashbuckle their way across the stage with the return of one of Seattle Children's Theatre's most popular shows.
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Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, May 17

Charlotte Martin Theatre

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Seattle Beer Week

Seattle Beer Week

A variety of events (approx. 100) around Seattle at various locations (around 45 venues) to celebrate the region's beer culture. Events include special dinners, mini-beer festivals, tastings, tournaments, and more. Seattle area breweries will be well-represented.
Seattle Beer Week

Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 17

Seattle Challenge

See the city in a whole new light on the "Seattle Challenge", an urban scavenger hunt that sends teams of two or more on a mad dash around the city, competing against other challengers to solve tricky puzzles, plot the best route and race to the finish for thousands of dollars in cash and prizes.
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Saturday, May 2, 2015

World Sports Grille

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Seattle International Film Festival Logo

Seattle International Film Festival

SIFF presents 460 films from 75 countries at various venues around Seattle. The Opening Night Gala is May 14 at McCaw Hall. And that's only the beginning...

Thursday, May 14 through Sunday, June 7

McCaw Hall
321 Mercer Street   
Seattle


Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra: Heirs and Rebels -- Vaughan Williams and Holst

From Led Zeppelin to Black Sabbath to Yes to King Crimson, Holst's "The Planets" has inspired countless musicians with its sweeping themes and astrological ideas.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Spirit of West Africa

Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of West Africa through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games and a tempting marketplace. This lively and colorful festival features traditional dance and music as well as hip hop, jazz and rock with world-class local and touring artists from Senegal, Guinea, Benin, Mali Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Cameroon.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St   
Seattle


Sunday Brunch Cruise: Gourmet Buffet & Scenic Tour

Enjoy an elegant weekend brunch cruise with spectacular views of Mount Rainier and Seattle's downtown skyline aboard a lovely Waterways yacht.
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Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, September 27

Waterways Cruises

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Super Jam Plays Elvis Costello and Squeeze

From "Radio, Radio" to "Tempted," the hooky, upbeat sounds of British New Wave and power-pop rock come to The Triple Door as tribute band Super Jam plays the songs of hit-makers Squeeze and lyricist par excellence Elvis Costello.
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Saturday, May 23, 2015

The Triple Door

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Tacoma City Ballet: Sergei Prokofiev's Cinderella

Tacoma City Ballet brings this timeless and beloved tale to the Pantages Theater in Tacoma.
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Saturday, May 16 through Sunday, May 17

Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

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The Brian Nova Big Band: A Tribute to Frank, Ray and Nat

Honor the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth as jazz guitarist-vocalist Brian Nova and his All-Star Big Band pay tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes -- as well as Ray Charles and Nat King Cole -- at Seattle's The Triple Door.
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Sunday, May 3, 2015

The Triple Door

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The Children's Hour

The still remarkably relevant drama "The Children's Hour" demonstrates how the insidious power of a lie can destroy lives.
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Saturday, May 16 through Saturday, May 23

The Ballard Underground

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The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show Seattle

Named the best show of its kind in Los Angeles and Denver for four years running, "The Dinner Detective" comes to Hotel Deca in Seattle to serve up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner.
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Saturday, March 21 through Saturday, May 23

Hotel Deca

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The Ghosts of Tonkin

It's 1964; two countries teeter on the brink of devastation; two million lives hang in the balance; and the president's term will be toppled.
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Saturday, May 2 through Sunday, May 10

Bullitt Cabaret at ACT

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The Hot Spot

Teatro ZinZanni's latest sizzling spectacular, "The Hot Spot", features the company's signature combination of comedy, music and cirque-style aerial and acrobatics, creating an unmatched three-hour entertainment experience that comes complete with a five-course meal. 
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Thursday, February 19 through Sunday, June 7

Teatro ZinZanni

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Trapped in a Room With a Zombie

Don't just sit in a dark theater and watch a zombie movie on the screen.
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Sunday, March 15 through Friday, May 15

Room Escape Adventures Seattle

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Twisted Flicks: Thunderbirds

Few Seattle events are more endearing and laugh-out-loud funny than Jet City Improv's "Twisted Flicks", wherein the troupe re-dubs classic B movies in the live moment, creating all-new dialogue, sound effects and even music on the fly.
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Kirkland Performance Center

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University District Street Fair

U District StreetFair

Celebrate the 46th Anniversary of the longest running street fair in the US.  They'll be bringing together the best in local arts & craftsmusic, and food. So get ready for an amazing weekend at the U District Streetfair!

Saturday, May 16 through Sunday, May 17

U District
University Way NE from Campus Parkway to NE 50th St.   
Seattle


Violinist Pinchas Zukerman With Pianist Angela Cheng

Grammy Award-winning conductor and violinist Pinchas Zukerman has been making beautiful classical music for more than four decades.
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Winery and Waterfall Tour

Ride in comfort on a six-hour tour (with tastings) of two of Washington's award-winning estate wineries amidst lush rural Northwest scenery.
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Sunday, March 29 through Saturday, May 23

Western Washington Wine Region

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WIUP Mystery Hour

"WIUP Mystery Hour" is a hilarious excursion into the mayhem and madness of creating a live radio show, completely based on "your" suggestions.
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Friday, May 8 through Saturday, June 20

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind

Seattle's Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind will raise their voices for those who feel voiceless as they headline a fundraiser for the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention at Highway 99 Blues Club.
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Friday, May 22, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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