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Posted July 14th 2016 in Latest News, News and Updates,

“The Hot Sheet” – Selected Cultural Events ­– July-December 2016

This is only a sampling of upcoming cultural events in the Seattle area. For more, please see our Visit Seattle online calendar of events at www.visitseattle.org.  It’s updated weekly and includes a wide variety of festivals, exhibitions, special programs and more.

On Stage/On View Now:

Boeing Centennial Celebration, ongoing through 2016, Museum of Flight, www.museumofflight.org/boeing100

Teatro ZinZanni, ongoing, http://zinzanni.com/seattle/

Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic, EMP Museum, ongoing, www.empmuseum.org

Imagined Futures: Science Fiction, Art, and Artifacts from the Paul Allen Collection, Pivot Art+Culture, thru July 10, www.pivotartandculture.org

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair, Bellevue Arts Museum, through August 14, www.bellevuearts.org

Northwest Art Now @TAM, Tacoma Art Museum, through August 21, www.tacomaartmuseum.org

SEAFAIR Summer Festival, through August  21, www.seafair.com

Zootunes Concert Series, Woodland Park Zoo, through August 24, www.zoo.org/zootunes

Graphic Masters: Dürer, Rembrandt, Goya, Picasso, Matisse, R. Crumb, SAM, through August 28, www.seattleartmuseum.org

Marymoor Park Summer Concert Series, through September 1, www.marymoorconcerts.com

Posing Beauty in African American Culture, NW African American Museum, through September 4, www.naamnw.org/exhibits/

Do You Know Bruce? Year 2: Breaking Barriers, Wing Luke Asian Museum, through September 4, www.wingluke.org/brucelee

The Art of the Brick, Pacific Science Center, through September 11, www.pacificsciencecenter.org

INTIMAN Summer Theatre Festival, Cornish Playhouse, through October 2, www.intiman.org

Mood Indigo: Textiles from Around the World, through October 9, http://indigo.site.seattleartmuseum.org/

Wild Nearby, Burke Museum, through February 5, www.burkemuseum.org

Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, EMP Museum, through February 27, www.empmuseum.org

Beginning in July:

Toys of the ’50, ’60s and ’70s, MOHAI, July 2–September 25, www.mohai.org

World of WearableArt™, EMP Museum, July 2–January 2, 2017, www.empmuseum.org

Daisy (World Premiere), ACT Theatre, July 8–August 7, www.acttheatre.org

Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power, Bellevue Arts Museum, July 8-Nov. 27, www.bellevuearts.org

 

David Huchthausen: A Retrospective Selection, Museum of Glass, July 23-January 8, www.museumofglass.org

Beginning in August:

Seattle Art Fair, Century Link Field Event Center, August 4-7, www.seattleartfair.com

Out of Sight Exhibition, King Street Station, August 4-28, www.outofsight.space

The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory (Le Comte Ory), McCaw Hall, August 6-20, www.seattleopera.org

Bainbridge Island Artist Studio Tour, August 12-14, www.bistudiotour.com

Hempfest, Myrtle Edwards Park, August 19-21, www.hempfest.org

Seattle Street Food Festival, South Lake Union, August 20 & 21, www.seattlestfoodfest.com

Beginning in September:

Bumbershoot, Seattle Center, September 2-4, www.bumbershoot.com

Washington State Fair, Washington State Fair Events Center (Puyallup), September 2-25, www.thefair.com

BAM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis, Bellevue Arts Museum, September 2 – January 2017 TBA, www.bellevuearts.org

The Royale, ACT Theatre, September 9-October 9, www.acttheatre.org

Seattle Design Festival, September 10-23, www.designinpublic.org

Tricolore, Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall, September 23-October 2, www.pnb.org

Macefield Music Festival, Ballard neighborhood, September 30-October 2, http://macefieldmusicfestival.com/

A Raisin in the Sun, Seattle Repertory Theatre, September 30-October 30, www.seattlerep.org

Beginning in October:

Earshot Jazz Festival, Various Venues, October 6-November 12, www.earshot.org

Man of La Mancha, The 5th Avenue Theatre, October 7-30, www.5thavenue.org

Seattle Children’s Festival, Seattle Center, October 9, www.nwfolklife.org/seattlechildrensfestival

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style, SAM, October 11-January 16, 2017, www.seattleartmuseum.org

Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival, October 13-23, www.threedollarbillcinema.org/programs/TWIST

Hansel & Gretel, Seattle Opera, McCaw Hall, October 15-29, www.seattleopera.org

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. Pacific Science Center, Oct. 15-Jan. 8, 2017, www.pacificsciencecenter.org

Beautiful:The Carole King Musical, The Paramount Theatre, October 19-30, www.stgpresents.org/broadway

Beginning in November:

Brief Fling, Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall, November 4-13, www.pnb.org

Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show, Magnuson Park Hangar 30, November 11-13, www.nwartalliance.org

Edible City: A Delicious Journey, MOHAI, November 19-September 10, 2017, www.mohai.org

Disney’s The Little Mermaid, The 5th Avenue Theatre, November 23-December 31, www.5thavenue.org

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall, November 25-December 28, www.pnb.org

Further Out: December 2016 and beyond:

Urban Craft Uprising, Seattle Center, December 2-4, www.urbancraftuprising.com

Finding Neverland, The Paramount Theatre, January 10-15, www.stgpresents.org/broadway

La Traviata, Seattle Opera, McCaw Hall, January 14-28, www.seattleopera.org

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, The Paramount Theatre, January 24-February 3, www.stgpresents.org/broadway

Cendrillon, Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall, February 3-12, www.pnb.org

The Pajama Game, The 5th Avenue Theatre, February 9-March 5, 2017,  www.5thavenue.org

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, SAM, Feb 16-May 17, 2017, www.seattleartmuseum.org

Terracotta Warriors, Pacific Science Center, April 8-September 3, 2017, http://terracottaseattle.com/

The Magic Flute, Seattle Opera, McCaw Hall, May 6-20, www.seattleopera.org

Fun Home, The 5th Avenue Theatre, July 11-30, 2017, www.5thavenue.org

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