So many labors of love.
Lawrimore Project Reopens
What: Scott Lawrimore launches his pocket-size gallery in the heart of Pioneer Square with a yearlong series of solo exhibitions riffing on Mallarmé’s famously zigzagged poem, One Toss of the Dice Never Will Abolish Chance.
Why: Look for Jeremy Shaw’s electrically charged imagery in October and an off-site architectural piece by Lead Pencil Studio in December.
When: Opening reception, tonight, 5-8 p.m. Regular hours, Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: 117 S. Main St., at Occidental Ave., ste. 101 (206-501-1231). Admission is free.
International Bacon Day at The Swinery
What: The temple of porcine worship celebrates its new ownership with a pork party in the courtyard.
Why: Bacon-laced vittles (chocolate chip cookies, hot dogs, burgers) and music.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 3207 California Ave. SW (206-932-4211).
What: Whip up French toast souffle, muffins, and a little hair of the dog to lessen the effects of your debauchery.
Why: Saturday night’s escapades sound a lot funnier over heart-shaped eggs.
When: This (and every) Sun.
Where: Check out our online gallery for ideas on hosting at home.
Sound Spirits Tasting Room Opens
What: Sample small-batch hooch from Seattle’s first legal distillery since Prohibition.
Why: Ebb and Flow vodka (its first product) is made with malt and offers a sweeter take on the neutral spirit.
When: Evenings and weekends, by appt.
Where: 1630 15th Ave. W. (206-651-5166).
What: New gym has classes that combine ballet barre routines with the intense, focused movements of yoga and Pilates.
Why: Free sessions and child care until Sept. 7.
When: Opens Thurs., 6 a.m. Schedule and sign-up online at barre3.com.
Where: 1020 108th Ave. NE, Bellevue (425-449-8271).
Photo: Courtesy of Lawrimore Project
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