The Weekend Guide


Girls, girls, girls.

Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris
What: The stunning exhibition brings more than 130 works by women artists from 1909 to 2007.
Why: Paintings, sculpture, photographs, video, and installations by artists such as Suzanne Valadon, Nan Goldin, Diane Arbus, and Frida Kahlo.
When: Thru Jan. 13.
Where: Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave. (206-654-3100). Museum admission is $23.

Jennifer Worick

What: Hear the hilarious local author and blogger read from her latest, Things I Want to Punch in the Face.
Why: Rants and witty one-liners about man caves and vanity plates have you belly-laughing in agreement.
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE (206-634-3400).

Toast Heated Clothes

What: Keep cozy on hikes, jogs, and other outdoor excursions in the line of warm apparel.
Why: Warming packs fit snugly into specially designed pockets to keep your core toasty for up to ten hours.
When: The morning chill tempts you to stay under the covers.
Where: Available at toast-clothes.com, $75-$85.

What: The legendary Southeast Asian tale — a 50,000-line poem that follows heroic young Rama on his quest to free his wife from the evil king — is brought to life by playwrights Yussef El Guindi and Stephanie Timm.
Why: A traditional story of love, honor, and duty that stands the test of time.
When: Thru Nov. 11. Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Where: ACT Theatre, 700 Union St. (206-292-7676). Tickets ($38-$55) at acttheatre.org.

Photo: Marie Lauençin, Deux têtes, 1935. Courtesy of Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d’art modern, Paris

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