The Weekend Guide

This weekend’s got something for everyone, from the naughty to the nice.

The Vice Photo Book
What: Addictive coffee table tome corrals the irreverent mag’s sardonic humor and unblinking point of view.
Why: A worthy time suck.
When: You’re headed home for the holidays.
Where: Online at amazon.com.


The Seattle Streetcar
What: All aboard the shiny new car’s inaugural line for free rides through Dec.
Why: You’re street smart.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: From Fred Hutch to Pacific Place.

What: Smart, quirky coming of age comedy with newcomer Ellen Page, Jennifer Garner, and the boys from Arrested Development.
Why: It’s super good.
When: Opens Fri.
Where: Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St., at Brooklyn Ave. (206-781-5755).

Striking 12
What: Critically acclaimed (and consistently sold out) holly jolly indie rock musical makes a quick pit stop at CHAC.
Why: Nutcracker makes you nutters.
When: Fri., 8:30 p.m.; Sat., 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Where: CHAC Showroom, 1621 12th Ave. (206-388-0569). Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.

What: New Greenwood kids’ clothing shop carries wee labels like Kasil, Ses Petites Mains, and Imps & Elfs.
Why: A haven for mini hipsters.
When: Mon., Wed., Thurs. & Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: 8317 Greenwood Ave. N. (206-706-0810).

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1303 NE 45th St
@ Brooklyn Ave
Seattle, WA 98105