High as a … you know.
What: The grand structure — and the story of its creation and installation — occupies the entire gallery space.
Why: British artists-in-residence Heather and Ivan Morison discuss their locally sourced, charred wood kite prototype and wax rhapsodic about flight, materiality, and grace.
When: Thru June 19. Opens Tues., 6-9 p.m. Gallery hours, Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Lecture, Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Exhibit, Open Satellite, 989 112 Ave. NE, ste. 102, Bellevue (425-454-7355). Lecture, Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave. NE & 41st St. (206-543-2280). Gallery admission is free; lecture costs $5.
What: Performance artist Flatchestedmama asks the public to approve wardrobe items for inclusion in her upcoming monthlong project, Monochromatic May.
Why: Play fashion police by voting “gray” or “nay” and sending unworthy apparel to Color Corrections.
When: Wed., 7-8 p.m.
Where: Grey Gallery & Lounge, 1512 11th Ave. (206-325-5209). Admission is free.
Eugenia Kim Sale
What: DC readers get exclusive early access to the millinery master’s vintage-inspired cloches, caps, and fedoras at up to 45 percent off.
Why: Giddyap and grab that Poppy equestrian number and a floppy sun hat.
When: You’re sweating through another summer music fest.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Sense Us 2010: Ten Latino Artists of the Pacific Northwest
What: Local Hispanic contemporary artists showcase works across multiple disciplines.
Why: Striking silver gelatin print portraits by Wanda Benvenutti and Carlos Rodriguez; looping, color-rich paintings by Marcio Diaz; and Juan Alonso’s ink and graphite abstractions.
When: Thru Apr. 30. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: ArtXchange Gallery, 512 First Ave. S. (206-839-0377). Admission is free.
Be Thrifty: How to Live Better with Less
What: Author Califia Suntree provides helpful, wallet-friendly tips for independent living.
Why: Book topics include how to make your own mozzarella and the twenty best bottles of wine under $10.
When: Wed., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Ändra, 2000 Fourth Ave. (206-448-8600). Tickets and a copy of the book ($35) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Art: Heather and Ivan Morison, Kind, Wise, and Loving, 2008 / Courtesy of Satellite Gallery, Seattle. Photo: Peter Mallet