The Weekend Guide

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Artists for Japan
Organized by local creatives, the fundraising art sale directs 100 percent of proceeds to Red Cross relief efforts in Japan.
Why: Paintings by Junko Yamamoto, Saya Moriyasu ceramics, pieces from the estate of George Tsutakawa, jewelry, prints, and more.
When: Sat., noon-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Kobo at Higo, 604 S. Jackson St. (206-381-3000).

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Yann Novak: Presence
The former Seattle artist (now living in L.A.) returns to present his emotive, found sound-based composition.
Why: Snippets recorded via cellphone in locations worldwide are digitally enhanced and inspired by the bodily gestures of artist Taisha Paggett’s Untitled (Gray Scale).
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave. NE, at NE 41st St. (206-543-2280). Admission is $5.

Hair, Makeup & Mimosas
Spun Sustainable Collective hosts an afternoon with beauty experts from Twig cosmetics and Robert Leonard Salon & Spa.
Why: Spring cosmetic tips and quick hairstyling tricks (including complimentary tinsel extensions from the salon), along with drinks and apps.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m.
Where: 1515 14th Ave. (206-328-2102). Suggested donation is $5, which will go to American Red Cross relief efforts in Japan.

The New Guard at the Hedreen Gallery
The interdisciplinary art/food/music dinner series ($50) moves to the Seattle U gallery space on campus, hosted within its bank of tall windows.
Why: Brian O’Connor and Josh Henderson (from the soon-to-open Skillet Street Diner) cook up a storm for House Systems’s showing of Waterworld. Music by sweet-voiced crooner Bryan John Appleby, too.
When: Sat., 7 p.m. R.S.V.P. (30-seat maximum) to thenewguard@hopegrocery.com.
Where: Lee Center for the Arts, 901 12th Ave. (206-296-2244).

Art: Saya Moriyasu, The Dog Family Meanders Across the Border, 2010

Spun Sustainable Collective
1515 14th Ave
bt E Pike & Pine Sts
Seattle, WA 98122
604 S Jackson St
@ 6th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
Hedreen Gallery
901 12th Ave
@ E Marion St
Seattle, WA 98122
15th Ave NE
@ NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98195