The Weekend Guide

mike daisey the agony and the ecstasy of steve jobs!

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The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
Famed Seattle monologuist Mike Daisey takes on Apple. (For the record, he’s a big fan.)
Why: The investigative theater piece explores the legendary company’s business practices, including one of its enormous factories in China.
When: Thru May 22. Opens Fri., 7:30 p.m. (Full schedule here.)
Where: Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Center, 155 Mercer St. Tickets ($15-$64) at 206-443-2222 or online at seattlerep.org.

Poetry Rocks
What: Jason Dodson (Maldives front man), Sara Edwards (The French Project), and John Osebold and Kirk Anderson (Awesome) perform musical renditions of canonical and contemporary poetry.
Why: You’ve never heard Dorothy Parker (or Whitman or Yeats or Roethke) sound like this.
When: Thurs., 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave. Tickets ($10) at 206-322-7030 or at the door.

Copperleaf Restaurant’s Earth Day Menu
The highly rated farm-to-table hotel restaurant hosts a five-course prix fixe dinner ($49, $79 with wine pairings) with dishes like blue prawns with pea veloute, lamb with gnocchi, asparagus with morels, and lemon verbena ice cream.
Why: A portion of the proceeds benefits Chefs Collaborative, an advocate for sustainability and food-education programs.
When: Fri., 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Cedarbrook Lodge, 18525 36th Ave. S. (206-214-4282). Call for reservations.

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Marination Station Opens
What: The beloved Hawaiian/Korean-inspired food truck debuts a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Capitol Hill.
Why: Favorites (sliders and tacos with pork, tofu, and spam) as well as new, full-plate dishes such as loco moco (white rice, hamburger patty, fried egg, and gravy) and miso ginger chicken banh mi. Plus, there’s a beer garden.
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: QFC plaza, 1401 Broadway, 2nd flr.

Photo: Kevin Burne

Copperleaf Restaurant
18525 36th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98188
1401 Broadway
@ Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
1634 11th Ave
bt E Olive & E Pine Sts
Seattle, WA 98122
155 Mercer St
@ Warren Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109