Walk on the wild side.
Worn to Be Wild
What: More than 60 leather jackets from legendary rock stars, fashion models, actors, and fighter pilots are on display.
Why: Peek those that belonged to everyone from Elvis to Fergie, and from personal collections by designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier and Gianni Versace.
When: Sat.-Jan. 20, 2013.
Where: EMP Museum of Music, Science Fiction and Pop Culture, 325 Fifth Ave. N. (206-770-2700).
The Doors of Perception
What: Sarita Valdes unveils her vividly painted doors in a new exhibition.
Why: The bright collection is a tribute to the artist’s favorite 1960s rock band.
When: Opening, Sat., 8-10 p.m.
Where: Continuum, Heart in Motion, 570 First Ave. S. (206-478-8342).
Viva la Revolucion
What: The Hugo Literary Series kicks off with a reading of newly penned works up in arms over the power of pop culture in political, social, and personal revolutions.
Why: Hear from best-selling author Steve Almond (Candyfreak); Matthew Zapruder, author of The New York Times Notable Book of the Year Come On All You Ghosts; and local spoken-word artist Elaina Ellis.
When: Fri., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave. (206-322-7030). Tickets ($15-$80) at strangertickets.com.
City Arts Fest
What: The third annual event rocks with a new double emphasis on visual arts and music.
Why: Catch bands such as Reignwolf, Vince Mira, and A Fine Frenzy, plus artists such as Zoe | Juniper and marimba player Erin Jorgensen.
When: Thru Sat.
Where: Around the city. Get details at cityartsfest.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Harley-Davidson Museum