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The Weekend Guide

oscar-nominated shorts!

You be the judge.

SEE
Oscar-Nominated Short Film
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What: Check out the ten talented nominees of the oft-overlooked Academy Awards categories during a showcase at the Harvard Exit Theatre.
Why: Mr. Hublot is a visually stunning animation about a half-machine world in which a reclusive accountant adopts a lost robot puppy; The Voorman Problem tells the tale of a doctor evaluating a prisoner who thinks he is God.
When: Thru Mar. 2. Check website for showtimes.
Where: 807 E. Roy St. (206-323-0587). Tickets ($8-$10.50) at tickets.landmarktheatres.com.

CLICK
The Download
What: Seventeen glorious ways to laze away.
Why: Shop Fashion Week from home, preview Oscar-nominated short films, and sneak-peek St. Vincent’s new album.
When: You’ve no place to be.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

TRAVEL
Chelan Wine and Chocolate
What:
Get elegantly lovey-dovey with artisan wine and chocolate pairings at twenty tasting rooms in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley.
Why: You’re overdue for a romantic (and vino-soaked) getaway.
When: Sat. & Sun.
Where: Locations and details at lakechelanwinevalley.com.

WATCH
The Sleeping Beauty
What:
The beloved fairy tale meets classical ballet with regal sets plus music by Tchaikovsky.
Why: Breathtakingly beautiful costumes and fairies who really fly.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 1 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. (206-733-9725). Tickets ($38-$184) at pnb.org.

SHOP
See Eyewear
What:
The stylish, affordable specs boutique recently opened its first Northwest location right here in Seattle.
Why: The shop is donating a portion of this weekend’s sales to the YWCA.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1429 Fifth Ave. (206-288-5040).

EAT
Brunch at Capitol Cider
What:
The popular Capitol Hill watering hole now serves a gluten-free brunch.
Why: Apple and pork sausage with grits and garlic-braised greens; corn cakes with crumbled bacon and maple butter.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 818 E. Pike St. (206-397-3564).

Photo: Courtesy of Zeilt Productions

LOCATIONS
1429 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
206-288-5040
818 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
206-397-3564
807 E Roy St
@ Harvard Ave
Seattle, WA 98102
206-323-0587
321 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
206-733-9725
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