There’s more than one recreational way to expand your mind this weekend. SEE Future So Bright What: Portland filmmaker Matt McCormick takes a break from shooting The Shins videos to capture the aching beauty of decaying Western landscapes. Why: No need to wear shades. When: Thru Mar. 29. Opening reception, Thurs., 5-8 p.m. Where: The Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University Lee Center for the Arts, 901 12th Ave. (206-296-2244). EAT Skillet Street Food What: The Airstream trailer-cum-mobile gourmet kitchen is up and running again, serving lunch in Sodo, South Lake Union, and Ballard. Why: You love meals on wheels. When: Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: Check site for revolving locations. HEAR Vagabond Opera What: Genre-defying neo-burlesque Portland troupe mixes elements of Duke Ellington, Edith Piaf, tango, gypsy music, and more. Why: It’s a bohemian rhapsody. When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m. Where: The Triple Door, 216 Union St. (206-838-4333). Jesse Sykes and Phil Wandscher What: Fresh off a European tour, the Ballard songstress resurfaces at at the Tractor. Why: She’s tonight’s homecoming queen. When: Fri., doors at 9 p.m. Where: Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave. NW (206-789-3599). Tickets online at ticketweb.com. BUY Opal What: Redmond boutique’s new Seattle outpost brings Splendid tees, Vince cashmere, Gustto handbags, and more to 2200 Westlake. Why: You manage to have money to burn after Whole Foods. When: Opens Fri., 10 a.m.; party, 7-10 p.m. Where: 2121 Terry Ave., ste. 100 (206-621-8202). Twilight Artist Collective What: Search for decoration (or inspiration) at the unpretentious new West Seattle gallery-slash-artist community started by three local girls. Why: Adds a little local color. When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: 4306 SW Alaska St. (206-933-2444).