Did he dazzle you with his extensive knowledge of mineral water? Or was it his in-depth analysis of Marky Mark that reeled you in?
The Gates of Paradise
What: Three of Ghiberti’s famous gilded door panels come to the U.S. for the first time since being commissioned for Florence’s Duomo in the midfifteenth century.
Why: Show yourself the door.
When: Thru Apr. 6.
Where: Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave. (206-654-3100).
What: SoDo’s always worthwhile Western Bridge gallery spotlights of-the-moment video projections and installations by the likes of Takeshi Murata, Dara Friedman, and Isaac Julien.
Why: You’ve tried sex and lies, time for videotape.
When: Thru Mar. 29. Thurs.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 3412 Fourth Ave. S. (206-838-7444).
What: Let aestheticians spread dark or white chocolate on your nether regions for this V-Day special.
Why: Well, we’re not exactly sure.
When: Fri.-Feb. 14.
Where: The Wax Bar, 5915 15th Ave. NW (206-789-2963).
What: A canceled Croc show doesn’t keep Colin Meloy and co. from breezing through town.
Why: Be a calendar girl.
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave. (206-467-5510).
What: Ethan Stowell’s first resto destuffifies by lowering prices and cozying up its ambiance.
Why: Pitch-perfect dishes (like potato gnocchi with black trumpet mushrooms and mascarpone) are now under $20.
When: You’re tightening the purse strings.
Where: 1400 First Ave., at Union St. (206-838-8000).
Mario’s Super Bowl Sale
What: Queue up for already discounted women’s merch marked down another 50 percent.
Why: Temperley dress was $1,160, now $232; Jil Sander boots were $1,350, now $270.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1513 Sixth Ave. (206-223-1461).