Hang on to your hat.
Stranger Circumstances Opening/Crawl Space Closing Party
What: Farewell shindig for the artist-run gallery featuring works by artists Massimo Guerrera, Alana Riley, and Ron Tran with interactive theater by PDL (Jason Puccinelli, Jed Dunkerly, and Greg Lundgren).
Why: Show your street-art smarts.
When: Sat. Party, 6-10 p.m.; performances every half hour, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exhibit thru Nov. 29.
Where: Crawl Space Gallery, 504 E. Denny Way (206-201-2441).
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Why: DailyCandy subscribers get first dibs plus a chance to win $100 gift cards.
When: Beta site (and first sale) launches Nov. 16.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Seattle International Cabaret Festival
What: Performances by The Tiger Lillies, Circus Contraption Band, Can Can Castaways, Orkestar Zirkonium, The Heavenly Spies, Vagabond Opera, Scarlet Room with DJs Darek Mazzone, I (Heart) Shiva, and more.
Why: Life is a cabaret, old chum.
When: Thru Nov. 15. Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Various locations. Tickets and info online at cabaretfestival.com.
Diana Szeinblum’s Alaska
What: The Argentine choreographer makes her Seattle debut in a driving, humorous, and sensual dance piece exploring loneliness and memories.
Why: Hot and cold fronts collide.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St. (206-217-9888). Tickets online at ontheboards.org.
What: A celebration featuring the new exhibit from Hinrichs; Michelangelo-inspired temporary tats; music by Tigerbeat, DJ Riz, and Paul Rucker; and tours.
Why: Life imitates art.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 1300 First Ave. (206-344-5275). Tickets at 206-654-3121 or all SAM locations.
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Photo: Courtesy of Massimo Guerrera