The Weekend Guide

jeremy mangan evening sky!

Where art thou?

SEE
Referencing the Past
What:
Area artists (Julie Lindell, Allison Manch, and Portland’s Stephen O’Donnell among them) explore history — personal and public — through diverse works.
Why: Put the past in front of you.
When: Thru Feb. 12. Opening reception, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Where: SAM Gallery, 1220 Third Ave. (206-343-1101).

3Seasons
What:
PNB dancer Olivier Wevers choreographs a modern adaptation of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” with his Whim W’Him troupe (comprised of members of PNB and Spectrum Dance Theater).
Why: For every season, turn, turn, turn.
When: Fri.-Sun., 8 p.m. Opening night party, Fri., post-show.
Where: On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St. (206-217-9888).

Rock My Religion Screening
What:
Using Patti Smith’s axiom that rock ’n’ roll is religion, filmmaker Dan Graham explores their intertwining stories.
Why: Idol worship.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave. NE & 41st St. (206-543-2280).

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Theo’s Valentine’s Day Confection Workshops
What:
Get your hands deliciously dirty with a DIY chocolate-crafting course.
Why: It’s sweeter when you make it yourself.
When: Jan. 30 & Feb. 6. Sat., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Theo Chocolate Factory, 3400 Phinney Ave. N. (206-632-5100). Call for a reservation.

PARTY
Grace Gow Open House Launch Party
What:
The uber-dangly-earring artisan opens her studio doors in Pioneer Square to debut her 2010 collection with a DJ and free bubbly.
Why: You’re all ears.
When: Thurs., 5-9 p.m.
Where: 111 First Ave. S., ste. 404.

Painting: Jeremy Mangan, Evening Sky, Courtesy of the Artist and SAM Gallery

LOCATIONS
Grace Gow Studio
111 1st Ave S
ste 404
Seattle, WA 98104
SAM Gallery
1220 3rd Ave
@ University St
Seattle, WA 98101
100 W Roy St
@ 1st Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
206-217-9888
3400 Phinney Ave N
@ N 34th St
Seattle, WA 98103
206-632-5100
15th Ave NE
@ NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98195
206-543-2280
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