Better than a soap opera.
What: Vegan, marbled bars made in Seattle using all-natural ingredients and fragrances.
Why: Scents like root beer, bergamot, peppermint oatmeal, and lemon basil.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Show Pony, 702 N. 35th St. (206-706-4188).
Assemble for a Cause
What: The gallery-cum-store provides refreshments, materials, and sewing instruction to volunteers making hats for survivors and patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Why: Hats off to helpers.
When: Thru Mar. 31. Mon., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Assemble Gallery & Studio, 7406 Greenwood Ave. N. (206-913-2470).
$5 Cover: Seattle
What: Director Lynn Shelton’s documentary featuring Champagne, Champagne; The Maldives; Sean Nelson; The Moondoggies; plus others.
Why: Proof Seattle’s music scene’s still ticking.
When: Mon., 7 p.m.
Where: SIFF Cinema, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. (206-633-7151).
LowLuv by Erin Wasson Jewelry
What: Whether you believe the model deserves the credit, her spring 2010 collection of rings, bracelets, and necklaces are obviously cool wardrobe staples.
Why: Prices start around $50.
When: Tues.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: Totokaelo, 913 Western Ave. (206-623-3582).
What: New Capitol Hill-based app and website helps travelers share cab rides to and from SeaTac.
Why: It’s cool to carpool.
When: On the fly.
Where: Online at ridepenguin.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Estrella Soap