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The Weekend Guide

alice tippit and dawn cerny at grey gallery!

Arty time.

PARTY
Drum of the Draw
What:
Grey Gallery & Lounge celebrates its last night in the current location with a live drawing event (participants include Robert Hardgrave, Junko Yamamoto, and five other artists), a final look at the Hellogoodbye exhibit, and music by DJ Scratchmaster Joe.
Why: Half-price bottles of champagne and happy hour drink specials.
When: Sat. Happy hour, 4-7 p.m. & midnight-1 a.m.; drawing, 5-9 p.m.; music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1512 11th Ave. (206-325-5209). Admission is free.

STRETCH
Yoga in the Park
What:
Give your downward dog a waterfront view at Olympic Sculpture Park.
Why: Free, drop-in classes taught by 8 Limbs instructors. Remember to take your own mat.
When: Thru Aug 21. Sat., 10-11 a.m.
Where: 2901 Western Ave. (206-654-3100).

SEE
The Female of the Species
What:
Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith’s new comedy riffs on an incident in which feminist icon Germaine Greer was held captive by an obsessed female student.
Why: Pay-what-you-can seating this Sun. evening.
When: Thru July 18. Opens Fri., 8 p.m. Tues.-Thurs. & Sun., 7:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: ACT Theatre, 700 Union St. (206-292-7676). Tickets ($10-$38) online at acttheatre.org.

EAT
Mamma Melina Ristorante + Pizzeria
What:
The decades-old, family-run business reopens in the U District with chandeliers, marble-topped bar seating, and a spacious patio.
Why: House-made pastas, wood-fired pizzas, and a handsome bartender from Bulgaria.
When: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Where: 5101 25th Ave. NE (206-632-2271).

Photo: Alice Tippit and Dawn Cerny, Contender, 2007, watercolor and pencil on paper, 11” x 15”

LOCATIONS
Mamma Melina Ristorante + Pizzeria
5101 25th Ave. NE
@ NE Blakely St
Seattle, WA 98105
206-632-2271
2901 Western Ave
@ Broad St
Seattle, WA 98121
206-654-3100
Grim's
1512 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
206-324-7467
700 Union St
@ 7th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
206-292-7676
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