Like you’ve never seen before.
Peeling Layers Yields Brief Openmouthed, “Oh”
What: View the first large-scale exhibition co-created by Tarl, a curatorial collective made up of twentysomething up-and-comers Matt Browning, Brendan Jansen, Anne Mathern, Rebar Niemi, and Jessica Powers.
Why: Artist-in-residence and Department of Safety cofounder Aaron Flint Jamison’s rarely documented and secretive sculpture and performance pieces.
When: Thru Aug. 21. Opens Wed., 6-9 p.m. Gallery hours, Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Open Satellite, 989 112 Ave. NE, ste. 102, Bellevue (425-454-7355). Admission is free.
Jean-Michel Basquiat: the Radiant Child
What: Film director and good friend Tamra Davis provides cultural context for the late boho graffiti artist’s vibrant, popular works.
Why: A peek at intimate interview footage hidden for decades.
When: Sun., 5:30, 7 & 9 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 7 & 9 p.m.
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. (206-829-7863). Tickets ($6-$9) online at brownpapertickets.com.
What: The final clearance sale is quickly becoming famous for its to-die-for breaks on already-discounted merch.
Why: Sandals, swimwear, and sunglasses to help you finish summer strong.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Can Tho Wine Dinner
What: Exotic dishes and vino pairings inspired by the Southern Vietnamese city near the Mekong Delta.
Why: Clay pot preparations, whole grilled fish, and tamarind soup.
When: Wed., 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Where: Monsoon, 615 19th Ave. E. Reservations (required) to 206-325-2111. Cost is $45.
Photo: Courtesy of Aaron Flint Jamison