I Am Here, Mo Fo
What: Make a house call to Robert Yoder’s living room-turned-gallery.
Why: Dutch artist Ruth van Beek’s vintage image-sourced collages and Seattle artist Philip Miner’s color-rich oil paintings.
When: Thru Mar. 31. Opening reception, Sun., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Season, 1222 NE Ravenna Blvd. (206-679-0706). Admission is free.
Elvis Alive with Vince Mira
What: Famous for his spot-on Johnny Cash covers, the Seattle-based teen performs the King’s greatest hits with additional entertainment by The Heavenly Spies.
Why: A little less conversation, a little more in-person action.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.; Fri., 7 & 10 p.m.
Where: The Triple Door, 216 Union St. (206-838-4333). Tickets ($15-$20) online at thetripledoor.com.
Nordic Lights Film Festival
What: Screen rarely seen flicks from Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, and Iceland.
Why: Highlights include a portrait of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo author Stieg Larsson and a documentary of an outrageous Norwegian rap group.
Where: SIFF Cinema, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. (206-633-7151). Tickets ($10) online at siff.net.
Nine Nation Animation
What: Go on a world tour of award-winning (Cannes, Berlin, Annecy, and Clermont-Ferrand) animated shorts.
Why: A futuristic cat and mouse tale and a doomed love affair between a pack of matches and a cigarette.
When: Thurs., 7 & 9 p.m.
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. (800-838-3006). Tickets ($6-$9) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Art: Philip Miner, Untitled, 2010, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches