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SBC vs. PDL: Lego Spaceship Building Contest
What: On the anniversary of the Challenger explosion, two long-standing artist trios (and friends) go head to head in a construction competition.
Why: Audience members are responsible for selecting the most cleverly designed carrier.
When: Fri., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Vermillion, 1508 11th Ave. (206-709-9797). Admission is free.
The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger
What: Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl perform ’60s-inspired pop/folk tunes.
Why: Lennon’s hypnotic crooning and acoustic guitar enhanced by Muhl’s smart lyrics and melody.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave. (206-441-7416). Tickets ($12) online at thecrocodile.com.
The A.W.A.R.D. Show
What: Twelve up-and-coming Northwest dance troupes — including Crispin Spaeth, Josephine’s Echopraxia, and Sandstrommovement — compete for $10,000.
Why: Take part in the judging process during the first three nights or simply see the winners on Sunday.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St. Tickets ($15) at 206-217-9888 or online at ontheboards.org.
Today Is Only Time and Time Is All We Have
What: Jewelry designer Elizabeth Patterson and photographer Lauren Max team up for a one-night-only showcase of works.
Why: Patterson’s nature-inspired, stone-encrusted chains are inspiration for Winkleman’s moody, fashionable portraits.
When: Sat., 8-11 p.m.
Where: Cairo, 507 E. Mercer St.
Photo: Tim Summers