Pretty as a picture.
James Marshall: Recent Etchings
What: The artist’s hard-ground etchings are delicately rendered intimate portraits.
Why: Striking faces, serious poses, and the bride of Frankenstein.
When: Thru Apr. 2. Opening, Thurs., 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours, Tues.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave. S. (206-624-0770). Admission is free.
Wines of the Pacific Northwest
What: The first class ($55 each, $250 for five) in a two-month lineup educates on vintners, appellations, and food pairings — from local vino to sips from abroad.
Why: Have your drink and learn to talk about it, too.
When: Thru Apr. 30. Every Sat. (sometimes Sun.), 2:30-4 p.m. Full schedule online at thelocalvine.com.
Where: The Local Vine, 1410 12th Ave. Register at 206-257-5653 or email@example.com.
There Is an Elephant in This Dance
What: Highly regarded L.A. choreographer Lionel Popkin (a former member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company) brings nationally acclaimed works to the Velocity stage, featuring Popkin himself, local dancers Peggy Piacenza and Mark Haim, and Bessie Award winner Carolyn Hall.
Why: The work is subtly sensual, highly muscular, and sly with humor.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: 1621 12th Ave. Tickets ($15) at 800-838-3006 or online at brownpapertickets.com or at the door ($18).
Elaia Spa’s Happy Hour
What: Unwind with an alcoholic bev and one of two twenty-minute services ($20).
Why: Sole Repair (foot exfoliation and massage) and 02 Bubbles (oxygen facial) paired with vodka cocktails.
When: Thru Mar. 29. Every Tues. & Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 1635 Eighth Ave. (206-676-4500).
Art: James Marshall