Spring has sprung.
Dark Room Trio
What: Crispin Spaeth’s reinterpretation of her 2006 performance, within the current Light in Darkness exhibit, requires the audience to wear night vision goggles to observe the dancers, who move in darkness and connect through touch, sound, and memory.
Why: Feelings of extrasensory prowess, military power, and voyeurism.
When: Fri.-Apr. 23.
Where: Western Bridge, 3412 Fourth Ave. S. (206-838-7444). Admission is free, but tickets are required. (Sign up now, as opening night is already sold out.)
Wild Fowl & Eggs Dinner
What: A spring-inspired repast prepared in Ethan Stowell’s much-praised Belltown restaurant. More themed meals to come in successive months.
Why: Quail with watercress and quail egg, duck with duck confit and duck egg sabayon, chicken with stracciatella brood (Parmesan-enriched chicken soup), rapini, polenta, and zeppole served with dipping chocolate.
When: Sun., 6 p.m.
Where: Tavolàta, 2323 Second Ave. R.S.V.P. (required) to 206-838-8008.
What: Organized by of-the-moment curator Sierra Stinson (formerly at Joe Bar, currently curating Vignettes out of her Capitol Hill apartment), the exhibit plays off ideas of being present in space and time.
Why: Jenny Heishman’s new installation pieces, Shaun Kardinal’s embroidered magazines from the year of his birth, and Matthew Offenbacher’s human-size memory board.
When: Thru May 31. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Cornish College of the Arts, Cornish Alumni Gallery, 1000 Lenora St., 3rd flr. (206-726-5142). Admission is free.
The Art of ReUse
What: Green Is Universal and DIY wunderkind Etsy are challenging you to repurpose and upcycle home decor, fashion, jewelry, gadgets, and more.
Why: Besides your light carbon footprint? A trip for four to Universal Studios.
When: Thru Apr. 8.
Where: Sign up online at greenisuniversal-reuse.com.
What: The folks behind Ballard’s Bastille bring Mexican food and drink to a high-ceilinged, many-lanterned Capitol Hill venue that dates back to 1912.
Why: Tender halibut ceviche, made-to-order guacamole, succulent pork tacos, and cocktails like the Jala-pina (jalapeno-spiced margarita alternative with muddled pineapple).
When: Sun.-Wed., 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 a.m.
Where: 1000 E. Pike St. (206-453-4216).
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Photo: Benjamin Kirby