Cuts like a knife.
Nikki McClure: Cutting Her Own Path, 1996-2012
What: The Olympia artist’s first solo museum exhibit chronicles her work over the last fifteen years.
Why: With nothing more than black craft paper and an X-Acto, McClure creates unimaginably detailed paper cuts.
When: Thru Feb. 3.
Where: Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue (425-519-0770).
Maggie Nelson and Eileen Myles
What: The poets discuss art and feminism through their thought-provoking works.
Why: Hear their views on several paintings in Seattle Art Museum’s Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris exhibition.
When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. (206-215-4747). Tickets ($15-$50) at lectures.org.
Woodland Park Zoo
What: Carnivorous critters are treated to an early Thanksgiving feast during the Turkey Toss event.
Why: Watch as ecstatic snow leopards, Komodo dragons, arctic foxes, and grizzlies are surprised with their favorite meal of the year.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: N. 50th St. (206-548-2500).
What: Hitch a ride with a perfect stranger (albeit one who has been background checked), courtesy of the new San Francisco-based ride-share app.
Why: Use code DailyCandyRides for a $10 credit on your first use.
When: Every Fri. & Sat., 6 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Available at itunes.com.
20Something: the New Vintage
What: Sixty-five Washington winemakers pour their latest at the biggest wine party of the year.
Why: Enjoy sips from Charles Smith Wines, Elsom Cellars, and others; nibbles from the likes of Brave Horse Tavern and Uli’s Famous Sausage, Inc.; and tunes spun by DJ Darek Mazzone.
When: Sat., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th St. (206-838-9080). Tickets ($50) at brownpapertickets.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum