A 'Game of Thrones' Viewing Party, 'Tails of Wasps' Opens & More

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The Yonder Mountain String Band comes to Showbox at the Market

Must See
Seattle Playwright's New World-Premiere Mixes Sex and Politics

(4/3 to 4/27, times vary) — In her new, world-premiere play, Tails of Wasps, Stephanie Timm addresses the age-old story of a politician brought down by a sexual scandal. Directed by New Century Theatre Company’s (NCTC) Darragh Kennan, the play explores the human tendency to get stung.

Must View
Game of Thrones Viewing Party

Sunday (4/6, 6 p.m.) — The epic HBO series Game of Thrones is back for a fourth season, premiering this Sunday. Watch it on the big screen with fellow fans at Neumos on Capitol Hill, complete with food and bev specials, games and a showing of the last two episodes from season three, to ensure you’re up to speed.

Must Revel
Installation of a Giant Head at Olympic Sculpture Park Begins this Week

Step aside, Ferris wheel. The Seattle waterfront is gaining another icon, thanks to a huge new permanent acquisition by the Olympic Sculpture Park. Called “Echo,” the towering white head stands 46 feet tall and will be placed at the shoreline of the park, facing the Olympic Mountains and serving as a serene beacon for everyone from Puget Sound sailors to Myrtle Edwards joggers.

Must Hear
Yonder Mountain String Band Comes to Town

Thursday (4/10, 8 p.m.) — These Colorado-based strummers bring a rock-flavored edge to their impressive picking. See them perform at downtown’s Showbox at the Market.

Must Explore
Survey Jewish Culture Over the Last 65 Years

(Through 5/31, times vary) — The Bellevue City Hall Pavilion in City Hall Park hosts a Pop-Up Cultural Heritage Exhibit, Setting a Place at the Table for Jewish Culture, featuring maps, books, artifacts, photos and terra cotta and bronze figures. The exhibit takes a closer look at the last 65 years, exploring what has changed and what has not within the Jewish experience.