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The Must List: Dandy Warhols Play Showbox, TEDxSeattle and Honk Fest West
The Dandy Warhols
Friday (6/21, 9 p.m.) — Portland’s 1990s alt-rock sensation The Dandy Warhols return to celebrate the recently remastered re-release of best-beloved album Thirteen Tales of Urban Bohemia (which this year, rather alarmingly, is 13 years old).
Long Shot 2013
(6/21 to 6/22) — Anyone with a camera is encouraged to shoot his or her surroundings, inspirations or subjects of choice between Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 and have it featured in the Long Shot Exhibition at the Photo Center NW on July 27. The event helps raise funds for education and outreach programs at the Photo Center. As for your 15 minutes of fame, all participants can expect at least one of their shots to be shown in the exhibit.
Intiman Theatre Festival
Starting 6/21 — A hit with theatergoers last summer, this year’s fest features four plays that broach delicate dinner topics: sex, in Lysistrata; money, in We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!; race, in Trouble in Mind; and politics, made more palatable in the brand-new musical Stu for Silverton, about America’s first transgender mayor.
Honk! Fest West
(6/21 to 6/23) — The irresistible roving ruckus that celebrates street-band culture hits Georgetown (6/21), Gas Works Park (6/22) and the Seattle Art Museum (6/23) and promises 29 bands from all over the country, including the Get a Life Marching Band, Passion Bucket and the local Ten Man Brass Band.
Sunday (6/23, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) — If you don’t have tickets to the now sold-out TEDxSeattle, you can still join in on the thought-provoking fun by watching it via Livestream. Among the many speakers slated to give talks at the event is local photographer and Project 562 founder Matika Wilbur (whose Project 562 photographs we featured in our June 2013 issue).