The Must List: Malcolm Gladwell Stops in Seattle, the Bezos Center Opens

The Walworth Farce

Must Go Glam
Get Ready for Serious Style at DIFFA Glam: Tablescapes

(10/10, 6 to 9 p.m.) — Expect nothing but tip-top tabletop design at GLAM: Tablescapes, a style-filled soiree hosted by the Seattle chapter of Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA).

Must See
Central District
Seattle’s Edgiest Theatre Company Stages The Walworth Farce

(Runs through 10/27, 8 p.m.) — New Century Theatre Company is known for putting on electrifying and often disturbing plays. That rep is strengthened further with “The Walworth Farce,” an Irish play that turns from hilarious to harrowing, often on a dime.

Must Visit
South Lake Union
Opening Saturday: The Bezos Center for Innovation

(10/12, times vary) — Thanks to a $10 million donation from Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos, the recently reimagined Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is opening a new section devoted to Seattle’s rich history of ingenuity.

Must Hear
Catch a Reading with Author Malcolm Gladwell

(10/11, 7:30 p.m.) — The New Yorker journalist fond of translating academic research into captivating social science in books such as The Tipping Point is back with a new eminently readable tome, David and Goliath.

Must Rock
Industrial Revelation’s CD Release Party

(10/13, 8 p.m.) — Avant-garde Seattle jazz ensemble Industrial Revelation rocks the house with the release of its latest album, Oak Head.

Must Get Tickets
Pioneer Square
Early Bird Tickets on Sale Today for BREW Seattle

Snap up your $35 early bird pass to Seattle magazine’s inaugural BREW Seattle, a beer tasting festival on November 14 with oodles of brews on tap. Your ticket earns you six tasting tokens, each one good for a five-ounce pour (in your own special BREW Seattle mini mug).