Draw a Masterpiece and Drink a Pint
Thursday (4/10, 7 p.m.) — Capitol Hill Cider is taking an active approach to the neighborhood’s second-Thursday art walk with “Drink and Draw,” curated by the Gage Academy of Art, wherein patrons use free drawing supplies to sketch live models while sipping suds.
PNB’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Opens
(4/11 to 4/19, times vary) — Pacific Northwest Ballet brings Shakespeare’s woodland comedy to life with George Balanchine’s incomparable choreography and Felix Mendelssohn’s memorable score. The familiar story of how love, mischief and mishaps arise when humans and fairies mix is as appealing as ever.
Bellevue Arts Museum Hosts Contemporary Craft Exhibit
(Through 4/27, times vary) — Where is the line between art and craft? The answer proves elusive in this show featuring more than 60 works in wood, ceramic and fiber by emerging and established artists from all over.
Author Lorrie Moore at the Downtown Seattle Library
Saturday (4/12, 7 to 8:30 p.m.) — Beloved fiction writer Lorrie Moore (Birds of America; A Gate at the Stairs) reads from her new collection of short stories, Bark, at the Central Library in downtown Seattle.
What to Expect at Seattle Magazine’s 2014 Earth Day Run
Saturday (4/19, 9:30 a.m.) — Celebratory pints from West Seattle Brewing Company and sustenance from Chopstix and Curb Jumper Street Eats food trucks will be at the ready when you cross the finish line of our fun 5k run along the Alki waterfront.