An Opinionated List of Interesting Upcoming Events
Updated June 5, 2017
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Ongoing & Current Events in Seattle
- Edible City: A Delicious Journey
MOHAI’s year long exhibit, showcasing the unique culinary history and culture of Seattle.
Through September • Museum of History and Industry
- Marimekko, With Love
A retrospective look at the fabric and fashions of the iconic mid-century textile house.
March 10 – July 9 • Nordic Heritage Museum
- Murder for Two
A murder mystery musical comedy, co-produced by ACT and 5th Avenue Theatre.
March 25 – June 11 • 5th Avenue Theatre
- Here Lies Love: A Revolutionary Musical Experience from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim
A one-of-a-kind techno spectacle about Imelda Marcos and the restoration of democracy in 1980’s Philippines.
April 7 – June 18 • Bagley Wright Theatre
- Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor
Artifacts from and exploration of the terracotta army of the Qin, the First Imperial Dynasty of China.
April 8 – September 4 • Pacific Science Center
- Jacob Lawrence: Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis
The celebrated artist’s re-telling of the biblical story in cubism and silkscreen.
April 8 – October 1 • Henry Art Gallery
- The Jim Henson Exhibition
World premiere exhibit, featuring puppets, storyboards, scripts, and clips from the iconic puppet artist’s career.
Opens May 20 • MoPOP
June 2017 Events in Seattle
- Pictures at an Exhibition
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s emotional final show of the season, paired with the geometric art of Wassily Kandinsky.
June 2-11 • McCaw Hall
- The Total Package Tour: NKOTB
The 1990’s mega-boy band performs with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men.
June 7 • Key Arena
- Welcome to Braggsville
Racial satire and coming of age tale, adapted from a novel by T. Geronimo Johnson.
June 7 – July 2 • The Center Theatre
- Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
World Premiere of a new musical based on the 1997 cult hit film.
June 8 – July 2 • 5th Avenue Theatre
- Death Cab for Cutie & The Decemberists
Two Northwest favorites perform together to support Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. All ages.
June 9 • Paramount Theatre
- Seattle International Dance Festival
Three weekends and over 50 performances by dancers from across the globe.
June 9-25 • Broadway Performance Hall
- The Legend of Georgia McBride
Heartwarming comedy about an Elvis impersonator turned drag queen.
June 9 – July 2 • ACT Theatre
Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall’s Tony Award-winning production of the acclaimed (and risque) musical masterpiece.
June 13-25 • Paramount Theatre
- Fremont Solstice Celebration and Parade
Seattle’s quirkiest neighborhood celebrates the year’s longest day with colorful floats, street theatre, and naked bicyclists.
June 17 • Fremont & Gasworks Park
- TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band
Two legendary blues acts share the stage and perform works from their new collaborative album.
June 18 • Benaroya Hall
- Seattle International Festival of Improv
Performers from around the world meet in Seattle to celebrate and perform the art of improv.
June 18-25 • The Market Theater
- Eddie Izzard
The celebrated comedian discusses his life, work, and his new memoir, Believe Me.
June 20 • Moore Theatre
- Pride Fest
Food, music, and a fabulous march to celebrate Seattle’s LGBTQ community.
June 24-25 • Various venues, see website for details
- Ryan Adams
The roots-rock troubadour performs songs from his new album, Prisoner.
June 28 • Paramount Theatre
- Marketfront Grand Opening
Live music and an afternoon ceremony mark the opening day of Pike Place Market’s expansion.
June 29 • Pike Place Market
- A Live Presentation of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Kubrick’s Oscar-winning masterpiece, with score performed live by the Seattle Symphony.
June 30 – July 1 • Benaroya Hall