Holy Smokes: Old Sage Scotch Dinner
What could make this newly-opened Cap Hill smokehouse better? Scotch. Lots of scotch.
Cask-tastic: Expect brand new dishes paired with Cragganmore, Dalwhinnie, and Glenkinchie.
Tonight 7p. Old Sage, 1410 12th Ave., Capitol Hill (206-557-7430). $40, call for reservation.
Nearby: Canon; Needle & Thread; Smith
Shine On: Arcade Lights
An after-hours event in the Pike Place Market with 60 purveyors of fine food and drink? Yes, please.
Big spender: Admission gets you 10 tokens to trade for booze and bites. You'll want to buy more.
Fri 7-10p. Pike Place Market North Arcade, 85 Pike St., Downtown (206-682-7453). $28 here.
Nearby: Radiator Whiskey; Shorty's; Von's
In Shambles: Birth of the Living Dead
George Romero single-handedly invented the zombie film in 1968, and this doc shows you how.
Motley crew: Dig the trailer to learn about Romero's guerilla tactics.
Fri-Sun. Grand Illusion, 1403 NE 50th St., University District (206-523-3935). $8.
Nearby: Blue Moon Tavern; The District Lounge; Korean Tofu House
Papa North: Kanye West
Love him or hate him, Ye is the most talked-about rapper in the game today, and Yeezus is a masterpiece.
Through the wire: West is bringing Kendrick Lamar on tour, and he's very worth catching.
Sat 7-10p. Key Arena, 305 Harrison St, Queen Anne (206-684-7200). $35-171 here.
Nearby: The Sitting Room; Toulouse Petit; re:public