High Flyers: The Wild Hunt
The Cabiri present their seventh annual Halloween showcase of dance, acrobatics, and trapeze.
Stag party: Acts are based on the European folk myth of ghostly huntsmen pursuing unknown prey across the skies.
Fri-Sun 8p. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW, West Seattle (206-935-2999). $37-100 here.
Nearby: Luna Park Cafe; Mashiko; Skylark
Song of the Sea: Mariza
The next hot music genre is fado, gorgeously mournful Portugese tunes, and Mariza is the style's preminent singer.
Sway on: If your girl doesn't want to get close to you listening to this stuff, check your deodorant.
Fri 8p. Meany Hall, 3901 University Way NE, University District (206-685-2742). $40-45 here.
Nearby: College Inn; Blue Moon; Flowers
Zombie Strut: Thrill The World
How often do you get a chance to set a world record? Join thousands worldwide to recreate Michael Jackson's legendary Thriller.
Rise from your grave: Dancers will be shuffling in droves from Osaka to Istanbul.
Sat 2p. Occidental Park, S Occidental Ave and S Main St, Pioneer Square (206-684-4075). Free.
Nearby: Alibi Room; Radiator Whiskey; Maekawa
River Deep: Toxic Terrors Boat Tour
Head out onto the Duwamish to get horrified by both ancient Indian legends and modern environmental screw-ups.
Dirty water: Proceeds from this one-of-a-kind tour benefit ongoing cleanup education efforts.
Sun 2p. Harbor Island Marina, 1001 Klickitat Way SW, West Seattle (206-954-0218). $25 here
Nearby: Hooverville; Smarty Pants; Duos Lounge