Monday, January 26, 2015

This Weekend

  • Understudy: There There

    After generating deafening buzz in NYC, Kristen Kosmas's show hits Seattle for one weekend only.

    Talkin' Walken: It's a metafictional comedy about a proofreader standing in for Christopher Walken in a Russian performance.

    Tonight-Sun 8p. On The Boards, 100 W Roy St, Queen Anne (206-217-9886). $20 here.

    Nearby: Toulouse Petit; The Masonry; Streamline

  • Oink: Pig Death Machine

    A ditzy brunette eats tainted meat and becomes an evil genius in this ultra-trashy kitsch flick from Jon Moritsugu.

    Makin' bacon: When the Wall Street Journal praises a movie as gross as this, you know it's special. Here's the trailer.

    Fri-Sun 7p & 9p. Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Capitol Hill (206-329-2629). $11 here.

    Nearby: Needle And Thread; The Hideout; Canon

  • Office Space: Graham Downing

    Seattle artist Graham Downing hangs his paintings in offices and then sneaks in to photograph them after closing time.

    Workin' stiff: The art is weird enough, but couple it with context and this is a must-see opening.

    Sat 6-9p. LxWxH, 6007 12th Ave S, Georgetown (206-329-2629). Free.

    Nearby: Smarty Pants; 9 Lb Hammer; Jules Maes

  • Folk Hero: Austin Jenckes

    Duvall-born Jenckes is free of reality TV after leaving The Voice in October, and back home to celebrate.

    Playin' fair: Opening act Cody Beebe & the Crooks are equally fine with their heartfelt Americana sound.

    Sat 9p. Crocodile, 2200 2nd Ave., Belltown (206-441-4618). $12 here.

    Nearby: Shorty's; Bathtub Gin & Co; Rob Roy

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