A Knitter’s Paradise, St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations and ‘The Suit’ Opens at Seattle Rep

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Peter Brook’s The Suit, starring Nonhlanhla Kheswa, reveals the glimpses of joy that can be stolen within an repressive regime

Must Knit
Yarn Lovers Unite at 'Vogue Knitting' Live

(3/14 to 3/16, times vary) — Should your bucket list include learning to knit a runway stunner, head to the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue for three days worth of high-style knitting, crocheting and crafting lessons and demos, plus a marketplace filled with items made from unusual fibers such as possum, yak and qiviut.

Must Erin Go Bragh
Where to Wear Green and Grab a Pint ‘o Guinness in Seattle

From Kells Irish Pub in Pike Place Market to the Seattle Center’s cultural festivities galore, we’ve rounded up a few of the best St. Patrick’s Day events in the city.

Must Hear
Seattle Jazz Experience Makes its Debut

(3/14 to 3/15, times vary) — Sixteen talented college and high school jazz ensembles, including Cornish College of the Arts and Garfield High School, convene for a two-day, music-filled fest. Tune in with a festival pass, which gets you into both evening gigs, featuring Seattle’s awesome Cuong Vu Trio, Matt Wilson’s Arts and Crafts and “best of festival” performances. 

Must See
The Suit Opens at The Seattle Rep

(3/19 to 4/6, times vary) — In 1940s South Africa, a wife is caught in flagrante delicto with another man, who upon being discovered, rushes out and leaves his suit behind. As punishment, the cuckolded husband insists the wife host the suit in their home as if it were a guest of honor. See this unforgettable parable of apartheid at The Rep.

Must Shop
Kohler Signature Store Arrives on the Eastside

Saturday (3/15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) — Kohler, the manufacturer of bath products, tiles and beyond, has opened its third-ever Signature Store in the U.S. The new Bellevue location will host an open house on Saturday, which means loads of design inspiration, such as how to create the perfect shower and top tips for bathroom remodeling. What's more, the shop is offering 25 percent off Kohler products and 50 percent off in-home bath design consultations.