'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' Opens, Drink and Draw on Capitol Hill and Get Ready to Run for a Good Cause

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Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Margaret Mullin with company dancers in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, choreographed by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust.

Must Multitask
Draw a Masterpiece and Drink a Pint

Thursday (4/10, 7 p.m.) — Capitol Hill Cider is taking an active approach to the neighborhood’s second-Thursday art walk with “Drink and Draw,” curated by the Gage Academy of Art, wherein patrons use free drawing supplies to sketch live models while sipping suds.

Must Marvel
PNB’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Opens

(4/11 to 4/19, times vary) — Pacific Northwest Ballet brings Shakespeare’s woodland comedy to life with George Balanchine’s incomparable choreography and Felix Mendelssohn’s memorable score. The familiar story of how love, mischief and mishaps arise when humans and fairies mix is as appealing as ever.

Must See
Bellevue Arts Museum Hosts Contemporary Craft Exhibit

(Through 4/27, times vary) — Where is the line between art and craft? The answer proves elusive in this show featuring more than 60 works in wood, ceramic and fiber by emerging and established artists from all over.

Must Hear
Author Lorrie Moore at the Downtown Seattle Library

Saturday (4/12, 7 to 8:30 p.m.) — Beloved fiction writer Lorrie Moore (Birds of America; A Gate at the Stairs) reads from her new collection of short stories, Bark, at the Central Library in downtown Seattle.

Must Run
What to Expect at Seattle Magazine’s 2014 Earth Day Run

Saturday (4/19, 9:30 a.m.) — Celebratory pints from West Seattle Brewing Company and sustenance from Chopstix and Curb Jumper Street Eats food trucks will be at the ready when you cross the finish line of our fun 5k run along the Alki waterfront.

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