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The Must List: Score NuBe Green Goodies on Sale, Root for the Storm and Take in a Pas De Deux at the PNB
Seattle Storm Season Opener
Amid all the hullabaloo about whether Seattle will get a Sonics team or not, people seem to forget that we already have a supersonic basketball team in our town. Support the multiple-title-winning Seattle Storm as they kick off women's basketball season with a matchup against the Phoenix Mercury at KeyArena. 6/2, 6 p.m.; 305 Harrison St.; stormbasketball.com
Pacific Northwest Ballet: Director’s Choice
Popular PNB director Peter Boal picks a bouquet of ballet faves for this annual showcase of dance mastery, old and new. The mixed bill includes two works by Balanchine: Diamonds, with music by Tchaikovsky; and Agon, with music by experimental trailblazer Stravinsky. Also on the bill is a world premiere by contemporary choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. 5/31-6/9; McCaw Hal, 321 Mercer St.; 206.441.2424; www.pnb.org
Photo: Lindsay Thomas
MUST SHOP LOCAL
NuBe Green Garage Sale
Head to the Capitol Hill emporium of feel-good and functional U.S.-made furniture, gifts, clothing and home goods for its four-day store-wide garage sale. Find most items marked down between 20 and 50 percent. Through Saturday, June 1; 921 E Pine St.; 206.402.4515; nubegreen.com
MUST ART WALK
Inscape Summer Arts Festival
The huge edifice formerly known as the INS building has completed its transformation into a hive of artist studios. Inscape Arts will open its doors for an indoor art walk this weekend, inviting one and all to see (and buy!) work by the many artists who rent studios in the historic space. Its the perfect chance both to see inside the architecturally impressive building and expand your art collection. 6/2, 12-6 p.m.; 815 Seattle Blvd. S; inscapearts.org
Best Camping Spots in Washington
Break out your mess kits and sleeping bags (or high-tech yurts, for some), it’s time to go camping! Our fully loaded, nature-filled guide to where to pitch your tent—whether glam or granola, kid-friendly or secluded—has all the ideas you’ll need for an outdoor adventure.