Must Go East
Kathy Venter’s Striking Nude Sculptures on View at Bellevue Arts Museum
(3/7 to 6/15, times vary) — Based on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, ceramist Kathy Venter crafts life-size nudes out of terracotta, hand-pinching it from feet to head without a mold or interior framework. Inspired by Venter’s own experiences of womanhood, the works take their place in the canon of artistic takes on the female nude.
Must Dry Out
Forgoing Alcohol for Lent? Give Juice a Chance.
Juicebox café and juice bar (on Capitol Hill’s 12th Avenue) offers breakfast, lunch and weekend brunches, with an organic menu that feels more healthy than hippie. You’ll find plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options—and, naturally, a bevy of just-pressed juices on tap.
Writer Adrianne Harun Reads from her Eerie New Novel
(3/6 and 3/11, 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.) — Adrianne Harun’s haunting new novel ‘A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain,’ portrays a hard-luck town along a Pacific Northwest highway where girls regularly go missing. Hear her read excerpts on March 6 at Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge Island and on March 11 at Capitol Hill’s Elliott Bay Books.
Photographic Tribute to the Comet Tavern
Thursday (3/6, 6 p.m.) — Take a nostalgic look at The Comet Tavern—before Lost Lake Cafe’s Jason Lajeunesse and Dave Meinert began their massive remodel—through Seattle photographer Connie Aramaki’s lens. She’ll display 23 photos of the abandoned, iconic space at Capitol Hill’s Sole Repair.
Register for Seattle Magazine’s Earth Day Run
Runners and walkers: Our Earth Day Run is back for 2014, and this time it will wind along the Alki Beach waterfront in West Seattle. Register now at the reduced rate ($35).