Must List: Magnuson Winter Night Market, Seattle Asian American Film Festival, David Bowie Alumni Tour

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Magnuson Winter Night Market
(2/16) If you’re still looking for a weekend plan with your Valentine, Magnuson Park has you covered. This indoor market has something for everyone, with over 100 local pop-up shops showcasing everything from crafts to food, as well as DJs, lawn games and other entertainment to enjoy while you shop or browse. The required donation entrance fee benefits local nonprofit Solid Ground, which aims to bring an end to poverty and undo oppression in our community. 12 p.m.-8 p.m. $3 per person, 2 for $5. Magnuson Park Hangar 30, 6310 NE 74th St.;


Brunch with Musang—Year of the Pig
(2/17) Inspired by the Year of the Pig, Brunch with Musang, a delicious pop-up Filipino brunch by chef Melissa Miranda, is coming to Bar Del Corso. The meal will highlight Pinoy dishes derived from Chinese roots as an homage to the Year of the Pig, so get ready to eat some pork. Come for the fresh and tasty takes on Filipino food favorites, stay for the community. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $40 (ticket does not include gratuity, free entry for children under 10). Bar Del Corso, Beacon Hill, 3057 Beacon Ave. S;


Seattle Asian American Film Festival
(2/21-2/24) Laotian actor/writer/podcaster Kulap Vilaysack got a shock as a teenager when her mother blurted out that the man Vilaysack thought was her father actually wasn’t. Her documentary Origin Story, about her search for her biological and cultural roots, opens a packed weekend of 83 features and shorts by and about Asian-Americans, with a focus on Northwest filmmakers. Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill, 1515 12th Ave.; 206.329.2629;


The David Bowie Alumni Tour
(2/15) You know the piano solo on the Bowie song “Aladdin Sane”? The one that starts with glittering Ravel-meets-jazz licks and changes in the middle into something like a player piano possessed by a Lovecraft demon-beast? That would be Mike Garson, who played with Bowie beginning in 1973. Well, he’s getting’ the band back together, an all-star lineup of Bowie collaborators, and touring them for an evening of song from all over the Bowie catalog. 7:30 p.m. Prices vary. Benaroya Hall, downtown, 200 University St.; 206.215.4747;

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Jacob Lawrence Gallery 25th Anniversary Party
(2/16) The University of Washington School of Art’s gallery is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its dedication to Jacob Lawrence, the Seattle artist, UW faculty member, and renowned visual storyteller of the African-American experience. The celebration’s theme is playfulness as resistance, and that theme will be honored with DJ sets by SassyBlack and Felisha Ledesma, a ball pit by Colleen Louise Barry, temporary tattoos by Claire Cowie and much more. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. $15 general admission, $5 for students. Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, 1915 NE Chelan Ln.; 206.685.1805; Facebook “25th Anniversary Party! Playfulness as Resistance”

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