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May 20 - January 1, 2018, times vary

Do you know the Muppet man? Not until you’ve seen Jim Henson’s Muppet puppets alongside his non-Kermit-related work: Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, seen in sketches, storyboards, photos, video clips and more than 20 puppets. 

7/1-1/15/2018, Times vary

Bowie’s official photographer, Mick Rock, shares 65 photographs that show Ziggy Stardust’s journey from inception to live performance, with rare images of backstage life. Bonuses: audio tour (narrated by Rock) that talks about Bowie, the stories behind the photographs, rare video interviews and performance footage of Bowie/Ziggy.

10/14–2/4/2018 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (closed most holidays)

Among the more than 30 pieces in this retrospective of the Mount Vernon-born artist is a series of nine mixed-media drawings titled Smallpox Drawings. “McCauley’s work spotlights pervasive global issues, challenging historic or romantic versions of dominant cultures,” says Greg Robinson, chief curator of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

10/19–1/18/2018 Times Vary

In Retrospect illuminates realist painter Andrew Wyeth’s defining role as one of the most recognized American artists of the 20th century. 

Times, prices and locations vary.

38th Seattle International Comedy Competition

Thirty-two comedians from around the world compete to be the last comic standing in this regionally touring comedy competition that is the largest in the country. Past winners include Preacher Lawson, who took his routine on to the semifinals of America’s Got Talent. 

 

 

Nov.4, 2017–April 22, 2018

In celebration of 90 years, the Henry hosts its first museum-wide exhibition of its contemporary art collection. On view are more than 50 works in a variety of genres and mediums by a range of international artists, including Iranian visual artist Shirin Neshat, German-born photographer Uta Barth and folk artist Jeffry Mitchell.

 

Opening reception November 15, 6–8 p.m.; other times vary.

Appropriating text from various sources and placing them on large-scale, colorful paint-on-paper work, City Arts visual arts editor and recent Seattle Art Fair exhibitor Amanda Manitach draws you in with a soothing color palette before the works’ words jump out and slap you in the face. The verbiage doubles as titles for her pieces, too, like: “Such a Nasty Woman” and “Britney Survived 2007 You Can Handle Today.” 

 

Nov. 17, 2017-Dec. 17, 2017 Times vary.

Winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play and part of the official Broadway national tour, The Humans is Stephen Karam’s hysterical, heartbreaking take on our modern age of anxiety, its story transpiring during Thanksgiving dinner in a humble Manhattan apartment.

 

11/17–12/17 Times Vary

Winner of the 2016 Tony Award
 for Best Play and part of the official Broadway national tour, The Humans 
is Stephen Karam’s hysterical, heartbreaking take on our modern age of anxiety, its story transpiring during Thanksgiving dinner in a humble Manhattan apartment. 

Nov.18, 2017-June 17, 2018

This exhibit celebrates 65 years of the late Seattle photographer’s work documentating the Central District and Seattle’s African-American community, depiciting residents in ordinary, often intimate, moments of their daily life.