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Food and wine, and tulip-fest street fair | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of April 19-21, 2013, include Arcade Lights at Pike Place Market and the Skagit County Tulip Festival Street Fair. Films opening include “Oblivion” and “Disconnect.”
Arcade Lights: Artisan foods, craft beers and wine, proceeds benefit Market Foundation child care, medical clinic, senior center and food bank, 7 p.m. Friday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle; $35 (www.brownpapertickets.com/event/346316 ).
Skagit County Tulip Festival Street Fair: Fair with 200 arts, crafts and food vendors along First Street, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Mount Vernon (360-336-3801 or www.mountvernondowntown.org/events/tulipfest.html).
AT THE MOVIES
“Oblivion”: This new futuristic/sci-fi flick, from “Tron: Legacy” director Joseph Kosinski, stars Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters (in IMAX at several locations).
“Disconnect”: A new technological thriller starring Jason Bateman. Opens Friday at several theaters.
“The Company You Keep”: An old-school thriller directed by and starring Robert Redford. Opens Friday at several theaters.
“Mental”: A new satire from P.J. Hogan (“Muriel’s Wedding”) about a nanny (Toni Collette) to five teenage sisters. Opens Friday at SIFF Cinemas at the Film Center.
“Pavilion”: Tim Sutton’s drama observes a couple of boys in teenage limbo. Opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“Antiviral”: Brandon (son of David) Cronenberg’s debut feature is a horror film about a culture obsessed with celebrity. Opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.
“The Lords of Salem”: Rob Zombie’s new horror film tells the tale of a young radio DJ, a strange wooden box and flashbacks to the past of Salem, Mass. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters.
“My Brother the Devil”: A drama about two sons of an immigrant bus driver who become involved with drug gangs. It opens Friday at the Varsity.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.