Cars, food and pride | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of June 28-30, 2013, include the Greenwood Car Show, Taste of Tacoma, Capitol Hill Pride Festival, and Seattle Pride Parade and PrideFest. Films opening include “The Heat” and “White House Down.”
Greenwood Car Show: Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, vendors, music, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Avenue North from North 67th Street to North 90th Street, Seattle; vehicle registration $5-$30, free for spectators (www.greenwoodcarshow.com ).
Taste of Tacoma: Food vendors, entertainment, wine tasting, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma (www.tasteoftacoma.com).
Capitol Hill Pride Festival: Celebrating diversity and community pride, music, food, entertainment open to all, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; doggie parade and Doggie Drag Costume Contest, 12:30 p.m., $5 donation to Seattle Humane Society suggested, Broadway between East John Street and Harrison Street, Seattle (www.capitolhillpridefestival.info).
Seattle Pride Parade and PrideFest: Parade, 11 a.m. Sunday, on Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Denny Way, Seattle (www.seattlepride.org/pride-parade.html ); PrideFest entertainment, vendors, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (www.seattlepridefest.org ).
AT THE MOVIES
“The Heat”: Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids”) directed this action comedy that stars Sandra Bullock as an F.B.I. agent and Melissa McCarthy as a Boston cop. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters.
“White House Down”: This new action drama stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters.
“Twenty Feet from Stardom”: A documentary that follows a couple of generations of backup singers. Opens Friday at the Guild 45th Theatre.
“Dirty Wars”: A documentary about investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill’s account of an Afghan family destroyed by drones. Opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Film Center.
“The Rambler”: Dermot Mulroney stars in this drama as an ex-con on the road. Opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“How to Make Money Selling Drugs”: A documentary that looks at America’s war on drugs. Opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“The Painting”: An animated French fable that brings the inhabitants of artworks to life. Opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
“Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie”: A documentary that looks at the controversial talk-show host. Opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.
“A Band Called Death”: A documentary about three brothers from Detroit who formed a band. Opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.
“The Secret Disco Revolution”: A documentary that presents the rise and fall of disco music and culture in the late ’70s as a form of counterculture protest. Opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
“Laurence Anyways”: This drama follows the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual with her lover. It opens Friday at the Pacific Place.
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.