Bite of Seattle, Pow Wow | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of July 19-21, 2013, include the Bite of Seattle and Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow. Films opening include “Turbo” and “Hannah Arendt.”
Bite of Seattle: Food vendors, cooking demonstrations, entertainment, beer gardens, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday; Wine & Jazz, Friday-Sunday, $15 admission ($13 11 a.m.-2 p.m.); The Alley hosted by Tom Douglas to benefit Food Lifeline, tastes from local restaurants varying daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Seattle Center, Seattle (www.biteofseattle.com).
Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow: Native American dancers and drummers, arts and crafts vendors, salmon bake, 4-10 p.m. Friday, Grand Entry 7 p.m.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Grand Entry 1 and 7 p.m.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Grand Entry 1 p.m.; Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; admission free on Friday, $5 on Saturday and Sunday (www.unitedindians.org ).
AT THE MOVIES
“Turbo”: A new animated charmer about a common garden snail who dreams of speed, with characters voiced by Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti and Michael Peña. It opened Wednesday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Hannah Arendt”: This biographical drama looks at the life of the philosopher and political theorist. It opens Friday at the Seven Gables.
“The Conjuring”: James Wan’s haunted-house saga is based on the real-life tale of the Perron family, who in the early ’70s moved into a remote old farmhouse in Harrisville, Rhode Island. It has previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Red 2”: Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker and Helen Mirren return for this action/adventure sequel. It also has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Only God Forgives”: A tale of family values that stars Ryan Gosling as a drug dealer and Kristin Scott Thomas as his vengeful mother. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinemas at the Uptown.
“R.I.P.D.”: Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges star in this action/drama about undead police officers. It also has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“I’m So Excited”: Pedro Almodóvar’s new comedy about an airplane flight to Mexico. It opens Friday at the Harvard Exit.
“Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me”: A documentary that explores the legend of the power-pop band. It opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.
“Storm Surfers 3D”: An Australian documentary that follows two surfing veterans, Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones, during a big-wave season. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinemas at the Uptown.
“Girl Most Likely”: A quirky-family comedy starring Kristen Wiig and Annette Bening. It opens Friday at several theaters.
“Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story”: A documentary about the talented French illustrator/political cartoonist who was blacklisted in the U.S. It opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
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.
Information in this article, originally published July 18, 2013, was corrected July 18, 2013. A previous version of this story incorrectly named the venue for the Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow. The correct name is the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center.