Free fashion show, museum admissions | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of Sept. 5-8, include a free fashion show at Seattle Art Museum, part of Free First Thursday Sept. 5 at several Seattle-area museums. Films opening include “Riddick” and “Drinking Buddies.”
Fashion Show: Ballard’s New York Fashion Academy presents a free fashion show inspired by the Seattle Art Museum’s exhibition “Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 5), grand staircase, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3137 or www.seattleartmuseum.org ).
Free First Thursday: Free admission Thursday (Sept. 5) to the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or www.naamnw.org); Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3137 or www.seattleartmuseum.org ); Museum of History & Industry, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-1126 or www.mohai.org ); Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (206-764-5720 or www.museumofflight.org); Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle (206-543-5590 or www.burkemuseum.org); and the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle (206-623-5124 or www.wingluke.org).
AT THE MOVIES
“Riddick”: Vin Diesel returns as the title character in this sci-fi action thriller. Late-night previews Thursday, opens Friday at several theaters.
“Drinking Buddies”: Joe Swanberg’s rom-com stars Olivia Wilde, Ron Livingston, Jake Johnson and Anna Kendrick. Opens Friday at the SIFF Cinemas at the Uptown.
“Adore”: Anne Fontaine’s movie about friendship and reckless love stars Naomi Watts and Robin Wright. Opens Friday at the SIFF Cinemas at the Uptown and the Sundance Cinemas.
“The Canyons”: Lindsay Lohan and James Deen star in this drama about young Z-listers in Hollywood. Opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Short Term 12”: A drama about an institution for at-risk teens starring Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. Opens Friday at the Lincoln Square Cinemas and the Seven Gables.
“Afternoon Delight”: A comedy about a wife and mother (Kathryn Hahn) who hires a stripper (Juno Temple) as a nanny. Opens Friday at the Pacific Place and Sundance Cinemas.
“Thérèse”: An adaptation of François Mauriac’s 1927 novel about an upper-class Frenchwoman (Audrey Tautou) who marries a provincial landowner. Opens Friday at the Varsity.
“Snake & Mongoose”: A low-budget biopic about two drag-car racers who lucratively promoted their rivalry. Opens Friday at the Parkway Plaza.
“Guitar Innovators”: A program of two short films about guitarists John Fahey and Nels Cline. Opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.
“Off Label”: A documentary that targets pharmaceuticals. Opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.