Native Art Mart, Magic in the Market | Weekend Preview
Activities for the weekend of Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2013, include Native Art Mart and Magic in the Market. Films opening include “Philomena” and “Black Nativity.”
Native Art Mart: Native American vendors featuring handmade arts, crafts, jewelry; native dancing and singing performances, salmon lunch and Indian tacos available, portion of proceeds benefit United Indians of All Tribes Foundation Elders program, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 3801 W. Government Way, Discovery Park, Seattle (206-228-1410 or www.unitedindians.org ).
Magic in the Market: Santa and his helpers visit, Figgy Pudding caroling teams, 1-4:30 p.m.; Santa leads countdown to lighting of the holiday tree and lights throughout the market, 5 p.m. Saturday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (www.pikeplacemarket.org/events/magic-in-the-market).
AT THE MOVIES
“Frozen”: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad lend their voices to this animated tale, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen.” It opened Wednesday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Black Nativity”: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson star in this musical based on Langston Hughes’ gospel play. It also opened Wednesday at several theaters.
“Philomena”: Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star as an odd couple on a journey in this new drama. It also opened Wednesday at several theaters.
“The Armstrong Lie”: A documentary portrait of cyclist Lance Armstrong. It also opened Wednesday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Oldboy”: Spike Lee’s remake of a Korean thriller stars James Brolin. It also opened Wednesday at several theaters.
“Homefront”: An action picture starring Jason Statham and James Franco. It also opened Wednesday at several theaters.
“La Grande Belleza”: A tale of modern Rome starring Toni Servillo. It opens Friday at the Varsity.
“Lenny Cooke”: Benny and Joshua Safdie’s documentary about a basketball player. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers”: A documentary about Israel’s early history. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Camille Claudel 1915”: A movie about the late sculptor starring Juliette Binoche. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinemas at the Uptown.
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.