The Week Ahead: Dino Day at the Burke, Gerard Schwarz at Benaroya Hall
The latest film from Hany Abu-Assad (“Paradise Now”) focuses on a Palestinian rebel who, after the death of an Israeli soldier, is arrested and tricked into becoming a collaborator. The drama is the director’s second to be nominated for a best-foreign-language Oscar. Now playing at Sundance Cinemas. For showtimes, see Page H9. For John Hartl’s three-star movie review, go to seattletimes.com/movies.
‘Those Who Kill’
Chloë Sevigny stars as a detective in search of a serial killer in this new drama. Series premiere, 10:01 p.m. Monday, March 3, on A&E.
A new comedy series that follows three Chicago EMTs (played by Michael Mosley, Kevin Daniels and Kevin Bigley). Series premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, March 6, on USA.
One of the biggest beer events in West Seattle is here. Beveridge Place Pub will feature 30 barleywines, including many rare brews, on tap this week, through Friday, March 7. Held at 6413 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-932-9906 or beveridgeplacepub.com).
Seattle Kennel Club
For dogs’ sake! This show includes Best in Show, agility and obedience contests, Meet the Breed and other educational exhibits, animal-rescue organizations and demonstrations. Saturday-Sunday, March 8-9, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $7-$14 (www.seattlekennelclub.org).
Burke Museum Dino Day
The popular Dino Day is getting even bigger. Several Triceratops fossils will be shown for the first time this year. There will be talks by Burke paleontologists, a Dino Dig Pit and more, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle; $7.50-$10 (206-543-5590 or burkemuseum.org).
Art, Design and Play: Seattle waterfront
Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Waterfront Seattle host artists, designers, historians and others to discuss the nature of play and how it could be used on Seattle’s developing waterfront. Creative play equipment will be on display, and a Pecha Kucha (short slideshows) will be held, showing various ideas for the waterfront. 6-8 p.m. March 7, Seattle Art Museum; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8, Seattle City Hall; free but registration requested (waterfrontseattle.org).
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
The band that popularized jazz repertory by playing pieces so compellingly that even die-hard fans stopped talking for a few hours about their precious recordings of same, returns with a program of New Orleans classical and works by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; $31.25- $81.25 (877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org).
The 88-year-old blues master, who gave us “Sweet Little Angel” on “Live at the Regal” as well as “The Thrill Is Gone,” among other classics, has been receiving mixed reviews on the road. His effervescent charm and pearly guitar are still very much intact, but there are fewer notes, and King has a tendency to ramble. But if you’ve never seen him, you probably won’t be disappointed to bask in his aura. 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3 at the Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle; $52.50-$82.50 (877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org).
Pääbo is a Danish biologist who, with the help of a team of scientists, sequenced the genes of homo neanderthalensis . Hear him explain how he did it and the implications for our own species, when he discusses his new book “Neanderthal Man: In Search Of Lost Genomes.” 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; $5 (206-652-4255 or townhallseattle.org).
In Wendy Wasserstein’s last play, a professor comes to question everything she thought she knew when she accuses a student of plagiarizing a paper. Opens Wednesday, March 5, and runs through Saturday, March 22, ArtsWest, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $15-$45 (206-938-0339 or artswest.org).
Conductor laureate Gerard Schwarz will conduct a sublime program for Strauss fans — his Burleske and Divertimento, and the Suite from “Der Rosenkavalier.” William Wolfram will do the guest-pianist honors. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, Benaroya Hall; tickets start at $19 (206-215-4747 or seattlesymphony.org).
The company’s first staging of Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Consul” stars promising former Seattle Opera Young Artists Marcy Stonikas, Michael Todd Simpson and Deborah Nansteel, among others, and they breathe exciting life into this rarely seen thriller. Through Friday, March 7, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle; tickets start at $25 (206-389-7676 or seattleopera.org).
Few cities are as “natural-feeling” as Vancouver, B.C. But it’s still a city, and it’s changed the flora and the fauna that once lived there. This exhibit aims “to explore our relationship with nature through the lens of historical ecology,” and imagine a greener future. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays through Sept. 1, Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut St., Vancouver, B.C.; $8-$12 (604-736-4431 or museumofvancouver.ca).