Hiking, fashion and storytelling | Weekend Preview
Events for the weekend of April 11-13, 2014, include a class on Hiking Preparedness for Families; Paris to Seattle: High Fashion at MOHAI; and Earth Day Storytelling at the Duwamish Longhouse. Films opening include “Draft Day” and “Le Week-End.”
Hiking Preparedness for Families: How to dress, pack and prepare for hiking in the Northwest, for all ages, 10 a.m. Friday, April 11, Lake Hills Greenbelt, 15416 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue; free (425-452-7225).
Paris to Seattle: High Fashion at MOHAI: Lecture on stylish Seattle women of the early 20th century and their lasting influence and special viewing of garments from the museum’s costume collection, 1 p.m. Sunday, April 13, MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $5-$10, museum admission not included (www.mohai.org).
Earth Day Storytelling at the Duwamish Longhouse: Nothwest Native American storytellers share stories about our relationship to Earth, 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle; free (206-431-1582 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/627659).
AT THE MOVIES
“Draft Day”: Ivan Reitman’s comedy-drama stars Kevin Costner as the general manager of the Cleveland Browns football team. It has late-night previews Thursday, April 10, and opens Friday, April 11, at several theaters.
“Under the Skin”: A science-fiction tale about a beautiful woman (Scarlett Johansson) who isn’t a woman at all. It opens Friday, April 11, at the Harvard Exit, Lincoln Square and Sundance Cinemas.
“Rio 2”: This animated birds-of-the-Amazon sequel features the voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway and Jamie Foxx. It also has late-night previews Thursday, April 10, and opens Friday, April 11, at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Le Week-End”: In this drama from director Roger Michell, a British couple (Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan) go to Paris for the weekend. It opens Friday at the Guild 45th.
“Cuban Fury”: An English comedy starring Nick Frost as a man who harbors a hidden talent for salsa dancing. It opens Friday at several theaters.
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.