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Bellevue Art Museum
Call Me Chairmaker: work by Garry Knox Bennett. Through Nov 26. William Morris: Native Species. Through Apr 29, 2007. Islamic calligraphy by Mohamed Zakariya. Through Feb 18, 2007. 510 Bellevue Way NE, 425-519-0745.

Burke Museum
Vanished Kingdoms: The Wulsin Photographs of Tibet, China and Mongolia 1921-1925: hand-tinted lantern slides. Through Feb 4, 2007. NE 45th St and 17th Ave NE, 543-5590.

recommendedFrye Art Museum
Klompen: Trimpin's coin-operated Dutch clogs dancing in air. Through Jan 21, 2007. Spectatorship and Desire: Love restores the paintings that curator Robin Held removed from the walls, set beside visitor comments made in their absence. Through Mar 4, 2007. "Demon seed or sweet innocent?" That's the question about the children in the historical folk art portraits of Little Women, Little Men. Through Feb 4, 2007. 704 Terry Ave, 622-9250.

recommendedHenry Art Gallery
day ring, night ring: Steve Roden's pair of sound art compositions were created in response to James Turrell's Skyspace. Through Nov 12. Take the Cake: Stranger Genius Award Winners 2003-2006—installations, screenings, sculptures, paintings, dioramas, and models from present and past Geniuses. Through Dec 14. New Works Laboratory: featuring the collaborative work of Yuki Nakamura and Robert Campbell. Developed during the 911 Media Center's intensive residency program, Floating Plaster/City Motion was selected by the Henry Art Gallery for further development and exhibition. Nov 10-Dec 31. The Biographical Landscape: the groundbreaking photography of Stephen Shore, 1968-1993. Through Dec 31. Up to Date: Monsen Collects Contemporary: Selected photographs from the collection of Joseph and Elaine Monsen, including works by Nan Goldin, Katy Grannan, Justine Kurland, Laura Letinsky, Yasumasa Morimura, and Grant Mudford. Through Dec 31. We Decided to Let Them Say "We Are Convinced" Twice. It Was More Convincing This Way: video, photography and literary essays by Walid Raad exploring the recent history of war in his native Lebanon. Nov 10-Feb 11. neuroTransmitter: Beyond Territory: two multimedia installations by Valerie Tevere and Angel Nevarez exploring the history of pirate radio and suggesting that radio be reclaimed as a tool for protest and social advancement. Nov 10-Dec 31. 15th Ave NE at NE 41st St, 543-2280.

Museum of Glass
Chihuly in Tacoma: an array of glass objects from the Chihuly Studio collection. Through Dec 10. Transparently Built: exploring the diverse architectural properties of glass. Through May 27, 2007. Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature and Allegory. Through Dec 31. 1801 Dock St, 253-284-4732.

Museum of History and Industry
100 Years of American Photography from the National Archives. Through Dec 17. 2700 24th Ave E, 324-1126.

Museum of Northwest Art
Entering Ether is five interrelated, site-specific installations by Lanny Bergner, interspersed with screen and wire studio works. Through Jan 7, 2007. 121 S First Street, 360-466-4446.

recommendedSeattle Asian Art Museum
Iranian-born exile Shirin Neshat's Tooba is a 12-minute video installation of a woman on a dry, dusty hill who is thoroughly menaced by a band of men in black until she makes a sort of disappearance. Through Apr 8, 2007. Art deco sculpture from the collection, and drawings for a deco-designed space at the museum that didn't come to be. Through Jan 15, 2007. Discovering Buddhist Art, Seeking the Sublime: Various Buddha sculptures, including two standing Buddhas—one from China around 600 A.D., the other from eleventh-century Japan—and a pantheon of related beings. Ongoing. 1400 E Prospect St (Volunteer Park), 654-3100.

Tacoma Art Museum
Symphonic Poem: Sculpture and flatwork by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson conjures the lives of Africans and African-Americans. Through Jan 28, 2007. Trimpin's installation Conloninpurple: a five-octave, playable, room-sized instrument. Through Dec 31. Telling Stories: Selections from the Permanent Collection is a series of narratives, with new works from NW artists Claire Cowie, Lucinda Parker and Steve Davis. Through Dec 1. The Art of Eric Carle: original works on paper by the artist most known for the children's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Through Jan 21, 2007. 1701 Pacific Ave, 253-272-4258.

Vancouver Art Gallery
Kyohei Sakaguchi's installation Zero Yen House: the architecture of temporary dwellings. Through Jan 1, 2007. Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon. Through Jan 7, 2007. Paint: a generation of it in BC. Through Feb 25, 2007. 750 Hornby St, 604-662-4719.

Whatcom Museum of History and Art
Rodin: In His Own Words. Through Dec 10. 121 Prospect St, 360-676-6981.

Wing Luke Asian Museum
Voyage of the Barangay: Filipino Currents in King County, a photo exhibit highlighting the contributions of the Filipino culture to this region. Through Dec 10. These Walls Can Speak: Untold Stories, featuring the historic Kong Yick, Higo, and Eastern Hotel buildings. Through Dec 10. 407 Seventh Ave S, 623-5124.

Gallery Openings

Ballard Fetherston Gallery
Pieces: Dorothy Rissman sheaths new joints of black bamboo until the plant no longer needs the help. Nov 10-Dec 14. 818 E Pike St, 322-9440.

Benham Gallery
Women Empowered: work from Phil Borges' latest book illuminates ordinary women around the world. Borges works with CARE, a leading organization in the fight against global poverty, with a focus on impoverished women. . 1216 First Ave, 622-2480.

BLVD Gallery
Hard Light: new works by Robert Hardgrave and Warren Dykeman. Nov 10-Dec 2. 2316 Second Ave, 374-8977.

Icebox Contemporary Art
OVERKILL: an installation by Shannon Eakins, is an environment designed to entice whitetail deer to come inside. Eakins strives to find out whether a wild animal could have a shared aesthetic experience with humans. Nov 13-Dec 8. 301A Puyallup Ave, 856-7114.

Julia's Gift Gallery
Work by dozens of local craft and fine artists. Nov 9-Dec 2. 1209 NE 65th.

Kobo at Higo
The Simple Cup 2006, with more than 300 cups by 45 North American and 16 Japanese artists. Nov 11-Dec 30. 604 S Jackson, 755-8900.

OKOk
Sincere Intentions: animal protagonists surrounded by graphite renderings of fleeting thoughts, memories and text, by Tra Selhtrow. Nov 11-Jan 14. 5107 Ballard Ave NW.

Print Zero Studios
Works on Paper: new printmaking works by Nate Stottrup. Nov 10-25. 323 N 105th St A-2, 363-2997.

Roq La Rue
Retrorama! with new work by Mark Frauenfelder, Wednesday Kirwan, Chris Reccardi, Lynne Nailor and Johnny Yanok. Nov 10-Dec 1. 2312 Second Ave, 374-8977.

SAM Gallery Art Sales and Rental
Aesthetics/Analytics looks at the intersection of art and science through art by Deborah Bell, Jaq Chartier, Patricia Hagen, Janet Marcavage, Barry Maxwell, Susan Robb, Barbara Robertson, Michael Schultheis, Lun-Yi Tsai and Elise Wagner. Nov 9-Dec 9. 1220 Third Ave, 343-1101.

Winston Wächter Fine Art
Manifest Destiny: paintings focusing on the Northwest landscape by Bo Bartlett. Nov 9-. 203 Dexter Ave N, 652-5855.

Continuing Exhibitions

1508.5 Gallery
Counting Stars: new photography by Laura Totten focusing on families, weddings, and children. Through Nov 30. 1508.5 East Olive Way.

recommended20twenty
Old Growth New Growth: a collaboration and exploration of urban and natural systems by the adult Sarah Sandman and the 7-year-old Maximillian Guelmine. Through Nov 9. 5208 Ballard Ave NW, 706-0969.

4 Culture
Functional objects—handmade doors, railings, light fixtures—by 23 artists. Through Dec 1. 101 Prefontaine Place S.

Art on Center
Marine Journal: gouache on paper by Bill Rades. Through Nov 11. 1604 Center St, 253-627-8180.

Arthead Gallery
In Praise of Beauty: oil and watercolor by Ken Duffin and Eugene Erickson. Through Nov 25. 5411 Meridian Ave N, 633-5544.

Art/Not Terminal Gallery
Window Panes: abstract and stylized-realism painting by Ed Beier. Through Dec 4. 2045 Westlake Ave, 233-0680.

ArtsWest
Visual Ensembles: mixed media by Stacie Chappell, Dave Thomas, Lois James, and Gary Georger. Through Dec 2. 4711 California Ave SW, 938-0339.

ArtWorks Gallery
Faces/Places: paintings by Connie Stern. Through Nov 30. 619 Western Ave, fourth floor.

ArtXchange
Empty Space: a retrospective body of work exploring personal memories and experiences by Vietnamese artist Tu Duy. Through Dec 30. 512 First Ave S, 839-0377.

Benham Gallery
Estaurine: a multimedia meditation on mortality, loss, and the tides of the sea by Reymont Cantil and Brendan Basham. Through Nov 11. 1216 First Ave, 622-2480.

Bluebottle Gallery
Hundred Year Round Trip: new works by Amy Rice. Through Nov 30. 415 E Pine St, 325-1592.

Cafe Allegro
Pink Socks of Earth: performance/ photography/story paintings; Expressions by Philippe Moncorge. Through Nov 30. 4214 University Way NE, 634-2310.

Cafe Solstice
Colorful paintings and black and white photographs by Stanford Lee Wilson. Through Nov 30. 4116 University Way NE, 634-3400.

Caffe Ladro
Works by local pop artist Lucas Vidana. Through Nov 30. 600 Queen Anne Ave N.

Caffe Ladro
Abstract paintings by Marilyn Ullin. Through Nov 30. 813 5th Ave.

Caffe Ladro
Local portrait painter Michele Leal will unveil a series of images of Guatemalan coffee farmers affiliated with Tony's Coffee Roasting Co. Through Dec 31. 435 15th Ave E, 282-1549.

Caffe Ladro
Portraits by Joey Bates. Through Dec 31. 108 Union St., (206) 267-0600.

Caffe Ladro
Aerial photography by Long Nguyen. Through Dec 31. 2205 Queen Anne Ave N, 282-5313.

Caffe Ladro
New paintings by Rachel Dory. Through Dec 31. 452 N 36th St.

Caffe Vita
Recent work by Jim Hodge. Through Dec 31. 1005 East Pike, 709-4440.

Catherine Person Gallery
Colleen Hayward & Kensuke Yamada: Dwell. Through Nov 11. 319 Third Ave, 726-1836.

recommendedCenter on Contemporary Art
Mandy Greer's crocheted, sewn, beaded, knitted, and knotted viscera flowing out of a white stag, reprised from Bumbershoot: The Small But Mighty Wandering Pearl. What Could It Mean To Say Yes?: a photographic exploration of bridehood by Tomiko Jones. Through Nov 12. 410 Dexter Ave N, 728-1980.

Christoff Gallery
The Problems of Philosophy: paintings, drawings and assemblages by Tim Marsden exploring "mankind's petty vanities." Through Dec 3. 6004 12th Ave S #17, 767-0280.

Columbia City Gallery
Adornments and Small Works : jewelry artists Kathryn Booze, Bill Booze, Carol Hershman and Nikki Jacobynew. From the Furnace: Viscosity Glass Studio artists Scott Graham, Cristy Aloysi, Elli Bemis, Becca Chernow, and Brian and Andrea Mazrim. Through Jan 14, 2007. 4864 Rainier Ave S, 760-9843.

Cornish College of the Arts Main Gallery
Design Department: 2006 Faculty Exhibition. Through Nov 30. 1000 Lenora Street, 726-5011.

Corridor Gallery
"BTW, OMG! WTF?": drawings by Paul Thomas, aka Tar Art Rat. Through Dec 2. 306 S Washington St, 856-7037.

recommendedCrawl Space Gallery
Current Works: Session One is first in a two-part exhibit focused on the current studio practice of the artists who run Crawl Space. Through Nov 12. 504 E Denny Way, #1, 322-5752.

recommendedCritical Line
Artwork from the homeless patrons of Tacoma's only daytime drop-in shelter: Nativity House. Through Dec 30. 741 St Helens Ave, 253-444-2741.

D'Adamo/Woltz Gallery
Visual Non Sequiturs: surreal oil paintings by Tom Gehrig. Through Dec 5. 307 Occidental Ave S, 652-4414.

recommendedDavidson Contemporary
Outsourced: enamel on metal panels the artist Donald Fels made with a group of signpainters during a seven-month stay in India. Through Dec 2. 310 S Washington St, 624-7684.

recommendedDavidson Galleries
Nine Days in Kobe: recent colored woodcuts and paintings by Lockwood Dennis. Shunga: erotic Japanese prints, 1780-1900. Through Dec 2. 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-1324.

Design Commission Gallery
Respect: paying respect to the people and ideas that have influenced the studio. Through Nov 30. 119 Prefontaine Pl S.

Experience Music Project
"In its six years, EMP has been more of an overpriced tourist attraction than a home for the exchange of ideas about rock music, and rock is something we know Allen loves. How does he really feel about art, and what is his vision for showing it? This show doesn't answer those questions. Instead, it relies on celebrity. Even in rock, that only goes so far." (Graves) Through Jan 1, 2007. 2901 Broad St, 770-2700.

Fancy+Pants
New paintings by Aaron Bagley. Through Nov 30. 1914 Second Ave.

Form/Space Atelier
Works by Lauren Grosskopf, Jaki Martin and Betty Hageman. Through Dec 3. Portrait Sprawl/Canvas Hardscape: paintings focused on the small-scale, two-dimensional aspect of the built environment. Through Nov 30. 1907 Second Ave, 448-2302.

Foster/White Gallery
Substance of Matter: textural abstract painting by Dale Lindman. Through Nov 25. 220 Third Ave S, 622-2833.

Fountainhead Gallery
Detour Through Mexico: "optimistic sketches" of life in the 16th-century town of San Miguel de Allende. Through Nov 26. 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467.

Frame Up Studios
Lisa Lamoreaux's mixed-media paintings in Systems Theory. Through Nov 28. 3515 Fremont Ave N, 547-4657.

recommendedFrancine Seders Gallery
About Landscape, by the veteran Seattle painter Norman Lundin. Upstairs, thickly painted and heavily textured oils by James Deitz. Through Nov 12. 6701 Greenwood Ave N, 782-0355.

Frank and Dunya
Glass and jewelry by Susanna Prince. Through Dec 1. 3418 Fremont Ave N, 547-6760.

recommendedG. Gibson Gallery
The Wilderness Act: new paintings by Michael Brophy. Introducing new works by Faryn Davis. Through Nov 11. 300 S Washington St, 587-4033.

Gage Academy of Art
New Classical : classical realist drawings and paintings by artist, author and Gage Academy instructor Juliette Aristides. Through Nov 26. Classical Atelier: works from the students of the Classical Atelier program at Gage Academy. Through Nov 26. Stacks and Towers: new drawings by Joseph Pentheroudakis. Through Nov 19. 1501 10th Ave East, 323-4243.

The Galactic Boutique
New works by Sean Fear. Through Nov 30. 1213 Pine St, 749-9167.

recommendedGallery 110
Imprimo: by Seattle Print Arts members. Through Dec 2. 110 S Washington St, 624-9336.

Gallery at Shoreline
Colorful and Classic: paintings, photographs, and glass. Through Jan 3, 2007. 18560 1st Ave NE.

Gallery IMA
Cue Mnemonic: hauntingly playful ceramic figures, masks and vessels by Paul Metivier. Ad Rem: bright abstract paintings by Glenn Ossiander. Through Dec 1. 123 S Jackson St, 625-0055.

Gallery OK
Menlo Park: Art Using Light As a Medium: By Daniel and Joseph Flahiff. Through Nov 29. 212 Alaskan Way S.

recommendedGarde Rail Gallery
Gregory Blackstock collects everything from sharks to cop cars for his illustrated lists. Through Nov 25. 110 Third Ave S, 621-1055.

Gary Word Fine Arts
Gary Word with a new body of work of oil painted fused glass and canvas. Through Nov 15. 810 Pike st.

Glasshouse Studio
New works by Long Clark and Anette Ringe. Through Nov 30. 311 Occidental Ave South, 682-9939.

The Great Nabob
Seattle painter Erik Andrew will be showing a line of his wine-related works. Through Dec 31. 819 Fifth Ave N, 281-9850.

recommendedGreg Kucera Gallery
Bovine: The constructed, plastered, and Guston-inflected painting and sculpture of a man who has recently bought his first, old, home: Whiting Tennis. Plus, recent punk-intellectual print editions from Raymond Pettibon and Mark Bennett's TV-addict blueprints, including a detailed architectural map of the Jetson abode. Through Nov 11. 212 Third Ave 2, 624-0770.

Grover/Thurston Gallery
Windows and Curtains: works by Lance Letscher. Through Dec 2. 309 Occidental Ave S, 223-0816.

recommendedHoward House
Murmurs: Tens of thousands of starlings descended on southern Rome in the winter months, and are the subject of a collaborative photography, video and sound work by Richard Barnes, Alex Schweder and Charles Mason. Through Nov 25. 604 Second Ave, 256-6399.

recommendedIcebox Contemporary Art
Emissions and Remissions: Taylor draws and weaves delicate, transient drawings made from thread. The string imagery includes vapors, water, gases, floods, humans, plants, and animals struggling to adapt to climate change. The drawings will scatter throughout the miniature "John Erikson Museum of Art," but will also wander beyond the museum space, on to the walls of Icebox Gallery, and dissipate into the streets of Tacoma. Through Nov 11. 81 Things on a Stick: An installation by Eugene Parnell. Through Nov 12. 301A Puyallup Ave, 856-7114.

recommendedIcon Coffee
How do trees grow? Anna McKee's Recent Etchings studies for answers. Through Nov 30. 4301 Fremont Ave N, 632-3535.

recommendedJames Harris Gallery
Jam: New Drawings is a quartet of totally alluring and dislocated images by Geoffrey Chadsey made of composites of other images, like a portrait of three young guys dancing on a hotel bed in their clothes, while an old, fat naked man lies on the bed beneath them uncomprehended. Through Nov 11. 309A Third Ave S, 903-6220.

Joe Bar
Shapes and Navigations: Rickie Wolfe works found objects into her paintings and then removes them to reveal their permanent mark. Through Nov 30. 810 E Roy St, 324-0407.

Kaewyn Gallery
Waterworks 2006 Members' Show: a showcase of the best of the Northwest Watercolor Society's membership. Through Nov 21. 10101 Main Street.

recommendedKirkland Arts Center
Curated by Tracey Fugami, Wired Forest explores the intersection of nature, electronics, and technology, including work by Justin Beckman, Vaughn Bell, Cat Clifford, Shannon Eakins, Susie Lee, Susan Robb, and Mary Simpson. Through Nov 15. 620 Market St, 425-822-7161.

The Kirsten Gallery
Watercolor 2006 + 4 Surprises: new paintings by Ann Rutter. Through Nov 16. 5320 Roosevelt Way NE, 522-2011.

recommendedLawrimore Project
In Kerry Skarbakka's photographs, someone is always falling. Fluid is his series of underwater images, "intended ... as warnings about global warming but they came too late. Now they are portraits of a man drowning in disaster." (Graves) And Seattle artist Susie J. Lee presents Fermata, a video installation that evokes the tension between hanging on to one another and letting go. Through Nov 11. 831 Airport Way S, 501-1231.

recommendedLee Center for the Arts
Screen Shots: Connecting mass media, new media, and art through a range of technologies—computer-generated algorithms, digital video/audio, and projection—by Justin Beckman, James Coupe, and Tivon Rice. Through Dec 2. 901 12th Ave, 296-5360.

Linda Hodges Gallery
Nature Alive: the intricate and brilliantly colored paintings of Alfredo Arreguin. Through Dec 2. 316 First Ave S, 624-3034.

Lisa Harris Gallery
Two Coasts: photographs of East and West Coast locations taken with a hand-constructed pinhole camera fitted with a 35mm lens. Through Dec 2. Recent Allegorical Paintings: imaginary sea and landscape paintings by Thomas Wood. Through Dec 2. 1922 Pike Pl, 443-3315.

M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery
Inside Out: Central Apparel's Design Program: the evolution of athletic apparel from prototype to finished product. Through Nov 16. Seattle Central Community College, 1701 Broadway, #2BE2116, 344-4379.

MAPI
Elemental: artists use video, sculpture, photography and mixed media to explore connections with the natural world. Through Nov 17. 964 Denny Way at Terry Avenue.

McCaw Hall
Miniature mixed-media constructions by Rick Araluce. Through Nov 14. 321 Mercer St, 684-7200.

Nancy
Watercolor snapshots of otherworldly situations by Bryan Mandronico, and Entomophibia, insect drawings by Julia Gfroerer. Through Dec 6. 1930 Second Ave, 441-7131.

National Parks Conservation Association
Ice Age Floods: the story of the Ice Age floods through the work of local artists. Through Dec 31. 313A First Ave S, 903-1444.

Patricia Cameron Gallery
Stealing the Soul: paintings and works on paper by Milan Heger. Through Dec 1. 234 Dexter Ave N, 343-9647.

recommendedPlatform Gallery
"William Powhida's solo show at Platform successfully shit-talked its way to being one of this year's memorable shows, in no small part because the works didn't beat around the bush: We read in blatant, boldfaced words who and what irks him. In Platform's excellent show, Word: Language in Contemporary Art, Powhida is back, along with six others, exploring the place and function of text in visual communication." (Craig Brownson) Through Nov 18. 114 Third Ave S, 323-2808.

recommendedPunch Gallery
Billy in the Lowground: a new film and sound installation by Mary Simpson, Fionn Meade, and Rob Mills, exploring the rough corners of early American balladry. Through Dec 3. 119 Prefontaine Pl S.

recommendedReStore
The fifth annual Recycled Art & Fashion Show includes an exhibition at ReStore and Art Books Press. Through Nov 14. 1440 NW 52nd St, 297-9119.

Retail Therapy
The Cosmic Olympus by James Bupbup Short. Through Dec 7. 905 E Pike.

SAM Gallery Art Sales and Rental
In Focus: James Harris Gallery: artists including Claire Cowie, Steve Davis, Patrick Holderfield, Jeffry Mitchell, Mark Mumford, Mary Ann Peters, Keith Tilford, Claude Zervas and others. Through Dec 2. 1220 Third Ave, 343-1101.

Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery
Prints from the city of Seattle's portable works collection. Features work by regional and national artists and encompasses a wide variety of printmaking techniques, including serigraphs, woodcuts and mezzotints as well as new methods using computer technology. Through Dec 29. 700 Fifth Ave, 3rd Floor.

Soil Art Gallery
Opolis pairs the photographs of Salvatore Panatteri with a video installation by Thom Heileson, both exploring cities. Through Nov 26. 112 Third Ave S, 264-8601.

Some Space Gallery
A collection of small works from a variety of local emerging artists including Chris Crites, Shannon Welles, Todd Karam, Travis Stanley, Thomas Wurst, Nate Stottrup, and Laurie Ransom. Through Dec 29. 625 1st Ave, 718-3104.

Stonington Gallery
Myth's Immortal Characters: juniper and bronze works by Hib Sabin. Through Nov 30. 119 S Jackson St, 405-4040.

recommendedSuyama Space
All Things Long To Persist In Their Being: an installation by Ben Butler. Through Dec 8. 2324 Second Ave, 256-0809.

recommendedThe Union Street Electric Gallery
White Vanishing: Light and Shadow: a 14-by-100-foot vinyl mesh mural representing an original porcelain sculpture by Yuki Nakamura. Through Apr 30, 2007. Union Street and Western Avenue.

recommendedVain
The Way We Get By: photographs of local musicians on and offstage by Breanne Koselke. Rockstar Heroes: stencils of music icons on canvas by Michael Lane (see review). Through Nov 30. 2018 First Ave, 441-3441.

recommendedVill-Ville
Implied Violence presents The Air Is Peopled With Cruel and Fearsome Birds. Through Nov 18. 1534 First Ave S.

Violette Boutique
Impressions of Romantic Expressions: Part-romanticism, part-expressionism, part-impressionism, by Adam Peart. Through Nov 30. 602 2nd Ave.

Viveza Gallery
Terraform: Francesca Berrini tears apart vintage maps and collages the scraps to create new, fabricated worlds. Through Dec 24. 2604 Western Ave, 956-3584.

Wall Of Sound
An Eye for Ears: a group show of LP and CD design work by local artists. Through Nov 30. 315 E Pine St.

Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers
An Exhibition of Wood Engravings, Prints & Limited Edition Books by Shinsuke Minegishi. Through Dec 30. 208 First Ave S, 682-3545.

recommendedWestern Bridge
Into Black: A slight show on the dark with bright stars, including a sparkling riddle by Hadley + Maxwell, an anti-sunset by Euan McDonald, a neon impression of the cave at Lascaux by Spencer Finch, and Claude Zervas's white-neon tomb of Napoleon. Through Dec 16. 3412 Fourth Ave S, 838-7444.

William Traver Gallery
Risonanze Tribali: Using ancient Muranese glass working techniques, Salvadore reinterprets tradition African symbols. Lavoro Vetro: Unusually thin murrine pieces by Mel Munsen. Through Nov 12. Meditations: Mary Fox's new glass sculptures muse on the human condition and worry about domestic and global issues. Through Dec 3. Transparent Boundaries: sculpture by the Swedish glass star Bertil Vallien. Through Dec 3. Into the Woods: Katja Fritzsche's stylized deer and gazelles draw inspiration from taxidermy and architecture. Through Dec 3. 110 Union St. #200, 587-6501.

Windows Art Gallery
References: a collaboration by Misty and Alisha Martin on the diversity of architectural elements. Through Nov 30. 4131 Woodland Park Ave N, 632-7332.

Wright Exhibition Space
Poetry as visual art, organized by Wave Books. Through Nov 15. 407 Dexter Ave N, 264-8200.

Zeitgeist
New works by Scott J. Morgan. Through Dec 6. 171 S Jackson St, 583-0497.

Events

1426 Studios Annual Open House
Work by emerging, mid-career and established local painters, photographers, and mixed-media artists. 1426 Studios, 1426 S. Jackson Street. Sat, Nov 11, 2-7 pm.

2Tue: Capitol Hill Art Walk
With a scavenger hunt and discounts at shops and galleries along the Pike/Pine corridor. Pike/Pine corridor, Pike and Pine. Tues, Nov 14, 6-9 pm.

The A/V Room
An audiovisual event with short films and live audio and video performances by emerging artists. The film line-up has entries from Vancouver, Seattle, Turkey, and Capetown, South Africa. The evening's live performance includes Japanese bamboo flute, spoken word, and experimental electronic music, all with visual accompaniment. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW, 686-3729. Thurs, Nov 9, 7-10 pm.

Magnetic II
Art and all-night dancing. Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave N, 443-2001. www.infiniteconnections.org. Sat, Nov 11.

recommended Slide Crawl No. 3: The Urban Landscape
Gretchen Bennet, Flatchestedmama, and Kristen Ramirez talk about their public interventions and gallery installations responding to the urban landscape. Crawl Space Gallery, 504 E Denny Way, #1, 322-5752. Thurs, Nov 9, 7:30 pm.

recommended The Loudest Muttering is Over
Walid Raad opens his exhibition at the Henry with a multimedia lecture/performance using events from the Lebanese wars as a lens through which to examine how we represent, remember, and make sense of war. Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE at NE 41st St, 543-2280. $10. Thurs, Nov 9.

 

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