The outside world

A look at what's going on in Seattle and Anchorage

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2009

In August, many Juneauites flee the early onset of a long damp fall by taking to the skies. As any real trip in or out of town involves a stop in Anchorage or Seattle, we've compiled a list of upcoming events and exhibits in those cities for travelers with the flexibility and time to enjoy them on their way to their destination. Have a look.

In and around Seattle

Concerts

July 26, Indigo Girls, Woodland Park Zoo

July 30, Jewel, Woodland Park Zoo

July 31, Gretchen Wilson, Emerald Queen Casino

July 31, Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 1, Kenny Chesney, Qwest Field, 2 p.m.; $20-$195.

Aug. 1-2, KWJZ Music Festival, Chateau Ste, Michelle Winery, 2 p.m.; $45.50-$200.

Aug. 5, Peter Frampton, Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom, 8 p.m.; $55-95.

Aug. 6, The Fray, Jack's Mannequin, Paramount Theatre

Aug. 7, Rod Stewart, White River Amphitheatre

Aug. 7, Los Lonely Boys, Emerald Queen Casino, 10:30 p.m. (ticket info TBA).

Aug. 7-8, Phish, the Gorge

Aug. 10, Depeche Mode, KeyArena

Aug. 13, Joan Baez, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 15, Los Tigres Del Norte, Tacoma Dome

Aug. 15, Vans Warped Tour, the Gorge

Aug. 16, Nanci Griffith, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 17, Aerosmith, ZZ Top, White River Amphitheatre

Aug. 19, Susan Tedeschi, J.J. Grey & Mofro, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 20, The Dead Weather, Paramount Theatre

Aug. 21, Jackson Browne, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 22, Clint Black, Emerald Queen Casino

Aug. 23, Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 26, Ricardo Arjona, WaMu Theater

Aug. 26, Amos Lee, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 28, John Legend, India.Arie, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 29, Nickelback, Hinder, Papa Roach, Saving Abel, the Gorge

Aug. 29-30, Diana Krall, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 30, AC/DC, Tacoma Dome

Sept. 4, Chris Isaak, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 4-6, Dave Matthews Band, the Gorge

Sept. 5, Gipsy Kings, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 6, BonTaj Roulette - Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 10, Keane, Moore Theatre

Sept. 12, Pink Martini, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 12, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Tacoma Dome

Sept. 15, Pink, the Ting Tings, WaMu Theater

Sept. 15, Porcupine Tree, Moore Theatre

Exhibits

Seattle Arts Museum: Target Practice: Painting Under Attack 1949-78, through Sept. 7; Young Americans (video installation), through Aug. 30; Titus Kaphar: History in the Making (paintings), through Sept. 7; SAM Next: Corin Hewitt (mixed media), through Oct 16; Andrew Wyeth: Remembrance, through Oct. 18; A Bead Quiz, through Feb. 2010; Everything Under the Sun: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham, through Feb. 2010. (www.seattleartmuseum.org)

Seattle Asian Art Museum: A Black-and-White World: The Art and Lessons of Chinese Rubbings; Transforming Traditions: Japanese and Korean Art Since 1800; Live Long and Prosper: Auspicious Motifs in East Asian Art; all through Feb. 2010.

Frye Art Museum: The Puppet Show (puppets in contemporary art), through Sept. 13; Bringing Munich Home: Selections from the Frye Founding Collection, through Jan. 2010; Over Julia's Dead Body: Gabriel von Max's Mystics and Martyrs, through Sept. 13; Soft Glowing Light: Viewing Art in the Home of Charles and Emma Frye, through Nov. 15. (fryemuseum.org)

Museum of History & Industry: Current exhibits include The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest; Essential Seattle; BOOMTOWN: Seattle Before the Great Fire; SALMON STAKES: People, Nature and Technology. (www.seattlehistory.org)

Wing Luke Asian Museum: Parallel Lines: 8 Contemporary Asian American Artists, through Nov. 29. (www.wingluke.org)

Festivals and fairs

July 24-25, Capitol Hill Block Party (capitolhillblockparty.com

July 25-26, Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair (www.bellevuearts.org/fair)

July 25, KUBE 93 Summer Jam (www.kube93.com)

Aug. 8, KEXP BBQ (www.kexp.org/events/kexpbbq.asp)

Aug. 16, BrasilFest (www.brasilfest.com)

Aug. 29-30, Evergreen State Fair (www.evergreenfair.org)

Sept. 5-7, Bumbershoot (www.bumbershoot.org)

Sept 11-13, Port townsend wooden boat festival (woodenboat.org/festival)

Sept 12-13, Puyallup Fair (www.thefair.com)

Sept 19-20 Oktoberfest www.fremontoktoberfest.com

Concerts

July 26, Indigo Girls, Woodland Park Zoo

July 30, Jewel, Woodland Park Zoo

July 31, Gretchen Wilson, Emerald Queen Casino

July 31, Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 1, Kenny Chesney, Qwest Field, 2 p.m.; $20-$195.

Aug. 1-2, KWJZ Music Festival, Chateau Ste, Michelle Winery, 2 p.m.; $45.50-$200.

Aug. 5, Peter Frampton, Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom, 8 p.m.; $55-95.

Aug. 6, The Fray, Jack's Mannequin, Paramount Theatre

Aug. 7, Rod Stewart, White River Amphitheatre

Aug. 7, Los Lonely Boys, Emerald Queen Casino, 10:30 p.m. (ticket info TBA).

Aug. 7-8, Phish, the Gorge

Aug. 10, Depeche Mode, KeyArena

Aug. 13, Joan Baez, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 15, Los Tigres Del Norte, Tacoma Dome

Aug. 15, Vans Warped Tour, the Gorge

Aug. 16, Nanci Griffith, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 17, Aerosmith, ZZ Top, White River Amphitheatre

Aug. 19, Susan Tedeschi, J.J. Grey & Mofro, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 20, The Dead Weather, Paramount Theatre

Aug. 21, Jackson Browne, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 22, Clint Black, Emerald Queen Casino

Aug. 23, Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 26, Ricardo Arjona, WaMu Theater

Aug. 26, Amos Lee, Woodland Park Zoo

Aug. 28, John Legend, India.Arie, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 29, Nickelback, Hinder, Papa Roach, Saving Abel, the Gorge

Aug. 29-30, Diana Krall, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Aug. 30, AC/DC, Tacoma Dome

Sept. 4, Chris Isaak, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 4-6, Dave Matthews Band, the Gorge

Sept. 5, Gipsy Kings, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 6, BonTaj Roulette - Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 10, Keane, Moore Theatre

Sept. 12, Pink Martini, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Sept. 12, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Tacoma Dome

Sept. 15, Pink, the Ting Tings, WaMu Theater

Sept. 15, Porcupine Tree, Moore Theatre

Exhibits

Seattle Arts Museum: Target Practice: Painting Under Attack 1949-78, through Sept. 7; Young Americans (video installation), through Aug. 30; Titus Kaphar: History in the Making (paintings), through Sept. 7; SAM Next: Corin Hewitt (mixed media), through Oct 16; Andrew Wyeth: Remembrance, through Oct. 18; A Bead Quiz, through Feb. 2010; Everything Under the Sun: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham, through Feb. 2010. (www.seattleartmuseum.org)

Seattle Asian Art Museum: A Black-and-White World: The Art and Lessons of Chinese Rubbings; Transforming Traditions: Japanese and Korean Art Since 1800; Live Long and Prosper: Auspicious Motifs in East Asian Art; all through Feb. 2010.

Frye Art Museum: The Puppet Show (puppets in contemporary art), through Sept. 13; Bringing Munich Home: Selections from the Frye Founding Collection, through Jan. 2010; Over Julia's Dead Body: Gabriel von Max's Mystics and Martyrs, through Sept. 13; Soft Glowing Light: Viewing Art in the Home of Charles and Emma Frye, through Nov. 15. (fryemuseum.org)

Museum of History & Industry: Current exhibits include The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest; Essential Seattle; BOOMTOWN: Seattle Before the Great Fire; SALMON STAKES: People, Nature and Technology. (www.seattlehistory.org)

Wing Luke Asian Museum: Parallel Lines: 8 Contemporary Asian American Artists, through Nov. 29. (www.wingluke.org)

PORTLAND

Concerts

July 28 Crue Fest Amphiteater at Clark County, Ridgefield

July 30, Crystal Gayle, Juice Newton, The Oregon Garden, Silverton

July 31, Sugarland, McMenamins Edgefield,Troutdale

Aug. 4, The Fray, Jack's Mannequin, McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale

Aug. 6, Swinging With Benny Goodman, The Oregon Garden, Silverton

Aug. 11, Sawyer Brown, The Oregon Garden, Silverton

Aug. 28, Nickelback, Amphitheater at Clark County, Ridgefield, Wash.

Featured Exhibits

Museum of Contemporary Craft: "call + response" featuring work of faculty members from Oregon colleges and universities (www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org/)

Portland Art Museum: Sensitive Vision: The Prints of Beth Van Hoesen, through Aug. 16; Sanford Biggers (mixed media), through Agu. 30; Virtual Worlds: M.C. Escher and Paradox, through Spet. 13; APEX: Joseph Park (paintings), through Nov. 15; Marking Portland: The Art of Tattoo, through Sept. 7 (portlandartmuseum.org)

Festivals and fairs

July 17-19, Salem Art Fair and Festival, Salem (www.salemart.org)

Aug. 14-15, Northwest Professional Dance Project, Portland Center for the Performing Arts

Aug. 16, Warped Tour 2009, Washington County Fair Complex, Hillsboro (www.warpedtour.com)

Aug. 28-30, 25th Annual Mount Hood Huckleberry Festival & Barlow Trail Days, Welches

ANCHORAGE

Featured Exhibits

Anchorage Museum: Gold, through Aug. 2; Winter in the Great Land, through Sept. 27; Creating Alaska: Origins of the 49th State, through Jan. 2010; Life in Alaska Leading to Statehood, through Jan.. 2010; An Expanded View: Design for the Museum's Future, through Aug.. 23; Castner's Cutthroats: Forgotten Warrior, through Jan. 2010. (www.anchoragemuseum.org)

Alaska Museum of Natural History: Current exhibits include "Thera The Ice Age Cat. (www.alaskamuseum.org)

Alaska Native Heritage Center: Alaska Natives and the Land: The Legacy of Statehood; Pribilof Islands Historial Photographs exhibit (www.alaskanative.net)

Festivals and theater

July 24, ATY Festival of Plays, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

Sept. 3-Oct. 11 "The Lion King," Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.

Aug. 21- 29, Cyrano's Presents: True Tales of the Frozen North, Cyrano's Off Center Playhouse.

Aug.1 Galway Days Irish Festival on G street

concerts

July 24, Tantric, Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center

Aug. 20 Jewel, Atwood Concert Hall

Sept. 19 Method Man and Redman

Sept. 26 Dar Williams, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts



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