Its that time again … TGIF! No, not our giveaway, but thank goodness it’s Friday because now it means it’s time for the weekend. Here, some things to do this weekend.
What: Tibet in Song is a film that celebrates traditional Tibetan folk music while providing an eye-opening journey into the past 50 years of cultural repression inside Chinese-controlled Tibet. Director and former Tibetan political prisoner Ngawang Choephel weaves a story of beauty, pain, brutality and resilience, juxtaposing rarely seen performances with startling footage of the early days of the Chinese invasion.
When: Now playing
Where: Varsity Theatre, 4329 University Way NE, Seattle, WA, (206) 781-5755, landmarktheatres.com
Tulle Sample Sale
What: Who doesn’t want to save money? All of Tulle’s popular coats, separates and accessories are going to be just under $20! All sales are final.
When: December 11, 2010 @10am-3pm
Where: 350 W. Apra St., Compton, CA 90220
What: Some of the Magic Castle’s best talent comes together for a three-night run at the Theatre West. Witness card tricks, mind games, levitation, and a little of comedy. Tickets are $15-20 call (323) 851-7977 or visit theatrewest.com
When: December 10-12; Friday & Saturday @ 8pm, Sunday @ 2pm
Where: 3333 Cahuenga Blvd., West Hollywood, CA (323)851-4839
What: The chef of Montlake’s 20-year-old Italian restaurant, Cafe Lago, breaks down some of his favorite entrees through the end of Jan 31. Who would refuse free cooking lessons?? Just remember to RSVP.
When: Mondays, now through January 31, 2011.
Where: 2305 24th Ave E., Seattle, WA
How: R.S.V.P. to 206-329-8005
What: In his career as a photographer, Felice Beato covered areas of the Middle East to Southeast Asia. His works include topographical images and architectural views, and portraits. Beato was able to document and photograph the Crimean War in 1856, the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny in 1858, the Second Opium War in China, and the American forces in Korea in 1871.
When: December 7, 2010-April 24, 2011
Where: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
What: Somerville’s confectioners will unveil their new retail outlet with special chocolate based gift ideas, along with raffle items. There will be a preview and sample of forthcoming flavors.
When: December 11 & 12 @ 11am-5pm
Where: 561 Windsor St., Boston, MA (617) 284-2232