Get Out, Seattle! Arts and Cultural Events, Week of May 16

Posted on May 16, 2016, 6:34 pm
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This Thursday ushers in the premiere of the 42nd Annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), which makes for a jam-packed weekend of cinema filled events, including Thursday night’s Opening Gala (and the premiere of Woody Allen’s latest film, Café Society), a Saturday Night Film & Party, an Afternoon with Molly Shannon and a midnight presentation of Ed Wood Jr.’s Glen or Glenda! If you’re thinking, “No thank you, I’m a reader,” Hugo House has you covered on Friday night with their Literary Series: The Writing’s on the Wall. On Tuesday, head to Sorrento Hotel for Suléy en Vogue Night, then catch Beyoncé and The World Formation Tour on Wednesday. Get your tickets and Get Out, Seattle!

Tuesday, May 17

Suléy en Vogue Night

Tuesday, May 17, 7-10pm. Tickets are complimentary with an RSVP on the Facebook event page.

Suléy en Vogue Night at the Sorrento Hotel, May 17


Wednesday, May 18

Beyoncé – The Formation World Tour

Wednesday, May 18, 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $75.

Beyoncé – The Formation World Tour, May 18

Thursday, May 19

SIFF 2016 Opening Night Gala: Café Society

Thursday, May 19, 7pm. Tickets for the event can be purchased at SIFF. $100 gets you a premium pass (for early admission and other perks), $50 for general admission.

SIFF 2016 Opening Night Gala: Café Society, May 19

Friday, May 20

Re:definition 2nd Gallery Launch Party

Friday, May 20 from 7pm to 10pm.  RSVP online. Bar with ID.

Re:definition 2nd Gallery Launch Party, Friday, May 20 at Paramount Theatre

Hugo Literary Series: The Writing’s on the Wall

Friday, May 20, 7:30-9:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online for $25, ($10 students, $20 for Hugo House members).

Hugo Literary Series: The Writing’s on the Wall, Friday, May 20

Saturday, May 21

The Mads Are Back: Glen or Glenda

Saturday, May 21 at midnight. Tickets for the event can be purchased online for $13.

The Mads Are Back: Glen or Glenda, May 21

Indignation: Saturday Night Film & Party

Saturday, May 21 at 6pm and Sunday, May 22 at 3pm. Tickets can be purchased online at Tickets for film & party are $25; $13 for the film only.

Indignation: Saturday Night Film & Party, May 21


Sunday, May 22

SIFF Presents: An Afternoon with Molly Shannon

Sunday, May 22 at 4:30pm. Tickets are available at the SIFF box office and are $35 general admission.

SIFF Presents: An Afternoon with Molly Shannon, May 22