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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin'

Welcome to the Weekend Report - where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend, the things you definitely don't want to miss. Why should we have all the fun at these events? Most of the things we are previewing here, we will be at - so if you see us say hi! We're guaranteed to miss some, so definitely email us if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, April 5th

Maker Summit Film Festival & Art Walk The UW Maker Summit is returning yet again and, this Friday, students will be able to showcase their short films, music videos, and artwork. Admission is free, all you have to do is reserve your spot for general admission!

Area 01 Community Center, Maple Hall
1101 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98105

McCarty Innovation & Learning Lab (MILL), McCarty Hall
2100 NE Whitman Court
Seattle, WA 98195
Date & Time: Fri., Apr. 5, 7:00pm

Cirrus Circus Annual Show The Cirrus Circus teen troupe is back with an unforgettable show of Tight Wire, Acrobatics, Duo Static Trapeze, Contortion, need I say more? This year they have an exciting show for us, one in which two friends end up in Medieval England, Golden Gate Park in the Summer of Love. This one is bound to have you sitting on the edge of your seat, so go ahead and get your tickets here.

Broadway Performance Hall
1625 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
Date & Time: Fri., Apr. 5th, 7:00pm

Twelve Angry Men This movie is a classic, and the Renton Civic Theater is bringing it back but this time to the stage! Watch as twelve angry men debate the innocence of one man, leading to a thrilling and suspenseful story of the men's personal lives becoming entangled in a case that my be bigger than it seems. 'Nuff said., so get your tickets here!

Renton Civic Theater
507 S 3rd St.
Renton, WA 98057
Date & Time: Fri., Apr. 5th, 8:00pm

Saturday, April 6th

86th Annual Daffodil Festival. It's baaaack! The 86th annual Daffodil Parade is happening this Saturday and will be hosted by our very own Gaard Swanson in Puyallup! The parade starts at 10:15 a.m. and runs through Puyallup, Sumner and then wrapping up in Orting. Have fun, folks!

Various Locations
10:15 a.m.

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival There is nothing more gorgeous than a field fully of colorful tulips. That's right, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is back. We're talking cute photos for the 'gram, and memories with the fam. Don't miss out on this one!

Various Locations

International Children's Friendship Festival We hear about the adults of the town all the time, but what about the children? Thanks to this festival, we get to see all of the cultures and festivities our children participate in through music folk dancing, and art. Stop by to celebrate international friendship and youth! Admission is free, because you can't put a price on friendship.

Seattle Center, Fisher Pavillion
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98109
Date & Time: Sat., Apr. 6th, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Shoreline Short Short Film Festival If there is one thing I do know, its that Seattle loves its film festivals. That's right, we've got another one for you guys. This year, at Shoreline Community College, films will be judged by Tony Doupe, SAG/AFTRA Actor, Vivian Hua, the Executive Director of the Northwest Film Forum, and Jenna Edwards, Award-winning producer and founder of Movie Mastery.

Shoreline Community College Theater
1600, 16101 Greenwood Ave. Ne.
Shoreline, WA 98133
Date & Time: Sat., Apr. 6th, 6:00pm - 8:20pm

Sunday, April 7th

Mamma Mia! "Dancing Queen", "Super Trouper, "SOS", "Take a Chance on Me". Do we have your heart pumping yet? Sing along to this iconic musical will be coming to the Seattle Musical Theatre with all of its nostalgic glory. Follow Sophie's story yet again, this time watching all of the magic happening on a Seattle stage.

Seattle Musical Theatre
7120 62nd Ave. NE
Seattle, WA, 98115
Date & Time: Saturday, Apr. 6th, Various Times
Price: $35 - $40

Marie, Dancing Still This musical is bringing something new to the table: music and ballet. Marie, Dancing Still is the story of the woman behind the iconic sculpture, Little Dance, by Edgar Degas. Set to start Tony Award nominees Terrence Mann, Louise Pitre, and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, this musical promise you a good show. Seats are still available, so buy your tickets here.

The 5th Ave. Theatre
1308 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
Date & Time: Sun., Apr. 7th,
Prices: $29 - $126

Seattle Restaurant Week Can you imagine a week of amazing food? No need, because it's happening starting this Sunday. Over 150 restaurants are participating in Seattle Restaurant Week. I'm talking Firenze Ristorante, El Gaucho, Dunbar Room, and more. Three-course dinners will be offered at $35, and two-course lunches are offered at $20.

Various Times and Locations