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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' April 15-17

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — new and fun things to do, see and try. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, April 15

'Swan Lake.' Opening night of Kent Stowell's "Swan Lake" at the Pacific Northwest Ballet.

  • Runs from April 15 through 24
  • $30 to $190; purchase online (other options available)
  • McCaw Hall

48th Seattle International Film Festival. It's back! SIFF returns to Seattle (virtually and in person) with the best of film.

  • Through April 24
  • Various locations in Seattle

Kanan Gill. This comedian is bringing his new comedy show, "Is This It?" to Seattle.

  • 7 p.m.
  • Tickets start at $32.50; purchase online
  • The Moore Theatre

Friday and Saturday, April 15-16

Seattle Scotch and Beer Fest. A two-day showcase of the best scotch, tequila, beer and more.

  • 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday
  • $20 to $55; purchase online
  • Fremont Studios