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Wearable Art and the Body: Workshop
What: Hot local designer Michael Cepress leads an immersion class ($180) in observing the human form, drawing inspiration from a figure model, and understanding the history of body adornment.
Why: Combining ideas of fashion, art, theatrical costumes, traditional ethnic clothing, and body decoration, the two-day session promises to inspire designs of your own.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: University of Washington, Art Building, 15th Ave. NE, at NE 41st St., rm. 301. Register and pay (by Fri., 10 p.m.) at 206-334-7602.
What: Chef Shane Robinson helms the Jewish deli on Mercer Island, serving Reubens, matzo ball soup, challah, pastrami, pickles, and condiments.
Why: The house-made bagels (crispy crust, chewy interior).
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: 3016 78th Ave. SE (206-236-4564).
Think Twice: New Latin American Jewelry
What: The culture holds a strong history of jewelry making and meaning, from traditional spiritual totems to flashy ornaments worn by members of Mexican drug gangs.
Why: Bellevue is the only northwest stop for the exhibit (fresh from NYC’s Museum of Arts and Design) showcasing 130 strange and captivating pieces by more than 90 artists from 25 countries.
When: Thru Oct. 16. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE (425-519-0770). Admission is $7-$10.
Night of the Living Nanos
What: As part of Seattle Beer Week, Fiddler’s Inn (in Wedgewood) hosts a tasting of local breweries Epic Ales, Foggy Noggin, and Emerald City Brewing.
Why: The small-batch, hard-to-find brews are tasty, unusual, and brag worthy. Take your favorite beer geek.
When: Fri., 7-11 p.m.
Where: 9219 35th Ave. NE (206-525-0752).
Sasquatch Music Festival
What: No plans on the horizon? Head to the Gorge Amphitheatre for your fix of indie rock (Modest Mouse, Beach House, Gayngs, Sleigh Bells, and more), plus campgrounds and koozies.
Why: Go prepared with DailyCandy’s fest guide and mixtape.
When: Fri.-May 30.
Where: 754 Silica Rd. NW, George. Last-minute tickets online at craigslist.org.
Photo: Michelle Moore