May Day, May Day!
Ooo La La
What: Performance artist Lucia Neare transforms the Harbor Steps into a free interactive 1920s luxury cruise ship dance party with a cast of 200 local actors, dancers, and musicians.
Why: It’s all that jazz.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Harbor Steps, University St., b/t First & Western Aves.
Puppetry of the Penis
What: Australian duo contort their private parts into more than 40 guises, including The Pelican, The Windsurfer, and The Hamburger.
Why: Talk about getting it up.
When: Thru Sun. Thurs., 8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: ACT, 700 Union St. (206-292-7676).
Thaw Fashion Show
What: Runway show and shopping event highlight up-and-coming designers like Souchi, William Rast, and Alula.
Why: Proceeds benefit Huntington’s Disease Society of America.
When: Thurs. Cocktails & shopping, 6:30 p.m.; runway show, 8:15 p.m.
Where: 4616 Ohio Ave. S. (206-464-9598). Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.
This American Life Live!
What: Ira Glass broadcasts his quirky, poignant show live on big screens across the country.
Why: Will video kill the radio star?
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: AMC Pacific Place 11, 600 Pine St. (206-652-2404).
Nest Spring Sample Sale
What: Adorable kids’ clothing line offers past seasons’ merch marked down 35-75 percent.
Why: Feather yours.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 3643 Albion Pl. N., b/t N. 36th & N. 38th Sts. (206-525-5272). Cash only.