Shadows, Raincoats & Monsters
What: Led by PNB principal Olivier Wevers, dance troupe Whim W’Him stages three new works.
Why: Must-see debut pieces involving addiction, loss, and an abstract look at reality.
When: Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St. Tickets ($15-$30) at 800-838-3006 or online at brownpapertickets.com.
Against Gravity (or the Oddity of the Flooded Land)
What: The first exhibit by Spanish-born, Seattle-based installation artist Carolina Silva.
Why: A precariously posed desk and chair create sloping surfaces for a steady stream of sand that falls from the ceiling.
When: Thru Jan. 29. Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Lawrimore Project, 117 S. Main St., ste. 101 (206-501-1231). Admission is free.
What: In accordance with the newest pastry trend, the shop serves traditional, sweet minis and savory options including turkey, salmon, goat cheese, and chives.
Why: Nothing’s over $5, and there’s pi hour (2-3 p.m.), during which select items are $3.14.
When: Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 3515 Fremont Ave. N., ste. b (206-436-8590).
Ox Tissue Bags
What: Sturdy, locally made purses crafted by photographer-turned-designer Olugbenro.
Why: Fine details like antique rivets and suede interiors set them apart from the pack.
When: You’re sick of the usual haul.
Where: Online at oxtissue.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Whim W’him