Art imitates life.
In Theater: Installation by Eric Eley
What: The former Seattle-based artist transforms the Suyama Space into a walk-through battlefield.
Why: Keep an eye out for historical camouflage, overhead nets, and ground-level barricades.
When: Thru Apr. 8. Opening reception, Fri., 5-7 p.m. Artist talk, Sat., noon. Gallery hours, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 2324 Second Ave. (206-256-0809). Admission is free.
What: Part samurai flick/part ghost story, the haunting 1968 film explores themes of love, death, and memory.
Why: A Japanese war hero sets out to confront a demon. What he discovers are two gorgeous women who appear as his lost wife and mother.
When: Fri.-Wed., 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 2:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: SIFF Cinema, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St. (206-324-9996). Tickets ($7-$10) online at siff.net.
Local 360 Opens
What: The Belltown eatery (complete with espresso bar and deli case) sources the majority of its ingredients from within 360 miles.
Why: Home-style entrees like chicken fried steak, biscuits and gravy, as well as pork belly and beans.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6 a.m.-11 p.m. (The bakery and butcher shop are scheduled to open next month.)
Where: 2234 First Ave. (206-441-9360).
What: The award-winning actor and playwright reads from his new book, Essays, which explores reality versus fantasy.
Why: Thoughts on the dreamworld of theater, as well as politics, morality, and the privilege of those in the developed world. (Inconceivable!)
When: Fri., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave. (206-652-5858). Tickets ($5) online at townhallseattle.org.
Photo: Courtesy of Suyama Space