A&E Calendar

Mamma Mia!

Coming to Seattle Feb. 2-25

The 5th Avenue Theater
The hit comedy-drama musical “Mamma Mia,” based on songs by the band ABBA, has come to 5th avenue. “Dancing Queens” as young as 17 (or younger) can spend their “Money, Money, Money” with their honey, honey, honey and sing along to ABBA songs while also watching the story of Mia and her search for her true father unfold. Ticket prices vary by day and are available. Ticket prices vary by day and are available at www.5thavenue.org.

Katy Perry Performing in Tacoma

7:30 p.m., Feb. 3

Tacoma Dome
Pop star Katy Perry’s “Wit­ness” tour is arriving at a dome near you. Ticketmaster and Goldstar offer discounted tickets for anyone who wants to see Perry on Saturday evening. Bring a girl to kiss her or launch some fireworks before the real show begins.*

*The Ebbtide does not con­done the use of illegal fire­works.

SCC Student Showcase and Seattle Jazz Guitar Society Concert

5:00 p.m-7:30 p.m., Feb. 4

Caffe Musica
Ya like Jazz? Caffe Musica will be hosting the snazzy SCC Student Showcase and Seattle Jazz Guitar Society Concert this Sunday for free. There will be an aperitivo menu available for $15 and SCC students with their ID will get a $2 discount.

New SCC Art Gallery Recep­tion

5:00 p.m-7:00 p.m., Feb. 8

Building 1000 (on campus)
SCC’s newest art gallery will be open to the public Feb. 5 – March 23, and will feature hand-woven jewelry made with wire. Visiting artist Leah Gerrard will be available to answer any questions at the reception and will be holding a free workshop for students to learn her trade.

2018 Northwest Flower and Garden Festival

9:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m., Feb. 7-10;
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Feb. 11

Washington Convention Center
It’s February and it’s a fantastic time for finding floral inspiration for your Valentine this year. Escape the frigid cold of downtown and instead discover picturesque gardens seen in magazines. The 2018 Northwest Flower and Garden Festival ticket prices are avail­able at www.gardenshow.com.

Chinese New Year

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Feb. 11

Seattle International District
Who let the dogs out? The International District celebrates the 2018 Chinese Lunar New Year and the upcoming Year of the Dog by showcasing the rich diverse Asian community. There’s no admission fee, a $3 food walk offered by Delta, and a children’s costume contest. Anyone interested in volunteering for the event can contact Monica Ly at [email protected]

Poly Gras: An Evening with Polyrhythmics

8:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m., Feb. 13

Nectar Lounge
Minors stay home, it’s time for the adults to have fun. The 21-and-up Mardi Gras event will be featuring Funk and Afrobeat bands such as Ten Man Brass Band. PolyGras’ two set performance will also feature a special documentary about the history and evolution of the Deep Funk Revival. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show will begin at 9 p.m. Ticket prices range from $16 to $20.