Paw-on Science Husky Weekend: Activity stations with University of Washington scientists and interactive activities for all ages, workshops, science demonstrations and a special appearance by the Husky Marching Band, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $9-$16 (206-443-2001 or www.pacificsciencecenter.org/Research-Weekends/paws-on-science).
AT THE MOVIES
“The Place Beyond the Pines”: Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star in this new drama from director Derek Cianfrance (“Blue Valentine”). It opens Friday at the Harvard Exit and Lincoln Square Cinemas.
- Win over USC puts UW’s coaching upgrade (Chris Petersen over Steve Sarkisian) on full display
- Lloyd McClendon will not return as Mariners' manager
- Expect traffic delays when Obama visits Seattle Friday afternoon
- Huskies upset USC 17-12 and beat Steve Sarkisian, their former coach
- Obama visits Seattle for fundraisers; traffic not as bad as expected
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“The Sapphires”: Chris O’Dowd stars in this new film inspired by a true star-is-born story set in Australia in the ’60s. It opens Friday at the Seven Gables.
“Evil Dead”: Director Fede Alvarez takes on the 1981 horror film with a new version of the tale of five friends at a remote cabin. It has late-night previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Jurassic Park 3D”: This rerelease of Steven Spielberg’s 1993 movie brings back the dinosaurs. It also has late-night previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Reality”: Matteo Garrone’s satire about a man dreaming of becoming a television celebrity on the Italian version of “Big Brother.” It opens Friday at the Meridian 16.
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel’s documentary was shot on a trawler in the North Atlantic. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
Rodney Ascher’s documentary examines Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 horror film “The Shining” from the perspectives of five obsessive interpreters. It opens Friday at the SIFF Cinema at the Uptown.
“A Fierce Green Fire”: This documentary traces the environmental movement and selected milestones. It opens Friday at the Varsity.
“Wrong”: A new film from director Quentin Dupieux about the episodic misadventures of a neurotic man (Jack Plotnick). It opens Friday at the Grand Illusion.