Tour the Rainbow Warrior Greenpeace Ship:
Tour and behind-the-scenes look at how the ship works and how it’s helping protect our environment; uneven surfaces and steep stairs; welcome ceremony with Mayor McGinn, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; public tours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Pier 66, Bell Street and Alaskan Way, Seattle; free (www.greenpeace.org/usa/rainbow-warrior-2013-ship-tour/).
McCaw Hall Anniversary Day of Celebration: Community Chorus, volunteer singers practice 2 p.m., perform 3:30 p.m.; entertainment including circus arts, Mexican folkloric dance, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Opera, Filipino Drill Team, ShowBrazil and more, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or www.mccawhall.com).
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“The Counselor”: Ridley Scott’s new thriller stars Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Cameron Diaz, and was written by Cormac McCarthy. It has late-night previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters.
“All Is Lost”: Robert Redford stars in this tale of an unnamed man on the open sea. It opens Friday at Lincoln Square and the Seven Gables.
“I Used to be Darker”: A Sundance Film Festival favorite about a Northern Irish runaway (Deragh Campbell) who turns up at the Baltimore home of her relatives. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Tiger Eyes”: This first major motion picture to be made from a Judy Blume novel is a coming-of-age story about a 17-year-old girl. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“Last Time I Saw Macao”: An experimental film that features narrative, images and reflections on the identity of Macao (or Macau) — a former Portuguese colony in China. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”: Johnny Knoxville stars as an 86-year-old on a journey across America with an 8-year-old grandson in this comedy. It also has late-night previews Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Zaytoun”: An Israeli road movie that pairs a 12-year-old Palestinian refugee and a downed Israeli fighter pilot. It opens Friday at the Varsity.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.