The week of Feb. 22 brings shows, celebrations and arts.
Céline Sciamma’s French tale follows a teenage girl’s coming of age and embraces the power of sisterhood. Karidja Touré stars. It’s “beautifully observed, precisely directed and acted with wonderful conviction,” says reviewer Kenneth Turan, of the Los Angeles Times. Now playing at SIFF Cinema Uptown. For showtimes, see Page H9.
The eighth season of this vocal competition begins with a two-hour premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, on NBC.
‘Survivor’ and ‘The Amazing Race’
It’s new seasons for two popular reality shows. “Survivor” premieres at 8 p.m., and “The Amazing Race” premieres at 9:30 p.m., both Wednesday, Feb. 25, on CBS.
Sewing and Stitchery Expo
Seminars, style shows and about 400 vendors. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 25-27, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, Washington State Fair Event Center, Puyallup; $12-$14, fees and advance registration needed for some seminars (866-554-8559 or sewexpo.com).
Seattle Bike Show
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Interactive events and the latest gear, classic bikes, dirt zone, bike parking corral, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $10, ages 17 and younger free (seattlebikeshow.com).
Celebrating the release of their new album, “Earthee,” Seattle’s dynamic hip-hop duo brings its light touch, pointed lyrics and talent for rhythmic surprise to yet another brace of material. 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle; $12 in advance (206-709-9467 or neumos.com).
Bellevue Wintergrass Music Festival
This first-rate, string-band-oriented bash features Mark O’Connor, Sarah Jarosz, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Birds of Chicago, Pearl Django, Eli West & Cahalen Morrison and many, many others. Plenty of workshop and educational opportunities. Thursday, Feb. 26, through Sunday, March 1, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way N.E.; $12-$72 per day; $30-$137 weekend pass (253-428-8056 or wintergrass.com).
This Montana-based author discusses his book about an early episode in modern Pacific Northwest history: “Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival.” 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, Eagle Harbor Book Co., 157 Winslow Way E., Bainbridge Island; free (206-842-5332 or eagleharborbooks.com). Stark also appears at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle; free (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).
‘Seven Ways to Get There’
Bryan Willis and Dwayne Clark’s new play aims to mine the comedy and drama from a series of all-male group-therapy sessions. The world premiere production at ACT Theatre is directed by John Langs, with a number of local favorites in the cast. Feb. 24-March 15, 700 Union St., Seattle; $20-$65 (206-292-7676 or acttheatre.org).
Mozart and Beethoven are on the menu this week, with South African pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout making a guest appearance and Jonathan Cohen conducting. A highlight of the program: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22. Thursday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 28, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $20-$76 (206-215-4747 or seattlesymphony.org).
Subtitled “Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection,” this is the most comprehensive exhibition of North American native art ever shown at Seattle Art Museum. In the show, more than 100 culturally significant objects are displayed against richly colored walls, highlighting the sheer beauty of native creations, traditional and modern. Through May 17, Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle; $12.50-$19.50 (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).