Weekend Preview: Comicon, tall-ship tours, Skagit Valley tulips
Emerald City Comicon: Exhibits, gaming, vendors, speakers, guest artists, 2-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention place, Seattle; $60/3 days or $20/Friday, $30/Saturday, $25/Sunday; $10/ages 3-10 (www.emeraldcitycomicon.com).
Tall Ship Zodiac: Washington’s largest tall ship offers deck tours Saturday; free public sail, 2 p.m. Sunday; sign-ups start 10 a.m., in person only, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle (www.cwb.org/).
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: Tulip and daffodil fields, dates vary; festival events in Mount Vernon, La Conner and surrounding area; festival office and store, 311 W. Kincaid St., Mount Vernon, Sunday through April 30 (360-428-5959 or www.tulipfestival.org).
At the movies
“Mirror Mirror”: she may always be “Pretty Woman,” but is she the fairest of them all? Julia Roberts plays the Queen in this new comedic take on the story of “Snow White,” directed by Tarsen Singh (“Immortals” and “The Cell”). it has previews Thursday night and opens Friday at several theaters.
“Undefeated”: this year’s Oscar-winning documentary, about three members of a North Memphis high-school football team. it opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
“Wrath of the Titans”: “Release the Kraken … again?” Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson return in this sequel to 2010’s remake of “Clash of the Titans.” it also has midnight screenings Thursday and opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Kati with an I”: a documentary, from first-time director Robert Greene, about those “oddly untethered days around high-school graduation.” it opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”: David Gelb’s documentary about 85-year-old sushi restaurateur Jiro Ono. it opens Friday at the Egyptian.
“The Raid: Redemption”: this low budget action picture was shot in Indonesia and concerns a Jakarta SWAT team battling a crime lord. it opens Friday at several theaters.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/moviesor to Friday’s Weekend Plus section.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus.
For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.
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