This Week's Critics' Picks

Seu Jorge, Lauren Weedman, and Fremont outdoor movies top our list.


The versatile Brazilian actor and musician Seu Jorge anticipated a samba revival with 1999's well-received Samba Esporte Fino, but most of us know him from knockout roles in City of God and The Life Aquatic . Neumo's, 925 E. Pike St., 206-709-9467, $20–$25. 8 p.m. Thurs., June 22. RACHEL SHIMP


Empty Space Theatre moves into its new home at Seattle University with the premiere of Bust, by Lauren Weedman, the former Daily Show correspondent and one-woman laugh machine. Empty Space, 901 12th Ave., 206-547-7500, $20–$30. Previews begin 8 p.m. Fri., June 23. Opens 7:30 p.m. Wed., June 28. Various times and days. Through Aug. 5. LYNN JACOBSON


Kung Fu Hustle kick-starts the 14th annual Fremont Outdoor Cinema on June 24. The season ends Sept. 2 with the enormously entertaining King Kong. Lawn chairs not included. North 35th Street and Phinney Avenue North, 206-781-4230, $5 donation. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 24–Sept. 2. TIFFANY WAN

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