This Week's Critics' Picks

Audrey! Orthography! Ex-Kink!


Take a Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn in Seattle Art Museum's "Earth Angel" film series. A choice selection of Hepburn's films will screen on Thursdays through Aug. 10 at the Museum of History and Industry. (See film calendar.) 2700 24th Ave. E., 206-324-1126, $35–$39 series. Opens 7:30 p.m. Thurs., July 6. LYNN JACOBSON


Already a certified h-i-t in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, drunken adult spelling competitions are making their way to Seattle courtesy of Re-bar's very first Seattle Spelling Bee. Riding on the recent success of films like Spellbound and Akeelah and the Bee, this all-out spell-out will pit willing audience members against each other; the top three contestants receive their bar tab and go on to vie for more cash and prizes. The program will be hosted by second-season Williamsburg champ, Josh Malamy, and his partner, Benjamin Williams. Re-bar, 1114 Howell St., 206-233-9873, $5. 8 p.m. Thurs., July 8. TIFFANY WAN


These days, numerous bands are taking musical cues from the 1960s garage rock of the Kinks—so now's a good time to catch up with frontman Ray Davies, whose prolific career (whether as a filmmaker, writer, or solo artist) is a multifaceted inspiration. (See preview.) Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., 206-443-1744, $32–$43.50. 8 p.m. Mon., July 10. RACHEL SHIMP

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