Seattle's 37th annual Bumbershoot is said to be the biggest contemporary music and arts festival in North America. About 1,500 artists -- including musicians, literary and visual artists and comedians -- entertain at more than 20 indoor and outdoor venues at the 74-acre Seattle Center. Big-name music acts include Fergie, Crowded House, Panic at the Disco, John Legend and Wu-Tang Clan. Among highlights: what's billed as the largest short-film festival, and director John Sayles will show clips and answer questions about his upcoming film "Honeydripper."
When, where: Sept. 1 to 3 at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.
Admission: $35, children 10 and younger free.
Info: (206) 281-7788, www.bumbershoot.org.
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