Saturday — Monday
Canine cluster of shows
It’s all about the dogs and, of course, dog lovers at the Western Washington Dog Show Cluster at the Washington State Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. It features three American Kennel Club all-breed shows, obedience and rally trials plus group and specialty shows. The free event is 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Monday. Enter at the Blue Gate. For more information, go to facebook.com/PuyallupValleyDogFanciers.
The King’s birthday, baby
It’s going to be a night of everything Elvis at the annual Elvis Birthday Bash at the Capital Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia. Robert Washington, the world champion Elvis impersonator, will perform, and there will be a screening of the film “Almost Elvis,” an Elvis trivia challenge, art show, costume contest and refreshments. Also appearing is the Kentucky Rain band and TUSH Burlesque (family friendly). The fun begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15, $12 for Olympia Film Society members. For more information, go to elvisbirthdaybash.com.
Juncal Street: Flamenco is not your ordinary flamenco. Its music mixes jazz, rock, funk and blues. Fanny Ara will be performing in Juncal Street: Flamenco, a 7:30 p.m. show Saturday at Theatre on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. Tickets are $24-$44, and you can get yours at 253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org.
Conversations with Cohen and Cooper
Join Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen for an evening of unscripted and uncensored conversation at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. The two longtime friends interview each other and take questions from the audience in a live interactive look behind the scenes of pop culture and world events. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show Saturday are $60-$102 and are available at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.
Friday (Jan. 15)
Movement and Movements
Come out for a night of performance and conversation at the Black Lives Matter in Hip-Hop events Friday (Jan. 15) at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. There will be a panel discussion and performances by local artists that will explore the gentrification of Seattle hip-hop, the local Black Lives Matter movement and more. Admission is $5 for the 7:30 p.m. event, and are available at townhallseattle.org/event-listings.
It takes two
You’ve seen Dmitry Chaplin and Anna Trebunskaya on “Dancing with the Stars.” Now come out to see them live in “Forever Tango” coming to the Benaroya Hall, 200 University, Seattle. Produced by Luis Bravo, the original Broadway show opened in 1997 and has since been seen by more than 7 million people around the world. Tickets for the 4 p.m. show Sunday are $25-$125 and available at seattlesymphony.org.