The Canote Brothers Friday, April 13, 7:30-9:30 p. m.
The identical-twin brothers Greg and Jere, who once served as the sidekicks on KUOW’s “Sandy Bradley’s Potluck” for 13 years, will take the stage with the fiddle, ukuleles and “genetically matched voices to perform vintage American music, including forgotten fiddle tunes, swing classics and quirky novelty songs. Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. Free; donations welcome.
Youth Speaks: Poetry Grand Slam
Friday, April 13, 8 p. m.
Twelve poets will vie for five spots on the Youth Speaks Seattle Slam Team, which will travel in July to compete in an international contest in San Francisco. Neptune Theatre, BrooklynAve. N. E. and N. E. 45th St. Tickets: $10/$20 at door.
“Carmina Burana” Friday, April 13-April 22
Pacific Northwest Ballet will present the “O Fortuna” anthem “Carmina Burana with the 72-voice Seattle Choral Company. The concert also includes a performance of the neoclassical masterpiece “Apollo,” about a god’s path to nobility through dance, music and poetry. McCaw Hall, 301 Mercer St. Tickets: www.pnb.org
“The Sinking of the Titanic” Saturday, April 14, 7:30 p. m.
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking, more than 30 avant musicians will perform a three-hour version of the Gavin Bryars’ classic piece. The audience is encouraged to wear period costume to this multimedia concert. Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., fourth floor. Tickets: $5-$15 suggested sliding-scale donation, at door
Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Monday, April 16, 7:30 p. m.
The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra makes Seattle one of four stops on its North American tour, performing three early 20thcentury masterworks: Stravinsky’s “Firebird,” Debussy’s “La Mer” and Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite.” Chinese sheng player Wu Wei is the featured soloist, performing a concerto written specifically for him. Benaroya Hall, Union St. andThird Ave. Tickets: $27-$102 through www.seattlesymphony.orgor (206) 215-4747
The Double (XX) Fest 2.0 Monday, April 16-May 6
Stone Soup Theatre will celebrate the XX chromosome with work written and directed by women during this three-week festival, which includes pre-festival readings (April 16 through 18); cabaret, spoken word and solo performances and workshops (April 19-22) and nine short plays each of the last two weeks. 4035 StoneWay N. Tickets: www.stonesouptheatre.orgor (206) 633-1883