Seattle Opera Preview: 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, join Seattle Opera’s Education Department to learn more about the story, composer, and the cultural and musical context of the great opera by Bizet, “The Pearl Fishers,” at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds. Admission: Free. Info: 425-771-1933.
“Physical Poetry”: 8 p.m. Friday &Saturday, Jan. 9 &10, The Shorecrest High School Dance Team will be hosting two nights of professional dancing, representing hip hop, jazz, salsa, tap, modern, tango, breakdancing, and others forms, at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Ave. NE, Shoreline. Featured companies include Phyzikal Graffi-T, Cruz Control, Breaking Point Dance Company, Gotta Dance, Westlake Performing Group, Enertia Modern Dance Company, Premier Dance Company, Kontagious Movement, Butch Queens, Shorecrest Hip Hop, En Lair Dance. Tickets: $15 advance, available online at www.brownpapertickets.com, or $18 at the door.