Kids love Mr. Stinky Feet. I know this because last week I took my 7-year-old niece to see him. Not only was she over the moon about it, but so were the other hundred kids who were present. Mr. Stinky Feet plays guitar and sings about spitting out gum and boppin’ dinosaurs, sometimes with prerecorded backing music, and all his numbers are participation-
Thursday is your last chance to view the mixed media art of Cynthia Cook while it hangs in the Mariposa Gallery (3500 Central SE, 268-6828). Cook mixes organic materials like stones and bones with metal and other recycled bits. Her shadow boxes are little worlds of strangeness and beauty, tinged with ominous wonder. mariposa-
If you’re looking for a sexy way to celebrate your independence from Britain, you might try Red, White and Buxom opening Friday at the Orpheum Arts Space (500 Second Street SW). Easy Bake Betty and the Sugar Babies will striptease, sing, dance, tell jokes, manipulate fire and do some aerial work on the lyra and silks. All this will be underscored by the sultry Latin American sounds of La Jaula. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 for students. Reservations: 715-2460, ladyluckproductions@gmail.