Inspired by the true story of a serial killer at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, World's Fair uses audience suggestions to create a darkly comedic tale of mayhem and mystery at a turn-of-the-century.
The graduation exhibition for students receiving Bachelor of Design degrees. Introductions and awards are done during Family + Friends night, Wednesday, June 12, 5:00-8:00pm.
What draws us together romantically and sexually as human beings? Why are some mates preferable to others? What role do senses like smell and vision play in our selection of partners? These are just some of the provocative questions explored by the Seattle Playwrights' Collective (SPC) in their next short play festival "Mating Games: 9 Short Comedies about Love, Sex, and the Science of Desire".
Some of the best improv artists from around the world will converge at Unexpected Productions' 17th International Festival of Improv. In honor of their 30th Anniversary, this year's theme is "Between You and Me: The Audience as Improviser," exploring the relationship between performer and audience member.
La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum is so honored to be having a display of Historical Quilts from the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center in Tillamook, OR.
Visit a world where imagination rules! Can you scuba dive in your bedroom? Roast marshmallows over a chandelier? You can when Mrs. Piggle Wiggle discovers the most exciting possibilities in life's most humdrum things. Children love her because she's more fun than a barrel of monkeys. Parents love her because she can cure kids of any bad habit! Based on the much-loved Mrs. Piggle Wiggle stories by Betty McDonald, this musical comedy is certain to entertain and delight both children and adults.
The culminating exhibition for graduating Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design students.
Karin Franzen, a long-time resident of Alaska and full-time studio artist, creates area quilts that are both innovative and yet soundly tied to traditional. Her work revolves around one of her favorite subjects, the birds of Alaska. She uses the skills honed over a lifetime - drawing mathematics, structural design, sewing, an understanding of biology, and a love of birds - to create her work.
Bloedel Reserve is honored to present traditional Japanese music on Koto by musician Takako Satoh on select Sunday afternoons in the Japanese Garden. The Koto is a traditional 13-string zither-like instrument played with three fingers and with movable bridge pieces.
Seattle International Dance Festival will present emerging companies, collaborations, and new commissions from groups as far away as the Gold Coast of Ghana to the politically charged beltway environment of the nation's capital. The works address everything from women's issues to love and people's bedtime habits. Dance forms barriers will be trampled. Ballet and West African dance will meet while Hip-hop and traditional ethnic dances will brush shoulders.
Join some of the best improv artists from around the world as they converge upon Unexpected Productions' 17th International Festival of Improv. This year's theme is "Between You and Me: The Audience as Improviser". Exploring the relationship between performer and audience member.
Brandy is the city's most sought-after birthday party clown, and she's never let her drinking, gambling, and bed-hopping interfere with her work - until now. Her teenage boyfriend won't stop calling, her clients are getting needy - and the monster under her bed is growing restless. Weaving fantasy, clown, and puppetry with brutal reality, Tall Skinny Cruel Cruel Boys asks - what is the price of growing up?
The Triple Door is proud to launch Seattle's newest weekly collective, hosted by D'Vonne Lewis (Industrial Revelation) and Adam Kessler (Publish the Quest). This unique event features multiple sets of live music and showcases the best of Seattle's talent.
The series begins it's journey in France with, The Passion of Joan of Arc/La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc (1928) directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer from Denmark and stars the magnificent, Renee Jeanne Falconetti. It is widely regarded as a landmark of cinema history, with breathtaking art direction, one of the most expensive sets ever built for a European film at that time, and brilliant cinematography.
This House strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes who roll up their sleeves, and on occasion bend the rules, to maneuver a diverse and conflicting chorus of within the Mother of all Parliaments.
Join in Tuesday Nights for The Triple Door's Singer-Songwriter Showcase. Featuring local Seattle talent weekly, late night Happy Hour specials!
The Bothell Farmers Market features local growers and hand crafters and a variety of seasonal fruits, vegetables, tea and amazing floral bouquets! New this year is the lumpia booth; come have lunch and shop around the village and market!
The longest running American musical in Broadway history, as well as an academy-award winning movie, Chicago has seduced audiences across the globe. Now, it's set to knock you off your feet as the merry murderesses of the Cook County jail paint the town in this fresh new production. Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly have their sights set on fame and fortune, and they're willing to do more than just flirt with danger to get it. This fierce and passionate musical shines with an award-winning score of hits like "Cell Block Tango," "Razzle Dazzle," and "All That Jazz."
Sally Ketcham explores the interplay between abstraction and representation with this series. Within these multimedia paintings, Ketcham alludes to the fragile balance of ecosystems, with references to distressed coral reefs, mutant aquatic life forms, and suburban pods. Spatial ambiguities, surfaces and edges built up with paint, mediums, string, paper and other debris reference the constant intrusion of chemical seepage into our urban ecosystems.
In Windows, Ray Schutte explores the iterative use of a photograph in a series of multi impression ultra violet (UV) inkjet prints. Portraying variations, Schutte's photograph of lichen on stone reveals the reiteration and interplay of the image with itself. Windows is a serial image that investigates reoccurring identical elements on 4'x6' and 6'x6' canvases using a commercial UV inkjet flat bed printer to build color and space.
In this new body of work, the artist explores the tree as subject. Removing these familiar forms from their contextual landscape allows the subject to be explored with a renewed perspective. Her depictions are sensitive, up-close and evocative portraits, embodying the essence and unique personalities of these organic forms.
Snap!, Barbara Robertson's new body of mixed media on paper, is infused with jazz and bebop rhythms that inspire the viewer to snap their fingers and move their feet. Even the titles of some of the works, such as Vamp and Boogie, are terms from the 1930s and 1940s, the early jazz age of abstraction. Robertson maintains an impressive tension in the work by walking the fine line between unadulterated exuberance and solid composition, technique and handling of her materials.
The public and private mythology of an iconic Republican family is challenged when their "black sheep" liberal daughter announces that she's planning the publication of a memoir dredging up a pivotal emotional crisis in their shared past. Playwright Jon Robin Baitz, author of The Substance of Fire and creator of the hit series Brothers and Sisters, compellingly examines the many faces of truth and the tangled ties that bind in this incendiary Tony Award-nominated drama.
Boxley's own piano master takes the reins on Sunday Nights! Strongly influenced by the soulful stylings of Oscar Peterson and Gene Harris, performing blues, gospel, straight-ahead jazz and original compositions/arrangements. Is it your Birthday? Don't miss his special patented pianistic bluesification of your favorite cake sing-a-long.
Matt Prior wakes up from his American Dream jobless with an overdrawn bank account, his senile father a new fixture on his living room couch, a wife on the verge of running away with an internet fling, and a garage full of e-bay knick-knacks. About to lose his home, he finds himself at a 7-Eleven late one night with a pair of wannabe thugs and an idea that could solve all his problems. This laugh-out-loud novel was called "memorable for the success with which it captures fiscal panic and frustration" and "all too dangerously astute" by the New York Times.