An exhibition of extraordinary artworks made from ordinary currency. Attracted by money's symbolism and power, the artists featured in Love Me Tender scrutinize the systems of value celebrated on and embodied by currency. Bills and coins are transformed into tapestries, paintings, photographs and sculptures that tap into the glamorous, seductive allure of money and society's notions of value and 'values.' Featured artist include James Charles, Maximo Gonzales, Barton Lidice Benes and Mark Wagner, among others.
The stage is set for the big comedy variete show, the theater is packed, the band is ready, but the tour bus with all the performers has broken down. Now Olivier must pull off the show of his life and perform all sixteen twisted variety acts himself, aided only by Flynch, his loyal hunchback assistant.
Tom Hoffmann returns for his third exhibit with a series of watercolors from his recent trip to Iceland. A long time instructor at Gage Academy of Art, his newly published book Watercolor Painting is available for purchase at the Gallery.
Having relocated to Chicago to teach at Northwestern, Anne Hayden Stevens returns with a new exhibit of abstracted oil landscapes.
Leiber and Stoller wrote many of the biggest hits of the 1950's, bridging the gap between R&B and Rock, and the even larger gulf between novelty numbers like Yakety Yak and anthems like Stand By Me.
Their music helped launch Elvis Presley's career, and they were almost as influential as record producers as they were songwriters.
A perfect way to spend your Sunday morning in Seattle! Cruise Lake Union and Lake Washington from the comfort of a beautifully appointed Waterways yacht! This unique and unforgettable experience includes a champagne toast upon boarding, a gourmet spread of classic Northwest brunch favorites, a 2 hour cruise and your Captain's narration, highlighting local landmarks and historical sights. Relax and enjoy the spectacular, ever-changing views on this delightful Sunday brunch cruise.
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. With Jon Hamar, bass & Greg Williamson, drums.
Seventeen dancers face a bare stage in an empty theater, where casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. This audition offers the chance of a lifetime. Every drop of sweat, every hour of training, and every moment of dancing comes together in A Chorus Line, the musical for anyone who's ever had a dream and put it all on the line.
A Foreign Affair (2011) is the story of five guys and their love affair with the music of the world. This album from the venerable jazz group Spyro Gyra takes you on a journey to the music closest to them, which, in some cases, comes from places farthest from them.
The Texas Rangers come to town to meet the Seattle Mariners in major league baseball play.
The Pacific Northwest's Largest Horror Conference. Come and meet the starts of Walking Dead, Elvira, Mistress of the night and many others.
Forty bands, three days, on Capitol Hill… Rain Fest is Seattle's all ages punk and hardcore festival. The lineup this year features punk rock legends THE BOUNCING SOULS, hardcore heroes COMEBACK KID, and many of the best bands playing aggressive music today.
Only 50 years ago, we hardly used plastics. How did they go from being rare to being everywhere? Plastics Unwrapped, a new exhibit from the Burke Museum, explores how material culture was changed—rapidly and perhaps permanently—by plastics. Learn what life was like before plastics, how they are made, why they're so convenient to use, and what happens after we throw them away.
This premiere exhibit will help bring to life the Museum of History and Industry's historic photo collection through poetry and spoken word produced by Seattle high school students. A collaboration with Arts Corps, Seattle's largest nonprofit arts education organization, this exhibit is the first showcase in the new Community Focus Gallery. Envisioned as a forum for the diverse voices and stories of the Puget Sound Region, the gallery will feature community projects that go beyond conventional exhibitions.
You are invited to the greatest show of talent in the Northwest! Be part of the 42nd Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle Center. Enjoy and participate in your traditions! And experience other cultures by listening to their music, trying out their dances, and hearing their stories.
The Williams sisters are unlike any other sports celebrities in America today, and so well-known that their last name need never be mentioned - not even in this documentary's title. Venus and Serena Williams, tennis stars who endured years of training, triumph and hardship side by side, have worked as a team despite countless opportunities for their blood ties to split them apart. Venus and Serena turns the spotlight on their hardest year, as physical challenges and personal changes reveal the inspiring depth of their commitment to each other.
Norman Lundin presents The Landscape Described, the first of two back-to-back exhibitions in which landscape is the central concern.
As weapons fill our world from private and public gun show sales, Gallery 110 artists are joining the national gun control debate in this month's exhibition, The Other Gun Show. By using their art to stimulate dialogue, this timely exhibition promises to bring a velocity all its own. Prior to the Artists Reception a panel of Gallery 110 Artists will discuss their work as it relates to the problems and issues of guns and gun control in the United States.
Acclaimed Seattle artist John Grades perennial focus remains on environmentally related works, often inspired and extracted from microscopic points of view, that range from monumental (interior and exterior) installations to a more moderate scale. His recent installations for The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA and The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, will be followed by several multi-location projects in Portland, OR.
For four nights and just six performances this ghastly crew of nine talented gay men will sit around the Erickson Theatre campfire and share –through song – their hilarious spin on classic ghost stories, urban legends, horror comics and gothic novels. Talking ravens, a prom gone wrong, drag queens from beyond the grave, a taxi ride that ends in the afterlife, and an aging vampire with denture fangs –this is what Captain Smartypants' (CSP) spring concert Tales from the Pants is all about. Original songs performed by CSP include "Drag Queens in the Sky," "Arm Soup," "Symphony for the Devil," and "Thank God It's Friday the 13th." All performances are for mature audiences only.
The Henry is pleased to present a focused exhibition of works by the celebrated British artist Sean Scully (born 1945). The presentation pairs the artist's photographic Harris and Lewis Shacks portfolio, from the museum's permanent collection, with October, a large scale oil painting from the same period, to examine and expose the rich dialogue between the two mediums in the artist's oeuvre.
Your 4-hour event includes: A Narrated Cruise to Blake Island from Pier 55 on Seattle's waterfront, Steamed Clam appetizers upon arrival, a salmon buffet, Native American-inspired dance show, exploration time on the island and a return cruise!
Set in the East Hampton mansion of the Beale family, Grey Gardens, and based on the cult-hit documentary of the same name, this award-winning intimate musical follows the spectacular decline and fall of Edith Bouvier Beale, a relative of Jacqueline Kennedy, and her daughter "Little Edie" from a glamorous life of cocktails and house parties to a squalid, penniless existence of bizarre co-dependency in the shambles of their once-splendid home. Performed acoustically in the Allen Arena Theatre, Grey Gardens promises to be one of the most memorable musicals of the Seattle season.
A co-production of ACT Theatre and The 5th Avenue Theatre.
This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of a little girl named Pinkalicious who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament. Pinkalicious the Musical is about learning the power of self-control and the importance of moderation.
Zooman and the Sign is a literate urban drama, telling the story of Zooman who senselessly terrorizes his community. His most recent crime is the killing of a 12 year-old black girl on a street filled with witnesses all of whom are afraid to talk. The dead girl's bereaved father posts a sign accusing the entire community of cowardice in the face of the ever escalating violence. An incendiary drama by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Soldier's Play.