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"With Dignity" at The Conservatory (Free Show)

Mon, 20 Feb 2017

With Dignity poster

The Seattle Playwrights Salon presents With Dignity by Kristina Sutherland Rowell and Raymond Williams on Friday March 10th at 7 p.m. at the Conservatory, 5813 Airport Way South, Seattle. Admission is free.

With Dignity, a funeral supply company, is throwing their annual holiday party. Stevie is excited to tend bar for her first gig in months. Her dream to pour drinks, get tips, and go home is dead and buried when an old friend asks a simple favor that lets loose chaos and sets the night awry. With Dignity serves up 90 minutes of coffin hijinks and slapstick humor.

The Conservatory is a Seattle art space and coffeehouse, community meeting place, and artists’ workshop in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood, a growing and glowing arts haven in Seattle near I-5, just north of Boeing Field. The Salon produces new play readings and full productions on the second Friday of every month at The Conservatory to give local playwrights a public place to present new work in development to a live audience. Wine, cider, and beer available for purchase before the show.

Contact Salon curators Kate Danley or Margaret O’Donnell for more information.

Burien Arts' February Pop-Up Galleries

Wed, 08 Feb 2017

"Kyactivists on Puget Sound"

The new Burien Arts Pop-Up Gallery program continues in February with exhibits at Burien City Hall and Burien Actors Theatre.

Showing at Burien City Hall:

The Burien City Hall exhibit features collage artist Linda McClamrock in a show entitled, Every Season Has Its Own Beauty. The exhibit runs to Feb. 28 and is open to the public during City business hours, 8 AM-5 PM, Monday – Friday. Take the elevator from the first floor lobby by the Library to reach the Burien City Hall on the third floor.

Linda is a self-taught artist who uses primarily recycled paper with acrylic paint to create her beautiful and whimsical collages. She loves creating something imaginative out of materials that would otherwise be thrown away. Linda does all the work herself and gives 10% of sales to charity.

She started creating her collages about five years ago. “I always considered myself a musician and not an artist,” she said. “What joy to be surprised in middle age by a new thing I not only could do, but do well!”

A business graduate of the University of WA, Linda worked for Nordstrom for 15 years as a Software Engineer, Web Software Engineer Applied Solutions Architect, and Enterprise Applied Business Architect.

Also showing, at Burien Actors Theatre:

In our second February location at the Burien Actors Theatre, we are proud to host the first exhibit of photos by the Artful Activists of the Backbone Campaign in a show called Love Wins. The exhibit runs in conjunction with the Theatre’s current offering Sex with Strangers. The Theatre is located at 14501 4th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98166.

Meet the photographers and artists Jeff Dunnicliff, Denise Henrikson, Lisa Marcus, and Laura Daughenbaugh on opening night, Friday February 10, during intermission. Backbone Campaign Directors Bill Moyer, Amy Morrison, and Eric Ross will also attend.

The photos feature ordinary people expressing their love and passion for Puget Sound while raising awareness about environmental stewardship.

[image: "Kyactivists on Puget Sound", part of the Love Wins show at Burien Actors Theatre]


WE the PEOPLE at Black Zia Cantina

Mon, 16 Jan 2017

"We the People" Poster

Come to Black Zia Cantina INAUGURATION DAY, JANUARY 20th, from 6 pm to 9 pm for the opening reception for WE the PEOPLE.

WE the PEOPLE is an art show of political conscious, hosted at Black Zia Cantina in Burien by Serpent and Crow Arts. Original artwork from local artists inspired by the hopes and fears we face as a community in the current political climate will be on exhibit.

Also on display will be 'rEvolution: UKRAINE - Defending Liberty and Dignity'.

The write up for this provoking set of images is as follows: Right now - as you read this - Ukraine is torn by war against Kremlin's ruthless occupation . "rEvolution, UKRAINE" - an opus of photojournalistic field notes documenting the popular uprising against repression - invites you to embark to this geopolitical hotspot of today's Eurasia to witness incredible individual and collective courage in defense of liberty and dignity against dictatorship.

On the heels of fearless field photographers, we time-travel through phantasmagoric landscapes of Independence Square, transmogrified by hundreds of thousands singing the national anthem in candlelight, drum circles of Maidan City, walls of raven-and-metal-clad paramilitary troops, barricades, and billowing smokescreens of tire pyres. Millions rose, thousands fell, thousands more grapple with grave injuries , fighting against tyranny and defending the nation's right to a democratic, just and independent future.

Look courage in the eye, be inspired, contemplate and act for positive change. rEvolution is a call for collective awareness, duty of care, and solidary engagement, as part of conscientious global citiz enship. And here, at home, in the wake of the Inauguration Day, we have much work cut out for us.

The reception on Inauguration Night is followed up by live music from KILLANDWAKE.

Christmas Treats from Northwest Associated Arts!

Fri, 09 Dec 2016

Christmas Treats Event Poster

Northwest Associated Arts's youngest singers touch your hearts and bring a smile to your face as they take the stage for their annual celebration of Christmas joy!

This year, for the first time, the performance will be a Saturday matinee, and Artistic Directors Colleen Thomas-Reitsma and Kerstin Shaffer have programmed a concert that is sure to fill your stocking with familiar and favorite songs as well as new muscial treats of the season.

Date: December 10, 2016
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Highline Performing Arts Center

Adults: $15
17 & Under: FREE with Adult


Highline Band brings "Tidings of Joy" to Tukwila

Fri, 09 Dec 2016

"Joy" Concert Poster

Highline Community Symphonic Band is having their first concert of the season on Monday, December 12th at 7:30 PM at Foster High School in Tukwila, WA (4242 S 144th St, Tukwila, WA 98168)

The title of the concert is "Tidings of Joy", and will include joyful concert band and holiday music from Johannes Brahms, Leroy Anderson, Alfred Reed, Frank Ticheli and more!

You can find out about our upcoming concerts in 2017 on our website. Also, please check out our Facebook page.

As always, Highline Band concerts are free! (donations are graciously accepted). Come to the concert on Monday night to hear them spread a little joy this holiday season!

Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet

Tue, 22 Nov 2016

Brass Concert Poster

On December 11, BAT presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet featuring Natalie Dungey, soloist. This will be traditional Holiday music played by a brass quintet in chamber music style.

The quintet is:

  • Philip Dungey – Trumpet
  • Natalie Dungey – Trumpet
  • Julia Broome-Robinson – Trombone
  • Ron Gilbert – french horn
  • Chris Barnes- Tuba

The Holiday concert/fundraiser begins at 7:30 pm and runs until 9:00 pm

Tickets are $10 at the door and they are available ONLINE and at the door, while tickets last.

Here is a list of what you’ll hear:

  • Canzona per Sonare No. 2 Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612)
  • Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Felix Mendelssoohn, arr. by Ron Gilbert
  • Christmas Bell Fantasy Arr. by Bill Holcombe
  • La Virgen De La Macarena Traditional, Arr. by Geoffrey Bergler
  • Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen Johannes Brahms, Transcribed by Lewis Niven
  • Scherzo John Cheetham
  • Canzona per Sonare No. 4 Giovanni Gabrieli, transcribed by Graeme Page

— Intermission —

  • Sonata from Die Bankelsangerlieder Anonymous (c. 1684)
  • Fum, Foom, Phoom Traditional, Arr. by T. Cooper & C. Warren
  • The Christmas Song Mel Torme & Robert Wells,
    Arr. by Luther Henderson
  • Minor Alterations David Lovrien, transcribed by Chas Warren
  • “Christmas Through the Looking Glass”
  • Christmas Time is Here By Vince Guaraldi, Arr. by Zack Smith
  • Let It Snow, Frosty! Arr. by Paul Chauvin
  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas Arr. by Zach Smith

Moshier Holiday Sale and Preview Party

Fri, 18 Nov 2016

Poster for Pottery Sale, with ceramic figurine of mother and child

It’s that time of year, Moshier is hosting its Holiday Pottery Sale and Preview Party! The Preview Party is Friday, December 2nd from 5-7pm.

Get a sneak peek and first selection of pottery from our students, instructors, and studio artists.

Can’t make it to the preview party? Stop by Moshier on Saturday, December 3rd from 10-3pm for our annual Holiday Sale.

(Cash and checks only.)

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