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November 25, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Author David Mitchell on ‘The Bone Clocks’

The dazzling David Mitchell has published several mind bending novels, including “Cloud Atlas” and this year’s “The Bone Clocks.” In Mitchell’s latest, an English teenager gets caught up in a mind-bending battle between opposing supernatural forces, and her life is never the same. Mitchell discusses “The Bone Clocks” tonight on “Well Read,” the books and authors interview…

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November 19, 2014 at 10:14 AM

Holiday theater season: Beware of ticket brokers

A timely reminder, as the holiday theater season begins: Beware of high-priced ticket brokers. It’s perfectly legal in this state for a third-party ticket broker to buy blocks of tickets to, say, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Nutcracker,” or the 5th Avenue Theater’s “A Christmas Story,” or any of a number of other high-profile holiday shows, and…

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November 14, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Theater news: Seattle Children’s Theatre, Rain City Projects

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes: Manager leaves Seattle Children’s Theatre Seattle Children’s Theatre has announced that Mary Ann Ehlshlager is no longer with the company. Ms. Ehlshlager, a former staffer at the Delaware Theatre Company, was managing director of SCT for the past two and a half years. No reason was given for her departure. In a…

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November 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Cornish College turns 100 today

November is a big month in Seattle’s history: The Denny Party landed at Alki on Nov. 13, 1851; Seattle Repertory Theatre welcomed patrons for the first time to “King Lear” on Nov. 13, 1963; and on two November days, in 1949 and 2010, the temperature was  74 degrees, the highest for a November day in…

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November 13, 2014 at 11:50 AM

New leadership at Olympic Music Fest

Pianist Julio Elizalde, co-artistic director of the Olympic Music Festival in Quilcene, has been named the festival’s artistic director, the OMF announced. Former artistic director Alan Iglitzin, who founded the festival, will remain with OMF as executive director. “It is a profound honor to continue the vision that Alan Iglitzin has pursued for over three decades….

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October 31, 2014 at 11:10 AM

5 things to do this weekend, from ‘Frankenstein’ to festivals

The weekend of Oct. 31-Nov. 2 is shaping up to be a frighteningly fun one for fans of thrillers, Benedict Cumberbatch, “Frankenstein,” festivals and the humble chicken wing. Here are a handful of entertainments we recommend. Feel free to add more for other readers on the comments thread.

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