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April 23, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Seattle Dance Project’s Timothy Lynch plans his next steps

This just in from arts reporter Michael Upchurch: Timothy Lynch, artistic director of and dancer with Seattle Dance Project, will leave the company in June. He has accepted a job as academy director for BalletMet in Ohio, where choreographer Edwaard Liang recently became artistic director. Liang’s works have been prominently featured in SDP’s repertoire. Alexandra Dickson,…

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0 Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Alexandra Dickson, Seattle Dance Project, Timothy Lynch

March 21, 2014 at 9:50 AM

4 funny, frosty, fuzzy things to do this weekend

Looking for some off-the-beaten-track entertainment this weekend? How about a show featuring an “acrobatic archer”? Or a cask beer festival? Or an evening spent with Miss Piggy and friends? Here are just a few ideas for interesting outings. Feel free to share more with other readers on the comments thread.

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0 Comments | More in List, Weekend preview | Topics: Modern Home Tour, Moisture Festival, Washington Cask Beer Festival

March 14, 2014 at 11:59 AM

5 springy things to do this weekend in and around Seattle

It’s sunny. Then it’s raining. And the vernal equinox arrives next Thursday. Let’s just call it spring, shall we? Because here at ArtsPage HQ, we are thoroughly done with winter. To welcome the season, we have a list of springlike events for your enjoyment this weekend. Have something else in mind? You’re invited to add it…

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0 Comments | More in List, Weekend preview | Topics: Dan Nelson, Edible Plant Sale, Michael Dailey

February 28, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Weekend preview: Music, movies, more

Music and movies are the themes for ArtsPage’s weekly entertainment recommendations — culminating in the Academy Awards Sunday evening on ABC. Naturally, the list below is made up of just a few previews of coming attractions. There are a lot of other things going on this weekend. If you’d like to recommend one to fellow…

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0 Comments | More in List, Weekend preview | Topics: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Oscar parties, Seattle Jewish Film Festival

February 15, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Moving ahead: Dancemakers Kate Wallich and Andrew Bartee

Arts writer Michael Upchurch reports: Mark Morris, the Seattle-born, New York-based choreographer whose company appears at the Paramount this weekend, was a startling new force in dance in his younger days. So it seems worth mentioning that if you’re looking something edgy and fresh that’s bubbling up from the Seattle dance underground, you can’t do…

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0 Comments | Topics: Andrew Bartee, Kate Wallich

February 13, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Weekend preview: Valentine’s Day dates for procrastinators

If you can’t be bothered to think about Valentine’s Day until the last minute, this list is for you. And if you’re a bit of a skinflint, all the better. Here are five things you can do with your sweetie on Friday night, most of which cost $15-$25 per person. At the time of this…

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0 Comments | More in List, Weekend preview | Topics: Barefoot Divas, Century Ballroom, Miro: The Experience of Seeing

February 12, 2014 at 12:15 AM

A ‘Nutcracker’ poll: Is PNB making the right decision?

Pacific Northwest Ballet today announced that it is planning to replace its Maurice Sendak/Kent Stowell “Nutcracker” in 2015 with a new production, marrying George Balanchine’s time-tested 1954 choreography to new sets and costumes by illustrator and stage designer Ian Falconer. Some Northwesterners have built their holiday traditions around PNB’s “Nutcracker.” (Pore over the More

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January 31, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Seattle vs. Denver: May the most bookish city win

Seattle’s cultural institutions are not immune to Super Bowl fever. We already reported on the wager between Seattle Art Museum and Denver Art Museum (which morphed into a bit of a controversy). And yesterday, we noticed a video circulating on social media that shows the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra and Denver Philharmonic Orchestra facing off…

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0 Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Denver Public Library, Reading Bowl, Seattle Public Library

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