Follow us:

ArtsPage

A way to keep up with Seattle theaters, concert halls, galleries, museums and other fine-arts events.

Author archives

You are currently viewing all posts written by Lynn Jacobson.

August 8, 2014 at 2:24 PM

First Thursday is First Friday — at least in September

Seattle Times arts writer Michael Upchurch writes: Seattle Art Dealers Association president Patricia Rovzar has announced that downtown Seattle’s usual “First Thursday” Art Walk is being changed to “First Friday” in September. The reason: The Seattle Seahawks have their season opener on Sept. 4. The Art Walk will happen on Sept. 5 between 6 and 8 p.m.,…

More

Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: First Thursday

August 7, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Theater news: The Rep taps Kaminski, Pocket Theatre opens

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes … Noted local stage actor and  former Cornish College of the Arts instructor Marya Sea Kaminski has been named the new associate artistic director of the Seattle Repertory Theatre.  She takes over the job from  Braden Abraham, who has been promoted to the post of Seattle Rep artistic director,…

More

Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Marya Sea Kaminski, Pocket Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre

August 4, 2014 at 3:33 PM

News from ArtsWest, Balagan Theatre — Part 2

Last week, we reported on some personnel and structural changes at ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre. Today, Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson has more news from these two local outfits. She writes: The 1991 movie “Dogfight” depicts the unexpected romance between a wallflower waitress (Lili Taylor) and a young Marine (River Phoenix) about to be shipped off to…

More

Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: ArtsWest, Balagan Theatre, Dogfight

August 1, 2014 at 2:47 PM

News from ArtsWest, Balagan Theatre

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes: ArtsWest names director After a nationwide search, the board of directors of ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery have chosen Mathew Wright as the West Seattle center’s  new artistic director, effective Sept. 1, 2014. Wright is a New Jersey native, with an MFA in directing from Temple University and many credits in musical theater.  At ArtsWest…

More

Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: ArtsWest, Balagan Theatre, Danielle Franich

July 30, 2014 at 12:43 PM

‘Mikado,’ ‘Othello’ spark public forum at Seattle Rep

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes: Seattle Repertory Theatre and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, with the support of the Seattle Office for Civil Rights and 4Culture, will present a Forum on Artistic Freedom & Artistic Responsibility at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at at the Poncho Forum at Seattle Rep. The event was sparked by a…

More

Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Mikado, Othello

July 25, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Weekend preview: Seafair, Block Party, Bellevue arts & more

It’s the Godzilla of festival weekends: The Seafair Torchlight Parade and FanFest; Capitol Hill Block Party; and three major Bellevue arts fairs — and that’s just the top of the list. If you love music, art, street food, and guys in breeches who say “Arrr,” this is the weekend for you.

More

Comments | More in List, Weekend preview | Topics: Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend, Boyhood, Capitol Hill Block Party

July 18, 2014 at 12:03 PM

5 fun things to do outdoors this weekend

We may get a little sprinkle on Saturday, but Friday and Sunday are looking fine, and in the great Northwest … we’ll settle for two out of three. Here are five outdoor entertainments to take advantage of while summer lasts. Keep in mind that these are just a few suggestions, not a comprehensive list. Feel free…

More

Comments | More in List, Weekend preview | Topics: Bite of Seattle, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Outdoor movies

July 15, 2014 at 3:47 PM

New chapter for Book-It Rep’s managing director

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes: Charlotte Tiencken, the managing director of the popular Book-It Repertory Theatre since 2007, is resigning her post to join the arts management faculty at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. According to Book-It publicist Patricia Britton, the teaching opportunity came up suddenly for Tiencken, who hails from Charleston….

More

Comments | More in Arts news

Next Page »