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…More
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Hollywood is prepping for the biggest night of the movie year — the 86th Academy Awards, which will be televised on Sunday night on ABC, with Ellen DeGeneres hosting. We’re getting ready, too. Today we bring you Seattle Times movie critic Moira Macdonald’s predictions for winners and lots more pre-Oscars coverage. Plus, we have details…More
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…More
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…More
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
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…More
Seems like every entertainment venue in town is offering some sort of Seahawks deal this weekend — before or after the game, or in some cases, during it. Whether you’re true-blue (and -green) football fan, or couldn’t give a fig about the pigskin (let’s call you the 13th Man), you can save some big bucks…More
The big news out of the Sundance Film Festival so far this year — at least for hometown Seattle film-fans — was the bidding war that broke out over Lynn Shelton’s latest film, “Laggies.” But there have been plenty of other things going on at the annual showcase of independent film in Park City, Utah,…More
UPDATE, FEB. 11, 2014: The 2014 Thrift-shop Showdown is officially closed to entries. Feel free to click through all our reader submissions below, while we undertake the judging process here at The Seattle Times. We will contact winners by Feb. 28 and publish their photos in print and online on March 9. Thanks, all, for sharing your…More
If you’re not a Seahawks fan, you may be put off by all the attention the team is getting these days. Surely, there must be something else going on in the Northwest, right?
Right. This week’s entertainment suggestions include …More