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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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September 22, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Cornish cancels performances as dancer encounters visa troubles

By Michael Upchurch/ Seattle Times arts writer

Trouble at the U.S.-Canadian border again for a traveling artist wanting to share his expertise. Canadian dancer Yannick Matthon, one of the stars of Crystal Pite’s troupe Kidd Pivot, was scheduled to start rehearsals of excerpts from Pite’s brilliant “Dark Matters” for the Cornish Dance Theater Fall 2014 Concert. He was also slated to present a lecture/demonstration about Pite’s choreography on Sept. 19.


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August 21, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Cornish announces 2014 Neddy winners

From Seattle Times arts writer Michael Upchurch: Painter Susanna Bluhm and multimedia artist Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes have won the 2014 Neddy at Cornish Award, Cornish College of the Arts has announced. Each artist receives $25,000 and their work will be shown at the annual “Neddy at Cornish” exhibition beginning Sept. 3, along with pieces by six…


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June 18, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Hear ‘From the Top’ from Cornish

Listeners of the Saturday, June 21, broadcast of NPR’s classical-music program “From the Top” will hear not only the show’s host, Christopher O’Riley, and other fixtures, but two young Seattle-area musicians as well: Violinist Felicity James, 17, of Seattle, and cellist Audrey Chen, 17, of Redmond. The program was recorded at Cornish College in April….


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June 2, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Arts honors: Google, the Neddy noms and more

Honors to announce: –Classical KING FM 98.1 has chosen the winners of the third annual Young Artist Award Competition: Denna Good-Mojab, 17; Alena Hove, 15; and Millicent McFall, 14. All three musicians, selected by a panel of nine judges and public voting, performed live on KING. You can watch their video entries here. –Renaise Kim, 15,…


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January 13, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Seattle acting couple hurt; friends seeking help

From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic: Local actors Zach and Ashley Adair were injured Saturday while crossing a Seattle street, friends and colleagues report. Zac Eckstein and others are fundraising to help them in their recovery.  The Adairs, married in fall 2011, were featured in a Seattle Times story about acting couples, published in 2010. …


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