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June 10, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Arts news: Stolen paintings, the Henry and more

Arts news just keeps flying over the digital transom. One day it’s Sir Mix-A-Lot at the symphony, next day it’s Robert Schenkkan winning a Tony, then it’s stolen artwork being ferried around in an El Camino. Items of interest: –Seattle art collectors and arts philanthropists John and Shari Behnke have endowed the directorship of the…


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April 5, 2013 at 9:42 AM

Weekend preview: Date nights and play dates

Kids in tow? Or no? Either way, we have your weekend covered.

Here’s a list of some of the more enticing events around the Seattle area this weekend. There are hundreds more things to do, though, so feel free to add your own suggestions for other readers in the comments thread.


Jeff Bridges and the Abiders. The movie-star-cum-musician is on the road again with his band, playing some country, some blues, some jazz and a little Americana, too. 8 p.m. Friday at the Moore Theatre. Paul de Barros’ preview gives a taste of what’s in store.

“The Whipping Man.” Taproot Theatre presents Matthew Lopez’s drama of a Jewish Confederate soldier who returns from the war to spend a momentous Passover with two now-liberated slaves. It’s recommended for viewers 16 and up, notes theater critic Misha Berson. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and  8 p.m. Saturday, at Taproot in Greenwood.

"Rebel Without a Cause," courtesy of Warner Bros.

“Rebel Without a Cause,” courtesy of Warner Bros.

Focus on James Dean. SIFF turns its Film Center screens over to a film icon this weekend, with “Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean.” Director Matthew Mishory will be attendance Friday and Saturday. Two of Dean’s more popular films, “Rebel Without a Cause” and “East of Eden” also show. SIFF’s Film Center is at Seattle Center; read about this and other film events here.


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January 25, 2012 at 1:24 PM

New names at Henry Art Gallery, SecondStory Rep

Some art-scene news: —Henry Art Gallery has appointed Luis Croquer deputy director of art and education at the Seattle gallery. Croquer will be “a curator first and foremost, partnering with the Henry director and curatorial team on developing the artistic direction for the Henry. In addition, the DDAE will support institutionwide efforts to promote…


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