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September 3, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Bumbershoot: Tickets too expensive

Misha Berson’s excellent review notes the sparse Bumbershoot crowds and asks, “Was the record walk-up day-pass price of $70 keeping patrons away?” Well, yes [“Bumbershoot 2014: The Last Word,” SoundPosts, Sept. 1]. Berson also correctly noted that there was nearly nothing there this year for children and no dance performance and that the demographic was…


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July 19, 2014 at 4:03 PM

‘Mikado’: Many operas contains racial and cultural stereotypes

The column by Sharon Pian Chan taking umbrage at the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s production of the “The Mikado” is based on the racial stereotypes she found in it, and because of them she feels “The Mikado” should no longer be produced [“The yellowface of “The Mikado” in your face,” Opinion, July…


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