Last Friday I attended a Paint Dancing fundraiser and dance party at Gasworks Gallery.
I had the time of my life, and I felt the money I spent to get in and to buy a bottle of wine for our group was very reasonable for fun on a Friday night. [...]
The Seattle area is home to a vast and diverse Asian population–15% of the Seattle population to be exact. Seattle Symphony, housed at stunning, Benaroya Hall downtown, will soon solemnize this community and it’s rich heritage at Celebrate Asia!, an East-meets-West benefit concert which (now on its fourth consecutive year) began as a project [...]
Seattle’s long, cold winter months tend to make me long for an exotic getaway. And since that isn’t in the plans this year, my form of escapism will be a trip to the Paul Gauguin exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum. The brilliant hues and tropical landscapes of his Polynesian-inspired paintings are sure to [...]
As the Year of the Dragon approaches on January 23, 2012, the celebrations around Seattle begin. The Chinese New Year is the most celebrated of traditional holidays in the Chinese culture. The Chinese New Year tradition is to reconcile, forget all grudges and sincerely wish peace and happiness for everyone. Specifically, the Year of [...]
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s famed Oklahoma! is making an appearance at Seattle’s The 5th Avenue Theatre with the considerable assistance of Spectrum Dance Theater. Oklahoma! will be directed by the esteemed Director Peter Rothstei and choreographed by Tony-nominated choreographer Donald Byrd.
Oklahoma! will run at The Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre between the dates of [...]
If you haven’t yet ventured to the remodeled Seattle Aquarium facility, here’s your shot to take a gander and do some good for your community while you’re at it. Childhaven, an amazing local non-profit that provides therapy and emotional support to abused and neglected children, is hosting their 3rd annual charity event, An Evening [...]
The man within my head is barely audible among the booming voices of emphatic women leaders spouting feminist rhetoric (it’s the Women Studies degree). The man in best-selling author, Pico Iyers’s head, however, is much more easily perceived; the voice of English writer Graham Greene takes up residence there– a man whom Iyer says [...]
Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre has long been a cultural bastion for the arts in Seattle and has now vowed to make some significant and positive changes in 2012 which should benefit many in the Seattle arts community.
Ian Eisendrath will head The Seattle 5th Avenue Theatre’s New Works Program. The intent of the New [...]
I’ve been intrigued by the ocean ever since I watched “The Little Mermaid” when I was nine-years-old, and it wasn’t because of the flamboyant singing fish or flashy mermen bedazzled in gold (although that helped). Rather, the idea of living “under the sea” is what piqued my interest. It was (and still is) this [...]