March 12, 2014

Arts Roundup: Mammoth tusk, art – and JACK Quartet

Winter quarter is coming to a close but there are still several events to take advantage of on the Seattle campus.  This week, see the Mammoth tusk on display at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture or attend one of the many exciting music events — a perfect way to jump start spring! 

UW Symphony

David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony on March 14 in Meany Theater.

Artist Lecture: Geoffrey Farmer
7 p.m., March 13 | Henry Art Gallery
The UW School of Art and the Nebula Project present this Canadian guest sculptor and photographer as part of the Winter Quarter 2014 artist lecture series. More info.

Book events: Michael Honey’s “Sharecropper’s Troubadour”
3:30, 7 p.m., March 13 | 230 Communications / University Temple, United Methodist Church
The UW Tacoma professor of history gives presentations and musical performances based on his latest book, about folk singer and labor organizer John Handcox. More info.

University Symphony
7:30 p.m., March 14 | Meany Theater
David Alexander Rahbee conducts the symphony in a concert of works by Nielsen, Ginastera, and Brahms. Seattle Symphony principal harpist and School of Music faculty member Valerie Muzzolini Gordon is the featured soloist on Ginastera’s Harp Concerto. More info.

JACK Quartet
7:30 and 10 p.m., March 15 | Meany Theater
The concerts will feature compositions by Richard Karpen, professor and director of the University of Washington School of Music; and Juan Pampin, associate professor and director of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media. The early show will feature the composers’ works, and at the late show the quartet will perform improvisations with UW musicians. More info.

Lake Union Mammoth Tusk on Display
10 a.m., March 15-16 | Burke Museum
The South Lake Union Mammoth tusk will be on display the last three weekends in March. The tusk is fully enclosed in a plaster jacket, but attendees can still learn about the tusk’s conservation process and get a sense of its curved shape and length of 8 ½ feet. More info.

Richard Goode

Richard Goode performs in Meany Theater on March 20.

Richard Goode
7:30 p.m., March 20 | Meany Theater
Hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power and sensitivity, Goode is acknowledged as a master interpreter of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart and Schubert. A particular favorite of his colleagues, More info.

Video // yoga
12:30 p.m., March 20 | Henry Art Gallery
This series of yoga classes on the third Thursday of each month is taught side by side with video art, creating an immersive visual and yogic experience. More info.

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