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February 12, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, art — and ‘Short Takes on Dam(n) Science’

Ludovic Morlot

Music and museums lead this week in the arts as Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony music director, joins the University Symphony for a special Valentine’s Day performance.


February 5, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures — and the Mallethead Series

Danny Lyon

It’s a packed week in the arts presenting you with a diverse array of options. The Henry Art Gallery presents “Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders” through May 4; the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture hosts a trivia night at the College Inn Pub and don’t miss the final weekend of “Reading to Vegetables” at the Penthouse Theater.


January 30, 2014

Arts Roundup: Drama, Music — and ‘Katinka Bock: A and I’ at the Henry

Katherine Groesbeck

This week there is a smattering of events with a highlight being the School of Drama’s show “Reading to Vegetables,” directed by Tina Polzin.


January 22, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, dance — and students perform ‘Reefer Madness’

The cast of the Undergraduate Theater Society's production of "Reefer Madness," playing in the Hutchinson Hall Cabaret Theater Jan. 23 through Feb. 2.

Dance and drama lead this busy week of UW Arts, with the Dance Program’s Dance Faculty Concert and later, “Reefer Madness” by the Undergraduate Theater Society and the School of Drama’s production of “Reading to Vegetables.”


January 15, 2014

Arts Roundup: Student music recitals, A Far Cry — and ‘Theater from the Inside Out’

Figures in Space

This week enjoy a variety of events happening across campus with a highlight being an inside look at the “Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia” at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.


December 11, 2013

Arts Roundup: Exhibits at the Henry and Burke Museum

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This week we’re wrapping up the end of fall quarter — and the last arts roundup of 2013 — with a nice bow. During the roundup’s winter hiatus, we encourage you to check out some of the ongoing exhibits on campus before they also come to a close.


November 26, 2013

Arts Roundup: Drama, art — and the School of Music’s ‘Carolfest’

CarolFest

The holiday season kicks off in full force with a variety of arts events to enjoy, including the School of Music’s annual CarolFest is on Dec. 4.


November 20, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, drama — and ‘Elwha: A River Reborn’

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This week slows down as the campus prepares for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. However, don’t miss your last chance to see School of Drama’s “Fifth of July” or venture to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture to explore their new exhibit “Elwha: A River Reborn.”


November 13, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, drama — and the Hall Health Artwalk

Robin McCabe, piano (left) Maria Larionoff, violin.

It’s a packed week in the arts, with an event option for every day. DXARTS and the School of Music offer an electro-acoustic concert, the UW World Series presents “Café Variations” in collaboration with the School of Drama, the Burke Museum of History and Culture has its Meet the Mammals day, and more.


October 30, 2013

Arts Roundup: Faculty performances — and the Earshot Jazz Festival

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As we head into November, the UW offers an array of events to get you out of the rain and into a museum or performance. If jazz is your flavor, make sure to check out the Earshot Jazz Festival with special performances by UW music professors and other local jazz favorites.


October 24, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, exhibits, women’s festival — and a Halloween concert

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It’s a big week for the arts on campus featuring dance, music, lectures, and a festival. From the annual Halloween Organ Concert to the ISIS: Women Arts Festival at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture — take your pick or pick them all.


October 16, 2013

Arts Roundup: Birds at the Burke, exhibit openings — and Music of Today featuring Garth Knox

The Real Inspector Hound

The UW School of Music leads this busy week in the arts with performances by the Steve Korn Group, UW Symphony and Music of Today featuring violist Garth Knox.


October 10, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, film, drama, lectures — and Chamber Dance Company

The Real Inspector Hound

This week, the Chamber Dance Company’s 2013 concert is the icing on the cake in a busy week of arts events that also includes the School of Drama’s opening of “The Real Inspector Hound” and the Emerson String Quartet performing with School of Music Professor Craig Sheppard.


April 10, 2013

Burke Museum Herbarium launches new wildflower app

Red wildflowers and mount in the background appear on a handheld device

The “Washington Wildflowers” app, out this week, includes information for more than 870 common wildflowers, shrubs and vines.


April 4, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, art, fiction — and the Burke Museum’s ‘Coast Salish Weekend’

In Stillness I, by Qwalsius Shaun Peterson.

There’s much to see and hear on campus as spring quarter begins — music. art, lectures and fiction — even though the true campus stars are the cherry blossoms.


March 28, 2013

Arts Roundup: Art, recitals, trivia — and big band jazz

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This week, student art and music, a School of Social Work art exhibit a lecture on art and more. It’s between quarters but there’s still plenty to see on campus.


March 21, 2013

Arts Roundup: Art about music, music about art — and ongoing shows

A still image from the video "A la belle étoile (Under The Sky)," from the exhibit closing March 24 at the Henry Art Gallery.

Ongoing exhibits at the Henry Art Gallery and Burke Museum and UW-related art being shown off campus are featured.


March 7, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, opera, drama — and dinosaurs

UW Wind Ensemble performs March 12 in Meany Hall.

Lots of music this week, plus “Cyrano” continues and the Burke Museum holds Dino Day, a family-friendly event 65 million years in the making.


February 7, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music old and new, drumming and percussion — and the Burke’s Artifact ID Day

Burke Museum staff examine an item at Artifact ID Day.

The School of Music leads this crowded week, from baroque to modern, percussion to a combined band concert. Plus, Taiko drummers visit, the Henry Art Gallery has its annual gala and the Burke Museum holds its popular annual Artifact ID Day


January 31, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, theater, art, lectures — and ‘Short Takes on Plastics’

Bottles with Tree

The drama “Burn This” continues, the School of Art has multiple events and the Kirkland Choral Society stops by for a visit.



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