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February 4, 2015

Arts Roundup: Drama, exhibitions – and ‘The Way Black Machine’


Following up last week’s full schedule of arts events, this week is equally packed. The School of Drama’s production of “Twelfth Night” runs its final weekend, the Jacob Lawrence Gallery’s exhibit, “The Way Black Machine,” is now open and the School of Music presents a faculty recital with Douglas Cleveland on organ and David Gordon on trumpet.

January 28, 2015

Arts Roundup: Music, lectures – and ‘Twelfth Night’

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As we approach the end of January, enjoy a show or two. The School of Drama’s production of “Twelfth Night” sets Shakespeare in The Roaring Twenties, the School of Music offers a variety of performances including the Modern Music Ensemble and a Student Chamber Concert, and the UW World Series presents Ukranian pianist Vadym Kholodenko.

January 7, 2015

Arts Roundup: Lectures, ArtBreak – and the Takács Quartet

Melia Watras

Welcome back to a new year and new quarter! Henry Art Gallery kicks off the first Arts Roundup of the year with an assortment of events related to the exhibit “Ann Hamilton: the common S E N S E,” including a lecture presented by Seattle Arts and Lectures and an unusual exhibition tour with ArtVenture.

December 10, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, drama — and ‘An Appalachian Christmas’


As autumn quarter comes to a close, Arts Roundup begins a holiday hiatus. But first we offer some final suggestions of campus art activities, including Mark O’Connor and his band performing ”An Appalachian Christmas.”

December 3, 2014

Arts Roundup: Lectures, music — and UW Symphony and Opera Theater


This week there are lots of events to keep students, staff and faculty busy before finals. Don’t miss “Idleness,” the second Factory Showroom exhibit at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, or the UW Symphony and UW Opera Theater performing a version of Puccini’s opera “Gianni Schicci.”

November 19, 2014

Arts Roundup: Drama, dance — and ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’

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Have you ever considered the implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions? Then don’t miss the three-day symposium “Surveillance and Privacy: Art, Law and Social Practice” hosted by the Henry Art Gallery and the Center for Digital Art and Experimental Media (DXARTS).

November 12, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, film — and ‘Meet the Mammals’

Jon Kimura Parker

It’s a packed week in the arts, with a diverse array of options to suit any fancy. The UW World Series has a music-themed weekend with Jon Kimura Parker on Friday night and Touré-Raichel Collective the next. Also, don’t miss the last film in the Climate Change and Nuclear Risks: A Speaker & Film Series presented by the Burke.

November 5, 2014

Arts Roundup: Art, music — and ‘Sweet Charity’

The Musical Theater Program debuts "Sweet Charity," Nov. 14-23, Meany Studio Theater

This week in the arts features an array of film, exhibitions, music and musical theater to enjoy—one of the highlights being “Sweet Charity,” the debut production of the new Musical Theater program.

October 29, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, music — and ArtBreak


Music and exhibitions lead this week in the arts as David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and the School of Music presents the annual Halloween Organ Concert featuring spooky classics.

October 8, 2014

Arts Roundup: Drama, music — and Anne Hamilton’s ‘The Common S E N S E’

Ann Hamilton

Fall is a busy time for the arts on campus, with a dizzying array of performances and exhibitions to take advantage of.

July 9, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, theater and Burke’s Summer Festival

Girl on the shoreline with mountain in background.

Summer is here and with that comes a vibrant local arts scene. In this special issue, we highlight events not only on the UW’s Seattle campus but also events in the community that involve our talented students, faculty and alumni.

June 11, 2014

Arts Roundup: Year-end student exhibitions abound


Though graduation and summer are approaching, there is still a lot to see on campus, including exhibitions at the Henry Art Gallery and Odegaard Undergraduate Library.

May 27, 2014

Graduate student art, design projects exhibited at Henry Art Gallery


With autobiographical oil paintings, informational graphics, a wall-sized photomontage and sculptures resembling inside-out cameras, the annual spring exhibition of graduate student art at the Henry Art Gallery offers a lot for the visitor — as it does every year.

May 21, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, dance – and ‘The Workroom’

'Wax on Paper'

As we head into a long weekend, take the time to indulge in some of the innovative performances and exhibits happening on campus.

May 14, 2014

Arts Roundup: Dance, opera – and the University District Street Fair


Dance, opera, exhibition openings and the Roethke Reading fill this especially busy week in the arts. From the MFA Dance Concert to School of Music and Pacific MusicWorks’ production of G.F. Handel’s “Semele,” there’s plenty to see and do on the main stages.

May 7, 2014

Arts Roundup: Dance, music – and IMPFest

MFA Dance Concert 2013

This week, enjoy a bevy of events that range from the Painting + Drawing exhibition at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery to IMPFest at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse.

April 30, 2014

Arts Roundup: Lectures, music– and Alonzo King LINES Ballet

LINES Ballet Writing Ground

The forecast is looking bright not only in relation to the weather but also for the arts on campus!

April 23, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, music – and the Kollar American Art Lecture

"Aurora Borealis"

As we step into spring it’s a busy week for the arts on campus and we encourage you to take advantage of the many performances, exhibitions and lectures now happening.

April 16, 2014

Arts Roundup: Film, University Symphony – and ‘The Beggar’s Opera’

The Beggar's Opera

There’s much to see and do this week in the arts. Join the Burke Museum this Saturday for Native Arts and Artists Day or Head to the Jones Playhouse for the debut of “The Beggar’s Opera” presented by the UW School of Drama.

April 2, 2014

Arts Roundup: Music, dance – and exhibit openings

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève

With the start of spring quarter brings a fresh lineup of exciting events to attend on the Seattle campus.

March 26, 2014

Arts Roundup: Ballet, lectures — and ‘Sixty Years Behind Bars’

Geneva Ballet

Rounding out spring break there is a variety of events to keep you entertained. From the School of Art Distinguished Artist Lecture featuring Mel Chin to Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève presented by the UW World Series, prepare yourself for spring quarter because it’s looking bright!

March 19, 2014

Arts Roundup: Film, music — and Circa


Winter quarter ends this week but the campus has plenty of events to keep you entertained over spring break — from a film screening at the Henry Art Gallery to an Australian cirque group at Meany Hall. And while you’re at it, enjoy the cherry blossoms that are almost in full bloom.

March 12, 2014

Arts Roundup: Mammoth tusk, art – and JACK Quartet

Richard Goode

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!

March 6, 2014

Arts Roundup: Dino Day, music — and Cloud Gate

Dino Day

This coming week in the arts there’s an array of dance, theater and exhibitions to enjoy. Don’t miss Dino Day and ArtVENTURES at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery or Cloud Gate presented by the UW World Series.

February 26, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, dance — and ‘The Arabian Nights’

Dance Majors Concert

Exhibit openings, music, theater and dance performances fill this especially busy week in the arts.

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.

December 11, 2013

Arts Roundup: Exhibits at the Henry and Burke Museum


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.

December 4, 2013

Arts Roundup: Drama, Ladino Day — and the UW Opera Theater

Woyzeck Cast

As fall quarter comes to a close, there’s still plenty to see and do on campus. This coming week, attend the UW Opera Theater to brush up on your “Le Nozze di Figaro,” or enjoy the final weekend of the Undergraduate Theater Society’s performance of “Woyzeck.”

November 26, 2013

Arts Roundup: Drama, art — and the School of Music’s ‘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 7, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, lectures — and the School of Drama’s ‘Fifth of July’

AnDa Union performs Nov. 5 in Meany Hall

This week there is a smattering of events with a highlight being the School of Drama’s “Fifth of July,” directed by Professor Valerie Curtis-Newton. Also, if Mongolian music suits your fancy, you’re in luck because the vibrant young ensemble, AnDa Union makes their Seattle debut on the Meany stage. JewDub Talks 7 p.m., Nov. 7…

October 24, 2013

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


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 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 14, 2013

Arts Roundup: Symphony, chamber singers, organ music and more

The University Symphony will perform with the Chamber Singers March 15 in Meany Hall.

The UW Symphony, Chamber Singers, Littlefield Organ Series and more this week in UW arts.

February 28, 2013

Arts Roundup: Dance, art, music, lectures — and students stage ‘Cyrano’

actors in Undergraduate Theater Society's production of "Cyrano."

This week the Undergraduate Theater Society stages the Cyrano de Bergerac story and the School of Drama performs “Pentecost.” There’s also the 2013 Dance Majors Concert.

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