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November 20, 2013

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

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.”


Cast of “Woyzeck”: Kevin Lin, Esther Hafner, Jack McBride, Ahmed Al Awadhi, Parker Kennedy, Lauren Brown, Mimi Santos, Beverly Poole, Barrett Vandiver, Ned Denton and Kate Touhill.Lauren Beck

Play: “Woyzeck”
7:30 p.m., Nov. 21 – Dec. 8 | Hutchinson Hall Cabaret Theater
The Undergraduate Theater Society presents this drama by Georg Büchner, directed by Elizabeth Schiffler. More info.

Play: “Fifth of July”
7:30 p.m., Nov. 21-24 | Meany Studio Theater
Set in rural Missouri in 1977, “Fifth of July” revolves around the Talley family and focuses on their disillusionment with America in the wake of the Vietnam War. Wilson’s poignant play is rife with acting challenges while actively confronting many American taboos. More info.

Modern Music Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Nov. 22 | Jones Playhouse
Performing repertoire from the early- to mid-20th century and beyond, Inverted Space focuses on small ensemble and chamber orchestra works. The group performs works by Varese, Holliger and Boulez. More info.

Exhibit Opening Day: “Elwha: A River Reborn”
10:30 a.m., Nov. 23 | Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Listen to stories and attend music and dance performances from members of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. Also attend talks and book signings from Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes, whose book inspired the exhibit. More info.

Through Dec. 6 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
As part of the Nebula Series, the Sea-Cat team and their Art 360 students display their work. Expect something different from this nontraditional gallery show. More info.