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May 4, 2016

Arts Roundup: School of Music Scholarship Recital, ArtVentures – and Native Art Market


This week in the arts, see the world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company perform at Meany Hall and witness the talent of the next generation at the 2016 School of Music Scholarship Recital. Explore production design at a UW Drama exhibition, take an ArtVenture at the Henry Art Gallery and shop for Native American art at the Burke Museum.

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The Martha Graham Dance Company performs for three nights at Meany Hall, May 5-7.Photo: Brigid Pierce

Martha Graham Dance Company
May 5-7 | Meany Theater
UW World Series’ 2015-2016 season concludes with three performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company, an ensemble described by The Washington Post as “one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe.”  More info.

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Scholarship recipients perform music from Bach to Scelsi on May 7.

School of Music 2016 Scholarship Recital
2 p.m., May 7 | Brechemin Auditorium
The talents of UW School of Music scholarship students, including recipients of the Brechemin Foundation Scholarship, are showcased in an afternoon of music and celebration. RSVP to attend the post-concert reception.  More info.

ArtVenture: Comic Power with Mita Mahato
1 p.m., May 8 | Henry Art Gallery
ArtVentures, held the second Sunday of every month, encourage families to play, learn and create together. This month, explore the ways we think about power in the world – from the moon to the movies – by making comics that explore the invisible forces that surround us. More info.

A Muse of Fire: Production Design from UW Drama
Through May 11 | Odegaard Undergraduate Library
This month-long exhibition highlights the work of MFA lighting, costume and scenic design alumni and students from the School of Drama, as well as costumes and other items from the School’s costume shop.  More info.

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Buy art, interact with artists, and enjoy food trucks at the Burke’s Native Art Market, May 14.

Native Art Market
10 a.m., May 14 | Burke Museum
Join the Burke Museum for a celebration of Native art. Purchase original art directly from artists, watch demonstrations, and speak with Native American artists about woodcarving, basketry, jewelry, graphic design, metalwork and forging.  More info.

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