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October 26, 2016

Arts Roundup: Calidore String Quartet, I Dig Dinos – and a Halloween Organ Concert


Celebrate Halloween with a concert of spooky organ classics in Kane Hall or a dinosaur dress-up party at the Burke Museum. Catch performances from jazz pianist Marc Seales, the Calidore String Quartet, or fado singer Mariza. The Jacob Lawrence Gallery celebrates the centennial anniversary of its namesake’s birth with a new exhibition.


The Calidore String Quartet performs at Meany Hall, October 27.

Calidore String Quartet
7:30 p.m., October 27 | Meany Theater
The award-winning Calidore String Quartet performs a program of chamber music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Schumann at Meany Hall. This event replaces the previously-announced Heath Quartet performance, which was cancelled due to illness. More info.

Marc Seales: Piano Jazz
7:30 p.m., October 28 | Brechemin Auditorium
Noted Northwest jazz pianist and UW professor Marc Seales presents a program of music for solo piano in the first performance of this quarterly piano series. More info.

UW’s Littlefield Organ

UW’s Littlefield Organ comes to life for an  Halloween tradition, October 28.

Halloween Organ Concert
7:30 p.m., October 28 | Kane Hall, Walker-Ames Room
Students of Professor Carole Terry perform spooky organ classics—including Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor—on the UW’s Littlefield Organ. More info.

I Dig Dinos

The Burke Museum’s monthly “I Dig Dino” events are designed for children ages 3-7.Photo: Rachel Crick

I Dig Dinos
11 a.m., October 30 | Burke Museum
Budding paleontologists are invited to the Burke Museum for a day of fossilized fun. Children are encouraged to get in the Halloween spirit by making dinosaur masks and Stegosaurus hats and by uncovering fossils in the Dino Dig Pit. Costumes encouraged. More info.

8 p.m., November 1 | Meany Theater
One of world’s most acclaimed and decorated artists in her field, vocalist Mariza returns to Meany Hall with her bewitching renditions of fado — the haunting torch songs of old Portugal. More info.

Utopia Neighborhood Club: School Faculty + International Artists
November 2 – December 23 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
The School of Art + Art History + Design celebrates the 100th anniversary of Jacob Lawrence’s birth with a series of participatory exhibitions and programs. This first exhibition showcases artwork by UW faculty alongside international artists. The public is invited to the opening celebration on November 1 at 5 p.m. More info.

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