Seattle space theater, artwork, and dance picks to assist jump-start 2023

Seattle space theater, artwork, and dance picks to assist jump-start 2023

The start of the brand new 12 months is normally a quieter time for arts organizations, as many take a break after galloping by means of the busy vacation season. However KUOW’s Kim Malcolm received just a few concepts from Marcie Sillman, co-host of the DoubleXposure podcast, a contributing author for Crosscut, and KUOW’s former arts and tradition reporter.

I Am Not Your Excellent Mexican Daughter, at Seattle Rep

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I am fairly enthusiastic about this new present, primarily based on a best-selling younger grownup novel. It is a couple of teenage lady named Julia who needs to be a author and go to school, however her older sister Olga was just lately killed in a freak accident. So, as you may think, Julia’s dad and mom are holding her very shut. Then, in a twist, it seems that Olga, who Julia thought was the right Mexican daughter, actually wasn’t so good in spite of everything.

Ginny Ruffner: What if? On the Bainbridge Island Museum of Artwork

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Ginny is a Seattle-based glass/steel artist and painter. She has been on the prime of her area for at the very least 40 years. She was one of many first ladies to essentially break into the studio glass artwork world, which is centered right here. I respect Ginny for her hovering creativeness and her perseverance. She suffered a horrible auto accident years in the past and it left her combating for all times. She needed to learn to stroll and speak another time. So, to me, it is fabulous that she was in a position to proceed at such a excessive stage in her profession.

UW Dance Presents, at Meany Corridor

Whim W’Him’s WINTER ’23, at Cornish Playhouse

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It would not be me if I did not discuss dance performances, that are in abundance right here this weekend. I am heading to the College of Washington Dance Division showcase. And Whim W’Him’s inventive director Olivier Wevers has assembled a superb group of dancers and choreographers. I am very eager to see a brand new work by a lady named Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. She is in such excessive demand at dance firms world wide, so it is actually a deal with to get to see her work.

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