Meet an Olympic athlete, a NASA astronaut, and a Nigerian writer during Seattle’s Black History Month. February, 2013 is filled with performances, films, lectures and art in celebration of our country’s African American heritage.
Here are few of the offerings the Seattle arts and culture scene offers up this year.
Maria, the Captain and all the Von Trapp Family Singers will delight you and your family this holiday season. Whether it’s a stage performance, or a sing-along with Julie Andrews on the big screen, here’s where you can yodel with the goat herders in Seattle!
It’s the fifth annual Gig Harbor Film Festival, October 19 – 21! Plus, on October 18, you’ll have a chance to meet this year’s special guest, Gig Harbor High School grad and award-winning actor Josh Lucas!
The 5th Avenue Theatre is joining in the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the original stage version of Grease with an entertaining cinematic experience: Sing-a-Long-a Grease. Here’s your chance to sport a pink wig or poodle skirt and belt out “Grease Lightning” at The 5th Avenue Theatre, at one of four screenings, September 7, 8 and 9.
From Bumbershoot to blackberries, there’s lots to celebrate around Puget Sound over Labor Day weekend. Say goodbye to summer with one of these fun festivals!
From Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3, downtown Seattle will be filled with loads of music and experiences that appeal to a wide audience. Bring the kids, bring your friends to Bumbershoot, 2012! And hurry! Ticket prices increase on Wednesday, August 15.
Seattle Hempfest and three Seattle churches will host sneak previews of the definitive new pot documentary LEGALIZE IT, a socially conscious documentary on Prop 19 – the 2010 campaign to legalize marijuana in California.
The latest multi-disciplinary project by Marc Bamuthi Joseph is a vibrant performance of dance, music, film and poetic text. red, black & GREEN: a blues is hoped to spark discussion about racism, social ecology and collective responsibility. It runs through June 2.
Put on your Spock ears and get ready to teleport yourself to Seattle EMP Museum for a new exhibit starting Saturday, June 9, filled with sci-fi literature, film, television, and art, including an Imperial Dalek from Doctor Who, the command chair from the classic television series Star Trek, Neo’s coat from The Matrix Reloaded and more!