Spring Arts Preview 2013: Editor's Picks

Spring Arts Preview 2013: Editor’s Picks

Arts editor Brangien Davis found two themes connecting the best shows to see in Seattle this spring.

Risky BusinessThis season is packed with strong leading women who take big chances. See for yourself, and decide if you’d rather follow their lead or learn from their mistakes. Get NakedUntitled Feminist Show Pullman-raised Young Jean Lee has made a name for herself the world over by creating edgy and innovative performance art. Proven adept…

More Things to Do This Halloween Weekend

More Things to Do This Halloween Weekend

Trick-or-treating? We’ve got you covered. Want to stay in a watch a good scary movie? Double check. Have an awesome costume and want to find something better than your typical, stand-around-until-the-punch-dries-up sorta party? Voila: HalloQueen — tenth anniversary performance by the local Queen tribute band led by Chris and Rick Friel, sons of legendary auctioneers…

Seattle's SuttonBeresCuller Sources New Performance Event from Craigslist

Seattle’s SuttonBeresCuller Sources New Performance Event from Craigslist

A wise man once said, “You can find anything on Craigslist.” Seattle installation artists SuttonBeresCuller took that man at his word for “To Be Determined,” their current show at On the Boards. The artists used Craigslist to source all the materials for the event, from the sculptural installations–which include an impressively huge globe made of…

Seattle choreographer Amy O’Neal

Seattle choreographer Amy O’Neal

O’Neal prepares for a series of new solo and duet dances at Velocity Dance Center.

Amy O’Neal has worked with Pat Graney Company and Scott/Powell Performance, as well as her own companies, Locust and (currently) AmyO/tinyrage. She is artist-in-residence at Velocity Dance Center and will perform new solos and duets with Kathleen Hermesdorf as part of Velocity’s Guest Artist Series. 10/28–10/29. 8 p.m. Prices vary. Velocity Dance Center, 1621 12th…

Local Authority: Mant Versus Nature

A colony of Seattle artists builds a life-size ant farm for Burning Man

Mant Versus Nature How much difference can one “mant” make? A group of Seattle artists called the Sober Free Society aims to find out at Burning Man (8/30–9/6), the annual festival held on an ancient desert lakebed in Black Rock City, Nevada, where hundreds of Seattleites flock each summer to construct and experience art installations. Burning…

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