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November 15 Events

November 15, 6:00 pm, Raisbeck Hall

Company

Music + Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Directed by Richard Gray
Music Direction by Nathan Young

November 14, 8:00pm
November 15 + 16, 6:00pm + 9:00pm
November 17, 7:00pm

Raisbeck Performance Hall

Tickets purchased here.

November 15, 8:00 pm, Cornish Playhouse

Cornish Dance Theater Fall 2019 Concert

Cornish Dance Theater, the performing ensemble of the Dance Department at Cornish College of the Arts, is pleased to present its Fall 2019 Concert with choreography by faculty and guest choreographers Alana Isiguen, Michele Miller, Gérard Théorêt, and Stephanie Zaletel.

Performance Dates/Times Include:

Friday, November 15, 8pm Saturday, November 16, 2pm Saturday, November 16, 8pm

For inquiries regarding ADA Patron Caregiver Admission, please contact our Box Office via email at tickets@cornish.edu.

Tickets purchased here.

November 7 - December 21, Winston Wachter

Susan Dory Exhibit: Exotic Mass

Winston Wächter Fine Art Seattle is pleased to announce a new solo exhibition of work by painter Susan Dory. As Dory explains, the title for this new body of work, Exotic Mass, is taken from “a term in particle physics, roughly thought to be some form of unknown, exotic subatomic particles not categorizable, within the realm of dark matter.” In relation to her work, Dory uses the term to describe her painting compositions, which are built up of precariously balanced forms that stack and tip onto one another to create large, beautifully composed geometric (exotic) masses.

Susan Dory draws inspiration for her work from a myriad of ideas, subjects and visual information. Color is perhaps the most obvious of these subjects, as she relates to Joseph Albers’s idea that color is relational and that certain colors respond and change when juxtaposed with one another.

The natural landscape and the marking of time continue to be sources of compositional inspiration for Dory.  The forms and movement in her paintings evolve as she explores and studies the topography of the earth.  Geological formations, masses of rocks, the negative space and craggy forms of Gongshi rocks, the amorphous shapes of the desert plant llareta – just a few of the things that inform Dory’s work in abstract ways.  The resulting paintings are concerned with color, balance, weight and an interweaving composition built upon heavily layered paint. These overlapping shapes create a layering effect that consequently serve as a visual document of time. This layering process not only allows viewers to see through one shape and into another, it also creates a distinct, tactile quality to the pristine surfaces of her paintings.

Susan Dory’s work has been collected and exhibited nationally in public and corporate collections including the Tacoma Art Museum, the Art in Embassies Program, Microsoft, Nordstrom and the City of Seattle Arts Collection.

September 24 - December 7, MadArt

Lure

MadArt presents Lure, a site-specific installation by artists/architects Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers of Dream the Combine, in collaboration with Seattle-based artist/engineer Clayton Binkley. Inspired by the interplay of light, people, and the architectural environment of MadArt Studio, Lure explores how the gallery engages with public space. The structure—both object and environment, lure and trap—consists of hovering pathways formed by steel supports and sliding opacities of mesh and plaster. Visitors step from the sidewalk directly into the artwork, instantly becoming immersed in a looping circulatory system that encourages exploration, curiosity, and reciprocal engagement between the form and its audiences.

Open Studio (open during construction/installation):

September 24 – October 17

Tues-Fri 12-5pm

Opening Reception:

October 17 @ 6pm

Exhibition Period:

October 18 – December 7

Tues-Fri 10am – 5pm, Sat 12-5pm

Artist Talk:

Wednesday, October 30 @ 6pm

UW Architecture Hall Room 147

Photo credit: Pablo Enriquez courtesy of MoMA PS1, and the work is titled “Hide and Seek”

November 15, 5:30 pm, Museum of History and Industry

History Makers Gala 2019

Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year and celebrate MOHAI’s upcoming exhibit, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation.

This special event raises vital support for MOHAI’s exhibits and programs, including our K-12 education curriculum which serves almost 30,000 students and teachers each year. Enjoy an evening of great food, cocktails and wine, and a live auction of unique items and experiences only available at this event.

The fair market value of each ticket is $100 and is not tax-deductible.

For more information please contact us at rsvp@mohai.org or call 206 324 1126 Ext. 124.

Tickets can be purchased here.

November 2 - January 26, Museum of History and Industry

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation

Created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation at MOHAI Nov. 2, 2019- Jan. 26, 2020, explores the rich heritage and diverse contributions of Indian immigrants and their descendants in the United States.

The exhibit’s presentation at MOHAI will also include insights into the Northwest’s Indian American community, highlighting key moments in our region’s history and compelling stories of Northwest Indian American pioneers.

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