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The cast of ‘Bohemia’ returns for more cabaret fantasies at The Triple Door. Photo by Julia Nardin

Pick List: ‘Bohemia,’ Michael Nesmith, Seattle Chamber Music Society Winter Festival

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Why can’t we all just get along? Lynch, Crocetto, and Rawls in ‘Il trovatore.’ Photo by Jacob Lucas

Seattle Opera’s High C’s Adventure

Turns out a conventional approach is best for Verdi’s notoriously implausible ‘Il trovatore.’

 

Paintings like this one by Jane Kippenhan highlight The Art of Alzheimer’s new exhibition at City Hall. Photo by Julia Beers

Pick List: The Art of Alzheimer’s, Tasveer South Asian LitFest, All’s Well The Ends Well

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Charlie Parker’s jazz tale gets operatic as part of Seattle Opera’s upcoming season. Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography

Seattle Opera Announces Its 2019–20 Season

A new jazz opera about a troubled genius highlights the lineup.

Charlie Parker’s jazz tale gets operatic as part of Seattle Opera’s upcoming season. Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography
Shift Gallery showcases the fashionable wearable art of Kara Mia Fenoglietto.

Pick List: Kara Mia Fenoglietto, 14/48 Festival, Seattle Arabian Nights Festival

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Shift Gallery showcases the fashionable wearable art of Kara Mia Fenoglietto.
Close out 2018 with Thunderpussy at The Showbox. Photo by Matthew Wordell/Treefort Music Fest/Flickr

Pick List: New Year’s Eve Concerts & More

Close out 2018 with a host of great musical options.

Close out 2018 with Thunderpussy at The Showbox. Photo by Matthew Wordell/Treefort Music Fest/Flickr
Renoir’s ‘Heads of Two Young Girls’ is among the work that TAM shows off in ‘Key to the Collection.’ Images courtesy Tacoma Art Museum

Pick List: BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon, Savion Glover, ‘Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas’

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Renoir’s ‘Heads of Two Young Girls’ is among the work that TAM shows off in ‘Key to the Collection.’ Images courtesy Tacoma Art Museum
Skating Polly closes out its year by ripping through kinetic rock tunes at The Sunset. Photo by Melissa Wax

Pick List: Skating Polly, Merce 100, Jim Henson’s Holiday Special

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Skating Polly closes out its year by ripping through kinetic rock tunes at The Sunset. Photo by Melissa Wax
A view of Seattle Opera’s new home from Mercer Street. Photo by Sean Airhart

Seattle Opera’s New Heart of Glass

From its glittering face to the innovative performance possibilities within, the Opera Center was built for allure.

A view of Seattle Opera’s new home from Mercer Street. Photo by Sean Airhart
Conan O’Brien brings his stand-up pals to The Moore. Photo by Gage Skidmore/WikiMedia Commons

Pick List: Conan O’Brien, Shout Your Abortion, Deck the Hall Ball

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Conan O’Brien brings his stand-up pals to The Moore. Photo by Gage Skidmore/WikiMedia Commons
Book-It Rep’s ‘My Ántonia.’ Photo by John Ulman

In ‘My Antonia,’ Extraordinary Acting Packs a Punch

Book-It Rep’s diverse casting adds new depth to Willa Cather’s tale of friendship and hardship on the Great Plains.

Book-It Rep’s ‘My Ántonia.’ Photo by John Ulman
Sister act: Hana Lass (Elizabeth), Kelly Karcher (Lydia), Melanie Hampton (Jane), and Shanna Allman (Mary) in ‘Miss Bennet.’ Photo by Erik Stuhaug

Taproot’s Jane Austen Sequel Hails Mary

A character whose first draft got short shrift finally finds happiness in ‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley.’

Sister act: Hana Lass (Elizabeth), Kelly Karcher (Lydia), Melanie Hampton (Jane), and Shanna Allman (Mary) in ‘Miss Bennet.’ Photo by Erik Stuhaug
The Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival tour stops at Northwest Film Forum with ‘Mental’ and more. Photo courtesy Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival

Pick List: ‘My Àntonia,’ Sun Breaks, Bob Woodward

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The Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival tour stops at Northwest Film Forum with ‘Mental’ and more. Photo courtesy Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival
If you can spread half as much spirit as the Menashe house in West Seattle (5605 Beach Dr. SW), it should be a winning holiday season. Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr

Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018

Make the most of the season with 100+ regional festivals, concerts, stage shows, and more.

If you can spread half as much spirit as the Menashe house in West Seattle (5605 Beach Dr. SW), it should be a winning holiday season. Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr
The holiday folly of Pacific Northwest Ballet rendition of George Balanchine’s ‘The Nutcracker’ returns for its annual run. Photo by Angela Sterling

Pick List: ‘In the Heights,’ Amy Schumer, Neil deGrasse Tyson

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The holiday folly of Pacific Northwest Ballet rendition of George Balanchine’s ‘The Nutcracker’ returns for its annual run. Photo by Angela Sterling
There’s more than a little symbolism packed into the pages and walls of Edgar Arceneaux’s ‘Library of Black Lies.’ Courtesy Henry Art Gallery

Pick List: ‘Library of Black Lies,’ ‘Cage Shuffle,’ Freakout Festival

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There’s more than a little symbolism packed into the pages and walls of Edgar Arceneaux’s ‘Library of Black Lies.’ Courtesy Henry Art Gallery
French dance company Compagnie Käfig brings the lights of ‘Pixel’ to Meany Center. Photo by Laurent Philippe

Pick List: Compagnie Käfig, Brooklyn Rider, Pete Souza

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French dance company Compagnie Käfig brings the lights of ‘Pixel’ to Meany Center. Photo by Laurent Philippe
Pacific Northwest ballet debuts three works — Alexander Ekman’s ‘Cacti’ — during ‘All Premiere.’ Photo by Johan Persson/ArenaPAL

Pick List: Music of Remembrance, Short Run, PNB’s ‘All Premiere’

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Pacific Northwest ballet debuts three works — Alexander Ekman’s ‘Cacti’ — during ‘All Premiere.’ Photo by Johan Persson/ArenaPAL

Martial Arts at the Armory

Seattle Shakespeare’s affectionately traditionalist staging of Shaw’s unsentimental wartime satire, ‘Arms and the Man.’

The Joy Formidable brings its swirling walls of rock sound to Neumos. Photo courtesy The Press House

Pick List: ‘The Turn of the Screw,’ NFFTY, The Joy Formidable & Tancred

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The Joy Formidable brings its swirling walls of rock sound to Neumos. Photo courtesy The Press House