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Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Thalia Symphony Orchestra presents
Fate: Beethoven’s Fifth

Great Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free-$20.

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Under the musical direction of Michael Miropolsky, Thalia Symphony Orchestra returns to Town Hall with a performance of Chabrier’s “España,” Elgar’s “Cello Concerto in E minor,” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No.5 in C minor, op. 67.”

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Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Early Music Guild International Series presents
Ensemble Caprice: Salsa Baroque

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.

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Under the artistic direction of Matthias Maute and Sophie Larivière, Ensemble Caprice, an acclaimed Canadian ensemble renowned for its innovative interpretations of Baroque music, returns with its own take on the Euro-New World connection.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm

REC Music Foundation presents
Schubertiade: ‘Die schöne Müllerin’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $8-$15.

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Based on the poetry of Wilhelm Müller, Die schöne Müllerin is one of Franz Schubert’s most beloved pieces. The evening will feature Soprano Christina Kowalski, Affiliate Faculty at the University of Puget Sound, and Svitlana Smaga, collaborative pianist for Tacoma Opera.

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Friday, April 11, 2014, 7:00 – 10:30pm

Arts Corps presents
Youth Speaks Seattle Grand Slam

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $8-$20.

Youth Speaks
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Spoken word, immense creativity, and aspiring young artists. These are the characteristics of a poetry slam. In the culmination of the 2014 season, Arts Corps presents the annual Youth Speaks Seattle Grand Slam.

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Monday, April 7, 2014, 7:30 – 10:00pm

**SOLD-OUT**
University Book Store presents
An Evening with Michael Lewis

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $27.63.

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Advance tickets for this event are SOLD-OUT. A limited number of stand by tickets will be available at the door starting at 7:15 pm. From the business-savvy author of Moneyball comes a new book on the financial world. Lewis turns his gaze to the “revolt” of Wall Street you never knew was happening.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm

Early Music Discovery presents
Mini-Masterworks: Handel’s ‘Alcina’ with Seattle Historical Arts for Kids

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5-$10.

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Returning for their fourth Early Music Discovery performance, the kids of Seattle Historical Arts present a tale of sorcery, disguise, and escape.

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Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Women’s Funding Alliance presents
Today’s Feminism

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10.

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Join Jezebel’s Lindy West and Evergreen State College’s Stephanie Coontz for a discussion of “today’s feminism,” expanding economic power, and creating modern solutions to important issues facing women and girls today.

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Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Seattle Festival Orchestra presents
A Spring Concert

Great Hall; Enter on Eighth Avenue. $12-$20.

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The spring performance by this renowned local ensemble features four young violinists — Kayla Yagi-Bacon, Hannah Lee, Shintaro Taneda, and Charlotte Marckx. Under the direction of Wesley Schulz, enjoy the sounds of Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns, and Tchaikovsky.

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Saturday, March 29, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra presents
Bach Cantatas for Lent & Easter with Kevin Mallon

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.

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Guest director Mallon, music director of the Aradia Ensemble, the Orchestra in Residence at the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy, conducts an evening of Bach’s beloved cantatas appropriate for Lent and Easter:

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Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:00 – 10:00pm

Hipnotic Productions presents
A Celebration of Tribal Belly Dance

Great Hall; Enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$25.

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Experience the wonders of improvisational tribal belly dance with the 2014 Cues and Tattoos international festival showcase. The performance features all forms of this traditional dance, with seasoned professionals and pioneers of the art form.

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