Dave Eggers and Maria Semple love one another’s books — Eggers’ The Circle and Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette. Brought together by their love of literature — and 826 Seattle — they’ll appear in conversation for one night only as a benefit for the organization.
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20/$5 for students at the door.
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 7:00 – 10:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $10-$15.
This yearly poetry showcase features previous Seattle Poetry Slam winners, coming together for one final competition. Highly entertaining, these all-original works and diverse array of participants make this a can’t-miss competition.
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5-$50.
Advance tickets for this event have been sold out. A limited number of stand-by tickets will be available at the door. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, bestselling author Flynn is the author of Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, and Dark Places.
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:00 – 10:00pm
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$60.
In recognition of World Week for Animals in Labs, join PETA President Newkirk for an exploration of the animal rights movement and its trajectory. Special emphasis will be given to the human relationship with animals and what direction it should head in the future.
Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free-$20.
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.”
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.
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.
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $8-$15.
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.
Friday, April 11, 2014, 7:00 – 10:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $8-$20.
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.
Monday, April 7, 2014, 7:30 – 10:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $27.63.
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.
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.
Returning for their fourth Early Music Discovery performance, the kids of Seattle Historical Arts present a tale of sorcery, disguise, and escape.