Category Archives: In-Residence

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Geo & David Mitsuo Nixon: Residents’ World Premieres/Finale

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

Arts & Culture, In-Residence

In the culminating performance of Town Hall’s second three-month In Residency program, Artist in Residence Geo and Scholar in Residence David Mitsuo Nixon present the creative results of their terms—so creative, in one case, you could become a permanent part of music history!

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Thursday, March 21, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Scratch Night: Geo: ‘Rappers W/ Cameras’ at Town Hall

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free, but reservations are required.

Arts & Culture, In-Residence, Music

Rappers W/ Cameras at Town Hall, an “interactive multimedia fiesta,” features an unveiling of photos from Geo and Thig Natural’s upcoming zine, themed around personalities in the Seattle hip-hop scene; a live discussion with the two rappers; a sneak peek at music works-in-progress; music spun by DJ Daps1; and a portrait room.

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Sunday, March 3, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Scratch Night: David Mitsuo Nixon: Kunjabunja Art Party

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free, but reservations required.

Arts & Culture, In-Residence

Town Hall’s new Scholar in Residence, multidisciplinary artist and UW philosophy Professor David Mitsuo Nixon, kicks off his term by hosting a one-of-a-kind improvisational-music party—a Kunjabunja, with artists including members of “Awesome” and The Half Brothers making and recording as much art (especially music) as possible.

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Sunday, December 9, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

World Premieres: Residents Ahamefule J. Oluo & Lesley Hazleton

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5

In-Residence, Literary, Music, Special Programming

In the culminating performance of Town Hall’s inaugural three-month In Residency program, Artist in Residence Ahamefule J. Oluo and Scholar in Residence Lesley Hazleton present the creative results of their terms and introduce us to the Spring 2013 Artist and Scholar In Residence.

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Sunday, October 28, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Scratch Night: Crowdsourcing Fiction with Nassim Assefi and Scholar-In-Residence Lesley Hazleton

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free, but registration required.

In-Residence, Literary, Other Performance

What happens when readers and an author meet around a table to collaborate on a new piece of fiction? The second in a series of regular Scratch Nights (free-form, anything-goes events where artists of all stripes have freedom to experiment in front of a live audience) is the brainchild of Town Hall Scholar-In-Residence Lesley Hazleton. The goal: to edit a new piece of fiction using crowdsourcing and direct engagement.

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Sunday, September 23, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Scratch Night: Confessions

Downstairs at Town Hall, $5

In-Residence, Literary, Other Performance

Town Hall kicks off the inaugural Fall 2012 In-Residence program with the first in an on going series of Scratch Nights. Originating in the UK, a Scratch Night is a free-form, anything goes space where artists of all stripes have freedom to experiment in front of a live audience. Afterwards, the action moves online, to a bar, or another open place of conversation where the audience talks back and the performer listens.

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