Category Archives: Other Performance

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 8:30 – 10:30pm

Infinity Box Theatre Project: Thought Experiments on the Question of Being Human: Robots and Artificial Intelligence (Set B)

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5-$17.

Community, Other Performance, Science

In the three-day, four-event Thought Experiments festival, five local playwrights and five scientists collaborate on five original plays that ask: What does it mean to be human when robots and AI become an integral part of our lives?

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Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Building a Raft—Lessons from ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: UNCENSORED’

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

Arts & Culture, Literary, Other Performance

In advance of Book-It Repertory Theatre’s upcoming staging of Mark Twain’s classic Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: UNCENSORED, this interactive teaching/performance lecture touches on various approaches to the text: How do you teach it? How do you perform it? And what can we still learn from it?

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Friday, December 21, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Seattle Radio Theatre: ‘I’ll Be Seeing You’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $10-$15.

Family, Music, Other Performance, Special Programming

For its 13th annual all-ages holiday show, Seattle Radio Theatre performs the Lux Radio Theater version of I’ll Be Seeing You as originally broadcast on Christmas Eve 1945, accompanied by great live music and sound effects.

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Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:00 – 1:30pm

SPL: Clay Jenkinson: A Debate Between Thomas Jefferson & Theodore Roosevelt

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.

Civics, Other Performance

Cultural commentator, National Humanities Medal recipient, and Rhodes scholar Clay Jenkinson presents a debate in character between two of our county’s greatest presidents: Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt.

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Friday, November 30, 2012, 5:00 – 7:00pm

America SCORES Seattle: 10th Annual Poetry Slam

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.

Family, Literary, Other Performance

As the culminating event of the SCORES fall writing and literacy curricula, this poetry slam features dozens of elementary pupils/poet-athletes from Seattle’s underserved neighborhoods performing original works.

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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, October 28, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Mark Z. Danielewski / Seattle Radio Theatre: ‘The Fifty Year Sword’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

Literary, Music, Other Performance, Special Programming

In this collaborative theatrical presentation Mark Z. Danielewski, best-selling author of the mind-bending House of Leaves, conducts a live performance adaptation of his newest novella, The Fifty Year Sword, by Seattle Radio Theatre, with the visionary Christopher O’Riley on piano. Expect plenty of spooky music and master storytelling.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Symphony of the Soil: Screening and Q&A

Great Hall; enter on 8th Avenue. $10.

Civics, Other Performance

Deborah Koons Garcia, wife of the late Jerry Garcia and director of the popular documentary The Future of Food, presents and speaks about her new documentary, Symphony of the Soil, and its role in changing the political and cultural landscape of food in America.

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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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Sunday, July 15, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Poetry+Motion: My America

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $20-$25.

Literary, Other Performance

An innovative collaboration between local dancers and poets, Poetry+Motion explores the relationship between words and movement. In this performance, Seattle poets read works they’ve written to express their relationship to America, and local dancers perform new pieces inspired by the poets’ words and voices.

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