PNC/MLA 1999 Annual Meeting - Things to Do; Local Events in Seattle During the PNC Meeting

Things to Do In Seattle

PNC/MLA 1999 Annual Meeting
Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington
October 25-27, 1999

Saturday, October 23 | Sunday, October 24 | Monday, October 25
Tuesday, October 26 | Wednesday, October 27

 

Saturday, October 23

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. University of Washington. Open 10-5, 7 days a week, and Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. Admission is $5.50. Exhibits include "Pacific Voices" and "Scary Fishes from Deep Time". In "Pacific Voices", 20 communities of Pacific origin share their heritage through personal stories, photographs, interactive displays, and artifacts. "Scary Fishes" examines how ancient fishes evolved in the oceans. For more information, call (206)543-5590.

Seattle Art Museum. 100 University St. (North end of downtown, between 1st and 2nd Sts. About 6 blocks from Monorail Station.) Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 10-5, except Thursday, 10-9. The museum is closed on Monday. Admission is $7. For more information, call (206)654-3255.

National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Visiting Orchestra Series. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. (North end of downtown on Second Avenue between University and Union, about 5 blocks from the Monorail station.) For more information or tickets call the ticket office, (206)215-4747.

The Magic Flute. Seattle Center Opera House (In the Seattle Center.) 7:30 p.m. Prices $30-$103. 3 hours. For tickets, call Ticket Master, (206)628-0888 Mercer and 3rd Ave N.

"Golden Child", at the Seattle Repertory Theater (In Seattle Center). David Henry Hwangís comedy about Eastern traditions clashing with the western world. 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For tickets call (206)443-2222.

Chick Corea & Origin, part of the 1999 Earshot Jazz Festival. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., at the King Cat Theater, $25 reserved and $23 discount. Voted "Best Acoustic Band" by Jazz Times 1999 readers. Pianist Corea has been on the jazz scene for 30 years, founding the band "Return to Forever" in the 1970ís and the 1980ís "Elektric" and "Akoustic" bands. For more information call Festival Hotline: (206)547-9787. 2130 6th Ave. (Midway between Seattle Center and Downtown.)

James Cotton. Jazz Alley, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. 2033 6th Ave., Seattle (Midway between Seattle Center and Downtown). For ticket information, call Ticket Master, (206)628-0888.

Paul Taylor Dance Company. 8 p.m. $32. Meany Theater, University of Washington. For ticket information call the UW Arts Ticket Office (1-800-859-5342, or Seattle # (206)543-4880). Or call TicketMaster, (206)292-ARTS.

"The Royal Family". Intiman Theater (in Seattle Center). $25-$40. 8 p.m. 1927 comedy by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber based on the Barrymores- early 20th century American theater family. For tickets, call box office at (206)269-1900.

Sunday, October 24

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio, part of the 1999 Earshot Jazz Festival. 8 p.m., On the Boards, $18. Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Cuban piano virtuoso, appears with Ignacio Berroa (drums) and Jeff Chambers (bass). For more information call Festival Hotline: (206)547-9787. Located next to Seattle Center, at 100 W Roy, at the corner or 1st Ave. W.

David Sedaris, 3:30 p.m., at Meany Theater, University of Washington campus. Sponsored by Seattle Menís Chorus. Tickets are $18-$22. Order through Seattle Menís Chorus (206)323-2992, or through Ticket Master, (206)292-ARTS.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills. NFL football at the Kingdome. Call TicketMaster, (206)292-ARTS . By Pioneer Square, south end of downtown area.

James Cotton at Jazz Alley. 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. See listing under Saturday, October 23.

"The Royal Family", at the Intiman Theater. See listing under Saturday, October 23.

"Golden Child" at Seattle Repertory Theater. See Saturday, October 23 listing.

Monday, October 25

Steve Lacy and Irene Aebi, part of the 1999 Earshot Jazz Festival. 8 p.m., $12, Town Hall. In the first set Lacy, soprano saxophonist and winner of the Macarthur Foundation "genius" award, interprets 10 of his favorite Ellington tunes. In the second set, heís joined by a distinctive jazz vocalist Irene Aebi, (they are husband and wife), in her tribute to six Beat poets. Town Hall. For more information call Festival Hotline: (206)547-9787. (Located in downtown Seattle, 3 blocks from Monorail Station.)

"The Royal Family", at the Intiman Theater. See listing under October 23, Saturday.

Tuesday, October 26

John Williams in Recital. John Williams, guitar. 7:30 p.m. at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. (On Second Avenue, between University and Union, about 5 blocks from downtown Monorail Station.) For more information, call ticket office (206)215-4747.

Emerson String Quartet. Meany Theater, University of Washington campus, 8 p.m., $27. For ticket information call UW Arts Ticket Office. 1-800-859-5342, or (206)543-4880. Or call Ticket Master, (206) 292-ARTS.

"The Royal Family", at the Intiman Theater. See listing under October 23, Saturday.

"Golden Child" at the Seattle Repertory Theater. See listing under October 23, Saturday.

Wednesday, October 27

Ingrid Jensen Quartet, part of the 1999 Earshot Jazz Festival, 8 p.m. at Tulaís, $10. Ingrid Jensen is a "rising-star" trumpeter, with 3 well-reviewed CDs. For more information call Festival Hotline: (206)547-9787. Located midway between Seattle Center and Downtown, at 2214 2nd Ave.

Wayne Horvitz: 4+1+4 w/ The Seattle Chamber Players, Benaroya Hall; Nordstrom Recital Hall, 8 p.m., $13, part of the 1999 Earshot Jazz Festival. Wayne Horvitz, a leading NY Downtown keyboardist who settled in Seattle in 1989, performs with Eyvind Kang (violin, from the Bill Frisell Quartet), Julian Priester, trombone, Reggie Watts on keyboards, and Tucker Martine, electronic mix. Performance premiers new jazz-chamber compositions, created with a grant from the Seattle Arts Commissionís Diverse Works Program. Located on 2nd Ave. between Union and University Sts., about 5 blocks from downtown Monorail Station.

"The Royal Family" at the Intiman Theater. See listing under Saturday, October 25.

"Golden Child" at the Seattle Repertory Theater. See listing under Saturday, October 25.


For more information contact Chris Beahler or Sarah Safranek, Conference Chairs

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