- The Seattle Pops series starts this Friday with Beatles music: “Classical Mystery Tour”…tickets available now $43 and above. Performances Friday 8pm, Saturday 8pm, and Sunday 2pm
NOTE: The Seattle Symphony wins another Grammy Award!
“The Seattle Symphony’s recording of Dutilleux’s Violin Concerto, L’arbre des songes
with violinist Augustin Hadelich has just won a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. This recording is part of a three-disc, multi-year recording project on Seattle Symphony Media, the orchestra’s in-house record label. The recording features live performances of Symphony No. 2 and Métaboles, and was also nominated for Best Orchestral Performance and Best Engineered Album for the 2016 Grammys. The third and final recording, along with a commemorative box set of all three recordings, will be released later in August in commemoration of Dutilleux’s 100th anniversary.” –You You Xia, Public Relations Manager
Saoirse Úna Ronan is an Irish-American actress. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee; receiving Best Supporting Actress nomination for her breakthrough role as Briony Tallis in Atonement, and a Best Actress nomination for her role as Eilis Lacey in Brooklyn.
- The movie Brooklyn is still playing in a few theaters. A wonderful immigrant story with great acting, direction and script. Soft, subtle and so beautifully shot…I loved it! AMC Pacific Place 11 has great matinee and senior prices and comfy seats! Parking there is easy and not too expensive. The redone Nordstrom’s Café looks interesting. Parking there is easy and not too expensive. The café has always had good food if you want to make it more than just a movie.
- The well-liked musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying gets a rave review from The Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson and is running at the 5th Avenue Theater until February 21.
- Northwest Flower and Garden Show: February 17th Wednesday through the 21st Sunday; Washington State Convention Center, $5-$31. Also in the Convention Center and worth seeing: The Northwest Collage Society has its juried 2016 Winter Show exhibited there. Running through March 26th
Next Post: A Short Stay – 3 days away in Redmond, WA…with lots to recommend it! Jon and I are just back and had a great time. Stay tuned.
What do you know of that is coming up that would make a great Short Foray Away? Share your recommendations in the comment section!