Art, Film, Theater and Music: Previews and Performances at The Seattle Public Library in June
release date: 05/15/2019
The Seattle Public Library will host musical preview lectures, art showcases, film screenings and dramatic performances at several locations throughout the city in June.
Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra – Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. Music Director Adam Stern provides a delightful preview of the Philharmonic's upcoming concert featuring Borodin's Polovtsian Dances.
Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) – 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) presents a screening of the film "Engineering with Nature - An Ode to Water, Wood, and Stone." After the film, there will be a panel discussion with the director and researchers, followed by a reception.
Madrona Artists' Showcase Opening Reception – 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch, 1134 33rd Ave., 206-684-4705. Local artists of all ages will show their artwork at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch from June 9 through July 7. Join us for the opening reception of the 2019 Madrona Artists' Showcase, where you can view the art and mingle with artists.
图书馆华人文艺表演(Chinese Traditional Music and Dance) - 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. Enjoy Chinese traditional songs, dances, live music and drumming, and a Qipao fashion show performed by Xihua Performing Artists Group.
The Wild Geese Players – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. For Bloomsday, The Wild Geese Players present Chapter 10, Wandering Rocks, from "Ulysses" by James Joyce—nineteen short slices of Dublin life in mid-afternoon on the fateful day of June 16th, 1904.
Movies at Central – 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room 2, 206-386-4636. The Central Library presents a screening of the film "The Great Dictator" (1940). In this controversial masterpiece, Charlie Chaplin offers both a cutting caricature of Adolf Hitler and a sly tweaking of his own comic persona. There will be a short discussion after the film.
Scarecrow Video – 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089. Scarecrow Video presents a screening of the film "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World" (2017), a music documentary examining the often-underappreciated role played by Native American musicians in shaping American popular music. After the film, there will be a discussion moderated by Scarecrow Video.
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