Art, Film, Theater and Music: Previews and Performances at The Seattle Public Library in March
release date: 02/14/2020
The Seattle Public Library will host art discussions, film screenings, concerts and more at several locations throughout the city in March.
In Focus: Northwest Artists and Printmakers - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. In conjunction with the Library's Frame by Frame exhibit, curator David F. Martin discusses the lives and works of Northwest artists and printmakers.
Ladies Musical Club Concert - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8 at the West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., 206-684-7444. Join us for a concert featuring oboe, cello, piano and vocals. Performers will include: Lin Chen, soprano; Katie Beisel Hollenbach, clarinet; Erika Pierson, cello; and Karin McCullough, piano.
Ladies Musical Club Concert - Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. Join us for a concert featuring Korean art songs and solo piano music by Ravel, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. Performers will include: Ki-Jung Jun, soprano; and Rita Eunhong Kim (guest artist) and Joyce Gibb, piano.
Medieval Women's Choir Preview - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. Join artistic director Eric Mentzel and members of the Medieval Women's Choir for a preview of their upcoming concert, Psallite! This concert celebrates the Choir's 30th anniversary with repertoire most closely associated with them, including works written by Seattle composers Karen Thomas, Peter Siebert and founder Margriet Tindemans.
Seattle Philharmonic Preview - Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 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 Brahms' 2nd Symphony, songs by Richard Strauss, and a U.S. premiere of a work by Sweden-based American composer Molly Kien. With piano accompaniment.
Movies at Central - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room 2, 206-386-4636. Join us for a screening of "Little Stones" (2017). This documentary unites the personal narratives of four women around the world using art to create positive change in their communities. From a graffiti artist speaking out against domestic violence in the favelas of Brazil to a dancer rehabilitating sex-trafficking survivors in India, each of these women is contributing a stone to the mosaic of the women's movement through their art.
Scarecrow Video - 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089. Scarecrow Video presents a screening of "Pennies from Heaven" (1981), a musical romantic drama set in Depression-era Chicago, where sheet-music salesman, Arthur Parker, is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his wares. To escape his dreary life, he seeks solace in a love affair with an innocent school teacher. Directed by Herbert Ross and stars Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters and Jessica Harper. This is the third and final film in our three-part “Musicals” movie series.
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