Concerts, Previews and Performances at The Seattle Public Library in August
release date: 07/13/2018
The Seattle Public Library will host concerts, musical preview lectures and dramatic performances at several locations throughout the city in August.
Richard III preview with upstart crow collective - Join director Rosa Joshi and actors from upstart crow collective for a discussion and reading from their upcoming all-female production of Shakespeare's Richard III.
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1, 206-3896-4636.
Vocalist Jessica Clipper - Join Lake City Future First and the Lake City Branch for a performance of teen sensation Jessica Clipper.
- 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Lake City Farmers Market, Northeast 125th Street and 28th Avenue Northeast.
Young Musicians Concert – Alina Bui, Lian Halbert, and James Liang from Shih-Yi Kuan’s music studio in Mill Creek will perform operatic arias and piano works from 18th and 19th centuries.
- 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.
African Showcase Performance - Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation. This program is part of the Library's Summer of Learning.
- 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Yesler Community Center, 917 E. Yesler Way.
- 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at Madrona Playground Park, 3211 E. Spring St.
- 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at Albert Davis Park, 12526 27th Ave. NE.
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S.
- 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at Greenwood Park, 8905 Fremont Ave. N.
- 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the NewHolly Branch, 7058 32nd Ave. S., 206-386-1905.
Stellaluna – Join Tears of Joy Theatre for a puppet show based on the popular children’s book by Janell Cannon. The fruit bat, Stellaluna, learns just what it takes to be a bird, a bat and a friend. The performance features puppets that kids can explore after the show. This program is part of the Library's Summer of Learning.