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SIFF 2015 Opens with Melissa McCarthy in 'Spy'

The latest pairing of actress Melissa McCarthy and director Paul Feig ('Bridesmaids,' 'The Heat') kicks off this year's festivities.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/15/2015
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Local(ish) Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Greer Grimsley

The frequent Seattle Opera star discusses 'Tosca,' his favorite roles, and dispelling operatic stereotypes.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/07/2015
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Dance News

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Carla Körbes Announces Her Retirement

The 2014-15 PNB season will be the star ballerina's finale.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/24/2014
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Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Kaori Nakamura

The PNB principal dancer looks back on her career as she prepares for her final full role in 'Giselle.'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/29/2014
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Film Fest

SIFF 2014 Picks: May 15–19

André 3000 becomes Jimi Hendrix, Laura Dern and Chiwetel Ejiofor visit, and more start of SIFF selections.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/13/2014
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Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Speight Jenkins

The opera's longtime general director preps to oversee his final performance.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/23/2014
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Film News

SIFF 2014 Opens with Jimi Hendrix Biopic

'Jimi: All Is By My Side' begins the fest's 40th edition on May 15 at McCaw Hall.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/21/2014
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Pacific Northwest Ballet Takes Flight with 'Air Twyla'

Choreographer Twyla Tharp's premiere works take center stage for PNB's 2013-14 season opener.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/23/2013
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One ‘Ring’ to Rule Them All

Seattle Opera revives its Northwest-inspired cycle of Wagner’s The Ring.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 08/01/2013
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Opera News

Aidan Lang Is the Next General Director of Seattle Opera

New Zealand Opera's chief will succeed Speight Jenkins in 2014.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/19/2013
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Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Carla Körbes

We chat with the PNB star about how Seattle has helped her grow as a dancer.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/30/2013
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Carla Körbes Dances Balanchine in PNB’s Season Finale

The Director’s Choice program features two Balanchine works and a world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 05/22/2013
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Wedding Wednesday

Win a Wedding at McCaw Hall

Share your love with McCaw Hall for a chance to win an exclusive summer wedding.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 03/20/2013
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Dance News

"When Carla Körbes Dances, Time Stops"

See what Vanity Fair is talking about when Pacific Northwest Ballet dances Roméo et Juliette.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/31/2013
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Season Announcement

Seattle Opera's 50th Anniversary Season Delivers 'Tales of Hoffmann' and a Premiere

Despite projected cutbacks to the 2013-14 season, there's much to celebrate.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/29/2013
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Dance News

Ballet Invites NASA "Mohawk Guy" for Performance in September

Bobak Ferdowsi joins an astronaut and a Star Trek star for a sci-fi-themed anniversary celebration.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 08/23/2012
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Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Lucien Postlewaite

The Pacific Northwest Ballet star just gave his notice—find out what’s in his future.

  • By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/12/2012
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Behind the Scenes of Don Quixote, the $3 Million Ballet

Pacific Northwest Ballets presents the U.S. premiere of this updated classic.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 02/02/2012
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The Weekend Starts...Now.

Met Picks: Allen Stone and Seattle Rock Orchestra, The Callers, David Lynch Retrospective

The top 10 things to see or do this weekend.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 01/12/2012
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The Vocal Stylings of Attila the Hun

He can sing, he can sack countries.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/10/2012
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