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Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: August 8–14

Take in dance at Olympic Sculpture Park, Tacocat during lunch hour, and South Lake Union Block Party without spending a cent.

  • By Kyle Kuhn and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/08/2016


A Tough Nut to Crack

After 31 years, Pacific Northwest Ballet is finally staging a new Nutcracker. Here’s what you need to know.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 11/23/2015

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: September 2015

Jonathan Franzen searches for Purity in the Internet age, and Seattle Symphony and Pacific Northwest Ballet begin their new seasons in style

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/31/2015

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/04/2015

Fiendish Conversation

Carla Körbes Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

The star dancer discusses what led to her early retirement, her favorite ballets, and disconnecting from the real world while on stage.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/03/2015

Fiendish Conversation

The Stories Behind Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker' Designs

The longtime PNB costumer Mark Zappone shares stories of Maurice Sendak and the man's iconic 'Nutcracker' designs.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 12/03/2014

Quote Unquote

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Laura Tisserand takes center stage in the company’s final season of the Kent Stowell–choreographed ‘Nutcracker.’

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/01/2014


Slide Show: PNB's First Look Opening Gala

  • Published 09/27/2014

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

Midsummer Mischief

PNB's Backstage Bash Offers a Post-Dance Dance Party

To celebrate its production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' the ballet hosts a night of drinks, acrobatics, and more.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/15/2014

Season Annoucement

Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2014-15 Season Features the Finale for Stowell & Sendak's 'Nutcracker'

Lineup includes Balanchine's 'Jewels,' two works by Alexei Ratmansky, and more.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/12/2014


PNB to Lose a Gem of a Dancer, but Gain a Brilliant Teacher

Kaori Nakamura’s coming retirement marks the end of her dazzling presence onstage and the beginning of her invaluable teaching at PNB School.

  • By Jeremy Novak
  • Published 01/24/2014
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