Stormewebber wildtales mxvl5u

Storme Webber, pictured as a young child in Wild Tales of a Renegade Halfbreed Bulldagger, featured in her first solo-exhibition Casino: A Palimpsest. 

Mon, Sept 11
John Nichols: Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse
As the national affairs writer for The Nation magazine, associate editor for the Capital Times, and contributor to MSNBC, NPR, and BBC, John Nichols knows politics. Now he turns his focus on the motley crew of individuals that now make up President Trump's administration. Nichols creates an accessible yet in-depth field guide that exposes the people behind Trump's presidency in his new book Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America. Words will not be minced. The Summit on Pike, $5

Tue, Sept 12
Al Di Meola
Upon its release in 1977, Italian composer and guitarist Al Di Meola's album Elegant Gypsy gained international recognition for its complex musical structure and unique blend of funk and electro-latin-jazz sound. Di Meola subsequently released over twenty more albums, but 40 years later his second still stands out for its mastery. In celebration of the album's anniversary, Di Meola embarks on tour in honor of the masterpiece that paved his way to fame. Neptune Theatre, $38

Wed, Sept 13
Mike Love: 'Good Vibrations'
The iconic Beach Boys frontman and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame lyricist is now a New York Times best selling memoirist. In Good Vibrations, Mike Love reflects on all of the band's successes—including 55 top 100 singles and 13 gold albums—and the accompanying wild life of fame and bandmate tensions that come with such exposure. Love details the full story of the group's overnight success in a riveting inside look into one of the most beloved bands in history. University Book Store, Free

Wed, Sept 13
'Julius Caesar'            
Over a thousand years after Caesar's assassination, William Shakespeare brought the story of ascension and betrayal. Julius Caesar is an iconic medley of all of Shakespeare's favorite plot motifs: power, corruption, faulty loyalties, and bits of the supernatural. Seattle Shakespeare Company's rendition of this political thriller induces grief, nail-biting suspense, and hot anger, with classic monologues that shed light on the tragedy of betrayal. Cornish Playhouse, $10–50

Thu, Sept 14
A Conversation with Storme Webber and Miranda Belarde-Lewis
Seattle native and interdisciplinary artist Storme Webber's first solo exhibit Casino: A Palimpsest is about halfway through its two month exhibition at the Frye. In it, Webber focuses on Pioneer Square, a hub for queer and marginalized communities during the late nineteenth century, and her experience frequenting the area as a child by her mother's side. Frye guest curator Miranda Belarde-Lewis moderates a discussion with Webber about her artistic process and the impact of the exhibit, which explores the way a land grows and morphs alongside the communities that inhabit it. Frye Art Museum, Free 

Fri, Sept 15
Hugo Literary Series: Meghan Daum, Solmaz Sharif, Sonora Jha and Joy Mills
In the spirit of new beginnings—as in Hugo House's upcoming move to its new location back on Capitol Hill—the Hugo House Literary Series asks prominent writers around the country to produce new work that speaks to a very appropriate theme: sequels. The series kicks off with readings by essayist and novelist Meghan Daum (The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion), Kenyon and Boston Review published poet Solmaz Sharif (Look), Hugo House Writer in Residence, political essayist, and memoirist Sonora Jha, and a performance by country singer Joy Mills. Fred Wildlife Refuge, $25

Fri, Sept 15 
Carolina Ebeid and Charif Shanahan
Two up-and-coming poets make their Seattle debuts in celebration of new releases. Colorado-based Carolina Ebeid reads meditative, thoughtful work from her new collection You Ask Me To Talk About the Interior, and the Bronx native and Stanford University Wallace Stegner Fellow Charif Shanahan reads from Into Each Room We Enter Without Knowing, a collection that explores Shanahan's identity through a critical cultural lens. Open Books, Free 

Filed under
Show Comments