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Arts at Home: Virtual resources offered by our resident arts organizations.

BOOK-IT REPERTORY THEATRE

This season, Book-It Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Gus Menary has gone all-audio to play with the form and structure of book adaptations in five “mainstage” dramas. Single tickets are now on sale for Childfinder and The Canterville Ghost. Maflanaland goes on sale Feb. 15. Also for 2021, the company can’t tour, so they have woven the work of their artists into the structure and content of every offering: Interactive Story Kits, Story Adventure Workshops, Skills Workshops , and free Reader’s Theatre script excerpts! Learn more at https://www.book-it.org

CASCADE PUBLIC MEDIA

Feb. 4, Food for Thought: A Conversation with Christopher Kimball.

Feb. 16, Insurrection, Domestic Terror and White Supremacy . Guest journalists Leah Sotille and Bill Morlin will speak about this long-standing threat.

Feb. 19, CPM Community Listening Session, CPM wants to hear from your thoughts on the most pressing issues facing Central and Western WA during a lunchtime listening session.

Feb. 25, Well Beings: Centering the Mental Health of Black Youth addresses youth mental health and well-being. Learn more and register at https://www.cascadepublicmedia.org/events

CLASSICAL KING FM & SEATTLE OPERA

Here’s a rare opportunity to listen to an operatic masterpiece in the comfort of your home, The Ring, recorded by Seattle Opera on August 2005. • Feb, 6 at 10pm: Das Rheingold. • Feb. 9 at 7pm: Die Walkiire • Feb. 11 at 7pm: Siegfried. • Feb. 13 at 10pm: Gotterdammerung . More at https://www.seattleopera.org/kingfm

MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE (MOPOP)

lndulge in some cinematic junk food that feeds the soul, tickles the funnybone and makes your eyes roll at MoPOP’s So Bad, It’s Good movie series, featuring Con Air, Feb. 13. If the horror genre is more to your liking, check out It’s Coming from inside the House, showing Shivers on Feb. 19. More at https://www.mopop.org//programs-plus­education/programs/movies-at-mopop

PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET

PNB’s next production, Romeo & Juliette, posts digitally Feb. 11-15, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Also for February, PNB offers live online re-creations of PNB’s Open Program to give adults dance students the same ballet classes they know and love from the comfort of their own home, offered Monday through Saturday. More at https://www.pnb.org

POTTERY NORTHWEST

Explore your inner clay artist with a variety of two-hour classes offered online • Saturdays at 10am,

Sustainable Practices: Glorious Glaze Waste • Mondays at 6pm, Thrown Jars & Lids • Pre-recorded, Super fun

Claytime Beginner’s Handbuilding – You can also sign up for Pottery Northwest Speaks: A Roundtable Discussion with Tip Toland, Patti Warashina, and Richard Notkin, Feb. 26 at 6pm. More at https://www.po tterynorthwest/classes

SEATTLE CHILDREN’S THEATRE

There’s a place for every child at SCT Winter Drama School Classes. From story drama to acting, to musical theatre, physical comedy, improv – and more. Class finder tools and scholarships make participation easy. More on classes and individualized experiences and Common Core Workshop and Residencies is at https://SCT.org

SEATTLE OPERA

This romantic romp through comedy, quackery and happy truths returns for Valentine’s Day. The Elixir of Love streams online, Feb. 12-14. Learn more and buy tickets at: https://www.seattleopera.org/on-stage/elixir-of-love-2020

SEATTLE REP

Select Mondays at 5pm, Masterclass Mondays present former Seattle Rep artists in an interactive, behind-the­ scenes experience on the artistic process led by professional theater artists from across the nation. Open to artists and non-artists (ages 15+ recommended). Registration is required. Tickets are free (suggested donation of $10). https://www.seattlerep.org

SIFF

Virtual film appreciation classes are offered every Tuesday evening. Learn more about these and other film viewing options at https://www.SIFF.net

Feb. 9, The Hunt for Dr. Lecter. Slice into the world of Hannibal Lecter. Taught by John Trafton.

Feb. 16, Reel Black: Barry Jenkins and Black Skin in Color. Recognize the depth of emotional storytelling attained through

Barry Jenkins’ use of color in feature films. Taught by Isabella Price. Feb. 23, What The Femme: Rage! Investigate the cinema’s complicated relationship with revenge-seeking women. Taught by Isabella Price.

THE VERA PROJECT

Hands-on workshops for all ages and all experience levels, offered virtually during COVID-19, are taught by expert members in the VERA community. Offered in February: Gig Poster Design, Audio Production with Reaper, Music Mixing and Mastering, Zine Making 101, Embroidery & DIY Culture, and Basics to Live Streaming . Learn more at: https://theveraproject.org/classes

Seattle Center encourages the public to explore these engaging and entertaining virtual experiences while we all await the return of live experiences on the grounds. Learn more and find additional events at https://www.seattlecenter.com/artsathome or call 206 684-7200. 

About Seattle Center:  Connect to the extraordinary at Seattle Center, an active civic, arts and family gathering place in the core of our region. More than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations that reside on the grounds, together with a broad range of public and community programs, create thousands of events on the 74-acre campus and attract 12 million visitors each year. At Seattle Center, part of Uptown Arts & Cultural District, our purpose is to create exceptional events, experiences and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. Activities at the Center generate $1.864 billion in business activity and $631 million in labor income. 

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