Cirque du Soleil's VOLTA Arrives in Seattle with a Jolt

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Put down your cell phone and look up to the light. Lose yourself in the mix of street style, dance and acrobatics. Find yourself in the message of Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA ; a story of self-discovery by getting back to the root of creativity. Now until November 4th, Seattleites can experience another amazing wonder of Cirque du Soleil at Marymoor Park. As a seasoned Cirque du Soleil fan, much like others before, this is one that you don’t want to miss. Last year, LUZIA achieved the first traveling ever water show inside its massive tent and this year performers deliver some incredible feats I have never seen before. If you know Cirque shows, then you know each one usually carries a performance theme – may it be in the music, setting, or stunts. For example, LOVE is to the...
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Inside Imagined Futures at Pivot Art + Culture

Inside Imagined Futures at Pivot Art + Culture
Imagined Futures celebrates the final frontier. Space has captivated hearts and minds since the beginning of time. It presents endless conquests and opportunities of discovery. If what lies beyond the clouds has ever interested you, then you’ll love Imagined Futures . This exhibit can be broken down into five sections; historic material, science fiction, fine art, artifacts and the Voyager One project. The exhibit’s curator, Ben Heywood, provided me with a detailed tour through each part. Ben hopes that although these five sections are different, they can all fuse together to give attendees an inside look into space and also invite them to conceive the inconceivable. We begin with Wernher von Braun. He was a leader in the German rocket science program. After World War 2, he was relocated to the United States where he developed the rockets that launched...
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Seattle Repertory Theatre Presents: Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)

Seattle Repertory Theatre Presents: Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)
I would like to introduce you to Tray. Despite losing his father and his mother abandoning him as a child, he is doing just fine. He is working nights and weekends to support himself and save up for a car. He is an excellent boxer who is competing in the Golden Gloves competition. He also has the loving support of his quick witted Grandmother, Lena and sweet sister, Devine. The three of them live in Brownsville-a notoriously dangerous neighborhood located in east Brooklyn. Now, I know what you are thinking, “I’ve heard this story a million times. This is just like any other tale a kid from a bad neighborhood tries to rise above the crime and decay that surrounds him.” But let me assure you like Lena does the audience, he was not the same old story. Kimber Lee’s...
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