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Seattle April 11 Events

Seattle Tuesday, April 11 Events

The Seattle Poetry Slam
The Seattle Poetry Slam is a weekly poetry extravaganza. The show usually consists of music, an open mike, and a featured poet followed by the "slam." A slam is a competition of performance poets that is judged by randomly picked members of the audience. The poets who win the slams get cash prizes, and a chance to compete on the team that represents Seattle in the National Poetry Slam against teams from across the nation and Canada. Location: The Mirabeau Room, 529 Queen Anne Ave N. Call (206) 760-1550 for more details.
 
Northwest Watercolor Society's 66th Annual Open Exhibition
 
Artists' Gallery of Seattle
902 First Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
 
Bellevue Arts Museum
"Rozome Masters of Japan" exhibit by 15 Japanese artists in the ancient technique of batik known as Rozome used to create folding screens, panels and kimonos and "Wrapped in Color: Kimonos by Tim Harding, Jackets by Jon Eric Riis."
 
Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way N.E.
Bellevue, WA 98004
Time: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
 
Whirligig! at the Seattle Center
Wow is for Whirligig! 2006, Seattle Center's annual carnival of fun for kids. Kids can have tons of fun while they bounce, slide, glide and ride on super-size inflatable rides. Arts and crafts, eye-popping decor, clowns, face painters and free entertainment transform Center House into a vibrant kaleidoscope of activity and amusement for all ages.
Monday-Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm, Friday-Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm
03/23/2006 through 04/16/2006
Admission: $6 All-Day Pass or $1 per Ride
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street, Seattle
(206) 684-7200
 
Honus and Me
This world-premiere play brings to life the story of young Joe Stoshack, who finds himself face to face with baseball legend Honus Wagner after finding Wagner's coveted 1909 baseball card, the most expensive baseball card of all time, while cleaning his neighbor's attic. Together they travel back in time - into the seventh game of the World Series - where Honus helps Joe boost his self-esteem and gain confidence in his ability to play baseball. Recommended for ages eight and older. Performance Location: Eve Alvord Theatre.
Friday 7:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 2:00pm and 5:30pm
03/31/2006 through 06/11/2006
Seattle Children's Theatre
201 Thomas St., Seattle
(206) 443-0807
 
Yukimi Kambe Viol Consort
This world-famous Japanese quartet presents a concert of early music and contemporary music for viola da gamba. Featured are works by Josquin des Pres, Henry Purcell and J. S. Bach as well as Shin’ya Takahashi, Tsutomo Mizuno, Yoko Sato, Ryouhei Hirose and Seattle composer Peter Seibert.
Tickets available by calling 206-654-3121.
7:00pm
Seattle Asian Art Museum
1400 East Prospect Street, Seattle
 
The Pillowman
The Pillowman is a disturbing and darkly funny new comedy-drama from Martin McDonagh (A Skull in Connemara, The Beauty Queen of Leenane) about a storyteller/writer in a totalitarian state whose macabre fairy tales may be inspiring a series of grisly crimes. A brilliantly bone-chilling exploration of the role of artists and artistic responsibility in contemporary culture. Call 206-292-7676 for tickets.
Sunday, Tuesday -Thursday 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday 8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday matinees 2:00pm
03/17/2006 through 04/16/2006
ACT Theatre
Kreielsheimer Place, 700 Union, Seattle
 
Alsace Country Dinner.
The French American Chamber of Commerce invites you to come and discover France's easternmost region, the Alsace, famous for its food, wines, and rich history. In addition to the food and wine, you will get to discover the region, its history, landscapes, typical customs, and its unique opportunities for tourism. Location: Immaculate Conception Church, 820 18th Avenue, Seattle. Reservations: Reservations available by calling Laure Williams at 206-443-4703.

 
Kobo Shop & Gallery
KOBO, which translates from Japanese as "artist’s workspace", is an artisan gallery featuring Japanese and Northwest fine crafts. KOBO specializes in both traditional and contemporary works, offering a selection of objects and functional forms in clay, fiber, metal, wood, bamboo, textile and paper. KOBO also exhibits the work of small studio artisans from the U.S. and abroad who share a similar affinity with Japanese folk arts and contemporary design. Tuesday-Friday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 11:00am-7:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Kobo Shop & Gallery
814 E Roy St, Seattle
(206) 726-0704
 
Emerald Fox Gallery at the Westin
Located in the Westin Hotel lobby, Emerald Fox Gallery specializes in glass art and fine jewelry.
Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm
Emerald Fox Gallery at the Westin
1900 Fifth Avenue, Seattle
(206) 448-6336

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