Art Calendar

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Due to time concerns, notification of events have to be e-mailed or mailed to me two weeks before they happen. Also include the time, date, place, phone number for more info, name of the event and a little description void of shameless self-promotion. Apologies to people who have contacted me but didn't get printed due to time concerns and incomplete information. My e-mail is jimmyso@u.washington.edu.Thursday Feb. 17 *7:30 p.m. - "In Search of St. Theodore: Life and Times of a 6th-Century Saint, Revealed in Princeton - UW Discoveries along the Ancient Trade Route between Constantinople and Ankara," by Joel Walker, 210 Kane, free, 543-2266. Why go? If you're Catholic ... *7:30 p.m. - film: Rebels of the Neon God, Henry Gallery auditorium, $4 students, $6 general, 543-2281. Why go? Directed by Taiwanese new-wave sensation Ts'ai Ming Lai of Vive L'amour fame, this film is a tale of three boys in urban Taiwan grappling with change and their desolate environment. Telling without words (the dialogue is very minimal), this is a powerful portrayal of Asian teens' issues. *8 p.m. - University Symphony with violist Helen Callus, Meany Theater, $4 students, $6 general, 543-4880. Why go? The acclaimed violist, currently assistant professor of viola at UW, is expected to bring a spirited performance of Bartok's Viola Concerto, Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Cesar Franck's Symphony in D Minor, guaranteeing an exciting offering under the baton of conductor Peter Eros.Friday Feb. 18 *6:30 p.m. - "Recent Work of Studio Daniel Libeskind," by Daniel Libeskind, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, $7.50 students, $15 general, 543-7679. Why go? Libeskind is the famed architect of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, no doubt an immense responsibility and honor. *12 to 1:30 p.m. - "Focus on Cuba," by Christine Rousseau and Angelyn Frazer, 309 Parrington, free, 685-3435. Why go? Seattle's Cuba Friendship Committee wants you to know the facts about the still-embargoed nation of Castro. Buena Vista alla motto bella! *11 p.m. Ð The Collective, Hutchinson 205, free. Why go? Improv by UW drama students, served piping hot every Friday night!Monday Feb. 21 *8 p.m. - pianist Bela Siki in recital, 126 Music, $4 students, $6 general, 685-8384. Why go? A pupil of the legendary Dinu Lipatti, the Hungarian pianist Siki's art has spanned 50 years of admirable performances. Mozart, Schubert and Schumann are all on the program. Also on Wednesday, same time, same program.Tuesday Feb. 22 *7 p.m. - John Lewis reads and signs Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, 130 Kane, free, 634-3400. Why go? The African American Georgia Democratic Representative won the Congressional Arts Competition this year as well as FDR's Four Freedoms Award. Hooray! *8 p.m. - Baroque Ensemble, 126 Music, $4 students, $6 general, 685-8384. Why go? Good old Handel, Telemann, Stradella, Janitsch, J.C. Bach and Schutz. Can't go wrong with the old masters! Directed by Carole Terry and Margriet Tindemans.Wednesday Feb. 23 *6:30 p.m. - "Recent Work," by Gisue Hariri, 147 Architecture, 543-7679. Why go? The leading architect of Hariri+Hariri Architects in New York shows off the latest concepts. *7 p.m. - "Jerusalem in the Age of the Crusades," by Robert Stacey, 220 Kane, free, 543-4243. Why go? Part of the Jerusalem in the Western Tradition talks celebrating the Comparative Religion Program's 25th anniversary. *12:15 p.m. - "Mid-Day Art Moment," with Rhonda Howard, Henry Art Gallery, students and faculty free admission, 543-2280. Why go? Learn more about the exhibit, Shifting Ground: Transformed Views of the American Landscape.On-going events: *Georg Buchner's Woyzeck, by UW Undergraduate Theater Society, Hutchinson 218, free. Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 p.m., Why go? This trippy tragedy of a soldier being destroyed by the hideous society moves its audience around. Previewed this issue. *Euripides' Hecuba, School of Drama, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. Playhouse Theater, $7 students, $10 general. Arts Ticket Office, 543-4880. Why go? The widowed Queen of Troy seeks an earth-shattering revenge as the world around her corrodes. The classics don't get more brutal than this. Ends Feb. 27. *Henry Art Gallery's Shifting Ground: Transformed Views of the American Landscape, and Bank in Pink and Blue by Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, free admissions for students, 543-2280. Why go? The first traces 150 years of landscape art, from traditional paintings to modern mixed media. The latter examines genetics and bio-tech issues with live sperm and eggs. A happy balanced diet guaranteed. Also experience the uncanny and powerful Inside Out: New Chinese Art while you're there. *Open 2000 Juried Competition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, free, 685-1805. Pick of the week? Undergraduate art students unveil their latest creations. You just might come across your roommate's works. Ends March 3. *Winter-Break = Spiders at the Burke Museum, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., from Feb. 21 to Feb. 25, Burke Museum, students and faculty free admissions, 543-5590. Why go? It's winter break (how I yearn for thee!) for the Seattle Public Schools, but that doesn't mean you're safe from hairy eight-legged critters. They're not so bad after you get to know them during these made-for-children but open-to-all sessions. So be nice to them. #hide#show http_user_agent="Lynx"#show Previous article Next article Copyright©2000 The Daily University of Washington #include virtual="/html/macros/1999/news.bottom.html"  

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