Tagged: Performance

Seattle Peace Chorus presents “Origins: Musical Migrations of Balkan Song & Dance on May 31 at Town Hall


“A fantastic opportunity to hear Seattle’s best Balkan singers, dancers & musicians”

This musical evening blends the voices of the Seattle Peace Chorus with a capella singing by the Dunava Balkan Women’s Choir and KlapaDooWopella singing traditional Balkan songs with dancing by the Radost Folk Ensemble, accompanied by some of Seattle’s best Balkan musicians.

Highlights include Wendy Marcus from Temple Beth Am, telling the miraculous story of the Sarajevo Haggadah, the centuries-old illuminated Jewish manuscript , movements from Rachmaninoff’s timeless Vespers, plus Orkestar RTW and Dromeno, longtime favorites in the Balkan music scene, rounding out this special performance. Directed by Frederick N. West.

Come early to hear Balkan Specialist Jim Hoath’s lecture at 6:30 p.m. on “Balkan Music, Language, & History.” It’s included with your admission ticket.

Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/608474

The Green Bird, a Mexican Story @ NW Puppet Center thru February 14th

Oregon Shadow Theatre returns to the Northwest Puppet Center with their brilliantly colored shadow puppets and exuberant live music for this performance of the Mexican folktale, The Green Bird.

Join Luisa on her quest to save her boyfriend, Miguel, who has been transformed into a green bird by a magician. On her journeys, Luisa encounters fantastic scenes and characters including the revolutionary hero, Pancho Villa, an Aztec eagle and dancing skeletons at the festivities of the Day of the Dead. The adventures come to an exciting finale at the most famous bullring in Mexico!

NW Puppet Center presents The Green Bird by Oregon Shadow Theater
NW Puppet Center presents The Green Bird by Oregon Shadow Theater

Colorful and intricate shadow puppets combine with live music, voices and sound effects to create delightful family entertainment.

Now showing at the Northwest Puppet Center

located in the Maple Leaf neighborhood
9123 – 15th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98115-3111

SHOWTIMES are:     Saturdays at 1pm & 3pm,  Sundays at 1pm & 3pm

$8.50 Child, $10.50 Adult, $9.00 Senior

For advance tickets, click here or call:

If you have any questions or would like more details please call, or email, the NW Puppet Center   (206) 523-2579     info@nwpuppet.org