Monday, August 20, 2007

This Week’s Events: August 21 – August 26, 2007

Thursday, August 23

City Hall – Seattle Presents summer concert series, this week featuring “Visqueen and Carolyn Mark.” The concerts are held at noon at City Hall Plaza. Free cds for the first 100 people.

The Frye Art Museum - Gallery Tour of “David C. Kane: Fiat Mambo” – the walkthrough of Kane's 25-year retrospective will be led by David C. Kane, artist, and Robin Held, Frye chief curator and director of exhibitions and collections, 7 pm.

Friday, August 24

Artworks – “ArtWorks Mural Dedication.” This summer, ArtWorks youth worked with guest Chicago artist, Juan Angel Chavez, on a new mural for the SODO Urban Art Corridor. Celebrate the mural dedication, meet the artists, enjoy snacks and congratulate the youth for their hard work and commitment over the summer. The party goes from 4-5 pm, located at E-3 Bus Corridor, two buildings south of Lander (between 4th Ave S and 6th Ave S).

Saturday, August 25

Camp Long – The “Arts in Nature” festival, an exploration of nature and the environment through music, dance, theatre, visual arts, museum of sound, hands on family/kids art activities, and food. Camp Long is located at 5200 35th Ave. S.W. Seattle, WA 98126. Saturday’s events run from 11 am – 9 pm. Check here for a full schedule of events and music. Suggested donation - $5 per person, $10 per family.

Olympic Sculpture Park – “Art of the Drum: Exploring Sound, Design and History of Native American Drumming,” an informational workshop and drumming performance exploring African, Asian and Native American drumming traditions. 2–4 pm @ Alvord Art Lab. Free and open to the public.

Planet Earth Yoga Center
– “Art F/X Studio Gallery Benefit.” Art F/X, a Fremont institution for a decade, suffered a tragic fire last month. Friends and neighbors are holding a benefit to help the owners rebuild. There will be live music, a puppet show, food and a Silent Art Auction. 8 pm. Planet Earth Yoga Center is located at 418 N. 35th Street.

Sunday, August 25

Camp Long – “Arts in Nature” continues Sunday, August 26 from 11 am – 6 pm. Check here for a full schedule of today’s events.

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