Looking for something to do this weekend?

Helene Eriksen's ANAR DANA, © 2013 Chris Yetter
Helene Eriksen's ANAR DANA, © 2013 Chris Yetter
Helene Eriksen's ANAR DANA, © 2013 Chris Yetter
Helene Eriksen’s ANAR DANA, © 2013 Chris Yetter

The artists of 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster have some ideas for you…

NOW Through Nov 24 at 7:30pm – Hailed as one of the best American books of the 20th century, Jesus’ Son, by Dennis Johnson, opened this week on the Book-It stage. This full length production, adapted by Jeff Schwager and directed by Josh Aaseng, runs through November 24th.  (The Center Theater, Seattle Center).


Fri Nov 8 at 7:30pm – Shumba Marimba is this weekend’s featured young performance group at the Moore Theater Global Dance Party –a not-to-be missed experience for all ages. “Think Global, Dance Local!” (Moore Theater).


Fri Nov 8 & Sat Nov 9 at 8:30pm – Two nights only, Unexpected Productions presents “185 Buddhas Walk Into a Bar…” a solo show written and performed by Amanda Rountree. (Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater in Pike Place Market).


Fri Nov 8 at 9pm & Sat Nov 9 at 7pm – (two nights/two locations): Ponyboy teams with “real-deal-jazz-daddy” NY guitarist, Mark Elf as the MARK ELF TRIO with Greg Williamson on drums and Paul Gabrielson on bass for two shows- Friday 9pm at Eagan’s Ballard Jam House (Ballard); and Saturday, 7pm at Boxley’s (North Bend WA).


Sat Nov 9 at 1 & 3pm – Salt Horse has created work for the Cornish Dance Theater called “Your Eyes Have Facets” being performed this, its final weekend, rain or shine. (Seattle Center, starting location: the International Fountain).


Sat Nov 9 at 3:30pm – Juliana & PAVA brings their traditional Russian folk songs out to Eastern Washington for the Spokane Fall Folk Festival, and event featuring eight stages. (Lair Auditorium Stage, Building 6 – Lair Student Center, Spokane Community College).


Sat Nov 9 at 7pm – Enjoy performance by The Cabiri during a delectable “Wine Dinner” with winemaker Trey Busch (Sleight of Hand Cellars) and chef Russell Lowell. (The Loft at Russell’s in Bothell).


Sat Nov 9 – Sun Nov 10, 11am-6pmHelene Eriksen teaches to make traditional dance accessible to everybody with ANAR DANA a Seattle training project. This season’s exciting repertoire includes: Moroccan Raissat, Palestinian Dabke, Dances from Şavşat, Turkey, Uzbek Dance from Bokhara and more. The last chance to join the program is at this weekend’s workshop (Culture Shakti Dance Studio in the Centro de la Raza building on Beacon Hill).