sound, small press & urban dance crews

Check out a few upcoming 4Culture funded projects, that are sure to make you glad you live here.

Beth Fleenor: Mother May I
Opening Ensemble Performance: Friday, November 4, 2011 – 8pm
Daily performances: Monday-Friday, November 7-11, 2011 – 1-5pm
Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle

4Culture Individual Artist Project recipient, Beth Fleenor will present her first sound/performance installation, Mother May I, an ongoing project in continued develop­ment over the next year. For the work in progress Fleenor will lead a 7-piece improvising ensemble in the interpretation of new sound works based on the wave panels. The installation will also be activated daily with solo and duo interpretations of the waves. The ensemble also features, Michele Khazak (voice), Paris Hurley (violin/tape players), Samantha Boshnack (trumpet), Michael Owcharuk (keyboard), Paul Kemmish (bass), Tom Zgonc (drums). From November 7-11, Beth Fleenor will inhabit the space from 1-5pm each day doing solo interpretations of the work, in addition to collaborating on a host of duo interpretations (artists to be announced).


Short Run, Small Press Fest, Vera Project, Seattle
Saturday, November 12, 2011 – 10:30-4:30
Short Run Art Show, Fantagraphics, Seattle
Opening: Saturday, November 12, 2011 – 6:00-9:00 pm

The Vera Project (supported through 4Culture’s Sustained Support) in Seattle Center will host Short Run, Seattle’s Small Press Fest for a full day of browsing, animation – featuring the work of Seattle Experimental Animation Team (SEAT) – and the opportunity to meet the artists and creators who make up the thriving local small press community.

The Short Run Art Show opens that evening from 6:00 – 9:00p.m. at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery in Georgetown and will feature work from Gallery4Culture and Individual Artist Project recipient, Eroyn Franklin Max Clotfelter, Jesse Reklaw, Sean Christensen, Tim Root, Chris Cilla, Erin Tanner, Jason T. Miles, and Andrice Arp. The show continues through December 6, Monday-Saturday 11:30-8:00, Sunday 11:30-5:00, 1201 S. Vale St in Georgetown.


Live in the Drum 3
Friday, January 6, 2012 8:00-10:00 pm
Carlson Theater, Bellevue
Tickets: $15.00

Live in the Drum 3 is a live performance event that celebrates life through the performing arts. Headed by choreographer and 4Culture Individual Artist Project recipient, Ron Smith, the show will highlight the work of many of the region’s most popular urban dance crews and is scheduled for January 6th, 2012, at Carlson Theater in Bellevue. Support from this event will be provided to Hopelink, a non-profit King County Organization, which provides resources for King County residents facing economic hardship.


© 2011, Short Run, Seattle’s Small Press Festival