Sunday, September 25, 2016

Cécile McLorin Salvant performs on Jimmy Lyons Stage at 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

Cécile McLorin Salvant opened the Jimmy Lyons Stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival on Friday, September 16, 2016. Backing the vocalist were:

Aaron Diehl, piano
Paul Sikivie, bass
Lawrence Leathers, drums

Aaron Diehl

Friday, September 23, 2016

Mixcla + 1 at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

Mixcla + 1 opened the Garden Stage at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival. Students at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston, the band included performers from four nations:

Cuba: Zahili Gonzales Zamora, piano & vocals.
Ecuador: Paul Sanchez, trumpet
Chile: Gerson Lazo-Quiroga, bass
Japan: Takafumi Nikaido, percussion.

The music sparkled with energy, skill and ingenuity. Mixcla + 1 was hands down the best student band I've encountered.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Truth Booth - Seattle

The Truth Booth made its Seattle appearance in the Olympic Sculpture Park, on September 9, 2016. The Truth Booth is a project of The CAUSE COLLECTIVE, a team of artists, designers and ethnographers creating innovative art in the public realm.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

The Untuning of the Sky at SAM Remix

The Untuning of the Sky, a project of the Henry Art Gallery, is a series of outdoor events bringing together music, poetry and film, all inspired by the mystery and wonder of the night sky. In collaboration with the Seattle Art Museum, Moon Signs, a participatory poetry reading organized by poet Amaranth Borsuk and artist Carrie Bodle, was featured at the August 26, 2016, SAM Remix, in the Olympic Sculpture Park. SAM Remix a quarterly event of the Seattle Art Museum.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Juxtapoz x Superflat pop-up exhibition at Pivot Art + Culture

In conjunction with the 2016 Seattle Art Fair, a pop-up exhibition organized by Takashi Murakami, was open to the public from August 4 to August 7, 2016, at Pivot Art + Culture