Midweek News – November 16


Here’s news from Seattle’s performing arts community and beyond.

The Experience Music Project, that has changed its name a few times is no longer EMP. It is, drum roll, MoPOP, Museum of Pop Culture.

The Seattle Symphony’s recent Sonic Evolution concert saluted the work of Quincy Jones. Grace Love performed at the event. City Arts’ Jonathan Zwickel caught up with her recently.

Up next for the symphony is a Rachmaninov concert featuring pianist Lucas Debargue. A preview of the performance can be found, here.

The Pacific Northwest Ballet is presenting “Brief Fling” at McCaw Hall. It is “exceptional” and “beautiful.”

Seattle Opera’s transgender opera, As One, is getting rave reviews. The production is discussed, here.

The photography of Chuck Close is on view at the Henry Art Gallery. A review.

Seattle’s indepedent bookstore scene is all the rage. A discussion.

Hear Leonard Cohen’s final interview, here.

Finally, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgopera star.