Midweek News – October 14


Here’s news from the local arts community and beyond:

City Arts‘ 2015 Fall Arts Awards are coming soon. A sneak peek.

Raymond Carver‘s stories are being brought to life on Book-It‘s stage. A lifelong reader took note.

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu will take the stage with the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall, playing George Gershwin‘s “Rhapsody in Blue.” A preview here.

Seattle’s annual Earshot Jazz Festival is bebopping across the city. Who do you want to see? Some ideas here.

Jennifer Salk, director of the University of Washington Dance program, interviewed here.

The winners of the Washington State Book Awards were recently announced. Congratulations to all.

Why do composers, even today, like writing symphonies? The answer.

Speaking of composers: listen to a 78-hour music playlist of 1,200 years of female composers.