Midweek News: SIFF, Seattle Rep and Muppets

News from Seattle’s performing arts community and beyond for the (mid-) week of May 17, 2017:

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig event was last week. The moneys given to Seattle’s nonprofits that day totalled nearly $19 million

The Upstream Music Festival was last weekend. Check out some photos of the festivities over at Seattle Met.

City ArtsArt Walk Awards were held last week. Check out some photos of the festivitiese.

SIFF starts tomorrow night! Being the largest film festival in North America, there’s plenty to see. Where to start? Some direction. Also—are there Seattle connections to all those movies? Yes

Seattle Repertory Theatre’s popular Here Lies Love is so popular they’ve extended the run. 

Seattle Opera’s production of The Magic Flute is, indeed, “filled with magic.” 

The Seattle Symphony and the Seattle Men’s Chorus are teaming up for the first time.

Muppets at MoPOP? Yup yup yup uh huh uh huh