ballet http://kuow.org en Holly Arsenault: The Playwright Who Draws Teens To Art http://kuow.org/post/holly-arsenault-playwright-who-draws-teens-art <p></p><p>It's a sunny Sunday afternoon, the kind of late autumn day made for raking leaves, or watching the Seahawks annihilate yet another challenger. Sun, 08 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Marcie Sillman 24041 at http://kuow.org Holly Arsenault: The Playwright Who Draws Teens To Art Choreographer Crystal Pite Brings Work To PNB http://kuow.org/post/choreographer-crystal-pite-brings-work-pnb <p>Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite might actually be better known in Europe than here on the North American continent. The Vancouver Island native trained in ballet and danced with Ballet British Columbia before moving to Europe to perform with legendary American choreographer William Forsythe. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Marcie Sillman 23255 at http://kuow.org Choreographer Crystal Pite Brings Work To PNB Preserving Balanchine's Ballet Legacy, 30 Years Later http://kuow.org/post/preserving-balanchines-ballet-legacy-30-years-later <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSBXCouHO_Y</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:05:43 +0000 Marcie Sillman 17549 at http://kuow.org Preserving Balanchine's Ballet Legacy, 30 Years Later Rep. Jim McDermott And Rite Of Spring http://kuow.org/post/rep-jim-mcdermott-and-rite-spring <p><strong>News From Congress: Rep. Jim McDermott</strong><br>Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington's 7th District in Congress joins us to discuss how congressmen and woman have become essential advocates for safer infrastructure after a crisis hits their district. McDermott is calling for more resources to avoid disasters like the Skagit River bridge collapse. Also, the latest on the IRS, the Affordable Care Act and the Alaska Pebble Mine.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>Rite Of Spring</strong><br>Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Paris premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring,” with choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky.&nbsp; The performance provoked a riot.&nbsp; Critics and audience members wrote afterwards there was so much noise that the dancers couldn’t hear the music over the audience boos.&nbsp; What made "Rite of Spring" so provocative?&nbsp; Why has its centennial been marked by contemporary artists and academics around the world?&nbsp;Marcie Sillman and Dave Beck explore the history and legacy of "The Rite of Spring." Wed, 29 May 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 13901 at http://kuow.org Rep. Jim McDermott And Rite Of Spring A Conversation With Al Gore http://kuow.org/post/conversation-al-gore <p></p><p>Al Gore has been delving into the future. The former vice president and media mogul (he just sold his Current TV network to Al-Jazeera English) says we are at the dawn of a new era.</p><p>In his new book, “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” he takes an in-depth look at major shifts occurring in the world: globalization linked to automation and digital connections that are shaping a world where fewer workers are needed; population growth coinciding with a widening gulf between the haves and have-nots; new biological breakthroughs that are bringing humans into control of evolution.</p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Producer 8195 at http://kuow.org A Conversation With Al Gore Episode 35: Dance, Rap, Or Study? Three Teens' Answers To "What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?" http://kuow.org/post/episode-35-dance-rap-or-study-three-teens-answers-what-are-you-going-do-your-life <p></p><p>In this month’s <a href="http://kuow.org/programs/radioactive">RadioActive</a> podcast, hosts Bryce Ellis and Daniel Metz hear stories about high school students who aren’t "sluffin" when it comes to their futures (if you don’t know what "sluffin<em>"</em> means this show has got your definition).</p><p>One of the kids in these stories goes down the traditional four-year college route, while the others travel off the beaten path:</p><p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 18:53:12 +0000 Daniel Metz & Bryce Ellis & RadioActive Youth Media 5744 at http://kuow.org Episode 35: Dance, Rap, Or Study? Three Teens' Answers To "What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?" Who's The Busiest Holiday Worker In Seattle? http://kuow.org/post/whos-busiest-holiday-worker-seattle <p>As the busy holiday shopping season revs up, it seems like retail stores and delivery services have the hardest working folks in town.&nbsp; But another industry shifts into high gear after Thanksgiving: the arts. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:14:01 +0000 Marcie Sillman 4147 at http://kuow.org Who's The Busiest Holiday Worker In Seattle? Dance Theatre Of Harlem Includes Seattle On Revival Tour http://kuow.org/post/dance-theatre-harlem-includes-seattle-revival-tour <p>When Dance Theatre of Harlem was forced to close its professional company in 2004, it was a blow to dance lovers around the country and to fans in the Pacific Northwest.&nbsp; Seattle had been a frequent stop during the company's 35-year history, attracting raves for its productions of classical ballets as well as contemporary work influenced by African and African-American cultural traditions.&nbsp; So it seems fitting that after Dance Theatre of Harlem re-started its company two years ago, then mounted its first national tour in 2012, Seattle would be on the itinerary. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:06:13 +0000 Marcie Sillman 3628 at http://kuow.org Dance Theatre Of Harlem Includes Seattle On Revival Tour