Rachel Gallaher fell into interiors writing when she applied for an internship at a local shelter magazine three years ago. Now she reports on Pacific Northwest design for recently launched GRAY magazine and covers performing arts for City Arts. Worst design trend in history? Shag carpet in the bathroom—gross!

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The Magic of ‘Giselle’ Restaged at PNB

Lucien Postlewaite and Kaori Nakamura as Giselle and Albrecht. The staging may be new, but the magic of Giselle hasn’t changed a bit. Last Friday at McCaw Hall Pacific Northwest Ballet opened its run of Peter Boal’s highly anticipated world...
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High-Flying Fun at Teatro ZinZanni

Frank Ferrante and Dreya Weber as Caesar and Cleopatra. Escape to the circus for a night with the madcap whirlwind performance of Teatro ZinZanni’s latest show, Hail Caesar! Housed beneath a hundred-year-old Austrian circus tent, the venue’s...
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Keeping It Cool

What to wear when you lose your layers Styles from the ‘70s are back and they agree with the bohemian vibe of Seattle. Embroidered sundresses and the perfect pair of shades lend casual sophistication, still leaving room for punched-up color, fun...
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Breaking All the Rules with Redd Legg Dance

The Second String Superheroes. In the very open and experimental world of contemporary dance, pretty much anything goes. Embracing this idea, Kristen Legg, Artistic Director of Redd Legg Dance, organized a show with only one requirement for all the...
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Navigating the Nightmare in Salt Horse’s ‘Titan Arum’

Corrie Befort in Titan Arum. Most nightmares frighten, and to wake up is sweet relief. In Salt Horse’s Titan Arum however (at Washington Hall through May 21), choreographers Beth Graczyk and Corrie Befort create a nightmarish world that intrigues...
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Cabeen Straight Up With a Twist of Klein

Celebrating the visually abstract, Catherine Cabeen’s world premiere of Into the Void at On the Boards last weekend investigated the intersection of various art forms (dance, music, video, sculpture) while numerous elements in costuming and...
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Olivier Wevers Out at PNB

After dancing with Pacific Northwest Ballet for 13 years, Olivier Wevers’ sudden announcement came as a shock to many in the dance community. Read now in our Seattle edition.
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Village Theatre Institute Opens

Look out New York. Village Theatre is growing the next crop of Broadway hopefuls. The regional musical theatre company has always offered camps and classes for children interested in acting. But with recent expansions at its locations in Everett and...
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Olivier Wevers Out at PNB

This is not a whim. After dancing with Pacific Northwest Ballet for 13 years, Olivier Wevers’ sudden announcement that April would mark his last month with the company came as a shock to many in the dance community. But for the principal dancer for...
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A Varity of Dance and Fun

Kylie Lewallen, Michael Bagne, Vincent Lopez and Ty Cheng in Donald Byrd's Lola. A night of playful performance and slapstick humor, The Variety Show is the solution for those who find themselves on the cusp of dance appreciation. A collaboration of...
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African American cast raises stakes in ‘All My Sons’

Reginald Jackson, Chuck Cooper and Nicole Lewis in All My Sons. In Intiman Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, director Valerie Curtis-Newton transplants the Keller family to the Central District, casting mostly African-American...
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‘Contemporary 4’ Brings Ballet’s Future to the Stage

Chalnessa Eames and Josh Spell in Paul Gibson’s The Piano Dance Over the weekend, Pacific Northwest Ballet opened Contemporary 4, giving audiences a look at work from four current big-name choreographers shaping the future of dance, including the...