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Entries from January 2018

Still looking for Hamilton Tickets?

January 29th, 2018 by hillaryu

Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (February 6) in Seattle at The Paramount Theatre.  Forty (40) orchestra tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.  The digital lottery will open at 11:00 AM PT on Sunday, February 4 for tickets to the Tuesday, February 6 performance.  Subsequent digital lotteries will begin two days prior to each performance.

HOW TO ENTER

  • Use the official app for HAMILTON, now available for all iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store (http://hamiltonmusical.com/app).
  • You can also visit http://hamiltonmusical.com/lottery to register.
  • The lottery will open at 11:00 AM PT two days prior to the performance date and will close for entry at 9:00 AM PT the day prior to the performance.
  • Winner and non-winner notifications will be sent at approximately 11:00 AM PT the day prior to the performance via email and SMS (if mobile number is provided).
  • Only one entry per person. Repeat entries and disposable email addresses will be discarded.
  • Tickets must be purchased online with a credit card by 4:00 PM PT the day prior to the performance using the purchase link and code in a customized notification email. Tickets not claimed by 4:00 PM PT the day prior to the performance are forfeited.
  • Lottery tickets may be picked up at will call beginning 2 hours prior to the performance with a valid photo ID. Lottery tickets void if resold.

ADDITIONAL RULES

Limit 1 entry per person, per performance. Multiple entries will not be accepted. Patrons must be 18 years or older and have a valid, non-expired photo ID that matches the name used to enter. Tickets are non-transferable. Ticket limits and prices displayed are at the sole discretion of the show and are subject to change without notice.

Lottery prices are not valid on prior purchases. Lottery ticket offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. All sales final – no refunds or exchanges. Lottery may be revoked or modified at any time without notice.  No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning.

Tickets for HAMILTON are currently on sale.  Patrons are advised to check the official HAMILTON channels, Ticketmaster.com and The Paramount Theatre Box Office for late release seats which may become available at short notice.

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary.  Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by

Andy Blankenbuehler and music supervision and orchestrations by Alex LacamoireHAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

The HAMILTON creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award ® Winning Best Musical IN THE HEIGHTS. HAMILTON features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA.

The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater. The HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere nationwide.  The HAMILTON recording received a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album.

For information on HAMILTON, visit www.HamiltonMusical.comwww.Facebook.com/HamiltonMusicalwww.Instagram.com/HamiltonMusical andwww.Twitter.com/HamiltonMusical.

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Literary Career Day for teens and young adults

January 25th, 2018 by hillaryu

Do you want to write for a living? Teens and young adults, ages 16-24, can meet working professionals and learn how to get started in Seattle’s literary industry from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required, visit onereel.org/literarycareerday. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $7.

Literary Career Day provides young people with direct access to industry professionals through networking, experiential learning, engaging conversations and performances. You’ll be exposed to a wide range of career opportunities, including: writing, editing, publishing, arts administration, retail, library sciences, journalism, teaching and more.

This event will start with keynote speaker and Seattle poet Anastacia Renée Tolbert, followed by lunch—free for all attendees—and a table fair featuring opportunities from local arts organizations. After lunch, attend the breakout session that’s relevant to your interests. We’ll finish off the afternoon with a networking party, featuring a live DJ, to help you get the most out of your Career Day!

Breakout session topics will include:

  • Writer – Find out what it takes to be a professional writer from industry professionals.
  • Money – See how money is raised, spent and earned in the literary industry.
  • D.I.Y. – Learn about various D.I.Y endeavors, including venues, writers/readers, publishers and more.
  • Industry – Discover and explore the professionals who work in the literary world – not primarily as writers, but whose creativity is vital to the writing community.

Literary Career Day is produced in partnership with One Reel, Seattle Office of Film and Music and Seattle Office of Arts and Culture.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

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Learn to speak Chinese at SPL free classes

January 18th, 2018 by hillaryu

The Seattle Public Library will offer two levels of Chinese for Beginners as a 10-week course for adult language learners from January through Aprilat the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Boeing Technology Training Center, Room 4, 206-684-0849.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required, call 206-684-0849. Parking is available in the Central Library garage at the regular rates. No class March 7.

CLASS SCHEDULE

Chinese for Beginners, Level 1 – Learn phonetics and daily expressions, develop listening and speaking skills, and gain familiarity with Chinese culture.

Chinese for Beginners, Level 3 – Continue to learn grammar and vocabulary, and develop listening, speaking and reading skills. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate in daily life situations and have a greater understating of Chinese culture. This class is for adults with some basic knowledge of Chinese and a vocabulary of about 100 words or more.

These classes are presented in partnership with the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington.

For more information, call the Library at 206-684-0849 or Ask A Librarian.

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Ryther Child Center Art & Decor Benefit Sale

January 12th, 2018 by hillaryu

Saturday January 27 from 10am-4pm
Ryther
2400 NE 95th Street
Seattle WA 98115

At the Ryther League’s Art & Décor sale, you will find an eclectic assortment of quality items collected from estate sales and donors to the Ryther League’s ReStyle for Ryther store. The store is too small to carry larger items so we are opening this event to the public for a one day only sale at Ryther.

Here are some of the items.

Original paintings and prints,  frames, mirrors, Depression glass and vintage china, silver serving items, rugs, pillows, small furniture items, crystal glassware and vases, bar ware, lamps and more.

All proceeds support Ryther, a local not for profit helping children, teens and young adults overcome trauma, substance use, mental health and autism spectrum disorders. To learn more about Ryther visit www.ryther.org

 Cash & Credit Cards accepted. Plus 3% service fee on charges. NO checks.

Please remember to bring your own wrap, bags, boxes for items purchased.

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Seattle Public Library Northeast Seattle Branch Story Times (January)

January 1st, 2018 by hillaryu

Story times at the Northeast Seattle Public Library branch

Baby Story Time

(For infants up to 12 months)

Wednesday, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

12:30 p.m.

 

Toddler Story Time

(Geared for ages 1-3)

Thursday, January 3, 11, 18, 25

10:15 & 11:15 a.m.

 

Preschool Story Time

(Geared for ages 3-5)

Tuesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

10:30 a.m.

 

Pajamas & Puppets

(All Ages)

Wednesday, January 31

7:00 p.m.

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