Russell Brunelle (russellb) wrote,
Russell Brunelle

My 2017 Seattle Arts Calendar

Jan 5 @ 6:15pm. Screening of "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap," a new documentary about the gender gap in software engineering, at the Living Computer Museum.

Jan 16 @ 7pm. Broadcast to movie theaters (e.g. Pacific Place 11) of the season four finale of "Sherlock."

Jan 24. Registration opens for the Cascade Bicycle Club's August ride from Seattle to Vancouver BC.

Jan 26 @ noon. Beginning of the 48 hour time window for Burning Man ticket pre-sale registration. The festival itself will be held over Aug 27-Sep 4.

Feb 7. Release of Neil Gaiman's new book "Norse Mythology," a creative retelling of the original myths. Neil will also be speaking at Benaroya Hall on Apr 2 @ 7pm.

Feb 2-12. The Moore Theatre hosts the National Theatre of Scotland's presentation of "Let the Right One In" (based on the novel and film of the same name).

Feb 3-12. Pacific Northwest Ballet presents "Cendrillon," a retelling of the Cinderella story by the same choreographer who created the acclaimed Romeo et Juliette.

Feb 17 @ 7:30pm. Sherman Alexie, Jess Walter, and Karen Russell record an episode of their "A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment" podcast live at Town Hall Seattle.

Mar 7. Release of former Seattle Symphony music director Gerard Schwarz's new book "Behind the Baton." Gerard will also be speaking at Town Hall Seattle on Feb 16 @ 7:30pm.

Aug 3-6. Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

Aug 21 @ 10:18am. Total solar eclipse in Salem, Oregon.

Sep 12 @ 10am. Apple's product launch broadcast.

Sep 15 @ 4:54am. NASA's Cassini probe plunges to its destruction in Saturn's atmosphere. For a poignancy multiplier, read Ian Mcdonald's "The Falls: A Luna Story" first.

Sep 17 @ 8pm. Ken Burns' new Vietnam War documentary premieres on PBS.

Sep 21-23. Kremfest, a new electronic music festival, will be held at at Kremwerk.

Sep 24 @ 8:30pm. Premiere of "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS.

Sep 28-30 @ 6pm and 9pm. The Blind Cafe in Fremont.

Sep 29. Release of updated "Hype!" documentary.

Oct 14. SeaCompression in Burien, beginning at 2pm.

Oct 17. Release of Walter Isaacson's new Leonardo da Vinci biography.

Oct 26 @ 7:30pm. Nathan Myhrvold introduces his new book on breadmaking at the Egyptian Theater.

Oct 27 @ 10pm. "Cat Videos Live" at the Neptune Theatre.

Oct 31. A good day to check whether SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy launch date has been set.

Dec 3 @ 2pm. Pianist Jeremy Denk performs a Mozart, Prokofiev, Beethoven, and Schumann recital at Benaroya Hall.

Feb 25, 2018. Release of O'Reilly Media's new book "Mastering Ethereum: Implementing Digital Contracts." See for background.

Feb 27, 2018. Release of Steven Pinker's new book "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress."

Mar 29 @ 7:30pm, 2018. Seattle Symphony performs the world premiere of John Luther Adams' "Become Desert," along with Beethoven's fifth piano concerto (using the same pianist who performed the Dec 3 recital listed above).

And finally, here's something beautiful for free:

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