Pacific Northwest Ballet company dancers in Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake, running February 2 – 11, 2018. Photo © Angela Sterling.

What to expect when you see Swan Lake at McCaw Hall

I married a ballerina, and now I go to the ballet. That's not a sentence I ever thought I would write, specifically from a dude who used to think the whole idea of "art" was lost in the coffers of the church or leaders of wealthy countries that commissioned it. I was younger and dumber then. Cirque...
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The Perfect Valentine's Weekend Plan

The Pacific Northwest Ballet made a boring story I know from school into something beautiful. Ok, so Romeo and Juliet is not boring, I just have lame memories of being forced to read early-modern English about characters that I couldn't understand. Then there was that movie with Leo and Claire *,...
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