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Arts

A Love Letter to Dance

Arts

A Love Letter to Dance

6m 40s

Performers Cipher Goings (tap), Tracey Wong (waacking), Liane Aung (contemporary), Sangeeta Naidu (Bollywood) and duo David Rue and Randy Ford (Contemporary) reflect on their connection to dance.

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3m 12s

Hispanic, Latino, Latinx: What's in a name?

From Hispanic to Chicano to Latin@ to Latinx, the identifier for people in the Latin American diaspora has continued to evolve. Seattleites Louie Leiva, Inma Davis & Milvia Pacheco all have their own ways of identifying their heritage. Here, each community member shares thoughts on the emergence of the latest term, Latinx, and the larger psychological and sociological implications of such labels.

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5m 10s

370 dance videos combined into one striking solo

If you know the prolific Seattle choreographer and dancer Mark Haim, the way you move is likely to be showcased in his new work. For his upcoming solo project, "Parts to a Sum," Haim asked over 430 people from his life, ranging from 1.5 to 93 years old, to send him five to 10 seconds of movement, which he is memorizing and performing in age order, from oldest to youngest.

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2m 33s

Light

From laserbeam installations to neon political signs, find out how artists have been harnessing to the ephemeral qualities of light to create bold statements about the natural and artificial world.

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3m 3s

Glass

Neither solid nor liquid, molded in scorching flames, and prone to shattering when cool, glass requires technical precision and a high degree of craft to mold into a creative vision. Learn about some of the Pacific Northwest’s iconic glass artists and find what out what compels these artists to embrace this dangerous and fragile process.

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2m 54s

Water

The Pacific Northwest is surrounded by water - from the Puget Sound to Lake Washington to the 152 average annual days of rain - water defines us. Lee takes us on a tour of some of the iconic artistic works which have utilized water as a medium

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3m 26s

Clay

Clay molds into many aesthetic incarnations. What’s the connection between wabi-sabi and the Pacific Northwest? How is clay sculpted and used as a metaphor for the body? Explore these questions and more.

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