The Arts Channel


In the House of Beauty with Andre Feriante

Andre Feriante and his Bohemian Entourage present In the House of Beauty, an evening of music, dance and poetry, November 19th. On the 18th, another side of Andre as he speaks of Music and Healing in a TEDx talk at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Hear one of his sonic meditations in this conversation about both events with KING FM’s Marta Zekan.

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Man of La Mancha at the 5th

Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre opens their season with ‘Man of La Mancha,’ followed by Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Marta Zekan talks with the 5th Avenue’s David Armstrong and Albert Evans about the shows and about the exciting physical changes at this historic Seattle theatre.


2016-17 at ArtsWest

Making his first appearance on the KING FM Arts Channel is Mathew Wright, the Artistic Director at ArtsWest in West Seattle. Onstage now, a riveting production of Ibsen’s ‘Ghosts,’ to be followed with Peter and the Starcatcher,’ in a season called ‘Uncharted,’ exploring the relationship of parent and child. Marta Zekan talks with Mat about the 2016-17 season at ArtsWest.

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Pacific NW Ballet’s New Season

There is something for everyone inside Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2016-17 season, which has just begun with ‘Tricolore,’ and choreography by Millepied and Balanchine. Marta Zekan talks with Artistic Director Peter Boal about what else is coming to the PNB stage this season.


Fall 2017 at Taproot Theatre

Scott Nolte and Karen Lund join Marta Zekan to talk about the final 4 plays in Taproot Theatre’s 40th anniversary season. ‘Joyful Noise,’ about the writing of Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ opens September 23rd, followed by ‘The God Game,’ a timely drama exploring the concept of political – and personal – authenticity. Two holiday shows end the year. Have a listen!


Seattle Shakespeare Company’s New Season

Artistic Director George Mount describes Seattle Shakespeare Company’s new season as built around the notion of ‘a house divided.’ Greed, lust, jealousy; passion-fueled actions in each play cause tragic consequences – families are torn apart, kingdoms are brought down. It all begins with ‘The Winter’s Tale’ opening Sept.18. Marta Zekan talks with George about the season.


Byron Schenkman & Friends Season Preview

The 4th season of the Byron Schenkman & Friends chamber music series has the music of Bach at its heart, opening September 18th with “Bach & the Mendelssohns.” Marta Zekan talks with series founder Byron Schenkman about the new season, focusing on the Fall concerts, which also include “Music for the Sun King” and “Bach and Corelli.”


Richard Tanne on Southside with You

Richard Tanne wrote and directed Southside with You, a film about the “epic” first date of Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson. It screened at the Seattle International Film Festival in June, with a theatrical release coming in August of 2016. Richard talks inspiration, logistics, and more with Steve Reeder.


‘One Man, Two Guv’nors’ at Sound Theatre Co

In the mood for some comedy this summer? ‘One Man, Two Guv’nors’ adapts Goldoni’s 1743 classic, ‘The Servant of Two Masters,’ setting it in 1960s Brighton. Sound Theatre Company presents the Seattle premiere of this hilarious Broadway/West End hit, directed by Ken Michels. Marta Zekan talks with Ken and STC’s Theresa Thuman about this very funny show.

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Seattle Opera’s New Season

The new season at Seattle Opera offers wrenching tragedy, high (and low) comedy, and everything in between, as well as a fresh approach in casting. General Director Aidan Lang joins Marta Zekan to talk about the 2016-17 season, which has just opened with of Rossini’s comedy, ‘Count Ory.’ Hansel & Gretel, Katya Kabanova, La Traviata, and The Magic Flute round out the season.