Northwest NEWS

February 4, 2002


Lively exploration of African art at SAM

*Seattle Art Museum's new exhibit, "Art from Africa: Long Steps Never Broke a Back," is a compilation of selections from SAM's African collections and loans representing a broad range of cultural classifications.

Hot tropicals, cool annuals at annual Spring Luncheon

*The Woodinville Garden Club will hold their 17th annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, March 6. Guest speaker Richard Hartlage will discuss "Tropicals are Hot! Some Cool Annuals and Tender Perennials to Use in the Garden." He will discuss using high impact annuals and tender plants in pots, in annual bedding schemes or added to mixed borders.

Magical tales at Studio East

*tudio East will present "The Falcon" and "The Masque of Beauty and the Beast" through Feb. 17. "The Falcon," based on a Russian folk tale, tells the story of a young girl, Anna, who is trying to decide whether she actually wants to marry her childhood sweetheart, Tevdore. The play is filled with warmth, love and lots of comedy.

Juggler Thomas Arthur at Cedarcrest

*The Duvall Arts Commission, in collaboration with the King County Performance Network, presents Thomas Arthur on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Cedarcrest Performing Arts Center, 29000 N.E. 150th St., Duvall.

Roundabout at Battle of the Bands

*calist respectively, and guitarists Tim Borquez and Mike Rapson. Their diligence and long hours of practice have paid off, not only with the CD, labeled "Drift," but an ever-increasing fan base that has been shadowing them for the past year as they toured the local all-age show scene. br>