Omar Willey was born at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Seattle and grew up near Lucky Market on Beacon Avenue. He believes Seattle is the greatest city on Earth and came to this conclusion by travelling much of the Earth. He is a junior member of the Lesser Seattle society and, as an oboist, does not blow his own trumpet.
The three pieces Trey McIntyre chose to show Seattle last week come from rather different phases of the group’s existence. Unlike his last Seattle program, which featured numerous physical props, this program featured more purely physical dance yet with an exceptional diversity of style.
Collector Jonathan Sobel appreciates William Eggleston’s photographs. He must: he owns at least one hundred ninety of Eggleston’s prints. So it came as a bit of surprise when Mr. Sobel decided to sue Mr. Eggleston and his trust last year.
A photo essay by Omar Willey.
A new look for The Seattle Star, and a reaffirmation of our commitment to a pay-what-you-will system for the magazine.
A look back at the BOOST dance festival 2013.
More thoughts on Culturebot’s Everyone’s a Critic evening.
Sebastian Bączkiewicz is one of England’s leading radio playwrights. Recently recipient of the Silver Award at the Prix Europa, his work reveals his deep concerns with folklore and mythology, and how it all influences the modern, rational world. Omar Willey caught up with him for this interview.
Thoughts on Culturebot’s presentation at On the Boards: not quite the horizontal approach at its most refined.
If one believes the recent article in The Atlantic Magazine, serials are on the rise again in both television and literature. Whatever the reasons for their current fashion, what lies behind the trendiness of the serial is a much darker matter.
Omar Willey reviews the University of Washington UTS production of Edmond Rostand’s play of great renown, and finds much joy in this student production.