Weekend Zone: Holiday happenings galore

'Tis the season for holiday-themed shows to hit local stages. Art Zone host Nancy Guppy joined us with several interesting choices, along with an incredible exhibit from Paul Allen's collection!

'Tis the season for holiday-themed shows to hit local stages. Art Zone host Nancy Guppy joined us with several interesting choices, along with an incredible exhibit from Paul Allen's collection!

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Here are the events Nancy spotlighted this week:

A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection* - December 2, 2016 - February 26, 2016 at Pivot Art + Culture. CLICK HERE for more information

ACT's annual holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, featuring R. Hamilton Wright and Frank Corrado in the juicy role of Scrooge - November 25 - December 28, 2016. CLICK HERE for more information

Seattle Children's Theatre's production of  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first book in C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia series - Now through December 11, 2016. CLICK HERE for more information.

Theater Anonymous' staged adaptation of It's a Wonderful Life is a full-of-surprises, one night only performance happening December 10, 2016, at Seattle Center's Cornish Playhouse. CLICK HERE for more information.

For a non-traditional take on that holiday classic, The Nutcracker, check out:

  • Buttcracker II... More Crack - December 8 - 18, 2016 at the Erickson Theatre off Broadway. CLICK HERE for more inforamtion
  • Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker - December 9-29 at the Triple Door. CLICK HERE for more information

* Artist credits for A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection

  • David Hockney, The Conversation, 1980, Acrylic on canvas
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, La liseuse, 1877, Oil on canvas
  • Chuck Close, Self-Portrait (Maquette), 2009, Polaroid photograph with graphite, ink and tape, Photograph by Kerry Ryan McFate, Courtesy Pace Gallery
  • Guy Tillim, Portait VI: Mai Mai militia in training near Beni, eastern DRC, for immediate deployment with the APC (Armée Populaire du  Congo), the army of the RCD-KIS-ML, December 2002, Archival pigment ink on coated cotton paper

AND WHILE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE HOLIDAYS...Paris-born Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier came up with an amazing centerpiece idea for your Thanksgiving table next week.  You can impress friends and family with a 3-pound turkey made completely of milk chocolate. Bissinger's chocolates were a favorite of King Charles XIV, who named them "Confectioner of the Empire".  All of the ingredients are non-GMO and the red waddle on the turkey is made of red radishes, not food dye!  Imagine everyone chipping away at this bird for dessert!  Click HERE to order a Centerpiece Chocolate Turkey.

Individual place setting-sized chocolate turkeys are available in both milk and dark chocolate and come in a box of 12 for $46.  You can purchase them online HERE.

Copyright 2016 KING


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