Q + A with a Riveting Musical Duo
In truth, March to May, a Seattle-based folk-pop pair, defies all genre descriptions. Singer-songwriters Darren Guyaz and Beth Wesche brilliantly overlay harp and guitar with rich vocal harmonies, haunting lyrics and riveting melodies. The result? A unique sound that has received flattering comparisons to the likes of Swell Season, Damien Rice and the Civil Wars.
Seattle-based Friends of the Columbia City Theater and Dreaming In Color Entertainment is hosting The 10 Million Rays of Light™ Benefit Concert this Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the historic Columbia City Theater. Doors open at 7:00pm, concert starts at 8:00pm, and the event is 21+. Tickets are $15 and benefits Solight Design’s 10 Million Rays of Light™ Campaign, a 501©(3) nonprofit project whose social and environmental mission is to distribute solar-powered lights, including SolarPuffs, to third world and underdeveloped regions such as Nepal, Haiti, Greece and Syria.
Ásgeir Breaks the Silence at Columbia City Theater
Who: When 20 year old Ásgeir Trausti released his first album In the Silence in his native Icelandic tongue and country, he became somewhat of a boy wonder phenomenon overnight. Many of the songs had been written by his father, a seasoned local poet, and the deeply rooted connection and alluring radiant voice were felt and welcomed by critics immediately. The album has since become the largest grossing
Some soul-hop to carry you into the weekend
If you like Common, The Roots, or Fugees, you’re gonna vibe to Black Staxx. The group blends neo-soul, blues, and hip hop to create their contemporary urban sound that many in town are already familiar with. This Saturday they headline at The Columbia City Theater, promoting their recent album release, High Rhymes Smoking Jackets.
Take a leap down the rabbit hole to experience a Wonderland like never before.
“If I had a world of my own,” Alice muses, “everything would be nonsense.” For nearly a century, Alice’s fantastical romp through a world of nonsense named Wonderland has been recreated in films, rock musicals, puppet shows and the like. Christina McKie and the Columbia City Theater have teamed up to bring Seattle a unique production of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” that would astound Alice herself.