Painting by Joe Max Emminger, courtesy Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle
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Painting by Joe Max Emminger, courtesy Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle
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Fall art season is in full swing: Marcie Sillman's weekend culture picks September 27-29

The last weekend of September is actually the first weekend of the 2019-2020 arts season for many of the region’s cultural organizations.

KUOW’s Arts and Culture reporter Marcie Sillman has these picks for your weekend entertainment.

Friday, September 27

Opening weekend for Seattle Repertory Theatre’s production of Paula Vogel’s award-winning play “Indecent,” a modern take on a controversial early 20th century Yiddish play called “God of Vengeance.”

Also opening night for Seattle Children’s Theatre’s new stage adaptation of the classic book “Black Beauty,” the story of a horse’s life told with human actors and large-scale puppets.


Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its 2019-2020 season with Kent Stowell’s sweeping “Carmina Burana,” and legendary choreographer George Balanchine’s 1957 black and white classic “Agon.”

ArtsWest Playhouse opens Macarthur genius playwright Dominique Morriseau’s “Skeleton Crew,” directed by Valerie Curtis Newton.

Saturday September 28

Tacoma Art Museum opens “Monet, Renoir, Degas and Their Circle: French Impressionism and the Northwest.

Final weekend!

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art solo show “Joe Max Emminger: The Long Way Home.”

Northwest African American Museum exhibition “Warren Pope: Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines.”

Tula’s Jazz Club in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood hosts its closing show on Sunday, September 29.