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Marcie Sillman's weekend culture picks: Small arts groups in September

caption: A rainy morning at Seattle's Frye Art Museum.
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A rainy morning at Seattle's Frye Art Museum.
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September ushers in the Seattle area fall arts.

KUOW’s Arts and Culture reporter Marcie Sillman highlights some of the most promising offerings from smaller organizations.


riday September 13-September 22

Contemporary dance company Whim W’Him presents its fifth annual “Choreographic Shindig.” Company dancers selected three choreographers in an open call.


hursday September 19-Sunday September 22 Contemporary performance presenter On The Boards presents Ligia Lewis in “Water Will (in Melody),” the third piece in a triptych. This show ushers in OTB’s 40th birthday season “In the Future’s Wake: Rituals, Ceremonies and Happenings.”


riday, September 20 through September 29

Northwest Film Forum presents the 22nd annual “Local Sightings,” a festival that invites regional artists to “experiment, break and remake popular conceptions” around filmmaking.


aturday, September 21

Frye Art Museum opens “Unsettling Femininity: Selections from the Frye Art Museum collection,” an exhibition that aims to probe the politics of how artists and audiences view the female image.


hursday, September 26 through October 20

Arts West presents award winning playwright Dominique Morriseau’s “Sunset Baby,” directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton.


hursday, September 26

Opening night of the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival at SIFF’s Egyptian Theater in Seattle. The festival continues through October 6 at venues throughout the greater Seattle area.

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