This is Why We Festival (pt.2)

Thank you for being a part of the 24th International Festival of Arts & Ideas! We explored what makes us human through amazing sounds, fantastic places, and moving ideas.

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‘Home’ at Arts & Ideas a collaborative concept that combines a concert with dance and performance art

“Home” is an art installation about a seemingly humdrum concept — hanging around the house — that happens to have been created by someone with a deep-rooted desire to...

Finishing Off Week One

The first week of the festival is finishing strong. There’s chances for the community to come together and plenty of fun for family bonding. Find encouragement to honor your identity. Meet...

Pain and Bliss: Tanya Tagaq's Nontraditional Music

Tanya Tagaq, a limitless musician “committed to forging a new path each time she creates” as Devon Leger of The Seattle Globalist describes her, has channeled primal humanity and...

Review: Gay duo makes seamless dash through tough question in ‘No Kids’

There may be couples as meticulous and thorough when considering parenthood as Nir Paldi and George Mann do in their quick-paced performance of “No Kids,” running through Saturday at...

How Music Changes the World: Kronos Quartet

Kronos’ current lineup includes violinists David Harrington (founder) and John Sherba, violist Hank Dutt, and cellist Sunny Yang. As a quartet, they strive to fearlessly explore new musical...

The Amazing Circa and the Art of Circus

Circa has traveled to over 39 countries in the past 15 years, selling out venues, bringing audiences to standing ovations and inviting praise from reviewers around the globe. As a leading...

What Makes a House a HOME? This Play is the Answer

HOME is an improvised story brought to life by director Geoff Sobelle, seven featured actors, and you, if you care to join the stage to meet your new roommates. Jean West, guest writer for...

QUANTUM SOUND AT FIREHOUSE 12

Have you ever wondered what a single electron moving through the universe sounds like? With scientists Kyle Serniak and Luke Burkhart from the Yale Quantum Institute, sound artist and composer...

Ad Infinitum on WNPR with Diane Orson

Take a sneak peek behind the scenes with George and Mir of Ad Infinitum on WNPR with Diane Orson.

WHAT WILL HAVE BEEN at the University Theatre

Three artists stretch the boundaries of contemporary circus in this intimate and deeply moving new production by Brisbane-based contemporary circus company Circa.

We have No Kids at the Iseman Theater

Should we have kids, or not? George and Nir are a real-life same-sex couple trying to answer a question many of us face. Every consideration—adoption, surrogacy, co-parenting, the environmental...

Real Life, Real Questions On Stage: Should We Have Kids?

The question of if or when to start a family is something many adults ask themselves at some point in their lives.

In a play that's part of the International Festival of Arts and...

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