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Whole lot of Halloween Shaking in the Commons

Yes, Halloween is more than a week away, but it is never to early to start celebrating.  This Saturday, October 25th, Northwest Ballet Center, our resident dance school, takes the stage at noon to  get us in the mood with chilling and fun dances of the season. Then, at 2 pm, it’s the Belly Dance Halloween ...

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Start the week with music in the Commons

The days may be getting darker, but the the next few evenings will be bright in Third Place Commons.  On Monday, October 13th 1t 7 pm, treat yourself to some jazz, courtesy of the Centerpiece Jazz Band, comprising teachers at Music Center of the NW, plus advanced students.  These talented musicians play an exciting mixture ...

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Jazz and Flamenco in the Commons

Friday, October 10th – New Age Flamenco Saturday, October 11th – Mark Lewis Cool Jazz Trio   New Age Flamenco was formed in 1998 by bass player Oleg Ruvinov.  Playing tunes by Armik, Gipsy Kings, Carlos Santana, Ottmar Liebert and others, their music reflects a strong latin connection, Mediterranean folk, European roots, jazz, and a gypsy soul blended with the ...

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Dancing Strongly Suggested!

Dancing Strongly Suggested!

Mark Whitman Band “Blues” – Friday, August 22nd  @ 7:30 Rat City Brass “Instrumental Pop” – Saturday, August 23rd @ 7:30   Mark Whitman started playing guitar in Walla Walla, WA, then set out for Texas. He played in the Blue Flames one of the first integrated bands in Texas. He then went tot work with Don and The ...

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Weekend music in the Commons 8.8 and 8.9

Weekend music in the Commons 8.8 and 8.9

Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band “Dixieland Jazz” – Friday August 8 @ 7:30 MoodSwings “Swing” – Saturday August 9  @ 7:30   As a performing arts group, the MoodSwings Jazz Band aims to inspire a love of jazz to the members of the community by cultivating a supportive environment for female musicians of all ages to develop skills in the ...

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We All Need the Sun with Eli Rosenblatt

The Commons is the place to be this Saturday, July 19, from 3 to 4 pm.  The always amazing Eli Rosenblatt is taking us on a tour of the sun! Starting 92,960,000 miles from earth, follow the path light takes from the sun as it helps seeds to grow, lets us see and warms up our ...

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Melarouge and the Phantoms of Soul take the Commons Stage

Melarouge and the John Hansen Trio “Vocal Jazz” – Friday July 11 @ 7:30 Jack Cook and the Phantoms of Soul “Blues” – Saturday June 12  @ 7:30 Melarouge vocal trio joins us for their second Third Place performance this Friday evening.  Backed by the John Hansen Trio, this group combines rich, smooth harmonies with a playful ...

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Eric Miller and Mark Lewis on Stage this Weekend

Here comes the weekend, and here come the tunes. On Friday evening, we welcome singer-songwriter Eric Miller.  According to Lynette Hensley of Victory Review Acoustic Music Magazine, “Eric’s musical vocabulary in both his writing and performance is deep and wide, and he’s comfortable with his own voice in so many styles. And best of ...

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Shoreline Community College Summer Lecture Series in the Commons

Once upon a time, when Shoreline Community College had space adjacent to Third Place Commons, we collaborated on a wonderful series of summer classes.  At lunch, participants had the opportunity to enjoy lunch and a talks about literature near the stage. We have missed those special presentations, and are delighted to announce that the College and ...

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A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead!

A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead!

A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead! Swingnuts – Friday June 6 @ 7:30 – “Vintage Jazz” Cole Brothers – Saturday June 7 @ 7:30 – “Jazz/Fusion” I bet you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seats, dancing shoes already in hand, to hear about this weekend’s music! Well, wait to longer.  Its about to be a swingin’ weekend in Commons.  With ...

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