The Mix

Friday 11/14/14

The Billy Strayhorn Project

Gay City Arts presents The Billy Strayhorn Project

Featuring Tyrone Brown and the Nate Omdal Trio
Nov 14-15 and 21-22 / Calamus Auditorium at Gay City / 7:30pm / $18

Head on over to Gay City for The Billy Strayhorn Project, a celebration of the life and music of William Thomas “Billy” Strayhorn, an American jazz arranger, composer, lyricist, and pianist, best known for his three decade long collaboration with Duke Ellington. Featuring Tyrone Brown and the Nate Omdal Trio, an exciting new Seattle-based jazz trio, playing original arrangements from the Billy Strayhorn songbook such as “Take the A Train,” “Chelsea Bridge,” and “Lush Life”.

Saturday 11/15/14

Short Run Arts & Comix Festival

Short Run Comix & Arts Festival

Washington Hall / 153 14th Ave / 11am – 6pm / Free

Short Run Comix & Arts Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase for indie comix, small press, and emerging new artists. This Saturday, Washington Hall will be filled to its historical rafters with almost 200 cartoonists, publishers, zinesters, authors, animators, and more. It’ll be the best place to check out, and purchase, some great work by some great local artists.