pnb: backstage pass kicks off the season on 9/10

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PNB’s Backstage Pass hads

As the summer reaches its peak, our pre-season at Backstage Pass is just getting underway! We have three fabulous events in store for you in the coming month to open the season… save the dates and see you there!

Backstage Pass is co-hosting the SAM Remix
Friday, August 7, 2009
@ the Olympic Sculpture Park

Backstage Pass Trivia Night – Eastside
Thursday, August 13th, 2009
@ Cafe Veloce in Kirkland/Totem Lake

Backstage Pass Season Kickoff Event
Thursday, September 10, 2009
@ Nuvo Moda in downtown Seattle

SAM REMIX

Backstage Pass is co-hosting SAM Remix!

A late-night mash-up of art, music, dance, and spoken word at the stunning Olympic Sculpture Park!

Friday, August 7, 2009 8 pm-midnight Olympic Sculpture Park

SPECIAL! Backstage Pass Members Enter for $5!

SAM Members $5, $8 for students, $10 for non-members.

Celebrate summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park with DJs spinning dance music, performances, and activities at this special late-night event. Geared toward adults age 25-40, SAM’s happy hour atmosphere and unique artistic setting will help visitors end the week with lots of down-tempo beats, fresh new mixes and friendly, art-loving faces.

For more information, visit:
http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/

Trivia Night!

Backstage Pass Trivia Night | Eastside

Test your knowledge and make new friends at a hilarious summer event!

Thursday, August 13th, 2009
7pm – 9 pm
Cafe Veloce in Kirkland/Totem Lake (Map)

Do you know which ballet is credited for introducing pointework to the art form? What was the original name for the Pacific Northwest Ballet? In the movie “Center Stage”, what did Eva think prima ballerina Kathleen Donahue looked like? (La Sylphide, Pacific Northwest Dance Association, a gerbil.)

If you knew these answers and more, come to BSP Trivia night on the Eastside to show off your ballet knowledge. Winners of the night will receive bragging rights and PNB swag, including dress rehearsal tickets and signed pointe shoes! If you didn’t guess right, not to worry! Trivia Night is a great chance to learn more about the details and history of the artform.

Backstage Pass Season Kickoff Party

Begin a new ballet season with good (and stylish) company!

Thursday, September 10, 2009
7 pm
Nuvo Moda, 1307 1st Avenue, Seattle
21+ only; Free for Backstage Pass members, $10 for guests

Special Guest Speaker Artistic Director Peter Boal!
Save the date for the Backstage Pass official kickoff event for the 2009-2010 season! Once again, we are generously hosted by the fabulous fashion boutique Nuvo Moda in downtown Seattle. Highlights include a fashion show modeled by PNB dancers and an exclusive preview of the upcoming PNB season! Mingle with fellow ballet enthusiasts, enjoy bites and bubbles, and shop for your ballet season wardrobe using a special discount Nuvo Moda is offering on all purchases made this night.