On the cover of the December 14, 1918 edition of the Town Crier is a gentleman sitting at the keyboard of a Mason & Hamlin piano. The caption reads, “Claude Madden, leader of the Amphion Society, at one of the many new Mason & Hamlin pianos recently received by Montelius Music House, going over a new score just written and probably to be presented at this season’s concerts.”
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We’re still Inside/Out while our building is under renovation. Join us in a neighborhood near you until we return to our First Hill home in March.
After 18 seasons of programming and over a century since its construction, Town Hall’s building is getting its first major renovation!
Thanks to support from our community, our landmark venue is getting some much-needed love. From necessities like seismic stabilization to vital patron upgrades like climate control and new restrooms, we’re overhauling our building for 100 more years of life.
We can’t wait to re-introduce you to our historic home when we re-open in March 2019. Click below to help fund our renovation or learn more about the project.
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Our Inside/Out season has come to a close, folks. We’re thrilled to be able to enter our newly renovated building come March. We’ve had a wonderful time out in the community these past months offering up civic, arts, and educational programs that have reflected and inspired our region’s best impulses: creativity, empathy, and the belief that we all deserve a voice. We’re eager to showcase all of that and more soon.
The October 9th, 1920 edition of the Town Crier has a small piece on the age of animals.
Sparrows have lived to be forty years old. A horse does not live much more than twenty-seven years. Cats get to about thirteen years old. The tortoise is supposed to live to be between 300 and 400 years old.
Jazz legend Duke Ellington (1899-1974) called his sacred concerts “the most important thing I have ever done.” What he did: brought jazz into church. This year, Earshot Jazz is celebrating its 30th anniversary of presenting Ellington’s music.
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