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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, October 2

You can see the world premiere of Museum of False Memories through October 6.
Photo by Stephen Clapp
You can see the world premiere of Museum of False Memories through October 6.

Oct. 3-6: The Two-Character Play
Starting tomorrow you can see Spooky Action Theater’s production of The Two-Character Play by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Richard Henrich, the play within a play follows two actors, a brother and sister, who find themselves stranded in the State Theater of an unknown state. You can see the show through Sunday at The Universalist National Memorial Church in Northwest.

Oct. 3-6: Museum of False Memories
You can head to Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier tomorrow through Sunday to see Museum of False Memories, a surreal visual movement performance by Dance Box Theater that examines the dynamic relationships among memory, objects and perception. Created and performed by Laura Schandelmeier and Stephen Clapp, the dance theater work and its original orchestral score are both inspired by visual artist Joseph Cornell.

Music: “Shut Em Down (Rock Mixx Instrumental)” by Public Enemy


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