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Recent Blog Posts
Music Gatherers – A Look at AnDa Union’s Mongolian Roots
November 1, 2013
Dedicated to Mongolian music tradition, AnDa Union combines traditional instruments with tonal throat singing. Mongolian throat singing evolved out of emulating the environment, attempting to conjure the feeling of the grasslands, snowy mountains, or Gobi desert. Read more.
Engaging Students with the Performing Arts on the UW Campus
October 11, 2013
Why don’t students come to more classical music concerts? This question is at the heart of a study recently undertaken on seven college campuses, including the University of Washington, led by arts researchers WolfBrown and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Read more.
Meany Hall Amps Up the Access
September 5, 2013
Meany Hall received a much-needed face-lift this summer. With the expert assistance of UW Disability Services Coordinator Elliott Nutt and the UW Facilities and Design Services teams, we have revamped the hall to expand our wheelchair seating area to accommodate 12 more patrons. The new seating area triples the available wheelchair seating in the hall. Read more.
A Student's First Meany Dance Experience
May 3, 2013
UW Computer Science and Engineering sophomore Jennifer Kang had never seen dance performed in Meany Hall. But when the opportunity arose in February for free tickets to attend UW World Series’ performance of New Zealand dance troupe Black Grace, Jennifer jumped at the chance. Read more.
A Culturally Accelerated Week, Driven by Artistic Force
April 22, 2013
As a UW student, I have realized that there are plenty of new experiences from different fields that we can discover on campus. One of those experiences includes becoming an audience member in Meany Hall. Just by viewing one performance (or in my case, two) one can really gain something new. For me, I obtained new perspectives in regards on how I view live performance arts. Read more.