Experience Music Project http://kplu.org en The record – it's more than just vinyl http://kplu.org/post/record-its-more-just-vinyl <p>There are so many ways we can listen to music. Usually the easiest these days is playing tunes on a digital gadget such as a phone or laptop. It wasn&rsquo;t that long ago when we had to make a trip to the local record store to stock up on the latest hits.</p><p>The current exhibit at the Henry Art Gallery, <a href="http://www.henryart.org/exhibitions/current/1170">The Record: Contemporary Art And Vinyl,</a> shows how the flat black disk and the sleeve that holds can do so much more than just play music.</p><p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 5954 at http://kplu.org The record – it's more than just vinyl Go ahead and scream: New horror film exhibit at Seattle's EMP http://kplu.org/post/go-ahead-and-scream-new-horror-film-exhibit-seattles-emp <p>What is it about horror films that makes our skin crawl?</p><p>EMP Museum&#39;s new&nbsp; &quot;Can&#39;t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film&quot; exhibit dissects the horror flick, ripping apart the hair-raising soundtrack and giving us an up-close view of various movie props: from the gory to the just plain eerie.</p><p> Sun, 02 Oct 2011 15:10:18 +0000 Florangela Davila 2776 at http://kplu.org Go ahead and scream: New horror film exhibit at Seattle's EMP Director James Cameron helping launch "Avatar" exhibit in Seattle http://kplu.org/post/director-james-cameron-helping-launch-avatar-exhibit-seattle <p>If you&rsquo;re a fan of the movie &ldquo;Avatar&rdquo; you might really like the exhibition opening Saturday at Seattle&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.empmuseum.org/index.asp">Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame</a>.</p><p>&ldquo;Avatar&rdquo; director James Cameron &ndash; a pal of EMP/SFM co-founder Paul Allen &ndash; will be on hand for a Friday event which will feature some of the film&rsquo;s actors and Richie Baneham, who won the Academy Award for best visual effects. Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:43:42 +0000 Gary Crawford 1768 at http://kplu.org Director James Cameron helping launch "Avatar" exhibit in Seattle "Taking Punk To The Masses" opens at Experience Music Project http://kplu.org/post/taking-punk-masses-opens-experience-music-project <p><br /><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-963747.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-963841.mp3</a></p><p>This week marks the 20th anniversary of when an audience heard Nirvana&rsquo;s &ldquo;Smells Like Teen Spirit&rdquo; for the first time.&nbsp;The band played it at Seattle&rsquo;s OK Hotel near Pioneer Square and the rest as they say, is history. A new exhibit at the Experience Music Project called <a href="http://www.empsfm.org/exhibitions/index.asp?categoryID=177&amp;ccID=301">&ldquo;Taking Punk To The Masses: from Nowhere to Nevermind&rdquo;</a> looks at all of the factors that led to Nirvana explosion onto the global music scene. Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 1213 at http://kplu.org "Taking Punk To The Masses" opens at Experience Music Project