Fall Arts and Concert Series

An outstanding line up of classical music and jazz interspersed with elegant woodworking, fused glass and exquisite jewelry will enthrall audiences in the upcoming 2017 UP for Arts Fall Arts & Concerts Series.

All events occur on Friday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the University Place Civic/Library Atrium located at 3609 Market Square (36th and Bridgeport). Each performance pairs performing artists with visual artists. Free parking is available underneath the library.

Oct. 27 - Jazz with the David Deacon-Joyner Trio
Acclaimed pianist/composer/educator David Deacon Joyner, bassist Clipper Anderson and drummer Mark Ivester will perform Great American classics with a jazz twist. A retired PLU and Univ. of North Texas professor of jazz studies, Deacon-Joyner has a long career singing jingles, playing in international jazz clubs, composing choral works, teaching and writing music for jazz big bands.  

Featured Artist - Fred Buxton – Fused Glass 
Northwest landscapes, forest scenes, vases and floral designs are among the beautiful fused glass creations by artist Fred Buxton.  Besides being an accomplished glass artist, Fred also teaches at the Raining Sunshine Studio.

Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students and free for UP for Arts members. Tickets available at the door.  For more info, visit www.upforarts.org.

Dinner and a show!  Make the evening more special with dinner beforehand at Grassi’s Restaurant, located at 2811 Bridgeport Way W. 
Place your order between 4 and 5:45 p.m. and you are guaranteed to make the show. Grassi’s will also donate 20% of your purchase on concert nights to UP for Arts. Half price wine and dessert also available after the performance.

Event Date: 
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 7:00pm