An extraordinary collection of pleasures is in store for the Seattle 2001 AGM, including:
· Fashion and Art Gallery
A truly stellar collection of recreated historical clothing will be on
display throughout the conference.
Seattle’s own LaMode Bagatelle
will have patterns available.
Eighteenth century caricatures and original drawings by
Rowlandson and Gillray will be shown, along with intriguing jewelry,
clothing, accessories, toilette and personal effects from the Regency
period, all from Northwest collectors.
and Sensibility Concert”
What could be more entertaining that an evening of chamber music
presented by George Bozarth, Professor of Music at the University of
Washington, and his troupe? The
concert of Hayden, Schubert and others will include a 1816 Broadwood
square pianoforte, along with classical violin and voice.
In the recently transformed hall, Seattle Town Hall,
the evening promises to be magical.
For walkers, the concert is only five blocks from the AGM hotel
(admittedly uphill) or buses will shuttle guests from the hotel to
Town Hall and back.
Display your Regency finery at Saturday evening’s Regency Ball,
following the banquet. Our
dance master is selecting music and dancers to delight you.
English country dancing can be enjoyed by all, no need to bring
partner.. (A dance
practice on Saturday afternoon will offer terpsichoreans a chance to
brush up on their technique.)
The 2001 Seattle AGM will close on
Sunday with a charming musical performance evocative of the Assembly
Rooms of Bath. Noted
author Paula Schwartz wrote the lyrics and narrative, with music by
composer Neil Moyer. Ms. Schwartz and Mr. Moyer received a grant from the Jane
Austen Society to create a musical based on Austen’s work. Songs from both “An Accident at Lyme” and “Elinor and
Marianne” will be performed.
This special concert will capture the effervescence of the
Seattle meeting, sending attendees off with a glow of pleasure – and
the conference there will be many opportunities for attendees to enjoy
themselves, with a daily Visiting Hour to refresh and renew