The Gertrude Stein Salon

A group of prolific Seattle artists share new writing, new music, and new art. The theme is: light. Think: variety show. Think: summer.


The Gertrude Stein Salon

Julia Sweeney, Lesley Hazleton, Rebecca Brown, John Roderick, Sarah Rudinoff, Charles Mudede, Trisha Ready, and Adam Haws share new writing, new music, and new art. The theme is: light. Think: variety show. Think: summer.

Hosted by Christopher Frizzelle.


Saturday, May 28, 7:00pm Reception with a Live Performance at sunset, 8:55pm.

General admission and VIP tickets are available.

The party takes place on the 7th floor of the Sorrento, in the swanky Penthouse and adjacent Top of the Town ballroom. When the Sorrento first opened in 1909, the windows in Top of the Town offered the highest lookout in the city.

The outdoor Penthouse terrace will be the VIP area.

This party is named after Gertrude Stein, the modernist writer who hosted a salon in her apartment in Paris in the 1920s that brought together artists and writers like Hemingway and Picasso.


General Admission ($75):

  • 7pm reception in The Penthouse with appetizers, wine, and dessert.
  • Show in the Top of the Town at sunset (8:55pm)
  • Live Performance by Actors, Writers, and Musicians
  • Dessert & Coffee Hour


VIP Tickets ($150):

  • General Admission Benefits
  • Exclusive Access to Outdoor Terrace with Performing Writers & Artists
  • Prime Performance Seating
  • Complimentary Valet


All Attendees can enjoy:

  • 10% off one night at Hotel Sorrento for the night of May 28th
  • Complimentary Upgrade, if available


Valet Parking without VIP ticket: $25+ tax