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Seattle’s Best Live Music Venues

Seattle’s Best Live Music Venues October 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
The Triple Door photo courtesy of tippr.com “Best” lists are often a matter of taste and boil down to the particulars you’re looking for in an experience as opposed to ranking in order from awesome to crap. When you’re considering music venues in Seattle, you’ll be pleased to know that there...

Seattle Sets the Mood with these Autumn-Inspired Events

Seattle Sets the Mood with these Autumn-Inspired Events September 17, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Second Annual “This Is Halloween” From October 28th through the 31st at the Triple Door, catch the Can Can’s dazzling concoction of live music, cabaret, burlesque and film inspired by Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas” and starring The Can Can Castaways, The Heavenly Spies, Orkestar...

Mother Earth News Fair: Approaching Sustainable Agriculture with a DIY Attitude

Mother Earth News Fair: Approaching Sustainable Agriculture with a DIY Attitude June 16, 2011 | Events | Read More
I’ve always had a good relationship with food, in that I’ve never been a “picky” eater and I enjoy trying new things. I shop at markets, I cook frequently and I attend cooking classes both for fun and to learn new techniques. But the growing movement in organic/local/sustainable...

Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle

Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle May 29, 2011 | Events | Read More
This weekend is the 40th annual Northwest Folklife Festival, the largest free festival in North America that fills Seattle Center annually. The festival is packed with live music acts, workshops, food vendors, activities and, frankly, hippies. I headed over to Folklife Saturday afternoon to take a few...

Review: Brownie Points at Taproot Theatre

Review: Brownie Points at Taproot Theatre May 26, 2011 | Events | Read More
The thing about plays with small casts is that there’s no room for weak links. Each character must be real, every single moment of the production. Shut those characters in an isolated cabin and force them to discuss life’s most awkward topics, and you’ve got a few roles to challenge...

Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge, 2011

Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge, 2011 May 16, 2011 | Events | Read More
Held at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington along the Columbia River Gorge, the Sasquatch Music Festival combines two of Seattle’s greatest assets: gorgeous scenery on a summer day and indie music. This year the festival will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 27th through the 30th and...

Seattle Snapshot: Sakura Con 2011

Seattle Snapshot: Sakura Con 2011 April 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
If the dozens of bus-side advertisements weren’t enough to remind me that Sakura Con was last week, my morning walk with the pup through downtown Seattle sure was. While I didn’t attend the conference myself, a quick Flickr search led me to a few pics of the craziness, all courtesy of bade_md: (The...

Free Performance of Children’s Musical at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

Free Performance of Children’s Musical at Seattle’s Museum of Flight April 20, 2011 | Events, free, Kid Friendly | Read More
The 5th Avenue Theatre Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company is offering a free presentation of its production “Rosie the Riveter” at the Museum of Flight on April 23rd, 2011 at 2:00pm. Developed in partnership with Washington Women in Trades, the performance will be held in the museum’s...

World Rhythm Festival in Seattle

World Rhythm Festival in Seattle April 15, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
It’s been an unusually chilly, damp spring in Seattle – which is really saying something around here! What better way to chase off the rainy day blues than a dose of rhythm? The Seattle World Percussion Society is hosting the World Rhythm Festival at the Seattle Center April 22nd through 24th,...

Review of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 Musical in Seattle

Review of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 Musical in Seattle April 11, 2011 | Events | Read More
The 1980 film with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton was an instant hit, and over two decades later the story of three women getting revenge on their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss still hits a sweet spot. The musical version of 9 to 5 opened April 7th at the 5th Avenue...