Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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Electronic Sounds of Zhu Sells Out Last Night’s Show at the Showbox
GRAMMY nominated producer ZHU has been headlining his ‘Neon City’ tour this spring beginning with Coachella two weeks ago and playing to a sold out Seattle crowd last night. Touring with fellow Mind of a Genius act Gallant, the vibe at the show was the perfect mix of chill, dance party, and energy. The instrumentals were absolute fire set to a unique feature-length film and captivating light show. The futuristic Neon City stages adds another dimension to the sonic and visual production. (more…)
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The tour of Disney's NEWSIES North American Tour original company. Photo by Deen van Meer.
Newsies: Carrying the Banner Through the Paramount
Jack Kelly and the boys bring their A game to Seattle for a one week production The tour of Disney’s NEWSIES North American Tour original company. Photo by Deen van Meer. When I heard the NEWSIES production was making a stop in Seattle, I nearly shit the bed. Arguably the only early 90s musical worth watching outside of the Disney Renaissance, this was the kitchy soundtrack of my childhood (next to Big Willie Style and Killing Me Softly of course). I’m (more…)
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Bumbershoot 2016 Lineup Announced: Headliners Include Death Cab for Cutie, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Kygo
The lineup was announced tonight at a free party at the Showbox Market. Bumbershoot tickets go on sale Friday at 10! The festival will be held Friday through Sunday of Labor Day Weekend instead of Saturday through Monday in past years. Local favorites Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Death Cab for Cutie will headline the weekend. There is a fair bit of EDM this year: Kygo, Pretty Lights, DJ Snake, Porter Robinson, Zed’s Dead, and Zhu. (more…)
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Photo by Ken Emly/Courtesy Travel Tacoma
Weekend Wanderings: Tacoma
A glass act: Visiting our artsy neighbors to the south. Just 35 miles south of Seattle, there’s an old railroad town where public art thrives, waterfront property reigns and the architectural landscape vacillates between gritty industrial and grand Victorian. Compared to Seattle (especially these days), the pace there feels significantly slower, the streets emptier, the buildings lower. (One welcomed difference? Empty parking spaces abound!) (more…)
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Pure Barre University Reopens today in U-District
Sami Sweeney, owner of Pure Barre fitness studios in Bellevue, Capitol Hill, Green Lake, Queen Anne and Redmond is reopening her first Seattle Pure Barre location today at a new location in Seattle’s University District. Pure Barre will open at 4552 11th Avenue N.E., Seattle, 98105, in the Bridges@11th apartment building with a regular class schedule starting today. (more…)
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5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day with your Mom (it’s May 8th!)
Mother’s Day is a little less than three weeks away so it’s time to start planning what you’re going to do for the irreplaceable special lady in your life. There are definitely gifts you can get her (gift guide coming soon), brunches, and dinners to take her to, but how about spending some quality time with mom? If she’s in the Seattle area, here are some fun ideas she might love. (more…)
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Win Passes: Night Shift Takes Over Neumos this Friday
Seattle’s nomadic dance party is back with master party rocker Four Color Zack (Thre3style World Champion, Fool’s Gold Records). Four Color Zack has lit up dance floors around the world with his ear for heart-thumpers, a singular talent for bridging tunes, and technical genius you gotta see to believe. Night Shift is always a fun time—good people, good vibes, and great music. Scroll down for your chance to win a pair of passes to this Friday’s Night Shift dance party.  (more…)
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Getting ready for Festival Season: Bumbershoot 2016 tickets on sale!
This Labor Day Weekend, Bumbershoot celebrates 46 years! Treefort Music Festival just passed, Sasquatch is coming up at The Gorge next month, Capitol Hill Block Party just announced its lineup for July, and Bumbershoot tickets are on sale! The early bird sale is almost over, so make sure to get your tickets before prices go up! This year, the event will be held Friday through Sunday of Labor Day Weekend instead of Saturday through Monday in past years. This is an awesome shift so we will have Sunday to rest and recover before heading back to work/school on Tuesday! (more…)
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