Monday, June 26, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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Local Heroes: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Nurses
Going behind the scenes of one of the world’s most admirable professions.  Sometimes we forget that there are so many heroes in our midst—folks quietly going about daily duties that save lives and positively impact our immediate community and the world beyond. These hardworking souls are brave, wise, kind, humble and stronger than often seems humanly possible.  We recently spoke with one such Seattleite—Jodie David, a nurse in the Supportive and Palliative Care service at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. We are so grateful for her work and wanted to share her story with you. (more…)
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Celebrate National Donut Day and Give Back with Mighty-O on Friday
Willy Wonka isn’t the only one giving away golden tickets On Friday, June 2nd, Mighty-O will be hosting a golden ticket giveaway, sampling free mini donuts and donating 10% of the day’s proceeds to three local elementary schools in celebration of National Donut Day. (more…)
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Main Street Drivers: Chauffeur Service Using Your Own Car
Main Street Drivers provides transportation service that has perfected the “your car + our driver” concept and can create a package for each and every client need. Their professional driver service launched in the Western Washington region earlier this year. The focus is on the greater Seattle area and suburbs, including popular wine destinations including Seattle Urban Wineries and Woodinville Wine Country. We recently had the opportunity to try out the service firsthand.  (more…)
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Wednesday Evening Farmers Markets at Pike Place Returns May 31st
Pike Place Market’s second annual Wednesday Evening Farmers Market will kick off on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 giving downtown shoppers the opportunity to enjoy the long summer evenings while shopping for fresh produce and supporting local farmers. Along with the Evening Market, Pike Place Market will host four weekly farmers markets throughout downtown starting Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Pickathon Schedules Revealed! + Other Events On Sale
Plan out music-filled days in Happy Valley, Oregon (and other enticing summertime happenings). It’s no secret that we adore Pickathon—a magical weekend gathering on an Oregon farm that’s all about the discovery of phenomenal new artists in beautiful and unique spaces (think intimate barns and fantastical stages that blend into the surrounding woods). Great news for this year’s much-anticipated event (August 3 through 6): The day-by-day schedule is finally here! Check it out, and get planning. (more…)
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5 Summer Wedding Trends You’ll Love
For summer 2017 weddings, the look is all about Mother Earth. From colors to wedding favors, embrace nature for an eco-conscious take on ‘I do!’ (more…)
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Culture Dose: Global Sounds + Sights
Traveling the world via Seattle’s stages and screens. Never before have we felt more urgency to break down walls and build bridges between cultures around the world. The arts offer the perfect vehicle for doing just that. Here in our own city, we’re proud to announce an amazing lineup of inspiring May events. (more…)
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Devour! The World’s Largest Culinary Film Fest Returns to Osoyoos, BC May 5-7
If the combination of Seattle’s infamous rainfall and our country’s current political climate have fueled your need for escapism and wanderlust, Devour! The Film Fest may be just what you need. In 2009, Chef Michael Howell hosted the inaugural event in Nova Scotia to pay tribute to exquisite cuisine, cinema, and viticulture (the science, production, and study of grapes). Its cross-country expansion to Osoyoos (o-soo-ews), British Columbia last year proved wildly successful. For the festival’s second tour of the region’s delectable offerings, this weekend-long excursion will be your best introduction to the Okanagan Valley. (more…)
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