Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Seattleite Spotlight: Jeff Forrest and the Total Radicals Charity Series
Q&A with Seattleite Jeff Forrest. Jeff started Totally Radical Awesome to pay tribute to the vintage styles he’s always loved. Late last year, it became clear that it would be the perfect platform for him to do something with a positive, tangible impact. Enter The Total Radicals series.  (more…)
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Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors at Seattle Art Museum
Immerse in the infinite. Have you visited the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) recently? If, like me, you haven’t been in over a year, it’s time now. After hearing the buzz for Yayoi Kusami’s Infinity Mirror Rooms in the new exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, I finally made it out last week. This iconic exhibit has made Seattle its home for a limited time until September 10th, 2017.  (more…)
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Brew Five Three: Tacoma’s Beer & Blues Festival Returns August 5th 
For the fifth year, downtown Tacoma is hosting its premier beer and blues festival Brew Five Three this Saturday, August 5th. This year’s event will feature 40 Washington breweries and cideries, a full day of live music featuring headliner Stephanie Anne Johnson, and a variety of food trucks. (more…)
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The League launches in Seattle on August 1st
The dating app Seattle has been waiting for. The League is a dating app designed for highly ambitious, creative, and intelligent singles in metropolitan cities including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, and London. Out of 9,534 applicants, 2,005 Seattle professionals have been hand-selected to be a part of the “founding class” when the app goes live in Seattle on August 1st—that’s approximately a 22% acceptance rate. Download The League to get on the wait list. (more…)
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Young The Giant at WaMu Theater August 11th
Fueled By Ramen alt-rock band Young the Giant will bring their “Home of the Strange” headline tour with support from Cold War Kids to the WaMu Theater at CenturyLink Field on Friday, August 11th. Get your tickets here for $49 with taxes + fees.  (more…)
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Bumbershoot 2017 announced: Headliners include Flume, Lorde, Odesza, Dillon Francis, and Margaret Cho
Taking place over Labor Day weekend, Friday, September 1st through Sunday, September 3rd, the 47th annual Bumbershoot will feature an eclectic list of performers including headliners Flume, Lorde, and Seattle natives ODESZA, among many others. We’ve included some music videos of some lesser known artists we dig. There is also plenty of comedy, art, and food to enjoy at this summertime celebration of music and arts.  (more…)
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Concert Recap: Santana Transmogrify Tour at Chateau Ste. Michelle
On Saturday June 24th, we attended the sold-out Santana Transmogrify Tour at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville. Santana is a ten-time GRAMMY® Award and three-time Latin GRAMMY® Award-winning group let by Carlos Santana a true musician, artist and included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Transmogrify tour kicked off at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville on June 23rd and 24th, where Santana performed soul-filled music and Latin beats from their forty years of making music including hits from the 60s, 70s, and 90s popular hits from their album Supernatural and beyond. Photo by Rolling Stone Magazine. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival
A can’t-miss, low-maintenance weekend of fun, music, nature + community. Now that 4th festivities have come and gone, it’s time to plan for our next big adventure. Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, we’re looking at you. Next weekend—July 13 through 15—a much-anticipated community gathering is calling your (and our!) names, beckoning music lovers of all ages to Carnation (just 30 miles from Seattle), where awesome summertime tunes come to a tranquil, wooded setting. (more…)
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