Saturday, December 03, 2016

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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Culture Dose: An Om-Worthy December Welcome
As we launch into this joyful season that promises to be chock-a-block with decadent indulgences, fun-filled fetes and hopefully some hygge-heavy downtime, too, we’ve found the best way to give December a grounding and rejuvenating start. (And while you’re planning out this festive month, don’t forget these holiday getaway ideas at luxurious locations up and down the West Coast!) (more…)
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The World is Fun Hosts 5th Annual Bad Santa Photos
The 5th Annual Bad Santa event is taking place this Saturday, December 3rd from 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm.  Hosted by The World Is Fun at Rhein Haus Seattle, come grab a pint of Ninkasi Sleighr and snag a picture with our Bad Santa to get into the holiday spirit. All proceeds benefit The World Is Fun, a Seattle based charitable social club with a mission to connect Seattleite’s with fun ways to give back to their community.  (more…)
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Gingerbread Village at Sheraton Seattle Hotel opens today
One of Seattle’s most beloved holiday traditions returned for the Sheraton Seattle Hotel’s 24th Annual Gingerbread Village. Since 1992, the Sheraton’s expert culinary team has partnered with top local architecture firms to design, build and wow the crowds with intricate, larger-than-life gingerbread creations. The unforgettable event keeps more than 150,000 visitors coming back year after year.  (more…)
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Plugged In: Porter Robinson & Madeon Come to Town December 10
Acclaimed electronic artists Porter Robinson and Madeon are coming to Seattle on December 10th as part of their “Shelter Live” Tour. Earlier this year the two longtime friends collaborated on a new single “Shelter“. In less than a month the track garnered over 10 million streams, charted #1 on Spotify’s Viral List, and earned acclaim the likes of Rolling Stone, Billboard, Pitchfork + more.  (more…)
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Winter Wanderlust: Holiday Happenings in Luxe Locations
Get in the spirit at these West Coast paradises. ‘Tis the season to plan adventures to cozy lodges and winter wonderlands. We’ve rounded up a few West Coast destination ideas that promise to make the season especially merry and bright. (more…)
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Seattle Hard Rock hosts fourth annual Global BARocker Championship
The Hard Rock Cafe Seattle is getting into the competitive spirit and showcasing its talented bartenders with its fourth annual Global BARocker Competition. The event is this Thursday, November 10th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.   (more…)
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Culture Dose: 2 Things to Brighten Your Weekend
Enjoy good tunes + delicious eats, delivered to your door. We admit we’re all a little on edge about next week’s election (here are some festive spots to watch, by the way!), and the sun seems to have hidden itself yet again. Oy. There’s happy news, though: We’ve gathered a few ideas that promise to boost your spirits and sate your appetite—stat. (more…)
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Local Heroes: Special Olympics Washington + Kirby Winfield
Creating a level playing field for all. If ever we’re feeling down about the affairs of the world, it helps to look toward the do-gooders who carry an optimism that affects us, too. We can’t help it; it’s contagious. We recently caught up with one such local—Kirby Winfield, Auction Chair and Board Chair Elect for Special Olympics Washington. (more…)
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