Saturday, November 28, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

IN THE KNOW: Macy’s Holiday Parade & Star Lighting is November 27th
This is the 25th anniversary of the parade in Seattle. Come celebrate the holiday season with the 25th Annual Macy’s Holiday Parade and Star Lighting Ceremony. The parade includes festive floats, costumed characters and local community groups, all followed by Santa, who will arrive at Macy’s where he’ll officially open Santaland for the 2015 Christmas season.  (more…)
ALO by Jay Blakesberg
Culture Dose: ALO at Nectar Lounge
A Q+A with the longtime bandmates  Pop/rock quartet ALO has been deemed “more than a band…It’s a musical relationship”—and one that has propelled the band and its loyal fans for nearly two decades. The band’s currently on tour to support their new Brushfire Records (Jack Johnson) release of  ‘Tangle Of Time’—a joyous collection of songs evoking their 70s-esque California cool sound and whimsical improv. Saturday, December 5, they bring their playful act to Fremont’s Nectar Lounge. (more…)
Winter Wanderlust: The Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour
A delightful winter tradition in Victoria, BC. Riding the Victoria Clipper to Victoria for day and weekend trips during the spring and summer is always a popular and fun activity. As the weather cools down and the season changes, it’s also the perfect trip during the holiday season for families or a romantic getaway. Bundle up and ride the Clipper to check out Victoria’s holiday festivities, including our feature: The Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour. The tour starts December 1st and runs through January 6th.  (more…)
FitFam launches virtual event platform, to help people be healthy and active
Building an online platform to host virtual event experiences. FitFam, a Seattle-based startup, creates and hosts virtual event experiences that inspire people–of all ages and athletic abilities–to live healthy and active. Participants commit to a fitness goal, connect with hundreds of others in a nationwide online community, get exclusive event merchandise, win awards and prizes, and benefit worthy causes. FitFam launched on November 10th, 2015 and everyone can now sign up for FitFam’s first official event, the FitFam Challenge. (more…)
Indie Film Preview: “East Side Sushi” is Charming
Opens at Sundance & Ark Lodge on November 13. East Side Sushi is the winner of the audience award at six international film festivals, and it has also received the award for Best Screenplay at the Napa Valley Film Festival, as well as the Best of the Festival prize at the Heartland Film Festival.  (more…)
Dear US Veterans, Thank you for your service: Happy Veterans Day
5 happenings around Seattle to celebrate, starting this weekend. 1. 50TH ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PARADE The purpose of Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade is to positively focus on honoring our country’s veterans and active military personnel for defending our freedom around the world. Through our parade, we focus recognition on congressionally-recognized Veteran Service Organizations and their auxiliaries, the military and reserve military, National Guard and ROTC. (more…)
Seattle Shorts Film Festival is November 14-15
Bringing Seattle film lovers the very best of short films from around the world. Seattle Shorts Film Festival returns for the fifth year with twice the number of exceptional films to showcase for local and visiting audiences. After record breaking submissions, filmmaker attendance, and sold out screenings last year, the festival has expanded to two days, November 14th and 15th. The weekend will be bring film lovers together through Q&A’s, networking events, and an awards ceremony on Sunday the 15th. (more…)
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WildLights at Woodland Park Zoo: Starts November 27th
Woodland Park Zoo’s fourth annual WildLights. This electrifying, after-hours event runs nightly from 5:30 – 8:30 pm from Friday, November 27th through Sunday, January 3rd. Guests will be transported to a festive winter wonderland complete with lights, treats, animals and more. Over 600,000 energy-efficient LED lights illuminate the paths of Woodland Park Zoo through dazzling displays of wild animals and exotic destinations  including (more…)
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