Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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Music Madness: Land of the Sweets, Burlesque Nutcracker
A Very Naughty Christmas with Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann What:  In its ninth year running, Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann’s rendition of the Land of Sweets Burlesque Nutcracker offers Seattleites an exciting twist on the classic holiday production. With promises of stunning choreography, skillfully designed costumes and playful banter, you’re sure to wind up on the naughty list after attending a 2014 showing. Photo Courtesy of Scott Butner As the Land of Sweets approaches it’s 10th anniversary at the Triple Door, we were curious what has evolved in production over the past several years. “One of my absolute favorite moments to illustrate the evolution of the show is that the first year, Jasper and I sat on the floor for endless hours, (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Ring in 2015, Bonza Bash Style
Ring in the New Year at Seattle’s Most Upscale Soiree. If you don’t have any plans for New Year’s yet — don’t fret — you and yours are most cordially invited to rock the night away as Seattle welcomes 2015 in style. Here’s the swankiest parties the Emerald City has to offer on Wednesday, December 31st. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Music Madness: Iceland Airwaves
Musication to Reykjavik’s Iceland Airwaves 2014 What: Itching for a vacation to escape Seattle? Picture journeying to a brisk European destination with a geothermal beach in the heart of the city, and a peace tower conceived by Yoko Ono to honor the late John Lennon. Music is at the heart of the Icelandic culture, and the Iceland Airwaves Festival is the perfect reason to mark your calendar, and explore Reykjavik. The 16th annual festival (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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SEATTLEITE SPOTLIGHT: Fashion go-getter Kahlana Barfield
The best feeling is paying it forward, it’s what makes the world go round – even in a place like New York City. For a girl like Kahlana Barfield, who left Seattle to pursue her fashion writing career in the Big Apple, finding someone that would root for her was something she least expected. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Winter Wanderlust: The North Shore’s Turtle Bay Resort has Your Adventure Covered
Seattleites are usually no stranger to extreme sports, we love nature and outdoor activities, even in the cold and grey, we manage to find ways to stay active – rain or shine. But if you’re looking to switch up your routine this winter and maybe get a little tan while burning a few calories (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Music Madness: Ásgeir
Ásgeir Breaks the Silence at Columbia City Theater Who: When 20 year old Ásgeir Trausti released his first album In the Silence in his native Icelandic tongue and country, he became somewhat of a boy wonder phenomenon overnight. Many of the songs had been written by his father, a seasoned local poet, and the deeply rooted connection and alluring radiant voice were felt and welcomed by critics immediately. The album has since become the largest grossing (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Culture Dose: Vancouver Island’s Culinary Trail
Feasting our way across some of BC’s hidden gems. The challenge of visiting any island: Often, it takes work to get there. As a traveler, there’s not much within one’s control; choppy seas and foggy skies can lead to schedule delays that can’t be contested. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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