Monday, October 16, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Seattleite Spotlight: Karl Moehring, Washington Shoe Company CEO
Q+A with Karl Moehring, CEO of Washington Shoe Company Karl is a Seattle native who took the helm of the company in October 2015. Since then, Karl has made it a top priority to enhance the culture of the company and form a better environment for the employees. Washington Shoe Company houses three brands: Chooka, Western Chief, and Staheekum. Western Chief has been providing family footwear options since 1891. With the rain heading our way this week, it’s perfect timing to check out Chooka’s stylish and affordable fall fashion line.  (more…)
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#ShareMySave — Celebrate National Savings Day With Capital One, Here’s How…
This is a sponsored post. Thinking about saving money can be difficult. However, if you look around your house, most of us have been saving for years. I have my favorite stuffed animals from childhood and scrapbooks jammed full of ticket stubs and photos. Maybe you have your Halloween costume from elementary school or art projects from middle school. We hang onto these things because they have meaning. And now Capital One wants to turn your stuff-saving habits into money-saving habits.  (more…)
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Culture Dose: Items For Your Autumn Radar
Benefit concerts, Seahawks parties, Icelandic fetes & more seasonal fun. Fall’s here, and we’re not mad about it. Seattle had a pretty awesome run this summer, plus the list of things to do, see, eat and hear this autumn is looking mighty appealing.  (more…)
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Above & Beyond: Group Therapy 250 @ The Gorge
Above & Beyond celebrated the 250th episode of their popular Group Therapy podcast last weekend at The Gorge Ampitheatre #ABGT250. An estimated 20,000 attendees traveled from all over the globe for this special occasion. Along with headliners Above & Beyond, Luttrell, Yotto, Oliver Smith, Seven Lions, and Moon Boots were in the lineup.  (more…)
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Bumbershoot 2017: Concluding Thoughts
Music (and then some) at this year’s festival. This year Bumbershoot goers lucked out with “perfect 10” weather that brought soaring temps and bluebird skies. And although many around town—especially of the “old-school Seattle” contingency—grumbled about the festival’s escalating ticket prices, those gathered at Seattle Center this past Labor Day weekend seemed to be having a mighty fine time. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Tasveer South Asian Film Festival
A beautiful October event you won’t want to miss.  At a time when building bridges between cultures and facilitating discussion has never felt more urgent, the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival returns to the greater Seattle area between October 6 and 15. Over the past decade, TSAFF has grown to become the country’s largest, longest and most diverse South Asian film festival in the country. (more…)
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10th Annual Cycle the WAVE to raise awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence
Celebrating the 10th Annual Cycle the WAVE event! Cycle the WAVE (Women Against Violence Everywhere) is a fully supported, non-competitive, deluxe all-women’s event. It is a spectacular bike and walk event for women of all ages and fitness levels to experience camaraderie, increase awareness of domestic violence through visibility, and to raise funds for domestic violence programs across Washington State. (more…)
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NVDES x RAC @ Neumo’s on September 15th
“NVDES is a world I created,” says Josh Ocean of his multi-genre indie collective. As producer and de-facto frontman, Ocean ignites controlled chaos by, he says, “building songs around random moments.” This has yielded La Nvdité, Vol. 1 (released on August 11th), an intriguing introduction to NVDES’ levitating, melodic laptop-punk. (more…)
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