Saturday, April 29, 2017

Category Archives: Arts+Entertainment

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Devour! The World’s Largest Culinary Film Fest Returns to Osoyoos, BC May 5-7
If the combination of Seattle’s infamous rainfall and our country’s current political climate have fueled your need for escapism and wanderlust, Devour! The Film Fest may be just what you need. In 2009, Chef Michael Howell hosted the inaugural event in Nova Scotia to pay tribute to exquisite cuisine, cinema, and viticulture (the science, production, and study of grapes). Its cross-country expansion to Osoyoos (o-soo-ews), British Columbia last year proved wildly successful. For the festival’s second tour of the region’s delectable offerings, this weekend-long excursion will be your best introduction to the Okanagan Valley. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Summer’s Coming!
A preview of upcoming concerts, fests + awesome happenings.  If we squint past the dizzying haze of gray, we finally see summer approaching, and we are so stinkin’ ready to welcome it with wide-open, sun-deprived arms. You too? Before we even get there, though, there’s an intriguing lineup of events that has our curiosity piqued. Pull out your iCalendar; it’s time to get plotting. (more…)
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The Residency Show 4/28 | Hosted By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Tickets are on sale now for The Residency | Hosted by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at Washington Hall on April 28th with special guest Saul Williams.  (more…)
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Electronic Pop Duo FYOHNA Live @ Chop Suey 4/18
Q + A with Singer Katarina Gleicher  FYOHNA is an electronic pop duo focused on achieving emotional warmth and expansive atmospheres through live performance and powerful, yet tender vocal presence. Since FYOHNA’s inception in the Spring of 2015, vocalist Katarina Gleicher and producer/multi instrumentalist Elliot Glasser maintain a mind towards absolute collaboration. We had the chance to chat with Katarina before their upcoming performance on Tuesday at Chop Suey.  (more…)
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Cirque du Soleil Luzia Opening Day Review: A Magical Mexican Dreamscape
Luzia opened in Seattle on Thursday, March 30th at Marymoor Park for a limited engagement through May 21st. Luzia explores various themes linked to the culture, history and mythology of Mexico, some of which may not seem connected at first glance. The show uses speed, monumentality, rain in all its manifestations, surreal animal life, and a poetic vision of reality in this contemporary mosaic. It awakens and engages your senses and transports you to a place suspended between dreams and reality.  (more…)
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Cirque du Soleil Luzia Spotlight: Mark Shaub and Kelly McDonald
We had the chance to chat with Artistic Director, Mark Shaub, and Adagio artist Kelly McDonald of the Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA show arriving in Seattle on March 30th (get your tickets soon!). LUZIA takes you to imaginary Mexico, like in a waking dream, where light quenches the spirit and the rain soothes the soul. Freely inspired by Mexico, LUZIA is a poetic and acrobatic ode to the rich, vibrant culture of a country whose wealth stems from an extraordinary mix of influences and creative collisions. (more…)
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Seafair 2017: Mark your calendars!
Celebrating 68 years of summer in Seattle. Seattle’s iconic summertime tradition, Seafair, has released its 2017 dates. The Festival spans ten weeks from June 14 – August 20. In addition to the below Signature Events, there are and more than 30 Seafair-sanctioned community events. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Fremont Abbey, This Weekend
“Leave your labels at the door” presents a night of unifying music. These days, we’re on the hunt for all things uplifting, inspiring and positive, and we’re especially grateful for talented artists who bring the light in otherwise dark times. Here in Seattle, we’re eternally thankful for the hardworking folks behind venues like Fremont Abbey, who organize awesome events that continuously bring the community together. (more…)
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