Saturday, June 25, 2016

Category Archives: Arts+Entertainment

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Weekend Roundup Pride Edition: What to do in Seattle June 24-26
It’s more than halfway through the week and it’s time to start planning your weekend. Here are our top picks! Happy first weekend of the summer! (more…)
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Culture Dose: The Triple Door
Empty Houses with Good Old War (& other not-to-be-missed shows). It’s always music season in this town, but when summertime arrives, we really crank it up a notch. After catching all kinds of good (free!) tunes at the Fremont Solstice events this weekend, we recommend you head to The Triple Door on Tuesday, June 21, to hear two amazing acts—Empty Houses and Good Old War—from the comfort of one of Seattle’s best-loved (and most laid-back) venues. (more…)
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In the Know: Snoqualmie Casino Announces 2016 Summer Concert Series
Snoqualmie Casino’s 2016 Summer Concert Series kicks off July 3, 2016. Over the course of two months, Snoqualmie Casino will host musical acts such as Kool and the Gang, Kansas, Blondie, Huey Lewis and the News, and Olivia Newton-John. The Summer Concert Series will return this year to the outdoor Mountain View Plaza with expansive views of Snoqualmie Valley, Mount Si, and the Cascades. The 1,500 seat venue features a beer garden, full bar, a variety of dinner options including pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, pizza and salads. and free parking. (more…)
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Shop Seattle: Summer Essentials
Summer is coming—officially on Monday, June 20th. Here are some items from local shops to prepare you for sunshine, bonfires, BBQs, and outdoor adventures. From summery wine to hair care, accessories, and cute casual clothing. Shop thoughtfully, shop local, and support small businesses in our community. (more…)
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Capitol Hill Block Party Reveals Full Lineup and Schedule, Single Day Tickets on Sale Today
Today, Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) announced the full lineup and daily schedule for their 20th anniversary event July 22-24. Rapper Mick Jenkins and Sub Pop Records artist Washed Out, who recorded the theme song to the popular IFC series Portlandia, are among the new additions. A limited number of single day passes went on sale beginning today. (more…)
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Motown the Musical
Motown Music is the Worst – Said NO ONE EVER
Walk in Motown mogul Berry Gordy’s shoes at the Paramount Theater The Temptations. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour. Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus, 2014 Motown is arguably the single most influential music of all time – and you can thank Berry Gordy, music mogul and founder of Motown records, for virtually every great 1960-80s sensation that came out of that era. Everyone from the Supremes,  Marvin Gaye, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and SO, so many more. Motown the Musical walks you through Gordy’s (more…)
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We Heart: Zoe Keller’s Color the Pacific Northwest for Mindfulness
Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore. Adult coloring books are everywhere these days. You can find them in gift shops, bookstores, craft stores, and online. Touted for their powers of stress-reduction and mindfulness, coloring books with intricate designs are a welcome reprieve from staring at a screen all day. They help quiet the mind and give us something to do when we’re binging on Netflix. It’s a fun activity to do with friends while catching up at a coffee shop or cafe and makes a thoughtful gift as well.  (more…)
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Northwest Folklife is this Weekend May 27 – 30
Seattle’s 45th annual Northwest Folklife Festival, the country’s largest community-powered arts and culture Festival is this weekend! Beginning Friday, Northwest Folklife creates opportunities for all to celebrate, share, and participate in the evolving cultural traditions of the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Folklife Festival is the non-profit’s signature event, featuring over 5,000 performers from over 65 different cultural communities that help to make up the Northwest’s arts-rich landscape.  (more…)
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