Friday, November 27, 2015

Category Archives: Arts+Entertainment

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…)
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…)
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…)
Shakey Graves performs at the Americana Music Association Showcase at Gatsby's during SXSW on March 14, 2014, in Austin. (Erika Goldring photo)
Culture Dose: Shakey Graves This Sunday
Mark your calendar for some rockin’ Moore music If you’ve not yet seen Shakey Graves live, that’s something you’ll want to fix. We’d recommend you clear your schedule for this Sunday evening to catch the mesmerizing and enigmatic performer, who made a name for himself early on as Austin’s best one-man band. This weekend, his much buzzed-about Die Hard Tour—one that features him with a backing band—enlivens the stage at downtown’s Moore Theatre (with Tennis as the opener).  (more…)
Museum of Glass: Healing with Fire Exhibit
The link between arts and healing. Last month the Museum of Glass opened Healing in Flames, which is a small exhibition featuring work by soldiers participating in the Museum’s Hot Shop Heroes program from September 30, 2015, to March 2016. The exhibition will include work made by soldiers in classes held at the Museum in the spring and summer of 2015. The focus of the exhibition is to celebrate the accomplishments of the soldiers during their eight-week classes and share with Museum visitors the importance of art in therapy and healing. (more…)
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