Thursday, October 27, 2016

Category Archives: Arts+Entertainment

Culture Dose: A Party Game With a Twist
Lift your spirits with Sway: A Game of Debate & Silver Linings. It’s no question that our world could use as much positivity these days as it can muster. That’s why we find this to be particularly good news: Just in time for the holidays, two Seattle-based female entrepreneurs have launched a “party game that inspires optimism”—Sway: A Game of Debate & Silver Linings. (more…)
Photo Courtesy Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo
Culture Dose: October Events
From do-good Halloween happenings to fashion-inspired fetes. As the month rolls along, here are some October events we thought you might want to keep on your radar. (more…)
Get Your Vote On
Prep for the election at rockin’ HeadCount concerts and events. In our opinion, there has never been a more crucial time to vote. Thankfully, organizations like HeadCount make it easier to do just that. The national, non-partisan organization helps register people—particularly young, first-time voters—at buzz-filled concerts and music festivals near and far. (more…)
Weekend Roundup: September 9-11
Fall is coming, do you feel it? The kids are back to school, the leaves are starting to turn yellow, red, and orange, and pumpkin-mania has started. Thankfully, if the weather report is correct, we have at least another week of sunny 70s+ weather! Seattleite staff writers have attended all these events in past years and highly recommend them. Here’s a list of some fun things going on in Seattle this weekend. (more…)
Photo by Corinne Whiting
Culture Dose: Pickathon 2016 Recap
Summer, don’t go: Reliving one of our favorite parts of a PNW August. The wooded campsites and dusty trails of Pendarvis Farm might have felt a wee bit more packed this year, but who can blame the brand-new converts for joining Pickathon’s crew of longtime, loyal fans? When word gets out about a really, really good thing, it turns out—people listen. (more…)
Burlesque Boss: A Wild Night at The Can Can With Johnny Boy
Flap your tail feathers with Johnny Boy and the Flamingo cast at the Can Can Photo courtesy of the Can Can As this is not the first time I’ve raved about a Seattle burlesque show,  you might find it surprising that I’ve never made my way over to the Can Can. The ever popular haunt deep in the belly of Pike Place market has always been on my list of Seattle must sees, and I’m happy to report their performance did not disappoint. (more…)
Parliament Building. Photo by Clipper Vacations.
Planning Your Summer Visit to Victoria, BC
If you’re thinking about visiting Victoria this summer, now is the time! Here are some fun events and activities for the rest of summer! The flowers are in full bloom and the streets are filled with people from all around the world. My favorite way to get there is via the Victoria Clipper, boarding from Pier 69 near Olympic Sculpture Park. Park at the Bell Street Garage for $10/day and walk onto the passenger-only ship for a scenic 2 hour and 45 minute ride. You can make it a day, overnight, or weekend trip.  (more…)
Photo by Joseph Cultice.
Fitz & The Tantrums at Marymoor Park August 20
Fitz & The Tantrums Get Right Back Summer Tour comes to Seattle Summer is getting outside and enjoying our one-of-a-kind Seattle weather as often as possible. Outdoor music festivals, BBQs, bonfires, and camping and hiking are just a few of our quintessential summer pastimes. This year has gotten off to a slow start, but the 70 to 80 degree weather the past couple of weeks is hands down better than the 90+ degree weather last year. Come celebrate the last month of summer with a concert on the lawn in King County’s largest, oldest, and most popular park! Fitz & The Tantrums are playing a show in Seattle (more specifically, Redmond) on Saturday, August 20th and amazingly, there are still some tickets left! (more…)
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