Aussie boys bring their Temper to the Showbox.
In 2005, a cluster of Aussie blokes in Melbourne started up the indie rock sensation that is The Temper Trap. Jonothan and Toby had been working together in a clothing store, and lured friends Dougie, Lorenzo and Joseph to collaborate on a musical escapade and began (more…)
Wes Anderson’s new film is very Wes Anderson…ey.
Some classify event films as 2-hour explosion riddled spectacles or the next 2.5 hour superhero origin story. Not me. A new Wes Anderson film is an event I anticipate every few years. His films, while grating and kitschy to some (more…)
Seattleite goes one-on-one with this hot Icelandic music import.
I’ve finally recovered from the four day bender at the Sasquatch Festival Memorial weekend and had the opportunity to get personal with the folks of the Icelandic clad Of Monsters and Men.
This folkie Icelandic ensemble of six, has been under the radar for the past few years but have really taken off and transformed into rockstars within the last six months in America, and worldwide. (more…)
Celebrating marginalized communities at SAM and SIFF.
Some days carry a unifying theme that we don’t register until after the fact. Last Wednesday was one of those for me–a delightfully arts-rich day that began downtown at the Seattle Art Museum and continued at Queen Anne’s SIFF Cinema at the Uptown. The common thread binding these culture pit stops? The celebration and exploration of indigenous communities. (more…)
Alien re-imagined or re-hashed?
Prometheus is supposed to be Director Ridley Scott’s triumphant return to the world of science fiction. It’s been 30-years since he directed the classic Blade Runner so it’s no shock that Fox threw the marketing kitchen-sink at consumers this blockbuster season. And yet the question remains: has Sir Ridley crafted a sci-fi game changer or a beautiful, block-headed spectacle? Unfortunately…it’s far too much the latter. (more…)
Watch your favorite characters and stories come alive on stage.
Get ready to laugh and cry at Broadway Bound’s timeless performance of Seussical the Musical, in which everyone’s favorite characters are transformed in this theater adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ beloved books. (more…)
Green Day’s emotions-angst Broadway rock-opera hits the stage in the Emerald City.
You all know that song- the one that comes on the radio as you’re sitting in rush hour traffic. You mumble along to the all too familiar melody, which has seeped deep into your unconsciousness, right up to the catchy sing-a-long chorus, ‘Don’t wanna be an American idiot!.’ (more…)