Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Record Store Interior
Show Appreciation For Vinyl At Record Store
Seattle Art Museum and Olson Kundig team up for a vintage music experience. Before the advent of iPods, CDs, cassettes or 8-tracks, Seattleites rocked out to vinyl records. Thanks to a pair of celebrated local establishments, we can still enjoy this bygone form of home entertainment at a newly-opened museum in Pioneer Square. (more…)
Photos by Charlie Ainslie
City Scene: A Seattleite Pictorial
“Portraiture In The Park” — through the lens of Charlie Ainslie. (more…)
Seattleite’s Top 10 Newsmakers Of The Year
Fashion, ballet, chai tea and paddleboard yoga — our favorite stories from 2011. Can you believe it’s been a whole year since “Seattleite” launched? We can’t either — and we want to thank all our loyal readers, gracious industry colleagues and awesome interviewees for your amazing support and encouragement. To commemorate this milestone, here is a look back at our 10 finest features from 2011. (more…)
Tom Douglas
Sexy Food: The 11 Sexiest Food Peeps of ’11
These irresistible Seattleites made their mark in the year that was. 2011 was a good year for food in Seattle. We’ve seen a craft cocktail uprising, scads of new restaurants (much to the locavore’s delight) and a slew of culinary books. I’d like to highlight some sexy celebs of the Seattle food community, for their accomplishments, as well as their raw and often silly charm. Here they are, in no particular order: (more…)
Photo courtesy of Carl Smool
Hats And Samba: Family Fun At The Burke Museum
Make your own party hat and dance the afternoon away. What: The Burke Museum will hold a fun, family friendly, two-day event where guests can try their hand at hat-making — and their feet at Samba dancing! All ages are invited to come and show off their dance skills (or lack thereof), with the help of three extremely (more…)
Roaring Twenties NYE 2012 Cruise Aboard the "Royal
Party Like It’s 2012 In The Emerald City
Ring in the New Year at an upscale Seattle soiree. If you don’t have any plans for New Year’s yet — don’t fret — you and yours are most cordially invited to rock the night away as Seattle welcomes 2012 in style. Here’s just a taste of the swankiest parties the Emerald City has to offer on Saturday, December 31st. (more…)
Photo courtesy of "Portlandia"
“Portlandia: The Tour” Comes To Seattle
The dream of the 90’s is alive at Showbox at the Market. [tentblogger-youtube AVmq9dq6Nsg] “Do you remember the 90’s?” Fred Armisen asks Carrie Brownstein on an episode of “Portlandia,” a hit show that premiered on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) in January. “People were talking about getting piercings and getting tribal tattoos.  (more…)
Photo courtesy of Digital VD
A Jazz-Filled Night With Woody Allen And His Band
The master of neurotic comedy shows off his other talent at the Paramount Theatre. What: Woody Allen is best known as an award-winning film director, actor, screenwriter and playwright — but the man is also an accomplished musician. In fact, Allen has played the clarinet with his group, the New Orleans Jazz Band, for more than 35 years, and their (more…)
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