Saturday, November 01, 2014

Category Archives: Culture+Society

2010 Elgin Baylor Classic. Photo courtesy of KeyArena
Basketball Returns To Key Arena
The Elgin Baylor Classic restores its two-game, two-night format. KeyArena during the winter has been a somewhat lonely place since the Seattle Supersonics closed up shop in 2008. Thanks to a resurgent Seattle University basketball program, however, the sound of squeaking sneakers still resonates through the cavernous space, filling a void in our basketball-thirsty city. (more…)
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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…)
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Sheraton Waikiki. Photo courtesy of Travel Online
Cold Season Getaway: A Guide To Oahu
Leave behind the winter weather with a mai tai in your hand. As the temperature drops and Northwesterners begin their annual hibernation, it should be noted that the Hawaiian Islands remain balmy and active throughout the winter season. If you want – or need – to escape the frigid Puget Sound, here’s just a taste of the fun-filled getaway that awaits you in our nation’s 50th state. (more…)
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In Technicolor
In Technicolor: From Dragon Tattoos to Zoos
Two popular (albeit, very different) titles to consider for a Christmas Day screening. [tentblogger-youtube zUdX47LtXpw] “We Bought A Zoo” Chalk me up as a Cameron Crowe fan. I loved the irreverence and sense of place of “Almost Famous” and the melodrama of “Jerry Maguire.” Hell, I even kinda liked “Elizabethtown,” in a car crash sort of way. (more…)
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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…)
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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…)
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Brasada Ranch
Brasada Ranch: Laid-Back Luxury Beneath the Stars
Make your way to Central Oregon for the ultimate Northwest getaway. Two things are likely to happen once you set foot on the breathtaking 1,800-acre spread of Central Oregon’s Brasada Ranch: first, you’ll instantly (more…)
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