Monday, March 30, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Photo courtesy of Argosy Cruises
Christmas Ships Set Sail In Puget Sound
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Argosy Cruises invites you to join in the nautical holiday fun. For the past 62 years, a great spectacle has drawn Seattleites to the banks of Puget Sound — despite the cold, rainy winter weather. The Argosy Christmas Ship Festival is one of our city’s longest-running holiday traditions — and with hundreds of participants, the event is considered the largest floating ship festival in the world. (more…)
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A gingerbread display from years past; photo courtesy of Family-friendly Food
Bright Lights, Big Gingerbread Village
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Holiday traditions don’t get any sweeter than this. Lights sparkle from SoDo to Belltown, a giant evergreen stands in the Seattle Center fountain and, at Nordstrom, Santa will soon open his doors to nice children. In other words, the holiday season is here. Another hallmark of our festive city (more…)
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City Scene: A Seattleite Pictorial
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email “WEIRDLY WONDERFUL” — through the lens of Annie Brady. (more…)
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Alice endures a tea party with The Mad Hatter and the March Hare in a classic scene from Lewis Carroll's book.
Alice’s New Wonderland: A Belly Dance Play
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Take a leap down the rabbit hole to experience a Wonderland like never before. “If I had a world of my own,” Alice muses, “everything would be nonsense.” For nearly a century, Alice’s fantastical romp through a world of nonsense named Wonderland has been recreated in films, rock musicals, puppet shows and the like. Christina McKie and the Columbia City Theater have teamed up to bring Seattle a unique production of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” that would astound Alice herself. (more…)
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Music Madness: Over the Rhine
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email This married Ohio duo is scheduled to play three folk-filled nights at The Triple Door. (more…)
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Miss Indigo Blue performs; photo courtesy of La Photographie Nashvile
Holiday Burlesque That’s Naughty And Nice
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Miss Indigo Blue & Co. promise to keep you warm this winter. On Saturday, Nov. 19, Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque presents a sumptuous feast for the eyes with Jive Turkey, an annual holiday show that features performances from the Academy’s talented alumni. Unlike any other show you’ll catch this holiday season, Jive Turkey is (more…)
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"Glasses" by Isaac Layman
Another Day In “Paradise” With Isaac Layman
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Frye Art Museum unveils a new collection from a gifted local shutterbug. “I never cared for art class,” Isaac Layman told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in June 2010, when his “110%” exhibit opened at Lawrimore Project. Instead, the locally-raised photographer invented his own technique — take several shots of a stationary object from the same angle (with a basic digital camera), and then focus on varying depths to mask the actual distance inside a given space. (more…)
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Rainn Wilson and Friends Come to Seattle
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Enjoy some bears, beets and Battlestar Galactica at the Paramount. Seattle-born comedian Rainn Wilson has been acting since 1997, when he debuted on One Life To Live. Since then, he has appeared in supporting roles for films such as Galaxy Quest, Almost Famous and Juno, and TV series like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Entourage and Six Feet Under. However, most know the actor from his role as (more…)
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