Sunday, March 01, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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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Photo courtesy of Over the Rhine
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
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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Photo courtesy of Nick Thune
Entertaining The Masses: Nick Thune (And Beard)
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Catch the Seattle-raised funnyman’s “Reunion Tour” stop at the Intiman Theatre. (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Flickr/Gino
Yulefest 2011: Unleash Your Inner Scandinavian
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Munch on lefse and sip some glögg to celebrate Nordic culture.  Bring your yuletide cheer to Yulefest 2011, an annual fundraiser for Ballard’s Nordic Heritage Museum.The late Randi Hansen hosted the first Yulefest in 1978 to raise money for (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Flickr/Steve Jurvetson
Fighting Childhood Illness With Christmas Trees
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email The Seattle Festival of Trees allows you to decorate your home in a charitable way. What: This month, Seattle’s 33rd annual Festival of Trees Celebration will raise money for patients of Seattle Children’s Hospital. This year, the time-honored event will feature 20 designer Christmas trees on display. (more…)
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