Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Category Archives: Culture+Society

SEATTLEITE 2011
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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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leRoy Bell
LeRoy Bell Plays For A Hometown Crowd
The silky-smooth vocalist rings in the New Year with his fellow Seattleites. When it comes to singing competitions, TV audiences probably think of two things: “American Idol” and Simon Cowell. The scowling Brit was the face of the Fox mega-hit show that launched the decorated pop careers of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Justin Guarini — okay, perhaps not everyone finds glowing success. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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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…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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