Friday, April 28, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Storm watching at Cape Disappointment. Photo courtesy of WesternUSAWx
Get Out & Go: Washington Winter Beach Retreats
The sky is gray and breezes are cool, but there’s plenty to do on the coast. Perhaps you’re not into snow sports, but you still want to enjoy a natural retreat during the long Seattle winter. Washington’s striking coastline gives Seattleites a place to rest and reflect during the cold, quiet months. If that’s not enough reason to hit the coast, empty beaches and winter resort rates provide extra incentive. (more…)
Kitchen staff at FareStart
Sexy Food: Fine, Charitable Dining At FareStart
Guest Chef Night showcases some first-class flavor for a fundamentally good cause. The New Year brings with it new contemplations on — and possibly resolutions for — how we live our lives. Whether you’ve resolved to hit the gym or hit the books, a little giving is always in order. It’s extra rewarding to give when there’s food involved, and that’s just what you get at FareStart. (more…)
Can't read enough mysteries? Seattle Mystery Bookshop has you covered.
Meet Your Favorite Suspense Writers In January
Seattle Mystery Bookshop is the place to pick up some truly shady characters. If you enjoy whodunits, capers and other crime novels, then The Seattle Mystery Bookshop might just be your sanctuary. This January, the celebrated bookstore will host book signings by some of the most celebrated writers of the mystery/suspense genre. All signings begin at noon on the scheduled day. (more…)
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Maxim B
Krav Maga: The Israeli Art Of Self-Defense
A Bellevue studio enables students to ward off attackers — and get fit, as well. Thankfully, most of our lives don’t necessarily pan out like an episode of “Law and Order.” However, bad things do happen to ordinary people — and Krav Maga Eastside wants to make sure you are well prepared for any situation. (more…)
Photo courtesy of Azzura Photography and the Seattle Wedding Show
Save The Date For Seattle Wedding Show
An annual extravaganza to help couples plan for their “big day.” (more…)
"Coriolanus," Act V, Scene III. Engraved by James Caldwell
Laughter & Tears: Seattle Shakespeare Company
A trio of classics from The Bard, presented at the Center House Theatre in 2012. The Seattle Shakespeare Company will kick off the New Year with three time-honored works from the Bard of Avon: “Coriolanus,” “Romeo and Juliet,” and “As You Like It.” (more…)
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…)
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