Reptiles don’t exactly have a reputation for being the most cute and cuddly creatures in the animal kingdom, but there are plenty of people who love them nonetheless. This weekend reptile lovers from all over will gather in one place to celebrate some of nature’s more misunderstood animals.
Seattleite’s picks on Trick-or-Treating.
It’s that time of the year again — the pumpkin patch (or Safeway) beckons with round bundles of festive orange joy, ready to be scooped up and carved into a jack-o-lantern or pie (or both). As the leaves begin to fall and the spirit (real or imagined) inspires you to attend some Halloween festivities (more…)
Don’t overlook this mighty lil’ hood — let us show you what they’re made of.
When it comes to Seattle neighborhoods, Phinney Ridge seems to be the frequently forgotten middle child, sandwiched between big brother, Ballard and cooky little sister, Fremont. But don’t be mistaken. Phinney Ridge is no chump. Stretching up past the Woodland Park Zoo up through Greenwood Ave, this little ‘hood boasts the kinds of where-everyone-knows-your-name eateries and bars that would make even the locals in Cheers jealous. (more…)
Experience Spanish culture this month with the classic Bizet opera.
The chill of autumn may have you feeling a bit housebound of late, but you can heat things up this fall with the sizzling Spanish opera, “Carmen.” Arguably one of the world’s most popular operas, “Carmen” opens at the McCaw Hall on Saturday, Oct. 15. (more…)
The elite jazz group plays eight shows at the historic Belltown favorite.
Where: Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
When: Thursday, Oct. 13 -- Sunday, Oct. 16
Times: Two shows nightly, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
How Much: $40 per person (Tickets)
In a time where popular music is dominated by synthesizers and robotic noise, it’s a breath of fresh air to witness the simplicity of four perfectly syncopated voices that have been singing together for forty years. (more…)
The most hillarifying musical ever!
I can tell you exactly where I was the first time I experienced “Evil Dead.” I was staying at my friend Steve’s house; I couldn’t have been more than 12 or 13 years old at the time. We waited for hours until his parents went to bed — and as soon as their door clicked shut, we pulled out the cassette from under his older brother’s mattress (next to some other things his parents wouldn’t have liked), popped it in the VCR and (more…)
Dear Seattleite Readers,
Welcome to the Seattleite Book Club – the only virtual book club that spotlights the Pacific Northwest’s own authors and publishers!
Last month we got a little personal with Fall Fashion for “Underneath it All: A Girl’s Guide to Buying, Wearing and Loving Lingerie” by local lingerie boutique owner Jennifer Manuel Carroll and writer Kathy Schultz. This humorous and educational read is a treat for any woman looking to understand how to dress from the inside out! (more…)