Thursday, February 23, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Photo courtesy of "Portlandia"
“Portlandia: The Tour” Comes To Seattle
The dream of the 90’s is alive at Showbox at the Market. [tentblogger-youtube AVmq9dq6Nsg] “Do you remember the 90’s?” Fred Armisen asks Carrie Brownstein on an episode of “Portlandia,” a hit show that premiered on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) in January. “People were talking about getting piercings and getting tribal tattoos.  (more…)
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A Jazz-Filled Night With Woody Allen And His Band
The master of neurotic comedy shows off his other talent at the Paramount Theatre. What: Woody Allen is best known as an award-winning film director, actor, screenwriter and playwright — but the man is also an accomplished musician. In fact, Allen has played the clarinet with his group, the New Orleans Jazz Band, for more than 35 years, and their (more…)
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Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret Is Bringing Sexy Back
Turn up the heat with some stylish cabaret. Located in the heart of Pike Place Market, Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret has been a Seattle fan favorite for decades. Complete with an underground stage, the beloved venue mirrors the Paris burlesque houses of the 1920s, and offers show-stopping, glitter-throwing shows that are sure to please any adult audience.  (more…)
David Horsey
Artists Unite To Benefit The People Of Haiti
Cartoonist David Horsey and others will donate original work to this noble cause. It is no question that Seattle has produced great talent over the years, and one of these notable figures includes two-time Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and Seattle icon David Horsey. Horsey’s work will be showcased at a fundraising event this month intended to benefit the people of Haiti. (more…)
Nerd Out At The Holiday Pub Quiz!
This month, show Pioneer Square who’s the geekiest of them all. Is your intelligence heightened after a good buzz? Do you have a keen (and rather embarrassing) knowledge of obscure information? Well, Geeks Who Drink (GWD) and Merchants Café and Saloon invite you to prove it at Pioneer Square’s Holiday Trivia Nights, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on both Thursday, Dec. 22, and Thursday, Dec. 29. (more…)
The inviting interior of Copperleaf Restaurant
Sexy Food: Fine Dining At Copperleaf Restaurant
Chef Mark Bodinet brings a wealth of experience (and personal touches) to the table. With all the buzz surrounding the new restaurants opening on Capitol Hill or downtown every other week, we tend to neglect the perimeters of our city in terms of dining choices. This is probably why many of you have never heard of a little place called Copperleaf Restaurant inside the Cedarbrook Lodge hotel, located moments — yet, a world — away from Seatac Airport. (more…)
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Get Out & Go: Mountain Festivals
This winter, hit the hills for some high altitude fun.   Where can Seattleites combine wine-tasting, craft beer, live music and world-class skiing into a single vacation? This winter, three outstanding mountain festivals are scheduled to hit the Northwest. If shredding by day and rocking out at night sounds appealing to you, mark these dates on your calendar. (more…)
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All Aboard For The Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise
Take to the local waters for a four-course meal in an intimate setting. Maybe you haven’t made any plans for Christmas Eve yet, but know you don’t want to stay in that evening. Perhaps you’ve promised not to sit through yet another Christmas Eve dinner with Uncle Fred, who wears ugly sweaters and incessantly talks with his mouth full of turkey. Consider 2011 the year you treat yourself to a yacht dinner cruise. (more…)
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