Thursday, August 17, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Silent Movie Mondays At The Paramount Theatre
Enjoy some of cinema’s greatest treasures with live musical accompaniment. With the 84th Academy Awards ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 26, Seattle Theatre Group and Trader Joe’s invite you to relive the glory and glamour of old Hollywood. Presented at  The Paramount Theatre, the 10th Annual (more…)
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Concert Watch: Concrete Blonde At The Neptune Theatre
Legendary 80’s alt rockers return to Seattle for a kick-ass U-District set. (more…)
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Rat City Rollergirls Bring It To The Rink
The popular, all-female roller derby kicks off its eighth season at Key Arena. Photo courtesy of Jules Doyle, Rat City Rollergirls League Photographer. Rarely will the words “roller skates” be used in tandem with terms like “rough,” “bad-ass” and “bruised forearm,” but the ladies of Rat City Rollergirls (RCRG) are an exception — and proud of it. (more…)
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A Thrilling Film Festival For Snow Bunnies
Winter Wildlands Alliance presents the finest in backcountry filmmaking. What: The Backcountry Film Festival features work from both grassroots and professional filmmakers that showcases the beautiful mysticism of winter backcountry. This year’s spectacular cinematic line-up showcases (more…)
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La Vie En Rose: Fathia Allah Sings Edith Piaf
French crooner receives a Seattle tribute nearly 50 years after her death. In today’s culture, the name Edith Piaf is often linked to French actress Marion Cotillard, who portrayed Piaf in the 2007 film, “La Vie en rose.” The role won Cotillard the Academy Award for Best Actress, and re-introduced the legendary singer to the American public. (more…)
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Cooking For A Good Cause At El Centro De La Raza
Make tamales (and new friends) as you learn the history of this delicious dish. (more…)
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Entertaining The Masses: Q&A With Jeff Ross
One-on-one with the Roastmaster General. Comedian and Roastmaster General Jeff Ross bring his new tour, “Jeff Ross Roasts America,” to the Neptune Theatre in Seattle on Thursday, Jan. 19. I chatted with Jeff on the phone about his tour and roasts, as well as “The Comedian” – a movie he recently wrote with producer Art Linson. The film, which begins shooting soon, will be directed by Sean Penn and star Robert De Niro and Kristin Wiig. (more…)
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Meatless Mondays: Thrive
Don’t be suspicious of uncooked fare — embrace it! Raw. There, I said it — but don’t be afraid. Both meat-eaters and vegetarians flock to Thrive for healthy, surprisingly hearty choices. Gluten and dairy-free, organic and raw (which means the temperature doesn’t exceed 118 degrees), one might wonder, “what do they serve?” (more…)
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