Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Garden d'Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden
Winter Wonderland: Lights, Delights and Shopping
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Get in the Holiday spirit this season with these dazzling activities. Some Seattleites might mark the beginning of the Holiday season with the arrival of festive Starbucks cups (admittedly, an exciting day). Others might be more inclined to get in the seasonal groove following Thanksgiving, when the true Christmas (shopping) frenzy begins. Either way, the holiday lights are coming — so here are (more…)
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Some of the edible entries at this year's Handmade Holiday Show
etsyRAIN: Handmade Holiday Crafts For You
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Support local, independent artists at this annual trunk show. What: The 3rd annual etsyRAIN Handmade Holiday Show, scheduled for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, provides shoppers with the chance to buy local, handmade crafts for their loved ones. (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Argosy Cruises
Christmas Ships Set Sail In Puget Sound
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Argosy Cruises invites you to join in the nautical holiday fun. For the past 62 years, a great spectacle has drawn Seattleites to the banks of Puget Sound — despite the cold, rainy winter weather. The Argosy Christmas Ship Festival is one of our city’s longest-running holiday traditions — and with hundreds of participants, the event is considered the largest floating ship festival in the world. (more…)
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A gingerbread display from years past; photo courtesy of Family-friendly Food
Bright Lights, Big Gingerbread Village
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Holiday traditions don’t get any sweeter than this. Lights sparkle from SoDo to Belltown, a giant evergreen stands in the Seattle Center fountain and, at Nordstrom, Santa will soon open his doors to nice children. In other words, the holiday season is here. Another hallmark of our festive city (more…)
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City Scene: A Seattleite Pictorial
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email “WEIRDLY WONDERFUL” — through the lens of Annie Brady. (more…)
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Alice endures a tea party with The Mad Hatter and the March Hare in a classic scene from Lewis Carroll's book.
Alice’s New Wonderland: A Belly Dance Play
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Take a leap down the rabbit hole to experience a Wonderland like never before. “If I had a world of my own,” Alice muses, “everything would be nonsense.” For nearly a century, Alice’s fantastical romp through a world of nonsense named Wonderland has been recreated in films, rock musicals, puppet shows and the like. Christina McKie and the Columbia City Theater have teamed up to bring Seattle a unique production of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” that would astound Alice herself. (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Over the Rhine
Music Madness: Over the Rhine
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email This married Ohio duo is scheduled to play three folk-filled nights at The Triple Door. (more…)
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Miss Indigo Blue performs; photo courtesy of La Photographie Nashvile
Holiday Burlesque That’s Naughty And Nice
Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email Miss Indigo Blue & Co. promise to keep you warm this winter. On Saturday, Nov. 19, Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque presents a sumptuous feast for the eyes with Jive Turkey, an annual holiday show that features performances from the Academy’s talented alumni. Unlike any other show you’ll catch this holiday season, Jive Turkey is (more…)
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