Friday, July 31, 2015

Category Archives: Culture+Society

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Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession
Flex your lantern-making skills at this year’s creative festival. The start of school may mean less time for recreation, but you’ll want to make room in your schedule for Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession this weekend. With a new location at Dottie Harper Park, this free night of entertainment is sure to keep the whole family busy. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Lawrence of Asher Goods in Kirkland; Photo by Amanda Howse.
Men’s Fall Style Selection: ‘Mad Men’ on Vacation
Asher Goods has classic looks for men who want to create their own casual style. Asher Anson, a chic men’s and women’s boutique in Ballard, closed this last March. That’s far from saying that the store is done with fashion! Asher: Men’s Clothing and Goods opened in June 2011 just across the water in Kirkland, and they’re right back in the swing of things already. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Music Madness: Bellingham’s Bear Cove Performs in Seattle
Head to The White Rabbit in Fremont and get ready to rock. If you’re on the hunt for good-to-the-bone blues-y rock to wrap up your summer, look no further than Bellingham-based quartet, Bear Cove. With their emotionally charged lyrics and a captivating stage presence, the boys of Bear Cove will be sure to fill the night with music that won’t be easily forgotten. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Entertaining the Masses: Jet City Comic Show
Fanboys and fangirls unite for Seattle’s own comic-con festivities. Every year, hundreds of thousands of nerds flock to So-Cal for the San Diego Comic-Con, in order to get a glimpse of the past, present and future of comic culture. Inaugurated in 1970, the Comic-Con is the largest convention of its type in the Americas. But for most of us Seattleite nerds, we could only sit and drool longingly at the comic wonderland 1,200 miles away. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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A Sweet Getaway: Bremerton Blackberry Festival
Celebrate Labor Day by satisfying your taste buds — and staining your fingertips. What: The 22nd Annual Bremerton Blackberry Festival will be held this weekend, offering many different kinds of food-related activities for both adults and children. Since its inception in 1990, the festival has drawn quite a crowd. Last year alone, 50,000 visitors flocked to Bremerton for the weekend.  (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Seattleite Book Club: September 2011
Dear Seattleite Readers, Welcome to the Seattleite Book Club – the only virtual book club that spotlights the Pacific Northwest’s own authors and publishers!  (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Participants race in dragon boats to support TSNW. Photo courtesy of Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
Weekend Events: Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
Support a worthy cause while taking part in an ancient Chinese tradition. Known for their philanthropy, Seattleites never miss an opportunity to make their giving a little more interesting. This weekend will be no different, as teams compete in the eighth annual Seattle Celebrating Life! Dragon Boat Festival to raise funds for (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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Blues For Food Fest: Jammin’ The Afternoon Away
A stellar line-up of Seattle musicians, playing to support a worthy cause. What: Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, Blues for Food Fest will feature live performances from some of the best blues groups in our area. (more…) Share: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Google+ Reddit Email
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