Sunday, April 20, 2014

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Fireside Cellars
Shape Up For The Season At Willows Lodge
Fireside Cellars wants to lend you a holiday hand. Comedian Maria Bamford, also known as “Crazy Target Lady,” manically embodies one tip for the holiday shopping season that kicked off last Friday — participants must be fit, fixated and freaking into it. Beyond the shopping and the party-going, the holidays often require a steady pace of preparedness. One misstep could end in a misshapen gingerbread house, a cranberry cocktail gone sour or even ::gasp:: an accidentally charred bird. (more…)
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"Femme Fatale," presented by Watershed Opera
Ladies Of Opera Take The Stage Together
“Femme Fatale” gives classic repertoire a mysterious twist. Watershed Opera is proud to present “Femme Fatale,” a clever twist on some of the world’s most beloved opera characters. This diabolical comedy will be performed at Town Hall Seattle on Sunday, Dec. 3. (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Flickr/Tony Bowden
All Aboard For A Bavarian Village Getaway
A winter wonderland awaits at the end of this journey. Holiday trips can be hectic, whether you board a plane or load up the car to reach your destination. Why not take a snowy Saturday to enjoy a beautiful Northwest community during a truly magical time of the year? The Leavenworth Snow Train, courtesy of Alki Tours, offers just that for Seattleite travelers. (more…)
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Nutcracker!
Festive Shows For Spirited Seattleites
Enjoy time-honored tradition with a beloved holiday production. These classic shows are as synonymous with the yuletide season as pine trees and caroling. This winter, indulge your inner child with a strong dose of holiday spirit at the theater. (more…)
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Garden d'Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden
Winter Wonderland: Lights, Delights and Shopping
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
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
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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