Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

La Peña Flamenca de Seattle's Fiesta Navideña 2010
Fiesta Navideña: An Evening of Flamenco
A festive tribute to one of Spain’s most enduring traditions. What: For one captivating night, Flamenco Arts Northwest invites Seattleites to enjoy the enchanting sounds and moves of La Peña Flamenca, one of the city’s premier dance troupes. The group’s 22 members — each one an advanced dancer — will perform traditional flamenco music and dance numbers, as well as a few contemporary pieces. (more…)
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How Well Do You Know Your Way Around Seattle?
Street Scramble puts your local knowledge to the test. On Sunday, Dec. 11, the organizers of Street Scramble at the Market want you to get lost. In this exciting competition, teams have just two hours to navigate the streets of Seattle to collect as many points as possible. (more…)
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Five Alarm Funk
Music Madness: Feeling a Little Funky?
We’ve got the scoop on the grooviest acts in town. Five Alarm Funk Self-described as the “champions of the party-funk orchestra scene,” Five Alarm Funk combines all of your favorite genres into one stream of chaotic bliss. When it comes to live performance, these Canadian imports leave no rock unturned. (more…)
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"Black Nativity" by true Colors Theatre Company; photo courtesy of Soul of America
“Black Nativity” Comes To The Moore Theatre
Enjoy an American holiday classic, courtesy of Seattle Theatre Group. This yuletide season, Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity” — celebrating the 50th anniversary of its premiere this month — will be presented at The Moore Theatre by Seattle Theatre Group (STG). (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Reel Big Fish
Entertaining The Masses: Reel Big Fish & Streetlight Manifesto
Two legendary ska bands resurrect the genre in their first tour together. People like to run their mouths a lot. Stupid people say stupid things in attempts to make them sound less stupid, but often times it backfires. One especially stupid opinion I hear fairly often is, “ska is dead.” Simply put, this is stupid. (more…)
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Photo courtesy of Flickr/Natalie Lucier
Cookies And Bonfires For A Good Cause
Support Seward Park Audubon Center at this fun-filled gathering. What: The holiday party season is set to kick off in altruistic fashion with the Winter’s Eve Fundraising Holiday Party, held at the Seward Park Audubon Center. Bring the whole family for hot drinks by the bonfire, holiday cookie decorating, wagon rides, dinner and a silent auction. (more…)
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Seattleite Book Club
Seattleite Book Club: December 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…)
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City Scene: A Seattleite Pictorial
“Creative Characters” — through the lens of Charlie Ainslie. Photos by Charlie Ainslie (more…)
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