Saturday, June 24, 2017

Category Archives: Culture+Society

Tom Douglas
Sexy Food: The 11 Sexiest Food Peeps of ’11
These irresistible Seattleites made their mark in the year that was. 2011 was a good year for food in Seattle. We’ve seen a craft cocktail uprising, scads of new restaurants (much to the locavore’s delight) and a slew of culinary books. I’d like to highlight some sexy celebs of the Seattle food community, for their accomplishments, as well as their raw and often silly charm. Here they are, in no particular order: (more…)
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Hats And Samba: Family Fun At The Burke Museum
Make your own party hat and dance the afternoon away. What: The Burke Museum will hold a fun, family friendly, two-day event where guests can try their hand at hat-making — and their feet at Samba dancing! All ages are invited to come and show off their dance skills (or lack thereof), with the help of three extremely (more…)
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Roaring Twenties NYE 2012 Cruise Aboard the "Royal
Party Like It’s 2012 In The Emerald City
Ring in the New Year at an upscale Seattle soiree. If you don’t have any plans for New Year’s yet — don’t fret — you and yours are most cordially invited to rock the night away as Seattle welcomes 2012 in style. Here’s just a taste of the swankiest parties the Emerald City has to offer on Saturday, December 31st. (more…)
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“Portlandia: The Tour” Comes To Seattle
The dream of the 90’s is alive at Showbox at the Market. [tentblogger-youtube AVmq9dq6Nsg] “Do you remember the 90’s?” Fred Armisen asks Carrie Brownstein on an episode of “Portlandia,” a hit show that premiered on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) in January. “People were talking about getting piercings and getting tribal tattoos.  (more…)
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A Jazz-Filled Night With Woody Allen And His Band
The master of neurotic comedy shows off his other talent at the Paramount Theatre. What: Woody Allen is best known as an award-winning film director, actor, screenwriter and playwright — but the man is also an accomplished musician. In fact, Allen has played the clarinet with his group, the New Orleans Jazz Band, for more than 35 years, and their (more…)
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Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret Is Bringing Sexy Back
Turn up the heat with some stylish cabaret. Located in the heart of Pike Place Market, Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret has been a Seattle fan favorite for decades. Complete with an underground stage, the beloved venue mirrors the Paris burlesque houses of the 1920s, and offers show-stopping, glitter-throwing shows that are sure to please any adult audience.  (more…)
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David Horsey
Artists Unite To Benefit The People Of Haiti
Cartoonist David Horsey and others will donate original work to this noble cause. It is no question that Seattle has produced great talent over the years, and one of these notable figures includes two-time Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and Seattle icon David Horsey. Horsey’s work will be showcased at a fundraising event this month intended to benefit the people of Haiti. (more…)
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Nerd Out At The Holiday Pub Quiz!
This month, show Pioneer Square who’s the geekiest of them all. Is your intelligence heightened after a good buzz? Do you have a keen (and rather embarrassing) knowledge of obscure information? Well, Geeks Who Drink (GWD) and Merchants Café and Saloon invite you to prove it at Pioneer Square’s Holiday Trivia Nights, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on both Thursday, Dec. 22, and Thursday, Dec. 29. (more…)
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