Monday, October 22, 2018

Category Archives: Seattleites

Seattleness: A Cultural Atlas book goes on sale Oct 23
Seattleness is a stunning coffee table book conceptualized and authored by a talented trio: Natalie Ross, Jenny Kempson, and Tera Hatfield. Tera’s curiosity and creative superpowers lie at the intersection of human-centered digital and physical design. Jenny brings experience in community-centered design and research with a foundation in psychology, and Natalie is a landscape architect and geographer, with a background in fine arts and an expertise in infographics. (more…)
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Spotlight on Seattle Creatives: Author Tim Shields
A local writer sends his first book out into the world. Calling all wanderlusters, seekers and humans in search of something more. A local author has penned his first book—part travelogue, part self-discovery exploration—and we highly recommend you tag along for the exhilarating ride.  (more…)
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The Works Fall Launch Party + Fall Schedule
The Works Seattle teaches workshops on growing an edible garden, preserving food (pickling and jams), baking, and other crafty things. The fall line-up is live and it includes new cooking classes, the return of sourdough bread, plus herbal infusions, terrariums, and embroidery as embellishment and so much more.  (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Enumclaw Local Trains Women Drivers in Saudi Arabia
In a historic moment in June, the orthodox kingdom of Saudi Arabia lifted its archaic ban on female drivers. Women are still restricted in multiple ways, without complete freedom in the right to marry, work as they deem fit, or travel freely. However, this is a win as women can finally be liberated from this decades-old rule, making it easier to generally travel around, join the workforce, and expand their own businesses. (more…)
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5 Workshops & Classes to Take This Summer
Every year, I make a list of things I want to learn. This year, my list included gardening, calligraphy, and salsa dancing. I’ve ticked the first two off the list, but haven’t signed up for dance classes yet. It’s often difficult to find the time to learn something new, especially if you need to commit to several weeks or months. However, there are many classes and workshops that are just a few hours long that give you a little intro. Here are some of our favorites we think are worth checking out.  (more…)
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From Pop-Up Bakery to Airstream Cake Shop to Grocery Store: Deep Sea Sugar & Salt Announces New Grocery Store’s Grand Opening
May 11th marked the two-year anniversary when Seattleite.com first introduced the world to Deep Sea Sugar & Salt, then an up-and-coming, pop-up bakery serving cake with unmatched flavors like The Peach Bourbon, a bourbon soaked ricotta olive oil cake with a dark salted caramel and peach filling and cream cheese frosting. Now, this bakery’s Boss Lady, Charlie Dunmire, and baker extraordinaire, will open her very own market, Deep Sea Sugar, Cake, & Grocery, this Saturday, May 19th, with the help of Seattle and cake-lovers alike. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Local Companies Doing Good
Seattle employees take their expertise overseas. WE Communications’ Global Pro Bono experience offers an opportunity of a lifetime. The program means that a couple employees get selected to join employees from other companies (like DOW, PIMCO and SAP) to travel abroad to developing regions, where they help a local nonprofit organization solve a wide-range of organizational problems. (more…)
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Local Opera Singers and Classical Musicians to Perform at Puerto Rico Benefit on April 28th
Together, the La Isla Foundation and Opera on Tap Seattle will co-sponsor a concert, Canciones para Puerto Rico (“Songs for Puerto Rico” in Spanish), taking place this Saturday, April 28th at 7:30 p.m. to sponsor and provide supplies for two patient rooms in a free clinic in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico. (more…)
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