Scoop Blog Archive / April 2013

Live Nude Girls, or, Feminism Can Be Fun

You really haven’t seen obscene hand gestures until you’ve seen them performed by a fully nude, slightly sweaty, winking blond woman. In playwright Young Jean Lee’s Untitled Feminist Show, playing at On the Boards through Sunday night, Amelia Zirin-Brown (aka Lady Rizzo) performs this hilariously filthy solo, using only her pantomiming skills and her incredibly expressive face. It’s one of many truly funny moments in this show, which is performed entirely in the nude and with no dialogue. Read more »


Beauty Break: Jenu

Magic wand?

The problem with most age-defying lotions, creams and serums is that the molecules in most cosmoceuticals, like hyaluronic acid (a naturally occurring material in our bodies) are too large to be absorbed into the skin, which means that we're not really getting the biggest bang for our skincare bucks. Read more »


Lucky Dry Goods Welcomes Aykut Ozen

Leather: luxe and lovely

Call it a match made in heaven: leather designer Aykut Ozen will be showing his rock and roll and vintage workwear-inspired jackets during the Saturday, April 13 Ballard Art Walk at the stellar vintage shop Lucky Dry Goods (sister store to U District's Lucky Vintage). And when I say stellar, I mean, Lucky Dry Goods has an incredible array of pristine vintage for sale. Whatever your era of choice, you will find something there. Seriously. Read more »

Queen Anne’s Pink Ginger to Close

Find candy striped walls and cute clothes at Pink Ginger

** Pink Ginger has been saved! Find it as store-within-a-store in Ballard Home Comforts on Ballard Ave. late May/early June.  More in for here.

Sad news for plus size shoppers and the small, but cute, corner of Queen Anne retail on and around W. Crockett St. (Rhinestone Rosie’s and Meadow)—Pink Ginger is closing at the end of the month. Read more »


Super Surprise Sale at Far4

Expect goodies like these Voluspa travel size candles, a porcelain Klimenkoff pear (missing a stem) and an amazing peacock plate on super duper sale at Far4

Spring has sprung at Far4, so they’re cleaning house. Head to this downtown boutique on Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and shop their sale table overflowing with items ranging in price from $1 to $50, with most ringing in at around $15. Read more »