Scoop Blog Archive / May 2013

Decoding Annie Parker at SIFF

Lauren Mang
Mary-Claire King
Seattle geneticist Dr. Mary-Claire King

Back in January, we wrote a story about Dr. Mary-Claire King, the pioneering Seattle geneticist who discovered the breast cancer gene, a groundbreaking finding that garnered some serious Hollywood attention. King is the subject of the new movie, Decoding Annie Parker, a Steven Bernstein film starring actress Helen Hunt as King and Samantha Morton as cancer-stricken Annie Parker. Read more »


The Must List: Celebrate Hot Cakes’ First Birthday with Half-Price Goodies and Head East for Wine Atop Red Mountain

Watch all the jumping, jiving and wailing at Camp Jitterbug’s Jump Session Show

Must Drink
Revelry on Red Mountain

Head east for a wine-drinking adventure at the Col Solare Winery atop Red Mountain. This fifth annual tasting event will feature the latest wine releases from 24 Washington winemakers, plus bites and spectacular panoramic views of the valley below the winery. Read more »


There Will be Beer: A Cruise That's Worth Booking

Lauren Mang
Passengers of the craft beer-themed cruise will sail on the 60-guest Wilderness Adventurer

Cruises of all kinds scare me: Caribbean cruises, Mediterranean cruises, European cruises, Tom and Suri Cruise. I did a quick search on Carnival Cruise Lines' website and found you can take a "Cruise to Nowhere" for a mere $329. To nowhere. Sorry, but that sounds just plain terrifying. Read more »


Gilda’s Club Surviving with Style Luncheon

A look from Tina Witherspoon's new line, Boho Republic

When my dad had cancer eleven years ago, Gilda’s Club was there for him and that support made him happy. It was that simple. When we were there, he was happy, and that was all that mattered, so I’m forever grateful to this organization for that and those memories and like to do whatever I can to support them. Read more »

Gary Manuel Opens in South Lake Union

Reclaimed wood and wifi throughout—sounds like South Lake Union to me

Gary Manuel salons have been beautifying the people of Seattle since 1979 and on May 30, you’re invited to check out their newest Studio concept space, in South Lake Union, on Thursday, May 30 at 6 p.m. for their grand opening and Earth Month celebration. Read more »