Scoop Blog Archive / February 2014

2014 Winter Olympics: Cheer on our Washington State Olympians

Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games begin tomorrow, February 7, at 7:30 p.m. EST (on tape delay). And while NBC will be live-streaming all sporting events on its website, take note that it is not streaming tomorrow's fanfare, so hole up in your living room or find a sports bar to catch all the Sochi opening festivities.  Read more »

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Sale: Going…Going…Gone

The Samantha dress from Elizabeth Roberts

Join MB's Finds, the late, great Sway & Cake, Elizabeth Roberts, Canopy Blue and jewelry from T. Kilburn (owner of the late, great Sway & Cake) for a super duper sale at Elizabeth Roberts HQ (Arboretum Court, 3131 E Madison, #201) starting today, Thursday, February 6 from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, February 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more »

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Designer to Watch: Moth & Crow

Black and white splatter Koala handbag, $990, from Moth & Crow

Vashon Island-based designer Dawn Smithson uses fine hides from Italian tanneries, sample hides that would be discarded if not for her, and crafts them into sumptuous and chic one-of-a-kind leather bags sold locally at Far4 and Heron's Nest on Vashon.

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Spamalot Comes to Town, Comedy Aplenty at the “I Hate Children” Children’s Magic Show

Must Watch
Catch a Flick at the Asian American Film Festival
(2/2 to 2/9, times vary) — This annual festival screens shorts, features and documentaries by and about Asian Americans, including basketball phenom Jeremy Lin (Linsanity) and a young Cambodian struggling to get out of a Seattle gang and become a break dancer (Raskal Love). Read more »

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Fashion Week Dreams

The Nealy dress, $595, by Stella Love

New York’s fashion week started today and all the talk about Alexander Wang moving his show to Brooklyn (radical!) and the stellar indie lineup of Milk’s Made Fashion Week (Cushnie et Ochs, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Jonathan Simkhai, Jeremy Scott and many others) running concurrent to the tents at Lincoln Center has got me thinking about Seattle’s nonexistent fashion week and why that is. Read more »

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