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Weekly Must List: Thanksgiving Edition

Must Taste
The Herbfarm's American Harvest Dinner Read more »

Outdoors: Hittin' the Slopes

I must not be the only one thinking about skiing now that the snows of winter have finally begun to fall, in our fair city no less. Those so-inclined should sharpen up their edges and head out for the slopes this coming weekend. Here is a run-down of some area ski slopes and their opening days for this 2010-2011 season...

Mt. Baker: already open! hit the slopes today!

Crystal Mountain: opens for the season on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 25 Read more »


Chatter from Seattle magazine's Best of 2010 Party

Our edit team (and a good chunk of our loyal readers) are still recovering from an epic evening of food, drinks, music and entertainment at last night's Best of 2010 Party. While I'd much rather recap the evening over a city-wide brunch with all of you, I thought it might be easier to put together a snap shot of the evening's convo via iPhone Storify, my new storytelling obsession.

Weekly Must List: November 18 - 24

Lauren Weedman

Must Tune In
Wheedle’s Groove on KCTS 9
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From Dance to Literature, Art for Art's Sake

Never underestimate the miracle of art

Lately I have been obsessed with two things:  the vagaries of the Seattle School District’s math curriculum and cat pee.

These perturbations have kept me awake at night and have consumed many of my daylight hours.

So it was a relief a few weeks ago to be reminded that art has the power to transcend almost anything and what it can’t transcend, it can soothe. Read more »