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A 'Game of Thrones' Viewing Party, 'Tails of Wasps' Opens & More

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The Yonder Mountain String Band comes to Showbox at the Market

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Seattle Playwright's New World-Premiere Mixes Sex and Politics

(4/3 to 4/27, times vary) — In her new, world-premiere play, Tails of Wasps, Stephanie Timm addresses the age-old story of a politician brought down by a sexual scandal. Directed by New Century Theatre Company’s (NCTC) Darragh Kennan, the play explores the human tendency to get stung. Read more »

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5 Poems, 5 Drinks, 5 Bars (A Tipsy National Poetry Month Celebration)

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A.J. Rathbun
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Reading Ed Skoog at Belltown's Rob Roy

While I’m a big believer in being poetic and reading poems all year long (usually with a drink in one hand), April is National Poetry Month, so now more than ever you should be delving into poems. I know it’s hard for some people to get started--which poem should I choose today?--so I have a couple of suggestions. Also, since poems traditionally pair well with a good cocktail, and since reading poems in bars is one of my favorite things, I’m matching up my poem suggestions with specific bars and specific drinks in those bars. Read more »

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NuBe Green's Nifty New Vases

Give your fresh-cut blooms a stylish showcase this spring and summer with a new vase, or two, from NuBe Green (Capitol Hill, 1527 10th Ave.; 206.402.4515).

The shop now stocks Material Good's latest line: the Pod ($26), shown above, and the Pebble ($14), below, in a range of compelling hues, Blackboard to Beekeeper. Read more »

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Agave Cocina and Taylor Shellfish Opening (Possibly) This Month In Lower Queen Anne

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Julien Perry

Lower Queen Anne is getting itself a nice little new food and wine cluster by way of the Expo Building (118 Republican St.), next door to the Seattle Center. Read more »

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Oso Landslide: How to Help and Where to Donate

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King 5 posted this extremely helpful roundup today of local organizations that are accepting donations of all kinds--monetary, clothing, gas cards, food, etc.--for the people in Oso, Wash., who were affected by the mudslide. Read more »

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