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King Tut Returns to Seattle as Egypt Elects a President

King Tut's Bed
King Tut Slept Here

The press preview for the new King Tut exhibit at the Pacific Science Center began with the customary parade of thanks to partners and sponsors, along with civic boosterism regarding this “marquee event” and the tourist dollars its going to rake in for the city (90,000 tickets have already been sold—claustrophobes, take heed). It all started to blur together, as giant photos of selected Egyptian artifacts looped in a soothing slideshow, over and over, on the immense IMAX screen in the PACCAR theater. Read more »


SIFF Trailer of the Day: Extraterrestrial

WHY: Suspense? Quirky humor? Barely restrained terror? Sign us up!

WHEN: May 25, 27, 31 at various times and locations

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5 Ways to Spend a Rainy Memorial Day Weekend

A participant poses for the Telephone Room Gallery's I AM portrait project at Tacoma Art Museum

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A Friendly Memo to Chris Hansen from a SoDo Neighbor

A view of Occidental Avenue near Edgar Martinez Dr on Wednesday afternoon

Dear Mr. Hansen,

As the city eagerly awaits the results of your privately-funded transportation study that may (or may not) determine if a third professional sports venue in the SoDo neighborhood will cause insurmountable traffic issues, where two stadiums and a working port already frequently force things to a standstill, let us at Seattle magazine (headquartered very close to Safeco Field) submit the above for consideration. Read more »


Watch Seattle mag’s Best Food Trucks on Evening Magazine

Scout out Lee Scott's Snout & Co. truck for satisfying soul food

As part of our annual Best Restaurant package this April, our foodie team not only ferretted out the best restaurants and happy hours, but the best food trucks as well. Read more »