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Beer + Chocolate: Your DIY Pairing Guide

Here's something fun you can try at your holiday gatherings: As you're handing your brother-in-law a beer, hand him a chunk of chocolate to go with it. Strange but true: When chosen carefully, chocolate and beer taste great together, as I found out firsthand the other night in Fremont. Read more »

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Greg Lundgren's Latest Art Manifesto (It's Animated!)

Local arts provocateur Greg Lundgren just posted a video that, as far as I'm concerned, should shift the way we think about artist proposals from now on.

Using the viral video generator Xtranormal (parent to this NSFW "I want an iPhone" video), Lundgren made an animated video about landing a meeting at the Gates Foundation to pitch his latest project Walden Three, in hopes of getting funding. Read more »

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Brace Your Checkbooks: Intiman Announces New Summer Festival

Today Intiman Theater announced big plans to relaunch its 40th season.

Actually, the theater just launched a pledge-drive in disguise.

The Intiman still has an unclear amount of debt to pay off (the Seattle Times reports it’s around a million). So the board has decided not to spend nor budget anything for future productions without raising those funds in advance. (Good call, dudes.) Read more »

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Cupcake Royale Giving Away Tickets to 'Twilight'

Cupcake Royale is offering a sweet deal for Twilight fans.

They’re giving away 25 pairs of tickets for a Breaking Dawn, Part 1 preview, playing on November 16 at Pacific Place—two days before the movie officially opens.

Each Twilight prize pack includes a pair of tickets, plus two hats and two T-shirts.

The contest ends November 15. To enter, just purchase a cupcake from one of Cupcake Royale’s five locations. Read more »

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Fashion Friday: Shopping fetes, Luly Yang trunk show and the Goodwill Glitter Sale

It’s 11/11/11 and several shops are celebrating tonight with killer sales and swanky parties:

Vian Hunter in Madison Valley is hosting Issaquah-based Lizzie Parker’s newest collection tonight from6-8 p.m. at their 11/11 party, where guests can model the casual wear in the shop while enjoying cocktails.

 

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