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NWFF Update: Matching Donations from Sub Pop

I reported last week that Sub Pop Records donated $10,000 to the Northwest Film Forum to help pull the independent film-making hub from financial disarray. Well, it turns out Sub Pop has actually pledged to donate up to $10,000 in matching gifts. That means your $10 donation is now worth $20. Read more »

Theater: Catch

I have seen my share of Broadway shows and I’ve seen all of The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Broadway-bound, made-from-a-movie incubator musicals, some fantastic (Hairspray!) and some not so much (The Wedding Singer).

Last night I saw Catch Me if you Can, the 5th Ave’s latest such show about the true-life young con artist Frank Abagnale Read more »

OPENING: Envy Moves from C.D. to Cap Hill

Nestled right next door to Anchovies and Olives, and just a stone’s throw from Healeo, we've received word that gardening specialty store, Envy, has moved to a new eye-catching Capitol Hill location. Twice the size of its old Union street location, they are now carrying a wider inventory of plants and pots, and some new accessories including outdoor lawn games, specialty gardening tools, and environmentally-friendly patio furniture.

1546 15th Ave.; 206.588.2498;

- Posted by Jacquie Perez

A Muppet at Heart: A Childhood Fave Revisited

It’s time to play the music,
It’s time to light the lights,
It’s time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight!

When I was a kid, The Muppet Show aired at 7 p.m. Legend has it that when I heard the opening music, I would start running around the house cheering and flailing my arms in excitement. Okay, I’ll confess, not much has changed. I did the same thing last year when A Muppets Christmas aired on T.V. What can I say? The Muppets make me very, very happy. Read more »

Local Music Aids Local Film: Sub Pop's $10k Gift

Sub Pop has pledged to donate $10,000 to the financially struggling independent film hub, Northwest Film Forum. The donation is a coup for NWFF which reported last month that it must raise $75,000 by Aug. 1 to help off set a 30 percent funding gap.

From the Aug. 5 NWFF blog post by Susie: Read more »