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7 Justifications for an Unjustifiable Love of Twilight

Holy splintering headboards! There's less than 48 hours before I get to see Breaking Dawn: Part 1, the latest installment of the Twilight movies.

I won’t be fighting my way through hoards of shrieking tweens (the tickets for opening night sold out too fast). I’ll be up north with the refined 21+ crowd, enjoying overpriced beer and fried cheese sticks with our matinee showing at Cinebarre. Read more »

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Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet, Part 1: Why It's Okay to Potluck It

Thanksgiving is about tradition. Everyone has expectations about the day, the food, what time the dinner should happen, whether there should be copious amounts of drinking...

The fastest way to find out what your expectations are is to go to someone else's house for thanksgiving and experience all the things they do wrong. Read more »

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The Must List: Celebrate the Art of Butchery, the Geology of Seattle Center and Vintage Apparel

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Temporary Distortion: Newyorkland
New York City–based performance company Temporary Distortion throws projected video, confining sets and minimalist live acting into a blender—and the resulting smoothie makes for a mesmerizing evening of film, visual art and theater. For this new piece, Newyorkland, the group takes 1970s cop dramas as atmospheric inspiration for a tale of four NYPD police officers trying to stay alive on the mean streets. Read more »

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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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November Food Events Not to Miss

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Cody Bay
Farmstead Meatsmith

Apples, pork, booze with character and baked goods with substance... I love the autumn calm before the holiday storm, when food is comforting and uber-seasonal without being too over the top. Here are a few of my favorite November eating events that tread the perfect line between reasonable human behavior and coming wonderfully unhinged. 

Will Bake for Food Bake Sale

Saturday, November 12; 11am-2pm
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RedTri: Laura Veirs on Kids, Music and Mexican Quiche

Acclaimed indie artist Laura Veirs is back with a much-lauded album Tumble Bee: Laura Veirs Sings Folk Songs for Children (released November 8). Recorded by Grammy-nominated producer (and husband) Tucker Martine in their home in Portland, Oregon, it covers a wide range of American folk songs and features amazing guest artists, many of who are parents and who live in Portland. Read more »

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