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Fashion + Style Friday: Pop-up clothing sale at Clementine and Capitol Hill’s sugary new shop

Braided appeal: A sweet headband for spring

As you might expect, our resident stylist Hope Misterek (who styles fashion features for Seattle Bride magazine, as well as pitching at Seattle) has pretty enviable wardrobe. Lucky for us, she’s cleaning in house and will sell off her designer duds at Clementine in West Seattle over the next two weeks. Starting today, rummage through over 200 pieces from the likes of Vivienne Tam and Marc Jacobs. Prices run from $20-$200. Read more »

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Rat City Roller Girls Fight for Northwest Supremacy and More Can't-miss Hapennings

Must Derby
Rat City Roller Girls v. Rose City Roller Girls
Saturday (2/19) -
Seattle’s meanest, baddest chicks on eight wheels are taken it to Key Arena for the ultimate roller derby match. The Rat City Rollergirls take on their sisters to the south, Rose City Rollers (Portland, OR) for an epic battle for Northwest supremacy. 5:30 p.m. Prices vary. Key Arena, 305 Harrison St. ratcityrollergirls.com

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Tamari Roasted Nuts

(Steve & Darrell schedule a play date)
We have to have these around. We need them for a quick, satisfying snack (try jumbling them with raisins and chocolate chips). People ask me to make them as a gift because they believe they are hard to make. Shhh - it's so easy.  Printable recipe here. Read more »

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VIDEO: Ethan Stowell Cooks Up Tavolata Rigatoni

Seattlemag.com's Dylan Priest and Alex Kummerow asked Seattle superchef Ethan Stowell and specialty-food-market veteran Kaela Farrington to show us how to prep a simple and savory meal using noodles from their new pasta line.


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VIDEO: Inside Star Wars Fan Gus Lopez' Collection

As part of our celebration of Seattle nerds this month, we sent seattlemag.com videographers Alex Kummerow and Dylan Priest to the home of local Star Wars megacollector Gus Lopez. Tune in and get a glimpse of Lopez’s life-size laser cannon from The Empire Strikes Back and a tour of his too-big-to-count personal collection.

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Screamin' Deal: Free Truffle Fries at Hotel 1000

Truffle fries at BOKA Kitchen+Bar

If you work downtown, consider stopping by BOKA Kitchen + Bar part of your Friday routine. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays in February, the folks at Hotel 1000’s restaurant are giving out free truffle fries to anyone. Yep, that includes passersby, guests, starving college students and screamin' deal junkies. Kick start your Friday happy hour with a stop by First Avenue and Madison Street for a basket of these addictive crispy fries

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Outdoors: The North Cascade Institute's New Slate of 2011 Programs

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Roddy Scheer

This week the North Cascades Institute, which is celebrating its 25th year conserving and protecting Northwest environments through experiential outdoor education, announced an exciting slate of learning programs and field excursions as part of its 2011 schedule. This year the Institute made a special effort to bring back some of its favorite field instructors from its early years. Read more »

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Maria Hines to Open the Golden Beetle in Ballard this Friday

Maria Hines on her recent tasting trip to Istanbul

It's old news that chefs in this town put their fancy foot forward with their first restaurants, making a splash with more elaborate dishes, a more formal dining room approach, and a "I take my food seriously" aire. But with the second restaurant? Well that's where they have some fun. Read more »

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New Work from Ballard High's Award-winning Video Program

Ballard High School students make an appearance at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth

“The Showing” Premier
Price: $5 (sold at the door)
Location: Ballard High School Auditorium
Time: 7 p.m. (Get there early! This will definitely sell out.) Read more »

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Managing Director FAIL: Intiman Theatre in dire straits thanks to former managing director's financial blunders

Playboy of the Western World starring Daniel Breaker
Daniel Breaker will star in "Playboy of the Western World" at Intiman Theatre--unless the theatre closes for financial reasons

Seattle’s beloved Intiman Theatre has announced an urgent fundraising campaign, thanks to severe financial mismanagement by former managing director Brian Colburn (who resigned suddenly in November citing personal reasons). According to Intiman Board president Kim Anderson, “Unless we are able to raise $500,000 by the end of March, an additional $250,000 by June, and $250,000 by September, we cannot continue.”

The press release includes tthe following summary of the errors leading to the emergency situation: Read more »

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