Culture Blogs

Wednesday, 10/31/2012 12:16 AM
#Goosebumps
Monday, 10/29/2012 7:37 PM
Singer Elizabeth Mitchell has been on our radar since 2006, when we heard an NPR interview with her during the release of her album, You Are My Little Bird. We were immediately smitten.
Friday, 10/26/2012 5:17 PM
If you missed the Hermès Festival of Crafts last February at The Bravern, where a traveling group of artisans set up workshop in the Bravern’s Exhibition Space and blew viewers’ minds with their skilled fine craftsmanship, now’s your chance to see something else amazing from this iconic French design house, this time with a nod to future rather than a glimpse at the past.
Thursday, 10/25/2012 3:56 PM
MUST SEEWomen at WorkOpens Friday (10/26-12/15) -  Photo Center Northwest’s new exhibit, Social Order: Women Photographers from Iran, India and Afghanistan features the work of five contemporary artists, including Iran’s Shadi Ghadirian who poses friends in traditional garb while holding mundane items (see above). The show offers a fresh look at women’s roles in Eastern and Middle Eastern cultures—and the way traditions affect modern life, and vice versa.
Monday, 10/22/2012 4:48 PM
Romney and Obama
Watching Obama and Romey face-off is always more fun in a crowd, so join friends at one of these neighborhood restaurants to watch the third and final presidential debate (10/28, 6pm), focusing on foreign policy. The themed food and libations offered here should definitely pique your electoral energy.
Saturday, 10/20/2012 3:18 PM
With state and national elections imminent, a large helping of politics with your news is pretty much unavoidable. And while it’s easy to guess what end of the spectrum political ads sit on (thanks to those handy endorsed by and paid for declarations), that’s not always true of the news we read online. That’s why we were glad when Geekwire brought a new online tool, Balancer, to our attention.
Friday, 10/19/2012 8:06 PM
October 21 marked the last day of Seattle's World's Fair in 1962. It will also mark the last day of the 50th Anniversary celebration of said World's Fair, which has been bubbling up around Seattle Center in myriad ways since February.
Thursday, 10/18/2012 11:13 PM
Edmonds resident and travel guru Rick Steves is wrapping up a statewide lecture tour to promote his (and others') longstanding argument for why Washington State should decriminalize marijuana.
Thursday, 10/18/2012 5:02 PM
MUST EXPERIENCECity Arts FestOngoing (10/17–10/20) — It’s time again for the City Arts Festival, when venues across town collude to bring you a city-wide explosion of music, film, dance, theater and visual art. This year’s extravaganza includes dancers KT Niehoff and Zoe Scofield, local bands Ravenna Woods (shown above), Lemolo and Fresh Espresso, artists Jesse Higman and Susan Robb—and that is just the tippy-top of the iceberg.
Thursday, 10/18/2012 4:45 AM
Do something a little different for Halloween this year and sign yourself or your kiddos up for a mask-making workshop at Melrose Market’s Marigold and Mint.
Monday, 10/15/2012 5:45 PM
One simple: One not-so-simple:
Thursday, 10/11/2012 3:13 PM
MUST WATCHSeattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Thursday, 10/11/2012 12:27 AM
Fall is synonymous with fun opportunities for some solid family time, and this weekend's offerings are no exception.
Wednesday, 10/10/2012 9:05 PM
This weekend brings us the 34th annual Pilchuck Auction, something of a "fashion week" for Seattle glass art collectors. In addition to hosting a swank gala and tours of the school's Stanwood campus, Pilchuck organizes an enormous auction of glass art made by Pilchuck students, teachers and alumni. Proceeds benefit scholarship programs at the school, which is now recognized as the premier glassblowing program in the nation.
Thursday, 10/04/2012 7:02 PM
MUST GO UNDERGROUNDUnderbelly