Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fshopping/restaurants/shopping/contact-us en Today's News Roundup http://seattlemag.com/article/todays-news-roundup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Lauren Mang and Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Top news stories that you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/space-needle-sunny.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=87242">space-needle-sunny.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sunny in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Weather this week: </strong>Sunny with some clouds. More sunny skies predicted for the weekend.<br><em style="font-size: x-small;">As reported by KOMOnews.com</em></p> <p><strong>Gunfire investigation in West Seattle last night. </strong>Gunshots <a href="http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-crime-watch-another-gunfire-investigation/" target="_blank">were reported for the second night in a row </a>in West Seattle's North Delridge neighborhood near 23rd and Juneau. No injuries; it may have been a drive-by shooting.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> John Henderson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/bill-gates-talks-reddit">Bill Gates Talks to Reddit</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/person-year-police-officer">Person of the Year: The Police Officer</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/jeff-bezos-buys-washington-post">Jeff Bezos Buys the Washington Post</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/todays-news-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:12:09 +0000 lauren.mang 43454 at http://seattlemag.com Why Doesn't Bellevue Have a Thriving Arts Scene? http://seattlemag.com/article/why-doesnt-bellevue-have-thriving-arts-scene <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Celina Kareiva </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/neighborhood/bellevue">Bellevue</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bellevue has smarts, money and culture, so why not a thriving art scene? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hot-topic/0914bellevue-arts.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=52328">0914bellevue-arts.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A model of the Tateuchi Center, in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Bellevue </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For years, the only physical evidence of the Tateuchi Center in Bellevue has been in a dim corner of the downtown Hyatt Regency hotel lobby. There, in a preview center, sits a glass-encased balsa wood model of a 2,000-seat concert hall; mounted television screens cycle through photos of imagined future acts and a row of theater chairs summon the ambiance of opening night. It’s the footprint of a project expected to draw world-class performers and to serve as the nexus of the Eastside’s cultural hub.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://vanderwe.it/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Jonathan Vanderweit</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bellevue-art-gallery-opening-second-location-pioneer-square">Bellevue Art Gallery Opening Second Location, in Pioneer Square</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/pacific-northwest-ballets-new-works-2">The Pacific Northwest Ballet&#039;s New Works</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bellevue-art-museum-features-nikki-mcclure-s-cut-paper-art">Bellevue Art Museum Features Nikki McClure’s Cut-Paper Art </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/why-doesnt-bellevue-have-thriving-arts-scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic News & Features Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:10:53 +0000 lauren.mang 43234 at http://seattlemag.com Public Art Illustrates the Coming of the First Hill Streetcar http://seattlemag.com/article/public-art-illustrates-coming-first-hill-streetcar <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/central-district">Central District</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/chinatowninternational-district">Chinatown/International District</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unidentified standing objects signal the city&#039;s new transit option </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0914first-hill-streetcar-needles.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30745">0914first-hill-streetcar-needles.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Needle-like structures designed by local artist, Claudia Fitch </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you’ve noticed a series of mysterious poles popping up in the <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/central-district">Central</a> and <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/chinatowninternational-district">Chinatown</a>–International districts, you may have wondered—are they not-so-subtle NSA spying devices? Beacons for drones? Signs of an alien invasion? The truth is out there, and while it’s perhaps less enigmatic, it’s exciting nonetheless. The silvery shafts are part of a public art installation heralding the new First Hill Streetcar, scheduled to open this fall.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://andrewvanasse.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Andrew Vanasse</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mossback-monday-murrays-transit-funding-plan-tech-news-and-new-tower-coming-downtown">Mossback Monday: Murray&#039;s Transit Funding Plan, Tech News and the new Tower Coming to Downtown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/mossback-monday-can-our-waterfront-streetcars-make-comeback">Mossback Monday: Can Our Waterfront Streetcars Make a Comeback?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/new-art-installation-olympic-sculpture-park-begins-week">New Art Installation at Olympic Sculpture Park Begins This Week</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/public-art-illustrates-coming-first-hill-streetcar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:59:12 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43325 at http://seattlemag.com Mossback Monday: '50 Shades of Grey' Apartment Building Hot http://seattlemag.com/article/mossback-monday-50-shades-grey-apartment-building-hot <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Your Monday morning news roundup </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/escalaweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=65343">escalaweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;50 Shades&#039; fans are flocking to Seattle&#039;s Escala </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-59/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe></p> <script src="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-59.js?header=false&border=false"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-59" target="_blank">View the story "Mossback Monday" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Joe Mabel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/our-interview-rapper-50-cent">Our Interview with Rapper 50 Cent</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/what-constitutes-livable-wage-city">What Constitutes a Livable Wage in This City? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/massive-beer-hall-coming-queen-anne-show-von-trapp-s-how-it-s-done">A Massive Beer Hall is Coming to Queen Anne to &#039;Show Von Trapp’s How It’s Done&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:39:35 +0000 lauren.mang 43450 at http://seattlemag.com What Constitutes a Livable Wage in This City? http://seattlemag.com/article/what-constitutes-livable-wage-city <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Knute Berger asks: If $15 per hour is good enough for our citizens, what’s enough for city execs? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/gray-matters/0914kshama2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=85734">0914kshama2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant devoted a chunk of her salary to her pet causes </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>To insist on a $40,000 salary in Seattle is to take a vow of poverty. <br><br>That’s what City Council member Kshama Sawant has done. She has said that she’ll take home about that much of her $117,000 salary and devote the balance of it—some $70,000 per year—to her pet causes, in effect tithing most of her taxpayer-funded income.<br><br>I don’t know what Sawant’s overall financial picture is; maybe she has a trust fund. But I do know that living in Seattle on $40K per year—even with benefits—is a challenge these days.<br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/mossback-monday-minimum-wage-hike-bad-millennials">Mossback Monday: Minimum Wage Hike Bad for Millennials? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-increase-15-hour-could-affect-your-meals">How the Increase to $15 Per Hour Could Affect Your Meals</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now">#Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/what-constitutes-livable-wage-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gray Matters Arts & Culture Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:43:46 +0000 lauren.mang 43445 at http://seattlemag.com 'Angels in America' to Feature Mark Mitchell's Costume Design, No Feathers Allowed http://seattlemag.com/article/angels-america-feature-mark-mitchells-costume-design-no-feathers-allowed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/august-2014">August 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle artist Mark Mitchell creates garments fit for an angel—and the dearly departed </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/theater/0814spotlight.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=59653">0814spotlight.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Mitchell in his home studio, surrounded by works in progress </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The messenger angel in Tony Kushner’s play<em> Angels in America</em> makes a famously big entrance when she first appears—crashing through the roof of an apartment building to convey her prophecy to a gay man struggling with AIDS in 1980s Manhattan. In the original 1993 Broadway production, which won a Tony Award for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize, the angel’s wings are almost bat-like, sharply angled like chevrons. In HBO’s 2003 miniseries version, the wings are more swanlike, arches that sweep to a 12-foot span.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/kurt-b-reighley-mark-mitchell-still-evolving">Kurt B. Reighley &amp; Mark Mitchell: Still Evolving</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/7-halloween-costume-ideas-based-local-hot-topics">7 Halloween Costume Ideas Based on Local Hot Topics</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-food-trucks-seattle">The Best Food Trucks in Seattle </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/angels-america-feature-mark-mitchells-costume-design-no-feathers-allowed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:31:37 +0000 lauren.mang 43313 at http://seattlemag.com The Best Live Music Venues in Seattle http://seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brandon Taylor with Mandolin Brassaw </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where to see some of the best bands in town perform </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914mooretheater.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=84483">0914mooretheater.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Moore </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Neumos </strong><span style="color: #ff6600;">[Capitol Hill]</span></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Joe Mabel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-beatles-seattles-edgewater-hotel">#Throwback Thursday: The Beatles at Seattle&#039;s Edgewater Hotel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:46:48 +0000 lauren.mang 43433 at http://seattlemag.com Must List: Bellevue's Taste of Main, Artisan Beer & More http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-bellevues-taste-main-artisan-beer-more <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What to do this weekend </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/seattle-beer.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44469">seattle-beer.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Taste<br><a href="http://bit.ly/1qaoMaD " target="_blank">Chow Down Along Old Bellevue’s Main Street</a></strong><br>Saturday (8/16, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) — Secure a $40 tasting passport and sample cuisine from some of Old Bellevue’s beloved restaurants, including Monsoon East, Cantinetta and the newest hot spot, 99 Park.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/hyku/1120873944/in/photolist-8wrBHi-kyaeqE-5HKaGX-6mxPnX-56aptz-2H3LLQ-52mi7o-4JAh4o-5LaNRX-9uszdk-zV9zF-A2Kzd-czJeNd-6Z2iVx-bdBwxK-7TSzsz-4fyBGN-5erbNW-4GuF3e-5emNuR-5Bh7kG-9VUwLW-fkkyCk-d7FcGd-gekAZ9-6vu2ZB-4AaRnd-51bEuU-4Mjo6k-35wn9f-di1nxs-4MoxZS-8s3Mbx-564DrA-76d2wL-5emTUD-5PW4kD-dDWtaY-rJPmL-eJLFnM-5emPep-VmEv8-e5c2wD-zV8XU-zV911-zV8Vy-dDR1mp-byLfrw-fAjMdQ-bu3Ja5" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Josh Hallett</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now">#Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/where-shop-and-take-break-shopping-ballard">Where to Shop (and Take a Break from Shopping) in Ballard </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/its-summer-wedding-season-four-drinks-serve-laws">It&#039;s Summer Wedding Season! Four Drinks to Serve the In-Laws </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-bellevues-taste-main-artisan-beer-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Culture Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:55:18 +0000 lauren.mang 43428 at http://seattlemag.com Seattle Music 2014: Instrumental Groove Bands http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-instrumental-groove-bands <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kick back and relax to these chill local groups </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914industrialrevelation.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=87390">0914industrialrevelation.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Polyrhythmics (Ben Bloom, Grant Schroff, Elijah Clark, Lalo Bello, Art Brown, Scott Morning, Jason Gray, Nathan Spicer) photographed backstage at Nectar Lounge, July 23, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank">Live Music Venue guide</a>).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Portaits by Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/add-these-three-local-bands-your-summer-2014-playlist-now">Add These Three Local Bands to Your Summer 2014 Playlist Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/bumbershoot-2014-lineup-announced">The Bumbershoot 2014 Lineup Announced</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-instrumental-groove-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:07:14 +0000 lauren.mang 43418 at http://seattlemag.com Seattle Music 2014: Psychedelic Bands http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-psychedelic-bands <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From the Rose Windows to The Comettes, these local bands are far out </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914rosewindows.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=81985">0914rosewindows.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rose Windows (Richie Rekow, Rabia Shaheen, Qazi, Veronica Dye, Pat Schowe, Chris Cheveyo and, prone, Nils Petersen), at Showbox, July 8, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our<a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank"> Live Music Venue guide</a>).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Portraits by Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-places-visit-along-northwest-coast">The Best Places to Visit Along the Northwest Coast</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/10-things-we-love-about-seattle-summers">10 Things We Love About Seattle Summers</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-psychedelic-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:00:01 +0000 lauren.mang 43417 at http://seattlemag.com Seattle Music 2014: Hip-Hop/Rap Artists http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-hip-hoprap-artists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The local beats that we&#039;re jamming to these days </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914teodros.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55445">0914teodros.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gabriel Teodros, backstage at The Royal Room, July 21, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our<a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank"> Live Music Venue guide</a>).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Portraits by Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/future-file-fashion-first">Future File: Fashion First</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/copper-new-it-finish">Copper is the New &quot;It&quot; Finish</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-hip-hoprap-artists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:52:43 +0000 lauren.mang 43415 at http://seattlemag.com Seattle Music 2014: Electronic/Dance http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-electronicdance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get your groove on to these local electronic and dance bands </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914electronicmain.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=50948">0914electronicmain.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vox Mod (aka Scot Porter), photographed backstage at Showbox, July 8, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank">Live Music Venue guide</a>).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Portraits by Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-patio-dining-seattle">The Best Patio Dining in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-beatles-seattles-edgewater-hotel">#Throwback Thursday: The Beatles at Seattle&#039;s Edgewater Hotel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-electronicdance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:38:55 +0000 lauren.mang 43414 at http://seattlemag.com All Fired Up in Pioneer Square for the Annual Fire Festival http://seattlemag.com/article/all-fired-pioneer-square-annual-fire-festival-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Lexi Bolton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/pioneer-square">Pioneer Square</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This super hot fest celebrates the history of Seattle’s oldest neighborhood </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/firefestcollage2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=47275">firefestcollage2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The annual Pioneer Square Fire Festival returns to Occidental Square Park August 16-17 to commemorate the 125<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the Great Seattle Fire that happened on June 6, 1889. On that infamous day of the most destructive fire in the city’s history, a combustible pot of glue destroyed some 64 acres of the Central Business District despite the volunteer firefighters’ efforts, who needed more than the privately owned water mains available to save the wooden buildings. <br> </p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.lastresortfd.org/Fire_Festival-14.htm" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of the Fire Festival </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/copper-new-it-finish">Copper is the New &quot;It&quot; Finish</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-build-perfect-beach-fire">How to Build the Perfect Beach Fire </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ode-pioneer-square-shopping">An Ode to Pioneer Square Shopping</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/all-fired-pioneer-square-annual-fire-festival-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoors Arts & Culture Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:18:06 +0000 lauren.mang 43413 at http://seattlemag.com #Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now http://seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/pike-place-market">Pike Place Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Celebrating Pike Place Market&#039;s 107th birthday </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/tbtpikemarketforweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=87064">tbtpikemarketforweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Photo credits from left to right, clockwise: Seattle Municipal Archives (c. 1936), Eric Hunt, William Creswell (c.1914), Shuchi Mehta, Seattle Municipal Archives (c. 1972), Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Happy Thursday! The work week is almost over and you're probably getting a little bit of weekend-itis. Hang in there people and enjoy this Seattle summer day, even if there are too many clouds. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/hear-local-bands-sound-new-treats-pike-place-market-and-other-weekend-musts">Hear Local Bands Sound Off, New Treats at Pike Place Market and Other Weekend Musts</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-our-107-year-old-pike-place-market-survived">How Our 107-Year-Old Pike Place Market Survived </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/seattle/%5Buser-raw%5D/pike-place-fish-tossoffensive-or-fun">Pike Place Fish Toss</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Arts & Culture Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:26:32 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43408 at http://seattlemag.com Seattle Music 2014: Soul Artists http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-soul-artists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The hottest bands of Seattle&#039;s soul scene </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914soulmain.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=17493">0914soulmain.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Otieno Terry </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our<a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank"> Live Music Venue guide</a>).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Portraits by Hayley Young </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-music-2014-soul-artists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:33:57 +0000 lauren.mang 43398 at http://seattlemag.com