Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Frestaurants/culture/news-features/comment/reply/gift en Teacher Strike, Deflategate & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/teacher-strike-deflategate-more-news <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> Danny Calkins </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-day/teachers.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=29547">teachers.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Hundreds of Seattle teachers</strong> marched in front of schools Wednesday on the eve of a strike vote in hopes of a better contract offer from the district, <a href="http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Seattle-teachers-march-with-signs-on-the-eve-of-a-strike-vote-324018991.html" target="_blank">KOMO News</a> reports.</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> Joanne Johnson </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="/blogs/seattle-scoop/advice-first-day-school-or-rest-your-life">Advice for the First Day of School (or the Rest of Your Life)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/scoop/great-schools-come-great-teachers">Great Schools Come from Great Teachers</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/seattle-scoop/how-not-take-labor-day-granted-and-still-have-fun">How to Not Take Labor Day for Granted (And Still Have Fun)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/teacher-strike-deflategate-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:09:02 +0000 danny.calkins 45653 at http://www.seattlemag.com Our Picks for What to See and Do This Fall http://www.seattlemag.com/article/our-picks-what-see-and-do-fall-0 <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-2015">September 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The local visual arts, performance and music scene is revved up and ready to rock your world </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/seasonal-arts-preview/0915pae-white.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=74983">0915pae-white.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pae White&#039;s “Too Much Night, again” at the South London Gallery </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>From dance about Carl Sagan to photography about the black experience to theater about<em> The Simpsons</em>, this season’s lineup isn’t afraid to go there. Step out of your comfort zone and explore something you've never considered. We've divided up the best of the best this season into six categories for your arts-enjoying pleasure. Click on any one of the links below to begin your journey.</p> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-visual-arts-0" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>VISUAL ARTS</strong></span></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> South London Gallery </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="/catching-drew-christie-after-his-sundance-success">Catching up with Drew Christie After His Sundance Success</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/exclusive-musical-tribute-viaduct">An Exclusive Musical Tribute to the Viaduct </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/our-picks-what-see-and-do-fall-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seasonal Arts Preview Arts & Entertainment Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:08:51 +0000 kirsten.abel 45598 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Must List: Bumbershoot, Counter-Couture at BAM http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-bumbershoot-counter-couture-bam <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 in Seattle 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/bumbershoot2smokeybrightspcandrew-js.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=51720">bumbershoot2smokeybrightspcandrew-js.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 Smokey Brights at Bumbershoot </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Rock<br><a href="http://www.bumbershoot.com" target="_blank">Jam Out at Bumbershoot </a></strong><br>(9/5 to 9/7, times vary) It's time once again to rock out with big famous folks (Ben Harper, Built to Spill, The Weeknd) and stellar local bands (Smokey Brights, Grace Love and the True Loves, The Cave Singers and Chimurenga Renaissance among them). Good news: it looks like the weather will clear long enough that you don't have to lug an actual bumbershoot around the grounds.</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> Andrew JS </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-bumbershoot-counter-couture-bam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:56:58 +0000 lauren.mang 45651 at http://www.seattlemag.com Challenge Yourself at Mudderella Whistler http://www.seattlemag.com/article/challenge-yourself-mudderella-whistler <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The energizing, arduous and muddy adventure event hits Whistler, B.C., for the first time </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/sponsored/mainweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36769">mainweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get ready: Mudderella comes to Whistler, B.C., on Saturday, September 26 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p style="text-align: center;">Sponsored by <a href="http://www.whistler.com/events/mudderella/?utm_medium=banner&amp;utm_campaign=events&amp;utm_content=advertorial&amp;utm_source=seattlemag " target="_blank">Tourism Whistler</a></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sponsored </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> Courtesy of Mudderella </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/challenge-yourself-mudderella-whistler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Outdoors Tourism Whistler Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:45:08 +0000 lauren.mang 45614 at http://www.seattlemag.com What Will Happen to Tula's, Bumbershoot Guide and More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-will-happen-tulas-bumbershoot-guide-and-more <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/tulas2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=58856">tulas2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plans to demolish the building that currently houses Tula&#039;s means the jazz club might have to find a new location </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>It was disappointing to learn that</strong> potential plans to redevelop a slice of Belltown along Second Avenue could spell disaster for popular jazz club Tula's as well as the nearby Shorty's and Rocco's.</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.facebook.com/tulasjazzclub/photos/pb.139777929395094.-2207520000.1441213185./424118270961057/?type=3&amp;theater" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Tula&#039;s Facebook page</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-will-happen-tulas-bumbershoot-guide-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:57:43 +0000 lauren.mang 45645 at http://www.seattlemag.com Mountain Name Change, Power Outages and More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/mountain-name-change-power-outages-and-more-news <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/denali.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=28778">denali.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After President Obama&#039;s visit to Alaska, his administration will rename Mount McKinley to Denali, in support of the Alaskan people </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Yesterday, several residents in West Seattle</strong> reported seeing a plane skywriting Black Lives Matter in a sliver of blue sky. Photos of the event can be seen at the <a href="http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/skywriting-seen-from-west-seattle-black-lives-matter/" target="_blank">West Seattle Blog</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> Denali National Park and Preserve via Flickr </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/mountain-name-change-power-outages-and-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:56:07 +0000 lauren.mang 45625 at http://www.seattlemag.com The New Guitar Hero is Awesome http://www.seattlemag.com/article/new-guitar-hero-awesome <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> I tried the new Guitar Hero Live, launching in October. And it&#039;s awesome </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-entertainment/guitar-hero-liveghliverock-block-5.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=31652">guitar-hero-liveghliverock-block-5.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There is also a vocal element to the new Guitar Hero Live, shown at the top </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Back in February, <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2015/02/24/guitar-hero-revival/" target="_blank">Engaget reported</a> that Activision would be rebooting its beloved, fake-guitar-strumming franchise <em>Guitar Hero</em> this year after halting development in 2011 "following the underwhelming release of <em>Guitar Hero 5</em>."</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> Courtesy of Activision </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/new-guitar-hero-awesome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment games Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:41:39 +0000 lauren.mang 45624 at http://www.seattlemag.com PAX Prime, Local 'Up' House Movie & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/pax-prime-local-house-movie-more-news <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> Kirsten Abel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/pax.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=63619">pax.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fans watch a League of Legends tournament at PAX Seattle in 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Gamer Gathering: </strong>PAX Prime&nbsp;<a href="http://prime.paxsite.com" target="_blank">starts</a>&nbsp;tomorrow at several venues in downtown Seattle. PAX is one of the largest gaming conventions in North America, so be prepared for lots of costumed gaming fans to be out and about this weekend.</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/lolesports/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Riot esports</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/our-favorite-looks-nordstrom-designer-preview">Our Favorite Looks from the Nordstrom Designer Preview</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/whats-wrong-house-queen-anne-abode-views">What&#039;s Wrong With This House: Queen Anne Abode with Views</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/see-fixer-uppers-dramatic-and-fresh-transformation">See This Fixer-Upper&#039;s Dramatic and Fresh Transformation</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/pax-prime-local-house-movie-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fashion and Style Arts & Entertainment Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:54:30 +0000 kirsten.abel 45622 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Makers: Gary Hill's Mind-Bending Media Art http://www.seattlemag.com/article/makers-gary-hills-mind-bending-media-art <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> Kirsten Abel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Meet Gary Hill, Seattle&#039;s artist-sculptor-writer-performer extraordinaire for the last three decades </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/visual-arts/hillfidelio-opera2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=61154">hillfidelio-opera2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hill directed a version of Beethoven&#039;s opera Fidelio in which some characters rode on modified segways </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>The Makers is a new column on Seattlemag.com that explores different Seattle creatives and their crafts. These artists live to design, connect and create.</em></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> All photos by Gary Hill </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/meet-illustrator-behind-whale-wins-mural-art">Meet the Illustrator behind The Whale Wins Mural Art</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/makers-wandering-spirit-wish-you-were-northwest">The Makers: The Wandering Spirit of Wish You Were Northwest </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/makers-alexandra-s-macarons-pops-around-seattle">The Makers: Alexandra’s Macarons Pops Up Around Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/makers-gary-hills-mind-bending-media-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Film Arts & Entertainment Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:55:57 +0000 kirsten.abel 45620 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Must List: Laugh Riot, a Colorful Art Exhibit http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-laugh-riot-colorful-art-exhibit <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 in Seattle </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/seattlefloor.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=53057">seattlefloor.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 Seattle Floor exhibit </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must See<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-photogs-solo-show-reveals-portraits-local-musicians" target="_blank">Portraits of Seattle Rockers at Union Stables Building</a></strong><br>(8/27 to 9/11, times vary) In his new solo show, Musician: A Portrait Project, Ernie Sapiro exhibits intimate photographs of a diverse range of local musicians, including Mike McCready, Trimpin and Star Anna. Here, he chats with co-producer Nancy Guppy about the show.</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.facebook.com/events/826244987490443/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of The Seattle Floor by Veit Stratmann Facebook page</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-laugh-riot-colorful-art-exhibit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:05:00 +0000 lauren.mang 45618 at http://www.seattlemag.com Instagram Inspiration: Thrill Seekers http://www.seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-thrill-seekers <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> Kirsten Abel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Feel the wind in your hair and ditch your worries with these five action-packed activities </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoor-living/0828-insta-cropped.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=73588">0828-insta-cropped.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Instagram Inspiration is a column on Seattlemag.com that explores our favorite Instagram themes each week. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On my way home from work this week, I walked by some kids playing in a park near my house. Four of them had set up a soccer game in the grass with a pair of shoes acting as the goalposts. Another girl, maybe 3 or 4 years old, flew past me on a plastic tricycle. She grinned ecstatically and pedaled recklessly fast. The look on her face said “THIS IS SO FUN.” She had no fear of crashing and no reason to slow down.&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-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/instagram-inspiration-lazy-persons-iron-man">Instagram Inspiration: A Lazy Person&#039;s Iron Man</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-hooked-books">Instagram Inspiration: Hooked on Books</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-hot-seattle-lunch-spots">Instagram Inspiration: Hot Seattle Lunch Spots</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-thrill-seekers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoor Living Arts & Entertainment Instagram Inspiration Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:52:37 +0000 kirsten.abel 45615 at http://www.seattlemag.com A Local Artist's Drawings are the Face of Bellevue Fashion Week http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-artists-drawings-are-face-bellevue-fashion-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/jennifer-mccullum">Jennifer McCullum</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-2015">September 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A local illustrator’s art hits the runway for Bellevue Fashion Week </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/0915blair-bfw.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=49552">0915blair-bfw.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mercer Island native Blair Breitenstein, with one of her illustrations </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Growing up on Mercer Island, fashion illustrator Blair Breitenstein was inspired by artist Ruben Toledo’s campaigns for Nordstrom. “I remember looking at his Christmas shopping bags, and wishing my drawings could someday be printed like that,” Breitenstein says.</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> Adrian Ragasa </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="/ode-pioneer-square-shopping">An Ode to Pioneer Square Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/100-feet-fashion">100 Feet of Fashion</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-artists-drawings-are-face-bellevue-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Arts & Culture Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:05:35 +0000 kirsten.abel 45595 at http://www.seattlemag.com Uniqlo to Open in Bellevue October 16 and More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/uniqlo-open-bellevue-october-16-and-more-news <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories 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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/uniqlo_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=75217">uniqlo.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Uniqlo is set to open its Bellevue Square store on Friday, October 16 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Uniqlo has announced that the opening</strong> date for its Bellevue Square location will be Friday, October 16. The nearly 16,000-square-foot store will be the Japanese apparel retailer's first Pacific Northwest location and will house the brand's full assortment of men's, women's and children's collections. “Opening in [the Seattle region] gives UNIQLO a greater opportunity to expand the reach of the brand to quality-conscious customers, as well as better serve the growing needs of our customers on the west coast,” Larry Meyer, ceo, Uniqlo USA said in a press release.</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> Courtesy of Uniqlo </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/uniqlo-open-bellevue-october-16-and-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:29:54 +0000 lauren.mang 45612 at http://www.seattlemag.com Ed Brooks Talks about Seattle's Diverse Sound http://www.seattlemag.com/article/ed-brooks-talks-about-seattles-diverse-sound <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> Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle&#039;s master of mastering on music, the secret to creating a great record </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/edbrooksjpg.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=61621">edbrooksjpg.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ed Brooks </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On January 30, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready teamed up with the Seattle Symphony and an all-star cast of rock musicians – from bassist Duff McKagan to singers Chris Cornell and Kim Virant – at Benaroya Hall to perform original compositions as well as songs from the band, Mad Season. The night of music, part of SSO’s fifth annual Sonic Evolution Series, where well-known musicians write original works tailored specifically for the symphony, was laid to tape and <a href="http://pearljam.com/goods/product_info.php?products_id=3365" target="_blank">will be released </a>August 28 on vinyl.</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> Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/ed-brooks-talks-about-seattles-diverse-sound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:05:51 +0000 lauren.mang 45610 at http://www.seattlemag.com What to See This Fall: Film http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-film-0 <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-2015">September 2015</a> </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://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/film/0915fallartsfilm.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=47222">0915fallartsfilm.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;Drawing the Tiger,&#039; playing at Local Sightings </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Seattle indie filmmaking scene is currently thriving, thanks to locally based filmmakers such as Lynn Shelton, Megan Griffiths, Mel Eslyn and Lacey Leavitt, who make it a priority to film in Washington state. (Follow the Keep Film in WA campaign at <a href="http://www.washingtonfilmworks.org" target="_blank">washingtonfilmworks.org</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> NW Film Forum </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-cornish-college-arts-turns-100">#Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/emp-s-fantasy-exhibit-nifty-nffty-films-and-other-weekend-musts">EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit, Nifty NFFTY films and Other Weekend Musts</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/lifestyle/seattle-s-indieflix-offers-short-films-sweet-format">Seattle’s IndieFlix Offers Short Films in a Sweet Format</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-film-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:05:45 +0000 danny.calkins 45608 at http://www.seattlemag.com