Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Frecent en Seattle Author Produces Romantic Music Video to Promote Latest Book http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-author-produces-romantic-music-video-promote-latest-book <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 Seattle writer&#039;s latest novel follows his now older, but maybe not yet wiser protagonist </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/literature/brenthartingerbeach.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=19707">brenthartingerbeach.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In 2003, Seattle author Brent Hartinger published <em>Geography Club</em><em>, </em>the first book in his young adult series that follows gay high school sophomore Russel Middlebrook and his quest to interact with other gay teens at his school. The novel earned praise from reviewers<em>--USA Today</em> called it an "honest, emotional and funny story," and <em>The Seattle Times</em> said it was a "breath of fresh air<em>." </em>In 2013, <em>Geography Club </em>was adapted into a feature film starring Scott Bakula and Ana Gasteyer.</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> Tim Cathersal </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/spokane-authors-new-novel-dives-world-sasquatch">Spokane Author&#039;s New Novel Dives into the World of Sasquatch</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/writer-adrianne-harun-her-new-novel-man-came-out-door-mountain">Writer Adrianne Harun on Her New Novel &#039;A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain&#039;</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/3-books-local-cooks">3 Books By Local Cooks</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-author-produces-romantic-music-video-promote-latest-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Literature Arts & Entertainment Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:47:12 +0000 lauren.mang 44580 at http://seattlemag.com Randy Minkler Celebrates 25 Years of Clowning Around http://seattlemag.com/article/randy-minkler-celebrates-25-years-clowning-around <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> Lara Roché-Sudar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/march-2015">March 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle’s clown jewel turns 25 at the Moisture Festival </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/seattleites/0315seattleite.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=82786">0315seattleite.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 tables are turned as Godfrey Daniels takes control of his maker, Randy Minkler </div> </div> </div> <p>For the last 25 years, Seattle performer Randy Minkler has been taking the stage in the guise of a clown named Godfrey Daniels, and even he agrees with the general consensus: “Clowns can be scary.” But Minkler has a strategy for getting beyond that hard truth. “I don’t think of him as a clown,” he says of Godfrey, “he’s more like an internally driven puppet.” <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> Photo Courtesy of 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="/blog/arts/%5Buser-raw%5D/thousand-clowns-intiman">A Thousand Clowns at the Intiman</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/see-moisture-festival-remember-local-fashion-icon-other-weekend-musts">See Moisture Festival, Remember a Local Fashion Icon &amp; Other Weekend Musts</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/seattle-scoop/teatro-zinzanni-sends-clowns">Teatro Zinzanni Sends in the Clowns</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/randy-minkler-celebrates-25-years-clowning-around" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:04:54 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44597 at http://seattlemag.com Alaska is First Red State to Legalize Marijuana http://seattlemag.com/article/alaska-first-red-state-legalize-marijuana <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> Danielle Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Here&#039;s what you need to know </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/news-features/alaska-northern-lights-710x434.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=18571">alaska-northern-lights-710x434.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on Avvo.</em></span><br><br>On Feb. 24, 2015, Alaska became the third U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana and the first majority republican state to do so. Here’s what&nbsp;you need to know:</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/changes-laws-may-bring-marijuana-use-lounges-washington">Changes in Laws May Bring &#039;Marijuana Use Lounges&#039; to Washington</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/18-potential-disasters-will-destroy-seattle-more-news">18 Potential Disasters That Will Destroy Seattle &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/cineramas-fists-fury-brings-bruce-lee-big-screen">Cinerama&#039;s Fists &amp; Fury Brings Bruce Lee to the Big Screen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/alaska-first-red-state-legalize-marijuana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:18:48 +0000 lauren.mang 44596 at http://seattlemag.com Streateries, First Hill Street Car Arrives & More http://seattlemag.com/article/streateries-first-hill-street-car-arrives-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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/parklet2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=83865">parklet2.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 Chromer Building parklet in downtown Seattle. Streateries would operate similarly </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Rumors are swirling that Bellevue-based</strong> <strong>Expedia </strong>could be packing up and moving its headquarters to Seattle.</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> James Sido </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/thanks-amazon-seattle-awash-fortune-seeking-men-again">Thanks to Amazon, Seattle is Awash in Fortune-seeking Men--Again</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/cineramas-fists-fury-brings-bruce-lee-big-screen">Cinerama&#039;s Fists &amp; Fury Brings Bruce Lee to the Big Screen</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-caramelized-onion-whipped-sweet-potatoes">Recipe of the Week: Caramelized Onion Whipped Sweet Potatoes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/streateries-first-hill-street-car-arrives-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:47:22 +0000 lauren.mang 44595 at http://seattlemag.com Essex's Burger, Weekend Snow, Women's Bike Month & More News http://seattlemag.com/article/essexs-burger-weekend-snow-womens-bike-month-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> Jaclyn Norton </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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/maps-and-hmis-visuals.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=83067">maps-and-hmis-visuals.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mayor Ed Murray maps out new encampments to house 300 homeless residents </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Essex's over-the-top-epic Sunday burger now available Wednesdays through Sundays:</strong> Delancey’s charming little sister may be the perfect place for a made-from-scratch cocktail and plate of pickles and pretzels before gorging on pizza next door, but Essex, in the east Ballard pocket neighborhood of Whittier Heights, has developed into a destination of beauty all its own. Owners Brandon Pettit and Molly Wizenberg continue to develop—and expand—the menu, which now includes a burger that you’ll want to show up for as soon as doors open at 4:30 p.m.; it’s that popular.</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> Photo Credit: Seattle.gov </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/record-rainfall-pronto-bike-share-reaches-4000-rides-more">Record Rainfall, Pronto Bike Share Reaches 4,000 Rides &amp; More</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/essex-opens-host-homemade-ingredients-and-craft-cocktails">Essex Opens with a Host of Homemade Ingredients and Craft Cocktails</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/explore-snow-country-fat-bikes">Explore Snow Country on Fat Bikes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/essexs-burger-weekend-snow-womens-bike-month-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:03:46 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44592 at http://seattlemag.com Must List: Pompeii Exhibit, Sample Sale in Belltown & More http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-pompeii-exhibit-sample-sale-belltown-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 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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/pompeii.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=19625">pompeii.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scenes from the Pacific Science Center&#039;s Pompeii exhibit </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Tour<br><a href="http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/Exhibits/pompeii" target="_blank">Pompeii: The Exhibition at Pacific Science Center </a></strong><br>(Through 5/25, times vary) Travel back to the year 79 where the Mount Vesuvius eruption is re-created by way of hundreds of artifacts, body casts from the excavated dead and an immersive CGI experience that brings the eruption home (and imparts new ominousness to Mount Rainier).</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> Soprintendenza Speciale per I Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompeii </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/cineramas-fists-fury-brings-bruce-lee-big-screen">Cinerama&#039;s Fists &amp; Fury Brings Bruce Lee to the Big Screen</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/copperworks-distillings-jason-parker-local-spirits-and-liqueurs">Copperworks Distilling&#039;s Jason Parker on Local Spirits and Liqueurs</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/shanik-chef-owner-explains-restaurant-closing-what-she-ll-miss">Shanik Chef-Owner Explains the Restaurant Closing, What She’ll Miss</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-pompeii-exhibit-sample-sale-belltown-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:44:38 +0000 lauren.mang 44591 at http://seattlemag.com Throwback Thursday: Seattle's Famous Musicians and Tech Icons http://seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-seattles-famous-musicians-and-tech-icons <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> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A closer look at the people who defined 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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/0215tbtveddercornell.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80773">0215tbtveddercornell.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell backstage Lollapalooza in Seattle, 1992 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Before some of Seattle's legendary bands, artists and icons were famous, they were frequenting local venues, high schools, cafes and neighborhoods; some speaking out, acting out, or otherwise causing a ruckus. These young people gained recognition as part of a forward-thinking and rebellious movement -- and yes, they had lots of hair. But behind the manes of Hendrix, Vedder, Cobain and the others so symbolic to our city, was an intention to change the system, put art on the streets, and generally leave things better, in myriad forms.&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> Photo Courtesy Lance Mercer, Morrison Hotel 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/arts/new-movie-celebrates-pearl-jams-birthday">New Movie Celebrates Pearl Jam&#039;s Birthday</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/arts/seattle-arts-profiles/april-showers-bring-art-seattle-moviemakers-poets-and-musicians">April Showers Bring Art from Seattle Moviemakers, Poets and Musicians</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mudhoney-ice-cream-full-tilt-sweet">Mudhoney Ice Cream From Full Tilt? Sweet!</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-seattles-famous-musicians-and-tech-icons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:16:45 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44589 at http://seattlemag.com World Premiere of 'The Comparables' at The Seattle Rep http://seattlemag.com/article/world-premiere-comparables-seattle-rep <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> Nancy Guppy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/march-2015">March 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nancy Guppy talks with Seattle actor/director couple Cheyenne Casebier and Braden Abraham </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/0315guppy.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=32713">0315guppy.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Braden Abraham, Nancy Guppy and Cheyenne Casebier </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Last summer, Seattle Rep’s associate artistic director Braden Abraham became acting artistic director after the sudden death of predecessor Jerry Manning. Having already helmed many successful shows at The Rep (including<em> Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?</em> and<em> My Name Is Rachel Corrie</em>), this month Abraham directs his wife, actor Cheyenne Casebier, in the world premiere of a new play by Laura Schellhardt (<em>The K of D</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> andrew vanasse </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/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey">How to Get that Lumbersexual Look (Hint: It&#039;s Pricey)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/9-things-try-seattle-wine-and-food-experience">9 Things to Try From the Seattle Wine and Food Experience </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/world-premiere-comparables-seattle-rep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:21:31 +0000 lauren.mang 44587 at http://seattlemag.com Cinerama's Fists & Fury Brings Bruce Lee to the Big Screen http://seattlemag.com/article/cineramas-fists-fury-brings-bruce-lee-big-screen <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> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Prepare for a fun movie-going experience featuring Bruce Lee films and Samurai classics </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/0215fistsandfury.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=90149">0215fistsandfury.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&#039;s first Mixed Martial Arts Festival Fists &amp; Fury comes to Cinerama February 27 to March 5 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Calling all Jiu-Jitsu and Kung-Fu fighters and fans alike: This week, full-contact combat is coming to the big screen in Seattle. <a href="http://www.cinerama.com/News/February-2015-%281%29/Cinerama-Announces-Fists-Fury-Mixed-Martial-Arts-F.aspx" target="_blank">Fists &amp; Fury</a>, Seattle's first Mixed Martial Arts Festival will debut at <a href="http://www.cinerama.com/" target="_blank">Cinerama</a> on Friday, February 27 through Thursday, March 5.</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> Poster Design by Invisible Creature, Photo Courtesy of Lara Swimmer </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/cinerama-gets-worlds-first-commercial-digital-laser-projector">Cinerama Gets the World&#039;s First Commercial Digital Laser Projector </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/cinerama-reopen-anew-november-20">Cinerama to Reopen Anew on November 20</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/must-list-cinerama-reopens-contemporary-dance-aplenty-more">Must List: Cinerama Reopens, Contemporary Dance Aplenty &amp; More</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/cineramas-fists-fury-brings-bruce-lee-big-screen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Arts & Entertainment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:06:08 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44585 at http://seattlemag.com The American Death Penalty: A Tragedy of Errors http://seattlemag.com/article/american-death-penalty-tragedy-errors <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> Stephanie Reid </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The current status of the death penalty in America, including the controversy on botched executions </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/news-features/deathpenalty.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=18687">deathpenalty.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Death chamber and electric chair at Sing Sing Prison in 1923,” Shutterstock.com </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em><span style="font-size: x-small;">This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo</a>.</span></em><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/look-guns-washington-state">A Look at Guns in Washington State</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey">How to Get that Lumbersexual Look (Hint: It&#039;s Pricey)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-lobster-tacos-cilantro-onion-sauce">Recipe of the Week: Lobster Tacos with Cilantro Onion Sauce</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/american-death-penalty-tragedy-errors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:36:55 +0000 lauren.mang 44583 at http://seattlemag.com 'Teal Tuesday,' Tackling Crime in Downtown & More News http://seattlemag.com/article/teal-tuesday-tackling-crime-downtown-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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/safeco.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=42693">safeco.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Support the Mariners with Teal Tuesday </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>In days named after colors news, </strong>21-year-old college student Lucy Capron<a href="http://www.king5.com/story/sports/mlb/mariners/2015/02/25/teal-tuesday-mariners-baseball/23989929/" target="_blank"> has started Teal Tuesday</a> in support of the Mariners. Much like our Blue Fridays, in which devoted Seahawks fans wear blue to show love for the professional football team, on Tuesdays you're now to don your finest teal duds for the M'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> Kim </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="/behind-scenes-our-mariners-greaser-photo-shoot">Behind the Scenes of Our Mariners &quot;Greaser&quot; Photo Shoot</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/seattle-mariners-are-hot-and-so-their-food">Seattle Mariners Are Hot And So Is Their Food</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey">How to Get that Lumbersexual Look (Hint: It&#039;s Pricey)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/teal-tuesday-tackling-crime-downtown-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:10:11 +0000 lauren.mang 44581 at http://seattlemag.com 8 Best Games for Stress Relief http://seattlemag.com/article/8-best-games-stress-relief <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> Keezy Young </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Games that are built for calm </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-entertainment/animalcrosing.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80101">animalcrosing.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Animal Crossing: New Leaf </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;">This article originally appeared on <a href="http://pixelkin.org/2015/01/27/best-games-for-relaxation/" target="_blank">Pixelkin.org</a>.</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-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/sims-meets-seattle-recreating-emerald-city-sims-4">Sims Meets Seattle: Recreating the Emerald City in Sims 4</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5-cocktails-drink-while-playing-video-games">5 Cocktails to Drink While Playing Video Games </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/six-seattle-kickstarter-games-watch-summer">Six Seattle Kickstarter Games to Watch This Summer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/8-best-games-stress-relief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:23:16 +0000 lauren.mang 44578 at http://seattlemag.com False Service Animal Claims, Native American Murals Defaced http://seattlemag.com/article/false-service-animal-claims-native-american-murals-defaced <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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/servicedog.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=52645">servicedog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dubious service animal claims are hurting the people who actually need service animals </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>In personal brand news: Seahawks running back Marshawn</strong> <strong>Lynch</strong> <a href="http://www.king5.com/story/sports/nfl/seahawks/2015/02/24/marshawn-lynch-wont-get-fined-trademark/23929193/" target="_blank">is trademarking his</a> famous "I'm just here so I won't get fined" phrase he repeatedly uttered to members of the media during this year's Super Bowl. The sports star will make money off of the saying and according to ESPN's Darren Rovell, "It will appear on clothing as part of Lynch's 'Beast Mode' brand."&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> Michael Andersen </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/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey">How to Get that Lumbersexual Look (Hint: It&#039;s Pricey)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/texas-style-barbecue-comes-seattle">Texas-style Barbecue Comes to Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/most-affordable-neighborhoods-seattle">The Most Affordable Neighborhoods in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/false-service-animal-claims-native-american-murals-defaced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:36:49 +0000 lauren.mang 44574 at http://seattlemag.com How to Get that Lumbersexual Look (Hint: It's Pricey) http://seattlemag.com/article/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey <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"> There’s Lumbersexual gold in your closet </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/fashion-and-style/filson.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=28563">filson.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em>, </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for </em>Seattle <em>Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent pundit on KUOW--takes an in-depth look at some of the highly topical and sometimes polarizing issues in our city. </em><br><br>Last year saw the <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">blossoming of the Lumbersexual</a>, the urban hipster guy who dresses like Paul Bunyan. Seattle, Portland and Brooklyn are where the style has taken root.</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 vanasse </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/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/filson-stays-true-its-authentic-brand-dna">Filson Stays True to its Authentic Brand DNA</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-too-white">Is Seattle Too White?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/how-get-lumbersexual-look-hint-its-pricey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Arts & Culture Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:33:32 +0000 lauren.mang 44573 at http://seattlemag.com Bertha Breakthrough, James Beard Nominations & More News http://seattlemag.com/article/bertha-breakthrough-james-beard-nominations-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> Jaclyn Norton </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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0315bertha.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80793">0315bertha.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bertha digs 6-feet towards repair pit </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Bertha Sees The Sun. </strong>Big Bertha, the world's largest tunneling machine that's been stuck under State Route 99 since 2013, has reached new depths. Yesterday, Bertha broke through the 120-foot-deep pit walls, allowing workers to finally be able to reach and repair this massive machine.</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> Washington State Department of Transportation </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="/gallery/closer-look-bertha">A Closer Look at Bertha</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5-reasons-you-should-attend-pop-bubbles-seafood">5 Reasons You Should Attend Pop! Bubbles &amp; Seafood </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-restaurants-10-king-seattle-seafood-8">Best Restaurants &#039;10: The King of Seattle Seafood</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/bertha-breakthrough-james-beard-nominations-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:02:14 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44568 at http://seattlemag.com