Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://local.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fshopping/shopping/culture/last-minute-gift en Lesser-Known Seafair Events You Won't Want to Miss http://local.seattlemag.com/article/lesser-known-seafair-events-you-wont-want-miss <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-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Blue Angels are a Seafair staple, but don&#039;t miss these smaller neighborhood-based events </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/seattleites/0715chinesedrillteam.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55711">0715chinesedrillteam.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 Chinese Community Girls Drill Team performs at various Seafair parades this month </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Whenever Seafair comes roaring into town, the Blue Angels and hydroplanes tend to steal as much thunder as they generate. <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> Cathleen Shattuck </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-seafair-photos-years-gone">#Throwback Thursday: Seafair Photos from Years Gone By </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/must-list-vintage-seafair-photos-slu-art-walk-more-events">Must List: Vintage Seafair Photos, SLU Art Walk &amp; More Events</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/nine-homes-views-you-wish-you-had-during-seafair-weekend">Nine Homes with Views You Wish You Had During Seafair Weekend</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/lesser-known-seafair-events-you-wont-want-miss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Arts & Culture Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:01 +0000 cassady.coulter 45193 at http://local.seattlemag.com 'Up' House in Danger of Demolition, Homeless Encampments Announced http://local.seattlemag.com/article/house-danger-demolition-homeless-encampments-announced <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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/macefield0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77425">macefield0.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Edith Macefield&#039;s little Ballard house had been under contract, but the buyers backed out due to how expensive it would have been to fix up </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em><strong>Up</strong></em><strong> house update: </strong>The late Edith Macefield's famous little Ballard dwelling that inspired the 2009 Disney movie <em>Up</em> was purchased at auction this past spring, but it looks like the buyers have backed out of the deal.</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/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean">What the Campaign Signs in Seattle&#039;s Third District Mean </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/revamped-ivars-acres-clams-opens-july-1">Revamped Ivar&#039;s Acres of Clams opens July 1</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-patriotic-chocolate-covered-marshmallows">Recipe of the Week: Patriotic Chocolate-Covered Marshmallows </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/house-danger-demolition-homeless-encampments-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:54:11 +0000 lauren.mang 45199 at http://local.seattlemag.com What the Campaign Signs in Seattle's Third District Mean http://local.seattlemag.com/article/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean <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"> A central theme in the Third district campaign: a referendum for or against Sawant </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/commentary/signsweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=52907">signsweb.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>Wandering around the new Third city council district, which includes Capitol Hill, the Central District, parts of Beacon Hill and Mt. Baker, affluent areas like Madison Park and Montlake—from hipsters to aging millionaires—I've tried to interpret what the signs say.</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/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/maple-leafs-reckless-video-still-thriving-despite-netflix-era">Maple Leaf&#039;s Reckless Video Still Thriving Despite Netflix Era</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/big-list-summer-farmers-markets">The Big List of Summer Farmers Markets</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/what-campaign-signs-seattles-third-district-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Commentary Arts & Culture Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:34:48 +0000 lauren.mang 45192 at http://local.seattlemag.com Marriage for All, Amazon Treasure Truck & More News http://local.seattlemag.com/article/marriage-all-amazon-treasure-truck-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> Cassady Coulter </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/pride.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=89404">pride.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage<br></strong></p> <p>In a landmark 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court just legalized gay marriage across all 50 states, <a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/26/417717613/supreme-court-rules-all-states-must-allow-same-sex-marriages" target="_blank">NPR reports</a>. It was previously only legal in 35, and given this decision, 14 states will be forced to remove their bans. Here's some of the reactions from a few of Seattle's leaders:</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/23165290@N00/14523968875/in/photolist-o8r8Wt-VfYuY-nVq5Dg-Vc6Gq-2ByF2-89fK3z-V8X6p-9Syauu-VejiJ-6PimJj-VeDyA-6PeaHZ-4RSiWJ-VaHxB-Vg7Ss-5gpLwt-6PikJh-VaMUR-fn51T2-89fK3T-VfVCd-fntcQ3-9Syc2Y-HjG9K-6BnhaJ-fnt9TG-Vd2VR-VgaME-fn5jeK-fnj8SA-VcdhU-ujiJSh-awiCzn-VajLx-fndW4K-fnt55N-dpeKQZ-fnt3Wu-fndRkT-fndRcc-fndYbB-fndXW8-Vb5UH-fne17i-V9MtB-2jxDvk-fn586D-V9F5c-fnt5e5-ujrq24" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Tim Evanson via Flickr</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/seattle-sea-lions-ferry-troubles-more-news">&#039;Seattle Sea Lions,&#039; Ferry Troubles &amp; More News </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/twin-peaks-back-pot-protests-more-news">&#039;Twin Peaks&#039; is Back, Pot Protests &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2bar-spirits-vodka-hits-shelves-trader-joes-and-more-distillery-news">2bar Spirits Vodka Hits Shelves at Trader Joe&#039;s and More Distillery News</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/marriage-all-amazon-treasure-truck-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:24:24 +0000 cassady.coulter 45188 at http://local.seattlemag.com Must List: Seattle Pride Weekend, Symphony Presents Disney's 'Fantasia' http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-seattle-pride-weekend-symphony-presents-disneys-fantasia <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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/pridefest.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=83179">pridefest.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Colorful scenes from last year&#039;s Pride Parade </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Fest <br><a href="http://www.seattlepridefest.org" target="_blank">2015 Seattle PrideFest </a></strong><br>Sunday (6/28, times vary) Follow the rainbow-colored crosswalks in Capitol Hill and make your way downtown where LGBT (and straight) revelers will flock to the sidewalks along 4th Avenue for the 41st annual Seattle Pride Parade, which wildly winds its way toward the PrideFest celebrations at the Seattle Center.</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> Rob Wynne </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/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/maple-leafs-reckless-video-still-thriving-despite-netflix-era">Maple Leaf&#039;s Reckless Video Still Thriving Despite Netflix Era</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right">The Debate over a Pretty Lake on Snoqualmie Pass. Who&#039;s Right?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-seattle-pride-weekend-symphony-presents-disneys-fantasia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:47:40 +0000 lauren.mang 45187 at http://local.seattlemag.com The Debate over a Pretty Lake on Snoqualmie Pass. Who's Right? http://local.seattlemag.com/article/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right <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> Ari Cetron </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/july-2015">July 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With drought comes tough choices, and the argument over Lake Kachess hints at future battles </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hot-topic/0715hottopic.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30710">0715hottopic.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Homeowners and farmers debate the future of Lake Kachess, where plans to irrigate Yakima farms could leave as much as 200 feet of exposed lakebed in bad drought years </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On this side of the mountains, we don’t think too much about water. Even with a dry winter and Governor Jay Inslee declaring this a drought year for the state, Seattle’s reservoirs are mostly full. Turn the tap and get all the water you want. <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> Jeff Sandquist </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-oil-trains-through-downtown-seattle-could-put-us-risk-0">How Oil Trains Through Downtown Seattle Could Put us at Risk</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/polar-pioneer-has-twitter-account">The Polar Pioneer has a Twitter Account</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/snoqualmie-tribes-big-gamble-15">The Snoqualmie Tribe&#039;s Big Gamble</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic News & Features Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:40:09 +0000 lauren.mang 45104 at http://local.seattlemag.com 4 Great Seattle Bars for Outdoor Summer Cocktailing http://local.seattlemag.com/article/4-great-seattle-bars-outdoor-summer-cocktailing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/aj-rathbun">A.J. Rathbun</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where to sip a summer cocktail outside in our fair city </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurants/bellwhete2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=72879">bellwhete2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belltown&#039;s Bell + Whete patio </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Summer is well and truly here, which means your summertime cocktail imbibing should begin in earnest (if it hasn’t already). There’s something about drinking in summer that I love – the whole school’s out vibe that takes us back to being young again, perhaps. Luckily, we have a number of swell bars that are prepared for the sunnier days, when you might want to have one under the sunshine. The below are all great spots to sip a good cocktail while you enjoy summer.</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/bellandwhete/photos/pb.1435899319977782.-2207520000.1435257212./1622225548011824/?type=3&amp;theater" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of Bell + Whete&#039;s Facebook </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/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/maple-leafs-reckless-video-still-thriving-despite-netflix-era">Maple Leaf&#039;s Reckless Video Still Thriving Despite Netflix Era</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/4-local-hikes-beginners">4 Local Hikes for Beginners</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/4-great-seattle-bars-outdoor-summer-cocktailing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurants Bar Hop Outdoors outdoor patios in Seattle Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:29:04 +0000 lauren.mang 45186 at http://local.seattlemag.com New City Cabinet, Major Crime Bust & More http://local.seattlemag.com/article/new-city-cabinet-major-crime-bust-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> Compiled by Alene Bouranova </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/88619902d9a8c8c0fco.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=92396">88619902d9a8c8c0fco.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 need for community development: Mayor Ed Murray points to West Seattle (pictured) as a neighborhood where city planners could do a better job collaborating with public schools </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Construction Cabinet:</strong> Mayor Ed Murray signed an executive order Tuesday morning to create a new city cabinet. Pending City Council approval, the new Office of Planning and Community Development would oversee the city's current growth and population boom, says <em>The Seattle Times.</em> The cabinet would bring together planners from various city departments to address issues brought about by rapid growth. Read the full story <a href="http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/mayor-seeks-new-agency-to-oversee-growth-quality-of-life/" target="_blank">here</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> Chas redmond via Flickr </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/kennewick-man-state-park-potential-shutdown-more-news">Kennewick Man, State Park Potential Shutdown &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/animal-rights-university-washington">Animal Rights at the University of Washington</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-vodka-watermelon-agua-fresca">Recipe of the Week: Vodka Watermelon Agua Fresca</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/new-city-cabinet-major-crime-bust-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Arts & Culture News of the day Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:13:51 +0000 alene.bouranova 45183 at http://local.seattlemag.com Free Outdoor Music Events http://local.seattlemag.com/article/free-outdoor-music-events <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/july-2015">July 2015</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="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Summertime, and the livin’ is easy at gratis outdoor music shows </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/0715dbotl-freeway-park-2014-90.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=99330">0715dbotl-freeway-park-2014-90.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 Out to Lunch concert series brings midday music to Freeway Park </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Given the number of free outdoor music options in and around the city this month, it would be wise to keep a “go bag” at the ready—stocked with a picnic blanket, sunglasses, nonperishable snacks and a thermos full of refreshment—so you can run off to soak up sun and songs at the drop of a floppy-brimmed hat.</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> Christopher Nelson </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/best-outdoor-events-summer-2015">The Best Outdoor Events of Summer 2015</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/37-summery-things-do-seattle-you-didnt-know-existed">37 Summery Things to Do in Seattle You Didn&#039;t Know Existed</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-music-2014-indie-rock-bands">Seattle Music 2014: Indie Rock Bands</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/free-outdoor-music-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Arts & Culture free concerts outdoor events Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:24:21 +0000 alene.bouranova 45178 at http://local.seattlemag.com Kennewick Man, State Park Potential Shutdown & More News http://local.seattlemag.com/article/kennewick-man-state-park-potential-shutdown-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> Cassady Coulter </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/olympicnationalpark.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=64697">olympicnationalpark.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Kennewick Man found to be Native American, now what?&nbsp; </strong></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/anneh632/2701706332/in/photolist-57JXaE-57JZDG-gL7ba-gJMCU-59jsPM-gL7vz-gL7i6-gL7Co-aenHPh-w6dny-w6duA-w6dpY-aeiHvg-aemdnY-w6ekQ-aeisLM-w6g3T-aeiHEi-w6gGd-gGCYw-B6UGS-w6gPK-4Xrh7g-49QHp-2AC5ms-gGCQy-B6Txz-3tLcf-aekaMp-aenYib-aenY9w-pjYRRS-p3vbZv-p3vwpx-p3wtwq-pjJxm2-pk1JvP-6E6782-pk1Mcv-49QHk-p3viPx-p3wcRN-pk1uQ2-p3vkFi-phYrrW-phYtJw-p3woi8-pjJkf8-pjYCSW-5574au/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Anne Swoboda via Flickr</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/teal-tuesday-tackling-crime-downtown-more-news">&#039;Teal Tuesday,&#039; Tackling Crime in Downtown &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/twin-peaks-back-pot-protests-more-news">&#039;Twin Peaks&#039; is Back, Pot Protests &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2bar-spirits-vodka-hits-shelves-trader-joes-and-more-distillery-news">2bar Spirits Vodka Hits Shelves at Trader Joe&#039;s and More Distillery News</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/kennewick-man-state-park-potential-shutdown-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:54:25 +0000 cassady.coulter 45167 at http://local.seattlemag.com New Police Hire, Soaring Travel Costs & More http://local.seattlemag.com/article/new-police-hire-soaring-travel-costs-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> Alene Bouranova </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/waferry.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=85787">waferry.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Taking the ferry might become even more expensive following a proposed fare increase </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>New Police Hire:</strong> The Seattle Police Department has hired community leader Habtamu Abdi as a civilain liaison between the department and the city's East African community. Abdi was chosen out of close to 300&nbsp; applicants to reconnect the department with the East African population. "I want him to foster relationships and trust within our very large East African community," said Deputy Chief Carmen Best.</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> Paul Hamilton via Flickr </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/debate-over-pretty-lake-snoqualmie-pass-whos-right">The Debate over a Pretty Lake on Snoqualmie Pass. Who&#039;s Right?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/affordable-seattle-whats-all-change-doing-our-city">Affordable Seattle: What&#039;s all This Change Doing to our City?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-sea-lions-ferry-troubles-more-news">&#039;Seattle Sea Lions,&#039; Ferry Troubles &amp; More News </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/new-police-hire-soaring-travel-costs-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:05:23 +0000 alene.bouranova 45161 at http://local.seattlemag.com Instagram Inspiration: Our Weekly Top 5 http://local.seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5-5 <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> Cassady Coulter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> These photos will make you want to get out there and explore 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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/instagram-roundup-6-19-2015.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=70213">instagram-roundup-6-19-2015.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This week, the mountains are calling. We're celebrating the northwest beauty that surrounds us, from the jagged peaks to the lush forests. We're inspired by the stunning natural features that abound in this region from the rugged coastline all the way north into beautiful British Columbia.</p> <p>1. Andrew Anderson: <a href="https://instagram.com/aanderssen/" target="_blank">@aanderssen</a><br><img width="619" height="405" src="/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/newfiles/aanderssen_resized.png"></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-our-weekly-top-5-3">Instagram Inspiration: Our Weekly Top 5</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5-4">Instagram Inspiration: Our Weekly Top 5</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5">Instagram Inspiration: Our Weekly Top 5</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:48:30 +0000 cassady.coulter 45160 at http://local.seattlemag.com When Your Backpack Goes Missing in Morocco http://local.seattlemag.com/article/when-your-backpack-goes-missing-morocco <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-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vendela Vida talks about her new novel, The Diver&#039;s Clothes Lie Empty </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/vendelavidabyannabelmehran.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30062">vendelavidabyannabelmehran.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Author Vendela Vida. Photograph by Annabel Mehran </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A founding editor of <em>The Believer</em> magazine, San Francisco-based writer Vendela Vida is also known for writing entrancing novels, such as <em>The Lovers</em> and <em>Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name</em>. Her latest, <em>The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty</em>, centers on a young divorcee who travels alone to Morocco, where immediately upon arrival her bag is stolen—along with all her identification.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/when-your-backpack-goes-missing-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Literature Arts & Entertainment Arts & Culture Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:33:20 +0000 brangien.davis 45159 at http://local.seattlemag.com What to do When You’re Not Watching the U.S. Open http://local.seattlemag.com/article/what-do-when-you-re-not-watching-us-open <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> Cassady Coulter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Events around the Puget Sound region for when you have to leave the course </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/chambersbay.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=70737">chambersbay.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chambers Bay Golf Course, the site of the 2015 U.S. Open </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The U.S. Open golf tournament tees off on Wednesday, and there’s plenty of excitement brewing all across the Puget Sound region. From Seattle to Olympia, there will be tons of events (think pub crawls, collector’s cars, bikes and boozy kayak trips) to keep you busy while you’re not watching your favorite golfers sink putts on the Chambers Bay green.</p> <p><strong>South Sound Craft Crawl </strong></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/atomictaco/17998597488/in/photolist-tqtvYm-sL4t9A-tquiRf-tqC4ke-996aJw-996bdU-qg6Bj6-gVdfQn-gVbiT2-pYGKtd-dZD9ab-4PTtbG-gVbSVn-dFCKZ-dboXKV-aFiqkR-aFndXd-dbp8XA-nSqaMQ-dboB1q-9HtdjT-9HtdFn-oie6g4-dC6msd-8F1kwP-rrqZmq-neJV7P-dYtAmP-2Y8yLH-phFdgu-oFEqjC-pXdUD8-rztF3Q-opctpH-pX97Pm-sT4TwA-c5xquQ-sdE5Xo-sdDTey-oFEs5b-pX6Zg6-2Y8z3D-2Y8yUx-dYtAgr-dYzi83-jefua-6cBh7j-dUfmPy-dU9Kik-neK9G5" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Atomic Taco via Flickr </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/4-must-play-seattle-miniature-golf-courses">4 Must-Play Seattle Miniature Golf Courses</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/10-things-we-love-about-seattle-summers">10 Things We Love About Seattle Summers</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/30-perfect-summer-nights-seattle">30 Perfect Summer Nights in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/what-do-when-you-re-not-watching-us-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:36:35 +0000 cassady.coulter 45150 at http://local.seattlemag.com The Must List: WA Brewers Festival, Father's Day Festivities http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-wa-brewers-festival-fathers-day-festivities <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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/0514hollywoodtavern.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=85210">0514hollywoodtavern.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Woodinville&#039;s Hollywood Tavern is one of many places offering up Father&#039;s Day fun </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Drink<br><a href="http://www.washingtonbeer.com" target="_blank">Fill Up a Glass at the Washington Brewers Festival </a></strong><br>(6/19 to 6/21, times vary) Spend Father's Day weekend tasting 350 beers from 100 Washington state brewers when Marymoor Park hosts the 10th annual Washington Brewers Festival.</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> Alexander Crook </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/affordable-seattle-whats-all-change-doing-our-city">Affordable Seattle: What&#039;s all This Change Doing to our City?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-sarah-adlers-rhubarb-sage-syrup">Recipe of the Week: Sarah Adler&#039;s Rhubarb-Sage Syrup </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/how-experience-tofino-vancouver-island-bc-queen">How to Experience Tofino on Vancouver Island, B.C., Like a Queen </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-wa-brewers-festival-fathers-day-festivities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:10:17 +0000 lauren.mang 45144 at http://local.seattlemag.com