Scoop Blog Archive / January 2010

Raindrop Retreat

Even without the swimming, boating, hiking and sunshine, San Juan Island is a pretty darn nice place to be in the wintertime. Cozying up to the gas fireplace in a lakeside log cabin at Lakedale Resort, doing a puzzle and reading a book, sipping on a glass of locally crafted San Juan Vineyards wine. Who could mind a little rain? Maybe later I'll go for a hike. Or not. If only I could stay here forever...

Only four more chances to see Electra!

Seattle actress and writer Marya Sea Kaminsky steals the show with her moving (and rocking, roiling, spitting, moaning, shaking) portrayal of Electra, a woman imprisoned by her own mourning and hunger for vengeance. She is riveting. But there's lots more to like in this production--notably Sheila Daniels' clever directorial touches, including her nods to modernity...which I think falls under the category of spoilers. Read more »

Fashion & Style: In the Closet at La Ree

We've had it with any color being the new black, but if you're into wearing neutrals this winter, Joan Kelly has the scoop on how to wear gray. Read more »

Cupcake Royale

Cupcake Royale's lovingly lethal Valentine's Day treat, the Deathcake Royale ($6.65) returns tomorrow. Made with Theo Chocolate, Stumptown espresso ganache and sinfully good chocolate cake, this deadly concoction (which weighs about a thousand pounds) is the perfect sinful gift for your sweetie (or yourself!). Read more »

The Weekly Must List: January 28 - February 3

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