Scoop Blog Archive / March 2010

The Weekly Must List: 1 - 7, 2010

Must Listen
A Prairie Home Companion
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Nature Photog Lee Mann Regales Fans

The North Casacdes Insitute last weekend kicked off its Sourdough Speaker Series with an enchanting talk by one of the best known landscape photographers of the Pacific NW, Lee Mann. Growing up on a rural third-generation stump ranch in the Skagit Valley, Mann was felling trees and trapping his supper by his teen years. Read more »

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Fashion & Style Friday: Swinging by Velouria

One of my favorite boutiques, Ballard’s Velouria, opened a sister store on Capitol Hill in December. The airy, light-filled space is ideal for showcasing local designers such as Deco Modiste and Lekkerlife (both lines currently offer color-saturated dresses that are perfect for special occasions, $120-$148). The new store also carries men’s and children’s clothing - a first for Velouria. The Seattle-based designer, Michael Cepress, creates men’s neckwear ranging from bow ties ($68) to full-length skinny or wide ties ($45-$70). Read more »

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Weekly Must List: March 25-31

Must See
Amy O’Neal and Ellie Sandstrom
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Matt Dillon's The Corson Building Classes

If you are one of the thousands of fans of Chef Matt Dillon, The Corson Building restaurant and the small urban farm that encircles it, here’s a chance to learn how Dillon does it, based on the garden’s natural seasons. A seven-month gardening and cooking series with Dillon and organic Master Gardener and NPR personality Willi Galloway starts April 14 at the restaurant.

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