Scoop Blog Archive / September 2012

7 Lessons Learned at Intiman this Summer

The Intiman Theatre company on the set designed for "Romeo and Juliet"

After closing a successful, inaugural theater festival at Intiman, artistic director Andrew Russell reflects on a whirlwind year. Read more »

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Cocktails for Beginners: Because You Never Forget the First Time

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A.J. Rathbun

Okay, say you have this "friend." And that "friend" is just insistent about not trying any drinks made with a particular spirit. They’re bound to say “I just don’t like drinks with gin” or whiskey, etc. Perhaps they had one bad experience when they were 17when they shouldn’t have been drinkingand have never dared to revisit that particular spirit since. Well, I’m here to help. Read more »

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Dress Up, Try a Pretzel Cone, Walk Beacon Hill's Art Trail and More Weekend Musts

Designer Francisco Costa poses for one of Fashion Night Out's international ad campaigns

MUST SHOP
Fashion's Night Out
Thursday (9/6) — Now in its fourth year, the Vogue-led celebration of fall shopping in Seattle has installments all over our fair city and the Eastside, so much so in fact, it’s nigh impossible to hit everything. Check out fashion & lifestyle editor Kate Calamusa’s picks for the must-see fashion shows (including one featuring a Seattle mag Seamless in Seattle star); and the must-grab deals.
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Your Guide to the Best of Fashion’s Night Out

Get thee to the Braven for Fashion's Night Out

Oh my, how Fashion’s Night Out has spread across the Puget Sound: Now in its fourth year, the Vogue-led celebration of fall shopping has installments all over our fair city and the Eastside, so much so in fact, it’s nigh impossible to hit everything in an evening. But if you are primed for the challenge, we’ve got the best bets for tomorrow night. Grab your gals, get dressed up and point your GPS to one of these locations:

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If You Eat One More Ice Cream Cone This Summer, Eat This One

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Cody Bay
The pretzel cone with Bluebird's salted caramel ice cream at Sweet Mickey's in Ballard

So, Labor Day happened. I guess that means summer is unofficially over, but I'm not buying it yet. And according to a pretty inspiring weather forecast for the rest of this week, neither is the sun. For those of you who aren't quite satisfied with the amount of summer you got over the last three months, the reminder that the official end of the season doesn't come until September 21st should be a welcome one. Clearly, what this all means is that a) the sun is still out, and b) you should eat more ice cream. Read more »

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