Scoop Blog Archive / February 2013

CFDA and W Seattle: A Passion for Fashion

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Back in September 2012 during New York Fashion Week, W Hotels announced a partnership with the CFDA {FASHION INCUBATOR}, the newest program from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, which fosters designers and helps them grow their business. W Hotels are helping to do this by providing access to markets outside of New York City, via their network of hotels. Read more »


Giving Back to Our Neighborhoods: Seattle Magazine’s Community Involvement Program

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As you might discern from our latest issue, the editors at Seattle magazine are smitten with this city’s neighborhoods.

Whether they’re near or far, cool or quiet, we can’t get enough of the shops, restaurants, parks and public spaces that make each of Seattle’s signature boroughs so livable. Read more »


Local Actor Steals the Show on RuPaul's Drag Race

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Jinkx Monsoon impersonates "Little Edie" on RuPaul's Drag Race

Local actor and drag performer Jerick Hoffer, a.k.a. Jinkx Monsoon, took the cake on RuPaul's Drag Race this week with a delightful impression of Little Edie, one half of the eccentric duo introduced to the world in the documentary Grey Gardens (see the stage version in Seattle this spring). Read more »


Seattle Magazine's Spring Arts Preview: Live!

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Seattle actresses Patti Cohenour (left) and Suzy Hunt star in 'Grey Gardens' at ACT Theatre, which is one of Brangien Davis' must-sees this spring

Watch our own arts & culture editor Brangien Davis make another pro appearance on the Seattle Channel's Art Zone. Davis spoke with Nancy Guppy about the best shows to see in Seattle this spring, starting with those that embrace the art of nudity. Hooray! Pick up a copy of the March issue (or download one!) for the complete list of Brangien's picks.

Kidical Mass Spokepeople Ride: Sundays are Special at the Library

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Ride through town with your tykes and check out libraries, big and tiny

If Seattle parents were asked to describe the most impossibly perfect springtime activity for their children, they might use some of these words: outside, safe, active, fun, affordable. Well, throw in “educational” and Spokespeople, a local organization with a knack for urban bicycling and sustainability, has got just the thing. Read more »