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Le Gourmand Will Put Off Closing

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Cody Bay

After announcing in February that it would be closing up shop on June 2nd, Ballard's beloved bastion of fine French-Northwest dining is going to be with us a short while longer. Read more »

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Kyle Abraham, World's Fair's 50th Anniversary and Earth Day

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Kyle Abraham: Live! The Realest MC
Opens Thursday (4/19-4/22) - Puppet fever is in the air. As Spectrum Dance Theater concludes its final weekend of the stunning adult puppet drama Petruchska, emerging contemporary NYC dance star Kyle Abraham presents a new piece co-commissioned by Seattle’s On the Boards—in which he explores gender roles, hip hop celebrity and Pinocchio’s classic quest to become a “real boy.” Read more »

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Three New Locally-made Spirits

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A.J. Rathbun

In the April issue of Seattle magazine, I shake up five new (to me) local spirits.

But they aren’t the only new local liquors or liqueurs in town. One of the offshoots of our local distillery explosion (which I detailed in another article) is the growing number of fresh offerings from our expanding crop of Washington State distillers. Consider the three spirits listed below to be three more reasons why our state is becoming a center of cocktail culture. Read more »

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Discover Local Writers at the Off Hours Reading Series

Stop by Sole Repair in Capitol Hill (1001 East Pike St., solerepairshop.com) for the Off Hours reading series, featuring among others, former Rocket editor Charles Cross and Open Books co-owner Christine Deavel. Doors open at 7:30pm, which gives you plenty of time to order a specialty cocktail (always named after one of the readers) before the show starts at 8pm. Admission is $5 at the door and the atmosphere is usually lively.

A complete lineup from the Off Hours newsletter after the jump:

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