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Questions for a National Geographic Underwater Photographer

For thirty years, Brian Skerry has explored the planet’s oceans, publishing his findings frequently in National Geographic. He's captured some of the most fascinating creatures under water, including whales the size of metro buses, Leatherback sea turtles and Tiger sharks. But his work has also led him to witness devastating problems like overfishing and marine degradation from pollution. In January, Skerry arrives in Seattle to present Ocean Soul, the first in the five-part lecture series National Geographic Live. Read more »

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Seattle World’s Fair is Cool Again (Thanks to Café Nordo)

Visiting the Space Needle was not on the top of my “must list” when I moved to Seattle six years ago.

To be honest, it seemed like one of the city's miscalculated impulseslike getting a lower back tattoo or a car phone.

Maybe that's because my vision of future worlds is more fired up by the likes of Back to the Future or Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure than that of the Jetsons. Read more »

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An Exclusive Musical Tribute to the Viaduct

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Our offices are right next to Phase 1 of the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition, so we've had a front row seat to all the machines pick-pick-picking away at the doomed highway. In a surge of nostalgia for the concrete disaster-waiting-to-happen, I wrote a little song about the Viaduct. My husband Daniel Spils, a music producer, added a bunch of layers to fill it out. Then our friend (and musician and animator) David Nixon added video. And "O, Viaduct" was born. Hold hands and sing along, everybody! Read more »

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Queen of Norway Opens in Ballard Next Month

In our November issue, we named restaurateurs and nightlife empresarios (Po Dog, Grim's, The Social) Laura Olson and Chris Pardo to our list of Most Influential Seattleites. Read more »

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The Must List: Visqueen's Last Show, Holiday Shopping and...Skiing?

MUST SHRED...MAYBE?
Ski Season Kicks Off at Mt. Baker Read more »

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