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A theater festival with a sense of urgency

Hana Lass in a scene from "14/48," summer 2009

There's something enormously satisfying about "14/48," also known as the world's quickest theater festival. It's certainly creative and energetc. But that can be said about many arts endeavors around town. What makes "14/48" so wonderfully distinctive is its unbridled sense of urgency. Unlike most theater, which requires the gestation period of a small glacier, "14/18" creates 14 plays -- many of them quite good -- and some kickass music (with a live band) in the span of 48 hours. Read more »


Fashion + Style Friday: Seattle's best weekend sales

Shop the racks at sweet little Velouria in Ballard

I have a list of great sales going on this weekend, but first up, I wanted to introduce you to a couple of very lovely ladies to join the local blogging scene.

Ali Brownrigg, whom I adore sitting with at fashions shows, has started her own ode to Portland and Seattle over at Porttle. Covering both local fashion scenes, as well as can’t miss restaurants and hotels in each city, pop by for Brownrigg’s savvy sale advice, jewelry finds and all-around good eye for style! Read more »


Kirkland Arts Center opens new video installation by artists Alison Brady and Sarah Knobel

Over Again
A still from Over Again, by Alison Brady and Sarah Knobel

The Kirkland Arts Center just launched a spooky-cool show by two up-and-coming East Coast artists. Alison Brady, from Washington, DC, is known for her hyper-real (and hyper-creepy) photographs. Sarah Knobel, from NYC, has made a splash with her surreal self-portraits (via photos and videos). Read more »

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Smoked Salmon Reuben with Melted Havarti

best comfort-food sandwich ever

(Jane loses her gloves)
Hands down the best comfort-food sandwich ever.  The sauerkraut works magic.  Use 100% rye if you're going wheat-free.  Pair this with Tomato Basil Soup.  Mmm-good.  Printable recipe here. Read more »


Our Picks for Where to Eat, Shop and Entertain Yourself This Week

Capito Hill's La Bete has an impressive menu with artful touches to spare.

Must Tune-in
ArtZone with Brangien Davis
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