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Earth Day 5k, Crazy Food at Radiator Whiskey and Other Weekend Musts

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Part of the route at Seattle mag's Earth Day 5k

Earth Day 5K

Saturday (4/20) — Seattle magazine’s first ever 5k run/walk follows a gorgeous route that wends through the Olympic Sculpture Park and skirts Elliott Bay along the Myrtle Edwards Park bike trail. A portion of each registration goes to the Green Seattle Partnership, a nonprofit working to restore our urban forests and parks. An eco-friendly beer garden at Bell Harbor will reward both participants and spectators at the finish line. Read more »


3 Organic Cocktails for Earth Day

A.J. Rathbun
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The Purple Basil Gimlet

April 22 is Earth Day, and while I strongly suggest you do some earth-friendly activities and think about ways to better help out the planet in the following year on that day, I also think it’s a nice idea to raise a cocktail or two in honor of the day – and the earth. When hosting said cocktails, go organic to keep in the spirit of things. Read more »

Fundraiser for Boston Bombing Victims Celebrates Sports and Solidarity in Belltown

Wear your Boston gear at Spitfire Grill tonight

A local man is hosting a fundraiser tonight (April 18; 4-11 p.m.) at Spitfire to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. David LeClair describes himself as "a Boston native living in Seattle. He grew up with Krystle Campbell, who was killed in the explosion"

Details below are from the Facebook event page: Read more »


The New Macklemore Video is Here

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The latest music video from Seattle hip hop sensations Macklemore and Ryan Lewis is out. Call of the Wild, intercepted by James Bond, meets The Goonies and an obligatory rooftop party. It's as fun as it is totally insane. Also, the mystery of the black American flag spotted on the Space Needle is solved. Read more »


Knute's News: Cities Battle Over Big Data, and $1 Million Bounty Set for Bigfoot


See a New Take on Kafka, Shop Designer Leather and Other Weekend Musts

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See Kafka's 'The Trial' at Inscape

Kafka’s The Trial

Ongoing (4/5–4/28) — New Century Theatre Company is staging an appropriately claustrophobic new take on Kafka’s classic, The Trial, housed (also appropriately) in Seattle’s former INS building. Audience members are categorized and “processed” as they enter, and sit in a “jury box” to watch the unsettling proceedings. Starring veteran Seattle actors Darragh Keenan and Amy Thone, the play’s spookiest aspect is its modern day relevancy. Read more »


Cocktail Recipe: Summer in Madagascar

A.J. Rathbun
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Balance out the gray-sky blahs with a summery cocktail.

I know the springtime refrain as well as you: April showers bring May flowers. But the April gloomy skies make it hard to stay chipper, even if May blooms are imminent. Read more »

Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' to Open SIFF 2013

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Fran Kranz in Joss Whedon’s 'Much Ado About Nothing'

There will be much ado, indeed, at SIFF (Seattle International Film Festival) this year. The festival opens with Joss Whedon's take on Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, starring Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, and Clark Gregg. The film was shot in twelve days, uses the original text and apparently was edited on a laptop while Whedon was still in production for The Avengers. It also marks Whedon's debut as a composer, according to the press release. Read more »


News and Marginalia: Twin Peaks is Back


Bloedel Reserve's Plant Sale, Edible Book Fest and Other Weekend Musts

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G. Valmont Thomas gives a stunning performance in 'Master Harold...and the boys' at West of Lenin

Master Harold...and the boys

Ongoing (thru 4/21) — Apartheid, class issues and ballroom dancing blend in South African playwright Athol Fugard’s acclaimed Broadway drama. Longtime local theater fans will be thrilled to learn that this contemporary take is directed by Burke Walker, founding artistic director of the dearly departed Empty Space Theatre, and stars another Seattle theater vet, G. Valmont Thomas, whose performance is so good, he may just break your heart. Read more »


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