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RedTri: Laura Veirs on Kids, Music and Mexican Quiche

Acclaimed indie artist Laura Veirs is back with a much-lauded album Tumble Bee: Laura Veirs Sings Folk Songs for Children (released November 8). Recorded by Grammy-nominated producer (and husband) Tucker Martine in their home in Portland, Oregon, it covers a wide range of American folk songs and features amazing guest artists, many of who are parents and who live in Portland. Read more »


The Must List: Fresh Shellfish, Cozy Faux Fur and Hardboiled Mystery

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King 5: Simulated Skydiving Honors Veterans

[Editor's note: a touching tribute to local veterans, plus a great visual complement to our September coverage of the iFly Vertical Wind Tunnel.]

 

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Teatro Zinzanni Sends in the Clowns

It’s not easy being a clown.

Not the kind with frizzy hair and embarrassingly big feet. I mean that certain breed of performer that doesn’t hold as much clout in the world as it used to—the kind you may remember from Sylvain Chomet’s heartbreaking animated film The Illusionist. Read more »


Tales from the Social Scene: A Lavish Evening with Mario Batali

By: 
Ernie Pino

I’ve been covering Seattle magazine’s society page, Flash+Talk, for over twelve years and clearly this distinction offers me some sweet perks.

Still, when publisher, John Kueber, and editorial director, Rachel Hart, recently asked if I was available to attend An Intimate Evening with Mario Batali, organized by the Seattle Art Museum Supporters (SAMS), they had my absolute attention.

I wasn’t just being tossed a bone, this was a $1000 a-person, Fred Flintstone-sized stegosaurus rib. Read more »


Horses Help Rehabilitate Soldiers Returning From War

[Editor's note: Another positive activity for local veterans and soldiers to add to the list of those we covered in our November feature story on alternative coping methods for PTSD.] Read more »


RedTri: A Perfect Day at the Serpentarium

If the idea of holding ten of the most venomous snakes* in the world makes your kid do somersaults, then it is imperative you head out to the Serpentarium in Monroe. Inside this unassuming warehouse sits one of the most colorful collections of reptiles, spiders and crocodiles on the West Coast. Read more »


Spotlight Artists in the Spotlight This Weekend

Two of our 2011 Spotlight Award winners (plus one from 2008) are involved in interesting projects this weekend.

Bonus: both events are free. Read more »


The Must List: A Flight Back to 1962, Great Outdoor Gear and Muppets Galore

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Don your tutu, develop a deranged doppelgänger and sprout unwanted epidermal plumage—the famous “Black Swan” dance from Swan Lake is taking flight, along with several other besotted ballet masterpieces, in Love Stories at Pacific Northwest Ballet. Read the rest of our preview from the November issue.
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Occupy Seattle Protests Ramp Up

6 arrested and pepper spray deployed in Occupy Seattle protests

Bottles were thrown and more pepper spray was deployed Wednesday night as Seattle police and Occupy Seattle protesters clashed outside the downtown Sheraton Hotel. view full article

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