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Meet Seattle Busker Gregory James Blanke

Seattle mag editorial assistant Patrick Hutchison and local musician Matt Badger, of Ravenna Woods, team up to explore Seattle's street music scene, recording the stories and songs that help compose our city’s soundtrack. The fourth in a five-part series:


While you read, listen to this live performance of “Living Waters”, an original piece by Gregory James Blanke.  Recording taken at 5th Ave & Pike, Downtown Seattle transit tunnel entrance on September 21, 2011.

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The Must List: A Symphony Worth Rioting For and Other Things To Do This Weekend

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The Picture Gets Bigger at Henry and Oscar's

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Cody Bay

“I’m bringing back the two-martini lunch.”

So says Mark Stern, founder of the Big Picture movie theater, of his new venture, Henry and Oscar’s. He’s harkening back to a time when men were men, women were women, and going out meant a big steak, high heels and the owner of your favorite establishment might have been named Vinnie and nicknamed “Knuckles.” Read more »

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Sneak Peek: One of Seattle mag's Most Influential Wins a Genius Award

Shwetak Patel as shot for a feature in Seattle Biz

Hard at work on our November issue, we were putting the polishing touches on our annual "Most Influential People" list yesterday when we got the news that one of our picks, UW computer science professor Shwetak Patel, had just been named a 2011 MacArthur Fellow and awarded a $500,000 "Genius Award."

Influential, indeed. Read more »

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Red Tricycle Recommends: 8 Hidden Parks in Queen Anne

Everyone knows about the bigger, popular parks in Seattle’s family-friendly Queen Anne neighborhood, but we've found some hidden kid-friendly gems that are worth exploring. Next time you’re in Queen Anne, add one of these eight Queen Anne parks to your must-visit list! Read more »

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New Distillery Coming to SoDo

Ian MacNeil, local entrepreneur and glass art champion recently moved to Dallas. But that has not cancelled his plans to open a new business in SoDo, just a block or so away from Safeco field. Using a handmade copper still from Germany, he plans to produce artisan scotch, gin and vodkas at this craft distillery he’s calling Lachselian Wine & Spirits. Read more »

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UPDATE: Neighborhood Farmers Markets Extend Season!

It's tomato time!

It was a miserably cool, long, neverending, agonizing spring. We've all recovered; those few weeks of 80 degrees were especially appreciated by kids and sprinklers alike, not to mention those of us itching to jump into Lake Washington some time in 2011.

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Meet Seattle Busker Annie Burt

Seattle mag editorial assistant Patrick Hutchison and local musician Matt Badger, of Ravenna Woods, team up to explore Seattle's street music scene, recording the stories and songs that help compose our city’s soundtrack. The third in a five-part series: Read more »

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Seattle's SuttonBeresCuller Sources New Performance Event from Craigslist

A wise man once said, "You can find anything on Craigslist." Seattle installation artists SuttonBeresCuller took that man at his word for "To Be Determined," their current show at On the Boards.

The artists used Craigslist to source all the materials for the event, from the sculptural installations--which include an impressively huge globe made of yard-sale-style junk and an equally eye-catching model plane--to the performances. Read more »

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Fashion + Style Friday: Fashion First Recap and The Vintage Angel’s $15 Boot Sale

Our fashion-filled September continued last night with the 8th annual Fashion First at the Showbox SoDo, a rollickin’ fashion show fundraiser for Rise n’ Shine. Read more »

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