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Ted Danson Talks About the Health of the Oceans with Grist's Chip Giller

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Maria Dolan
Chip and Ted's Excellent Adventure: Ted Danson and Chip Giller at Town Hall last week.

Perched on a red chair at pseudo-Mafioso bar Vito’s on First Hill last week, giraffe-legged, rock-jawed Ted Danson presented me with an environmental riddle: He does not surf. Or dive. Or even go sailing, unless someone he likes insists on it. Yet he spends most of his time on the water.
 
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Preview: Nick Cave's Soundsuits Fill SAM with Exquisite Color, Craft and Curiosity

Crocheted potholders, vintage tin tops, stripey wool sweaters, pipe cleaners, sequins, hooked rugs, porcelain birds, god's eyes, Beanie Babies, synthetic hair, candy wrapper chains, unfurled cassette tapes and a million white pearl buttons. Read more »


Managing Director FAIL: Intiman Theatre in dire straits thanks to former managing director's financial blunders

Playboy of the Western World starring Daniel Breaker
Daniel Breaker will star in "Playboy of the Western World" at Intiman Theatre--unless the theatre closes for financial reasons

Seattle’s beloved Intiman Theatre has announced an urgent fundraising campaign, thanks to severe financial mismanagement by former managing director Brian Colburn (who resigned suddenly in November citing personal reasons). According to Intiman Board president Kim Anderson, “Unless we are able to raise $500,000 by the end of March, an additional $250,000 by June, and $250,000 by September, we cannot continue.”

The press release includes tthe following summary of the errors leading to the emergency situation: Read more »


Portland Dance Company "Teeth" Wins the A.W.A.R.D. Show on On the Boards!

Teeth

The competition was fierce last night at the finale of On the Boards' AWARD show. Read more »


Four Seattle-made films screening at Sundance Film Festival January 20–30

The Off Hours
A still from The Off Hours, written and directed by Megan Griffiths

It's time once again for the Sundance Film Festival, that sparkly weekend when Park City, Utah, is overrun with Hollywood hopefuls.

Amid the many allegedly independent films (which nonetheless have mega-budgets and studio support) are some realio-trulio independent films that were made right here in Washington state. 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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