Saturday, 06/16/2012 11:06 PM
Seattleites are nothing if not socially aware, but it can still be difficult for us to fully grasp the grave problems facing people who live a world away. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hopes to help bridge that gap with its new visitor center, located on the organizational campus near Seattle Center.
Saturday, 06/16/2012 11:36 PM
Flip-flop days are upon us, but soon enough, it will be time to lace up those runners again. Need help getting your tot trained to tie his own shoes? Leave it to the professionals by attending a free shoe-tying lesson in the Nordstrom kids shoe department. Offered once a month at all locations, typically on the third Saturday, the one-hour classes teach the skill via a clever poem about making tents and mountains, and lots of practice on an oversized shoe from the men’s department.
Saturday, 06/16/2012 11:38 PM
WHERE: Quilcene, Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula.
Saturday, 06/16/2012 12:29 AM
Forget images of Lassie devotedly tugging Timmy out of an abandoned well. The iconic Seattle dog lover is a single lass who loves her pooches so much they share lattes at Starbucks. I stumbled upon this ritual a few years ago at Alki Beach, where I first watched a dog owner share her warm coffee drink with two fawning canines. She sipped from the cup, then let her dogs lap sloppily from it, then she sipped from it again. Sip, slurp, repeat. It was more than enough to alarm Rick Santorum about the slippery slope of French kissing other species.
Saturday, 06/16/2012 12:53 AM
Don’t go to a Harold Pinter play hoping for a happy ending. The British playwright, who produced work throughout the second half of the 20th century and won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Literature, wasn’t much interested in tidy resolutions. “Elegant bows are not tied up around the gift box of a Pinter play,” writes local actor, playwright and Pinter fan Frank Corrado on his website,
Friday, 06/15/2012 7:22 PM
Arts and culture editor Brangien Davis recommends Maria Semple's new book (along with two others from local authors) in the June issue of Seattle mag. This funny trailer, featuring local book nerds (and Tom Skerritt), is just another good reason to put Where'd You Go, Bernadette? on your summer reading list.
Thursday, 06/14/2012 12:32 AM
MUST SEEYour Sister’s Sister
Tuesday, 06/12/2012 10:12 PM
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Thursday, 06/07/2012 8:03 PM
MUST TASTE5 Delicious BLT SandwichesAching for some bacon? Try our five favorite local takes on the classic sandwich, all of which add an extra special something, such as pork belly, fresh baked bread from Macina and even a soft-boiled egg.MUST TIME TRAVELSafety Not Guaranteed
Thursday, 06/07/2012 5:49 PM
With summer just around the corner, we've got a host of fun things to do, see, and hear around the city to get you in the mood. On our radar: a show with hundreds of games, a carnival with all kinds of entertainment, a celebration along the waterfront, an adventure in the wetlands, a hydroplane kick-off event, and a fun activity with bugs. Plus, go bananas with some of our fav monkeys. That’s right! Recess Monkey is playing this month’s Kids Cove Concert!
Tuesday, 06/05/2012 4:15 PM
Tonight in Seattle, editor at large Knute Berger offers the first in a series of Century 21-related lectures sponsored by Historic Seattle. The talk is titled "From Bobo to the Bubbleator: Seattle Social and Cultural Context in ’62."
Saturday, 06/02/2012 12:53 AM
Via Nancy Guppy from Seattle Channel's Art Zone: Two of the people that died in the tragic shootings on May 30th were musicians Drew Keriakedes and Joe Albanese who performed with Circus Contraption. As we collectively grieve this devastating loss, Art Zone host Nancy Guppy shares a wonderful musical moment with Circus Contraption performing in the AZ studio in 2009.
Thursday, 05/31/2012 9:28 PM
MUST CHEERSounders Women Home OpenerThursday (5/31) -  There’s another Sounders team in town that deserves your “scarves-up!” attention: the Sounders Women. After generating off-season buzz by signing national team player (and former Husky star) Hope Solo, the women kick off the home opener against the Colorado Rush tonight. Say it with us: Gooooal! p.s. If you miss home opener, check out one of the many home games in June.
Thursday, 05/31/2012 8:37 PM
Regarded as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the nation, Seattle’s love of all things two-wheeled runs deep and wide (like a sharrow). In our city, spirited battles rage over street access, cyclists’ rights and how best to keep pedalers safe, as our streets teem with their growing numbers. Bicycles get us around, but they also define us, refine us and give us a visceral sense of community, whether we’re bike commuters or baby haulers, messengers or mud fanatics—or weekend warriors taking in the sheer joy of a sunny-day spin along the Burke-Gilman Trail.
Thursday, 05/31/2012 3:45 PM
Ready your jumbo-size shopping carts, Washington State's new liquor privatization law goes into effect on Friday, June 1; and local stores aren't wasting any time preparing their displays. Looking for a unique recipe to celebrate (or commiserate over) this watershed cultural shift? Regular Seattle mag contributor and spirits expert A.J. Rathbun has excellent recipes for after-dinner and before-dinner cocktails, all on the Seattle mag blog.