Culture Blogs

Monday, 06/03/2013 8:55 PM
One of the key challenges in debating gun safety is a lack of concrete information on the impacts and causes of gun violence, driven, in large part, by a nearly two-decades-long ban on funding Centers for Disease Control research into the topic. As a result, the conversation often turns anecdotal and ideological, and leads to serious misconceptions including scapegoating mentally ill people as more likely to be violent than the rest of the population, a belief Stacey Schultz
Thursday, 05/30/2013 9:04 PM
MUST CHEERSeattle Storm Season Opener
Tuesday, 05/28/2013 10:59 PM
Thursday, 05/23/2013 10:56 PM
Mary-Claire King
Back in January, we wrote a story about Dr. Mary-Claire King, the pioneering Seattle geneticist who discovered the breast cancer gene, a groundbreaking finding that garnered some serious Hollywood attention. King is the subject of the new movie, Decoding Annie Parker, a Steven Bernstein film starring actress Helen Hunt as King and Samantha Morton as cancer-stricken Annie Parker.
Thursday, 05/23/2013 5:35 PM
Must DrinkRevelry on Red MountainHead east for a wine-drinking adventure at the Col Solare Winery atop Red Mountain. This fifth annual tasting event will feature the latest wine releases from 24 Washington winemakers, plus bites and spectacular panoramic views of the valley below the winery.
Thursday, 05/16/2013 8:46 PM
SIFF 2013
Must SupportDrink for a Good CauseThrough May 31 — Several local restaurants, including Elliott’s Oyster House, Ray’s Boathouse, Ivar’s, Toulouse Petit and Ba Bar, have partnered with broVo Spirits to serve up classic cocktails throughout May in honor of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. A portion of the proceeds for each cocktail ordered goes to the Kathi Goertzen Foundation, the organization created to help raise research funds for brain cancer cures and patient support.
Monday, 05/13/2013 4:52 PM
Friday, 05/10/2013 11:15 PM
Friday, 05/10/2013 10:48 PM
Wednesday, 05/08/2013 9:09 PM
SAM Gallery rent local art
MUST SEESAM Gallery “Artists’ Choice” OpeningIn celebration of its 40th year playing art matchmaker to its host of art lovers who, for whatever reason, just can’t seem to commit, Seattle Art Museum’s rental and sales outpost SAM Gallery is unveiling Artists Choice. The show will feature a vibrant mix of work by several up-and-coming artists. 5/9, 5-7 p.m. SAM Gallery: Art Sales and Rentals, 1220 Third Ave.; 206.343.1101; seattleartmuseum.org.  
Wednesday, 05/08/2013 7:53 PM
Out magazine feature, Macklemore
Props to our staff photographer Hayley Young for her latest work in the new issue of Out magazine.
Monday, 05/06/2013 5:09 PM
Seattle Supersonics
[View the story "Knute's News 05/06/2013" on Storify]
Friday, 05/03/2013 6:04 PM
Monday, 04/29/2013 4:28 PM
[View the story "What Knute's Reading: April 29, 2013" on Storify]