Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fculture/comment/reply/27802 en Upscaling Seattle: Our Once Middle-Class City Has Shifted http://www.seattlemag.com/article/upscaling-seattle-our-once-middle-class-city-has-shifted <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From gourmet coffee bars to destination retail, Seattle is skewing high end </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/commentary/seattlenordstrom.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=69714">seattlenordstrom.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em>, </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for </em>Seattle <em>Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent pundit on KUOW--takes an in-depth look at some of the highly topical and sometimes polarizing issues in our city. </em><br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Andrew Taylor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/nordstrom-completes-first-phase-renovation-mercer-bike-path-opens">Nordstrom Completes First Phase of Renovation, Mercer Bike Path Opens</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/william-shatner-wants-our-water-we-shouldnt-give-it-him">William Shatner Wants Our Water. We Shouldn&#039;t Give it to Him</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-too-white">Is Seattle Too White?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/upscaling-seattle-our-once-middle-class-city-has-shifted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Shopping Arts & Culture Tue, 05 May 2015 16:15:29 +0000 lauren.mang 44907 at http://www.seattlemag.com Chinook Fest Returns with Allen Stone in Tow http://www.seattlemag.com/article/chinook-fest-returns-allen-stone-tow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Brandon Taylor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The local music event adds second festival, merges great music with the great outdoors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/sturgill-simpson-credit-eric-miller.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=43936">sturgill-simpson-credit-eric-miller.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sturgill Simpson at Chinook Fest 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For the past three years, a grassroots music festival called <a href="http://chinookfest.com/">Chinook Fest</a> has been growing larger in a picturesque patch of forest park near Naches in central Washington.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Eric Miller </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/chinook-fest-reel-good-music-festival">Chinook Fest: A Reel Good Music Festival</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/sasquatch-2015-goes-back-basics">Sasquatch! 2015 Goes Back to the Basics</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/chinook-fest-returns-allen-stone-tow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Outdoors Arts & Entertainment Mon, 04 May 2015 21:34:17 +0000 lauren.mang 44913 at http://www.seattlemag.com Nordstrom Completes First Phase of Renovation, Mercer Bike Path Opens http://www.seattlemag.com/article/nordstrom-completes-first-phase-renovation-mercer-bike-path-opens <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/nordstromweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36352">nordstromweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nordstrom unveilied a fresh look on floors three and four of its downtown Seattle flagship, including hardscaped ceilings, new fixtures, brighter lighting and more </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Nordstrom News: </strong>We <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/nordstrom-partners-madewell-flagship-redesign-works" target="_blank">reported back in March</a> that the department store had partnered with Seattle-based global architecture firm Callison to remodel its downtown flagship.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Courtesy of Nordstrom </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/nordstrom-completes-first-phase-renovation-mercer-bike-path-opens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 04 May 2015 16:26:46 +0000 lauren.mang 44903 at http://www.seattlemag.com Stan Lee on Zombies, Spiderman and the Superhero that got Away http://www.seattlemag.com/article/stan-lee-zombies-spiderman-and-superhero-got-away <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/rachel-hart">Rachel Hart</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Our exclusive with the genius, just in time for Avengers: Age of Ultron opening weekend </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/film/stanlee1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=27861">stanlee1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stan Lee at the 2015 Emerald City Comicon </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Comic fans around the country just might spontaneously combust this weekend: Saturday, May 2, is <a href="http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/992" target="_blank"><strong>Free Comic Book Day</strong></a> and more buzzworthy, the new Marvel <em><strong>Avengers: Age of Ultron</strong></em> movie opens.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Courtesy of Emerald City Comicon </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/stan-lee-zombies-spiderman-and-superhero-got-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Arts & Entertainment Arts & Culture Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:55:02 +0000 rachel.hart 44901 at http://www.seattlemag.com Must List: May the Fourth Festivities and Seattle Opera's 'Ariadne' http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-may-fourth-festivities-and-seattle-operas-ariadne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What to do this weekend in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/ariadne.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30206">ariadne.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Andrew Garland (Harlekin) and Sarah Coburn (Zerbinetta) in Seattle Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Jedi<br><a href="http://www.empmuseum.org/calendar/events/may-the-4th-be-with-you.aspx?from=exhibit" target="_blank">May the 4th Be With You at EMP</a></strong><br>Monday (5/4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Don your finest Luke or Leia costume for a family-friendly intergalactic bash in honor of Star Wars Day, which (naturally) happens on May 4th. Expect Star Wars-themed arts and crafts, a roaming R2-D2, trivia, photo ops and Darth Vader masks. While you're there, stroll the museum's Star Wars and the Power of the Costume exhibit.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Elise Bakketun photo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/one-deadliest-days-mt-rainier-one-year-later">One of the Deadliest Days on Mt. Rainier: One Year Later</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/chophouse-row-debut-eats-aplenty">Chophouse Row to Debut with Eats Aplenty</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-restaurants-mothers-day-brunch">Best Restaurants for Mother&#039;s Day brunch</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-may-fourth-festivities-and-seattle-operas-ariadne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:11:39 +0000 lauren.mang 44900 at http://www.seattlemag.com Lady Rizo Struts her Stuff in Teatro ZinZanni's New Show http://www.seattlemag.com/article/lady-rizo-struts-her-stuff-teatro-zinzannis-new-show <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Nancy Guppy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/may-2015">May 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nancy Guppy gets behind the persona of Lady Rizo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0515guppy.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=32409">0515guppy.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chanteuse, comedienne and cabaret star Lady Rizo recently told alma mater Cornish College that she’ll know she’s truly successful when drag queens start doing impressions of her. But as a major force on the NYC singing scene and with a Grammy under her belt, Ms. Rizo (aka Amelia Zirin-Brown) has already arrived. She struts her stuff locally in <em>The Hot Spot</em>, Teatro ZinZanni’s new show (through 6/7;<a href="http://www.zinzanni.com" target="_blank"> zinzanni.com</a>). <br><br><strong>Location: </strong>El Diablo Coffee Co. on Queen Anne </p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> ERNIE SAPIRO </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/your-2015-spring-arts-guide">Your 2015 Spring Arts Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/neutral-rooms-wow-pops-color">Neutral Rooms that Wow with Pops of Color</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ginny-gilder-girl-boat">Ginny Gilder is The Girl in the Boat</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/lady-rizo-struts-her-stuff-teatro-zinzannis-new-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Theater Arts & Entertainment Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:18:44 +0000 lauren.mang 44891 at http://www.seattlemag.com One of the Deadliest Days on Mt. Rainier: One Year Later http://www.seattlemag.com/article/one-deadliest-days-mt-rainier-one-year-later <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Charlotte Austin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/may-2015">May 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Mount Rainier guide tries to put last year’s deadly accident into perspective </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/outdoors/0515mtrainier.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=26520">0515mtrainier.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An avalanche on Mount Rainier’s Liberty Ridge, where even a small chunk of falling ice can be deadly for climbers </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On a Thursday evening one year ago this May, I walked into my kitchen wearing flannel pajamas. I had just driven back to my apartment in Seattle after guiding a three-day summit bid on Mount Rainier, and I could still feel the raw bite of the wind on my face. A light flashed on my phone’s glowing screen. I assumed it would be a cheerful emoticon from a friend, but on the screen was a text from one of my fellow guides:<br><br><em>“FYI: there’s an Alpine Ascents team two days overdue on Liberty Ridge.”</em><br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> eddie sedlin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/plan-mountain-bike-trail-creating-divisions">A Plan for a Mountain Bike Trail is Creating Divisions</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/mountains-yet-climb-embracing-diversity-among-hikers">Mountains Yet to Climb: Embracing Diversity Among Hikers</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-northwest-hikes-and-walks">Best Northwest Hikes and Walks</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/one-deadliest-days-mt-rainier-one-year-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoors News & Features Arts & Culture Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:12:05 +0000 lauren.mang 44890 at http://www.seattlemag.com Infographic: It's Boating Season! http://www.seattlemag.com/article/infographic-its-boating-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine editors and Killer Infographics </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/may-2015">May 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May 1 marks the first day of boating season--time to choose the craft that suits you best </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/newfiles/mayday-seattlemag5bcarrie5d3-23-15.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/newfiles/mayday-seattlemag5bcarrie5d3-23-15.jpg" style="vertical-align: middle;" height="720" width="600"></a></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/8-seattle-restaurants-you-can-dock-your-boat">8 Seattle Restaurants You Can Dock Your Boat At</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/buying-house-consider-houseboat">Buying a House? Consider the Houseboat</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ginny-gilder-girl-boat">Ginny Gilder is The Girl in the Boat</a> </div> </div> </div> Humor Arts & Culture Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:21:23 +0000 lauren.mang 44889 at http://www.seattlemag.com Seattle Ranked 8th Most Walkable City & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-ranked-8th-most-walkable-city-more-news <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/walkingseattle.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=90611">walkingseattle.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Did you score any free coffee from</strong> Starbucks on Friday? A tech glitch that happened around 4 p.m. on Friday caused the coffee chain's point-of-sale computer systems to shut down registers at stores in the U.S. and Canada, <em>The Puget Sound Business Journal </em><a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/2015/04/tech-glitch-disrupts-starbucks-stores-reopen.html" target="_blank">reports</a>. Baristas were handing out gratis coffee drinks until stores closed. Stores opened normally on Saturday and the issue was resolved.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> brewbooks </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-ranked-8th-most-walkable-city-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:46:53 +0000 lauren.mang 44878 at http://www.seattlemag.com I-90 Illuminated by Glassybaby, Redhook Goes Retro & More News http://www.seattlemag.com/article/i-90-illuminated-glassybaby-redhook-goes-retro-more-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/0415whitelight.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=14873">0415whitelight.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On the morning of Friday, May 1, Glassybaby will illuminate I-90 end to end with Light the Bridge </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Glassybaby Launches Non-Profit, Will Illuminate 1-90.</strong> On Friday, May 1, your morning commute over I-90 may look surprisingly different. With the help of 1,500 ambassadors, Glassybaby will illuminate the I-90 (pedestrian) bridge from end to end with <a href="http://lightthebridge.glassybaby.com" target="_blank">Light the Bridge</a>, an outdoor celebration and art installation.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Photo Credit: Glassybaby </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/520-dummies-overpass-coming-down-and-other-cool-news-wsdot">520 for Dummies: This Overpass Is Coming Down! And Other Cool News from WSDOT</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/scoop/puget-sound-ocean-acidification-environmental-news-again"> Puget Sound Ocean Acidification in Environmental News Again</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/local-sister-duo-starts-seattle-living-room-shows"> A Local Sister Duo Starts Seattle Living Room Shows </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/i-90-illuminated-glassybaby-redhook-goes-retro-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arts & Culture Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:28:09 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44869 at http://www.seattlemag.com 7-Year-Old Twins Teach Mom to Play Favorite Wii Game http://www.seattlemag.com/article/7-year-old-twins-teach-mom-play-favorite-wii-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Meredith Bland </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Curious whether she&#039;d lose her mind or not, this mom takes on Skylanders: Swap Force </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/parenting/games.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=26097">games.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.pixelkin.org" target="_blank">Pixelkin.org</a>.</em></span></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Ginny </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/7-year-old-twins-teach-mom-play-favorite-wii-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Parenting Arts & Culture Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:12:20 +0000 lauren.mang 44867 at http://www.seattlemag.com Think Outside the Brunch Box this Mother's Day http://www.seattlemag.com/article/think-outside-brunch-box-mothers-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Six out-of-the-box Mother&#039;s Day activities to show mom that you really care </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/mainframe-mothers-day.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=73785">mainframe-mothers-day.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Crazy mom, kind mom, wise mom, grandmom? Happy Mother&#039;s Day! </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, so it's that time of year again where you show a little gratitude to your mom or any caring, female role model in your life for all she has done for you. I mean, raising someone like you? That's some intense labor right there. If you feel like you go through the same cycle of chocolates, flowers and greeting cards every year, you've come to the right place. We present to you activities for all kinds of moms, from the artists and beauty lovers to the fitness-obsessed and slightly eccentric (yet very lovable), this Mother's Day!</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> flickrphoto </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/9-ways-celebrate-mothers-day">9 Ways to Celebrate Mother&#039;s Day </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/and-winners-mothers-day-instagram-contest-are">And the Winners of the Mother&#039;s Day Instagram Contest Are...</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/7-year-old-twins-teach-mom-play-favorite-wii-game">7-Year-Old Twins Teach Mom to Play Favorite Wii Game</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/think-outside-brunch-box-mothers-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Family Friendly Arts & Culture Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:06:43 +0000 shuchi.mehta 44866 at http://www.seattlemag.com Must List: 'Outside Mullingar' at the Rep, Spring Fashion Show http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-outside-mullingar-rep-spring-fashion-show <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Seattle magazine staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What to do this weekend in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/mullingar.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=73108">mullingar.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily Chisholm and MJ Sieber in Outside Mullingar </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Go East<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/events/canvas-style-runway-show" target="_blank">Canvas of Style Runway Show </a></strong><br>Saturday (4/25, 9 a.m.) The style set will flock to Bellevue Square's center court to preview the season's must-have trends during this before-hours fashion show.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Nate Watters </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/10-best-new-restaurants-and-around-seattle">The 10 Best New Restaurants In and Around Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/makers-ten-hundreds-world-color">The Makers: Ten Hundred&#039;s World of Color</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/honest-biscuits-rises-pike-place">Honest Biscuits rises in Pike Place</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-outside-mullingar-rep-spring-fashion-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:50:52 +0000 lauren.mang 44865 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Makers: Bianca Yvonne Creates Retro-Inspired Art http://www.seattlemag.com/article/makers-bianca-yvonne-creates-retro-inspired-art <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This illustrator and designer marries retro-fun with sharp detail in her abstract world of art </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/visual-arts/0415makersbianca2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=27934">0415makersbianca2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bianca Yvonne sits before her illustrations in her Capitol Hill apartment, which doubles as her art studio </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em style="color: #252525; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px;"><span style="font-size: medium;">The Makers is a new column on Seattlemag.com that explores different Seattle creatives and their crafts. These artists live to design, connect and create. <br></span></em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Photo Credit: Brian Oh </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/makers-spilled-turns-streetwear-floorwear">The Makers: Spilled Turns Streetwear into Floorwear</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/makers-ten-hundreds-world-color">The Makers: Ten Hundred&#039;s World of Color</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/alicia-czerwiec-most-artistic-line">Alicia Czerwiec: Most Artistic Line</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/makers-bianca-yvonne-creates-retro-inspired-art" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Arts & Entertainment Arts & Culture Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:56:04 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44864 at http://www.seattlemag.com Prom Proposal Gone Wrong, No Speed Limit Increase & More http://www.seattlemag.com/article/prom-proposal-gone-wrong-no-speed-limit-increase-more <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/speedlimit.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=75403">speedlimit.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Need for speed: You won't be</strong> driving 75 miles per hour on any state highways any time soon. <a href=" http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/2015/04/22/governor-jay-inslee-speed-limit-bill/26190949/" target="_blank">King 5 News reports </a>that Governor Jay Inslee "partially vetoed" House Bill 2181 yesterday, which would "have raised the speed limit on certain stretches of the state's highways to 70 or 75 miles per hour." The portion of the bill that remains intact will allow an investigation into how speed limit increases affect safety. <strong><br></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Joshua Putnam </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/honest-biscuits-rises-pike-place">Honest Biscuits rises in Pike Place</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/makers-ten-hundreds-world-color">The Makers: Ten Hundred&#039;s World of Color</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/local-web-series-finds-unexpected-success-promoting-kindness">Local Web Series Finds Unexpected Success in Promoting Kindness</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/prom-proposal-gone-wrong-no-speed-limit-increase-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:50:54 +0000 lauren.mang 44862 at http://www.seattlemag.com