Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/blogs/%252Fnorthwest-travel/shopping/deals-promotions en The Must List: Dude Fest, one Crazy Soapbox Race & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-dude-fest-one-crazy-soapbox-race-more <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 </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/soapbox-race.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=57072">soapbox-race.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The team &#039;Lake Washington Tech All-Stars&#039; in the 2007 Seattle race </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Cheer<br><a href="http://bit.ly/1vmyQlk" target="_blank">Red Bull Soapbox Race</a></strong><br>Sunday (8/24, 1 p.m.) — Seattle's creative and adventurous makers will compete in this infamous race, in which 41 teams will careen down Yesler Way in homemade non-motorized vehicles. Expect crowds (the last race drew 40,000), hilarity (each team must perform a skit before shoving off) and cars themed around popular Seattle icons like Jimi Hendrix, Bertha, the Fremont Troll and yes, Macklemore.</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> Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool </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/dreamy-bedrooms-even-dreamier-views">Dreamy Bedrooms with Even Dreamier Views</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-origins-starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte">#Throwback Thursday: The Origins of Starbucks&#039; Pumpkin Spice Latte </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/duck-fart-and-other-ill-named-drinks-not-serve-laws">Duck Fart and Other Ill-Named Drinks Not to Serve the In-Laws</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-dude-fest-one-crazy-soapbox-race-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:31:27 +0000 lauren.mang 43478 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Traffic Woes, Bruce Lee Exhibit Coming & More News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/traffic-woes-bruce-lee-exhibit-coming-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"> Top news stories that 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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/drivingcarsinatrafficjam.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=75189">drivingcarsinatrafficjam.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Star architect Tom Kundig </strong>of Seattle-based biz Olson Kundig Architects <a href="http://crosscut.com/2014/08/21/books/121564/where-does-tom-kundig-get-his-literary-inspiration/" target="_blank">talks to Crosscut about the books and authors that inspire him</a>. He notes that he "[doesn't] read design or architecture magazines very often, and rarely [reads] blogs." Well, then. <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> epSos.de </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/recipe-week-skillet-bbq-nachos">Recipe of the Week: Skillet BBQ Nachos</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/dreamy-bedrooms-even-dreamier-views">Dreamy Bedrooms with Even Dreamier Views</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now">#Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/traffic-woes-bruce-lee-exhibit-coming-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:45:57 +0000 lauren.mang 43476 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com #Throwback Thursday: The Origins of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/throwback-thursday-origins-starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte <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"> This popular drink almost didn&#039;t happen (gasp!) </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/seattleites/pumpkin-spice-latte.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=81327">pumpkin-spice-latte.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If summer is in fact ending, at least we can get a PSL to make it all better </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hope you enjoy the last five days of summer because according to the masses, fall starts when Pumpkin Spice Lattes return.&nbsp;<a href="http://seattlemag.com/starbucks-coffee-company" target="_blank">Starbucks</a>&nbsp;has officially announced that the "PSL," as the delicious sweet and spicy drink has been lovingly nicknamed, will be made available on August 26 this year. That's earlier than its usual first-week-of-September appearance.</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 courtesy of Denise Mattox </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/starbucks-vying-lunchtime-crowd">Starbucks Vying for the Lunchtime Crowd</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattle-coffee-guide-starbucks-and-tullys">Seattle Coffee Guide: Starbucks and Tully&#039;s</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/dining/reviews/lorna-yees-pumpkin-brioche-bread-pudding-1">Pumpkin Brioche Bread Pudding with Warm Maple Cream</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/throwback-thursday-origins-starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Food We Love Arts & Culture Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:50:11 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43473 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com The Best Live Music Venues in Seattle http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle <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 with Mandolin Brassaw </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where to see some of the best bands in town perform </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914mooretheater.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=84483">0914mooretheater.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Moore </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Neumos </strong><span style="color: #ff6600;">[Capitol Hill]</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> Joe Mabel </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/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-beatles-seattles-edgewater-hotel">#Throwback Thursday: The Beatles at Seattle&#039;s Edgewater Hotel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:01:10 +0000 lauren.mang 43433 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 'Seattle Sea Lions,' Ferry Troubles & More News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-sea-lions-ferry-troubles-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"> Top news stories that 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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/newsroundupsealion.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62213">newsroundupsealion.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do you want our potential new pro hockey team to be called the Seattle Sea Lions? </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Forget basketball. We <a href="http://www.seattleweekly.com/home/954348-129/do-we-really-want-to-name" target="_blank">may have an NHL hockey team soon</a>. But what should it be called? It appears the name "Seattle Sea Lions" is making some waves. <br><br>Good grief. Another shooting has happened.<em> </em><a href="https://twitter.com/jakewhittenberg/status/502129067463020544/photo/1" target="_blank"><em>King 5 </em>news reports</a> that a drive-by shooting in Kent has left two dead at the corner of S. 212th St. and 64th Avenue S.<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> Kelly J. Kane; Ferry: Jamies </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/we-re-boat-listening-music-lake-union">We’re On a Boat! Listening to Music! On Lake Union! </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-skillet-bbq-nachos">Recipe of the Week: Skillet BBQ Nachos</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/richard-sherman-stars-new-campbells-chunky-ad">Richard Sherman Stars in New Campbell&#039;s Chunky Ad</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-sea-lions-ferry-troubles-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:00:39 +0000 lauren.mang 43465 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Get Ready: It's Seahawks Season Again http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/get-ready-its-seahawks-season-again <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tension is high as the Seahawks try to defend their title </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0914seahawks.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=79438">0914seahawks.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Since that glorious February day when the Seahawks smiled, waved and wended their way through countless fans gathered for the Super Bowl parade, our champs have continued to make headlines: Russell Wilson got a divorce, Richard Sherman got into a fight at training camp and Marshawn Lynch got naked in the “body issue” of <em>ESPN</em> The Magazine. What does this all portend for our first season as Super Bowl stars? And what about the loss of notable players Golden Tate, Chris Clemons and Walter Thurmond?</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> rod mar/getty images/sports illustrated </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="/are-you-ready-some-football-where-watch-seahawks">Are You Ready For Some Football? Where to Watch the Seahawks</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-skillet-bbq-nachos">Recipe of the Week: Skillet BBQ Nachos</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/hooray-seahawks-fans">Hooray For Seahawks Fans!</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/get-ready-its-seahawks-season-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:59:00 +0000 lauren.mang 43469 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Today's News Roundup http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/todays-news-roundup <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> Lauren Mang and Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Top news stories that 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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/space-needle-sunny.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=87242">space-needle-sunny.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sunny in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Weather this week: </strong>Sunny with some clouds. More sunny skies predicted for the weekend.<br><em style="font-size: x-small;">As reported by KOMOnews.com</em></p> <p><strong>Gunfire investigation in West Seattle last night. </strong>Gunshots <a href="http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-crime-watch-another-gunfire-investigation/" target="_blank">were reported for the second night in a row </a>in West Seattle's North Delridge neighborhood near 23rd and Juneau. No injuries; it may have been a drive-by shooting.</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> John Henderson </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="/bill-gates-talks-reddit">Bill Gates Talks to Reddit</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/person-year-police-officer">Person of the Year: The Police Officer</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/jeff-bezos-buys-washington-post">Jeff Bezos Buys the Washington Post</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/todays-news-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:12:09 +0000 lauren.mang 43454 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Why Doesn't Bellevue Have a Thriving Arts Scene? http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/why-doesnt-bellevue-have-thriving-arts-scene <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> Celina Kareiva </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/neighborhood/bellevue">Bellevue</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bellevue has smarts, money and culture, so why not a thriving art scene? </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hot-topic/0914bellevue-arts.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=52328">0914bellevue-arts.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A model of the Tateuchi Center, in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Bellevue </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For years, the only physical evidence of the Tateuchi Center in Bellevue has been in a dim corner of the downtown Hyatt Regency hotel lobby. There, in a preview center, sits a glass-encased balsa wood model of a 2,000-seat concert hall; mounted television screens cycle through photos of imagined future acts and a row of theater chairs summon the ambiance of opening night. It’s the footprint of a project expected to draw world-class performers and to serve as the nexus of the Eastside’s cultural hub.&nbsp;</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> <a href="http://vanderwe.it/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Jonathan Vanderweit</a> </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/bellevue-art-gallery-opening-second-location-pioneer-square">Bellevue Art Gallery Opening Second Location, in Pioneer Square</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/pacific-northwest-ballets-new-works-2">The Pacific Northwest Ballet&#039;s New Works</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bellevue-art-museum-features-nikki-mcclure-s-cut-paper-art">Bellevue Art Museum Features Nikki McClure’s Cut-Paper Art </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/why-doesnt-bellevue-have-thriving-arts-scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic News & Features Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:10:53 +0000 lauren.mang 43234 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Public Art Illustrates the Coming of the First Hill Streetcar http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/public-art-illustrates-coming-first-hill-streetcar <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/central-district">Central District</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/chinatowninternational-district">Chinatown/International District</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unidentified standing objects signal the city&#039;s new transit option </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0914first-hill-streetcar-needles.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30745">0914first-hill-streetcar-needles.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Needle-like structures designed by local artist, Claudia Fitch </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you’ve noticed a series of mysterious poles popping up in the <a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/central-district">Central</a> and <a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/chinatowninternational-district">Chinatown</a>–International districts, you may have wondered—are they not-so-subtle NSA spying devices? Beacons for drones? Signs of an alien invasion? The truth is out there, and while it’s perhaps less enigmatic, it’s exciting nonetheless. The silvery shafts are part of a public art installation heralding the new First Hill Streetcar, scheduled to open this fall.</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> <a href="http://andrewvanasse.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Andrew Vanasse</a> </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="/mossback-monday-murrays-transit-funding-plan-tech-news-and-new-tower-coming-downtown">Mossback Monday: Murray&#039;s Transit Funding Plan, Tech News and the new Tower Coming to Downtown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/mossback-monday-can-our-waterfront-streetcars-make-comeback">Mossback Monday: Can Our Waterfront Streetcars Make a Comeback?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/new-art-installation-olympic-sculpture-park-begins-week">New Art Installation at Olympic Sculpture Park Begins This Week</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/public-art-illustrates-coming-first-hill-streetcar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:59:12 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43325 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Mossback Monday: '50 Shades of Grey' Apartment Building Hot http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/mossback-monday-50-shades-grey-apartment-building-hot <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"> Your Monday morning news roundup </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/escalaweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=65343">escalaweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;50 Shades&#039; fans are flocking to Seattle&#039;s Escala </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-59/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe></p> <script src="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-59.js?header=false&border=false"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-59" target="_blank">View the story "Mossback Monday" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div> <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> Joe Mabel </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/our-interview-rapper-50-cent">Our Interview with Rapper 50 Cent</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/what-constitutes-livable-wage-city">What Constitutes a Livable Wage in This City? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/massive-beer-hall-coming-queen-anne-show-von-trapp-s-how-it-s-done">A Massive Beer Hall is Coming to Queen Anne to &#039;Show Von Trapp’s How It’s Done&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:39:35 +0000 lauren.mang 43450 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com What Constitutes a Livable Wage in This City? http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/what-constitutes-livable-wage-city <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-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Knute Berger asks: If $15 per hour is good enough for our citizens, what’s enough for city execs? </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/gray-matters/0914kshama2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=85734">0914kshama2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant devoted a chunk of her salary to her pet causes </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>To insist on a $40,000 salary in Seattle is to take a vow of poverty. <br><br>That’s what City Council member Kshama Sawant has done. She has said that she’ll take home about that much of her $117,000 salary and devote the balance of it—some $70,000 per year—to her pet causes, in effect tithing most of her taxpayer-funded income.<br><br>I don’t know what Sawant’s overall financial picture is; maybe she has a trust fund. But I do know that living in Seattle on $40K per year—even with benefits—is a challenge these days.<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-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/mossback-monday-minimum-wage-hike-bad-millennials">Mossback Monday: Minimum Wage Hike Bad for Millennials? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-increase-15-hour-could-affect-your-meals">How the Increase to $15 Per Hour Could Affect Your Meals</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now">#Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/what-constitutes-livable-wage-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gray Matters Arts & Culture Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:43:46 +0000 lauren.mang 43445 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 'Angels in America' to Feature Mark Mitchell's Costume Design, No Feathers Allowed http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/angels-america-feature-mark-mitchells-costume-design-no-feathers-allowed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/august-2014">August 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle artist Mark Mitchell creates garments fit for an angel—and the dearly departed </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/theater/0814spotlight.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=59653">0814spotlight.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Mitchell in his home studio, surrounded by works in progress </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The messenger angel in Tony Kushner’s play<em> Angels in America</em> makes a famously big entrance when she first appears—crashing through the roof of an apartment building to convey her prophecy to a gay man struggling with AIDS in 1980s Manhattan. In the original 1993 Broadway production, which won a Tony Award for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize, the angel’s wings are almost bat-like, sharply angled like chevrons. In HBO’s 2003 miniseries version, the wings are more swanlike, arches that sweep to a 12-foot 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> Hayley Young </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/kurt-b-reighley-mark-mitchell-still-evolving">Kurt B. Reighley &amp; Mark Mitchell: Still Evolving</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/7-halloween-costume-ideas-based-local-hot-topics">7 Halloween Costume Ideas Based on Local Hot Topics</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-food-trucks-seattle">The Best Food Trucks in Seattle </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/angels-america-feature-mark-mitchells-costume-design-no-feathers-allowed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:31:37 +0000 lauren.mang 43313 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Must List: Bellevue's Taste of Main, Artisan Beer & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-bellevues-taste-main-artisan-beer-more <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 </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/seattle-beer.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44469">seattle-beer.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Taste<br><a href="http://bit.ly/1qaoMaD " target="_blank">Chow Down Along Old Bellevue’s Main Street</a></strong><br>Saturday (8/16, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) — Secure a $40 tasting passport and sample cuisine from some of Old Bellevue’s beloved restaurants, including Monsoon East, Cantinetta and the newest hot spot, 99 Park.</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> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/hyku/1120873944/in/photolist-8wrBHi-kyaeqE-5HKaGX-6mxPnX-56aptz-2H3LLQ-52mi7o-4JAh4o-5LaNRX-9uszdk-zV9zF-A2Kzd-czJeNd-6Z2iVx-bdBwxK-7TSzsz-4fyBGN-5erbNW-4GuF3e-5emNuR-5Bh7kG-9VUwLW-fkkyCk-d7FcGd-gekAZ9-6vu2ZB-4AaRnd-51bEuU-4Mjo6k-35wn9f-di1nxs-4MoxZS-8s3Mbx-564DrA-76d2wL-5emTUD-5PW4kD-dDWtaY-rJPmL-eJLFnM-5emPep-VmEv8-e5c2wD-zV8XU-zV911-zV8Vy-dDR1mp-byLfrw-fAjMdQ-bu3Ja5" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Josh Hallett</a> </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/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now">#Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/where-shop-and-take-break-shopping-ballard">Where to Shop (and Take a Break from Shopping) in Ballard </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/its-summer-wedding-season-four-drinks-serve-laws">It&#039;s Summer Wedding Season! Four Drinks to Serve the In-Laws </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-bellevues-taste-main-artisan-beer-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Culture Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:55:18 +0000 lauren.mang 43428 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Seattle Music 2014: Instrumental Groove Bands http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-music-2014-instrumental-groove-bands <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> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kick back and relax to these chill local groups </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914industrialrevelation.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=87390">0914industrialrevelation.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Polyrhythmics (Ben Bloom, Grant Schroff, Elijah Clark, Lalo Bello, Art Brown, Scott Morning, Jason Gray, Nathan Spicer) photographed backstage at Nectar Lounge, July 23, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank">Live Music Venue guide</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-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> Portaits by Hayley Young </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/add-these-three-local-bands-your-summer-2014-playlist-now">Add These Three Local Bands to Your Summer 2014 Playlist Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/bumbershoot-2014-lineup-announced">The Bumbershoot 2014 Lineup Announced</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-music-2014-instrumental-groove-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:07:14 +0000 lauren.mang 43418 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Seattle Music 2014: Psychedelic Bands http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-music-2014-psychedelic-bands <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> Brangien Davis &amp; Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From the Rose Windows to The Comettes, these local bands are far out </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://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/0914rosewindows.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=81985">0914rosewindows.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rose Windows (Richie Rekow, Rabia Shaheen, Qazi, Veronica Dye, Pat Schowe, Chris Cheveyo and, prone, Nils Petersen), at Showbox, July 8, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What’s your favorite current Seattle band? If you have trouble answering (or if you draw a blank after Macklemore), we’re not going to judge. But we are going to suggest it’s time to check in with the city’s thriving indie music scene. New local bands are exploring sounds, blurring genre boundaries (though we’ve wrestled them into categories here) and playing vibrant live shows all over town (see our<a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle" target="_blank"> Live Music Venue guide</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-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> Portraits by Hayley Young </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/50-bands-rocking-seattle-music-right-now">The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-places-visit-along-northwest-coast">The Best Places to Visit Along the Northwest Coast</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/10-things-we-love-about-seattle-summers">10 Things We Love About Seattle Summers</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattle-music-2014-psychedelic-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:00:01 +0000 lauren.mang 43417 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com