Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Freply/culture/news-features/comment/reply/contact-us en Celebrate National Running Day with these Upcoming Races http://seattlemag.com/article/celebrate-national-running-day-these-upcoming-races <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> Alene Bouranova </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Upcoming 5Ks, 8Ks and marathons for the athletically-inclined </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/seattleites/rockandrollmarathon.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=50650">rockandrollmarathon.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 annual Rock n&#039; Roll Marathon and Half Marathon takes place this month at the Seattle Center </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Running, just like sauerkraut or Michael Bay movies, is an acquired taste. While it might not be an activity that some of us particularly enjoy, we know there are a lot of you Seattleites who do like your cardio <em>à</em> <em>la</em> Forrest Gump (gnarly beard optional).</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> Warren Talbot </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/what-kind-festival-goer-are-you">What Kind of Festival Goer are You?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/6-instagram-photos-show-why-pnw-terrain-ideal-runners">6 Instagram Photos that Show why PNW Terrain is Ideal for Runners</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/celebrate-national-running-day-these-upcoming-races" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Health Outdoors Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:12:02 +0000 alene.bouranova 45071 at http://seattlemag.com 6 Seattle-Area Summer Picnic Spots http://seattlemag.com/article/6-seattle-area-summer-picnic-spots <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> Cassady Coulter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kick off the season with a picnic in one of these beautiful parks </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/gasworks.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=100244">gasworks.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 view from Gas Works park at sunset </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With warm weather right around the corner, there’s no better time to start staking out the best date spots in the city. And when it comes to romance, what’s sweeter than taking your sweetheart on a romantic picnic in one of the area’s many gorgeous parks?&nbsp; It’s hard to go wrong when you’re picnicking out on the shores of one of Seattle’s glistening bodies of water or sitting in the shade of its gorgeous greenery. <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> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/flyingroc/4737260641/in/photolist-8dBGxB-ayru4T-87S2XG-6pHsNP-8jcqUk-2141zd-6pHtk2-6pMBkN-3cP3U-ayu7pC-8BASzT-6nCxZF-ayu5Rq-ayrsNM-6JAfgA-8dBGtK-214k3L-ayuaJq-ayrpcx-ayrpDt-214dR1-ayrnSM-ayuawh-ayu5FG-ayropF-ayrtma-ayro2H-4Uk66k-4sH2an-ayu4zC-ayrocF-ayu5r1-ayrtbp-ayubxN-ayrupX-ayu5xN-ayrsYt-pjYoPW-ayrnuK-6Mjm35-ayubMw-ayuc6s-ayrqVZ-ayu7ZN-ayrsjn-ayrstT-ayu9ys-ayrqn8-6JAfG3-6xe52q" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Roy Patrick Tan</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="/blogs/seattle-scoop/best-places-have-healthy-picnic-seattle">The Best Places to Have a Healthy Picnic in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/perfect-seattle-picnic-blanket">Perfect Seattle Picnic Blanket</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/6-seattle-area-summer-picnic-spots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:05:21 +0000 cassady.coulter 45068 at http://seattlemag.com Milan's Intense Coffee Culture Doesn't Include a Starbucks http://seattlemag.com/article/milans-intense-coffee-culture-doesnt-include-starbucks <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"> A trip to the place that inspired Howard Schultz recalls similarities to 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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/dutchfoodtruck.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77596">dutchfoodtruck.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Food truck food court at The Netherlands Pavilion at Expo 2015 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>I just returned from a world’s fair in Milan, Italy. The fair, Expo 2015, is devoted to the subject of “Feeding the Planet.” Milan has long been an inspiration on its own. For example, it is the place that inspired Howard Schultz to turn Starbucks from a coffee purveyor to a seller of lattes to the world after he visited their cafes back in 1983.</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> Carole Poole; McDonald&#039;s image: Knute Berger </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/upscaling-seattle-our-once-middle-class-city-has-shifted">Upscaling Seattle: Our Once Middle-Class City Has Shifted</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/boars-nest-makes-list-100-best-barbecue-restaurants-america">Boar&#039;s Nest Makes List of 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/4-local-hikes-beginners">4 Local Hikes for Beginners</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/milans-intense-coffee-culture-doesnt-include-starbucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 01 Jun 2015 22:00:00 +0000 lauren.mang 45064 at http://seattlemag.com Farewell to the Life of the Party: A Tribute to Ernie Pino http://seattlemag.com/article/farewell-life-party-tribute-ernie-pino <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"> Editor Rachel Hart reflects on the late longtime Seattle magazine society reporter </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/erniepino.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=59639">erniepino.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ernie Pino passed away on April 30. He was 59. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Seattle celebrated the rich, full life of longtime <em>Seattle</em> magazine writer <strong>Ernie Pino </strong>at a gathering of more than 700 people at The 5th Avenue Theatre last night.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/farewell-life-party-tribute-ernie-pino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:57:12 +0000 rachel.hart 45063 at http://seattlemag.com 4 Must-Play Seattle Miniature Golf Courses http://seattlemag.com/article/4-must-play-seattle-miniature-golf-courses <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> Kimberly Downing </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/june-2015">June 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bring out your inner Jack Nicklaus at one of these four putt-putt courses in town </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0615puttputtcourse.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=67924">0615puttputtcourse.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Amuse yourself at the temporary Central District course (open through July) Smash Putt </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Didn’t qualify for the U.S. Open? No problem. While the competitors show off their strokes at the tournament in nearby Chambers Bay (6/15–6/21; <a href="http://usga.usopen.com/" target="_blank">usga.usopen.com</a>), you can ply your putter at one of Seattle’s miniature golf courses.<br><strong><br>Green Lake Pitch and Putt </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-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/4-drinks-golfing">4 Drinks for Golfing </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blog/hair/%5Buser-raw%5D/seattle-sports-best-worst">Seattle Sports: Best of the Worst</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-new-bars-seattle-plus-one-standout-tacoma">Best New Bars in Seattle (Plus One Standout in Tacoma)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/4-must-play-seattle-miniature-golf-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture mini golf in Seattle sports U.S. Open Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:54:01 +0000 lauren.mang 45059 at http://seattlemag.com Seattle Sculptor Debuts Work Based on his Childhood Home http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-sculptor-debuts-work-based-his-childhood-home <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/june-2015">June 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Artist Leo Saul Berk reinterprets the house that built his creativity </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/visual-arts/0615spotlight.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=57072">0615spotlight.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>They say your home is a reflection of your identity—and if money allows, you can reshape your house (through a new coat of paint, a kitchen remodel, a second story) to more accurately reflect the person you are, or hope to be. But what happens when the relationship goes the other way—when a house transforms a human into a particular sort of person? Seattle sculptor Leo Saul Berk, 42, believes the house he grew up in is the reason he became an artist.<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> portrait: hayley young; house images courtesy of Leo Saul Berk </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/boars-nest-makes-list-100-best-barbecue-restaurants-america">Boar&#039;s Nest Makes List of 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/rugged-aprons-rugged-men">Rugged Aprons for Rugged Men</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/akio-takamoris-beginning-everything">Akio Takamori&#039;s The Beginning of Everything</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-sculptor-debuts-work-based-his-childhood-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Arts & Entertainment Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:42:19 +0000 lauren.mang 45058 at http://seattlemag.com Seven Seas Building to Become Boutique Hotel, Pronto Installs New Stations http://seattlemag.com/article/seven-seas-building-become-boutique-hotel-pronto-installs-new-stations <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> Cassady Coulter </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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/prontoprontofinal.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=93845">prontoprontofinal.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Real estate company plans to revitalize iconic Seattle building</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> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/diversey/17283747344/in/photolist-skiHVS-pXHf46-pFw18z-pEgCdw-pnNrux-pCSAho-pnNoUT-pEJh3g-poyECm-pCfof9-potwZV-pnMxQT-pnNtrS-powF1X-pnNtQh-poyFwW-pCfoC3-pEgBeN-oHq5gQ-paCKwK-p8gJic-p8vdbS-9X1BCD-p8gHi6-qwhnyz-qLq4uN-pRGTtN-oR3rXN-pAJiSc-pyXVZd-oMEyx3-qwfVDH-q5FTFN-pF8ngk-oHvjt7-pnUGXV-pEm6Y6-pCfPGw-oHvjMy-pnXi5S-pCfA1J-pEm6Jt-pEqp97-oHxE6P-oHvjC5-p8x6uz-p6v5pf-sJztcv-Mdd7P-oR3rfL" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Tony Webster</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/seattle-sea-lions-ferry-troubles-more-news">&#039;Seattle Sea Lions,&#039; Ferry Troubles &amp; More News </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/5-arrested-seattle-protests-downtown-development-news-more">5 Arrested in Seattle Protests, Downtown Development News &amp; More</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seven-seas-building-become-boutique-hotel-pronto-installs-new-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Fri, 29 May 2015 16:59:20 +0000 cassady.coulter 45051 at http://seattlemag.com Redmond Blogger Makes Old Comic Book Heroes New Again http://seattlemag.com/article/redmond-blogger-makes-old-comic-book-heroes-new-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/june-2015">June 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Local blogger turns comic book fascination into a new book </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/0615regrettable.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=58324">0615regrettable.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 League of Regrettable Superheroes, with just a few of the featured long-lost comic book stars </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Remember a superhero named The Red Bee? No? How about The Bouncer? Or The Puppeteer? Now’s your chance to get to know these (understandably) long-lost comic book stars, thanks to a new book by Redmond-based writer Jon Morris. The League of Regrettable Superheroes (Quirk Books, $24.95) grew out of Morris’ blog, Gone &amp; Forgotten (<a href="http://www.gone-and-forgotten.blogspot.com" target="_blank">gone-and-forgotten.blogspot.com</a>), in which he unearths lesser-known comic books from the past and explains the strengths and foibles of these “half-baked heroes.” <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/stan-lee-zombies-spiderman-and-superhero-got-away">Stan Lee on Zombies, Spiderman and the Superhero that got Away</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/comicon-comes-town-hawaiian-slack-key-guitarist-keola-beamer-plays-kirkland-more-events">Comicon Comes to Town, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitarist Keola Beamer Plays Kirkland &amp; More Events</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/labor/nerd-issue-seattles-comics-craze">The Nerd Issue: Seattle&#039;s Comics Craze</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/redmond-blogger-makes-old-comic-book-heroes-new-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 29 May 2015 16:36:05 +0000 cassady.coulter 45040 at http://seattlemag.com The Must List: Whim W'him's X-Posed, Hugo House Literary Series http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-whim-whims-x-posed-hugo-house-literary-series <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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/090-bamberg-fine-art-magee.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=37407">090-bamberg-fine-art-magee.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dancers from Whim W&#039;him rehearsing for &#039;X-Posed&#039; </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Watch<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/events/whim-whim-x-posed" target="_blank">Whim W'him X-Posed at Cornish Playhouse</a></strong><br>(5/29 to 5/31, times vary) Former PNB dancer Olivier Wevers directs his recently formed company in <em>X-Posed</em>, featuring three new pieces: one by Seattle’s edgy Kate Wallich; one by French choreographer Manuel Vignoulle; and one by Wevers himself, exploring what’s unfiltered, raw and real.</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 Bamberg Fine Art/Whim W&#039;him </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/boars-nest-makes-list-100-best-barbecue-restaurants-america">Boar&#039;s Nest Makes List of 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/4-local-hikes-beginners">4 Local Hikes for Beginners</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/will-public-parking-seattle-go-extinct">Will Public Parking in Seattle Go Extinct? </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-whim-whims-x-posed-hugo-house-literary-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 28 May 2015 20:54:03 +0000 lauren.mang 45049 at http://seattlemag.com The Emerald Mile, Food Truck Theft & More News http://seattlemag.com/article/emerald-mile-food-truck-theft-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> Alene Bouranova </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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news/ccbike13.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=100467">ccbike13.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Protected bike lanes on 2nd Ave </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Emerald City Express:</strong> Cyclists are pushing for bike lanes along 5th Avenue, <a href="http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/seattle/2015/05/26/some-push-for-emerald-mile-on-seattles-fifth-avenue/27991093/" target="_blank">says King 5 News</a>. The plan would create a protected bike route (AKA the "Emerald Mile") between Denny and Olive, a segment already divided by the Monorail. Opponents of the Emerald Mile worry that the route would take away from already-limited parking spots and contribute to congestion.</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> Seattle Department of Transportation </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/uber-could-soon-pick-sea-tac-light-rail-station-photos">Uber Could Soon Pick Up at Sea-Tac, Light Rail Station Photos</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/sasquatch-photos-melinda-gates-named-powerful-women-list">Sasquatch Photos, Melinda Gates Named to Powerful Women List</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/pike-place-expansion-shell-protests-more">Pike Place Expansion, Shell Protests &amp; More</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/emerald-mile-food-truck-theft-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Wed, 27 May 2015 19:48:01 +0000 alene.bouranova 45044 at http://seattlemag.com Akio Takamori's The Beginning of Everything http://seattlemag.com/article/akio-takamoris-beginning-everything <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/june-2015">June 2015</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="/pioneer-square">Pioneer Square</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ceramist Akio Takamori&#039;s current exhibit at James Harris Gallery </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/visual-arts/0615squattingboy45.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=87830">0615squattingboy45.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Takamori&#039;s &quot;Squatting Boy&quot; </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Akio Takamori’s ceramic work reflects a long-term interest in matters of the flesh. He often paints blushing red cheeks on his sensuous figures, giving the impression that blood has just rushed to the surface of the skin. His people squat, curl into the fetal position, lie in repose, ride piggyback, stand with arms crossed over their chests and spell out the words “love” and “lust” with their bodies. Though more cartoonish than realistic, the figures nonetheless radiate humanness, inspiring a tactile sort of empathy when an arm clasps a knee, a hand grips a shoulder.</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> Richard Nicol </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/elegant-porcelain-pottery-and-dishware-north-seattle-artist">Elegant Porcelain Pottery and Dishware from North Seattle Artist</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/northwest-artists-shine-siff">Northwest Artists Shine at SIFF</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/roger-shimomura-greg-kucera-gallery">Roger Shimomura at Greg Kucera Gallery</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/akio-takamoris-beginning-everything" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Arts & Entertainment Wed, 27 May 2015 18:48:45 +0000 alene.bouranova 45009 at http://seattlemag.com Instagram Inspiration: Our Weekly Top 5 http://seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5-2 <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> Cassady Coulter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Warning: Incredible hunger and thirst may occur </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fotorcreated-5-resized.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=59450">fotorcreated-5-resized.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Instagram Inspiration is a new column on Seattlemag.com that explores our favorite Instagram themes each week. <br></em></p> <p>This week, our minds are on food. We’re drooling over these seasonal recipes--perfect for those long summer nights and backyard barbecues. We hope these mouth-watering snaps inspire you to try that new recipe you’ve been dying to make, or roast some s'mores over the fire. Happy cooking!</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/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5">Instagram Inspiration: Our Weekly Top 5</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/20-foodie-questions-julien-perry">20 Foodie Questions with Julien Perry</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/5-foodie-events-offer-taste-summer">5 Foodie Events Offer a Taste of Summer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-our-weekly-top-5-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 27 May 2015 17:53:45 +0000 cassady.coulter 45039 at http://seattlemag.com Uber Could Soon Pick Up at Sea-Tac, Light Rail Station Photos http://seattlemag.com/article/uber-could-soon-pick-sea-tac-light-rail-station-photos <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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/capitolhilllightrail.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=71358">capitolhilllightrail.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Much progress has been made on the Capitol Hill light rail station </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>So long, Silicon Valley: </strong>According to Seattle-based Redfin, "For the first time ever, the median price for a Silicon Valley home just exceeded one million dollars," which means that people are leaving the area simply because they can't afford to stay. Just where are they headed?</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> Gordon Werner </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/uber-could-soon-pick-sea-tac-light-rail-station-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 27 May 2015 14:47:43 +0000 lauren.mang 45036 at http://seattlemag.com Sasquatch Photos, Melinda Gates Named to Powerful Women List http://seattlemag.com/article/sasquatch-photos-melinda-gates-named-powerful-women-list <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://seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/melindagates.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=42743">melindagates.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Melinda Gates, co-chairwoman of the Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Holiday travelers put the Washington </strong>State Department of Transportation's online summer ferry reservation system to the test this weekend. The system, which serves parts of the San Juan Islands, has experienced problems in the past (it <a href="http://mynorthwest.com/174/2747770/Summer-ferry-reservation-system-fails-on-first-day-of-season" target="_blank">failed</a> on its first day back in April), but this time around it went off without a hitch.</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> DFID </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/sasquatch-photos-melinda-gates-named-powerful-women-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Tue, 26 May 2015 16:25:44 +0000 lauren.mang 45031 at http://seattlemag.com Indian Classical Arts Events in Seattle: Beyond Our Love for Bollywood and Tech http://seattlemag.com/article/indian-classical-arts-events-seattle-beyond-our-love-bollywood-and-tech <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"> Sitars, dance &amp; spiritually symbolic art in Seattle? Sounds like my cup of chai. </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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/bharatanatyam.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77290">bharatanatyam.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 group of Bharatanaatyam dancers performing the cultural legend of &quot;Gajendra Moksh&quot; at UW&#039;s Laasya Competition last month </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Over the past 10 years, the South Asian population in the Puget Sound region has nearly tripled. Most people who have seen the show <em>Outsourced</em> or have had an Indian-accented technician solve their computer woes associate this influx with tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. This is partly true, as many South Asians can attest to growing up in a household that was exclusively focused on education—particularly in the areas of math, science and other related fields (i.e. engineering and medicine).</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.facebook.com/laasya2015" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UW Laasya 2015</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/diwali-celebrations-india-seattle">Diwali Celebrations from India to Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/eat-and-drink/food-news-travelers-bring-indian-home-cooking-beacon-hill">Food News: Travelers to Bring Indian Home Cooking to Beacon Hill</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/amazing-bride-makes-her-own-dress-bus">Amazing: Bride Makes Her Own Dress on the Bus</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/indian-classical-arts-events-seattle-beyond-our-love-bollywood-and-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Arts & Culture Fri, 22 May 2015 17:37:00 +0000 shuchi.mehta 45024 at http://seattlemag.com