Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/blogs/%252Fculture/news-features/shopping/comment/reply/27749 en 'Now I'm Fine' Balances Dramatic Personal Stories with Humor http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/now-im-fine-balances-dramatic-personal-stories-humor <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/december-2014">December 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With a performance wrought from his darkest days, it’s Ahamefule J. Oluo’s time to shine </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/1214spotlight.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=31188">1214spotlight.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Musician, composer, comedian and writer Aham Oluo combines his talents in a new show </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>“There’s sometimes a misconception that this is an uplifting show,” Ahamefule “Aham” Oluo says. A smile curls at the edges of his deadpan voice, but it comes from a place of sincerity, not scorn. His tall frame folded into a café chair at a coffee shop in his neighborhood, Columbia City, he is discussing his new show, <em>Now I’m Fine</em>. It’s a sort of jazz performance memoir, a dark and funny pop opera that shrinks and swells from intimate portrait to sweeping emotion. “I would say it’s neutral,” Oluo continues.</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/throwback-thursday-cornish-college-arts-turns-100">#Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-caramelized-onion-whipped-sweet-potatoes">Recipe of the Week: Caramelized Onion Whipped Sweet Potatoes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/feast-music-three-new-albums-seattle-bands">Feast of Music: Three New Albums From Seattle Bands</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/now-im-fine-balances-dramatic-personal-stories-humor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:14:47 +0000 lauren.mang 44113 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 5 Arrested in Seattle Protests, Downtown Development News & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/5-arrested-seattle-protests-downtown-development-news-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://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/imggallerya.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=48258">imggallerya.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 rendering of the Fifth + Columbia tower </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Work has </strong><a href="http://mynorthwest.com/1059/2652765/What-are-they-building-Skyscraper-finally-underway" target="_blank"><strong>finally begun on the</strong> stalled Fifth + Columbia </a>tower. The building will soar to 44 stories--one of the tallest in Seattle--and will house a four-star luxury hotel on the third through the 15th floors. The rest will be office space. Look for Fifth + Columbia to open sometime in 2016. <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="http://www.fifthandcolumbia.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Fifth + Columbia</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/10-great-places-have-thanksgiving-dinner-out">10 Great Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner Out</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-caramelized-onion-whipped-sweet-potatoes">Recipe of the Week: Caramelized Onion Whipped Sweet Potatoes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/5-arrested-seattle-protests-downtown-development-news-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:43:58 +0000 lauren.mang 44111 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 5 Ways to Survive a Dysfunctional Thanksgiving http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/5-ways-survive-dysfunctional-thanksgiving <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"> Be thankful for a stiff drink, a good excuse, and a quiet room in which to hide. </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/humor/kermitballoon.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55167">kermitballoon.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thanksgiving is supposed to be a joyous occasion wherein relatives young and old gather 'round for an epic feast, convivial conversation, sports (if you're into that), parades <a href="http://www.bloggeratlarge.com/americas/usa/macys-thanksgiving-day-balloon-accidents/" target="_blank">with accident-prone</a> balloons, and general family togetherness. Some of the time, however, it's a completely dysfunctional event from which you'd like to escape.</p> <p>(Lest my family read this and assume I'm referring to them: I'm not. I swear. Really.)</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> Ben W </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-great-places-have-thanksgiving-dinner-out">10 Great Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner Out</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/8-ways-get-your-home-ready-thanksgiving">8 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Thanksgiving</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/3-drinks-have-big-meal">3 Drinks to Have Before a Big Meal </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/5-ways-survive-dysfunctional-thanksgiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Humor Arts & Culture Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:30:32 +0000 lauren.mang 44107 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 7 Legal Ways to Help the Homeless During the Holidays http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/7-legal-ways-help-homeless-during-holidays <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> Erin Danly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As cities crack down on &#039;street feeding,&#039; there are still ways to help those in need </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/news-features/helping-homelessweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=38965">helping-homelessweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em><span style="font-size: x-small;">This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo</a>.</span></em></p> <p>Last month, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed a law restricting how and where people may feed the homeless. A week after it passed, the law was put into use when two pastors and a senior citizen were <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/11/05/fort-lauderdale-arrest-for-feeding-homeless/18525049/" target="_blank">arrested </a>for feeding the homeless on a beach.</p> <p><strong>Helping the homeless just got harder</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> lev radin / Shutterstock.com </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/bringing-focus-homelessness-social-media">Bringing Focus to Homelessness with Social Media</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/10-great-places-have-thanksgiving-dinner-out">10 Great Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner Out</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ban-boarding-mentally-ill-patients-goes-effect-soon">The Ban on ‘Boarding’ Mentally Ill Patients Goes Into Effect Soon</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/7-legal-ways-help-homeless-during-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:36:26 +0000 lauren.mang 44106 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Car Thefts on the Rise, Holiday Pot Sales & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/car-thefts-rise-holiday-pot-sales-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://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/marijuana_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=64507">marijuana.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><br><strong>Nordstrom has announced some big changes</strong> with its semi-annual sales: The luxury department store is abandoning those four semi-annual sales and instead plans to hold six clearance sales each year. According to <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/2014/11/nordstrom-nixes-big-semi-annual-sales.html" target="_blank"><em>The Puget Sound Business Journa</em>l</a>, "the six clearance sales will be storewide, rather than broken up by specific department, as the half-yearly sales were. The big July Anniversary Sale will remain unchanged."</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> colleen Whitfield </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/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/getting-know-seattle-riot">Getting to Know the Seattle Riot </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/holiday-cheat-sheet-9-easy-entertaining-ideas">The Holiday Cheat Sheet: 9 Easy Entertaining Ideas</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/car-thefts-rise-holiday-pot-sales-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:02:39 +0000 lauren.mang 44105 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Activists in Westlake Park, Snow, Tolls & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/activists-westlake-park-snow-tolls-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://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/stevenspass.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=90568">stevenspass.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Snow expected for the Cascades and Stevens Pass </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>It's Friday. It's raining. Potentially violent protesters could be mere steps from our offices. Leading off:</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> Matthew Piatt </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-cornish-college-arts-turns-100">#Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/what-seattles-doing-about-bad-traffic-hint-not-whole-lot">What Seattle&#039;s Doing About Bad Traffic (Hint: Not a Whole Lot)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/activists-westlake-park-snow-tolls-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:29:09 +0000 lauren.mang 44102 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 2015: Year for Big Headaches or Big Solutions? http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/2015-year-big-headaches-or-big-solutions <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/december-2014">December 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 predicts big expectations—and bigger worries—for 2015 </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/1214graymatters.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=27616">1214graymatters.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What will 2015 bring? </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Looking into my crystal ball—and yes, I have one, an old green Japanese fishing float—I foresee that the year 2015 promises to be the year of either Big Headaches or Big Solutions.<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> Sally Mahoney </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/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattle-skyscrapers-made-out-wood">Seattle Skyscrapers Made Out of Wood?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-cornish-college-arts-turns-100">#Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/2015-year-big-headaches-or-big-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gray Matters Arts & Culture Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:50:13 +0000 lauren.mang 44101 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Must List: Cinerama Reopens, Contemporary Dance Aplenty & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-cinerama-reopens-contemporary-dance-aplenty-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 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.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/cinerama.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44491">cinerama.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Welcome back, Cinerama! </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Make Reservations<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/10-great-places-have-thanksgiving-dinner-out" target="_blank">10 Restaurants Serving Up Thanksgiving Dinner</a></strong><br>Restaurants around Seattle are preparing Thanksgiving feasts for dine in and take out. Prix-fixe menus, buffets and smoked turkeys to-go give us plenty to be thankful for this year, but make your reservations, like, <em>now</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> <a href="http://www.cinerama.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of Cinerama</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-cornish-college-arts-turns-100">#Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/8-ways-get-your-home-ready-thanksgiving">8 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Thanksgiving</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/despite-troubled-waters-were-experiencing-oyster-renaissance">Despite Troubled Waters, We&#039;re Experiencing an Oyster Renaissance</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-cinerama-reopens-contemporary-dance-aplenty-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:25:36 +0000 lauren.mang 44098 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com #Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100 http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/throwback-thursday-cornish-college-arts-turns-100 <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> Sara Jones </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="/capitol-hillfirst-hill">Capitol Hill/First Hill</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The arts school celebrates a century and looks forward to what&#039;s next </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/cornishhistoric1920skerryhall.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35295">cornishhistoric1920skerryhall.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cornish students dance in tandem in the 1920s at Kerry Hall on Capitol Hill, still home to Cornish’s dance and theater departments </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.cornish.edu/">Cornish College of the Arts</a>—one of three colleges in the country that specializes in both the visual and performing arts—has turned 100 years old.</p> <p>Founder Nellie Cornish opened Cornish on Capitol Hill originally as a music school, and then expanded it to become an integrative arts campus. Cornish wanted her college to create “artists, citizens and innovator<span style="background-color: #ffffff;">s,” which Rosemary Jones, <span style="background-color: #ffffff;">Cornish’s director of communications, </span> feels it still does today.</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> Courtesy of Cornish College of the Arts </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-fall-farro-salad">Recipe of the Week: Fall Farro Salad</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/sea-star-deaths-linked-virus-bob-marley-weed-more">Sea Star Deaths Linked to Virus, Bob Marley Weed &amp; More</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/10-great-places-have-thanksgiving-dinner-out">10 Great Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner Out</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/throwback-thursday-cornish-college-arts-turns-100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:16:06 +0000 sara.jones 44079 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Kshama Sawant Arrested, Downtown Safety & More News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/kshama-sawant-arrested-downtown-safety-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://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/westlakeholiday.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=61639">westlakeholiday.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading off on this rather warm Thursday morning:</p> <p><strong>Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was arrested </strong>yesterday at a protest at Alaska Airlines' Seattle headquarters. The protest was in support of $15 wages for Alaska Airlines workers at Sea-Tac. <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/2014/11/seattle-councilwoman-kshama-sawant-arrested-at.html" target="_blank"><em>The Puget Sound Business Journal</em> reports</a> that three other people were also arrested, including two airport workers and a reverend.</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> Jeremy Reding </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/kshama-sawant-arrested-downtown-safety-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:03:24 +0000 lauren.mang 44091 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Liquor Delivery, Marshawn Lynch Returns Lost Wallet & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/liquor-delivery-marshawn-lynch-returns-lost-wallet-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://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/marshawn.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=25275">marshawn.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Beast Mode: The good samaritan </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Today I learned that liquor delivery in Seattle is a thing. Glorious. Read on:</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> Keith Allison </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/getting-know-seattle-riot">Getting to Know the Seattle Riot </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-fall-farro-salad">Recipe of the Week: Fall Farro Salad</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/liquor-delivery-marshawn-lynch-returns-lost-wallet-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:49:53 +0000 lauren.mang 44085 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com The Ban on ‘Boarding’ Mentally Ill Patients Goes Into Effect Soon http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ban-boarding-mentally-ill-patients-goes-effect-soon <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/december-2014">December 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Patients no longer held in ER until beds in psychiatric facilities become available </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/mentally-ill.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=25095">mentally-ill.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Seattleite Lynn Caldeiro can only remember fragments of her first hospitalization four years ago—a nurse standing over her, her husband crying by her side, her own high-pitched scream above the din of the Overlake emergency room. She was sedated, her wrist and ankle strapped to a gurney. When a bed became available six hours later, she was transferred to the psychiatric unit at Fairfax Hospital in Kirkland.</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> Sparth/Getty Images </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/best-bar-snacks-paseo-updates-more-news">Best Bar Snacks, Paseo Updates &amp; More News</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/must-list-seattle-shorts-film-fest-new-boutiques-more">Must List: Seattle Shorts Film Fest, New Boutiques &amp; More</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/3-hot-boozy-drinks-help-you-warm">3 Hot Boozy Drinks to Help You Warm Up </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ban-boarding-mentally-ill-patients-goes-effect-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:27:25 +0000 lauren.mang 43876 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Federal Law Guarantees Little in Regards to Overtime, Holiday Pay http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/federal-law-guarantees-little-regards-overtime-holiday-pay <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> Allen Taylor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Attempts to mandate paid time off fell flat in Congress </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/news-features/holidayhours.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=66234">holidayhours.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on<a href="http://nakedlaw.avvo.com/rights/federal-laws-overtime-pay-holiday-pay.html" target="_blank"> Avvo</a>. </em></span><a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/tanyamohn/2013/08/13/paid-time-off-forget-about-it-a-report-looks-at-how-the-u-s-compares-to-other-countries/" target="_blank"></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> Nathan Bush / Flickr </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/ban-boarding-mentally-ill-patients-goes-effect-soon">The Ban on ‘Boarding’ Mentally Ill Patients Goes Into Effect Soon</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-fall-farro-salad">Recipe of the Week: Fall Farro Salad</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/federal-law-guarantees-little-regards-overtime-holiday-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:24:36 +0000 lauren.mang 44081 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Sea Star Deaths Linked to Virus, Bob Marley Weed & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/sea-star-deaths-linked-virus-bob-marley-weed-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://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/0514seastars3.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=73417">0514seastars3.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Happy <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/11/18/uber-emil-michael/19213659/" target="_blank">everyone-is-mad-at-Uber</a> Day! Delete your app (you rebel!) and then let's dig into what's happening in Seattle:</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> Darrell gulin/the image bank/getty images; </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/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend">Is Seattle&#039;s &#039;Lumbersexual&#039; Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/recipe-week-fall-farro-salad">Recipe of the Week: Fall Farro Salad</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/10-great-places-have-thanksgiving-dinner-out">10 Great Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner Out</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/sea-star-deaths-linked-virus-bob-marley-weed-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:54:18 +0000 lauren.mang 44080 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Is Seattle's 'Lumbersexual' Style Finally Becoming a National Trend? http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend <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"> Bearded, flanneled hipsters have been around in Seattle long before they were cool </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/fashion-and-style/paulbunyan.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=19317">paulbunyan.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Portland&#039;s Paul Bunyan statue: The first Lumbersexual? </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>There's a new breed of men, from Ballard to Brooklyn.&nbsp; <br><br> It's the bearded, flanneled hipster, otherwise known as the "Lumbersexual." &nbsp; <br><br>Those are two words you rarely hear together. My dad used to work in logging camps in the 1930s and I heard his incredible stories at the dinner table, including ones I won’t repeat here dealing with the sex lives of the lonely, brutal men who worked with him. Let's just say that no one really wants to be on the business end of a horny lumberjack. Really, truly. No one. &nbsp; <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="/gallery/style-street-seattle-mens-fashion">Style on the Street: Seattle Men&#039;s Fashion</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/ode-pioneer-square-shopping">An Ode to Pioneer Square Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattles-thriving-small-and-slightly-secret-music-shows">Seattle&#039;s Thriving Small (and Slightly Secret) Music Shows</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/seattles-lumbersexual-style-finally-becoming-national-trend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Arts & Culture And Another Thing... 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