Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/blogs/%252F%20http%3A/www.seattlemag.com/article/environment/inside-seattles-super-eco-homes en The Local Artists Behind These 4 New Arts Venues http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/local-artists-behind-these-4-new-arts-venues <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/may-2015">May 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Transforming old, forgotten spaces into promising new venues </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-entertainment/0515artsvenues.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=32171">0515artsvenues.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 Not-Its play a kids show at the newly transformed Ballard Homestead </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>While shiny new buildings crowd the Seattle skyline, local artists are moving into old forgotten spaces—and transforming them into promising new arts venues.<br><br><strong>1. Ballard Homestead</strong><br>6451 Jones Ave. NW in Ballard, built in 1923, open since March<br><strong>Most recently: </strong>Church of the Nazarene <br><strong>Who’s behind it:</strong> Abbey Arts, the people behind Fremont Abbey Arts Center<br><strong>Focus:</strong> Live music comcerts, literary classes, cultural events (also available as a rental event space)</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/what-do-fall-new-arts-venues">What to do This Fall: New Arts Venues</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/spring-arts-preview-2013-three-new-venues-rethink-arts-space">Spring Arts Preview 2013: Three New Venues Rethink Arts Space</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-live-music-venues-seattle">The Best Live Music Venues in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/local-artists-behind-these-4-new-arts-venues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:28:25 +0000 lauren.mang 44848 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com The Makers: Ten Hundred's World of Color http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/makers-ten-hundreds-world-color <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A local artist injects imagination into communities near and far </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/visual-arts/0415tenhundredfinal.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=27886">0415tenhundredfinal.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ten Hundred painted the commemorative mural on Capitol Hill for Caffe Vita&#039;s 20th Anniversary </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em style="color: #252525; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px;"><span style="font-size: medium;">The Makers is a new column on Seattlemag.com that explores different Seattle creatives and their crafts. These artists live to design, connect and create.&nbsp;</span></em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Red Williamson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/makers-spilled-turns-streetwear-floorwear">The Makers: Spilled Turns Streetwear into Floorwear</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/vibrant-new-murals-seattle">Vibrant New Murals in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/makers-ten-hundreds-world-color" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Arts Arts & Culture Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:05:26 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44837 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Is the Port Ducking its Responsibility for Protecting the Sound? http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/port-ducking-its-responsibility-protecting-sound <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lisa-wogan">Lisa Wogan</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/may-2015">May 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With the prospect of Arctic drilling rigs parked in the Port of Seattle, the city preps for a fight </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/0515hottopic.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=26018">0515hottopic.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 Polar Pioneer—shown here during transport from from Norway to Singapore last year—is on it’s way to Seattle </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spring arrived early in Seattle this year. Above average temperatures and dry days were the norm in February. The cherry trees at the University of Washington bloomed two weeks ahead of schedule. Tulips in the Skagit Valley popped open well before the start of the annual April tulip festival. But the pleasure many of us took in the mild weather was tempered by looming concern over the consequences. &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-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> Morten Berge / 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/how-oil-trains-through-downtown-seattle-could-put-us-risk-0">How Oil Trains Through Downtown Seattle Could Put us at Risk</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/oil-and-puget-sound-orcas-can-they-survive-spill">Oil and the Puget Sound Orcas: Can They Survive a Spill?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/alaska-first-red-state-legalize-marijuana">Alaska is First Red State to Legalize Marijuana</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/port-ducking-its-responsibility-protecting-sound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features environment oil rigs in seattle Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:06:11 +0000 lauren.mang 44843 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com William Shatner Wants Our Water. We Shouldn't Give it to Him. http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/william-shatner-wants-our-water-we-shouldnt-give-it-him <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"> The actor has proposed building a pipeline to funnel Northwest water to California </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/columbiagorge.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=58218">columbiagorge.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 Columbia River Gorge </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em>, </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for </em>Seattle <em>Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent pundit on KUOW--takes an in-depth look at some of the highly topical and sometimes polarizing issues in our city. </em><br><br>William Shatner wants our water.</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> Maureen Didde </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-too-white">Is Seattle Too White?</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/knute-bergers-quest-rename-seattle-continues-sealth-campaign">Knute Berger&#039;s Quest to Rename Seattle Continues: The Sealth Campaign</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/william-shatner-wants-our-water-we-shouldnt-give-it-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Arts & Culture Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:47:24 +0000 lauren.mang 44842 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Smart Parking, Orchard Food Truck, Real Change App & More http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/smart-parking-orchard-food-truck-real-change-app-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> Jaclyn Norton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top Seattle news stories you should be reading today </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://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/0415news.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=21556">0415news.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Web developers from Google built the new Real Change app which allows customers to download the paper cash-free, directly to their phones </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Smart Parking.</strong> The first to emerge from the $20 million overhaul of Seattle's paid parking system is a new "smart" <a href="http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/" target="_blank">variable rate parking machine</a>, <em>The Capitol Hill Blog</em> reports. The new machine will offer a faster, smarter and more seamless transaction process, automatically charging tenants variable rates depending on the time of day. The machines will first pop-up in Pioneer Square, with Pike/Pine on Capitol Hill to follow later this year, and more in 2016.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Photo Credit: Capitol Hill Blog </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="/article/selfie-now-legit-scrabble-word-more-news">&#039;Selfie&#039; is Now a Legit Scrabble Word &amp; More News </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/twin-peaks-back-pot-protests-more-news">&#039;Twin Peaks&#039; is Back, Pot Protests &amp; More News</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/smart-parking-orchard-food-truck-real-change-app-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Arts & Culture Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:41:06 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44838 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Local Web Series Finds Unexpected Success in Promoting Kindness http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/local-web-series-finds-unexpected-success-promoting-kindness <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"> Talk It Up TV&#039;s Anny Havland helps those in need, one act of kindness at a time </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/annyhavlandtalkituptv.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=22046">annyhavlandtalkituptv.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Anny Havland, founder, executive producer and host of Talk It Up TV </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In 2004, Anny Havland and her business partner co-founded the independent firm Neighborhood Mortgage in Bellingham and built incredibly successful careers as a mortgage brokers.</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> Vera Pash Photography </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/local-web-series-finds-unexpected-success-promoting-kindness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:19:25 +0000 lauren.mang 44790 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Must List: Cocktail Party Dance Show, Political Thriller on Stage http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-cocktail-party-dance-show-political-thriller-stage <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/monica-bill-barnes-and-anna-bass-christopher-duggan.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36934">monica-bill-barnes-and-anna-bass-christopher-duggan.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must Interact<br><a href=" http://www.seattlemag.com/events/complex-movements" target="_blank">On The Boards Presents Complex Movements</a></strong><br>(4/16 to 4/19, times vary) A hip-hop activist, a graphic designer and a creative technologist walk into a bar. Or something like that. This innovative, interactive, futuristic Detroit collective blends music, high-tech visuals and immersive activism as they invite viewers to imagine themselves as post-apocalyptic survivors.</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://velocitydancecenter.org/events/guest-artist-series-monica-bill-barnes/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Christopher Duggan</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/former-canlis-sommelier-nabs-lofty-status-launch-wine-education-company">Former Canlis Sommelier Nabs Lofty Status, to Launch Wine Education Company</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/pacific-science-center-launches-program-autistic-children">Pacific Science Center Launches Program for Autistic Children</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/poems-drinks-5-seattle-bars">Poems + Drinks at 5 Seattle Bars </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/must-list-cocktail-party-dance-show-political-thriller-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:39 +0000 lauren.mang 44835 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Public Hearing on Smoking Ban in Parks, Streetcar Ads http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/public-hearing-smoking-ban-parks-streetcar-ads <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/freeway.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=90037">freeway.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&#039;s Freeway Park </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Smokeless in Seattle: </strong>There's a new proposal to ban smoking in all public parks in Seattle and you'll have your chance to voice your opinion on the issue tonight at a public hearing.</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> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/public-hearing-smoking-ban-parks-streetcar-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:31:56 +0000 lauren.mang 44833 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Ginny Gilder is The Girl in the Boat http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ginny-gilder-girl-boat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lisa-wogan">Lisa Wogan</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/may-2015">May 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle Storm co-owner Ginny Gilder steers her memoir across the finish line </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/0515seattleite.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=41036">0515seattleite.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ginny Gilder balances in a single scull on Union Bay, outside the University of Washington’s Conibear Shellhouse </div> </div> </div> <p>The fact that she wasn’t a writer was no more likely to keep Ginny Gilder from penning a memoir than the fact that she wasn’t a rower (or even an athlete) would keep her from making the U.S. Olympic rowing team five years after first stepping into a shell. The Capitol Hill–based strategic adviser knows how to make things happen.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Photo Credit: 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="/truathlete-host-three-sport-competition-everyone">TruAthlete to Host a Three-Sport Competition for Everyone</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/most-influential-seattle-storm-lauren-jackson-9">Most Influential: Seattle Storm Lauren Jackson</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/athletic-shoe-guide">Athletic Shoe Guide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ginny-gilder-girl-boat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Arts & Culture Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:04:18 +0000 jaclyn.norton 44831 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Equal Pay Day reflections around the Web http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/equal-pay-day-reflections-around-web <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> Matthew Longman </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tweets and articles take a look at the role that gender plays in our lives </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/commentary/equal-pay-day1-710x434.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=20262">equal-pay-day1-710x434.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.avvo.com" target="_blank">Avvo.com</a>.</em></span></p> <p>With #EqualPayDay this week, we reflected on the role that gender plays in&nbsp;our professional and cultural lives. Here are a few&nbsp;tweets and articles that made us think about women’s rights around&nbsp;the country, plus one about the rights of those who identify outside of the traditional male/female binary.</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> Shutterstock </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/equal-pay-day-reflections-around-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News & Features Arts & Culture Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:10:12 +0000 lauren.mang 44827 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Ferry Reservation System Fails, New Hotel Planned for Downtown http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ferry-reservation-system-fails-new-hotel-planned-downtown <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/ferry.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=44099">ferry.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 new online ferry reservation system experienced technical difficulties on its first day </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>#BlackLivesMatter: Columbia City Gallery is</strong> featuring artwork from artist Aramis Hamer that "provides different points of view on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement," <a href=" http://www.king5.com/story/news/2015/04/15/columbia-city-gallery-black-lives-matter/25804799/" target="_blank">reports King 5 News</a>. The exhibit will run through mid-May.</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.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ferry-reservation-system-fails-new-hotel-planned-downtown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:42:43 +0000 lauren.mang 44803 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Westlake Protest Planned Today and more News http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/westlake-protest-planned-today-and-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/westlakepark.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=86242">westlakepark.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Protest planned for today: </strong>According to the Seattle chapter of the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/October-22-Coalition-To-Stop-Police-Brutality-Seattle/168280703224023" target="_blank">October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality's Facebook page</a>, there will be a protest held today at 2 p.m. in Westlake 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> Jan Kronsell </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/westlake-protest-planned-today-and-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:57:59 +0000 lauren.mang 44798 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Recyclable Coffee Pods, Delta Beats Alaska in Performance Study http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/recyclable-coffee-pods-delta-beats-alaska-performance-study <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 </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/alaska_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35006">alaska.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alaska Airlines ranked no. 5 in an annual performance study. Its competitor came in at no. 3 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Seattle Seahawks players </strong>took a trip to Maui for their annual training camp. King 5 News has photos of all the fun (plus a video of the guys playing Marco Polo in the pool!) right <a href="http://www.king5.com/story/sports/nfl/seahawks/2015/04/13/seahawks-training-camp-maui-hawaii/25707123/" target="_blank">here</a>.&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> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/recyclable-coffee-pods-delta-beats-alaska-performance-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:29:24 +0000 lauren.mang 44793 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Pronto Week Begins Monday, KEXP Loses Some Funding http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/pronto-week-begins-monday-kexp-loses-some-funding <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/pronto.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=71994">pronto.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>It's been six months since bike share program</strong> Pronto Cycle Share unleashed its fleet of bikes upon Seattle and to celebrate its successful stint, Pronto is declaring next week (April 13-19) Pronto Week. During the special week, riders can expect reduced pricing including $79 annual memberships (normally $85), $6 single-day passes (normally $8), plus member discounts on merch from places like Timbuk2 and ACT Theatre, a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1431585610475284/ " target="_blank">party</a> on April 16 and more.</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.prontocycleshare.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of Pronto Cycle Share</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/pronto-week-begins-monday-kexp-loses-some-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:57:53 +0000 lauren.mang 44791 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com New Book Traces the Evolution of Pot Legalization in Washington and Colorado http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/new-book-traces-evolution-pot-legalization-washington-and-colorado <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/april-2015">April 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A local writer explores the unchartered world of legal weed </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/literature/0415weedbookauthor.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=19371">0415weedbookauthor.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Author Bruce Barcott </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Back in 2012, environmental journalist Bruce Barcott was considering voting no on Initiative 502, due to a general distaste for cannabis culture and a vague fear that legalizing marijuana might make it too available to his kids. But after a bit of browbeating by a pro-legalization friend, the author (<em>The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw</em>), who lives on Bainbridge Island, did some research and discovered the startling statistics about pot-possession arrests—and the extreme racial bias exhibited therein.</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 Keatley </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/changes-laws-may-bring-marijuana-use-lounges-washington">Changes in Laws May Bring &#039;Marijuana Use Lounges&#039; to Washington</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/lost-weed">Navigating Washington State&#039;s Medical Marijuana Maze</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/cupcake-royale-owner-and-pastry-chef-launch-3-new-ventures">Cupcake Royale Owner and Pastry Chef Launch 3 New Ventures</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/new-book-traces-evolution-pot-legalization-washington-and-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Literature Arts & Entertainment Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:53:16 +0000 lauren.mang 44789 at http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com