Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Freply/comment/reply/33999 en Mountain Name Change, Power Outages and More News http://seattlemag.com/article/mountain-name-change-power-outages-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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/denali.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=28778">denali.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After President Obama&#039;s visit to Alaska, his administration will rename Mount McKinley to Denali, in support of the Alaskan people </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Yesterday, several residents in West Seattle</strong> reported seeing a plane skywriting Black Lives Matter in a sliver of blue sky. Photos of the event can be seen at the <a href="http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/skywriting-seen-from-west-seattle-black-lives-matter/" target="_blank">West Seattle Blog</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Denali National Park and Preserve via Flickr </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/mountain-name-change-power-outages-and-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:56:07 +0000 lauren.mang 45625 at http://seattlemag.com The New Guitar Hero is Awesome http://seattlemag.com/article/new-guitar-hero-awesome <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"> I tried the new Guitar Hero Live, launching in October. And it&#039;s awesome </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-entertainment/guitar-hero-liveghliverock-block-5.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=31652">guitar-hero-liveghliverock-block-5.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> There is also a vocal element to the new Guitar Hero Live, shown at the top </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Back in February, <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2015/02/24/guitar-hero-revival/" target="_blank">Engaget reported</a> that Activision would be rebooting its beloved, fake-guitar-strumming franchise <em>Guitar Hero</em> this year after halting development in 2011 "following the underwhelming release of <em>Guitar Hero 5</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> Courtesy of Activision </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/new-guitar-hero-awesome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment games Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:41:39 +0000 lauren.mang 45624 at http://seattlemag.com PAX Prime, Local 'Up' House Movie & More News http://seattlemag.com/article/pax-prime-local-house-movie-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> Kirsten Abel </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/pax.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=63619">pax.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fans watch a League of Legends tournament at PAX Seattle in 2014 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Gamer Gathering: </strong>PAX Prime&nbsp;<a href="http://prime.paxsite.com" target="_blank">starts</a>&nbsp;tomorrow at several venues in downtown Seattle. PAX is one of the largest gaming conventions in North America, so be prepared for lots of costumed gaming fans to be out and about this weekend.</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/lolesports/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Riot esports</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/our-favorite-looks-nordstrom-designer-preview">Our Favorite Looks from the Nordstrom Designer Preview</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/whats-wrong-house-queen-anne-abode-views">What&#039;s Wrong With This House: Queen Anne Abode with Views</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/see-fixer-uppers-dramatic-and-fresh-transformation">See This Fixer-Upper&#039;s Dramatic and Fresh Transformation</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/pax-prime-local-house-movie-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fashion and Style Arts & Entertainment Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:54:30 +0000 kirsten.abel 45622 at http://seattlemag.com The Must List: Laugh Riot, a Colorful Art Exhibit http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-laugh-riot-colorful-art-exhibit <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/seattlefloor.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=53057">seattlefloor.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 Seattle Floor exhibit </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must See<br><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-photogs-solo-show-reveals-portraits-local-musicians" target="_blank">Portraits of Seattle Rockers at Union Stables Building</a></strong><br>(8/27 to 9/11, times vary) In his new solo show, Musician: A Portrait Project, Ernie Sapiro exhibits intimate photographs of a diverse range of local musicians, including Mike McCready, Trimpin and Star Anna. Here, he chats with co-producer Nancy Guppy about the show.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/826244987490443/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Courtesy of The Seattle Floor by Veit Stratmann Facebook page</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/must-list-laugh-riot-colorful-art-exhibit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:05:00 +0000 lauren.mang 45618 at http://seattlemag.com Instagram Inspiration: Thrill Seekers http://seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-thrill-seekers <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> Kirsten Abel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Feel the wind in your hair and ditch your worries with these five action-packed activities </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/outdoor-living/0828-insta-cropped.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=73588">0828-insta-cropped.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Instagram Inspiration is a column on Seattlemag.com that explores our favorite Instagram themes each week. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On my way home from work this week, I walked by some kids playing in a park near my house. Four of them had set up a soccer game in the grass with a pair of shoes acting as the goalposts. Another girl, maybe 3 or 4 years old, flew past me on a plastic tricycle. She grinned ecstatically and pedaled recklessly fast. The look on her face said “THIS IS SO FUN.” She had no fear of crashing and no reason to slow down.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-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-lazy-persons-iron-man">Instagram Inspiration: A Lazy Person&#039;s Iron Man</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-hooked-books">Instagram Inspiration: Hooked on Books</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-hot-seattle-lunch-spots">Instagram Inspiration: Hot Seattle Lunch Spots</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/instagram-inspiration-thrill-seekers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoor Living Arts & Entertainment Instagram Inspiration Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:52:37 +0000 kirsten.abel 45615 at http://seattlemag.com Uniqlo to Open in Bellevue October 16 and More News http://seattlemag.com/article/uniqlo-open-bellevue-october-16-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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/uniqlo_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=75217">uniqlo.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Uniqlo is set to open its Bellevue Square store on Friday, October 16 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Uniqlo has announced that the opening</strong> date for its Bellevue Square location will be Friday, October 16. The nearly 16,000-square-foot store will be the Japanese apparel retailer's first Pacific Northwest location and will house the brand's full assortment of men's, women's and children's collections. “Opening in [the Seattle region] gives UNIQLO a greater opportunity to expand the reach of the brand to quality-conscious customers, as well as better serve the growing needs of our customers on the west coast,” Larry Meyer, ceo, Uniqlo USA said in a press release.</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 Uniqlo </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/uniqlo-open-bellevue-october-16-and-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:29:54 +0000 lauren.mang 45612 at http://seattlemag.com Ed Brooks Talks about Seattle's Diverse Sound http://seattlemag.com/article/ed-brooks-talks-about-seattles-diverse-sound <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> Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seattle&#039;s master of mastering on music, the secret to creating a great record </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/music/edbrooksjpg.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=61621">edbrooksjpg.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ed Brooks </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On January 30, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready teamed up with the Seattle Symphony and an all-star cast of rock musicians – from bassist Duff McKagan to singers Chris Cornell and Kim Virant – at Benaroya Hall to perform original compositions as well as songs from the band, Mad Season. The night of music, part of SSO’s fifth annual Sonic Evolution Series, where well-known musicians write original works tailored specifically for the symphony, was laid to tape and <a href="http://pearljam.com/goods/product_info.php?products_id=3365" target="_blank">will be released </a>August 28 on vinyl.</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> Jake Uitti </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/ed-brooks-talks-about-seattles-diverse-sound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:05:51 +0000 lauren.mang 45610 at http://seattlemag.com What to See This Fall: Film http://seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-film-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2015">September 2015</a> </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/film/0915fallartsfilm.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=47222">0915fallartsfilm.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;Drawing the Tiger,&#039; playing at Local Sightings </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Seattle indie filmmaking scene is currently thriving, thanks to locally based filmmakers such as Lynn Shelton, Megan Griffiths, Mel Eslyn and Lacey Leavitt, who make it a priority to film in Washington state. (Follow the Keep Film in WA campaign at <a href="http://www.washingtonfilmworks.org" target="_blank">washingtonfilmworks.org</a>.)</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> NW Film Forum </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="/emp-s-fantasy-exhibit-nifty-nffty-films-and-other-weekend-musts">EMP’s Fantasy Exhibit, Nifty NFFTY films and Other Weekend Musts</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/lifestyle/seattle-s-indieflix-offers-short-films-sweet-format">Seattle’s IndieFlix Offers Short Films in a Sweet Format</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-film-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:05:45 +0000 danny.calkins 45608 at http://seattlemag.com Is Seattle too fancy? http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-too-fancy <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"> Conspicuous consumption is frowned upon no more </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/commentary/subarujpg.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=71432">subarujpg.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Are Seattleites trading in the sensible Subaru for flashier wheels? </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As the city transforms around us, one of the most noticeable impacts is the visibility of affluence. I remember a time when Seattle’s rich flaunted their wealth with an understated Volvo station wagon or a modest mid-century home tucked into the trees. Wealthy neighborhoods were discreet: Broadmoor lay behind walls (and even barbed wire), The Highlands invisible in the forest. Conspicuous consumption was frowned upon.</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> order_242 from Chile (Subaru Forester S 2003) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/seattle-too-fancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Arts & Culture Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:56:08 +0000 lauren.mang 45606 at http://seattlemag.com What to Do This Fall: Music Events http://seattlemag.com/article/what-do-fall-music-events-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2015">September 2015</a> </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/music/0915fallartsopera.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35482">0915fallartsopera.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 Pearl Fishers </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong><span style="color: #ff6600;">OPERA</span></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> Ken Howard </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/free-outdoor-music-events">Free Outdoor Music Events</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/inside-mind-mad-music-scientist-trimpin">Inside the Mind of Mad Music Scientist Trimpin</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/hear-classical-music-peninsula">Hear Classical Music on the Peninsula</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/what-do-fall-music-events-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:44:48 +0000 danny.calkins 45605 at http://seattlemag.com Dragon Sculpture in SLU, Volunteer Firefighters Wanted & more http://seattlemag.com/article/dragon-sculpture-slu-volunteer-firefighters-wanted-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/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/wildfiresjpg.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80397">wildfiresjpg.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BLM emergency firefighters take the &quot;Pack Test&quot; in Vale, Oregon </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>For the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRTkCHE1sS4" target="_blank">Veruca Salts </a>of the</strong> world, online retailer Amazon has at last expanded its one-hour delivery Prime Now service to Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland and will expand to other zip codes soon.</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> Photos by Larry Moore, BLM Vale via Flickr </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/dragon-sculpture-slu-volunteer-firefighters-wanted-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture News of the day Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:56:36 +0000 lauren.mang 45604 at http://seattlemag.com What to See This Fall: Theater http://seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-theater-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2015">September 2015</a> </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/theater/0915falltheater.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=38734">0915falltheater.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> La Mélancolie des Dragons </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="color: #ff6600;">YOU THINK YOUR LIFE IS COMPLICATED? <span style="color: #000000;">If you find that your every hangnail has become cause for a meltdown, may we gently suggest attending one of these productions—talk about drama!—all of which offer a sense of perspective.</span></span><strong><span style="color: #ff6600;"><br><br></span></strong><span style="color: #ff6600;"><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>THE CHILDREN’S HOUR </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> Martin Argyroglo </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/theater-culinary-delights">A Theater of Culinary Delights</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5th-ave-theater-gives-oklahoma-update">5th Ave Theater Gives &#039;Oklahoma!&#039; an Update</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/%5Buser-raw%5D/theater-festival-sense-urgency">A theater festival with a sense of urgency</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-theater-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Arts & Entertainment Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:44:32 +0000 danny.calkins 45603 at http://seattlemag.com What to See This Fall: Dance http://seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-dance-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2015">September 2015</a> </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/seasonal-arts-preview/0915akramkhan.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=48264">0915akramkhan.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> London-based choreographer Akram Khan comes to Meany Hall in November </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Whim W'Him</strong><br>For its new production, Choreographic Shindig, the company founded by former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer Olivier Wevers put out an international call for choreographers—and received 95 applicants. The company members chose three (from Texas, San Francisco and Switzerland) et voilà, the contemporary ballet party begins. 9/11–9/19. Erickson Theater Off Broadway, 1524 Harvard Ave.; 206.329.1050; <a href="http://www.whimwhim.org/" target="_blank">whimwhim.org</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Jean Louis Fernandez </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-dance-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seasonal Arts Preview Dance Arts & Entertainment Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:27:45 +0000 kirsten.abel 45601 at http://seattlemag.com What to Do This Fall: Literature http://seattlemag.com/article/what-do-fall-literature <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2015">September 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peruse the fall literary listings—in rhyme </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/seasonal-arts-preview/0915gloriasteinem.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=63212">0915gloriasteinem.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> See Gloria Steinem at Benaroya Hall on November 8 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This season’s wealth of literary proceedings<br>Makes clear that Seattle is a hot spot for readings.<br>We’ll start things off with the surfeit of memoirists<br>painting impressions with a skill that’s Renoir-ish.</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/what-do-fall-literature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seasonal Arts Preview Literature Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:33:41 +0000 kirsten.abel 45599 at http://seattlemag.com Our Picks for What to See and Do This Fall http://seattlemag.com/article/our-picks-what-see-and-do-fall-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/brangien-davis">Brangien Davis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2015">September 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The local visual arts, performance and music scene is revved up and ready to rock your world </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/seasonal-arts-preview/0915pae-white.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=74983">0915pae-white.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pae White&#039;s “Too Much Night, again” at the South London Gallery </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>From dance about Carl Sagan to photography about the black experience to theater about<em> The Simpsons</em>, this season’s lineup isn’t afraid to go there. Step out of your comfort zone and explore something you've never considered. We've divided up the best of the best this season into six categories for your arts-enjoying pleasure. Click on any one of the links below to begin your journey.</p> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-see-fall-visual-arts-0" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>VISUAL ARTS</strong></span></a></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> South London Gallery </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bellevue-art-gallery-opening-second-location-pioneer-square">Bellevue Art Gallery Opening Second Location, in Pioneer Square</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/catching-drew-christie-after-his-sundance-success">Catching up with Drew Christie After His Sundance Success</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/exclusive-musical-tribute-viaduct">An Exclusive Musical Tribute to the Viaduct </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://seattlemag.com/article/our-picks-what-see-and-do-fall-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seasonal Arts Preview Arts & Entertainment Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:45:29 +0000 kirsten.abel 45598 at http://seattlemag.com