Arts & Culture Blog - SeattleMag.com http://local.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fculture/news-features/shopping/comment/reply/33987 en Three New Albums to Listen to This Fall http://local.seattlemag.com/article/three-new-albums-listen-fall <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/october-2014">October 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fresh incarnations and new albums for three beloved Seattle musicians </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/1014bandshot.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=66850">1014bandshot.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Bazan + Passenger String Quartet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you’ve been following the career of <a href="http://www.davidbazan.com/" target="_blank">David Bazan</a> (center of main photo above) you know he moved from lead singer and songwriter for indie-darling band Pedro the Lion to existential crisis to creating acclaimed solo work. For his newest album, <em>David Bazan + Passenger String Quartet</em>, he bonded with Seattle’s most sought-after experimental neoclassical backing band, led by Andrew Joslyn. Bazan’s beautiful voice recalls Elvis Costello, and is a perfect, scratchy complement to the beautiful strings aching underneath.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> ryan russell </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/deep-sea-divers-always-waiting-ep-released-today">Deep Sea Diver&#039;s &quot;Always Waiting&quot; EP Released Today</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/exclusive-musical-tribute-viaduct">An Exclusive Musical Tribute to the Viaduct </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/cd-release-party-local-band-tacocat-contemporary-dance-festival-and-seattle-symphony-s-performance-s">A CD Release Party for Local Band Tacocat, a Contemporary Dance Festival and the Seattle Symphony’s Performance of Symphonie Fantastique</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/three-new-albums-listen-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Arts & Culture Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:02:32 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43895 at http://local.seattlemag.com Must List: A Literature Crawl, 'Laggies' On Screen & More http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-literature-crawl-laggies-screen-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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/must-list/0914fallartsfilm.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=53940">0914fallartsfilm.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Keira Knightley stars in &#039;Laggies&#039; </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Must See<br>Local B-Boys Showcase the Art of Breakdancing</strong><br>(10/23 to 10/26, times vary) Recently, Seattle-based choreographer Amy O’Neal has explored feminism by way of her own kickass hip-hop dance performances. In Opposing Forces, she steps behind the scenes, setting a new dance piece on five local B-Boys from different breakdancing crews, and in the process, questions stereotypes and assumptions in this urban subculture.</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 SIFF </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-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 class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0">Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/diwali-celebrations-india-seattle">Diwali Celebrations from India to Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-literature-crawl-laggies-screen-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Must List Arts & Entertainment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:16:29 +0000 lauren.mang 43894 at http://local.seattlemag.com #Throwback Thursday: Top Chef in Seattle http://local.seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-top-chef-seattle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> That time when A-listers Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, and Gail Simmons were right in our backyard </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hosts.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62700">hosts.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Judge and host Padma Lakshmi and judge Tom Colicchio during &#039;Top Chef&#039; season 10 in Seattle </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bravo TV's 12th season of <em>Top Chef</em> premiered last Wednesday. This year, a new crop of culinary masters takes their knives to Boston and boy, is the competition stiff. Two chefs have already packed up those knives and left the show–last night their departure was because of a slightly undercooked veal chop. <br></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TOPCHEF" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Top Chef</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-bruce-lees-seattle-days">#Throwback Thursday: Bruce Lee&#039;s Seattle Days</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-seahawks-through-years">#Throwback Thursday: Seahawks Through The Years</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/throwback-thursday-pike-place-market-then-and-now">#Throwback Thursday: Pike Place Market, Then and Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/throwback-thursday-top-chef-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Arts & Culture Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:02:02 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43893 at http://local.seattlemag.com Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle? http://local.seattlemag.com/article/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0 <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> Mandolin Brassaw </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/november-2014">November 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rental housing prices in the city are increasing at alarming rates. Time to bring back rent control? </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/hot-topic/money-city.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=57118">money-city.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Richard has lived in Seattle for 32 years. In 2001, he moved into a small, one-bedroom apartment on <a href="http://seattlemag.com/capitol-hillfirst-hill" target="_blank">Capitol Hill</a>, where rent was $650 a month. In 2013, new building owners made some general improvements and then began raising rents. His bill jumped to $1,000. Then $1,200. Over the course of the next 18 months, his rent increased every few months—which caused many of his fellow tenants to leave, until he was one of only four of the original 30 remaining. “Last month, I wrote a check for over $1,600.</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/rad-apartment-rentals-seattle">Rad Apartment Rentals in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/architects-own-remodel-features-new-flooring">An Architect&#039;s Own Remodel Features New Flooring</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hot Topic Home and Garden Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:40:26 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43848 at http://local.seattlemag.com Record Rainfall, Pronto Bike Share Reaches 4,000 Rides & More http://local.seattlemag.com/article/record-rainfall-pronto-bike-share-reaches-4000-rides-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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/rainyweather.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=84354">rainyweather.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rain, rain, go away </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://seattle.eater.com/2014/10/23/7048445/29-ski-country-dive-bars-in-washington-state-and-beyond" target="_blank">Curbed Ski released a big </a>list of the best ski country dive bars, with a few in Washington State. Among the nearby favrorites? Mount Si Pub in North Bend, Wash., and The Snorting Elk Cellar in Enumclaw, Wash. &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Oran Viriyincy </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-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 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/recipe-week-neiman-marcus-mahi-mahi-tacos">Recipe of the Week: Neiman Marcus&#039; Mahi Mahi Tacos</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/record-rainfall-pronto-bike-share-reaches-4000-rides-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:03:40 +0000 lauren.mang 43879 at http://local.seattlemag.com What Seattle's Doing About Bad Traffic (Hint: Not a Whole Lot) http://local.seattlemag.com/article/what-seattles-doing-about-bad-traffic-hint-not-whole-lot <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"> A light at the end of the tunnel for Seattle&#039;s transportation woes? Not if you drive a car. </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/news-features/seattletraffic.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=41914">seattletraffic.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>I live in West Seattle. I take the RapidRide C Line into downtown every day. The distance from my bus stop on Findlay Street SW to the <em>Seattle </em>magazine offices is 6.4 miles. Yesterday morning, it took me one hour to go 6.4 miles.</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> Heather </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/8-thoughts-go-through-your-mind-while-traffic">The 8 Thoughts That Go Through Your Mind While in Traffic</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0">Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle? </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/home-week-cozy-west-seattle-remodel">Home of the Week: A Cozy West Seattle Remodel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/what-seattles-doing-about-bad-traffic-hint-not-whole-lot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Features Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:17:24 +0000 lauren.mang 43872 at http://local.seattlemag.com 'Selfie' is Now a Legit Scrabble Word & More News http://local.seattlemag.com/article/selfie-now-legit-scrabble-word-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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/scrabble.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55566">scrabble.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> You have 5,000 new words you can spell in Scrabble. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>There <a href=" http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/seattle/2014/10/22/scrabble-players-delve-into-thousands-of-new-words/17705383/" target="_blank">are 5,000 new legit words that SCRABBLE players can use </a>without fear of a challenge. A sampling of those words: Chillax, Hashtag, Texter and, of course, Selfie.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Janet Galore </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/sims-meets-seattle-recreating-emerald-city-sims-4">Sims Meets Seattle: Recreating the Emerald City in Sims 4</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/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0">Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle? </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/selfie-now-legit-scrabble-word-more-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:04:21 +0000 lauren.mang 43870 at http://local.seattlemag.com Seattle Choreographer on What She Loves (and Hates) About Dance http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-choreographer-what-she-loves-and-hates-about-dance <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> Nancy Guppy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/november-2014">November 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nancy Guppy invites Seattle choreographer Peggy Piacenza to dance </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/dance/1114guppy.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=66111">1114guppy.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nancy Guppy and Peggy Piacenza </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Peggy Piacenza has been dancing for more than 25 years, collaborating with prominent avant-garde choreographers such as Dayna Hanson, Pat Graney and Deborah Hay.<em> Touch Me Here</em> is her first full-length solo piece, a “movement memoir” informed in part by Lotan Baba (the “rolling saint” of India) and the Fellini film Nights of Cabiria. Using a one-two punch of humor and pathos, Piacenza blends dance, film and theater with original music performed live by cellist Scott Bell. 11/20–11/22. 8 p.m. $15–$20.</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> Scott Stedman </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/parks-and-recreation-star-pamela-reed-chats-nancy-guppy">&#039;Parks and Recreation&#039; Star Pamela Reed Chats with Nancy Guppy</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/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0">Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle? </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-choreographer-what-she-loves-and-hates-about-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dance Arts & Entertainment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:31:31 +0000 lauren.mang 43863 at http://local.seattlemag.com The New Wave of Police Reform in Seattle http://local.seattlemag.com/article/new-wave-police-reform-seattle <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/november-2014">November 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 considers Seattle’s long history of citizen-police clashes </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/gray-matters/1114graymatters.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=69342">1114graymatters.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Police responded to the 1999 WTO protests in full paramilitary gear </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tucked away on a sliver of Third Avenue near Jackson Street in Pioneer Square is the Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum, where exhibits offer a quick course in how law enforcement has worked in Seattle since the first marshal was hired in the 1860s. You’ll see badges, uniforms, guns, nightsticks and the mustachioed faces of the men in Stetsons or blue helmets who kept order back in the day. You’ll see the antique shackles, rubber hoses and black jacks (batons) that were common tools of the police trade in the days before drones, armored vehicles and SWAT teams.</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> Steve Kaiser </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/look-guns-washington-state">A Look at Guns in Washington State</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/waterfront-woes-new-designs-still-dont-get-it-right">Waterfront Woes: The New Designs Still Don&#039;t Get It Right</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/new-wave-police-reform-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gray Matters Arts & Culture Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:01:57 +0000 lauren.mang 43862 at http://local.seattlemag.com More Bertha Delays, SPU Welcoming Tent City & More http://local.seattlemag.com/article/more-bertha-delays-spu-welcoming-tent-city-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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/tentcity.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=37599">tentcity.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="storify"> <script src="//storify.com/seattlemag/today-s-news-29.js?header=false&amp;border=false"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/seattlemag/today-s-news-29" target="_blank">View the story "Today's News" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Bjørn Bulthuis </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-skyscrapers-made-out-wood">Seattle Skyscrapers Made Out of Wood?</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/waterfront-woes-new-designs-still-dont-get-it-right">Waterfront Woes: The New Designs Still Don&#039;t Get It Right</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/it-time-bring-back-rent-control-seattle-0">Is it Time to Bring Back Rent Control in Seattle? </a> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:02:41 +0000 lauren.mang 43853 at http://local.seattlemag.com Diwali Celebrations from India to Seattle http://local.seattlemag.com/article/diwali-celebrations-india-seattle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This pan-Indian holiday brings light, food, friends, family and a fresh start </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/diwali-main.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=28424">diwali-main.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Rangoli&quot; designs created by hand with colored rice flour. A diya lamp is placed in the center with smaller diyas surrounding it </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p style="font-size: 15.5555562973022px;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Diwali, the vibrant, Indian multi-day festival commenced yesterday according to the Hindu lunar calendar (it is also celebrated by Sikh and Jain communities with slightly different practices). For most Hindus, Diwali is extremely significant in bringing about new beginnings as it coincides with the Hindu new year. It is a holiday that is celebrated with as much fervor and zeal as Christmas is by most Christians. The scene is vastly different, however.</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> Kesha Mankad </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/eat-and-drink/food-news-travelers-bring-indian-home-cooking-beacon-hill">Food News: Travelers to Bring Indian Home Cooking to Beacon Hill</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/eastern-exposure-rhythms-india-4">Eastern Exposure: Rhythms of India</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/home-week-cozy-west-seattle-remodel">Home of the Week: A Cozy West Seattle Remodel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/diwali-celebrations-india-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Arts & Culture Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:25:04 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43850 at http://local.seattlemag.com Sims Meets Seattle: Recreating the Emerald City in Sims 4 http://local.seattlemag.com/article/sims-meets-seattle-recreating-emerald-city-sims-4 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/sarah-warn">Sarah Warn</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Players of the popular video game have already created plenty of Seattle (and Twilight) content </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-entertainment/sims4-large-feature.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36074">sims4-large-feature.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The launch of EA Maxis' <em><a href="http://thesims.com" target="_blank">The Sims 4</a></em> in early September may have been met with disappointment by many long-time fans of the popular video game for its lack of basic features (no pools or toddlers) and restrictive movement (loading screens just to take a walk), but that hasn't stopped players from creating and uploading over 2.5 million pieces of customized content to date.</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/throwback-thursday-bruce-lees-seattle-days">#Throwback Thursday: Bruce Lee&#039;s Seattle Days</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/four-new-locally-made-board-games">Four New Locally-Made Board Games</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/six-seattle-kickstarter-games-watch-summer">Six Seattle Kickstarter Games to Watch This Summer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/sims-meets-seattle-recreating-emerald-city-sims-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:50:18 +0000 sarah.warn 43849 at http://local.seattlemag.com Kinky Boots to Wear While Watching 'Kinky Boots' http://local.seattlemag.com/article/kinky-boots-wear-while-watching-kinky-boots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Shuchi Mehta </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Strap on some of these &#039;kinky boots&#039; before heading to the theater this weekend </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/kinkyboots-main.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77591">kinkyboots-main.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Some of the kinkiest boots from this 5 star musical </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: medium;">Tony Award-winning musical <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/must-list-gay-and-lesbian-film-kinky-boots-more" target="_blank">"Kinky Boots" is in town</a> and if you haven't seen it yet, you're missing out. With its extravagant glimmering costumes and overall levity, this show is getting rave reviews from Seattle audiences. It's playing at the 5th Avenue Theatre (1308 5th Ave) until October 26 and luckily you can still snag some tickets <a href="https://www.5thavenue.org/show/syos/kinky-boots" target="_blank">here</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> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=kinky%20boots&amp;src=typd&amp;mode=photos" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Twitter</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/must-list-gay-and-lesbian-film-kinky-boots-more">Must List: Gay and Lesbian Film, &#039;Kinky Boots&#039; &amp; More</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/education/what-local-schools-are-doing-prevent-bullying-gay-kids">What Local Schools Are Doing to Prevent the Bullying of Gay Kids</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/must-list-we-are-12-cherdonna-shinatra-more">Must List: &#039;We Are 12,&#039; Cherdonna Shinatra &amp; More</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/kinky-boots-wear-while-watching-kinky-boots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Arts & Culture Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:24:16 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43840 at http://local.seattlemag.com Fans React to Rumors of Milwaukee Bucks Moving to Seattle http://local.seattlemag.com/article/fans-react-rumors-milwaukee-bucks-moving-seattle <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"> Another day, another NBA team rumored to be moving to Seattle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/arts-culture/bucksweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=76422">bucksweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Well this is interesting. ESPN's Bill Simmons speculated last week in an episode of<i>Bill and Jalen's 2014-15 Preview</i> about the hefty profit NBA owners could potentially make if they sell the Milwaukee Bucks franchise to Seattle, and theorized that it was even likely to happen given that Milwaukee still hasn't found a location for the arena it only has a year left to build.</p> <p>Watch the conversation for yourself here (the salient dialogue starts around the 11 minute mark):</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="/open-letter-clay-bennett-former-owner-seattle-supersonics">An Open Letter to Clay Bennett, Former Owner of the Seattle Supersonics</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/womens-collegiate-gear-wishbone-now-nordstrom">Women&#039;s Collegiate Gear from Wishbone Now at Nordstrom</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/waterfront-woes-new-designs-still-dont-get-it-right">Waterfront Woes: The New Designs Still Don&#039;t Get It Right</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/fans-react-rumors-milwaukee-bucks-moving-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture sports Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:13:00 +0000 lauren.mang 43846 at http://local.seattlemag.com Seattle Skyscrapers Made Out of Wood? http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-skyscrapers-made-out-wood <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"> Why building 30-story high-rises out of wood is actually more feasible than you think </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://local.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/architecture-building/wooden-skyscrapersweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=74470">wooden-skyscrapersweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One of Michael Green&#039;s proposed Vancouver towers </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column<em> And Another Thing..., </em>Knute Berger--who writes regularly for Seattle 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></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> Michael Green Architecture </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/waterfront-woes-new-designs-still-dont-get-it-right">Waterfront Woes: The New Designs Still Don&#039;t Get It Right</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/catching-renee-erickson-her-boat-whale-walrus-book-tour">Catching Up with Renee Erickson On Her ‘A Boat a Whale &amp; a Walrus’ Book Tour</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/kinky-boots-wear-while-watching-kinky-boots">Kinky Boots to Wear While Watching &#039;Kinky Boots&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/article/seattle-skyscrapers-made-out-wood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture & Building Arts & Culture And Another Thing Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:35:06 +0000 lauren.mang 43845 at http://local.seattlemag.com