Culture

Monday, 04/20/2015 8:25 PM
’Tis the season of limos and corsages, lines out The Cheesecake Factory door and reminiscing about proms past. But while memories can be tricky, and we may fudge a detail here and there, the prom photo never lies. Have a look at these Seattleites decked out in their high school best.Hail to prom season!1.  Artist and gallery owner Tariqa Waters, Surrattsville High School, Clinton, Maryland, 1998
Monday, 04/20/2015 8:25 PM
While shiny new buildings crowd the Seattle skyline, local artists are moving into old forgotten spaces—and transforming them into promising new arts venues.1. Ballard Homestead6451 Jones Ave. NW in Ballard, built in 1923, open since MarchMost recently: Church of the Nazarene Who’s behind it: Abbey Arts, the people behind Fremont Abbey Arts CenterFocus: Live music comcerts, literary classes, cultural events (also available as a rental event space)
Monday, 04/20/2015 8:05 PM
By: Cody Bay
Arrow to Alaska for Seattle magazine
Arrow to Alaska: A Pacific Northwest AdventureBy Hannah Viano
Monday, 04/20/2015 7:26 PM
Ten Hundred for Seattle magazine
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. 
Monday, 04/20/2015 5:11 PM
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.  
Monday, 04/20/2015 4:24 PM
In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column, 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. William Shatner wants our water.
Friday, 04/17/2015 2:06 PM
Real Change for Seattle magazine
Smart Parking. The first to emerge from the $20 million overhaul of Seattle's paid parking system is a new "smart" variable rate parking machine, The Capitol Hill Blog 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.
Thursday, 04/16/2015 7:25 PM
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.
Thursday, 04/16/2015 6:39 PM
Must InteractOn The Boards Presents Complex Movements(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.
Thursday, 04/16/2015 4:56 PM
Smokeless in Seattle: 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.
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 8:18 PM
Ginny Gilder for Seattle magazine
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.
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 7:12 PM
This article originally appeared on Avvo.com. With #EqualPayDay this week, we reflected on the role that gender plays in our professional and cultural lives. Here are a few tweets and articles that made us think about women’s rights around the country, plus one about the rights of those who identify outside of the traditional male/female binary.
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 4:43 PM
#BlackLivesMatter: Columbia City Gallery is featuring artwork from artist Aramis Hamer that "provides different points of view on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement," reports King 5 News. The exhibit will run through mid-May.
Tuesday, 04/14/2015 3:59 PM
Protest planned for today: According to the Seattle chapter of the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality's Facebook page, there will be a protest held today at 2 p.m. in Westlake Park.
Monday, 04/13/2015 4:24 PM
Seattle Seahawks players 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 here.