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The Must List, featuring Lindsay Fuller, a New Literary Fest and Carhartts
Lindsay Fuller’s New Album
Seattle singer-songwriter Lindsay Fuller is releasing a new album (featured in our Spring Arts Preview) on March 27 titled You, Anniversary. Along with a beautiful batch of songs (listen to this sneak peek) showcasing Fuller’s soulful voice, the album also boasts a duet with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls.
More info at: lindsayfuller.com
Exclusive Online Washington Wine Giveaway
March is Washington State Wine Month. To celebrate, sample any of the bottles from local wineries featured in our monthly Tasting Notes column. Also, try your luck in our “Mystery Barrel” giveaway (must enter by Friday, March 23). Just fill out the form on our website for a chance to win one of many prizes, including gift certificates and free wine tastings.
April: A Festival of Independent Literature
A brand new literary festival is coming to Capitol Hill and First Hill. Comprised of 11 events held over 10 days, April offers plenty of opportunities to discover new writers and celebrate independent literature. Events include several author readings (Rebecca Brown and Matthew Simmons are highlights); a chapbook making workshop; an indie press expo at Hugo House and a “Lit Crawl.”
3/22-3/31; Most events are free. Times and locations vary. See complete schedule at aprilfestival.com
Free Akio Takamori Talk
Ever wondered about those three women waiting perpetually outside the South Lake Union Whole Foods Market? Stop by the Pan Pacific Hotel lobby for a casual talk with Akio Takamori, the local and internationally renowned artist who put them there. You’ll learn about how the figures were made, why they came to be —all while enjoying free snacks.
3/26; 5:30 p.m. Free (RSVP preferred; seating is limited). Pan Pacific Hotel, 2125 Terry Ave.; 206.264.8111; panpacific.com
New Carhartt Store in Downtown Seattle
The American company behind one quintessential Northwest accessory—the heavyduty canvas Carhartt work pant—now has a storefront in downtown Seattle. Glass artists, engineers and fisheries alike can often be spotted in the comfortable work gear: and now, maybe urbanites will too. The shop—opened Thursday by way of a unique sledgehammer ceremony—offers clothing and accessories for men, women and kids.
Mon-Thurs. 10-7; Fri. 8-9; Sat. 10-9 Sun. 11-6. 409 Pike Street; 206-470-2503; carhartt.com