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Seattle’s SuttonBeresCuller Sources New Performance Event from Craigslist

A wise man once said, “You can find anything on Craigslist.” Seattle installation artists SuttonBeresCuller took that man at his word for “To Be Determined,” their current show at On the Boards. The artists used Craigslist to source all the materials for the event, from the sculptural installations–which include an impressively huge globe made of…

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Seattle Installation Artists SuttonBeresCuller Throw a Surprise Party at On the Boards

Tonight is opening night of the new season at local performance venue On the Boards, and I’m thrilled to go see … well… I have no idea what I’ll be seeing, actually, but I’m excited for the surprise. At some point mid-summer, Seattle installation artists SuttonBeresCuller (John Sutton, Ben Beres and Zac Culler) were given…

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Seattle Magazine 2011 Spotlight Award: Mandy Greer

HIGH IN FIBER: Installation artist Mandy Greer weaves dreams from detritus

“This is my eight-year-old dream come true,” says Mandy Greer, surveying her home studio, which her husband (artist Paul Margolis) recently built with a friend in a space adjoining the laundry room. Countless clear plastic tubs are packed to bursting with colorful fabrics. Sparkly garments hang from hooks, as does a furry wolf head and…

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Seattle Magazine’s 2011 Fall Arts Preview: Must-See Events

40 MUST-SEE FALL ARTS EVENTSDANCEPilobolus Part gymnastics, part pantomime and part Slinky, Pilobolus Dance Company always entices with its physical contortionism and brainy bravado. The Connecticut-based troupe got its start 40 years ago, using the shape of the human body to make statements about sexual politics, personal relationships and societal mores. Though it has since…

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…