Leather Craftsman ‘Wild Bill’ Wants Us to ‘Resist’ in Style
From historically accurate Western attire to contemporary statement cuffs, Wild Bill has spent years honing his skills on a material that never goes out of style.
Living and working in his studio, Wild Bill crafts leather into wearable pieces.
Documenting the Central District’s Legacy—Before It’s Gone
The Shelf Life project captures life in the rapidly gentrifying CD.
It’s no secret that gentrification has encroached on the Central District (CD), once home to much of Seattle’s African-American population. The Jackson Street Red Apple grocery—a neighborhood hub—is the latest to fall by the wayside. With demolition of the store scheduled for 2018, local artists Jill Freidberg, Domonique Meeks, Mayowa Aina, Henry Luke, Carina Del…
How to (Un)Dress for Fremont Solstice Parade’s Naked Bike Ride
The clothing-optional ride is a colorful, freewheeling affair.
It may not be your birthday, but to take part in a singular Seattle tradition—the Fremont Solstice Parade’s naked bike ride, on June 17—you’ll need to dress up your birthday suit with some body paint. Experts among the Solstice Cyclists (cyclists who come together to celebrate the summer solstice) offer these tips for first-timers to…
Despite Public-School Funding Crisis, Local High School Theater Soars
Generation 'Glee' takes Washington high school theater programs to new heights.
Ballard High School, which mounted 'Les Misérables' in March, is among the local schools that produce ambitious, award-worthy musicals year after year.
5th Avenue Grooms Next Generation of Theater Pros
Orlando Morales and Bill Berry drive teen educational programs at the popular theater.
Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre hopes to help create the next generation of artists and theater lovers, says Bill Berry, the company’s producing director. To that end, the theater encourages young talent through its 5th Avenue Awards program (on June 12) and the Rising Star Project, a five- to six-month training program with six weeks of…
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THE STATE OF THE RUN IS ALIVE AND WELL
Washington is a naturally beautiful state. It’s safe. Its air quality is comparatively topnotch. That makes it one of the best states to go running, according to a report by exercise and nutrition company Fitness Voit, which ranks it No. 5. The report notes that Washington hosts only two major marathons, but makes up for…
Central Washington’s Ultimate Playground Finds a Home at Crescent Ridge | Sponsored
In sun-soaked Central Washington, overlooking the majestic Columbia River, Crescent Bar has long been the spot where Eastern and Western Washington come together for summer fun on the lake-like waters of the Columbia River or wintertime fun four wheeling and hiking along the ridges. Now, the bar is being raised with a brand-new neighborhood at…