Karen Johnson


Farmers Markets! Baked Goods! 5 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day, Seattle Mag Style

Mother’s Day is around the corner and unless you booked those brunch plans weeks ago, you’re likely on the hunt for a surefire way to show Mom some love this weekend. We’ve rounded up five ways to remind her how much we care. Shop at Broadway Farmers Markets This Sunday marks the re-opening of the…


The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Margarita, SAM’s Soundsuit Parade, Thaw Fashion Show and More Top To-do’s

MUST SPICE UP YOUR STYLE Thaw Fashion Show Thursday (5/5) – A fundraiser for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, the Thaw Fashion Show features VIP cabanas, tequila lounges and blazing runway fashion from local designers, including menswear line Like a Rock Star, burlesque costume designer Mark Mitchell and Danial Webster’s sassy underwear. A preshow…


Meet Me at the Hammering Man: DIY Nick Cave Soundsuits on Parade Downtown Today

If you’ve seen fabric sculptor/performance artist/dancer Nick Cave’s otherworldy soundsuits (on display now at the Seattle Art Museum), you’ve probably also imagined what it would feel like to wear a soundsuit of your own. Tomorrow, the public will have the chance to do just that at SAM’s soundsuit parade. Part of the museum’s community night…


Two-way Photos Outside of Canoe Social Club at Capitol Hill Arts Walk

On my way home last night, I came across a group of perplexed neighbors staring at a storefront across from my building. Upon closer inspection, I noticed a live woman on display in the window. Curious, I snapped a picture. It turns out the woman behind the window also snapped a picture of me (how…


VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Seattle’s Podcast “Studios”

Seattlemag.com asks the personalities behind Too Beautiful to Live, Spilled Milk and Hollow Earth Ra