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Confederate Monuments in Seattle, Hidden in Plain Sight

Confederate Monuments in Seattle, Hidden in Plain Sight

January 23, 2020

Generally, Seattle and the Puget Sound region region are lauded for its progressive ideals and enlightened perceptions of inclusion....

What We Value and What That Means for Art

What We Value and What That Means for Art

January 23, 2020

The Seattle area boasts over 10 multibillionaires and serves as the home base to some of the world’s richest businesses, and...

Oscar Snubs: Our Obsession With a Broken System

Oscar Snubs: Our Obsession With a Broken System

January 23, 2020

The Oscars are not just an hour long awards ceremony; it’s a months long event. Every year without fail, a outrage ensues after...

World’s Quickest Theater Festival at the ACT Theater

World’s Quickest Theater Festival at the ACT Theater

January 17, 2020

Since 1997, the 14/48 Festival has operated with the same base format: on Thursday night, playwrights are given a theme and need...

“Little Women”: Sixth Time’s the Charm

“Little Women”: Sixth Time’s the Charm

January 16, 2020

Remaking a classic film is challenging. Dozens of times we’ve witnessed directors try their hand at remakes only to face bo...

“Chicken of the Sea”: A Multigenerational Collaboration

“Chicken of the Sea”: A Multigenerational Collaboration

January 15, 2020

Elliot Bay Book Company hosted a reading last Saturday for “Chicken of the Sea,” a children’s book about chickens, pirates an...

Everything That’s Wrong With Joe Goldberg in “You” Season Two

Everything That’s Wrong With Joe Goldberg in “You” Season Two

January 15, 2020

It should be easy enough to dismiss the hit Netflix series’ main character, Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), as a bad guy. For anyone...

“Mrs.Doubtfire” at the 5th is Undoubtedly Entertaining

“Mrs.Doubtfire” at the 5th is Undoubtedly Entertaining

January 6, 2020

Dusting off popular movies or shows and converting them into musicals has become its own subgenre over the past couple of decades...

“Shout Sister Shout” Breaks New Ground at The Seattle Rep

“Shout Sister Shout” Breaks New Ground at The Seattle Rep

December 5, 2019

“Shout Sister Shout” at the Seattle Repertory Theatre is undoubtedly the most impressive jukebox musical to grace a Seattle...

Gloria Steinem Is Given a Warm Welcome at the Paramount

Gloria Steinem Is Given a Warm Welcome at the Paramount

December 5, 2019

The political and literary community of Seattle has its fair share of powerhouse guests, and Gloria Steinem’s book tour stop...

Shifting Attitudes at 10th Anniversary of TEDxSeattle

Shifting Attitudes at 10th Anniversary of TEDxSeattle

December 5, 2019

TEDxSeattle held their 10th anniversary event at McCaw Hall on Saturday, Nov. 22, a theatre that is home to the Nutcracker and...

Do You Wanna Make a Sequel?

Do You Wanna Make a Sequel?

December 5, 2019

After a cool six years of waiting, Disney’s favorite sisters Anna and Elsa are back and ready for another adventure in “Frozen II,” as they embark on a quest to save their ki...

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