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  1. The Weekend List: African dance, comedy horror improv and an artistic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    Not only does this event showcase contemporary and traditional dance and music from across the African Diaspora - in other words, it's a feast for the eye, ear and soul - it's free . Performers include Gansango Music & Dance, De CajA3n Project, Bahia in Motion, Dance Brazil, Flamenco Danzarte and Suzanna & Friends.


  2. The Weekend List: Gaylen Hansen at Linda Hodges. "Soul of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    The Westerlies, a New York-based quartet with strong Seattle roots, plays the Royal Room on Sunday. Credit: Sasha Arutyunova The Westerlies * They're one of the most innovative quartets - two trombones, two trumpets - producing sweeping, soul-stirring music rooted in jazz and classical.


  3. Following setbacks, municipal broadband supporters continue urging actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 |

    A recent commissioned study has cast doubts whether a publicly-owned, municipal fiber network will ever be built in Seattle, depicting it as too pricy without a major partnership or significant additional funding. In the face of this setback, advocates for such a network organized a public forum last week to discuss next steps.


  4. Washington's hard cider boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 |

    A self-described beer man, Alan Shapiro had his cider "wow moment" on a beautiful spring day in Suffolk, England, in 2003. He was staying at a mansion surrounded by a moat on an apple orchard estate.


  5. U District project evokes affordable housing optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 |

    Credit: Runberg Architecture Group A University District lot strewn with dirt, rebar, and idle construction equipment stood as a place of hope. A project on the lot, officials said this week, is at least a small part of the answer to some of the city of Seattle's questions around housing for low-wage workers and homeless youth.


  6. Broadband for all: 8 next steps for SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 |

    The City of Seattle will not build a municipal fiber broadband network, which would create access to high-speed Internet for all of the city's residents. That's the real message behind the city's recently released $180,000 consultant study on the feasibility of such a network in the Emerald City.


  7. How the council might change Murray's Move Seattle planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 |

    Seattle City Council members introduced 10 amendments Tuesday to revise Mayor Ed Murray's historically large $930 million Move Seattle property tax levy to fund transportation. Some could make big differences in how the projects are financed or even what gets done.


  8. What's the feedback on Move Seattle really worth?Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 |

    The Ballard Bridge won't be replaced, but will receive maintenance and updates, as well as a study for full replacement. Credit: Kid Clutch Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle Department of Transportation feel good about the size of the $930 million Move Seattle transportation levy.


  9. Seattle 2035: Five maps that will determine the city's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 |

    For those in Seattle who believe smaller is better, the news continues to be bad. Though the city lost its title as America's fastest growing metroplex this year, current projections from the Department of Planning and Development show Seattle growing by 120,000 people over the next 20 years, requiring about 70,000 housing units.


  10. The Solowheel: Transportation solution or Segway sequel?Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 |

    Ted McDonald glides up to Seattle's Solowheel headquarters on his tiny electric "unicycle," gracefully slows, steps off and picks up the 25 pound wheel with one hand. Tightly wound and intensely intelligent, McDonald is best known as a legendary runner of ultramarathons.


  11. The Weekend List, Festival Edition: NW Folklife, Black Box 2.0,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    ShortsFest at SIFF * Looking at the SIFF schedule can be overwhelming but ShortsFest is always a good bet. These short films, spanning cultures and genres, are collected into one weekend of fast-paced, original programming that provides an excellent snapshot of the entire 25-day festival.


  12. City elections: A whole new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 |

    Election season 2015 officially launched last Friday at midnight, the candidate filing deadline. The final slate of City Council hopefuls will be finalized after the withdrawal deadline on Monday.


  13. The paddle in Seattle live blogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 |

    What all the fuss is about: Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer Arctic drilling rig arrived in West Seattle this weekend. Credit: Flickr user Chas Redmond Shell Oil's drilling rig, the Polar Pioneer, drifted into Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle last Thursday.


  14. The Weekend List: "Little Bee" at Book-It. Fly Moon Royalty at Neumos. Pierogi FestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 |

    Little Bee Somehow I've overlooked reading this 2008 bestselling novel by Chris Cleave about a Nigerian refugee girl named Little Bee and the harrowing way she's connected to an English magazine editor and the editor's columnist husband. Luckily, I have Book-It to thank for adapting Little Bee for the stage in a powerful, absorbing way.


  15. City and Port Politics Maintain Collision Course over ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 |

    Washington is the only state in the country that elects its port commissioners. So when an audience member at Tuesday's public port commissioner meeting - focused on Shell's ability to house Arctic oil drilling ships in Seattle - told commissioners they must answer to their constituents, she was right.


  16. Why Seattle should root for Tukwila's arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 |

    With a pro sports arena in Tukwila, Seattle gets all the benefits with none of the hassles. Credit: Flickr user Chilll Head The plan to build a privately funded hockey and basketball arena in Tukwila is welcome and could be a big win for the region, especially Seattle.


  17. Guest Opinion: State needs to push for halibut protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 |

    Washingtonians love halibut. Seafood is the regional cuisine of the Pacific Northwest, and halibut makes the top of the menu.


  18. The Weekend List: Plays, beer and music in abundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 |

    The Seattle Rep wraps up its season with Outside Mullingar, written by the formidable John Patrick Shanley . It's a tender and funny story about love, friendship, loneliness and mortality set on neighboring farms in modern day Ireland.


  19. Council leader knocks May 1 police tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 |

    In the week leading up to May Day, Seattle Police Department officers practiced bicycle track stands in Tukwila, riding up to cones and pausing for eight seconds before riding on. The bike force is a point of pride for SPD and, specifically, its architect, Sergeant Jim Dyment.


  20. Landmark mansion is demolished, quietlyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 |

    The so-called George Carmack House at 16th and E. Jefferson in the Central District neighborhood of Squire Park was leveled last Tuesday despite a seven-year effort to save the structure. George Carmack was one of Seattle's first millionaires, made rich by filing the claim that set off the Klondike Gold Rush .


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