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  1. Announcing the nominees for Crosscut's 3rd Annual Courage AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Crosscut.com

    The nominations are in! Last month, we asked you to tell us about the people in your community who are bravely standing up for what's right, and pushing us all to think harder about how we can build a better future for our region. You delivered.

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  2. The Weekend List: Gay softball drama, a sci-fi pop-up, and outdoor moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Crosscut.com

    Does one's sexuality define us? And what does it mean to belong to a group? Those are some of the questions at the heart of a new play based on a gay softball tournament and the actual events when a team from San Francisco was accused of having too many straight players. There's plenty of camp and charm here but "the trial"-when the accusations fly and one of the ballplayers recalls the heartbreak he endured after coming out to his father and being rejected-is totally absorbing.

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  3. Hookah lounges: not the problem Seattle facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Crosscut.com

    Activists gathered in Westlake Park on Monday before going to Seattle City Council to protest efforts to close hookah lounges and build a new juvenile detention facility. Credit: John Duffy/Flickr Mayor Ed Murray's announcement that the city is trying to close all of Seattle's hookah lounges has created a wave of anger from civil right leaders, business owners and community activists.

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  4. The Weekend List: A Remix under the stars and a supergroup atop Pike Place MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Crosscut.com

    For the second Friday in a row, SAM makes a compelling case as the place to be for an evening of art and music. This time, it's the always-fabulous SAM Remix thrown under the stars at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

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  5. The Weekend List: Couch Fest, theater inspired by detainees, and tons of musicRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Crosscut.com

    Allen Go, Kathy Hsieh, Austin Harry, Denny Le, Andy Tran, Cris Berns, Maydene Pang, Joanna Goff, Serin Ngai, Ian McIntire, Phoenix Ever, Tina Yu and Steve Sumida in "Paper Angels." Credit: Rick Wong SIS Productions, a Seattle theater group, usually focuses on producing contemporary works that are both Asian American and women themed.

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  6. 'The really big one': What to expect, how to be readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Crosscut.com

    Since the Nisqually earthquake of 2001, Seattle has spent a great deal of time and resources on improving the city's infrastructure in the event of an earthquake. Because earthquakes-unlike hurricanes, tornadoes and volcanic eruptions-remain nearly impossible to predict much in advance, the next best thing is to prepare oneself for an earthquake and have a plan in the event that it happens.

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  7. Writer and filmmaker as Superhero: Shaun ScottRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Crosscut.com

    Our biweekly City Superheroes column highlights the powerful figures walking among us - with the help of a illustrator. This week's pairing: writer and filmmaker Shaun Scott and visual artist Kyle Bolton.

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  8. ATF confirms surveillance cameras installed throughout SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Crosscut.com

    The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives confirmed Thursday that they have placed video cameras throughout Seattle to, according to Special Agent Brian Bennett, "support an ongoing federal criminal investigation." This comes in response to questions regarding a camera installed on 23rd Avenue and S. Jackson St. The location of other cameras is unclear.

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  9. The Weekend List: Biblical opera, music outdoors and a garage saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Crosscut.com

    Verdi's Biblical opera about war, power and revenge kicks off Seattle Opera's new season. I'm particularly interested because 1) It features the incomparable Gordon Hawkins in the lead role 2) It's a Seattle premiere and 3) It officially signals the Aidan Lang era .

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  10. Seattle's war on hookah lounges, hotbeds of crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Crosscut.com

    Another Monday night at Aladdin Hookah Lounge, stone sober and plotting robberies. Some people, they drink booze before breaking the law.

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  11. Seattle City Council election results: Godden in trouble, other incumbents doing wellRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Crosscut.com

    One veteran City Council member, Jean Godden, appears to be in an uphill fight for her political life, but other incumbents did well in Tuesday's primary election. City Council incumbents Tim Burgess, Kshama Sawant, Mike O'Brien, Bruce Harrell and Sally Bradshaw all ran strongly, assuring themselves places in November's general election.

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  12. Are neighborhood ale houses losing their allure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Crosscut.com

    The front line of gentrification, as in most revolutions, is often the most dangerous spot. After a while, the avant-garde and new is no longer the target of those who resist change.

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  13. Survivor City Council: Election will chop down a big fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Crosscut.com

    The first district-based primary in more than 100 years could be something of a spectator sport. As of Monday night, only 16.5 percent of Seattle's 414,000 registered voters had returned their ballots.

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  14. The many forms of rage beneath "Seattle nice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle Times recently did a story saying "pedestrian rage is on the rise." The sidewalks are crowded, the intersections are dangerous, Amazonians are walking five abreast as if they own the sidewalk, which, in effect, they do.

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  15. How much of Seattle's housing is affordable? No one knows for sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Crosscut.com

    Until last month, I managed a 20-unit apartment building in Lake City. A one bedroom rented for about $900 a month; a two-bedroom, $1,100.

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  16. Demographics that will determine Seattle City Council racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Crosscut.com

    The year was 2004. The nation was flooding theaters to see The Notebook . An obscure web site called TheFacebook.com was launching from a Massachusetts dorm room.

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  17. Must-see: The heroic fight against Japanese internment campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Crosscut.com

    I suspected I would like Jeanne Sakata's play Hold These Truths at Seattle's ACT Theatre. After all, I knew the story well, and Jeanne had mentioned that she was inspired to write her drama after seeing my 1992 documentary film, A Personal Matter: Gordon Hirabayashi v.

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  18. The Weekend List: Two big art fairs and the poetic sculptures of Leo Saul BerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle artist pays homage to his childhood home through sculpture made from wood, wool, coal, aluminum and fiber. Berk grew up in the architectural wonder that is the Ford House, a dome-shaped abode designed by Bruce Goff in a Chicago suburb.

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  19. More questions about lopsided numbers of minorities receiving alcohol, pot citationsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    A University of Washington analysis of Seattle Police Department citations for public consumption of alcohol and marijuana suggest that racial disproportionality is perhaps more deeply seated in enforcement practices than city officials would like to believe. The report is coming less than two weeks after a discussion between the Seattle City Council and Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole of disproportionality in one of the areas, pot-consumption citations.

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  20. City Superhero: Julia Massey, musician, momRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    City Superhero Julia Massey . Credit: David Feaman Our biweekly City Superheroes column highlights the powerful figures walking among us - with the help of a illustrator.

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