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  1. Live this Weekend: Led to Sea, Dust Moth, Questlove and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Friday, April 10 Alex Guy, the woman behind Led to Sea , is a seasoned violinist who approaches pop music delicately, with great respect for the craft. Her vocals are soft and playfully charming, similar to those of Mirah, whom she has toured with.

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  2. Scandinavian Pop-Up Tumble Swede Comes to Ballard: A PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    You'd think that in a city like Seattle, with its Scandinavian heritage, we'd have our own version of a Marcus Samuelsson, especially as Nordic cuisine becomes increasingly popular--evidenced, in part, by recently published cookbooks like North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland , which won the 2015 "Judges Award" from The International Association of Culinary Professionals. Tom Douglas did recently open the Andra Loft and Bar in Belltown dedicated to aquavit, the Scandinvian spirit that's similar to gin and Nordic bites.

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  3. The Best of Enemies: A Real-Life '70s Integration Battle Makes for Good Drama TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Five years ago my elderly Orange County doctor declared of his old hometown, "Detroit was fine until the Negros took control." Aghast, I failed to muster any response.

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  4. Why Do We Still Smoke?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    At Melrose between Pike and Pine, a young woman is exhibiting the universal body language of a woman enjoying a cigarette. Her right upper arm is held tight against her torso, and her left grips the other bicep as if bracing against a cold wind, leaving only her right arm below the elbow free to bring her cigarette to and from her mouth, a perfect lever.

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  5. Arcade Lights at the Market, Ethan Stowell to Open Restaurant at the Four SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Once a year the Arcade Lights event comes around and Pike Place Market is open for business in the evening as local, artisans ply their wares to curious consumers. This year, on April 24th the event will bring over 70 purveyors of food and drink with wineries, breweries, sweet and savory food makers and even some hard core booze distillers on hand.

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  6. Recently Revealed Oil-Train Violations Increase Concern in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    That's the number of hazardous-spill reporting violations that railway giant Burlington Northern Santa Fe has racked up with state regulators. Since November.

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  7. From Ranting Scold to Council Candidate, Alex Zimerman Continues to FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Alex Zimerman, he's all laughs and good cheer and gives scant clue as to the depths of his fury-this tightly wound Lake City man with a bizarre penchant for calling Seattle City Council members, often at earsplitting volume, "gangsters," "Nazis," "crooks," "criminals," and his default fulmination: "You're all a bunch of fucking idiots." Once, addressing Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, he roared, "Heil Fuhrer Bagshaw!" while brandishing his arm in a Nazi salute.

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  8. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well & Living in Paris: Vive la RevueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    First off, Jacques Brel is not alive. The Belgian crooner died of a pulmonary embolism back in 1978, 10 years after this musical revue made its debut off-A Broadway.

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  9. A Long Night's Journey Through the Watering Holes of Seattle's International DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    However, what I thought would be a journey down Seattle's memory lane turned into a bender of epic proportions. Somewhere during my tenure at the fourth bar, time and space no longer meant anything to me.

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  10. A Terrifying Journey Through the Watering Holes of Seattle's International DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    However, what I thought would be a journey down Seattle's memory lane turned into a bender of epic proportions. Somewhere during my tenure at the fourth bar, time and space no longer meant anything to me.

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  11. Semele: Singing Trumps Spectacle at Seattle OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    In the title role of a mortal woman whose crush on Jupiter leads to pride, ambition, and a fiery end, Brenda Rae sounds glorious in both her dreamy slow arias and her acrobatic showpieces. In "Oh, sleep, why dost thou leave me?" and "My racking thoughts," the orchestra, led by Gary Thor Wedow, is pared down to just a few instruments; with Rae's sweetness of tone, the result is an enrapturing chamber-music intimacy I wouldn't have thought possible in a hall McCaw's size.

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  12. The Cheaper, Less Risky Alternative to BerthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Engineer and landscape designer by trade, Moon is an urban activist at heart. More than a decade ago, she founded the People's Waterfront Coalition, a tunnel-averse group committed to seeing the Alaskan Way Viaduct, badly weakened in the Feb. 28, 2001 Nisqually earthquake, ripped down and replaced with a waterfront park and a reconfigured boulevard with ample transit services.

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  13. How Bertha Beat Out the Surface-Street OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Engineer and landscape designer by trade, Moon is an urban activist at heart. More than a decade ago, she founded the People's Waterfront Coalition, a tunnel-averse group committed to seeing the Alaskan Way Viaduct, badly weakened in the Feb. 28, 2001 Nisqually earthquake, ripped down and replaced with a waterfront park and a reconfigured boulevard with ample transit services.

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  14. Percy's and Co.'s $1 Oysters and Half Price Bottles of Wine, Cigars and Whiskey at SPORTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Ballard Ave. haunt Percy's and Co. has officially launched their oyster themed happy hour which is aptly titled 'Shuck It!'.

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  15. Food Truck Park in Ballard, EFESTE Winery's Cancer Benefit, SpoonRocket Launch in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Food trucks have been woven into the fabric of Seattle culture over the past several years. And so it stands to reason that food truck "pods" should start popping up around town.

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  16. Spring Arts: Alice Gosti Goes to ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    On the Boards ran a new works showcase called 12 Minutes Max-the title determining the runtime. Annex Theatre restricts its monthly Spin the Bottle cabaret to 10 minutes, sometimes even insisting on 60-second acts.

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  17. Club-Carrying Protesters Peacefully Gather to Decry Profiling by Seattle PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    William Wingate marches with family and friends as well as other protesters through Capitol Hill on Feb. 7, the same neighborhood in which he was arrested by Seattle police officer Cynthia Whitlatch for using a golf club as a cane on July 9, 2014. Protesters stand holding golf clubs before the Walking While Black: Always Dangerous Until Proven Otherwise protest starts Saturday afternoon.

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  18. Live This Weekend: Jen Wood, JusMoni, Sisters, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    For this month's Community Partnership Showcase, which benefits a new local organization each month, KEXP's Sharlese Metcalf and her Audioasis crew are hosting indie-folk singer/songwriter and Postal Service collaborator in support of Street Yoga, a program that brings yoga to young people facing adversity throughout the city. Wood's latest, , is more piano-driven than previous releases but just as personal.

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  19. The Pick List: The Week's Recommended EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Those parents, and her African upbringing, are at the core of , here used as a lens through which to assess the collapse of her marriage. Unlike other stories of divorce, this one cleaves profoundly to place-with Africa standing in for her and America for her husband.

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  20. Anheuser-Busch Buys Seattle's Elysian Brewing, Grand Central 12th Man Loaf, Mezcal TastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    Anheuser-Busch has announced that it's buying Seattle's Elysian Brewing, both the brewery as well as the four Seattle brewpubs: Elysian Capitol Hill, Elysian Tangletown, Elysian Fields and Elysian BAR. The East Pike locale, which opened in 1996, was the company's flagship brewpub.

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