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  1. 5th exports new musicals around the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Examiner.com

    The 5th Avenue Theatre managed to present a classic and create a new musical with its production of "Paint Your Wagon" that closes June 25. Since 2001, the 5th has sent nine works first presented on their stage to Broadway: "Disney's Aladdin," "First Date," "A Christmas Story," "Scandalous," "Shrek," "Catch Me If You Can," "The Wedding Singer" and Tony Award-winners "Hairspray" and "Memphis." Many of the works developed on their stage also have become staples of the larger regional theaters.

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  2. Find Seattle's best BBQ at a chuckwagon in Queen AnneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Examiner.com

    When you think of the best barbecue joints, images of large, well-used smokers pouring irresistible aromas into the air surrounding a rustic, wood-paneled shack come to mind. But you won't find Seattle 's best barbecue at a place like that.

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  3. Getaway to Tacoma Washington: 5 places to experience the beauty of art glassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Stay at the beautiful boutique Hotel Murano where you can walk to all five of our glass art hot spots. Tacoma , you may not realize, is one of the hottest destinations for studio art glass lovers.

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  4. Alternative hip-hop trailblazers Digable Planets announce summer tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Examiner.com

    After brushing the dust off their mics and blowout combs for a New Year's Eve show in Seattle a few months back, 90's alternative hip-hop legends Digable Planets have decided to stay "cool like that" and keep the flow going into the '16 summer festival season. The trio have just announced a handful of dates throughout the United States ranging from Washington state to the Carolinas.

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  5. Boal picks Peck's Rabbit for March programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Justin Peck's "Year of the Rabbit" has become the bunny wanted by ballet companies around the world. Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the West Coast premiere in their current Director's Choice program.

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  6. NFFTY celebrates 10 years of providing a showcase emerging filmmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Examiner.com

    NFFTY , The National Film Festival for Talented Youth, is proud to announce the complete lineup for their 10th anniversary festival, taking place April 28 - May 1, 2016 in Seattle. In addition to a stellar lineup, NFFTY continues a commitment to supporting emerging female directors, with 40% of titles directed by women, a major accomplishment compared to Hollywood where women direct less than 9% of films.

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  7. Food Lifeline benefits from R&E Cycles annual Bike and PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Saturday, R&E Cycles for the seventh year in a row hosted their Bike and Pike fundraising event . The annual event not only showcases two of Seattle's entrepreneurial icons, R & E Cycles and Pike Brewing Company , it donates those proceeds to Northwest charity, Food Lifeline.

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  8. Seattle's Madi Carlson talks about her recently published book, Urban CyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Madi Carlson is well know among bicyclists in Seattle, especially, bicycle advocates. As the board president of Familybike and co-founded of Critical Lass Seattle , she and her pink cargo bike with or without her kids have become almost iconic for the Seattle bike scene.

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  9. Bargain-hunters flocked to Sunday's Seattle Bike SwapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Today, the annual Seattle Bike Swap was held at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall . For many, the Chilly Hilly is considered the beginning of the bicycling season.

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  10. Improv fest followed by fringe fest in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Examiner.com

    February is becoming theater festival month in Seattle. The 2016 Seattle Festival of Improv Theater takes place Feb. 17 to 21 at two venues in the University District.

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  11. The future of bicycling for Seattle is envisioned for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Examiner.com

    As 2016 unfolds through the month of January, bicyclists share their thoughts, concerns and hopes for bicycling's future in Seattle. We've seen the merging of two influential bicycling advocacy organizations, Mayor Murray's 9-year funding plan, and the successful vote for Let's Move Seattle .

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  12. 2015: It's a wrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Examiner.com

    In retrospect, Seattle made remarkable progress toward safer bicycling. Here's looking back at the memorable events for Seattle bicycling in 2015.

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  13. Discover Monterey Wine Country, wine and so much more Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    It's difficult to choose from the almost 200 cheeses and other delectable goodies at The Cheese Shop of Carmel. The Cheese Shop , adjacent to Wrath's tasting room, has the most incredible selection of cheese I've ever seen.

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  14. History is made as WA Bikes and Cascade Bicycle Club mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The Bicycle Alliance of Washington located in Seattle has been the premier advocacy organization for bicycling across Washington state. From programs repelling childhood obesity to propelling Washington to #1 friendly state status in the country, Washington Bikes or formerly Bicycle Alliance of Washington, has worked to improve bicycling throughout our state.

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  15. Kristen Chambers brings her Snow Globe album to the NWRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Kristen Chamber, one of Seattle's premier singer songwriters, hits the stage to share her new Christmas album Snow Globe Live around the Puget Sound in December. The album celebration shows will feature original holiday songs by Kristin Chambers along with many talented Seattle artists including producer Eric Eagle on drums, Antoine Martel-guitar, Alex Dyring-bass, Mack Grout- piano, Jacques Willis- vibes, Johnny Sangster- guitar, a sweet cameo performance by Swing singer Casey MacGill, and many other of Seattle's top musicians.

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  16. 3 keys to a Utah State football W vs rival BYU in battle for Old Wagon WheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    For the Utah State football team, this game on Saturday at Maverik Stadium means everything. In a season when everything has gone horribly wrong over the past several weeks following their upset win over Boise State, the Aggies are trying to do a number of things against rival BYU .

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  17. All Natural Freebies abound in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Pike Place Market, The Space Needle, Mount Ranier, coffee, delicious cuisine, avant-garde architecture: Seattle is simply one of the best cities to live in the United States. If you're an outdoors kind of person and really enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, or simply enjoy not being trapped inside a building all day, then Seattle Washington has plenty to offer.

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  18. The Used announce two-night shows for upcoming tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On Tuesday morning , fans of Utah-based band The Used were given some great news; the band will be hitting the road in the spring of 2016. While at first glance it appears to be any old run-of-the-mill tour, the band unveiled that the new excursion will be to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the group's inception; they formed in 2001.

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  19. Visit the Museum of FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Have you always wondered what the inside of Air Force One, the Concorde supersonic airliner, or a 787 Dreamliner might be like? Ever dreamed of sitting in the cockpit of an SR-71 Blackbird or an F/A-18 Hornet? Or maybe you dream even bigger- like blasting into space? Head to the Museum of Flight in Seattle , Washington to experience it all first hand! Not only is the huge Museum filled with more than150 rare aircraft and space vehicles, but you can also walk through several of the planes in the outdoor airpark. Part of Boeing's original factory known as the "Red Barn" has been relocated here and now serves as an outstanding exhibit that chronicles the company's early years between 1916 and 1958.

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  20. Patricia Barker brings her ballet company to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    After leaving Pacific Northwest Ballet, former principal dancers Olivier Wevers and Patricia Barker followed similar if geographically separate paths. Wevers became artistic director of Whim W'him, a company that he founded in Seattle, while Barker relocated to Michigan in 2010 as the artistic director of Grand Rapids Ballet.

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