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  1. Intiman lineup includes play about gay-softball controversy in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Seattle Times

    Tennessee Williams and Lillian Hellman dramas, a raucous romp about growing up gay and black, and a new play about reverse bigotry and softball are on the 2015 agenda for Intiman Theatre. According to artistic director Andrew Russell, the box office and critical success of Intiman's 2014 version of Tony Kushner's "Angels in America" is allowing the company to expand its annual summer festival to include more fall productions and ancillary activities.

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  2. Gardens, neighbors, zombies and parks | Weekend PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Seattle Times

    Activities for the weekend of Feb. 12-16, 2015, include Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Neighbor Appreciation Day, Dawn of the Red: Zombie Pub Crawl and National Parks Free Entrance Days. Films opening include "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Kingsman: The Secret Service."

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  3. Become an urban bee keeper, and plant a border for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Seattle Times

    'Bees, Bees, Bees': 7-9 p.m. Feb. 17. Learn about bees from Christine Ranegger of the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association. Presented by Plant Amnesty.

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  4. Sexy, viral novel series brings Seattle ‘50 Shades of Green’Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Seattle Times

    Sale prices have jumped 75 percent at the Escala, where much of the book "Fifty Shades of Grey" takes place. Paris has Quasimodo and D'Artagnan.

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  5. Dating wisdom from Seattle bartendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Seattle Times

    Covering the happy-hour scene for The Seattle Times, nearly every week I see several first dates unfold - a lot of them awkward. I've seen guys ask their dates for help with the tab because they were short.

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  6. Discount fares for low-income bus riders will be offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Seattle Times

    King County residents in households that earn less than twice the federal poverty level are eligible for ORCA LIFT fare cards , good for a reduced fare of $1.50 per transit ride. There are many places to enroll , including most public-health clinics; some libraries; North, Central and South Seattle colleges; Compass Housing in Pioneer Square; Global-to-Local in SeaTac; Multi-Service Centers in Federal Way and Kent; Catholic Community Services; ReWA locations; and WithinReach food banks in Ballard and Maple Valley.

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  7. Seattle protesters carry golf clubs to spotlight arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Seattle Times

    About 150 people slogged through the rain Saturday afternoon during a rally to support a retired King County Metro driver who was arrested on Capitol Hill last summer while out for his daily walk. In honor of William Wingate and in protest of his arrest, "Walking While Black" marchers carried a variety of golf clubs.

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  8. Seattle looks to pull plug on cable-TV districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Seattle Times

    Mayor Ed Murray is asking the City Council to change how Seattle deals with cable-television providers in a bid for more competition. The proposed elimination of the city's cable franchise districts is part of a package of Cable Code amendments that Murray's Department of Information Technology has sent the council.

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  9. American Seafoods swimming in debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Seattle Times

    American Seafoods Group, whose fleet of big, blue-and-white catcher-processor ships harvests more fish than any other U.S. company, may soon default on some of its massive debt as it struggles with low prices and inadequate cash flow. The Standard & Poor's credit agency last month lowered its rating of the Seattle company, writing that unless market conditions change, "a default or financial restructuring appears inevitable within six months."

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  10. Nickelsville boots leader; homeless site now teeteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Seattle Times

    Seattle's best-known homeless encampment is on the verge of losing its site just as the City Council begins to consider a proposal by Mayor Ed Murray to authorize and regulate up to three additional tent cities on city or private land. Nickelsville, a roving community first established in 2008 during the administration of then-Mayor Greg Nickels, has since September 2014 been on a grassy hillside near Interstate 5 and near the Chinatown International District.

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  11. Historic Northwest gardens are always changing, yet they endureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Seattle Times

    The Miller Garden in Shoreline offers lessons for home gardeners, with a house in the middle of the view property and an ever-evolving landscape designed by a keen plantswoman. The Dunn Gardens is celebrating its centennial this year.

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  12. Remembering Stewart SternRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Seattle Times

    Very sad news this week: Stewart Stern, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter who's lived in Seattle for several decades, died Monday at the age of 92. Among his credits were "Rebel Without a Cause," "Rachel, Rachel," "Teresa," and the TV movies "Sybil" and "A Christmas to Remember." Since moving here in the '80s, he's become known to many of us as an inspirational teacher, a world-class storyteller, and a genuinely lovely man.

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  13. In North Seattle, City Council candidate promises doorstep talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Seattle Times

    Mercedes Elizalde thinks the race to represent the Seattle City Council's 5th District will be won or lost on neighborhood doorsteps. Elizalde is the most recent candidate to launch a campaign in the North Seattle district as the council moves to geographic representation this year for seven of its nine seats.

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  14. The Dunn Gardens: “It’s 100 years old, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Dunn Gardens, a historic treasure in North Seattle, was designed by the famed Olmsted Brothers firm in 1915. Wisteria graces the classroom/lecture hall wing of Ed Dunn's former residence, home for the past 17 years to curators Glenn Withey and Charles Price.

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  15. Seattle plans to declutter street furniture with private helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Seattle Times

    The city of Seattle is trying to clear out and replace its mishmash of bus shelters, benches, trash cans and information signs throughout downtown and South Lake Union - all using private money. An advertising company would recoup the cost of equipment and maintenance by selling advertising space.

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  16. Fearless eighth blackbird to land at Meany HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Seattle Times

    The members of chamber group eighth blackbird. Flutist Tim Munro, second from left, says of the group, "There are no projects that are too outlandish, too strange, too much fun to take on."

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  17. Painter Jared Rue brings nature in closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Seattle Times

    Jared Rue is one of those artists who plays with your perceptions. You wonder how his flat canvases can give such a sense of dimensionality.

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  18. SPD officer in golf-club case pushed prosecutors to file chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Seattle Times

    A Seattle police officer who arrested a 69-year-old man for carrying a golf club she viewed as a weapon expressed strong displeasure with prosecutors for not pursuing an additional charge of obstructing a public officer, according to newly disclosed emails. The emails shed new light on the actions of Cynthia Whitlatch, a white officer whose July 9 arrest of a black man, William Wingate, along with a racially charged Facebook post, has triggered a wide-ranging internal investigation of Whitlatch's work history and led to her being placed on paid leave at home.

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  19. Science Fiction fest begins; children’s program winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Seattle Times

    "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," a vampire tale starring Sheila Vand, screens at midnight Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Egyptian. The Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival runs Friday-Sunday, Feb. 6-8, and features a galaxy full of events at several locations.

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  20. ‘Mwindo’: Puppets, sets are stars of African folk taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Seattle Times

    By Cheryl L. West. Through Feb. 15, Seattle Children's Theatre, Seattle Center; $25-$36 .

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