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Video: Inauguration Protests Unfold Across DC

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff Sydney Brownstone. As Donald Trump was inaugurated today, protesters in DC rallied against the 45th president. Some arrests have been made. Sydney Brownstone is at the scene: Last night, a separate protest was held outside a right-wing group's "DeploraBall." [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Live from the National Student Strike Protests in Seattle

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff In response to Donald Trump's inauguration today, students and faculty are hosting demonstrations at the University of Washington. According to the event, a rally will begin at 8:30 AM, followed by a walkout. Reporter Ana Sofia Knauf will be sending dispatches from the university's Red Square. Show More Summary

Watch the Inauguration (Or Don't)

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tricia Romano Watch the fall of our democracy live! Or, you know, don't. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Our Long National Nightmare of Peace and Prosperity is Over

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tricia Romano The sun rises, but darkness is descending. Nate Gowdy That headline was from the Onion was funny in a ha-ha way when it first appeared during the George W. Bush presidency, but it quickly went from satire to reality during his reign. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Inauguration Chaos Begins, Seattle Sued for Homeless Encampment "Sweeps"

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Does anyone else feel like they can't breathe right now? Nate Gowdy Today's the Day: A racist, misogynist xenophobe is about to be sworn into the highest government office in the country. Here's where you can watch our world turn into the Upside Down in company, if you can bear to. If It's Any Comfort: We're all in this together. Show More Summary

Inauguration Day 2017 Is Here (the World Is Burning)

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover When I walked by this view of the capitol yesterday, my mood ring went pure black, which, according to the key on the back of the box, means "Upset. Frustrated. Afraid." HG Checking in with the mood rings: Mine is mostly blueish green ("normal, relaxed, calm," and "curious, mischievous, impulsive"—yeah, OK). Show More Summary

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's Message to Donald Trump: "Work With Us, Otherwise You Will Hurt This Country"

by Heidi Groover Seattle Mayor Ed Murray yesterday in Washington, DC, where he woke up saying to himself, "This is the last day of democracy as we know it." Heidi Groover It was the final day of a United States that had never inaugurated Donald Trump as its president. Show More Summary

"At Least Three" Injured in Shooting at Crocodile

by Sean Nelson The Crocodile is located at the corner of 2nd Ave. and Blanchard in Belltown Kelly O A phalanx of ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars stretched down 2nd Avenue tonight after reports were issued of a shooting at the Crocodile, where a show called "A Boogie with Da Hoodie" was held, presented by ReignCity. Show More Summary

R.I.P. Village Voice Reporter Wayne Barrett

by Tricia Romano Wayne Barrett Tricia Romano Last year for Christmas, I got my Trump-loving family Wayne Barrett's biography on Donald Trump, The Deals and the Downfall. I was hoping that they'd read it without knowing what was about to hit them. Show More Summary

Wake Up Early Tomorrow for KEXP's Peacemongering Bed-In as Trump Takes the Oath

by Dave Segal "Ev'rybody's talking about revolution, evolution, masturbation, flagellation, regulation, integrations, etc." Inspired by Yoko Ono and John Lennon's notorious 1969 bed-ins held to protest the Vietnam War, KEXP is hosting its own horizontal show of peace and unity in its Gathering Space at 7:30 am January 20. Show More Summary

16 Lunar New Year 2017 Events In Seattle

Where to celebrate the beginning of the Year Of The Rooster in Seattle. by Stranger Things To Do Staff The new lunar new year begins on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Last year, Stranger food critic Angela Garbes wrote that, "even though...Show More Summary

The 21 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: Jan 19-22, 2017

The Stranger's film critics' picks for movies playing Jan 19-22, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Venture to the movies this weekend to take your mind off the inauguration. Whether you want to see a new release like The Founder (a...Show More Summary

Watch the Video: An Alternative Tour of Seattle with Charles Mudede

by Stranger Staff Close your earmarked copy of Fodor's, cancel your Ride the Ducks plans, and forget the Space Needle. Instead, take Charles Mudede's walking tour of the city, an altogether-better experience that is hidden in plain sight. The tour, led by our film and philosophy writer, will take you to some of the best hidden gems in the city. Show More Summary

Then and Now: The Rent Of a Central District Apartment

by Charles Mudede Not a damn thing changed at The 301 but the rent. Charles Mudede Between 2005 and 2008, I rented a one-bedroom apartment in The 301, a magic-less, three-story building in the south part of the Central District and close...Show More Summary

Hear Some Anti-Trump Songs, Still Feel Panicky

by Dave Segal CocoRosie and ANOHNI deliver a sick burn. The songs ridiculing, denigrating, and satirizing Donald Trump have been coming for a while, and they're surely going to continue bubbling forth, as, once he's inaugurated, he tries...Show More Summary

This Gay Couple Got Inauguration Tickets When They Thought Hillary Would Win. Here's Why They Flew to DC Anyway.

by Sydney Brownstone "We need to have a voice in this America, too," says Kimball Allen (left). He and his husband, Scott Wells (right), wonder about their future together under a Trump administration. SB When Kimball Allen and Scott...Show More Summary

Where to Pee in Seattle during Inauguration Week Protests

by Jessica Fu Whether you are rallying at the Women's March or supporting the ACLU by drinking at Beer Trump's Hate, you may need to pee sometime in Seattle this weekend. Most demonstrations lead to Westlake, so here's a handy map of...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-Up

by Dan Savage Welcome to week three of Reader Advice Round-Up. Got some advice you wanna offer up to a Savage Love reader or Savage Lovecast listener? Or maybe you've got some advice for me? Send it over to mail@savagelove.net and we'll...Show More Summary

Trump's Team Gears Up to Slash Tons of Vital Government Programs

by Rich Smith A still from Pat Graney's Girl Gods. Trump's transition team wants to eliminate government funding for the NEA, which funds projects by artists such as Graney, who runs a dance/prison-education company. According to the...Show More Summary

International District Businesses Might Lose Customers During the Seattle Womxn's March. Here's How You Can Help

by Ana Sofia Knauf CHAM BUNPHOATH After Donald Trump is sworn in as Predator-in-Chief tomorrow afternoon, hundreds of thousands of women, trans and gender-nonconforming people, and allies will march in Washington D.C. in protest of Trump's misogyny and promotion of rape culture. Show More Summary

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