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Can a Rock Drummer Become Mayor? Keith Whiteman Is Trying to Find That Out

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Does this drummer have a (rim)shot at becoming Seattle's next mayor? mayorkeithwhiteman.com Two years ago, the Long Winters’ front man John Roderick tried in vain to get elected to Seattle’s city council. He’s one of the rare musicians in town who have taken a serious stab at politics. Show More Summary

Record Review: Moon Duo Build a Psychedelic Temple on Occult Architecture Vol. 1

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Moon Duo Build a Psychedelic Temple on Occult Architecture Vol. 1 by Chris Sutton M oon Duo's latest offering, Occult Architecture Vol. 1, conjures deep references. "Cold Fear" works as an homage to early 1980s cold wave tape music with its goth-pop aesthetic and frigid vocal interplay. Show More Summary

LVL UP Wear Their 1990s Indie Rock Influences on Their Sleeve

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

LVL UP Wear Their 1990s Indie Rock Influences on Their Sleeve by Ben Salmon M ost bands hate it when writers play spot-the-influences—understandably (and rightfully) so. But LVL UP, playing Sunday at Chop Suey, are not most bands. Formed...Show More Summary

Bands I Pretended to Like for Boys. Part Ten: The War on Drugs

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bands I Pretended to Like for Boys. Part Ten: The War on Drugs by Kathleen Tarrant A boy I had a crush on several years ago, who also wrote about music, was pretty into the War on Drugs. It was during that sweet time when Kurt Vile was...Show More Summary

After Going Missing for Two Years, Zachary Bowen Is in Recovery—But He Still Needs Your Help

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Zachary Bowen Courtesy of Suzette Cereghino Zachary Bowen, 27, went missing about two years ago. On February 13, his mother Suzette Cereghino received a phone call. A woman who identified herself as Jada explained that she was outside the Central Library in downtown Seattle and may have found her son, Cereghino recalled. Show More Summary

Why Eric Elbogen Is Saying Bye to His Band, Say Hi

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Eric Elbogen: Fangs for the memories. JENNY JIMENEZ Say Hi, the musical project of Seattle multi-instrumentalist Eric Elbogen, has come to an end after 15 years of mostly positive critical reception and middling commercial success. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Straight Uncle Offers Trans Nephew A Summer in the City (But Mom Says No)

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage My wife and I live in a big city. We have two very small kids. We have lots of friends in the LGBTQ community. My sister (and her ex-husband) live in a small town. Their biological daughter—at age 16—has just come out as trans. Show More Summary

Seattle Population Now at 700,000

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Lot's of people and good information on Link... Charles Mudede It is estimated that 100,000 people were added to Seattle's population in six years (we crossed the 600,000 mark at the end of the last decade). When I moved to Seattle in 1990, the population was only 516,259, and the bus tunnel had just been completed. Show More Summary

Poet Morgan Parker Explores the Facets of Black Womanhood in There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Poet Morgan Parker Explores the Facets of Black Womanhood in There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Rich Smith {{ image:1, align:right, width:300 }} W hen I called to talk with Morgan Parker about her formidably titled and thoroughly...Show More Summary

High Society: Five Women, Five Weed Suppositories, One Sparkly Night

High Society: Five Women, Five Weed Suppositories, One Sparkly Night by David Schmader E very week seems to bring some crafty new deployment of legal weed: cannabis-enhanced Keurig cups, marijuana lip balm. But this one caught my eye:...Show More Summary

I, Anonymous: Post Pot

I, Anonymous: You Accidentally Mailed Me Weed by Anonymous You, in what I imagine was a regrettable error, swapped the "To" and "From" addresses and accidentally mailed a package intended for the Big Easy to me, the random Seattle address you tried to list as the return address. Show More Summary

Thee Most Unforgettable Oscars in the History of the Human Race

by Charles Mudede An accident of history, Moonlight had nothing in it that the Academy usually recognizes and rewards. There are many reasons why we will never forget the 89th Academy Awards. For one, it was anti-Trump, anti-Mexican wall, anti-Muslim ban, and pro-immigration, pro-diversity, pro-public education. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Local Jewish Community Center Evacuated After Bomb Threat, Seattle Is Not Immune to Anti-Semitism Either

by Ana Sofia Knauf Mercer Island during a 2011 demonstration. ES Mercer Island Jewish Community Center Evacuated: On Monday evening, the Stroum Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island reported a bomb threat, prompting police to evacuate about 250 people from the premises. Show More Summary

Thee Most Unforgettable Oscars in the History of the Human Race

We Just Saw the Most Unforgettable Oscars in the History of the Human Race by Charles Mudede T here are many reasons why we will never forget the 89th Academy Awards. For one, it was anti-Trump, anti-Mexican wall, anti-Muslim ban, and pro-immigration, pro-diversity, pro-public education. Show More Summary

All Washington State Republicans Voted Against Requesting Trump's Tax Returns

by Rich Smith Congressman Dave Reichert, one of 229 House Republicans who are afraid to check the President's power. Courtesy of Dave Reichert It's official! House Republicans—including Washington's own Dave Reichert (R-Auburn), Cathy...Show More Summary

Mykki Blanco Gets Personal with Their Debut Album, Mykki

Mykki Blanco talks creativity, making space for queer identities, and a radical response to Trump by Amber Cortes Mykki Blanco Julia Burlingham Queer hip hop artist Mykki Blanco is more interesting than a Twitter hashtag. Though Blanco...Show More Summary

Northwest Film Forum Fell In Love With Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins Eight Years Ago

by Charles Mudede Moonlight's director Barry Jenkins saying why Northwest Film Forum and indie films are important. Northwest Film Forum A note from the executive director of Northwest Film Forum, Courtney Sheehan, concerning Barry Jenkins,...Show More Summary

WTF is Even Happening Right Now With the Weather?

by Tricia Romano It's snowing. It's almost March. Tricia Romano Thunder and lightning just started, and within five minutes the entire landscape has turned into my idea of hell a winter wonderland. Global warming definitely doesn't exist. More...Show More Summary

Over ACLU Objections, Seattle Moves Forward with Police Body Cameras

by Heidi Groover Body cameras won't end police brutality. SPD Seattle is one step closer to equipping every police officer in the city with a body camera after the Seattle City Council voted today to spend more than $2 million buying the cameras and implementing a program to use them. Show More Summary

The 67 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: Feb 27-March 5, 2017

The Stranger's critics' picks for the best Seattle events happening from Feb 27-March 5, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 39 best concerts in Seattle this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary

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