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Annie: Annie Is Dead, Long Live Annie

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The original Annie was such a feature of my childhood that I can’t even properly say if I “liked” it or not—did I like the bed I slept in or the house I lived in? It just was. But going in with a head full of nostalgia might not be the...Show More Summary

Our Critics' Top Picks for Today

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

X AND THE BLASTERS' UNBEATABLE SONGBOOKS X and the Blasters @ El CorazonEven on their now-34-year-old debut records, X and the Blasters had deeper musical roots than their peers, with X powering their punk with rockabilly beats and deep folk harmonies and the Blasters mining the golden intersection of rock ’n’ roll and country and western. Show More Summary

Council Wants to Hear from SPD About All Those Cops at Recent Protests

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Eli Sanders Some have questioned the scale of police response to recent protests. Here, officers guard SPD headquarters as protesters arrive on Dec. 6. Council Member Kshama Sawant has questions for the Seattle Police Department. Among...Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Artist Dalton James Rose is creating an incredible series of posters, each based on one of the 10 songs on Hallstrom's recent debut album, Out on the Borderlands, Down in the Valley. See more of Dalton's work at Hallstrom, Heels to the Hardwood, Xolie Morra & the Strange Kind play Fri Dec 19 at the Crocodile. Click here to leave a comment.

Murray Will Ask Council To Allow Homeless Encampments

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O A kitchen and pantry at Nickelsville, a homeless encampment forced to leave its West Seattle location last year. Mayor Ed Murray says he’ll propose a new law next month allowing homeless encampments on a “limited number of unused,...Show More Summary

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: A Film Review in Three Parts

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Will Gandalf ever cast another spell? (A: Yes) In 2012's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Bilbo Baggins and a bunch of mostly interchangeable dwarves set out to slay a dragon. In 2013's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the small heroes eventually reach the dragon's lair. Show More Summary

New Year's Eve and You

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

After a considerable amount of fact-gathering and research, we've determined that the evening of December 31 has the potential to be remarkably lively, especially for a Wednesday. At the Unicorn, the members of TacocaT will be DJing the hits of your dreams all night long. Show More Summary

What Happened When "Something Rotten!" Left the 5th Ave for Broadway?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of the 5th Ave Now you have to go to New York to see it. Earlier this week, the 5th Avenue Theatre announced that Something Rotten!—a new musical comedy about an arrogant Shakespeare—had dropped out of the coming season andShow More Summary

Rand Paul Injects a Moat into the Debate Over Our Cuba Policy

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Christopher Halloran / Dr. Ben Carson will be your one-stop shop for campaign hilarity. Two pieces of business from future presidential candidates: 1. All-but-certain Republican presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul...Show More Summary

Let's Say One Positive Thing About Bill Cosby

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Once-near-universally loved comedian/actor Bill Cosby’s had a rough year, as anyone’s who looked at the internet or read the news realizes. His reputation’s currently swirling around the toilet and only his wife and daughter have stepped...Show More Summary

The Man in the Unitard Explains How He and His Naked Friends Got Trapped on Seattle's Great Wheel

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Photo by Payton Beck "I had a pound of mushrooms, man," says Buster. "Have you ever seen a pound of mushrooms?" Do you remember the totally true comic from a few weeks ago about the drunk, high, naked people who were kept in a gondola...Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: A Thank-You Note (And Bonus Thank-You Pic)

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 28-year-old straight man and my wife is a 31-year-old mostly straight woman. We have been married for four years. I recently discovered the lovecast and your column, and my wife and I have been voraciously consuming back episodes ever since. Show More Summary

Artists Who Are Moms Get A Few Dollars

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of the artist Gala Bent's Stable Form in Green, Two in Green, I Still Get a Thrill, and Wings. Phyllis Hatfield's premise for her new project, Fell From the Sky, is simple: She's giving seven King County artists $2,000 per year...Show More Summary

Our Critics' Top Picks Today

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

DANCER AND PRANCER BRING THE HOLIDAY CHEER, PART DEUX Dancer & Prancer's Xmas Extravaganza @ Chop SueyDidn’t make it out to Chop Suey yesterday? Don’t you worry; you can still catch the vintage, glitter-coated licks of Shannon and the...Show More Summary

Never Heard of Em: The Magnetic Fields

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This extra-special double-wide edition of Never Heard of 'Em is brought to you by Stranger music editor Emily Nokes and Stranger editor in chief Christopher Frizzelle dancing around the office together laughing and singing as much of "Absolutely Cuckoo" as they could get through, right into each other's faces. Show More Summary

City Leaders Will Consider Whether We Need a New Seattle Police Intelligence Auditor

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz On December 8, a senior photographer for the Seattle Police Department snapped pictures of a small crowd of peaceful protesters. The previous week, protest organizers at U-Village said they felt unsettled by men who they believed were undercover police taking their photographs. Show More Summary

Four New Places to Try This Weekend

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

John Beck Good Bar: Cold Beer. Happy Hour. 'Nuff said. SuikaOccupying the space long held by 611 Supreme on Capitol Hill, Suika is the Seattle outpost of a Vancouver-based izakaya bar, offering snacks meant to accompany a night of drinking. Show More Summary

Bumbershoot Will Go On, One Reel Announces Partnership with Showbox/AEG

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mat Hayward/ Bumbershoot: Safe for now This morning, One Reel and the international music and sporting event promoters Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG Live) signed a deal to keep the Bumbershoot festival going. This...Show More Summary

Nate's Wings & Waffles Is Always Good and Sometimes Unfuckwithably Great

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Nate’s over-the-top sandwich. Every basketball fan has a favorite Nate Robinson moment: There was that time, back in 2006, when Robinson (five foot nine) blocked a shot by Yao Ming (seven foot six), causing Yao to double over in shame. Show More Summary

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