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Crowd At MLK Rally Boos Cathy McMorris Rodgers

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Meanwhile in Spokane... The crowd turned on local Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event at the Spokane Convention Center on Monday. Thousands of people gathered at the rally before the planned march through downtown Spokane.... Show More Summary

The Morning News: Seattle Church Commits to Protecting Marginalized Groups, Bellevue Sees Spike in Hate Crimes

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf SB Capitol Hill's Saint Mark's Cathedral Wants to Protect Marginalized Groups from Hate: "We will identify, report, and confront hate speech and behavior — against all ethnic and religious groups, women, LGBTQ people, immigrants, people with disabilities, and all marginalized groups. Show More Summary

America's Next Top Model Recap: Tragic Young Love (Returns)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns Don't worry. The producers (aka Tyra Banks) aren't letting our lesbian heartthrob get eliminated without some intense crushin'. CBS Television Distribution. Collage by author's roommate. In case you're new to the party, we're midway through the revamp of America's Next Top Model (now on VH1) and it's ACTUALLY GOOD TV. Show More Summary

Inside the Debate Over Whether the Seattle Womxn's March Should Be Silent

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Is a call for silence silencing the already-silenced? On Facebook this Sunday, a debate heated up among potential participants of the Womxn's March on Seattle, a sister demonstration in solidarity with the Million Women March on Washington D.C. Show More Summary

Person of Interest: Negarra A. Kudumu

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Person of Interest: Negarra A. Kudumu. The Writer, Curator and Intellectual Has Some Advice for Seattle's Arts Community by Charles Mudede N egarra A. Kudumu is something like a marvelous cloud of thinking and practices that are constantly processing contemporary art, curation, and critical theory. Show More Summary

An Enduring Classic

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In the Midst of Capitol Hill's Restaurant Madness, Machiavelli Endures by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue M achiavelli is a Seattle classic. As the Italian restaurant's tagline proclaims, it's been "a Capitol Hill tradition since 1988," which means it has been serving up veal piccata longer than many of you reading this have likely been alive. Show More Summary

The Young Pope May Not Be Trump Pope But He's Still A Kinda Fun Pope

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Spike Friedman "Here's Looking At You, God." HBO There’s an ideal blend of camp and genuine greatness that short-run prestige television is capable of reaching. The best example from the past year was FX’s The People Vs. OJ Simpson, which paired the pitch-perfect work of Sarah Paulson and Sterling K. Show More Summary

King County NAACP Vice President Sheley Secrest to Run for City Council

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Sheley Secrest will run against Jon Grant for Seattle City Council position 8. courtesy of secrest campaign It's becoming clear that at least one race on the Seattle ballot in 2017 will be competitive: Seattle City Council...Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly, Donald Trump, and Angry Men Who Don't Understand Journalism

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Megan Burbank I read it so you don't have to. Over the holidays, I read Megyn Kelly's memoir, Settle for More. I'm not proud of this, and I felt weird reading Kelly's book in public—like I should probably have donned Handmaid's Tale...Show More Summary

High Society: Chasing the 9 to 5 High with Cody and Jack

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

High Society: Chasing the 9 to 5 High with Cody and Jack by David Schmader C ody and Jack are a married couple I came to know through a loose network of over-30 gay men with beards on Facebook. This sounds shallow, but even casual social media reveals a lot. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Lifelong Straight Guy Wants To Recreate Magical Gay Sex He Once Had With Smooth Guy Whose Queeny Ways Appealed to Him

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm about eight years older than you and am in good shape for a man my age. Better than most my age. I have been straight for most of my life. I'm still very attracted to women very much. About nine years ago I had a sexual affair with a sweet and very sexy gay man. Show More Summary

Washington Governor, Attorney General Propose Abolishing Death Penalty

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover "While I’m governor, there will not be a state sanctioned execution of a Washington State citizen," says Governor Jay Inslee. Office of Governor Jay Inslee With hopes that new Republican support will help push the question...Show More Summary

Seattle Opera's La Traviata Challenges "Decency" In An Indecent Society

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rebecca Brown As Violetta, soprano Corrine Winters ranges convincingly from sharp and fiery to meek and broken in her Seattle Opera debut. Jacob Lucas I’m not sure about some of the production of La Traviata I saw this weekend atShow More Summary

B Street Band Pulls Out of Inaugural Bash on Bruce Springsteen's Behalf

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The headline you're looking for, blogs of the world, is Pennsylvania Avenue Freeze Out. by Sean Nelson Bruce Springsteen, not a huge fan of the President-Elect. Greg Carter The biggest joke of Trump's New Jersey inaugural gala line-up was that he couldn't get Springsteen; he could only get a Springsteen cover band. Show More Summary

Inauguration 2017 Playlist: Songs of Rage, Protest and Reflection

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Leilani Polk By now, more than half the U.S. population is likely feeling a growing sense of fear, rage, disbelief, and pitying self-reflection as Inauguration Day 2017 looms ever closer to the reality of Trump as President. We here...Show More Summary

Our Arts Critics Recommend These 43 Events This Week

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Shot, Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series, A Live Blabbermouth Podcast Taping, And More Picks For Jan 16-22 by Stranger Things To Do Staff See below for excellent theater, literature, food, and other art events this week, includingShow More Summary

The 43 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Jan 16-22, 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's arts and culture critics' event picks for Jan 16-22, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 21 best concerts in Seattle this week, and we've compiled all of the inauguration resistance events and Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

Reporting Live: Seattle's MLK Day Rally and March

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf MLK Day in Seattle 2016. Ansel Herz Seattle students and residents are marching through the city today in celebration of the 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The rally begins at Garfield High School at 11 AM. Show More Summary

Seattle Congressman Adam Smith Will Not Attend the Inauguration, Either

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover But Smith told The Stranger he doesn't consider it a boycott. office of rep. adam smith Like newly elected Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Seattle Congressman Adam Smith won't be attending Donald Trump's inauguration...Show More Summary

Wait, Why Did Washington Senators Vote Against Importing Cheaper Drugs from Canada?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Senator Patty Murray has been doing so good against the forces of Trump! So why did she and Sen. Cantwell vote against cheaper drugs for Americans? COURTESY OF SEN. PATTY MURRAY Did you see that video of Bernie Sanders chastising Democratic Senators for setting up camp in the pockets of Big Pharma? I love it. Show More Summary

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