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Why Are the Suburbs Becoming More Blue?

by Charles Mudede This is Andy Yan... Charles Mudede Trump lost Issaquah by a stunning 42 percent. Four years ago, Mitt Romney lost it by 22 percent. Issaquah is not the inner city. It is a suburb. And it's not the only suburb that Clinton won big. Show More Summary

Submit Your Events Now For The Spring 2017 Edition of Seattle Art and Performance

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The submission deadline is Wednesday, January 25. Believe it or not, spring will be here someday, and it will bring with it a new edition of Seattle Art and Performance. The next issue will be out on the...Show More Summary

Girls Season 6 Trailer: Hannah Might Actually Be a Writer

by Jessica Fu The trailer for the sixth and final season of HBO's Girls has been released. In it, Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath seems like she's actually getting started on a real writing career. She's shown making a typically HannahShow More Summary

Pramila Jayapal's First Week in Congress and What It Means to be "an Opposition Party"

by Heidi Groover Pramila Jayapal is Washington's newest congressperson. courtesy of jayapal campaign When Pramila Jayapal spoke to The Stranger by phone Friday morning about her first week in Congress, she repeated one of her newest talking points (and one Elizabeth Warren likes too): "We’re not a minority party," Jayapal said. Show More Summary

Harry Benson: Shoot First Makes It Clear That Photographers and Fashionistas Decide History

by Julia Raban Whether or not you've heard of Harry Benson, you're familiar with his work. From the image of Muhammad Ali standing alongside the Beatles, Ali playfully pretending to punch George Harrison's ear, to the shot of Bobby Kennedy...Show More Summary

La La Land Sweeps, Donald Glover's Atlanta Is Triumphant at the 2017 Golden Globes

by Jennifer Campbell La La Land, a musical about two crazy kids struggling to make it in Hollywood, won a record-breaking seven awards at last night's Golden Globes—including best musical or comedy film, best director, best screenplay, and acting honors for stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Dem Progressive Pramila Jayapal More Liberal Than Socialist Kshama Sawant? Lots of Human Shit Pours Into Lake Washington for 20 minutes.

by Charles Mudede Liberal city with shitty water... ANDREW S. WILLIAMS/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Seattle Is Third-Most Liberal City in US: In this excellent post, Seattle Times' numbers guy, and news Librarian, Gene Balk (I hope he is still employed),...Show More Summary

The Stranger Live-Blogs the 2017 Golden Globes

by Stranger Staff Mahershala Ali received a Golden Globe nomination for his role as "Juan" in Barry Jenkins's Moonlight The Hollywood Foreign Press Association kicks off red carpet season tonight with the Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Show More Summary

Suddenly Awesome Seahawks Win Playoff Game For Fifth Straight Year Against the Detroit Lions

by Spike Friedman Thomas Rawls Corky Trewin for the Seahawks For the fifth straight season, the Seahawks won a playoff game on Saturday. This year they took down a weak Detroit Lions team 26-6, in somewhat comfortable fashion at CenturyLink Field. Show More Summary

After Buyouts and Layoffs, Nearly Two Dozen People Will Leave the Seattle Times Newsroom

by Heidi Groover Some senior staffers have taken buyouts while young employees are likely to face layoffs in coming weeks. The Stranger In a combination of buyouts, layoffs, and voluntary departures, 23 people will soon leave the Seattle...Show More Summary

Seattle's Plan to Help Undocumented Students Learn About Their Rights

by Heidi Groover Since Trump's election, Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle City Council member Lorena González have said that Seattle will remain a "welcoming city" for immigrants and refugees. City of Seattle Exactly two weeks before Donald...Show More Summary

68 Free, Cheap & Easy Events This Weekend

30 Americans, David Bowie Celebrations, A Food Truck Round-up, And More $10-And-Under Events by Stranger Things To Do Staff The first full weekend of 2017 is already here. If it caught you by surprise, don't worry—we've compiled allShow More Summary

Can Portlandia Be Funny In the Age of Trump?

by Charles Mudede What's so funny about loving bikes and trying to save the planet? IFC Season 7 of Portlandia premiered last night at 7 p.m. on IFC. The comedy show, which stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, continues to makeShow More Summary

It's Official: Trump Voters Were Duped by Putin

by Ned Lannamann The full report on how Russian intelligence interfered with the 2016 US presidential election was released today, and it confirms what everyone—except president-elect Donald Trump—has been saying for weeks. Russia indeed...Show More Summary

Elisa Chavez's "Revenge" Is a Poetic War Cry for the Next Four Years

by Rich Smith The greatest threat to American democracy will be in charge of running that democracy in two weeks. Since the events of 11/9, many have cycled through the stages of grief, and many more continue to cycle. If you're currently...Show More Summary

Your Guide To January 2017 In Seattle: 80 Concerts To Get Tickets For Now

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, The Chamber Music Society Winter Festival, And More by Stranger Things To Do Staff The holidays may be over, but, in Seattle, January is full of plenty of excellent live music to help take your mind off the freezing weather outside. Show More Summary

Five People Killed in Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

by Ana Sofia Knauf #BREAKING UPDATE: 3 dead in shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport. WATCH live coverage now on NBC 6 and here: https://t.co/BUdADBrWRq pic.twitter.com/8LX6OmZ54U— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6) January 6, 2017 A gunman opened fire inside Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, shooting at least nine people. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 68 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: January 6-8

Seattle events from Jan 6-8 that won't cost more than $10. by Stranger Things To Do Staff The first full weekend of 2017 is already here. If it caught you by surprise, don't worry—we've compiled all of the events happening in Seattle this weekend that won't cost you more than $10 and require (almost) no advance planning. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Snooper Boyfriend Keeps Snooping Through Passed Out Girlfriend's Phone

by Dan Savage Kind of in a pickle. Straight white male, in a cis relationship, and I am thinking that maybe my GF is cheating on me, but I have no caught-in-the-act solid proof. We've been together for almost four years now, and after we moved in two years ago, our sex life kinda took a nosedive after some life problems we both had. Show More Summary

Pramila Jayapal Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Save the Country, Block Trump During Final Electoral Tally

by Sydney Brownstone She tried. Heidi Groover The freshman Congresswoman from Seattle (and the only Indian American woman in Congress) objected to the final Electoral College count this afternoon, but was put on blast by human Norman Rockwell painting Joe Biden. Here's the video: And the dispatch from Seattle Times reporter Jim Brunner: “Mr. Show More Summary

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