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What Are You Doing Today? What Are You Doing Tonight?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of G. Gibson Gallery Will Rebuild Strong by Samantha Scherer This Wreckage May Look Familiar: Samantha Scherer lifted her subjects from actual news photographs of wreckage or scenes from TV crime dramas. Her work is on display at the G. Show More Summary

Everything's Coming Up Romney

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Maria Dryfhout / Shutterstock Who's laughing now, motherfucker? Who's laughing now? Listen! Can you hear that? Do you hear the roars coming from around the country? If you cock your ear to the wind just so, you can hear the people crying out: "Mitt was right," they're saying. Show More Summary

Opening Night: Elicia Sanchez

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Alex Thomas Elicia Sanchez, queen of the comedy holodeck Tonight, Seattle comic Elicia Sanchez performs at Barboza, opening for the national touring comic (and beloved former Daily Show correspondent) Wyatt Cenac. Today, I asked herShow More Summary

Seattle "Lifestyle Boutique" Hosts Free (!?) Cannabis-Infused Coffee Tastings

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Trichome—which is "a lifestyle boutique, not a marijuana retailer" in the ID, according to events coordinator Gwen—is hosting its own version of wake-and-bake with a series of free Sunday morning tastings of "Cannabis & Coffee." The first one is this Sunday, from 10 a.m. Show More Summary

ISIL Beheads French Citizen in Algeria

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NYT: In a sign of the growing influence of the extremist group known as the Islamic State, fighters aligned with the organization beheaded a French tourist in Algeria and released a video on Wednesday documenting the brutal killing, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. Show More Summary

SPD: Man Shot Near Pioneer Square Collapses with Life-Threatening Injuries

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Concerned office workers here after bullet from shooting smashed into 2nd story Smith Tower. 1 person hit on street.— Joshua Trujillo (@joshtrujillo) September 24, 2014 Yikes. Seattle police say: After receiving...Show More Summary

Savage Love: Making a Move

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Joe Newton I'm a 28-year-old pan-curious married guy from the Midwest about to move to San Francisco. I've been with my wife for 10 years (married four), and we've started to explore being monogamish. I am also reexploring my bi attractions. Show More Summary

A Collaboration from Hazlewood and Ocho Is Coming to Ballard! And More Food News

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

EXCITING NEWS! A collaboration between the owners of Hazlewood and Ocho is coming to Ballard. These two great bars go great together, except for the shut-down Azteca between them, and that's where the Hotel Albatross will be (2319 NW Market St). Show More Summary

Warner Bros. Pictures Spent More on the Movie Gravity than India Spent on Successfully Sending a Spacecraft to Mars

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Warner Bros. Pictures Sandra Bullock Is an Expensive Earthling Gravity, a gorgeous space drama about two American astronauts who get royally fucked by Russian space junk, is reported to have cost $100,000,000 to make. On November 5, 2013, India launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Seattle Police Cracking Down on Bicyclists, First Hill Streetcar Delayed Until Next Year

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

connel/Shutterstock No more blowing past stop signs, Dan! Police to Start Citing Bicyclist Violations: Seattle Police are beginning to enforce bicycle laws with citations, reports KING 5. That includes walking bikes on sidewalks, braking before reaching crosswalks, following traffic signals, and wearing a helmet. Show More Summary

How Artists Can Fight Back Against Cities That Are Taking Advantage of Them

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Arthouse in Belltown is an apartment building not priced for artists. If aliens from outer space landed in Belltown right now, they would probably see the huge banner on the high-rise that says "ARTHOUSE" and expect the building to be a house of art. Show More Summary

Should We Interview a Candidate for State Supreme Court Who's Been Disbarred?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ES The Bugs Bunny flash drive on which Washington State Supreme Court candidate (and disbarred lawyer) John "Zambomi" Scannell delivered his op-ed. Oyez! Oyez! The High Court of Slog is hereby called into emergency session to attend to the pressing matter of one John "Zamboni" Scannell, disbarred lawyer. Mr. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: The Boss of Him

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a bisexual lady, 22 years old. I'm also pretty hardcore into Femdom. I can't get aroused by the thought of being in a sexual scenario with a man if I'm not a Domme. For whatever reason, I can be with women without a domination component (though it's obviously preferred). Show More Summary

Seattle School District Ponders Charter Schools

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Education watchdog Melissa Westbrook unearthed a memo on the Seattle Public Schools website today. What about? The pros and cons of charter schools! (And what happened when school district officials spent time exploring them.) It begins: As...Show More Summary

Balagan Theatre Shut Down By Its Board After Being Blindsided by Debts

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of Balagan Theater. Former Balagan artistic director Louis Hobson as Jean Valjean in the company's chamber production of Les Misérables last fall. Last weekend, the musical-theater company Balagan announced that it's permanently closing. Show More Summary

Song of the Day: "Transported" by Android Amaker

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is a BRAND NEW song off of a BRAND NEW local concept album. I dare say it's not quite like anything you've ever heard before. At least not on THIS planet. Some of the players involved are country-punk Brent Amaker, musicians Vod...Show More Summary

City Attorney Will Drop All Recent Marijuana Tickets

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Dominic Holden Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, against improper pot tickets. As Dominic Holden reported in August, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes was hoping anyone who got a pot ticket from Officer Randy Jokela—the man who'd handed...Show More Summary

Prince Update: Two New Studio Albums Out on September 30

So we’re all flush on this. Prince, his indefatigable funk-Mozartness, has two new studio albums coming out on September 30. They’re titled Art Official Age, and PlectrumElectrum. All album pre-orders will include one entry to win a flyaway to a live Prince performance at Paisley Park Studios in October. Press release after the jump. Show More Summary

Full Disclosure: I've Lied to Some of My Old High School Friends About Their Crappy New Band

I'm sure it's not a surprise I have a TON of friends who play music. I'm a record nerd, usta be in bands and was part of the "scene" or whatever, but there came a point where I mostly gave up making music. Like, I still care, but now...Show More Summary

Youth Justice Campaigners Turn Boring Land Use Hearing Into a Fight Against Institutional Racism

Glenn R. McGloughlin / The inside of the current detention center looks a lot like this. King County has brought down the number of juveniles it incarcerates—but they are still overwhelmingly and disproportionately black...Show More Summary

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