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'Finding Neverland' Is Escapist, Schmaltzy, And Visually Dazzling

It's a show that features a number of excellent songs by the team of Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy (with Barlow being best known as the frontman for 90s British boy band, Take That). [ more › ]

Live from the Occupy the Inauguration Protest at Westlake

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff ASK Seattle residents are gathering at Westlake Park to protest Donald Trump who, as of today, is the 45th president of the United States. Staffers Ana Sofia Knauf and Amber Cortes will be sending live dispatches from the demonstrations. Show More Summary

This Week In SF Food: Namu Noodle Pops Up In The Sunset, Deccan Spice Comes To The Castro, And More

Local restaurants offer Inauguration Day specials, Forbes Island reappears, and Bauer gives a peek into his top 100 contenders for 2017. [ more › ]

The 29 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: Jan 23-29, 2017

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's music critics' picks for Jan 23-29, 2017, shows in Seattle. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Now that the inauguration is finally over, we can get back to the business of our everyday lives, which for us means live music. Show More Summary

Man suspected of killing 2 California deputies threatens his defense attorneys

A suspect in the slaying of two Northern California sheriff's deputies threatened to kill his defense attorneys Friday and had to be restrained after a judge ruled that he can't fire his lawyers. Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes and his wife, Janelle Monroy, face an October murder trial in the 2014...

Obama administration made last-minute modifications to California's nearly $1-billion bullet train grant

In the final hours of the Obama administration, the Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday made key modifications to a $928-million grant to the California bullet train agency.  The grant extends the deadline for completion of construction in the Central Valley to 2022 from 2018. The project...

Protesters vowed to shut down the city. Police vowed to protect the inauguration. They clashed.

Police reported arrests of 217 protesters and said six officers are injured during a day of turmoil.

ICYMI: 'House Of Cards' Now Has A Season 5 Premiere Date

Plus, a present from the girls of "Broad City," Republicans hate inaugural poetry, and more! [ more › ]

L.A. City Council makes moves to protect immigrants by approving to hire an advocate at City Hall

In a move with symbolic timing, the Los Angeles City Council chose the day of Donald Trump’s swearing-in as America’s 45th president to approve the hiring of an “immigrant advocate” at City Hall. Pointing to Trump’s forceful statements on immigration, council President Herb Wesson told his colleagues...

Roberta Peters, reigning soprano of Metropolitan Opera and on TV, dies at 86

She debuted at the Met at age 20 — on five hours’ notice — and sang there for the next 35 years.

U-Va. president Teresa A. Sullivan announces she will step down in summer 2018

Sullivan will work through the end of her current contract after weathering a tumultuous tenure at the helm of Virginia’s flagship public university.

Richard Spencer, white nationalist spokesman, was punched in the face on camera in D.C.

The spokesman for the white nationalist movement was punched in the face on camera while doing an interview on Inauguration Day.

Photos: Thousands Brave Heavy Rains For Inauguration Day Protests In L.A.

Protestors showed up in South L.A., Boyle Heights, and downtown, among other areas. [ more › ]

Savage Love Letter of the Day: We're Not Moving To Canada (Yet)

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage This isn't a sex related question, so if you don't run it or respond, I'll understand. Over all the years I've been reading your column, you've become something of a trusted political commentator along the way, and I want...Show More Summary

White Nationalist Richard Spencer Punched In the Face During Inauguration Protest

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Richard Spencer got punched in the face during the protests at Trump's #inauguration pic.twitter.com/oQAwtbtEeT— Gender-Professecs (@MrTrunney) January 20, 2017 On the one hand: Fuck Richard Spencer's faux academic, white nationalist nonsense. Show More Summary

Monster storm batters California with mudslides, flooding, road closures

Southern California was battered Friday by the second of three big winter storms, causing mudslides, flooding and forcing authorities to rescue people trapped at a flooded beachside campground and a homeless encampment. The storm was set to move out Friday night, but an even more powerful weather...

Border Patrol arrests two men linked to Sureño gang entering U.S.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two men with ties to a Los Angeles gang who were seen crossing the border Thursday evening about 3 ½ miles east of the Calexico port of entry, according to the agency. The men, ages 26 and 22, are Mexican citizens and, according to the agency, admitted to affiliations...

Photos: Sparsely Attended Inauguration Parade Disappoints Even Some Trump Fans

The new president made a few lackluster appearances that left some people disappointed. [ more › ]

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