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What Is Ben Carson Doing with Two Birthday Cakes?

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone The great staff @HUDgov surprised me for my birthday! I am honored to work with everyone of them. pic.twitter.com/zyYnyko0VF— Ben Carson (@SecretaryCarson) September 18, 2017 It is Ben Carson's birthday. This photo...Show More Summary

Town Hall's Executive Director Shares Some Good News

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Wier Harman, Town Hall's executive director. Courtesy of Town Hall Last spring, Wier Harman announced that he was stepping away from day-to-day functions as executive director of Town Hall Seattle, the cultural hub that programs 450 events per year in music, literature, and science. Show More Summary

How Do You Make a Play About the Internet? Don't Ask Teh Internet Is Serious Business

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Behold the power of the dox! Jeff Carpenter Washington Ensemble Theatre's west coast premiere of Tim Price's Teh Internet Is Serious Business, which runs at 12th Ave Arts through October 2nd, could have been good if itShow More Summary

The 27 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 28 best concerts this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their areas of expertise. Show More Summary

Tim Burgess Will Be the Next Mayor of Seattle

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One Murray apologist replaces another. by Heidi Groover Tim finally gets to be the mayor. Kelly O The 55th mayor of Seattle—and the third mayor this year—will be Tim Burgess. The Seattle City Council voted 5 to 1 to appoint Burgess mayor...Show More Summary

The 28 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Don't miss the album release for Prom Queen, the current torchbearer of Seattle's dark pop scene, on Saturday. Melissa Wax Enjoy the last gasps of summer by taking a stroll around town to these great local shows happening this week. Show More Summary

Seattle City Council Endorses Medicare for All, Cantwell and Murray Still Undecided

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The city council wants Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray to back Medicare for All. by Heidi Groover Still thinking about it. Aaron P. Bernstein / getty The Seattle City Council today approved a symbolic resolution endorsing Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill and calling on Washington's U.S. Show More Summary

The 28 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Enjoy the last gasps of summer by taking a stroll around town to these great local shows happening this week. Our music critics have picked everythingShow More Summary

The Mediated Intimacy of Closed Quarters, Curated by Rodrigo Valenzuela

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"If I wanted to see this kind of video art in Seattle, I was going to have to bring it here,” Valenzuela says. by Emily Pothast Kenneth Tam, still from The Compression Is Not Subservient to the Explosion; It Gives It Increased Force “Have...Show More Summary

Attorney Suing Trump Over DACA Is a Washington State DREAMer

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Luis Cortes also represented 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina, the DREAMer formerly detained at the Northwest Detention Center. HG Luis Cortes, the immigration lawyer who helped represent a Seattle-area Deferred...Show More Summary

ICYMI: World to End Saturday

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Well, it was fun while it lasted. by Katie Herzog Bye! Getty Images Earlier this year, Christian thinker David Meade predicted that the distant plant Nibiru will collide with our own planet Earth this fall. Originally, Meade said D Day would occur in October, but he recently moved it up by a few weeks, to this coming Saturday, Sept. Show More Summary

Forest Bathing Note 3: Why A Spaceship Should Be Like a Forest

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede I see the cockpit of spaceship forest... Charles Mudede This is the third of four notes for my feature on forest bathing in Cheasty Greenspace. Whenever I enter a forest, I always feel like an astronaut entering an ancient spaceship. Show More Summary

Mueller Has Subpoenaed Facebook for Data on Potential Russian Election Tampering

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Forcing the tech giant to turn over the digital breadcrumbs. Ann Heisenfelt / Getty Images On Friday evening, The Wall Street Journal reported something that's being described as "a turning-point in the Trump-Russia probe." The...Show More Summary

Witness: Neo-Nazi Threw a Banana Before He Got Socked in the Face

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Antifa groups circulated the neo-Nazi's photo on social media prior to the punching. by Ana Sofia Knauf The man allegedly threw a banana at a passerby. Another bystander then punched the neo-Nazi in the jaw. Sean Patrick Duff Sean Patrick...Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Christian Science

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Christian Science: spinning vintage dance-music tracks you can't ignore at DUG for nine years and running. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE (aka CHRISTIAN PEETZ; DUG) Current Top 5 Tracks: Barry Biggs, "Love Come Down" (Afrik) Michael...Show More Summary

Latin Cuisine Replaces Maria Hines’ Young American Ale House

Tropicos Breeze opens today The former home of Maria Hines’ Young American Ale House will see its replacement, Tropicos Breeze Latin American restaurant, open today. Hines, the James Beard Award-winning chef who runs Tilth and Agrodolce,...Show More Summary

Seattle Food News: RN74's New Chef, Jupiter Opens, Everett's Bikini Baristas File Suit, and More!

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue RN74 Has a New Chef It's Thomas Griese, a veteran of the Michael Mina empire who previously cooked at Bouchon Las Vegas, the French Laundry, Andre’s, Alize, and Le Cirque, before coming to Michael Mina 74 Miami as chef de cuisine. Show More Summary

Council to Choose New Mayor, May Pick New Council Member Today

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Former council member Nick Licata wants the temporary council seat. by Heidi Groover Seattle's third mayor of the year? City of Seattle Today at 2 pm, the Seattle City Council is likely to select Council Member Tim Burgess to serve as the next interim mayor. Show More Summary

Religious Moron: Gay Sex Unnatural Because Kids Find It Icky

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage The Friendly Atheist brings this idiot and his idiocy to our attention... Conservative activist E.W. Jackson recently interviewed WorldNetDaily’s David Kupelian and both men agreed that homosexuality was unnatural because kids found it icky. Show More Summary

Seahawks Performance Troubling In Win If You Look At It Closely, So Maybe Don’t?

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What a mess. by Spike Friedman FINAL: @Seahawks WIN! #Seahawks pic.twitter.com/UhGHMnssw7— NFL (@NFL) September 17, 2017 The Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers in a scintillating 12-9 affair that had it all: dropped passes, big punts,...Show More Summary

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