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The White Man Who Was Inside the Black/Rasta/Mammy Puppet at the Fremont Parade Says He Is Not a Racist

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This is Poquita. Her maker is some misunderstood white puppeteer. ryan Yesterday, I received a letter from someone who claimed to be the maker and puppeteer of the large mammy-looking thing that participated in the Solstice Parade on June 17. Show More Summary

Bold Type Tickets is Hiring an Account Representative

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Anthony Hecht Want to work with ticketed festivals, venues, theaters, food and drink events, and apocalyptic animatronic mini-golf experiences? Do you have direct sales experience? Bold Type Tickets works with thousands of the best events around the US and Canada. Show More Summary

CBO Report On Senate Health Care Bill: 22 Million Will Lose Health Insurance

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage And tens of thousands will die—annually—as a result. NYT: The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would increase the number of people without health insurance by 22 million by 2026, a figure that is only slightly...Show More Summary

Record Review: SZA Releases a Gorgeous Debut LP, Ctrl

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SZA taps into her own flawed humanity and effectively uses it to relate to her audience. by Jenni Moore I started listening to SZA—born Solána Imani Rowe—about a year ago, and feel embarrassingly late to the game. For the past few years,...Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: One Asshole Move

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Originally posted on September 30, 2015. I've been dating this guy for almost two months. It's been pretty good, except the sex isn't really the best. I have this other male friend who has had a crush on me. Long story short: My friend made a move on me the other night. Show More Summary

Our Arts Critics’ Picks For This Week

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kusama's Infinity Mirrors, Arundhati Roy, Bowie by Mick Rock, And More Picks For June 19-25 by Stranger Things Things To Do staff Here are our art critics' picks for the best events happening in Seattle this week in every genre—from Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors to the Rough Draft Whiskey Dinner to Ijeoma and Ahamefule Oluo in Conversation. Show More Summary

The 38 Best Things To Do This Week: June 26-July 2, 2017

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kusama's Infinity Mirrors, Arundhati Roy, Bowie by Mick Rock, and More Critics' Picks by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 27 best concerts in Seattle this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn. Show More Summary

New Seattle #VisionZero App Shows Car-Related Collisions and Costs In Local 'Hoods Since 2006

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Charles Mudede Are there are no children in Phinney Ridge? There are signs like the one pictured above ('Drive Like Your Pets Live Here') all over my neighborhood, Columbia City, but instead, they say: 'Drive Like Your...Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Biome

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Biome cares "most about weird, unrestrained, de-corporatized fun." Kristen Dalen; shades by BZR BIOME (aka LOUISE CROFF BLAKE; TUF, McDematé) Current Top 5 tracks: K-Hand, "Eternal" (!K7)"You can catch K-Hand at TUF FEST...Show More Summary

Seattle Food News: SAM's New Pop-Up Cafe, Sun Liquor Pike Street Says Goodbye, 13 Coins Will Close and Reopen, and More!

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Calder's Eagle lingers in the background but all I can see is this fabulous La Panadería panini: the "Guadalajara”—roasted turkey, chipotle spread, provolone, and caramelized red onions. Natali Wiseman La Panadería...Show More Summary

Should Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole Show Up For a Community Hearing Over Charleena Lyles' Death?

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Hundreds rallied and marched last week in response to Charleena Lyles' death. nate gowdy During a briefing this morning, Seattle City Council members Lorena González and Kshama Sawant sparred over how the city should...Show More Summary

Is Eric Trump Copying Richard Spencer's "Fashy" Haircut?

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders White nationalist Richard Spencer's "fashy." Eric Trump just debuted a similar summer style. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images In urgent fashion questions: Is that a deliberate "fashy" on Eric Trump's head, or did he just accidentally trip into Richard Spencer's favorite haircut? .@EricTrump rocking a new hair cut. Show More Summary

Bill Nye the Science Guy Loves Him Some Prop. 1

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith One of science's great Williams, enjoying the touch tank at Pacific Science Center. Access for All / YouTube The Seattle Times would have you believe that Access for All, aka Proposition 1 on your August ballot, is just an "arts tax" that's "nice" but not urgent. Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: Parents, Now is the Time to Talk to Your Gay Teen about PrEP

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Michael Louella Getty Being a teenager is hard, but being the parent of a gay, bisexual or transgender teenager presents its own set of challenges. The journey is often full of difficult, awkward, and emotional moments, especially when it comes to the topic of sex. Show More Summary

New Century Theatre Company Leaves 12th Ave. Arts, Darragh Kennan Leaves NCTC

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith That's Kennan on the left there, reprising his role as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective, Sherlock Holmes CHRIS BENNION Fine actor and longtime artistic director of New Century Theatre Company, Darragh Kennan, is stepping down from his position at the company. Show More Summary

Whoops, Looks Like the NFL Shop Failed Geography

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh NFL Shop The Washington Post's Dan Steinberg flagged this incredible screwup from the National Football League's online fan store. No, you're not crazy. That is the outline of Washington State behind a racist logo for the football team in Washington D.C, which we shall not name. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Ignore the Report About How $15 an Hour Is Hurting Seattle's Poor, Weekend Heat Breaks Records

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Seattle, the capital of the fight for living wages. Charles Mudede The Report About How $15 an Hour Is Hurting Seattle's Poor Will Get Lots of Attention Today: It's already the top story at the Seattle Times, and has...Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Recap, “Server Error” - Sorry Not Sorry?

by Matt Corwine Photo: Silicon Valley/HBO SPOILERS Once again, the plot of Silicon Valley (the show) converges with that of Silicon Valley (the place) with season finale “Server Error,” a story that’s hard to watch without thinking of...Show More Summary

The Racist Puppet from Solstice Parade Seen Holding Black Lives Matters Sign on Fremont Ave

by Charles Mudede Ryan MacFarlane The puppet first appeared last Saturday, June 17, at the Solstice Parade. It looked like a mammy wearing a Rasta hat. It upset many people at the parade and on social media. Though the organizers confronted...Show More Summary

Our Music Critics' Picks For This Week

Search Party, KEXP Rocks the Dock, Queen with Adam Lambert, And More Picks For June 25-July 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff TUESDAY Meatbodies with Wild Powwers Los Angeles trio Meatbodies are part of the Ty Segall/Mikal Cronin/Oh Sees...Show More Summary

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