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Facing Tomorrow with Weyes Blood

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Facing Tomorrow with Weyes Blood by Ciara Dolan N amed after Southern Gothic novelist Flannery O’Connor’s book Wise Blood, Weyes Blood (aka Los Angeles musician Natalie Mering) plays anti-Americana that feels all too appropriate in this...Show More Summary

The Understated Pop Brilliance of a 5th Avenue Theatre Director

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Understated Pop Brilliance of 5th Avenue Theatre Director Bill Berry by Christopher Frizzelle I t's hard for an audience to detect good directing. Unless you're in the show, the artistry is invisible. An audience doesn't think, "That...Show More Summary

Our Complete Mardi Gras 2017 Events Calendar

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

From Brazilian Carnaval at The Crocodile to The Great Royal Room Mardi Gras Celebration by Stranger Things To Do Staff

The Simple, Beautiful Fable of The Red Turtle

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Simple, Beautiful Fable of The Red Turtle by Marc Mohan T he Red Turtle is the latest movie from Studio Ghibli, and if there’s one thing film critics are more tired of than that Inception trumpet blare, it’s explaining what Studio Ghibli is every time they release a movie. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth Podcast: Trump's Immigration Crackdown, Milo's Death Spiral, and Voices from the #ResistanceRecess

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Episode 89 talks about the potential upcoming mass deportation of undocumented immigrants, Milo Yiannopoulos's bitter end/beginning, and constituents speaking up at town halls across the country. It was a dark week for liberty with a few bright spots. Show More Summary

Films for the Trump Era: The Running Man

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede 2017! Another number. The Running Man The Running Man was made in 1987 and is set in 2017. And how did this second-rate science-fiction movie picture the way things would be in the time we are now in? How does The Running...Show More Summary

New Seattle Eats: Dunbar Room at Hotel Sorrento Presents Brunch With Live Jazz

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue A bagel with smoked steelhead trout. Dunbar Room Unlike every other writer that reports on this brunch, I refuse to make the obligatory jazz puns. The brunch has live jazz, yes, but if you can't resist calling...Show More Summary

Get Out Hits Horror, Satire, and Race

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Get Out Hits Horror, Satire, and Race by Eric D. Snider G et Out is a feature-length version of the not-quite-joking sentiment among African Americans that the suburbs, with their overwhelming whiteness and cultural homogeneity, are eerie twilight zones for Black people. Show More Summary

One Day at a Time

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Cheer up, America! We aren’t as fucked up as North Korea! (Yet.) by Ann Romano MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 Welcome back to One Day at a Time, dears—where the news cycle has been dominated for months by a disliked dimwit charlatan who, impossibly, has amassed a staggering amount of power. Show More Summary

Preview Junebaby, Opening Any Minute Now

Celebrate black culture and cuisine on March 4 While Salare chef/owner and James Beard Award-semifinalist Edouardo Jordan puts the finishing touches on his much-anticipated second restaurant, Junebaby, he’s throwing what sounds like one hell of a preview party on March 4 at 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: What Does “Vanilla” Even Mean?

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've been single now for a little over a year and a half, after getting out of a ten-year marriage. For most of this time I've been low-key FWB with a super hot and reasonably kind and communicative guy friend of mine. Now I've moved to the West Coast and I'm beginning to really date for the first time since I was a teenager. Show More Summary

A United Kingdom Is an Excellent Story of the Tension Between Economic Prosperity and Interracial Love

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede A United Kingdom explains why modern Botswana is democratic (the idea was already a part of its traditional political system). In 1987, my mother decided she'd had enough of Zimbabwe. The democratically elected black...Show More Summary

CHS: Developers Are Going to Tear Down the QFC on 15th!

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage We can't let them build a four-story building in front of that four-story building! Capitol Hill Seattle reports... [Another] big real estate deal appears primed to remake part of the neighborhood. CHS has learned thatShow More Summary

Randy Rainbow: "You're Making Things Up Again, Donald!"

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage ???????????????????????????????????? — Randy Rainbow (@RandyRainbow) February 22, 2017 He's so good—musical comedy parodies and bitchy gay political commentary? Swoon. it's like someone went into a lab and genetically engineered him just for me. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

North Dakota Law Enforcement Are About to Evict Everyone Left at the Main Standing Rock Camp

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone A view of the Oceti Sakowin camp back in September, when it housed, fed, and clothed thousands of people trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. SB The final eviction will occur at 2 p.m. CST, according to Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Show More Summary

Adana’s More Affordable Japanese Comfort Food Replaces Naka Today

The lounge will take walk-ins starting at 5 p.m. The renovation of Capitol Hill’s high-end Japanese kaiseki restaurant went even smoother than chef/owner Shota Nakajima hoped, and less than a month after Naka closed, it’s relaunching today at 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Smash Putt's Reign of Anarchic Mini-Golf Is Nearly Over

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Drew Atkins Ulysses Grant For a miniature-golf entrepreneur, Jeremy Franklin-Ross has a unique aversion to concepts like points and pars. Since 2009, he and a team of fellow artists, woodworkers, and hackers have organized Smash Putt,...Show More Summary

Globally-Focused Outlier Set to Replace Sazerac

The rebranded restaurant should be ready in March The New Orleans-themed Sazerac restaurant, located next to the Hotel Monaco downtown, shuttered after New Year’s Day for a rebranding. Details of the new concept are now available from...Show More Summary

Where's Congressman Dave Reichert? His Constituents Can't Seem to Find Him

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith According to organizers, approximately 400 people showed up to an Empty Chair Town Hall at Cashmere Riverside Center in Cashmere, WA. None of them were Dave Reichert. Michael Nash Constituents of Washington's 8th congressional...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Another Hot Scoop about Milo Yiannopoulos (Just Kidding, We're Gonna Talk about Zoning)

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Less Milo Yiannopoulos, more affordable housing. CPAULFELL/SHUTTERSTOCK The University District Will Get Denser—and that New Density Will Create New Affordable Housing: The Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation yesterday to allow taller buildings in the University District. Show More Summary

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