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Thirst Street Stars an American in a City That Hates Her, Paris

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Joule Zelman This looks like it will not end well... Thirst Street A woman falling prey to psychotic romantic obsession is a story older than the Bible, so plotwise Nathan Silver’s Thirst Street about a grieving American flight attendant who moves to Paris to stalk her one-night fling, is nothing new. Show More Summary

A Scott McCaughey Sampler

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Give Scott a listen, and consider buying the Gun album! You may have heard by now that the precious natural musical and human resource known as Scott McCaughey suffered a stroke yesterday while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Gay Australian Sends a Letter to His Father

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage G'day Dan. My name’s Lee. I’m a 32-year-old, gay, cis-male from Australia. As you know we just went through a bullshit, non-binding survey about marriage equality. Fortunately, the "Yes" vote won, but there were still a lot of people who voted no—which, as I just found out, includes my dad. Show More Summary

Thank You, Tannaz Farsi's Solo Show at Glass Box, for Reminding Me I'm Invisible

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Field not Frame is up at Glass Box through December 9th. by Leah St. Lawrence Courtesy of Glass Box The newest solo show at Glass Box in the International District features minimalist sculptures by Tannaz Farsi, who lives and works in Oregon. Show More Summary

A Simple Story of Love and Sex and Human Statues in This Year's Romanian Film Festival

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Joule Zelman "The whole earth is our hospital endowed by the ruined millionaire..." Scarred Hearts A young man in a dapper straw boater and his doting father alight from a horse-drawn carriage at a seaside sanatorium. He’s examined by a bluff, bearded doctor who smokes while palpating the abdomen. Show More Summary

New Things to Eat & Drink in Seattle Right Now: November 17, 2017 Edition

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Atlantic's last days, Anthony Bourdain's favorite places, and more. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a Hawaiian happy hour with Loco Moco at Coastal Kitchen, the grand opening ofShow More Summary

Seattle Defends Income Tax in Court, Judge Expected to Rule Next Week

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The judge said he plans to rule by Thanksgiving. by Heidi Groover The scene at Seattle City Hall in July as the state Republican Party chairman responded to Seattle's new income tax. HG The City of Seattle appeared in court Friday for...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 120 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Nov 17-19, 2017

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The winter traditions of many Nordic regions tend to exude cheer and warm, fuzzy feelings. Kick off your holiday season with traditional Scandinavian dance, music, and crafts at Yulefest on Saturday and Sunday. Show More Summary

Watch These Three Excellent Short Films Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Paintings

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The three films chosen will definitely bring a fresh perspective to the work and life of this popular realist painter. by Amber Cortes The story behind this painting was inspiration behind one filmmaking team's winning entry. Who would...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 120 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Nov 17-19, 2017

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment...Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Shenandoah Davis, Maya Youssef, and More

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Our critic reviews 5 outstanding songs from his inbox to help you stimulate your brainbox. by Dave Segal Shenandoah Davis, Seattle's orchestral-pop savant. Lou Daprile Shenandoah Davis, “The Wings” (Plume). The lead track from Seattle...Show More Summary

Week in Weed: Sessions Backs Down, Fake Weed Death News, and Art Garfunkel’s Weird Pot Poem

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Plus: Anthony Bourdain checks out Seattle's weed scene, and a weird rant at zoning board meeting goes awry. by Amber Cortes Anthony Bourdain, a fan of craft alcohol and hand-trimmed weed. DANIEL ZUCHNIK VIA GETTY IMAGES This week, Jeff...Show More Summary

The Culture of Harassing and Demeaning Women Scientists

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sarah Myhre SolStock/gettyimages.com EDITOR'S NOTE: This post has been updated at the bottom with a comment from Cliff Mass. Feminist rage has burned through my days and nights this last week, leaving me exhausted and anger-hangover every morning. Show More Summary

Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows, Minus 5, REM) Is in Stable Condition Following a Stroke While on Tour

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I can't think of a more appropriate sound to hear coming out of every window in town this weekend than Scott McCaughey's voice. by Sean Nelson One of the most prolific and best loved musicians in the NW. The following message was posted...Show More Summary

Crater Announces Their Second Album Unearth, and Releases Single “Novocaine”

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Novocaine" is more direct with less distraction—but still just as captivating. by Anna Kaplan Crater, the duo of Ceci Gomez and Kess Gordon. Courtesy of Crater's Facebook After seeing that they had changed their Facebook cover photo...Show More Summary

FCC Paves Way for Sinclair to Dominate Seattle's Local TV News Market

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Herzog Sinclair owns KOMO and could own rival Q13 soon too. William Thomas Cain/Getty This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed decades-old rules that could give conservative Sinclair Broadcasting a big boost in media markets across the country, including Seattle. Show More Summary

Wonder Is Guaranteed to Soften Your Scowl

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Elinor Jones I t’s easy to live a snarky life. I see a lot of movies that are god-awful, and the world around us is also pretty god-awful, and without wanting to, I seem to have “This is stupid” on the tip of my tongue more often than not. Show More Summary

King County Jury Finds that Port of Seattle Illegally Fired Two Employees

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It's the port, again. by Sydney Brownstone Ah, the port. Stephen Brashear/The Stranger A King County jury ruled on Thursday that the Port of Seattle wrongfully fired two employees, Deanna Zachrisson and Elaine Lincoln, in 2015. BackShow More Summary

Navy Plane Draws Giant Smoke Dicks in the Sky

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The FAA responded that while there is no safety risk to giant dicks painted in the sky, they "cannot police morality." by Katie Herzog KREM 2 News out of Spokane reports that the Navy has taken responsibility for some risque chemtrail...Show More Summary

Why the Apes in War for the Planet of the Apes Are More Moral Than Roy Moore

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede War for the Planet of the Apes Yesterday, Roy Moore, the accused pedophile who is running in Alabama's Senate race, claimed he was something of a messiah of American moral values that needed to be upheld. Moore, asShow More Summary

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