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Watch This: 2017 Oscars, The Detour, Blacklist: Redemption, Big Little Lies, Crashing

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Leilani Polk oscars.org Last week's big awards show was the Grammys, this week, it's the Oscars. (And after that, we promise there aren't going to be any award shows for a while). While it's not a huge weekend for premieres, there are definitely some noteworthy shows. Show More Summary

The 25 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend (Including 14 Oscar Nominees): Feb 23-26, 2017

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's film critics' picks for Feb 23-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Before the 89th Academy Awards (and first-time host Jimmy Kimmel) honor the best films of 2016 on Sunday, head to the movies this weekend to see one of our critics' picks. Show More Summary

Car2Go Vehicle Parked in Ravenna Gets Tagged with Sticker Promoting White Supremacy

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf This shit again. Courtesy of Doug Nellis Slog reader Doug Nellis noticed something strange when he went to take a ride in a nearby car2go: The Smart car had a neo-Nazi sticker slapped onto its bumper. The sticker appeared...Show More Summary

White House: Yeah, We're Going To Go After Legal Pot

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Politico: White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that he expects states to see “greater enforcement” of the federal law against marijuana use, a move that would be at odds with a growing number of states’ decisions to legalize it. Show More Summary

Watch Dave Reichert's Faux Facebook "Town Hall"

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Republican Dave Reichert held a Facebook Q&A instead of a town hall. Viewers reacted with emojis as they watched the live feed. KCTS Free from the annoyance of having to listen directly to the voters he works for, Republican...Show More Summary

Films for the Trump Era: Sleep Dealer and the Fear of a Brown Planet

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede The future of the factory in Sleep Dealer... Maya Entertainment The cinema of this millennium's first decade gave us three great science fiction films: District 9, Children of Men, and Sleep Dealer. The last two weren't box-office hits, though both were much better than the first film, Neill Blomkamp's District 9 (2009). Show More Summary

Review: Rent at the Paramount Has Good Singers, But the Show Has Aged Poorly

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Skyler Volpe, in her first national tour, does a good job singing the part of Mimi. Carol Rosegg I have a friend who's a millennial and who likes the movie version of Rent. I give him endless crap for it, soShow More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm often give some other rightwing fuckwad the Santorum treatment—redefine their last name—but I demure because the santorum campaign was something special and it would be hard to replicate. (I dedicate a chapter in my...Show More Summary

Get Out Hits Horror, Satire, and Race

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eric D. Snider Get 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

Trump Is Trying to Cut Arts Funding. But Are You Really Surprised?

13 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Herzog This is a city that loves its public media. Nearly every cab driver around town seems to listen to All Things Considered on repeat, and in addition to KUOW and KEXP, we also have KNKX, the newly independent radio station that plays bird songs every morning, classical music station KING, and public television station KCTS 9. Show More Summary

Live: We're Outside GOP Rep. Dave Reichert's Office, Where Hundreds of his Constituents Are Rallying to be Heard

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Here at the Hear our Voice's Rally oursidw @davereichert's office in Issaquah. If you think there's not bike orgs here you're drunk. pic.twitter.com/VZhEoaTSBI— Rich Smith (@richsssmith) February 23, 2017 We're outsideShow More Summary

Marmite’s Dinner Service Launches Tonight

The Capitol Hill restaurant continues its roll out Bruce Naftaly’s roll-out of his multifaceted Capitol Hill restaurant Marmite continues tonight with dinner service. Eater obtained the menu, which includes French-inspired fare withShow More Summary

21 Mardi Gras 2017 Events In Seattle

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Celebrate Brazilian Carnaval with music and dancing at the Crocodile or the Royal Room. StockPhotosArt / Shutterstock.com Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 28, and there are lots of opportunities to let the...Show More Summary

The Long Shadow of Lynching in 2017

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Waning runs through March 1 at Annex Theatre. White audience members are encouraged to bring a friend of color. Annex Theater Seattle playwright, actor, and dancer Kamaria Hallums-Harris didn't know what she was going to write for her senior thesis project at Cornish College of the Arts. Show More Summary

21 Mardi Gras 2017 Events In Seattle

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Music, dancing, food, masks, beads, and other ways to celebrate in Seattle from Feb 23-March 4, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 28, and there are lots of opportunities to let the good times roll in...Show More Summary

Governor Jay Inslee Issues Executive Order Blocking State from Participating in Federal Immigration Raids, Religious Registry

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone "If [the White House] thinks they're going to jerk away the state's Medicaid money because we won't become mini-ICE agents, they're wrong," Inslee said. TVW After four weeks of chaotic, rapid-fire executive orders...Show More Summary

George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo Is the First Essential Novel of the Donald Trump Era

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Willie Fitzgerald CHLOE AFTEL We're only a month in, and already Donald Trump's presidency seems like something George Saunders would concoct: a regressive, hyper-capitalist fever dream in which language is hilariously corrupted, fairness is thrown out the window, and the foundational tenets of civil society start to give way. Show More Summary

Hey, Dave Reichert: Look at All of These Town Halls Where No One Is Getting Hurt

15 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith "This could be us but you're scared," says 400 of Reichert's constituents who hosted an empty chair town hall in Cashmere, WA on Monday. Michael Nash In a little sit 'n' chat interview with KIRO, Congressman Dave Reichert...Show More Summary

Shabazz Palaces, Flying Lotus, Alunageorge, Snarky Puppy to Headline Paul Allen's Upstream Music Festival + Summit

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Upstream, the "SXSW for the PNW" music festival unveils a Seattle-heavy debut lineup. by Amber Cortes Upstream Music Fest + Summit Upstream Music Fest and Summit, the latest cultural offering from Seattle's favorite billionaire PaulShow More Summary

America's Next Top Model Recap: Run! It's The Acting Bug!

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns All the world's a stage, and all the models are merely playaaaas. Acting! It's easy. All you have to do is cry, right? Well, Episode 12, And Action, teaches us that acting is actually, like, a lot more than crying and being pretty. Show More Summary

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