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See Ya, Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Yesterday Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick resigned amid multiple scandals at the ride-sharing company. by Amber Cortes B-Bye now, sayonara, farewell, toodle-oo! MONEY SHARMA VIA GETTY IMAGES Well, it finally happened. YesterdayShow More Summary

TUFFEST Announces First Wave of Artists, Including K-Hand, Russell E.L. Butler, and Taylar Elizza Beth

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Charismatic, unconventional rapper Taylor Elizza Beth. April Sol TUF, a Seattle collective that champions work by female, non-binary, and trans electronic musicians, DJs, and visual artists, announced its first wave of artists for the second annual TUFFEST, which happens August 26 at Judkins Park. Show More Summary

Naomi Klein to the Left: Enough About Trump

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Naomi Klein says Trump's agenda isn't new. It's been around for decades and is moving along very quickly and efficiently. by Charles Mudede Naomi Klein's new book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World...Show More Summary

Poll Finds Nearly Half of Seattleites Support Changing Single Family Zoning

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Little boxes on the hillside. sandiegoa/getty Something I missed this morning in that KUOW/KING 5 poll asking about the mayoral race and several local issues: They asked about single-family zoning! The poll of 900 people...Show More Summary

Rock Mockumentary I’m Not Fascinating Depicts the Ludicrous Plight of Icky Boyfriends

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This rock cautionary tale is farce-sighted by Dave Segal O riginally released in 1996, I’m Not Fascinating is the sort of cult film you’d expect from one of the founders of irreverent-to-the-max Detroit music zine Motorbooty. Director...Show More Summary

Raising the Minimum Wage Hasn’t Cost Jobs in Seattle (and More Updates)

Winners and losers in the Amazon-Whole Foods deal, 13 Coins’ smooth transition, and more Welcome back to Morning Briefing, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites to kick off the day. Have news to share? Send intel to Seattle’s...Show More Summary

Second Mayoral Poll Shows Durkan, Hasegawa Leading

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Jenny Durkan was among the top two candidates in two polls released today. nate gowdy A second poll released today shows former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan is likely to make it through the August 1 primary for mayor of Seattle. Show More Summary

Seattle's Essential Brunch Restaurants, Summer 2017

It's surely the most important meal of the weekend Welcome to Seattle's Essential Brunch Map. If you're looking for restaurants that have stood the test of time and come out on top, you're in the right place. If you're after Seattle's...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Hundreds Rally for Charleena Lyles, Ossoff Loses, Durkan and McGinn Top Mayoral Poll

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A memorial outside the apartment building where police killed Charleena Lyles Sunday. Ana Sofia Knauf Calling for Justice for Charleena Lyles: Hundreds of people gathered for a rally outside the housing complex where 30-year-old Lyles lived and was killed by police Sunday. Show More Summary

Hundreds Rally and March After Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Two Seattle Police officers killed Charleena Lyles, 30, on Sunday. Ana Sofia Knauf Two days after Seattle Police killed Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother who had called them to report a burglary, hundreds of supporters gathered outside the apartment complex where the shooting took place to honor Lyles and demand justice. Show More Summary

Hundreds of Supporters Rally and March for Charleena Lyles

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Here's what happened at the rally for Charleena Lyles, the pregnant mother of four fatally shot by two Seattle Police Officers. by Heidi Groover T wo days after Seattle Police killed Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother who had calledShow More Summary

My First Time at the Wildrose

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The combination of alcohol and dehydration and exes and futures all in one location—and wall-to-wall women by Sydney Brownstone "T he Wildrose got its start in the early 1980s, when a collective of five women began scouting locations for a new lesbian bar. Show More Summary

Sad Sam Elliott: Growing Old with The Hero

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There's a fair amount of meta-ness going on in The Hero by Erik Henriksen T his week's entry into the illustrious genre of Indie Movies About Sad Old Men, The Hero follows Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott), a 71-year-old movie star who's keenly aware that he's about 40 years past his prime. Show More Summary

There's a First Time for Everything... Especially When You're Queer

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Queer firsts are, well, they're queered by our queerness by Dan Savage "T ell me about your first time..." Three big firsts leap to mind when you ask a queer person about their "first time." The first time they realized they were queer...Show More Summary

Donald Byrd's Shocking (IM)PULSE

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Spectrum Dance Theater's response to the Pulse nightclub shootings is brutal by Christopher Frizzelle D onald Byrd wants to traumatize you. At the very least, the Tony Award–nominated choreographer wants you to confront the physical and emotional trauma of the gay American experience in raw, explicit, excruciating detail. Show More Summary

Post-Apocalypse Now: The Bad Batch Director Ana Lily Amirpour Discusses Her Narrative Extremes

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Bad Batch is a brilliant, violent vision what the world will look like if Trump gets reelected by Sean Nelson T he scariest thing I saw at the inaugural Overlook Film Festival, which features horror cinema from around the world,Show More Summary

Coming Up (and Coming Out) in the Restaurant Industry

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Three Seattle LGBTQ chefs and restaurant owners discuss their experiences working in the industry by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue W ithin the restaurant industry, kitchen culture is notorious for being a cesspool of toxic masculinity. Chefs...Show More Summary

Person of Interest: Adé A Cônnére, the Iconic Seattle Artist Fighting for LGBTQ+ Rights in Olympia

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Meet the iconic Seattle artist fighting for LGBTQ+ rights in Olympia by Ana Sofia Knauf A dé A Cônnére is a familiar face in Seattle's queer community, "a staple of just about every gay Seattle thing worth doing," Adrian Ryan wrote in 2014. Show More Summary

I, Anonymous: Get It Straight

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Dear straight people who come to queer nights: You're not invited by Anonymous D ear straight people who come to queer nights: Look, I know we have great style, we're super fun, and we throw rad parties—but that doesn't mean you're invited. Show More Summary

The Prosecutor: Jenny Durkan Embraces Her Place in the Establishment

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Jenny Durkan has become the face of maintaining the status quo. But for many in Seattle, more of the same will not be enough. by Heidi Groover EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth of six profiles of 2017 mayoral candidates we will be publishing...Show More Summary

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