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Shabazz Palaces Have Announced Their New Album, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, and It’s Going to be Amazing

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Shabazz Palaces' new LP, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, is out July 14. by Amber Cortes Album cover courtesy of Sub Pop Records After their 2014 triumph of the spacy, ghostly Lese Majesty, Seattle experimental hip-hop duo and 2010...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Much Ado About a Micropenis

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I recently got to enjoy a sexual encounter with a man I have loved and been friends with for many years because my primary relationship status changed to monogamish. This man has lived on a commune since he was in his 20s and now he is in his 50s. Show More Summary

The Stranger's Guide to the Best Turkish, Lebanese, and Middle Eastern Restaurants in Seattle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff Sucuklu pide (Turkish mildly spicy sausage, feta and mozzarella cheese) and Manti (Turkish ravioli with beef, garlic and yogurt sauce with drizzled tomato sauce and butter) at Cafe Turko Jessica Stein Part of a series...Show More Summary

Bumbershoot 2017 Lineup Features Solange, Lorde, the Roots, Margaret Cho, and Chicano Batman

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Today, Bumbershoot announced the lineup for its 47th annual festival, which happens September 1-3 at Seattle Center. It's a familiar mix of very popular acts from hiphop (Vince Staples, Gucci Mane, the Roots, Big Sean,Show More Summary

John Scalzi Ventures into The Collapsing Empire

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Erik Henriksen COVER ART BY SPARTH There’s a reason so much fiction is about rich people: Rich characters are the ones who get to do things! They travel. They chat. They have time to reflect, and when they do, it isn’t always about super depressing stuff. Show More Summary

Just Announced: Bumbershoot 2017 Lineup

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Lorde, Odesza, Weezer, Vince Staples, Dude York, And More by Stranger Things To Do Staff

Senator Patty Murray Is Trying to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy Nationwide

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone The Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act would classify "pray the gay away" therapy as fraud. Kelly O Nine months after Seattle became the third American city to ban conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth, US Senator Patty...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Yet Another Example of Football’s Toxic Culture, Why Did Mayor Murray Call Police to His Home Last Summer?

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh Mayor Ed Murray is fending off accusations that he "covered up" a police investigation at his home last summer. City of Seattle Another Example of Football’s Toxic Culture: America’s obsession with football often comes at the expense of others. Show More Summary

Cherdonna Shinatra Trolls Ibsen's A Doll's House

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is probably the best idea WET has had a long time by Rich Smith W ashington Ensemble Theatre closes its 2016/17 season with the best idea it's had in recent memory. Cherdonna's Doll's House, which opens April 28 and runs through May 15, combines two giants of the stage. Show More Summary

Savage Love

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A concerned man is initiating sex in his sleep. What should he do about it? by Dan Savage I'm a 31-year-old gay male. I've been with my fiancé for three years, and we are getting married in the fall. I've got a question about initiating...Show More Summary

Olympia Passes a Bunch of New Weed Legislation Which Now Awaits the Governor's Signature

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Home growing, "organic" pot, and your right to share a joint are components of this huge "omnibus" bill of pot. by Lester Black J ust before Olympia's regular session ended last week, a huge "omnibus bill" of pot laws quietly passed the legislature. Show More Summary

Women Detainees at Tacoma Immigrant Prison End Hunger Strike, But Vow to Keep Fighting

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Family members of people detained at the Northwest Detention Center call on Immigration and Customs Enforcement to end deportation and incarceration. ASK On Sunday evening, a group of women immigrants detained inside Tacoma's Northwest Detention Center ended a nearly week-long hunger strike. Show More Summary

Accuser’s Subpoena Describes Alleged "Cover Up" at Mayor’s Home Last Summer

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Lawyers for Delvonn Heckard say Mayor Ed Murray called Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole about a disturbance at home last summer and then covered it up. City of Seattle An attorney representing Delvonn Heckard, the man...Show More Summary

Uwajimaya Spin-Off Launches Next Week in South Lake Union

Yes, there will be a poke bar The wait is nearly over: Kai Market, the Uwajimaya spin-off announced back in August, will open next Wednesday, May 3 in South Lake Union. Wake up and smell the roses! A new week is here and we're in early this morning, getting ready to jam it out in... Show More Summary

Pike Brewing’s New Bar and Restaurant Set for Summer Arrival

The 27-year-old brewery starts a new chapter If you’ve been to or walked past Pike Brewing lately, you’ve likely noticed the in-progress construction on the street level floor of the space. Come summer, that will be home to Tankard and...Show More Summary

Din Tai Fung Finally Arrived at Southcenter Over the Weekend

You now have four locations to choose from The long-awaited arrival of Din Tai Fung’s Southcenter outpost came to an end on Friday at 6 p.m., when the ribbon was cut on the fourth Seattle-area restaurant for the international dumpling...Show More Summary

Dead Line Cocktail Bar Pays Uncomfortable Homage to Skid Row

Do you miss the passion of rampant lawlessness? A new cocktail bar called Dead Line is coming to Pioneer Square next month, and the name is a historical reference to Yesler Way, which once separated Skid Row to the south from the rest of the city. Show More Summary

“It's Nice to Be Somebody Else's Hero for a Change.” The Zombies' Chris White on 50 Years of Odessey and Oracle

by Sean Nelson The Zombies will play their masterpiece, Odessey and Oracle, at 8pm tomorrow, Sat April 22, at the Showbox. $39/$45. Even the most beloved records usually have a song you tend to skip. And while you love the song on its...Show More Summary

Build Custom Ice Cream Sandwiches To Go at Central District’s Latest Shop

Street Treats food truck expands Back in the dark, chilly days of January, Eater brought you news of a new ice cream and sweets shop called Street Treats opening in the Central District. Hope you’re feeling a little warmer, because the...Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Porter Ray, Thurston Moore, Laurel Halo, and More

by Dave Segal Porter Ray's brilliant new track makes cloud rap sound earthbound. Jay Scroggins Porter Ray, “Russian Roulette” (Sub Pop). Cloud rap? Porter Ray's "Russian Roulette"—which was recorded during the sessions that produced his Sub Pop debut full-length, Watercolor, but didn't appear on it—is somehow even more ethereal than that. Show More Summary

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