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Culture News: Believe the Hype!, Poetry and Cake at Open Books, and More Sad Musician RIPs

Plus: fun under 21 shows, and and off-the-wall event at the Asian Art Museum. by Amber Cortes The PNW-focused film fest Local Sightings starts September 22. NORTHWEST FILM FORUM It’s the 20th Anniversary of Northwest Film Forum’s Local...Show More Summary

The Capitol Hill Art Walk Is Tonight! Here's Where to Go

The Stranger's picks of free art shows, openings, and events on the Hill tonight. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Tracy Boyd at Vermillion Every second Thursday, rain or shine, the streets of Capitol Hill are filled with tipsy art lovers checking out galleries and special events. Show More Summary

We Tested This Hangover Cure-All so You Don't Have To

But you may want to. by Kim Selling Author, with sample. I come from a family of drinkers who are also medical professionals. With this lineage, you might think I’d have some expertise curing hangovers, and yet, I have never encountered a truly successful hangover cure in all of my drinking life. Show More Summary

State Supreme Court Ruling Means Washington Teens Who Sext Could End Up Felons

Three justices say the decision "will produce absurd results." by Heidi Groover Sexting could be considered child porn. JAG IMAGES/getty In a ruling issued today, the Washington State Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a 17-year-old who sent a dick pic. Show More Summary

White Evangelicals Believe in Nothing

by Rich Smith These people are nihilists. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Nice bit of eye-popping, soul-crushing, but ultimately predictable data journalism in The New York Times from Thomas B. Edsall this morning. According to a recent poll,...Show More Summary

RIP, Hüsker Dü Drummer/Vocalist Grant Hart

A celebration of the songwriting genius of the late Hüsker Dü drummer/vocalist Grant Hart. by Dave Segal Grant Hart: the real melodic master of Hüsker Dü. On September 14 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Grant Hart succumbed to cancer. He was 56. Show More Summary

Tree Bathing Note 1: Wood Is the Greatest Stuff Ever

by Charles Mudede Charles Mudede This is one of four notes for my feature on forest bathing in Cheasty Greenspace. For reasons unknown, algae left the sea and decided to give the land a shot 450 million years ago. These adventurers evolved into plants. Show More Summary

24 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: September 14-17, 2017

The Stranger's film critics' picks. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Shut your laptop and put on your finest movie-going pants: Our critics have picked the best films that are playing in Seattle from Thursday to Sunday. Whether it's aShow More Summary

Broad City's Fourth Season Turns the Trauma of Trump into Something Funny

Same old Abbi and Ilana: perennially hustling, uncouth, and good. by Jessica Fu They're back. Cara Howe / Comedy Central The last time Broad City was on-air, the show took a minute to endorse Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Show More Summary

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

Are lawyers really less likely to send dick pics at 3 AM? by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: Is her sissy boy actually gay? How do you ask someone out? What should she do about her ex's very bad baby mama? What's the...Show More Summary

Robots Will Soon Flip the Burgers at Caliburger (and More Updates)

Nathan Myhrvold previews Modernist Bread at the Egyptian Theater, Gov. Inslee pushes for high-speed rail to B.C., and more Welcome back to Eater News, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites. Have info to share? Email intel to Bellevue-based...Show More Summary

All Hail The Midwife’s Queens of French Cinema

by Megan Burbank For reasons I probably shouldn’t think about too deeply, my favorite subcategory in the wide field of coming-of-age stories is “high-strung lady who’s great at her job gets her structured life disrupted by an unlikely...Show More Summary

Report: Amnesty International Requests Probe of Ed Murray's Time in Northern Ireland

Amnesty International is calling on Northern Ireland police to find out if Ed Murray sexually abused minors while there in the 70s. by Chetanya Robinson Murray worked with children in Northern Ireland for a year in 1974. PHOTO BY KAREN...Show More Summary

Seattle Is Becoming More Mixed Up

by Charles Mudede Next stop, minority–majority city... Charles Mudede The key finding in Gene Balk's post on new census data that shows Seattle has become less white and more diverse is the sharp increase of people who are of "two or...Show More Summary

Judge Blocks Burien's Sanctuary Repeal Measure From Going to the Ballot

Pro-immigrant groups declared victory. by Steven Hsieh Victory. RYAN T. BELL Burien residents won’t vote in November on repealing the city’s sanctuary law after all. A superior court judge on Thursday blocked King County election officials...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Bruce Harrell Sworn in as Mayor, Trump Working on a DACA Deal

by Ana Sofia Knauf Ed Murray is out and Bruce Harrell is in—for now. seattle city council City Council President Bruce Harrell Will Serve as Interim Mayor: Harrell, who represented parts of South Seattle on the council, was sworn in yesterday evening. Show More Summary

Bruce Harrell Is Now the Mayor of Seattle

Nubmer 54. by Heidi Groover Council president turned interim mayor Bruce Harrell. City of Seattle Before reporters, cabinet members, and his wife, former Council President Bruce Harrell became the 54th mayor of Seattle Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary

Washington Birth Certificates Could Soon Allow Non-Binary People to Celebrate Their Identities

by Ana Sofia Knauf Seattle Nonbinary Collective staffers Schiff Adelson, Zee Zaki, and Adriaan Dippenaar. Courtesy of Seattle Nonbinary Collective People born in Washington State could soon be able to identify as non-binary on their birth certificates thanks to a recent proposal from the state health department. Show More Summary

What Does the Anarcho-Communist Reddit Community Want With Me

Who are you, anarcho-communists of Reddit? by Rich Smith I guess this is blackmail kinda? MY DMS Yesterday a stranger on the internet slipped into my DMs and gave me the news. "Anarcho-communists and related ideologies" have been sharing...Show More Summary

Martin Shkreli Sent to Jail For Offering Bounty on Hillary Clinton's Hair

by Steven Hsieh Soon to be behind bars. Drew Angerer / Staff Martin Shkreli is going to jail. A federal judge in Brooklyn revoked Shkreli's $5 million bond after the former Turing Pharma CEO wrote a Facebook post offering $5,000 for strands of Hillary Clinton's hair. Show More Summary

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