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Gang Raids and Our Addiction to 'Super Predators'

"I've never seen the kinds of gangs, killings or viciousness like what's being said." That's what one resident we spoke to had to say about this Wednesday's huge multi-agency gang raids that were centered at the Eastchester Gardens Houses in the Bronx. Show More Summary

Should Grizzlies in the Yellowstone Area Be Delisted and Trophy Hunted? Protecting Animals in the Rage of Humanity

Protecting animals in the Rage of Humanity: A conversation with world renowned photographer Tom Mangelsen and environmental writer Todd Wilkinson who are working hard to protect the bears In an increasingly human dominated world, in an epoch called the anthropocene, nonhuman animals (animals) are suffering greater than ever before. Show More Summary

AEGLive Attempts to Feed the Bumbershoot Beast via "Discovery and Exploration"

by Dave Segal Utterly sensible headliner choice Death Cab for Cutie. Josh Bis If you care about Bumbershoot arts festival—held at Seattle Center this year September 2-4—you may have noticed a shift in content in 2015. That was the first,...Show More Summary

You Still Feel Like Home, Artist No Touching Ground Tells Seattle

by Jen Graves Amelia Bonow & Dorli Rainey, by No Touching Ground at Glass Box Gallery. JG Straight ahead when you walk in the gallery door, you're faced with the life-sized cutout portraits of Amelia Bonow, the young Seattle woman leading...Show More Summary

Atlanta Colts Football & Cheerleading early registration ends Saturday - save money today.

Video The video above is from my oldest sons first seasons of football with the Atlanta Colts and I know that even after almost ten years many of these boys are still enjoying the sport at Dunwoody, St. Pius X, Wesleyan and Woodward Academy. Show More Summary

The Puget Sound Anarchists Are Not Just Anticapitalist. (And Some Other Reactions to the May Day "Riot Porn" Video.)

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders May Day 2015. Alex Garland I agree with Ansel that there's some seriously selective editing going on in the Puget Sound Anarchists' "riot porn" video. (Which is a bit ironic given the annual post-May Day concerns thatShow More Summary

German City Tries to Prevent Idiots With Cell Phones From Winning Darwin Awards

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Caption: "Die Stadtwerke Augsburg haben zunächst an zwei Straßenbahn-Haltestellen Bodenampeln installiert - so soll es vor allem für abgelenkte Handynutzer mehr Sicherheit geben!" Translation: "The Augsburg City Transport...Show More Summary

Morning News: Economy Not Growing Fast Enough, Mayor Murray Hates Bikes, Boehner Calls Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede SkyTrain in the suburbs of Vancouver, B.C.. Charles Mudede Vancouver's Evergreen Line Will Be in Service in 2017: SkyTrain, the second-longest urban rail system in the Pacific Northwest (it has 42 miles of track, Portland 60), is to complete a new line, Evergreen Line, early next year. Show More Summary

Preview: Rupaul’s Bob the Drag Queen comes home for Mother’s Day, and a Heretic drag show

Nobody calls Christopher Caldwell by his real name except for his mother and bill collectors. Everyone else refers to him as Bob, which is short for Bob the Drag Queen — his stage name. This Georgia-raised, now New York City-based artist and performer has been caught in a whirlwind of gigs since appearing on Logo...

VIDEO: Roadkill Ghost Choir’s heartfelt, unplugged performances of “Purple Rain” and “Cassette Memory”

This article was brought to you in partnership with artcloud. Artcloud is a personalized tool for curating an art collection – whether you are an artist, gallery, or collector. With this social network and built-in marketplace, you can browse thousands of artworks by price, keywords, color, and more through the artcloud app. __ Last Thursday evening the...

JetBlue Pilot Allegedly Flew Drunk From Florida To JFK

If we learned anything from the trailer to the movie Flight, it's that only Denzel Washington can be trusted to pilot a plane upside-down while drunk. Everyone else is going to get into a lot of trouble that can't be smoothed over by...Show More Summary

Alleged Gang Members Arrested For Credit Card Fraud After Rapping About Scam

In a Key & Peele sketch come-to-life, 39 members and affiliates of a Brooklyn-based rap group were arrested this week on charges of credit card fraud and running a $414,000 identity-theft ring—accusations they not-so-subtly bragged about in their songs. Show More Summary

How Forest Hill Sees Itself / How MUNI Sees Itself – Mural Depicts Frisco as a Bucolic Ireland with Detached Single-Family Homes

TweetHey look – it’s the streetcar what’s named Desire: Or at least it’s somebody’s view of what big city living should look like. “Precita Eyes Mural Outside Laguna Honda Hospital Nears Completion“ Yeah, Lover I’m off the streets Gonna go where the bright lights And the big city meet With a red guitar, on fire […]

Analysis: Gennadi Nedvigin could bring core changes in culture, artistic vision at Atlanta Ballet

Atlanta Ballet’s 2016-17 season promises to be one of the company’s most interesting ones, both onstage and off. The season will be transitional as Gennadi Nedvigin grows into his new role as artistic director. In addition to Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker, the lineup will feature two bold narrative works of the McFall era; Nedvigin’s two mixed...

'Dreamgirls' at Porchlight Music Theatre

I almost skipped Dreamgirls at Porchlight. I've seen and enjoyed the movie, I saw a very decent (if emotionally neutered) touring production 6 years ago, I've watched Jennifer Holliday's landmark performance of the titular first actShow More Summary

Gov. Rauner's demolition politics are hurting Illinois

Governor Bruce Rauner's refusal to compromise and agree to a state budget is tearing at the fabric of our state's human service and higher education infrastructure. Families, children, students and seniors are suffering. They're collateral...Show More Summary

What Makes This Place Not Another L.A. Tattoo Shop & Other Reasons Women Are Getting Inked At This Venice Spot

A recent study suggested getting lots of tattoos might mean you have a kick-ass immune system. Or, opting for ink might be a way "for people to come together; to learn; to rebel; to respect history and keep tradition alive," says Matt...Show More Summary

DEA Approves Studying Pot for PTSD, Rabbi Approves Pot for Passover, and the UN Still Disapproves of Pot

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue The War on Drugs rages on. Pot Activists / Shutterstock DEA Approves Studying Pot Use for Vets with PTSD The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) finally gave the nod for a study to measure the effectiveness of pot as a treatment for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, reports Leafly News. Show More Summary

Target Trolls Frisco with “SAN FRAN” T-Shirts – Is This a Joke? – No, Seriously, Is This a Joke?

TweetRead the news and turn the pages: “17 Reasons Why It’s Okay To Call It Frisco – San Fran is still strictly forbidden.” And yet, here comes City Target: I dare you, Gentle Reader, to purchase this SAN FRAN shirt and walk about town. READER NOTES: “Balderdash,” Caen wrote. “The toughest guys on the old S.F. […]

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Bryant Is Emcee-ing a Cinco de Mayo Party

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Update below. Here is the very uncomfortable South Sound Republicans' event flier: Perhaps not the greatest year to have a cactus in a sombrero advertising a "Fiesta Mexican Buffet" in celebration of the Republican party. Show More Summary

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