by Chase Burns Bill’s back and he’s here to save the world. I didn’t expect to be so giddy. I thought the return of Bill Nye would get an “oh, cool” out of me, like if Zoom came back to TV. But holy chemtrails! Bill is back, and he’s...Show More Summary
A roundup of Seattle news bites April 27, 2017 BELLEVUE—Fogo de Chão, the international chain of Southern Brazilian steakhouses, opens its first Washington location in the Lincoln Square Expansion (440 Bellevue Way NE) at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14. Show More Summary
All the best things combined in one pie Chef Alex Seidel, owner of the decade old staple Fruition and three year old Mercantile Dining and Provision, collaborated with Lachlan Patterson of Frasca and Pizzeria Locale on a special pizza project. Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Fall Out Boy has many things to share with fans this week. The band dropped a new single, the Nikki-Sixx-Britney-Spears-referencing “Young and Menace,” on Thursday, as well as a video (watch below). They also announced a new album, “MANIA” (due Sept. Show More Summary
by Heidi Groover Mayor Ed Murray and King County Labor Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Nicole Grant earlier this year. The labor council is not reconsidering its endorsement of Murray. City of Seattle What would it take for labor...Show More Summary
When mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves sang a parody of "La Habanera" from Bizet's Carmen to one of Sesame Street’s most beloved residents, it was light’s out for Elmo in three minutes flat. But as the fuzzy, red monster grew more and more heavy-lidded under Graves’s spell, something was awakened inside a two-year-old viewer named Layla Felder.
Toast hopes to start production by July 4.
Teenager takes to social media to describe the mayhem caused by the colorful, coffee-free beverage By the looks of it, it appears as though it could, indeed, be radioactive. But a seemingly harmless, sweet and sour, pink and blue beverage from Starbucks, called the "unicorn frappuccino" has been met with hysteria, enthusiasm and outrage. Show More Summary
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
Two YouTubers finally cast McDonald’s mascot as Pennywise.
A weekly digest of streaming TV recommendations, paired with entertaining commentary and photoshopped imagery. by Chase Burns Melissa McCarthy is making her rounds on TV and it's all for you, baby. Melissa McCarthy has been a Hollywood queen ever since Sookie St. Show More Summary
TweetI think this new message from the West Bay is mostly aimed at the East Bay, South Bay and North Bay, mostly. The scene at Park Station this AM with plenty of interest from the MSM: And I also think you’re supposed to take London Breed seriously but not literally, in this case. (And then […]
by Heidi Groover Cary Moon may self-fund her campaign. nate gowdy It's Cary Moon: Moxie Media's much-discussed candidate to challenge Mayor Ed Murray is urban planner, engineer, and founder of the anti-tunnel People’s Waterfront Coalition Cary Moon. Show More Summary
The last story you will ever need to read about Rachel Dolezal. by Ijeoma Oluo I 'm sitting across from Rachel Dolezal, and she looks... white. Not a little white, not racially ambiguous. Dolezal looks really, really white. She looks...Show More Summary
Pret A Manger—Manhattan's de facto lunch spot and frog mausoleum—previously only offered buzzes of the caffeine variety, but a forthcoming location at Penn Station will take it to the next level by getting you drunk. The boozy Power Lunch just isn't what it used to be. [ more › ]
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The last time Gorillaz ventured to North America in 2010, Atlanta was not part of the itinerary. But come October, fans of the cartoon band masterminded by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett will be able to experience Gorillaz live at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth. Tickets for the Oct. Show More Summary
by Charles Mudede Red Apparition by Esther Planas Courtesy Red May Philip Wohlstetter, a local intellectual who has been a part of the Seattle art scene since the early 1980s, when he helped produce one of the first crowd-sourced anythings...Show More Summary
by Dave Segal Seattle ice cream merchants Molly Moon's is launching its in-house record label, Mooncrew Records, with the release of Keepers by local pop artist Cataldo. To celebrate the album, Cataldo (aka Eric Anderson) will perform at Molly Moon's Capitol Hill branch Saturday, April 22, at noon. Show More Summary
Anneke Lucas, 56, a Brooklyn-based survivor of child sex trafficking and advocate for victims, launched a petition in January urging New York to mandate informational signage about human trafficking in all New York hotels and motels....Show More Summary