You'll be hearing more in the paper and on Slog from Marti Jonjak and me about Future Beauty. For now, I just wanted to let you know it opens tomorrow, and it's an exhibition of 80 gowns and garments visiting Seattle from the prized collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute. Show More Summary
Photo by Frank Correa Marti Jonjak's Worn Out column this week is about the designs of Seattle's Elfy Essex (and Alejandro Jodorowsky's insane 1973 movie The Holy Mountain). But it's also about the intensely freak-Fauvistic fashion photography of Frank Correa, worth highlighting on its own. Show More Summary
SAUMAYA SHARMA Fuck a Tuesday, man. It's not even 3 pm and you need a drink, right? Lucky for you, happy hour starts early at Mestizo Tequila Lounge and Grill in Belltown. Marti Jonjak recently investigated their HH offerings: What else:...Show More Summary
We just got an e-mail about the new issue of A&P that hit the streets last week: I was just browsing through your Summer 2012 Quarterly of Art & Performance Issue. On page seven I came across a critique by Marti Jonjak bringing to the attention of your readers, the upcoming exhibition of religious art at the Seattle Art Museum. Show More Summary
Kelly O Montana's happy hour starts at 5 pm—that's in 10 minutes! Marti Jonjak investigated for this week's Happiest Hour and found: Description: Capitol Hill's Montana occupies the oddly wedged space previously known as the Buck, and...Show More Summary
ISIS AQUARIAN ARCHIVES In this week's Worn Out, Marti Jonjak takes a closer look at the fashion worn by the Source Family, "a 1970s California religious sect founded by the wildly charismatic Jim Baker," and interviews former memberShow More Summary
Kelly O In this week's Worn Out column, Stranger fashion expert Marti Jonjak interviews Walter DeMarsh of Mobeta Shoes in Pike Place Market. He's a local shoemaker who learned to make shoes after he broke his leg wearing a pair of poorly made pair of custom shoes. Show More Summary
May Marti Jonjak suggest you enjoy it at the Sexton in Ballard? WHITMAN DEWEY-SMITH I want to go to there!
Troy Gua WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH YOUR WORLD? Was it a boy when u wanted a girl? In this week's Worn Out column, Marti Jonjak writes about Prince's wardrobe, and the wardrobe he forced on every member of his band. She also celebrates Seattle...Show More Summary
KATHRYN SCHUESSLER For this week's Happiest Hour, Marti Jonjak braved the ghosts and checked out the Pine Box: The space it occupies is rumored to be haunted as shit: It was a mortuary long ago, though more of us remember the immediately...Show More Summary
SAUMAYA SHARMA It's happy hour at Pizzeria 22 in West Seattle! Marti Jonjak has the scoop in this week's Happiest Hour: Scene: The bartender says the building Pizzeria 22 occupies was once a dry cleaner's, a tarot reader's, and a bakery's storage unit—though not all at once, disappointingly. Show More Summary
Kelly O Marti Jonjak celebrates the sartorial style of bullfighters, as seen in photographs adorning the walls at the Seattle restaurant/tequila bar the Saint.
Kelly O Scott Carsberg and his orange confit with chocolate caramel mousse. Marti Jonjak went to Bisato for happy hour and she thinks you should too! In fact, their happy hour starts in 30 minutes should you be hungry/thirsty/tired of being wherever you are now. Show More Summary
In this week's Worn Out, Marti Jonjak tells the story (stories) behind designing and making the black, heavy-metal-sutured-shoulder acrylic space shrug that Lady Gaga wears in the "Poker Face" video. (It makes its first appearance in...Show More Summary
SAUMAYA SHARMA Starting at 4 pm, and going until 6 pm, it is happy hour at the Yard. What does that mean? Marti Jonjak bravely investigated for this week's Happiest Hour column: Description: From the owners of the Dray comes the Yard, the sizably patioed Greenwood lounge. Show More Summary
Photo by Renee McMahon As the ever-eloquent Marti Jonjak writes in the latest Worn Out: In the pages of Debbie Roberts's fashion portfolio, the scenes are still but urgent feeling, with bright cold days and starkly gorgeous mid-century architecture. Show More Summary
KATHRYN SCHUESSLER It's Monday. It's 4 pm. That means happy hour goes all night at Gainsbourg in Greenwood. Go drink and eat for cheap! Our own booze expert Marti Jonjak recently visited the bar to get the scoop on their HH offerings. Show More Summary
Perhaps you were planning to go to see that controversial Lebanese performer tonight, or to hear the Seattle Symphony play, but snow is murder and you cannot do it. Therefore: Tee Vee! Worn Out columnist Marti Jonjak has a tip for y'all. Show More Summary
Splash Lounge was all closed up tighter than Dick's hatband last night during normal operating hours. Perhaps it is gone forever. Our own Marti Jonjak ventured there in November and described it as "a typical Belltown joint" in her column: ...The...Show More Summary
Anna Telcs is the subject of Marti Jonjak's Worn Out column this week—Telcs, the designer to Implied Violence and Saint Genet; Telcs, the gorgeous wraithlike presence that floats across the city. To make her clothing, she uses dog hair and pheasant pelts, stolen communion wafers and caul fat. Her story is here.