The Great White Fair

A hundred years ago, a massive trade show called the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition came to Seattle, celebrating the future. Today, the city hosts a centennial that reminds us how close we are to a complicated, sometimes troubling past. Read this…

SIFF Fly Films

The Seattle International Film Festival brings hundreds of movies to town, but four of them are filmed here – in four days flat. Peek behind the scenes at SIFF’s Fly Filmmaking Challenge and meet the indie stars of tomorrow. Read this article in our…

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The Great White Fair

A hundred years ago, a massive trade show called the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition came to Seattle, celebrating the future. Today, the city hosts a centennial that reminds us how close we are to a complicated, sometimes troubling past. Read this…

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Disturbed

In a last hurrah to a dreadful decade, Mahta Shakib allowed artists to show off their darkness, illuminating the audience’s own shadowy side.
Disturbia, a late-night extravaganza of dark art, music and fire dancing, presented at the Robert Daniel…

The List

Kristi Dopp, director of Garfield Book Company at Pacific Lutheran University, shares ten of her top reads that you should tackle in 2010 – including two for younger readers.

1 The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood (Nan A….

The Curator’s Eye

The Shoes of Beth Levine
Summer Boot, 1970
It’s the shoes that make the star, whether the star is Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice or Nancy Sinatra belting out “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” in 1966. But who made the shoes that made the…

Style Profile

An encounter with two stylish Ballard residents.

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Artful Quandary

Science and art collide in the mind of artist Julian Voss-Andreae. The Bravern reaps the benefits.

Julian Voss-Andreae, Quantum Man, 2009, stainless steel, 126 x 55 x 25 inches
Julian Voss-Andreae’s new sculpture at the Bravern, Quantum Man, is…

Speechless

Eva Stone’s Chop Shop festival dices up disparate styles of modern dance to form a new language that people can actually understand.

Dancers Lizzy Melton, Amanda Herman and Fiona Kuipers of Stone Dance Collective; photograph by Gabe…

Grounded.

Everybody wants to go to heaven – except Seattle’s Brenda Peterson, author of I Want to Be Left Behind. Read online via our Seattle edition.

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Speechless

A dozen troupes defy gravity at Eva Stone’s Chop Shop dance festival at the Meydenbauer. (Read this article in our Eastside edition.)