5 Highlights of 48 Hours

1. Kelli Schaefer’s guitarist playing a shovel and box of gravel during “Ghost of the Beast” at Columbia City Theater 2. Quilter’s Irish Death dark ale by Iron Horse Brewery at the Snorting Elk, Crystal Mountain3. “Loving Cup” performed by Rolling…

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One Pot Contest: The Feast of the Beast

One Pot, brainchild of local culturemaker Michael Hebb, has teamed up with Architecture for Humanity to take “Surf and Turf” to a whole new level. To garner inspiration for an upcoming fundraising dinner in San Francisco, the team is putting out…

R E Welch’s New Exhibit Perfect For the Sun Deprived

Jordan’s “Dans les vignes rouges”
Tomorrow, R E Welch Gallery brings sunshine to Seattle in the form of paintings by Lorraine Jordan. Jordan’s oil paintings mimic the landscape of southern France, filled with rolling hills, blooming flowers and field…

‘The Woodmans’ a Powerful Portrait of an Artist Family

Documentaries following families are almost guarantees of drama; a family of artists, doubly so. Calling on the universality of dysfunctional kin, The Woodmans, premiering tonight at the Northwest Film Forum, is the dissection of its titular unit and…

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‘Next to Normal’ Closer to Normal than it Claims

Alice Ripley and Jeremy Kushnier as patient and doctor in Next to Normal.
A musical about bi-polar disorder, electroshock therapy and depression might not sound like an enjoyable night out at the theatre, but the show’s rocking soundtrack,…

Travis Vogt Talks Adventure Buddies Following Finale

On Wednesday night, the final episode of Seattle’s homegrown action-comedy series Adventure Buddies debuted at the Sunset Tavern. Adventure Buddies, the weird, Gilliamesque brain-vomit of Kevin Clarke and Travis Vogt, spans a million-year timeline…

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2011 NW New Works Lineup Announced

The 28th annual NW New Works Festival at On the Boards is scheduled for mid-June, and the lineup has finally been announced.
THE 2011 FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS:
WEEKEND 1
Studio Theater Showcase
June 10 at 8pm & June 11 – 12 at 5pm
Kyle Loven -…

Retirement Community Hosts Another Exhibit Tonight

If you happened to have missed last week’s openings for two exhibits on display in retirement communities, the surprising home for rare works from recognized artists, you’re in luck. Tonight marks another opening at the Aljoya community in…

Doe Bay Fest 2011 Ticket Date Announced

Last year the Doe Bay Fest sold out in less than ten days. This year there is little doubt that the 800 tickets to the Orcas Island festival will go even faster.

So, while Jonathan Zwickel was reporting on the insurgent group of musicians,…

The Factory

When Sue Pivetta found herself alone in the big Old Town house that she and her ex-husband designed eight years ago, she knew that she had to do something to stave off isolation. Fond of people, the artist and founder of the bimonthly 100th Monkey…