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City Arts Fest 2012 in Photos

A third City Arts is in the books. Here are a few photographic highlights from the weekend: Kicking off City Arts Fest 2012 at the opening night party at Benaroya Hall. Wesley K. Andrews and ilvs Strauss' storytelling at Retrofit Home. David...
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Table Talk at Olson Kundig’s Storefront

Table Talk is the latest - and arguably, the most thought-provoking - installation of an ongoing series of Storefront projects in the large open space below the Olson Kundig offices in Pioneer Square. The installation features large, highly functional...
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In the Moment: Mw [Moment Magnitude] at the Frye Art Museum

Friday night at the Frye Art Museum was unlike most other openings held there. Live music, video installations, ceramic works, paintings, and sculpture all found a place amongst one another for the opening night of [Moment Magnitude]. Jeffrey...
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Fringe Festival: Performance Art Makes a Comeback on Capitol Hill

Back in 2003, Seattle Fringe Festival came to an abrupt end after some controversy surrounding its funds and the artists not being paid what they were supposed to. The festival's return this year brought with it a handful of great performance...
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Locals & Legends: Bumbershoot ’12 in Photos

Bumbershoot hasn't seen three consecutive days of sunshine in a few years, but it made a return this year—along with a great lineup of Seattle's own finest artists and musicians. This year, Bumbershoot also brought in legends like Tony Bennett for...
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SAM’s Remix With a View

Every three months, Seattle Art Museum puts on one of the biggest and best parties in town. And it sells out every time. Once a year, SAM Remix is held at the Sculpture Park Pavilion near the waterfront, allowing for more events in one place. This...
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August Weekends Bring Music to the Mural

With the Space Needle providing the backdrop for some of Seattle's best local music, crowds have gathered every Friday this August for KEXP's Mural Concert Series. Bands featured this summer have included Sallie Ford, Brad, Fly Moon Royalty, and the...
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First Annual NW Distillery and Cocktail Festival

This week marked the first ever Northwest Distillery and Cocktail Festival, which took place at Herban Feast Catering in SoDo. Local craft distillers like Sound Spirits, Sun Liquor, and New Deal Distillery set up shop in the same room and offered up...
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2012 Summer Art Walk Awards: New Home, New Winning Artist

Every few months, City Arts teams up with Blue Moon to give six local artists the opportunity to win $1,000. Attendees mingle, drink for free and enjoy sets from Seattle's finest DJs while voting for their favorite Art Walk Awards finalist. This time...
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Historic Seattle’s First Hill Neighborhood Tour

With the most recent tour taking place last Thursday, Historic Seattle will be guiding tourgoers through the First Hill neighborhood once again on August 16th. The tour is guided by Historic Seattle Program Director, Larry Kreisman and includes...
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Out To Lunch: Shelby Earl Plays City Hall Plaza

This past Thursday, Shelby Earl played to large lunch time crowd in the City Hall Plaza. Put on by the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, the concert was one of many happening throughout the city all summer at various venues...
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Sweet Party for a Sweet Book

Kate Hopkins, stand up comic and author of 99 Drams of Whiskey: The Accidental Hedonist's Quest for the Perfect Shotand The Histroy of The Drink recently held the launch party for her latest book, Sweet Tooth: The Bittersweet History of Candy at Theo...