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Faces of the Fair

  • Published 03/13/2012

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Wear What When, and Sauced.

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 01/26/2012

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Northwest Bookshelf: Science on Ice

In Science on Ice: Four Polar Expeditions, Seattle photojournalist and oceanographer Chris Linder offers us an over-the-shoulder glimpse as researchers seek answers in the planet’s most frigid terrains.

  • Published 01/26/2012

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Touchdowns for Price Tags

Battered by $1.9 billion in cuts to K–12 education since 2009, educators across Washington increasingly say they have no choice but to foist the cost of athletics onto families.

  • By Claudia Rowe
  • Published 01/25/2012

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Trade Secrets: Kill It at Karaoke

David Boardman, executive editor of The Seattle Times, belts out a mean karaoke number. Here, he shares his secrets.

  • By Allie Oosta
  • Published 01/25/2012

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Paula Clapp, Philip Eaton, Donald Byrd, Dave Isay, Robin Held, and Ali Tarhouni.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 01/25/2012

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Premiere’s a New Quixote

Don Quixote makes its U.S. debut this month at Pacific Northwest Ballet.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/25/2012

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Spring Arts 2012: Then and Now

The lasting cultural legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair was the city’s new civic hub, Seattle Center, home to world-class opera, ballet, theater, art—and a visit from King Tut—then, and now.

  • By Laura Dannen, Allie Oosta, and Brian Colella
  • Published 01/21/2012

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Seattle Met Picks

The best things to do in February: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert at the Paramount, Jennifer Egan at Benaroya Hall, the Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival in Bellevue, and more.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/20/2012

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1962 World’s Fair 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago, the 1962 World’s Fair did more than just celebrate global culture. It put Seattle on display, inspired world leaders, and erected a certain needle-shaped tower. A look at the 184 days that changed Seattle—and the world—forever.

  • By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Laura Cassidy, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Allison Williams, Brian Colella, Allecia Vermillion, and Janet Pelz
  • Published 01/20/2012

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The Seattle World’s Fair in 2012

In 1962, Seattle introduced the world to the Space Needle and Belgian waffles. Peter Steinbrueck, Tom Douglas, and John Findlay imagine a 2012 version.

  • Published 01/20/2012

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Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

David Miller, Erik Lindbergh, and Dr. Leroy Hood imagine Seattle 50 years from now.

  • By James Ross Gardner and Brian Colella
  • Published 01/20/2012

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The 1962 World’s Fair: A Timeline

A timeline of the 1962 World’s Fair.

  • Published 01/20/2012

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Seattle Center House Recycled

In time for the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair, Graham Baba Architects turns the old armory into a house of light.

  • By David Laskin
  • Published 01/20/2012

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Fiction: Jim Lynch’s World’s Fair Tale, Truth Like the Sun

An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming novel Truth Like the Sun.

  • By Jim Lynch
  • Published 01/20/2012

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