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Inside the Matrix

  • Published 08/25/2011

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Northwest Bookshelf: Jim Davidson, The Ledge

In Jim Davidson’s The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier, two climbers’ lifelong dream of summiting Mount Rainier goes awry.

  • Published 08/19/2011

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

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

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 08/19/2011

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Anna Faris, Tarvaris Jackson, Marilyn Takemaru, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Samantha Paul, and Pete Holmes.

  • Published 08/19/2011

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Et Tu, Dave Matthews?

Is Seattle’s jam-band jester Dave Matthews gunning for Bumbershoot?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/19/2011

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How to Hang a Picture

Three tips from Frye Museum exhibition designer Shane Montgomery.

  • By Saba Sulaiman
  • Published 08/19/2011

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The Nirvana Baby Speaks

Spencer Elden, the model on the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind, which was released 20 years ago on September 24. Elden was interviewed by film editor Barry O’Donnell last year.

  • Published 08/19/2011

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Fall Arts Preview

A guide to the fresh faces and new spaces in the coming cultural season: Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony’s new conductor; nongallery art venues like Robert Yoder’s Season; a spontaneous theater collective, Sandbox Radio Live; and the 60 best

  • By Laura Dannen, Allison Williams, Lisa Han, and Adriana Grant
  • Published 08/09/2011

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Would It Work Here? More Skate Parks

The case for skate parks.

  • By Abby Tracy
  • Published 08/19/2011

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UW Gets Robotics Funding

The $18.5 million the University of Washington just bagged from the National Science Foundation will no doubt lead to some impressive robotics. The school—along with MIT and San Diego State University—is tasked with establishing and maintaining the Engine

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Andrew Villeneuve Takes On Tim Eyman

Don’t freak out or anything, but the future of our state could hinge on the work of a 24-year-old college student who lives with his parents. Meet Andrew Villeneuve, computer geek, scourge of the right wing, and the only person who leaves Tim Eyman speech

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Tunnels Under Seattle

Drills made by Japanese company Hitachi Zosen will bore the tunnel replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct section of Highway 99 and dig another one through Capitol Hill as part of the University Link light rail.

  • Published 08/19/2011

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How City Council Candidates Separate Donors from Their Dollars

Labor Day weekend is when voters traditionally start paying attention to local elections, but Seattle City Council candidates have been paying for that attention for months. In fact, there’s been a fundraising arms race—one in which alliteration and rhyme

  • By Johnathon Fitzpatrick
  • Published 08/19/2011

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How the Gates Foundation Continues to Change the World

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation made headlines this summer when they pledged $41.5 million to reinvent the toilet. But another program, Grand Challenges Explorations—accepting applications this month—is set to provide equally crucial theme-based gra

  • By Carey Rose
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Mike McCready and Pearl Jam Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary

This month, solo-shredding guitar hero Mike McCready will join Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Matt Cameron to celebrate Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/19/2011

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