Snap Judgment

Urban Planners Want to Lid I-5

Recent proposals for lidding the downtown portion of I-5 and expanding the Washington State Convention Center have some dreaming of a more spacious city center. Pour that concrete or let the sun shine in?

01/25/2016 By Joanna Sappenfield

Snap Judgment

No More Cars at SAM

After nearly nine years greeting visitors in the entryway of Seattle Art Museum, Cai Guo Qiang’s 'Inopportune: Stage One'—aka the one with the flying, exploding cars—will be removed in January. Pump the brakes or hit the gas?

12/28/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: December 14–20

Celebrate LGBT weddings with Sarah Galvin and have a (Flavr) Blue Christmas.

12/14/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: December 7–13

David Shields releases his latest book, #ShoutYourAbortion host a benefit concert, and locals cover Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift.

12/07/2015 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld By Joanna Sappenfield

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Cheap Week: November 30–December 6

You can put the tree up next week–instead check out a seasonal comedy series, a new way to experience The Birds, and a different perspective on human skin.

11/30/2015 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld By Joanna Sappenfield

Cats & Coffee

Merry Christmas Seattle: Here's a Cat Cafe

Seattle Meowtropolitan, the city's first cat cafe will open its doors within the month.

11/23/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield

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Cheap Week: November 16–22

Marvel at Anthony Doerr's literary acumen, party at Redwood Tavern, and celebrate Thanksgiving early with Ayron Jones and the Way.

11/16/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Marketing Maneuvers

A Hello Kitty Cafe Food Truck Is Coming to Seattle

Do not underestimate Hello Kitty's fan base. Especially when cookies are involved.

11/13/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield

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Cheap Week: November 9–15

Jesse Eisenberg chats with Sherman Alexie, 'Mo-Wave brings queer music to Chop Suey, and SIFF goes Italian.

11/09/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: November 2–8

November starts out with an amazing week of local indie rock featuring Deep Sea Diver, Damien Jurado, Lemolo, Telekinesis, and Say Hi.

11/02/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: October 29–November 1

Close out October with a 'Carrie'-themed musical prom, the sweet tones of Natalie Prass, and the underground lit of Short Run.

10/26/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: October 19–25

Because sometimes you need a week of black metal, literary wandering, and Rainier beer.

10/19/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: October 5–11

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, and Angel Olsen croons words that stab like knives.

10/05/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: September 28–October 4

Tacoma Art Museum explores the art of the AIDS crisis, local authors come together for 'Seattle City of Literature,' and Titus Andronicus plays its ambitious rock opera.

09/28/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: September 21–27

Local Sightings highlights up-and-coming regional filmmakers, Decibel Festival heads outdoors, and more thrifty events.

09/21/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: September 14–20

There's still one more official week of summer left. Make the most of it with electric rock beats, sweets, and a celebration of women filmmakers.

09/14/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Sugar Rush

Here's What's in Store for Sweet Week

You can expect s'mores chocolate tart, mini apple and cheddar pies, gelato, and much more.

09/08/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield

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Cheap Week: September 7–13

Beat the post-Labor Day lull with literary (Jonathan Franzen) or comedic (Andy Daly) geniuses.

09/08/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: August 31–September 6

Italian glass master Lino Tagliapietra returns, and Kithkin says goodbye.

08/31/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield and Seth Sommerfeld