Arts & Culture

Adapting Suburbs in the 21st Century

With city and state budgets shrinking, American architects are faced with a star-spangled nightmare of inefficient infrastructure: suburban sprawl.

03/23/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

Arts & Culture

The Most Human Human: Author Brian Christian at Elliot Bay Books

Seattle science writer and poet Brian Christian on the nature of language and consciousness.

03/22/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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Lyrical Love at the Northwest Film Forum

Heartbeats centers on a young Montreal love triangle as emotions simmer and mope.

03/21/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

Arts & Culture

It's (Arthur) Miller Time

The Intiman revisions Arthur Miller's classic.

03/18/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

Arts & Culture

Author Téa Obreht at Elliott Bay Books

Tea Obreht , the youngest member of The New Yorker's "20 Under 40" list of exceptional writers, brings her studied prose to Elliott Bay Books.

03/15/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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Chaos Boss: Author James Gleick at Town Hall

Journalist and author James Gleick has theorized about the cultural ramifications of computers and the Internet since Apple screens were black and green.

03/14/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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Lonesome Shack's Mo Better Blues at the Comet Tavern

Lonesome Shack stay focused on the emotions that makes the best American blues so compelling. Their baby's left them and they've drunk with the devil. But after their story gets shared, their shack doesn't seem so lonesome.

03/11/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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Folklife: Phil Ochs Bio-pic at the Northwest Film Forum

So you think '60s folk musicians like Phil Ochs were square? Guess again—'70s punk rock icon Jim Carroll dedicates his hipster Talmud, The Basketball Diaries, to Ochs and Patti Smith.

03/10/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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PubliCalendar Says: Go See Michael Showalter at the Triple Door

He takes pop culture references and riddles them with ludicrous asides until his mangled train of thought has boxcar children living in it.

03/08/2011 By Josh Feit

Arts & Culture

What's the Last Record You Listened To?

The best conversation I've ever had with a press spokesperson.

03/03/2011 By Josh Feit

Arts & Culture

Baths at Chop Suey

California computer-music prodigy, Baths, brings his intimate orchestra to Chop Suey tonight.

03/01/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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Waka Flocka Flame at King Cat Theater

When Waka Flocka Flame's "Hard in Da Paint" bangs out of your radio, you can instantly tell why he's America's most divisive top 40 artist.

02/26/2011 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan

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Synth Pop in a Bedroom

Seattle duo in national battle of the bands.

02/21/2011 By Josh Feit

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Last Night: Destiny's Child

02/07/2011 By Josh Feit

Arts & Culture

Last Night: Frances Farmer (and Joan Jett) at Vermillion

They've taken over my bar. And I like it.

01/21/2011 By Josh Feit

Last Night

Last Night: GMK's Beautiful Bright Twisted Fantasy

Seattle rapper emerges in L.A.

01/03/2011 By Josh Feit

Last Night

Last Night: Gin, Lemon Juice, Sparkling Wine, and Secret Ingredients

Ring in the new year with a PubliCola!

12/31/2010 By Josh Feit

Arts & Culture

Local Writer Gets Rave Review in Sunday NYT

New York Times book review gushes about local writer Claire Dederer's N. Seattle mom memoir.

12/27/2010 By Josh Feit

Last Night

Last Night: Without

Whidbey Island stages erotic update of Bergman psychological '60s classic.

12/13/2010 By Josh Feit