Category Archives: LISTS

Humans love lists. This category is for anything in bulleted list form: books, movies, music, resources – you name it.

Seattle Rep’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Posted by Jen We’re excited about the opening of Seattle Repertory Theatre‘s production of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? this Friday, April 18th. Set amidst campus politics, Albee’s hilarious and provocative masterpiece examines why we are sometimes cruelest … Continue reading

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Seattle Rep’s ‘The Suit’

We are excited about the opening of Seattle Repertory Theatre‘s production of The Suit, next Wednesday, March 19! Legendary director Peter Brook (The Tragedy of Hamlet, 2001) brings to the stage a parable about forgiveness set in apartheid South Africa. … Continue reading

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Seattle Rep’s ‘Venus in Fur’

We’re excited about the opening of the Seattle Repertory Theatre‘s production of David Ives’ Venus in Fur this Friday! A Broadway hit, this cheeky, sexy play finds playwright Thomas Novachek at a loss. There are simply no actresses talented enough to play his leading … Continue reading

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Seattle Rep’s ‘A Great Wilderness’

We’re excited about the opening of the Seattle Repertory Theatre‘s production of Samuel D. Hunter’s A Great Wilderness, this Friday! Expect to be touched by this story that explores issues of faith, aging, family dynamics and homosexuality. At the edge of forced … Continue reading

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Fall into Dance this Autumn!

Fall is here, and that means the kick-off of The Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2013-14 season! In conjunction with the PNB, The Seattle Public Library is pleased to once again host its ballet preview series at the Central Library. Presented by … Continue reading

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Are you registered to vote?

The Seattle Public Library is partnering with the League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County on National Voter Registration Day, a nation-wide, nonpartisan effort to register thousands of voters on one single day. On September 24th, volunteers from the League … Continue reading

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Movie Mondays: One for the Guys, One for the Gals

There are precious few movies about LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) people in which a character doesn’t die, kill somebody, commit a crime or remain closeted and self-loathing. Why is it so difficult for Hollywood to make a grand gay … Continue reading

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Your Next 5 Books: poetic post-apocalyptic and police procedurals

In this column we regularly highlight a Your Next 5 Books submission that we find interesting, funny, unique, or useful to other readers. Submit Your Next 5 Books entry now, or stop by and see us in person, and maybe … Continue reading

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Cold nose, warm heart – a dog’s life

I am a working dog: I protect, I comfort, I listen. I am a good dog. Here are some of my stories. Dog Heroes: Saving Lives and Protecting America by Jen Bidner This history of canine search and rescue celebrates … Continue reading

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Seeing is believing, even when you’re reading

Ever since the first printing press and the resulting boom in literacy and the availability of the printed word, another commodity arose. Font, is now such a simple word, it’s easy to forget its historical context. Font was initially from … Continue reading

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