Monday, April 19, 2021

Seattle

Slog PM: Cop Shoots and Kills a Person in Portland, Tim Eyman Has to Pony Up, What Are You Watching for SIFF?

We want our money back, dipshit. Lester BlackToday on Slog: We had a lot of good things cooking. Here's a quick rundown in case you missed it: Rich Smith chatted with teachers' union leader Stephanie Gallardo about her run...

This Week in Seattle Food News: Queer/Bar Is Back, A New Ethiopian Restaurant Has Arrived, And Bauhaus Ballard Closes

As vaccine availability increases this week, the Seattle food scene is starting to regain its optimism, and restaurants continue to reopen and announce new plans for the future. This week, Queer/Bar opens its doors again for the first time...

SIFF 2021 Review: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange Is So Damn Good

SO good. Courtesy of SIFF"War is emptiness," postulates Myroslava, a young woman living in Krasnohorivka, Ukraine. She's dressed in black and sitting in front of a black background, speaking her observations in front of a camera set up in...

An Extremely Short Q&A with Andrew Lewis About Why He Rebranded Lower Queen Anne

RIP, Lower Queen Anne. Screenshot of Google MapsThis week, Councilmember Andrew Lewis ignited a debate that I didn't even realize existed: Do people call the Seattle neighborhood that's home to the Seattle Center, the Key Arena Climate Pledge Arena,...

This Weekend Go Look at a Boat or Whatever

The weather this weekend is going to be so nice I want to make out with it. But rather than trying to figure out how one would go about kissing the weather, exactly, maybe let’s instead do something nice...

Teachers' Union Leader Stephanie Gallardo Is Running for Congress

Gallardo, a history teacher in Tukwila, said she's a big fan of Gen Z. She also has a cool tattoo of the Virgin Mary, and another of former Chilean President Salvador Allende. Courtesy of the Campaign This morning...

Refresh Playlist: New Music for the Week—Featuring ELHAE, Jeffrey Silverstein, SZA & Doja Cat

Aura III, ELHAE Motown Records 2021Every time spring rolls around and yanks me from the jowls of my seasonal affective disorder, I feel like a whole new woman: an optimistic woman who enjoys iced caffeinated beverages, crop tops, patio...

If You Like the Earth So Much, Why Don’t You Marry It?

Now you can open your very own fern bar. ibnjaafar / Getty ImagesEveryone talks about Earth Day like they assume the Earth should be saved. But have you considered the counter-argument, that it’s time for Earth to be...

Slog AM: A Week Is Not Complete Without a Mass Shooting, Inslee Wants to Fight COVID with Nice Weather, Cops Caught Giving Cold Cash...

This time: a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. This time: 8 dead people and as many wounded. The nightmare, which is believed to have lasted for about two minutes, came to an end only when the killer, armed with an...

Slog PM: Pence Gets a Pacemaker, Video Shows Chicago Cop Shooting 13-Year-Old with Hands Up, WA Senate Votes to Resume Drug War

He had a slow heart. WIN MCNAMEE/GETTY IMAGESHigh school and middle school students in Seattle will start hybrid instruction next week: As COVID-19 case counts continue to remain high, "at least 10,000" youths will shuffle back into classrooms in...
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This weekend is full of dreamy escapes, literally and figuratively! Head to the Museum of Dream Space for a...
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Dogwoof Takes World on Hot Docs Hong Kong Protest Pic ‘Faceless’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Dogwoof has acquired world sales rights to “Faceless,” the directorial debut of Jennifer Ngo, ahead of its world premiere at the Hot Docs film...

Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Thalissa Teixeira Join Lucy Hale in AMC, Alibi Series ‘Ragdoll’

Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Thalissa Teixeira will star alongside Lucy Hale in the AMC-Alibi series “Ragdoll,” Variety has learned. The six-episode show, which was ordered to...

Patrick Marleau’s journey from Canadian farmboy to NHL’s 1,768-game recordbreaker

When a 41-year-old son of the Canadian Prairie takes his first shift for the San Jose Sharks on Monday night in Las Vegas, he...

Austin and Kenosha shootings, Chauvin trial, NASA: 5 things to know Monday

Shootings in Texas and Wisconsin leave several deadMass shootings in Austin, Texas and Kenosha County, Wisconsin, this weekend left several people dead. In Texas'...