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Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Never Rarely Sometimes Always is one of the most beautiful, real, and heartbreaking coming-of-age stories I’ve ever seen. A story that shows how ugly life can be, especially for women — and also illustrates how the love and support of a friend can guide you through the worst times. Seventeen-year-old Autumn stands on a talent […]

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Emma.

“I always deserve the best treatment, because I never put up with any other.” – Emma Woodhouse While Clueless remains, in my eyes, the very best adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” I will say that this frothy new version is pretty goddamn delightful as well. Autumn de Wilde’s Emma. explodes with the splendor of its […]

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The Western State Hurricanes at the Tractor. Photo: Laura Duffy

Western State Hurricanes Reunited! Here’s our scrapbook of the night of fun and friends and some of our favorite songs!!!

Show Date: February 8, 2020

I have a long history with The Western State Hurricanes. Even though the Seattle band’s heyday (circa 1998) was just a wee bit before I moved here, the cloud of Western State Hurricanes mystique was woven into my courtship with Seattle. During my own heyday of nights out and making best friends with folks who […]

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Head to Sonic Boom this weekend {2/13-2/15} for a High Fidelity Takeover!

I’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of Hulu’s new show, High Fidelity — based on Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and its 2000 film adaptation — but also, a bit of departure from those sources. Hulu’s version centers on Rob Brooks (Zoë Kravitz, who also serves as an executive producer), a record store owner in the […]

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REZIN TOOTH at the High Dive. Photo: Damon Kenner

Photo Gallery: REZIN TOOTH and Select Level at the High Dive on Jan. 10, 2020

Show Date: January 10, 2020

On January 10, 2020, members of Seattle-based Afrobeat/Funk group, Polyrhythmics, debuted their Dub side project, REZIN TOOTH to a packed room at Seattle’s High Dive in Fremont. With Soul fusion band, Select Level, getting the crowd ready for their label mates. What a fun night of dancing and fantastic music. REZIN TOOTH closed the night […]

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Underwater

I’m still processing what went down on screen in Underwater, which is an insane Alien meets Cthulhu mashup that starts the action pretty much from frame one, and mostly doesn’t stop until its explosive (aaahahahahaaaaaa) ending. During the credit sequence, we’re treated to flashes of media headlines detailing the Kepler Corp’s deep sea drilling ops […]

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