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City Arts Fest: (mostly local) one-a-days

This year's City Arts Fest has an incredible lineup, and like much of what goes on in this city, there's something for everyone. Killer lineups at traditional venues, experimental art-house 'secret' shows, happy hours, late night surprises — the list goes on and on. You can head on over here to build your schedule and […]

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Starbucks releases Valentine's Day comp details (super secret?)

Okay, not only is the track list insane, but I'm a sucker for a sweet graphic: How gorgeous is that? Seriously. And check this out, straight from Starbucks: Everyone loves a love song. We approached some of our favorite artists and asked them to cover a tune that's touched their hearts. The result is Sweetheart, […]

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DeVotchka, Norfolk & Western, and Kid Hops… what?

Show Date: December 31, 2008

I have to admit, I was a little apprehensive about the new year's eve lineup at the Showbox last week. Having never seen DeVotchKa live, I knew I was in for a treat; and Norfolk & Western have long since been one of my best friend's all-time favorites. But Kid Hops? It just didn't seem […]

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Best of 2008: Top 10 Albums from Becca Minkoff of the Triple Door

Since many of us are geeks that love compiling top 10 lists at the end of the year to show our favorite works of art over the previous 365 days, I had asked some music-related friends to send me their best of 2008 lists with the promise that I'd post them here. The first to […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2008: DeVotchKa

Show Date: July 26, 2008

There was nothing romantic about the Main Stage at this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party. How could there be? Unless you fantasize about beer gardens, massive throngs of people and hot dogs with cream cheese, there’s very little dramatic atmosphere for an outside stage. The Block Party is not for lovers. That didn’t stop DeVotchKa […]

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DeVotchKa Photo Essay

Show Date: May 3, 2008

DeVotchKa's rise in popularity was obvious from the packed house at Showbox Sodo this past saturday evening. As the band entered the stage, the crowd was greeted by a gorgeous performer tossing flowers. She would join them again later in the night performing an acrobatic show above them on the stage rafters. Seeing DeVotchKa live […]

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