Archive | Kurt B. Reighley

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PlayBack! Discover your new favorite Seattle band with SPL’s free new service

Earlier this year I was honored to be on the judging panel for Seattle Public Library‚Äôs PlayBack project. In a nutshell: The Seattle Public Library’s PlayBack is an online collection that showcases and shares current local music for free. Seattle’s musical culture is known for its originality, passion and creativity, as our local artists continue […]

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Only a few days left to support TIG’s indiegogo campaign – we’d love your help!

Almost a month ago, on June 10, 2015, Three Imaginary Girls celebrated our 13th birthday! On that same day, we launched an indiegogo campaign to help usher in the next era of TIG: to raise enough funds to help with a big tech project and to keep the imaginary ship afloat. With the help of […]

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Book report: party tonight with Kurt B. Reighley at the Sunset

If you missed last week’s reading at Elliott Bay Bookstore, fret not — while you won’t get any verbal prose tonight, you can still join the party for Kurt B. Reighley’s new book, United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement. He’ll be […]

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The weekend in photos: John Roderick, Eric Corson, and Kurt B. Reighley

There was plenty to do this past weekend in our beloved, still sort-of sunny Seattle: The Black Keys at the Paramount. Youth Rescue Mission, Kimo Muraki, and a slew of amazing mini-bands at Columbia City Theater. Kurt Reighley’s reading over at Elliott Bay Bookstore. Wheedle’s Groove, DUG — the list goes on and on. But […]

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Bumbershoot 2010: Recommended art, book, and comedy related events

When we talk about Bumbershoot, it’s usually about the big music shows we’ve seen, or the new bands we’ve discovered. The festival has always had an arresting line-up of literary readings, comedy, multi-media events, even live theatre to offer too, and in recent years its multi-arts smorgasbord has become as ferociously popular as seeing the […]

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Bumbershoot 40th Birthday Hat Fashion Show at Teatro ZinZanni {Wednesday, September 1}

Bumbershoot is choosing a very elegant yet fun way to throw itself a 40th birthday party (!) this Wednesday, September 1. Kurt B. Reighley, KEXP DJ and author of the just-released extensive tome on all things roots-rowdy, United States of Americana, is hosting this party and ice cream social at Teatro ZinZanni. It’s all about […]

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