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Win a pair of tickets: Seattle’s Tribute to the Last Waltz (Saturday, 11/21)

After many months of preparation, we are mere days away from one of Seattle’s biggest annual show traditions: Seattle’s Tribute to the Last Waltz! This Saturday, November 21st at the Neptune Theatre, join all your favorite luminaries to celebrate the Band’s legendary farewell concert, The Last Waltz. The evening will feature a top-notch backing band […]

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Mending our tired hearts with Seattle’s Tribute to the Last Waltz

Having a favorite band is one of the best things in the world. The music and materials spawned by a favorite band are a reliable go-to for the mending of a tired heart or a sad face. The only drawback to being one of our kind (the type to fall hopelessly in love with a […]

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Don’t miss: Tractor Tavern’s 20th anniversary celebration, featuring The Maldives {this weekend!}

If Ballard had a soundtrack, The Maldives would surely be it. Our favorite good old boys have played SeafoodFest, KEXP’s Ballard Hood to Hood party, and the venerable Tractor Tavern over fifty times. OMG, fifty! So fair warning to the new bougie Ballard, they’ll be leading a two night hipster hootenanny this Friday and Saturday […]

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Bumbershoot 2013: I like Mondays (festival day 9/2) & UPDATES

Third day of Bumbershoot 2013 seems like a zappy apex and a totally chill epilogue; the outstanding extra-musical affairs continue around the big musical bomps, but in the meantime some changes have occurred since the schedule was first posted (please note!):  Saturday updates: Seattle Arts & Lectures presents The Lunchbox Podcast Live: Literary Pleasures and […]

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SIFF 2013 Preview: Face the Music

Hello, Imaginaries! This year’s Face the Music program at the Seattle International Film Festival contains some music documentaries I AM SUPER EXCITED ABOUT!!! You can buy passes to SIFF now, and inividual tickets go on sale this week on Thursday, 5/2. And so, let us (stage) dive in: First up: a few special events put […]

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Recommended Show: Ya Gotta Believe! at Richard Hugo House {11/16}

We wanted to give some love to the Richard Hugo House this week, because it’s amongst our favorite artistic community venues, and we don’t talk about it enough! On Friday, November 16, as part of the 2012-2013 Literary Series, the Hugo House is hosting writers Ryan Boudinot (“Blueprints of the Afterlife”), Emily Kendall Frey (“The […]

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Local goodness (and more!) at 2012's City Arts Fest

Now that this year's City Arts Fest is over, I can take a step back and realize that I have been blown away by four solid days of an amazing array of (mostly) local bands, all giving Seattle some truly amazing sets. Each night showcased what the Pacific Northwest had to offer, and it was […]

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Recommended SIFF Event + Ticket Giveaway: Welcome to Doe Bay {6/3}

Who wants to see Welcome to Doe Bay this Sunday? We've got another super-quick ticket giveaway, as the fine folks at SIFF have gifted us with a pair of tickets to the Seattle premiere of this local documentary, Sunday, 6/3, 9:15pm at The Egyptian!! Directors Nesib Shamah and Dan Thornton, and Producer Sarah Crowe scheduled […]

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SIFF 2012 Preview: Face the Music

It’s time once again to run down the highlights of this year’s Face the Music program for the Seattle International Film Festival! There are a ton of great things this year, but the film I think our Imaginaries will be most excited about is the documentary Welcome to Doe Bay, which chronicles the community and […]

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All your Fridays {and one Saturday} are belong to KEXP in August!

Summer wouldn’t be summer without a sweet lineup at the Mural at Seattle Center during the month of August, and this year is no exception: our friends over at KEXP have put together another killer series of shows for 2011. As usual, it’s all ages to rock, 21+ to hit the beer garden, and f-r-e-e […]

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