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Dina

SIFF 2017 Preview: Dina {May 23, 24}

What can I say? I’m a sucker for love stories. Part rom-com, part documentary and Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury prize-winner Dina explores what happens when two people with complicated baggage try to make it work—in their case, Scott’s Asperger syndrome and Dina’s autism. But like any couple, they’re determined to work through their problems and […]

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SIFF 2017 Preview: The Farthest {May 19, 20, 24}

Now that we live under a dystopia-administration that doesn’t trust BASIC SCIENCE FACTS, it’s more important than ever for us to remember and celebrate our stunning achievements in this sphere. Written and directed by multi-IFTA-award-winner, Emer Reynolds, this space-centric documentary explores the journey and making of the twin Voyager space probes launched in the autumn […]

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Ravenna Woods ft. Seattle Taiko + Smokey Brights + Scarves at The Crocodile

Show Date: January 13, 2017

SCARVES Helllooooo ‘90s! I was seriously transported to a Pavement-esque era with opening band Scarves. They flew through their set, weaving schizophrenic song structures and their singer’s unique timbre into something seriously fascinating. Between a breathless pause, their singer announced: “Normally I say some stuff here to endear you, but fuck it we don’t have […]

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Shonen Knife

Debate Night Special: Shonen Knife at The Tractor

Show Date: October 9, 2016 After a soul-crushing two hours in which I watched a literal human poop shout “ISIS” at me repeatedly from a big ole orange mouth (otherwise known as Debate Day #2), let me tell you what I needed: Shonen Knife. Started the night out with opener Ichi Bichi, who describes themselves […]

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A little peek at the abs.

Bumbershoot 2016 Day 3: Billy Idol is our guardian angel.

Show Date: September 4, 2016

I felt pretty much in top form by the time this third day rolled around. As my cells re-calibrate to being that of a not-sick person, I keep thinking about the wide scope of eras represented this year, in particular—some which peaked some time ago, some which are still at their peak, some which I […]

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WE ALL LOVE JOJO

Bumbershoot 2016 Day 2: JoJo makes a teenage girl of us all.

Show Date: September 3, 2016

I am quickly starting to measure this weekend by the level of health I feel, yesterday being two American beers, or, medium. We had so much fun today, in part thanks to a much-needed dance party and also Reggie Watts (in general, as a human, for existing). (more…)

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Bumbershoot 2016 Day 1: We are definitively not “soft-dick trash.”

Show Date: September 2, 2016

After spending a whole week sick and struggling to keep most of the contents of my nose in my nose where they belong, we kicked off our weekend at Bumbershoot! It rained, it was sunny, it rained again but lighter, it was patchy sun, it was rainy, it was HOT SUN… you get the picture. […]

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Bumbershoot 2016 Preview

It may not be our b-day anymore, but the b-day twins are back for Festival The Sequel: There’s More Than One Beer Garden at Bumbershoot 2016. Here’s what we’re looking forward to seeing: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Fly Moon Royalty (Jean) KEXP | 4:10pm This electric-soul duo is so dreamy it’s ridiculous. Fly Moon Royalty’s funky […]

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