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Tonight's Recommended Show: Angela Jane Fountas at the Richard Hugo House

We're all recovering from the beautiful weather and the full calendar of activity, tonight we recommend you head to something of the literary ilk at Capital Hill's Richard Hugo House. Tonight Angela Jane Fountas will read from her work and discuss writing. Besides writing, Angela teaches and runs writehabit.org in Seattle. Perhaps she'll read a bit […]

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Tonight's (Today's?) Recommended Show: Girls Rock Fest at Chop Suey

This show is a benefit to coincide with the documentary Girls Rock!, which premiered at SIFF last night (and plays again tomorrow afternoon). The film profiles a camp that brings young girls all over the country to Portland for a week to teach the campers about rock and/or roll. One of the regular instructors is Carrie […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Lavender Diamond with the Watson Twins at the Triple Door

Lavender Diamond's new record, Imagine Our Love (Matador), is simply a thing of beauty. It has rich, lush instrumentation and singer Becky Stark has a soft and gorgeous voice. The Triple Door, with its first-rate sound system and elegant (but casual) decor makes this my new favorite place to see a show in Seattle. There is nowhere […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: "Iphigenia in Aulis" at Washington Ensemble Theatre

WET's third-season finale is the gorgeous, intensely physical Iphigenia in Aulis, playing Thursdays through Mondays at the former Little Theater. Words tend to evade me when it comes to the ensemble's work, but here's what I know. Using part one of Ellen McLaughlin's Iphigenia and Other Daughters (adapted from classic Greek tales by Sophocles and […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Nelson Sings Nilsson at the Triple Door

Sean Nelson might be most famous the world over for his vocal cords, but those of us who remember his stately Stranger legacy and his impeccable 33 1/3 book, know that, in addition to be a charming showman, Sean's writing prowess is unmatchable. So, when recommending tonight's 'Nelson Sings Nilsson' show at the Triple Door, the smartest […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: U.S.E at the Redmond Firehouse {Erik Lashes Benefit}

There're a lot of good shows tonight, but we have to recommend that we all head to Redmond to the Old Firehouse for an all ages benefit show with headliners U.S.E. There are few bands in Seattle that can get the party going than U.S.E — their Daft Punk electronica sensibilities with good time festive […]

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Tonight's Recomended Show: Jarvis Cocker at the Showbox

TIG has always been perched between a love of local Northwest music and one for most-things Euro-rock (with a UK and Scandanavian bias). From the beginning, for every John Roderick, there was a Pelle Almqvist. Tonight's show-going dilemna exemplifies this duality: on the one hand, we have the 16th anniversary show at the Crocodile, featuring […]

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