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Bumbershoot 2014: the Saturday of your life

“It's never too late to have a happy childhood.”  ― Tom Robbins Play.  I am looking at the Bumbershoot 2014 schedule for the first time today. Just two days before it all comes down. It's not because I'm lazy, though I am that (sometimes). Or a procrastinator (all the damned time). I prefer to walk into […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 music picks: my dream list for Saturday!

Now that I've covered everything else I'm looking forward to this weekend at Bumbershoot, it's time to get into the music. Please note: I say "Dream" list, because it's entirely possible I might not make it to see every single one depending on how much of an old lady I feel like I am after […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 lineup announced!

We're going to go out on a limb here: the Bumbershoot announcement was released yesterday, and seriously you guys, it might be one of the best festivals of the summer. Sasquatch! is always a party, and Pickathon will be a one-of-a-kind experience — but the lineup for this year's Bumbershoot seriously knocked it out of […]

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Bumbershoot 2012 picks: A few more things you shouldn’t miss

Flatstock at the Armory 11am-8pm, all three days I say this EVERY year, but you absolutely have to take some time out of your music-watchin’ day to browse the aisles at Flatstock and see tons of amazing poster art. Seriously. Go. I’m not kidding. Record Store Visual Arts Exhibits at the Seattle Center Pavilion 11am-8pm, all […]

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Get crafty this weekend!

Get out your Queen Bee bags and shopping lists and head to the Seattle Center this weekend 'cause it's time for the 3rd Annual Urban Craft Uprising! I went to last year's holiday shopping uprising and it was a wonderful madhouse of smarty arts and cute crafts. It's amazing how dressy folks can get with a little felt […]

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The Best of Folklife 2007: Central Services and Calvin Johnson

Show Date: May 27, 2007

The Northwest Folklife Festival has more to offer than street buskers, yodeling, clog dancing, and seemingly-endless food lines. I made the trek out to Folklife this past Sunday especially to see pop darlings Central Services and twee deity (tweeity, if you will) Calvin Johnson. First up was Seattle band Central Services on The Vera Stage. […]

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