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Your music could live here. Seattle public library - central branch. Photo credit: Jason Mills

Seattle Public Library hooks up with local music for PlayBack

Local music and the public library are getting together, and it’s just like watching two of your best friends turn into the cutest couple. Of course the library’s collection of over 2.2 million items already includes music. Besides physical CDs, they’ve had digital music through Freegal and Hoopla for years. Now the library is going beyond […]

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Seattle’s most epic night of 2016 (so far): Quasi, Cave Singers, Sound Off!, Viva Vera, and more

It’s only this past week that it feels like 2016 has kicked into high gear. A lot of highly recommendable shows are being added to this town’s concert calendar every day – both in the near and far future. It’s going to be difficult to juggle all the fun of shows and new music headed […]

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Best Zines of 2012: Cometbus, Mineshaft, The Prince Zine, and more

The volunteer-run, all-ages Vera Project at the Seattle Center recently hosted two Saturday celebrations of arty, musicy, writerly, printerly, poetry, baked sweet-nums creativity and I hung out at both, deflating my wallet for a huge stack of small press goodies. I do this whenever I can hit a Vera-sponsored craft thang, the most recent being […]

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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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Recommended Show (and longtime Imaginary Crush): Harry and the Potters at The Vera Project {7/31}

It’s probably totally weird that I’ve never read a Harry Potter book, that I find the movies utterly forgettable, and that I just plain don’t get people’s extreme HP fandom—but, you guys. BUT. I’ve been crushing on brothers Paul and Joe DeGeorge of Harry and the Potters since I saw them play at the UW […]

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TIG 10th anniversary fun this Friday with Allo Darlin' & The Wave Pictures at The Vera Project

We are over-the-moon excited about this Friday night, when the Vera Project will be filled with indie-pop giddiness and sweet melodic musings of one of our favorite  bands, Allo Darlin', and stellar opening band The Wave Pictures.   The night is also a celebration of Three Imaginary Girls 10th Anniversary!  This is the first show […]

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Stranger Suggests: Three Imaginary Girls Anniversary with Allo Darlin’

{Allo Darlin' photo by Steve Louie} We always been in awe of David Schmader for being such an amazing talent; he's good at just about everything: writing amazing works of art, producing and performing one-man plays, and emceeing events (just to name a few). And, we've always loved him because he's a super generous and […]

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Recommended show + free tickets: Allo Darlin / The Wave Pictures at Vera {5/11}

Even though I've had almost two months to let it sink in, it still hasn't hit me:  Seattle will get to see Allo Darlin on Friday May, 11 at the Vera Project!!!  And they are bringing their very talented friends (and fellow Darren Hayman collaborators) The Wave Pictures!!! As we told you before (in an […]

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The best news of 2012 {so far}: Three Imaginary Girls presents Allo Darlin’ at the Vera Project

{Allo Darlin’ photo by Steve Louie from the Imaginary Flickr Photo Pool – taken at their October, 2010 show at the Rendezvous} It’s barely 2012 and already we have news worthy of a shower of fireworks.  Imaginary favorite Allo Darlin’ are coming back to town!!! Three Imaginary Girls is beyond excited to present their all-ages […]

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Don't miss: two nights with the Cave Singers {12/1 & 12/2}

Pull up those bootstraps, kids, because The National isn't the only game in town that's got a double-decker lineup in Seattle this week. The Cave Singers are about to put on two nights of amazing sound-wall that'll knock you clear off your feet! Here's the deets: Night One, also known as this coming Thursday, December […]

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