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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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Book report: party tonight with Kurt B. Reighley at the Sunset

If you missed last week’s reading at Elliott Bay Bookstore, fret not — while you won’t get any verbal prose tonight, you can still join the party for Kurt B. Reighley’s new book, United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement. He’ll be […]

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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers' Poll Winners

Upset. The word of the our 2008 Best Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers’ Poll is upset. With the Fleet Foxes winning readers and critical polls alike, who would’ve thought they wouldn’t get top honors in our humble little Northwest poll? But they didn’t — they placed a distant second to New Faces, another debut record […]

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Record Store Day @ Easy Street

Happy (almost) Record Store Day! (It's April 19th, in case you hadn't heard.) To celebrate, Easy Street Records is hosting a great free all-ages show at the Queen Anne location. Music starts at 5PM with special guest star Anna, followed by Mark Pickerel, and then the incomparable Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter anchoring the […]

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TONIGHT: Great music for a great cause

Tonight's stellar lineup at the Showbox has assembled for a very sad yet very worthy cause — a benefit for Talia Reyna, a local woman with a very dangerous form of brain cancer and a very crappy insurance company not willing to buck up and pay for her chemo. I hate hearing stories like this […]

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