Archive for the ‘Mount Vernon’ Category


West Hollywood loses city’s bright-pink dog

“I would say, ‘How can you miss it?’ ” said John Duran, a West Hollywood city councilman. “It’s 200 pounds, pink and wearing tennis shoes.” The Seattle Times: The Arts

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Step up for a free chamber-music preview

Regular festival-goers have probably already marked their calendars for the Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Summer Festival, to be held June 29-July 26 at Benaroya Hall. Chamber-music newbies, as well as anyone who wants a taste of this year’s fest, are invited to a free SCMS multimedia The Seattle Times: The Arts

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A sublime, profound ‘War Requiem’ at SSO | Classical review

A review of Seattle Symphony’s performance of Britten’s moving, seldom-heard War Requiem. The Seattle Times: The Arts

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A new, light-filled art museum for Bainbridge and West Sound

Five years in the making, the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art — with a focus on regional art, especially work from the western side of Puget Sound — opens June 14, 2013. The Seattle Times: The Arts

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‘Other Desert Cities’: A family’s personal, and political, pain

A review of the terrific ACT Theatre staging of Jon Robin Baitz’s “Other Desert Cities,” playing through June 30, 2013. The Seattle Times: The Arts

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An airy, economical home for a modern Seattle family

The couple built a contemporary home because, “there are not a lot of modern houses in Seattle” to buy for less than $ 1 million, the homeowner says. The Seattle Times: Home & Garden

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An everyday couple, their valuable art and how SAM got it

Seattle Art Museum is a recipient of works from citizen collectors Herb and Dorothy Vogel, New York civil servants who had an amazing eye for emerging minimalist and conceptual artists. The Vogels distributed their multimillion-dollar collection across the U.S. The Seattle Times: The Arts

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Name this photo, and win dinner at Dahlia Lounge

Seattle artist Mark Calderon has an intriguing show on now at Greg Kucera Gallery. One of his pieces in the show, a sculpture called “Reflect,” is shown here. The shape is reminiscent of a stomach, but that’s not what it represents — it’s actually a specific geographica The Seattle Times: The Arts

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New, improved dogwoods add strength and variety to beauty

Breeders have jumped in to create anthracnose-resistant cultivars. The Seattle Times: Home & Garden

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David Pfeiffer takes yard from dull to dynamic (and great for kids) in Medina

The family hired the landscape architect to turn their yard into a nature sanctuary as well as a place for their two young girls to play. The Seattle Times: Home & Garden

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