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Events that won't cost more than $10 for March 23-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. This weekend, there are plenty of options...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Chase Burns She done already done had herses! Viacom Media Networks. Collage by author. Eight years ago, RuPaul Charles birthed her child, RuPaul's Drag Race, with the help of a daddy named Logo TV. There were low expectations for this child. (Gay...
From: The Stranger | By: Chase Burns | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The Week in Weed for March 24, 2017. by Amber Cortes Jimmy Buffett: Margaritaville is a state of mind...and a trademark. Al Schaben via Getty Images Some fascinating factoids and stories for this week’s Week in Weed: cannabis sales are through the...
From: The Stranger | By: Amber Cortes | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Dan Savage I screwed up. Here’s the deal, though. I have been dating a great guy for FIVE years now, but we have ALWAYS been long distance. 2,000 miles. Some months we don’t even see each other. That means no sex and I am not the best at taking...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Ned Lannamann On Monday, it was announced that Detroiters has been renewed for a second season. This is fantastic news, because the series, not yet through its terrific first season on Comedy Central, deserves to have many, many more eyes on it. Tuesday...
From: The Stranger | By: Ned Lannamann | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Katie Kurtz Jim Woodring: The Pig Went Down to the Harbor at Sunrise and Wept is on display at Frye Art Museum through April 16. JIM WOODRING In the dream, a turquoise dog with a curved horn for a snout walks quietly up to me. A magenta dog joins...
From: The Stranger | By: Katie Kurtz | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Charles Mudede Black and want to be president? Watch Sidney Poitier's character in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Columbia PicturesWhat Trump's Presidency Is Telling Black People Every Day: The great black American James Baldwin noted that the message...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Ana Sofia Knauf Well, fuck. ORHAN CAM/SHUTTERSTOCK As if all the news about Trumpcare wasn't terrifying enough, United States senators voted 50-48 today to repeal broadband privacy rules created by the Federal Communications Commission requiring internet...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Ana Sofia Knauf The patio of the Twilight Exit, a place writer Marti Jonjak can't quite forget. Kelly O On January 27, 2013, James Anderson walked into the Central District's Twilight Exit and shot two people: his 24-year-old girlfriend and bouncer...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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by Ned Lannamann Life Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A small group of people—oh, let’s say six or seven of them—are floating around somewhere up in space, when they learn they’re sharing their cramped quarters with a nasty, seemingly...
From: The Stranger | By: Ned Lannamann | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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by Bri Brey Go go Power Rangers! Power Rangers these days, amirite? They're all shiny and sleek! Their mouths move when they speak! They've got Bryan Cranston as their disembodied-head mentor! Ugh. They're like, totally AWESOME. MY Power Rangers had...
From: The Stranger | By: Bri Brey | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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by Dan Savage Despite the fact that the Anchorage Assembly—their city council—has long had "a dominant progressive bloc," as Alaska Dispatch News columnist Charles Wohlforth wrote in a recent column assessing the city's upcoming Assembly races, no...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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by Rich Smith “Today is a victory for 24 million Americans who will continue to have health care," Rep. Jayapal said in a statement. JOHN BOAL Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) is one of the many Democrats celebrating Trumpcare's...
From: The Stranger | By: Rich Smith | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Suzette Smith CHIPS Oh my god! What a stupid, beautiful movie. I was having a rotten day before I watched CHIPS, but its explosion-heavy, progressive-bro comedy motored my frown upside down. That’s a dumb thing to say, but this is a dumb movie....
From: The Stranger | By: Suzette Smith | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Sean Nelson The album is out today; Mount Eerie plays Neptune Theatre in Seattle on April 19. The new Mount Eerie album, A Crow Looked at Me, begins with a perfect statement of the contradiction that comes up again and again through its devastated,...
From: The Stranger | By: Sean Nelson | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Charles Mudede Trumpcare's tomb? Royalty-free/gettyimages.comEveryone on the left is happy that Trumpcare has, for now, collapsed. But this is not a real victory for the left. It is, when properly examined, a huge setback. All we are doing is defending...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Rich Smith *TV news reporter voice* Excuse me, Congressman Reichert! How does it feel to be hung out to dry by GOP leadership? Congressman? MARK WILSON/GETTY Immediately following Trumpcare/Ryancare's failure, a very exclusive congressional club formed....
From: The Stranger | By: Rich Smith | Friday, March 24, 2017
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The Stranger's weekly shortlist of new music you’ll like. March 24: Kendrick Lamar, Diamanda Galás, Ride, and more. by Dave Segal Diamanda Galás—still freaking in tongues. Austin Young Editor's note: You may have noticed that there are now...
From: The Stranger | By: Dave Segal | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Megan Burbank The Last Word The Last Word, starring Shirley MacLaine as a miserable old woman and Amanda Seyfried as the ornery journalist writing her obituary ahead of time, could’ve been a celebration of lady curmudgeons. And for the first 45...
From: The Stranger | By: Megan Burbank | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Rich Smith Seattle Jewish Film Festival screens On the Map April 2. When my Jewish mother dead-bolted the doors at night in our small-town Missouri apartment because, as she always said, "you never know" when the Nazis are coming back, I laughed at...
From: The Stranger | By: Rich Smith | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Eli Sanders Oops. We're fucked. Zach Gibson / Getty What's going in DC today? Who knows! House Speaker Paul Ryan is rushing to the White House to tell President Donald Trump that he doesn't have the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. But the White...
From: The Stranger | By: Eli Sanders | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Ana Sofia Knauf We all die someday, but we shouldn't have to die like this. MICHELLE STRAKA The GOP Doesn't Have the Votes: After a vote on the American Health Care Act was delayed yesterday, Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that Republicans "fall...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Kathy Fennessy Youth!Suffused with shades of gold and jade, Argyris Papadimitropoulos's Suntan looks like a sunny Eric Rohmer film, but plays more like a gloomy Claude Chabrol. Kostis Makridis (Chevalier's Makis Papadimitriou), a new doctor on the...
From: The Stranger | By: Kathy Fennessy | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Ana Sofia Knauf Temple De Hirsch Sinai was vandalized with hateful graffiti by a local bigot earlier this month. The graffiti was later covered up. ASK There have been more than 100 threats made against Jewish community centers and schools since January,...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Dan Savage @MAStateToday The #DeathPanel #RichMenWalking And now a message from #ElizabethWarrenpic.twitter.com/VmpAUNtJ3r— TrumpNutz (@BuddyCaper) March 24, 2017 [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Ana Sofia Knauf The Guardian front page, Friday 24 March 2017: Killed by a homegrown terrorist pic.twitter.com/ADO6XRquZs— The Guardian (@guardian) March 23, 2017 British officials stated that England-born Khalid Masood, 52, is responsible...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Friday, March 24, 2017
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by Sydney Brownstone Washington State Supreme Court to Trump administration: Back. Off. cosmonaut/Getty Images On Monday, a Trump administration report reprimanded two counties in Washington State—King and Snohomish—for not cooperating with the president's...
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Dan Savage JOE NEWTONI recently spoke at Curious Minds Weekend in Toronto at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Audience members submitted questions on cards before the show—anonymously—but the moderator, Lisan Jutras of the Globe and Mail, and I...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Amber Cortes Pacific Science Center Dan Callister via Getty Images No one knows how to stretch a dollar better than non-profits. A little goes a long way, which is the idea behind Access for All, an initiative that was brought before the budgeting...
From: The Stranger | By: Amber Cortes | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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T2 Trainspotting, The Seattle Jewish Film Festival, Being John Malkovich, And More Picks For March 23-26 by Stranger Things To Do Staff This weekend at the movies, skip so-so films like The Last Word (which plays like an HBO drama that suddenly turns...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Ana Sofia Knauf PSA: Stay home if you're sick! UW Libraries It's spring! The world is blooming! There's sun again (kind of)! And seemingly everyone is still getting sick. The University of Washington, however, is dealing with a bit more than the common...
From: The Stranger | By: Ana Sofia Knauf | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Heidi Groover lol Mark Wilson / getty The Associated Press, NPR, MSNBC, Politico, and others are reporting that Republicans have failed to strike a deal on the American Health Care Act (aka Trumpcare) and are delaying tonight's planned vote on the...
From: The Stranger | By: Heidi Groover | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Chase Burns Prince Puma (left) and Dragos (right) are babes. They’ll also jump off a second-story balcony to kick a dude in his sternum. Did you feel your TV rumble? Do you have a sudden urge to buy a shiny mask? Do you want to knock down your...
From: The Stranger | By: Chase Burns | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Rich Smith Hey King County, would you pay $30 a year so that 285,000 kids can have an arts, science, and culture education? Asking for a friend. Washington State Department of Transportation Wednesday morning, supporters of an initiative called Access...
From: The Stranger | By: Rich Smith | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Marc Mohan Woody Harrelson takes on the titular role in Wilson. Everybody loves a misanthrope, right? Well, maybe not everybody, but there’s a long American tradition of giving it up for the curmudgeons and the cranks, especially when they can make...
From: The Stranger | By: Marc Mohan | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Charles Mudede James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old white male, entered a police substation in Times Square and allegedly told the police he killed a black man because he hates black people. Creative RF/gettyimages.com According to New York City authorities,...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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