The Neptune Theatre in Seattle’s University District is reopening in July

Image by geralt, courtesy Pixabay After being closed for a year due to COVID, the historic Neptune Theatre in the University District of Seattle is reopening on July 10 for a series of Saturday night shows: July 10 at 9 p.m.—Sango, Dave B, and Stas THEE BossJuly 17 at 7:30 p.m.—Steve HofstetterJuly 24 at 9 … Continue reading The Neptune Theatre in Seattle’s University District is reopening in July

Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Photo by Cheryl Landes In August 2020, 100 years after women permanently won the right to vote in the U.S., the Washington State Histoical Society hosted a video series called the Suffrage Special Whistle Stop Tour. The videos are based on the real-life "Suffrage Special" train that carried Washington State and national suffragists across the … Continue reading Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, Washington, is one of the attractions listed in the new Sparking Curiosity guide from the Seattle Times. (photo by Cheryl Landes) Are you looking for place where you can learn about new and upcoming museum exhibits in the Seattle and Tacoma metro areas without hopping from site to site? … Continue reading Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

2021 spring Seattle Restaurant Week runs the entire month of April

If you're craving something different, want to return to favorite eating places, or just want to explore Seattle's restaurant scene more, check out the twice-yearly restaurant week. This spring, the event is on for the entire month of April. Eat in (if allowed by public health guidelines), order for takeout, or get it delivered. The … Continue reading 2021 spring Seattle Restaurant Week runs the entire month of April

house of sueños audio drama weaves Spanish, English, and Hamlet into a true-life story

Salvadoran-American playright Meme Garcia tells her life story of family, mental health, and the power of dreams in house of sueños, a five-part audio drama. The podcast interweaves Spanish and English with elements of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Five years after their father disappears, Rina and Amelia prepare to celebrate their mother's new marriage. Their lives turn … Continue reading house of sueños audio drama weaves Spanish, English, and Hamlet into a true-life story

Black Restaurant Week through February 28

Chicken with potatoes, green beans, brussels sprouts, carrots and mushrooms, roasted in a cast iron skillet (photo courtesy iStock) Black Restaurant Week celebrates the culinary talents and achievements of African American-owned restaurants throughout the United States. Different cities and regions schedule this event through the year. This week, it's in the Pacific Northwest. This year's … Continue reading Black Restaurant Week through February 28