Category Archives: Culture
Seattle has always wanted to be San Francisco, according to Star regular Jeff Stevens. That's the thesis of the latest excerpt from his upcoming Seattle history book, featured at the Star this fine Monday morning. Click, read, enjoy.
This week we bring you a nice clean EPUB of Lawrence Lessig's book about political corruption.
We conclude Evan Dahm's marvelous graphic novel, Rice Boy, this weekend. If you haven't read it all...do so.
Tamiko Nimura introduces her daughters to Bon Odori, the Japanese tradition of dance where the past co-mingles with the present and future.
Once upon a time, citizen activists tried to stop the construction of Interstate 5 through Seattle. Jeff Stevens tells the tale.
A fresh excerpt from City of Anxiety: An Alternative History of Seattle, a book-length work in progress by Star regular Jeff Stevens.
It was twenty years ago today: Real Change taught the DSA to play. Jeff Stevens brings you further Seattle activism history.
Raymond Murphy talks about the finer points foreclosure with two high-profile examples featuring the work of SAFE.
Seattle's University District might seem like a sleepy place these days, but circa 1969, it was a hotbed of radicalism, revolutionary fervor, and -- 45 years ago this week -- violent rioting. Jeff Stevens tells you all about it.
In which Max Reif attempts to enlist Mr. Sandman in his personal war against a platoon of anti-sleep preschoolers.