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Comedy

Koffee and Komedy

At the brightly lit People’s Republic Kafe (coffee shop), along with the cheery lighting, there also comes a warm welcoming attitude courtesy of Kevin Hyder and Tristan Devin, the founders of the “People’s Republic of Komedy” back in 2005. Since then have created a friendly, supportive venue for an open mic that they have really great comics flock there every Friday night for The People’s Republic Open Mic night. We’re talking really funny comics…

Oregon Shadow Theater's Thumbelina
Theater

This Week In Theater: Puppets, Musical Phone Sex, Mud That’s Fancy, and More

Rolling right along with January, this weekend brings us the kind of theatrical variety platter that makes us the envy of the West Coast: A world premiere by one company, another up North, fourteen from a different company, the return of a Northwest puppet staple, some semi-absurdist silliness, and a staged reading on Monday, why not?

Sky Fish
News

Evening Edition: RIP, South Seattle Beacon

Gregoire continues stepping it up before she steps out, a shady pastor pleads guilty, the death of another newspaper that’s served Seattle neighborhoods for nearly 100 years, and more.

Fiction

Tour De Farce

Emily had always assumed that someday she would grow to be a wise, old woman with refined tastes; as if the knowledge of fine wines and fine arts would simply come with gray hair…

Fashion

SAL University: Eternity in a Ruffle

Seattle Arts & Lectures is presenting Eternity in a Ruffle: Fashion in Art, Art in Fashion, a five-session lecture series on the history of modern fashion and the ideas it engenders and engages. From what we wear to who we are, fashion is both a means of self-expression and a way that our times mark us historically. Tina Witherspoon agrees, and explores the implications of the series’ subject in her inaugural piece.

News

Evening Edition: Bad Lieutenant, Port Of Call Seattle

A busy news day, indeed: A new black-eye for the SPD; waffling politicos in Olympia; the Supreme Court puts its foot down on education reform; 520 Bridge tolling is all right; Dan Savage’s original act of civic duty; and, for dessert, a claymation version of a scifi/horror classic.