Dubbels and Triples and Wits, Oh My!
We all know that “Belgium” is synonymous with “beer.” There is no questions or doubt in anyone’s mind that the country is notorious…
This Week In Theater: The First Big Wave Arrives
It has arrived a little earlier than expected: 2012’s first massive wave of theatrical activity is here! José Amador guides through the various productions about town, and tries to give them all the attention they deserve.
Macha Monkey’s Thebes at ToJ
Change is afoot in the very small town of Thebes as it approaches its mayoral election. There Mary Johnston, a Christian woman emanating down-home manners of social and moral pragmatism and poise, is seeking office against Joe, the incumbent candidate with whom she shares both an affection and some personal history.
The First Annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards Have Arrived
Announcing the birth of a new set of awards for local theater: The Gypsy Rose Lee Awards.
José Amador discusses the main difference between this and other awards, namely that the honorees were arrived at by the consensus of a group of theater critics, of which he and Omar Willey were but two.
Seattle Improv Brings the Funny With Its 10th Annual SFIT
Wing-It Productions will be bringing the funny next month with the 10th Annual Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (SFIT), which brings together talented improvisors and production companies from all over the world. The weekend long festival gives audiences the chance to compare and contrast different improv styles, forms, and above all else, bust a serious gut.
Erin McKean, American Lexicographer
Erin McKean is the author of several word-focused books and holder of a position on the advisory board of Wikipedia. It was only a matter of time before she created some new way of looking at language.
Day of Remembrance 2012 Taiko Festival
In honor of Japanese American Day of Remembrance and the 70th anniversary signing of Executive Order 9066, the Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee, Friends of Minidoka, and Seattle University are proud to present this year’s Day of Remembrance Taiko Festival 2012. Seven taiko (Japanese drumming) groups are performing.
Author Reading: Krys Lee
Krys Lee reads from her debut short story collection, Drifting House.
Foodportunity Networking Party
Networking event with food professionals in the Seattle area. Tastes from Tom Douglas Restaurants, Rover’s/ Luc,The Inn at Langley, The Coterie Room, Local 360, Harborside, Il Corvo Pasta, Volunteer Park Café and many more.
As February nears, poetry returns. This one is from one of Port Angeles’ finest, Jerry Kraft.
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