Golf Gone Wild: A Hole-in-One for Smash Putt

Smash Putt is not your average mini golf course. The seasonal golf course’s unusual holes, which feature scratch-and-sniff technology, bomb shelters and laser beams, prove that creators Jeremy Franklin-Ross and Mike McCracken don’t just want to entertain—they want to redefine miniature golf. “After a cross country road trip where Jeremy’s girlfriend forced him to stop […]

New Production ‘Buries’ the American Dream

Viewers will likely experience lingering astonishment and bewilderment after viewing “Buried Child,” the Seattle University theater department’s production at the Lee Center for the Arts. Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama breaks down many family stereotypes through the depiction of an ultra-dysfunctional 1970s Illinois family. The story centers on Vince (Lucas Kiehn-Thilman) who, on his way […]

New Production ‘Buries’ the American Dream

Viewers will likely experience lingering astonishment and bewilderment after viewing “Buried Child,” the Seattle University theater department’s production at the Lee Center for the Arts. Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama breaks down many family stereotypes through the depiction of an ultra-dysfunctional 1970s Illinois family. The story centers on Vince (Lucas Kiehn-Thilman) who, on his way […]

Karaoke is Something to Sing About

On any night of the week, people can participate in or watch others sing their hearts out in karaoke-related establishments all across the world. Karaoke in the Pacific Northwest has set the music world abuzz. In January, The New York Times called Portland’s karaoke scene the next great musical revolution. The Times compared karaoke in […]

County’s Homeless Tally Up 5% in 2012

The shortened dreary days and crisp temperatures that come with the Seattle winter season are conditions thousands of people have to endure every day and night without shelter. The Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness (SKCCH), the oldest independent homeless advocacy organization in the country, sent over 800 volunteers out in the wee hours of Jan. […]

The Rep Gets Dirty For ‘American Buffalo’

Robbery themes in films like “Reservoir Dogs” and “Ocean’s Eleven” have left audiences on the edge of their seats. In the tradition of these heist-centered stories, David Mamet’s play “American Buffalo” leaves viewers feeling the same sense of suspense. The Seattle Repertory Theater’s production of “American Buffalo” by David Mamet is set in a 1970s […]

Meet Red Robin’s Hip, Drunk Sibling

There’s a Red Robin on the Hill. Well, sort of. On Jan. 2, Sam’s Tavern—a bar inspired by Red Robin’s original restaurant and owned by a family member of the chain’s creators—opened on the busy corner of Pike Street and 10th Ave. Owner James Snyder is following in the footsteps of his family. Red Robin […]

Double Feature Opens At Lee Center

Two senior theatre majors took over the Lee Center for the Arts main stage last weekend, where their one-act plays of “The Actor’s Nightmare” and “Rain” are being featured. Director Robert Keene’s pick, “The Actor’s Nightmare” by Christopher Durang, keeps the audience guessing throughout the non-naturalistic comedy. The main character George Spelvin, played by Connor […]

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