Gluten-free Goodies Come to Capitol Hill

Nicole Schlaeppi • The Spectator The famous gluton free bakery called NuFlower which has a frequent stand at the Sunday Broadway Farmers Market now has a permanent location up on 15th avenue and Republican. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin bread—gluten-free pumpkin bread, that is. Also brownies, cookies, cakes, pastries and even bacon and egg focaccia—all ...

Pop Art Finds a New Home on the Hill

Gods, monsters and more are lurking at Ltd. Art Gallery’s new location. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, the pop art museum is moving into its new location at 501 E Pine Street. Their first exhibit will be themed “Gods and Monsters.” The lease at Ltd. Art Gallery’s previous location a few blocks away was up, and ...

Death in Classic and Contemporary Film

Graceful, gratuitous, or simply egregious, death in film is here to stay. Mortality is a recurring theme that transcends genre, time period and cultural context. This Thursday, American playwright and director Dr. Daniel Sullivan will come to Seattle University to speak about the powerful medium. The event, titled “Death in Classic and Contemporary Film,” will ...

Seattle Symphony Makes Classical Casual

Seattle Symphony’s late-night [untitled] music series ditches the conventional concert-going experience of strict seating, fancy attire and three-hour long performances. At [untitled] performances, concertgoers can sit on floor mats or stand up to get drinks from the bar counter all while watching the symphony perform against the visually stunning backdrop of Seattle. The annual contemporary ...

Critic’s Corner: “Gone Girl”

“Gone Girl” is a murder mystery involving a ludicrously normal couple with a ridiculously complex story arc. In the film’s opening shot, we see the wife Amy, played by Rosamund Pike, staring straight into the camera. Her husband Nick, played by the undeniably villainous Ben Affleck, narrates his character’s thought process: “What are you thinking? ...

How Do You Like Manao?

Over the years, a several-block swath of south Capitol Hill has become a miniature restaurant row. We owe it, at least in part, to two prolific restaurateurs: Ethan Stowell anchors 15th Avenue with Bar Cotto and Anchovies and Olives, and just a few blocks down, Jason Stratton turns out some of the city’s best Italian ...

Breaking Down Elements: Moirés and Pixels

If you’ve walked past Seattle University’s Hedreen Gallery recently, you may have noticed it is currently showcasing paintings, letterpress pieces and, oh yeah, a mountainous installation of trees. These art pieces are the work of New York–based Brad Ewing and Seattle-based Cable Griffith, who are the featured artists at Hedreen Gallery. Ewing, a specialist in ...

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