Critic’s Corner: ‘San Andreas’

When I was in first grade back in 2001, I experienced my first and only earthquake. I don’t remember much of it, except for the teacher shouting “Remember what we practiced!” over and over. That was 14 years ago, and now the Pacific Northwest is supposedly due for a massive earthquake. Will it be as […]

I Scream you Scream, We All Scream for…

Anyone who ends up on Capitol Hill with an ice cream craving has some very tough decisions to make. Over the course of the 2010s, ten square blocks of Capitol Hill have played host to a veritable ice cream renaissance. Of course there’s Molly Moon’s—one of their massive scoops on a homemade waffle cone is […]

Get Jazzed About Guitar at Seattle U

Going to school on Capitol Hill—one of the biggest cultural hubs in the state of Washington, if not the country—is a big deal for a student musician. Audrey Mallinak • The Spectator Each with guitars as unique as their personalities, this Guitar Jam class enjoys makin’ sweet music together. Popular bands and solo artists come […]

Fine Arts Seniors, It’s Our Honor to Showcase You

This month, six of Seattle University’s top artists are graduating—but before they enter the professional art world, you still have one more chance to see their work on campus. Next Friday is the annual Fine Arts Departmental Honors Showcase, featuring works by exemplary seniors majoring in the arts. This year’s event features six seniors from […]

Critic’s Corner: ‘Tomorrowland’

Depending on who you ask, the future is either a bleak, apocalyptic wasteland (“Mad Max” anyone?) or it is a shining, clean utopia where everything is pretty and science reigns. Director Brad Bird’s “Tomorrowland” plays with this idea, teases an inevitable apocalypse, and suggests that we can all change the future. But despite these complex […]

What The Heck Is A Byrek?

In the restaurant world, running and maintaining a successful shop is easier said than done. There is a lot of time, hard work and money involved in making a restaurant run, let alone run well. But Capitol Hill’s newest food venture seems to be primed for a successful run. Byrek and Baguette is here to […]

A Smashing Evening At Smash Putt

Smash Putt is a temporary art exhibit (kind of) golf course (kind of) and bar (actually though). Located on 23rd and Union, the place is full of 18 “holes” that are built to challenge every preconceived notion of golf that you’ve ever had. In fact, I would venture to call it a post-modern golf course. […]

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