Critic’s Corner: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

There’s a special kind of beauty that is portrayed in “Mad Max: Fury Road”—the beauty of insanity. From its pulse-pounding opening to its hourlong car chases and its absurd, desolate wasteland, “Fury Road” grabs you by the waistband and yanks you into a post-apocalyptic action movie that is exceedingly fresh and chaotic among cookie-cutter blockbusters—and ...

Six Serious Sandwich Shops of Seattle

Siri Smith Staff Writer Memorial Day is just around the corner, and the weather is due to be sunny (fingers crossed). Don’t simply spend your sunny Monday off from school inside, procrastinating on homework (I know you are, it’s okay). Spend it outside at parks like Cal Anderson, Volunteer, Discovery or Ravenna. And while you’re ...

Q&A With Visiting Artist Kristin Cammermeyer

Kristin Cammermeyer is the type of artist who likes to think outside the box—or rather, outside the limiting four sides of a canvas. In fact, the Los Angeles-based artist treats the entire studio as her canvas, using organic, sustainable materials on location to make new site-specific installations. Many of Cammermeyer’s works incorporate stop motion animation, ...

Critic’s Corner: Translations Film Festival

Trans portrayal in the media has often been one-dimensional, lacking meaningful concern for the wide-ranging and pervasive issues facing the trans community. Such representation often pigeonholes trans people, and cisgender audiences grow to understand a flawed and sensationalized idea of trans identity. For the past ten years, those involved with the Translations Transgender Film Festival ...

Students Share ‘Fragments’ of Their Work

Creating art is typically a solitary activity. It requires patience, time and a decent amount of frustration and self-doubt. This is why the unveiling of any creative work—after hours upon hours of perfecting it—is worth celebrating. Last Tuesday evening, several of Seattle University’s student writers and artists were able to do just that. The 57th ...

Local Filmmakers Tackle Social Justice

Film is not just for dazzling love stories or dynamic action flicks—it has also become a popular medium to showcase important social issues. The film industry has magnified the power of a single voice and helped it create social change. Seattle University will be joining in on this conversation this Friday as the Seattle U ...

Cheese, Greens and Ice Cream at Chophouse row

Those who frequent Melrose Market know that it’s kind of a community wonderland. Different permanent vendors make space to sell their wines, meats, beeswax candles and anything else you can package into a mason jar. Liz Dunn, co-developer of Melrose Market, has put together a new project on Capitol Hill. It’s called Chophouse Row, and ...

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