Yours In Art Is Yours Once Again

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” or so the adage goes. You could, however, opt for a poem—Yours in Art would love to see either. With their first zine successfully published in the winter of last year, Yours in Art is back with an up-and- coming second zine. The publication’s tentative release date will ...

Q&A With SU Artist In Residence Jason Hirata

Artist Jason Hirata is known for his constantly shifting, situation-specific artworks—launching a cell phone into space, baking carbon-infused, edible black bread and creating drawings out of his own sweat are just a few of his recent projects. Since graduating from the University of Washington in 2009, Hirata has explored a wide range of artistic practices. ...

Critic’s Corner: ‘Mortdecai’

Johnny Depp is known for portraying some crazy characters—like Edward Scissorhands, Willy Wonka, Captain Jack Sparrow—and his role in “Mortdecai” is no exception. Courtesy of Lionsgate Studios. Director David Koepp’s new film is based on the first book in the Mortdecai Trilogy by Kyril Bonfiglioli. While the trilogy is labeled as a suspense and mystery, ...

What’s Nue, Seattle?

You would think that being surrounded by diverse eateries would help indecisive individuals to more easily choose a place to dine at, but think again. Stroll down Capitol Hill and you are immediately bombarded by establishment after appealing establishment to tease the rumblings of your tummy. Whether it’s the impeccable Mexican cuisine of Barrio on ...

Chop Suey Closes up Shop, SU Bands Reminisce

“Another one bites the dust,” as Queen sings—and as Chop Suey appropriately named its farewell concert. The beloved nightclub, which has spent the last 14 years at the corner of Madison Street and 14th Avenue in a 77-year-old building, said goodbye to Capitol Hill this last Sunday, and officially closed on Tuesday. Among other music ...

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