Critic’s corner: ‘unfriended’

Who would have thought that hitting the ‘unfriend’ button could have such dire consequences? Director Levan Gabriadze’s “Unfriended” presents a new and unique storyline of social media horror. Six high school students take part in a video chat a year after one of their classmates, Laura Barns (Heather Sossaman), committed suicide. Laura’s spirit takes control ...

Music Students End The Year on a High Note

What do you get when you combine Seattle University students, esteemed judges, exceptional musical talents and awesome prizes? The answer will conveniently take place this weekend. On Sunday, Seattle U is hosting its very first Young Artists Festival and Competition. Sponsored by the music division in the department of performing arts and arts leadership, the ...

New Sushi Joint Rolls up on Capitol Hill

If Musashi’s sushi bar was a person, it would be that good friend you go to for advice—it’s straightforward, unintimidating and reliable. Gokan by Musashi’s, however, is his sexier and more stylish jetsetter cousin with whom you’d probably like to become better acquainted. Taylor DeLavega • The Spectator Capitol Hill’s newest sushi bar by chef ...

Digital Design Students Renovate Vachon

Seattle University’s digital design students are used to editing and re-editing their artwork—but not to this extent. This week they are opening their annual digital design exhibit in Vachon Gallery on campus. The theme for this year’s show is “RE: Reshape, Rethink, Redesign.” The show will feature the artwork of students in the digital design ...

Local Bands Flock to Quadstock 2015

Birds are chirping, the sun is out, school is almost over for the summer. Every May, Student Events & Activities Council organizes one of the biggest events of the school year to celebrate all of this (and to give students a place to de-stress before finals week). Quadstock has been a Seattle University tradition for ...

‘the common S E N S E’: A Touchy Subject?

Upon the shelves surrounding me in the Henry Art Gallery, neatly placed stacks of newsprint paper sit side-by-side. Each stack contains a different short passage. One of them quotes a line from Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale,”: “Behind me I feel her presence … A woman made into an angel, waiting to ...

Harmony Arnold Dresses Up ‘Jacques Brel’

‘Jacques Brel’ Review It’s hard to listen to Jacques Brel’s music without being touched by the haunting solemnity floating in the lyrics—even if you don’t understand French. Brel was a hugely influential Belgian singer-songwriter who sang with a whole lot of heart, engaging each song passionately, sweat pouring down his face as he belted his ...

Meat & Bread—Need We Say More?

Confession one: between Vancouver, B.C., Seattle and Portland, Vancouver is my favorite Cascadian city (sorry Seattle). Confession two: I generally try to stick to a fairly strict vegetarian diet, but I broke my rules to eat at Capitol Hill’s latest sandwich shop, Meat & Bread. Originally from Vancouver, B.C., Meat & Bread is wildly popular ...

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