Musical Misery: November Album Releases

After a year like 2017, some have turned to music as the last dependable crutch to rely on after hearing about this year’s many tragedies and letdowns. And while there’s been a more amazing music released in 2017 than minutes in a year, this year has also been full of its own musical disappointments. Most […]

New Cat Cafe is the Purr-fect Spot to Unwind

A few blocks away from Seattle University campus on Belmont and Pine, the new Neko Seattle Cat Cafe offers a place for cat-lovers of all ages to relax and interact with some furry adoptable cats. This cafe experience has been open for three weeks and adds a different mix to the coffee and happy hour […]

Getting to the Pun-ch Line

Pun lovers of Seattle united at Pundamonium on Nov. 8th, where contestants vied for the title of best pun maker. The event, held at Peddler Brewing Company, took the style of a poetry slam but with many more belly-laughs and winces. Peddler Brewing Company was packed with attendees awaiting a night bound to be full […]

Local Art Exhibition Explores Labor and Value

Fruit peels, bent pins and broken porcelain vessels dangled from the walls of the 4Culture gallery in Pioneer Square on Thursday, Nov. 2. This assortment of objects was a part of an installation called “Production Valued,” which is the brainchild of Satpreet Kahlon, a Seattle-based artist from Punjab, India. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR Draping […]

“Art to Read” Showcases Complexity in Books and Comics

Intricate drawings, abstract art, and rhythmic music filled the Seattle Center for the Short Run Comix and Art Festival on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Short Run Comix and Art Festival showcased artists that created work imagining books in obscure ways through art and comics. Artists reimagined books through installation pieces, hand-drawn comics and sketches. Some […]

Critic’s Corner: Stranger Things 2 Is an ‘Eleven’ Out of Ten

Nine episodes of “Stranger Things 2” were released on Netflix on Oct. 27, just in time to relish the eerie special effects used to illustrate the alternate world of the upside-down for “Halloweekend” binge-watching. COURTESY OF COMICBOOKHERO The second season of “Stranger Things” picks up where the first season left off. The common notion that […]

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