Eagles’ Rock Melodies Soar at Safeco Field

Safeco Field erupted in energy Saturday evening when the Doobie Brother’s took the stage as the opening act in The Classic Northwest tour. The stage surged in light and noise as the Doobie’s kicked off the concert with a spirited rendition of “Jesus Is Just Alright”. The beat of their drums resonated to the heart […]

Tacocat Showcases Glittery Eccentricity at Doc Martens

Bright pink balloons and abundant amounts of glitter, stars, and jewels embellished the instruments of the Seattle-based band Tacocat as they played at the Doc Martens store in Downtown Seattle last Thursday. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • SPECTATOR Local band, Tacocat, performs at the Dr. Martens store in downtown Seattle. First expectations held ideas of innocence and […]

British Blossoms Play on American Soil

Tom Ogden looked up from his guitar between songs. “This is the most intimate show we’ve done in a long time,” the singer said coyly to the crowd of roughly 40 people. ELISE WANG • THE SPECTATOR England’s rising band, Blossoms, performs at the Vera Project during their first stop in the U.S. “Intimate” is certainly […]

Barrio Biesta XXIII Explores Family, Feminism and Financial

“Kung may kahirapan, may katatagan” means “Where there is hardship, there is resilience.” This phrase is the overarching theme for this year’s iteration of UFC’s cornerstone event, Barrio. VIA UNITED FILIPINO CLUB Performers during Barrio 2016. Performing arts has the ability to place us in a different reality from our own and make us see […]

Vera Project Hosts “Party Against the Patriarchy”

On Friday, Seattle’s Vera Project was packed with Seattle’s hippest and best- dressed youths, there for Itchy B’s Feminist Club’s fourth Party Against the Patriarchy. These shows aim to provide a space for young people of all identities and backgrounds to gather, dance and express themselves in a safe and inclusive setting. The theme this […]

Kanye Impresses On “The Saint Pablo” Tour

Kanye West said he’s the number one most impactful artist of our generation, and has equated himself to the likes of Steve Jobs and Walt Disney. Kanye has always stirred commotion for himself in the public eye. PHOTO COURTESY • VIA GOOGLE IMAGES This kind of self-righteousness turns many away from the rapper, but after […]

Rapper Mick Jenkins Brings the Love

Fresh off releasing his debut album, “The Healing Component,” Mick Jenkins brought down The Crocodile in a show for the ages on Thursday Sept. 29. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR The 25-year-old Chicago rapper started off his “Quest for Love” tour by selling out his show in Seattle. As a rising star who has just […]

New Hedreen Gallery Curator Wants You to Feel Weird

Most students might not realize that there are three art galleries on campus. The most renowned, the Vachon, occupies the Fine Arts building while the Kinsey is situated in the Admissions building. The third—and most overlooked—is the Hedreen Gallery, which occupies prime real estate on 12th Ave across from the Chieftain. Despite this excellent location, […]

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