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History on Ice in Red Army

How the USSR Won Six Hockey Gold Medals but Lost Its Soul

Will Smith's Fall from Commercial Grace

Or, I'm the DJ, He's the Former Number-One Box-Office Star in the World

Music »

Metal Is Inherently Absurd

But That Doesn't Mean It's a Joke—Just Ask Mutoid Man

THEE History: A Photographic Timeline of How THEESatisfaction Came to Be

Who They Were, How They Met, and Where They're Going

"Fine, I'm Having a Midlife Crisis"

Caribou's Dan Snaith Comes to Terms with Being Accessible

My Philosophy

New Seattle Rap Calls Out Macklemore

Theater »

Cafe Nordo's Quixotic Quest

Can a Dinner Theater Bring Its Pioneer Square Home Up to Code in Time for Curtain?

Spring Performance Calendar

The Best of the Season's Events

Food & Drink »

How to Order Wine When You Know Nothing About Wine

Despite What You've Been Told, "Dry" Is Not Helpful


Simply Soulful Serves Up the Best Pecan Pie

News »

How Seattle Agreed to Stash a Climate Bomb in Its Seaport

To Make Shell's Arctic Drilling Dreams Come True, the Port of Seattle Held Secret Negotiations and Entered into a "Verbal Nondisclosure" Agreement to Help an Oil Company

Visual Art »

Exclusive! Frank Gehry's Sketches for Seattle's New Facebook Headquarters

The Widespread Anonymous Hack of Frank Gehry's Personal E-mail Has Revealed Proposed Sketches and Notes in Gehry's Own Words

Books »

Ann Pancake's West Virginia Is a Beautiful, Terrible Place

Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley Is Full of Arson and Beauty

Features »

A Last-Ditch Effort to Preserve the Heart of the Central District

As gentrification remakes Seattle, the owners of an entire block at 23rd and Union are looking to sell. Neighborhood activists are talking about buying it. Can they succeed?