Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 19 - 25, 2002

Vol. 12, No. 14


Gangs of Middle-Earth

Scorsese and Tolkien Find Common Ground

Welcome to Nothingness

Alexander Payne Revives American Existentialism


Or, Notes on Failing to Interview Nicolas Cage

On Screen

This Week's New Releases

This Week on TV

Movie Times

Film Shorts


The Year Fun Broke (A Sweat) (Again)

Or, Why 2002 Rocked

All Ages Action

Don't Leave It All Behind

Shoegazing's Slow Comeback

Poster of the Week

All Apologies

Open Letter to Local Hiphop

Smokin' in the Grrrls' Room

Feminism and Cock Rock

Club Directory

CD Review Revue

Bio: Club


Classical & Jazz

Jazz Duke Ellington

Parties Listings

Live Music Listings

The Electronic Beat

Mo' Funky Christmas

DJ Listings

More Up & Coming


At The Showbox

Up & Coming


On Stage

Three Holiday Extravaganzas, One Dark Psychodrama

Theater Listings

Food & Drink

Fairview Bar & Grill

The Green Room

Good Cook's Sense

Trust Your Instincts

Bio: Chow


Our Literary Emissary

Local and Successful Agent Elizabeth Wales

Big City of Dreams

No to the Ka-Thunk of Regional Small Presses, Yes to the Big Bucks of Corporate Publishers

Never Mind the Arithmetic

From Soft City to Waxwings, the Narrative of Jonathan Raban


If you're trying to stop the war on Iraq-- if you're even thinking about Iraq--then you must be one of the few, the powerless, the marginal

Standard Rap

City and Club Square Off over Hiphop Music

Holy Sheet

Prison Pissing Match Over Ujaama's Sheet Hints at Fed Strategy

Another One Bites the Dust

King County Lawyer Takes Down Impound Law

Bland Band

Seattle Radio Rapidly Consolidating

Smack the State

Coalition of Local Groups Says State Violates Law on Methadone Treatment

In Other News...

Police Beat

Five to Four

Visual Art

Office Works

Two Artists in Unusual Spaces

In Arts News

Visual Arts Listings


All Shook Up

Haruki Murakami's Fault Lines

An Ethics for Activists?

French Philosopher Proposes Something New

Readings Listings