Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 16 - 22, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 44
Girl with Stuffed Rabbit, Evergreen State Fair, Monroe, WA, 2007 by Alice Wheeler. Courtesy of Greg Kucera Gallery.

News

Burglary Boom

Home Break-ins—One of the Most Difficult Crimes to Solve—Are on the Rise

Who to Blame from Washington State if Real Health-Care Reform Fails

(And Who to Thank if It Succeeds, and Who to Call Right Now)

Theater

Shrews, Tamed and Otherwise

It's Shakespeare-in-the-park time, bitchez! Who's ready for some leg cramps?

Black Man's Burden

A Funny Thing Happened to Othello on the Way to Seattle

Spoiler Alert: He Dies at the End

The Elephant Man Is Sweet but Slow

Books

The Shadow Knows

A Brief History of the Blues, from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Rebecca Brown

Sleeper: Superhero Crime with Training Wheels

Food & Drink

Giving the People What They Want

Inside Ballard's Sweet New Bodega

Bar Exam

It's a Dive and It's Good

The Happiest Hour

People's Pub

Chow Bio

Zack Bolotin of Porchlight Coffee

Music

Renewed School

Why Local Hiphop in 2009 Is the Best Seattle's Had in Years

Half Metal Racket—and Half Something Much Stranger

Wildildlife's Heavy Revel

Data Breaker

Gel-Sol Approaches Orblivion

Fucking in the Streets

Abodox Art Heist Busted at the Blue Moon

It's A Hit

Singles, Remixes & MP3

Party Crasher

You Can't Choose Them

My Philosophy

Stop the Presses!

Poster of the Week

Martin Ontiveros

The Score

Unorthodox Transducer Departs

Underage

Summer Cats' Sunny Indie Pop

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Visual Art

In Art News

The 21st-Century Intensity

Just Across That Stand of Trees

Lake Burien, Posters, Hooch, Google Earth, and How to Make Art of Land

Features

The Mansion Family

Inside the Beta Society's Creative Fraternity (and Hot Tub)