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Jun. 8 - 14, 2016

Vol. 25, No. 41
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Nate Gowdy's Campaign in Contrast photography exhibition at Retail Therapy through July 1. Mugs available at nategowdy.com. Nate Gowdy

Savage Love

Dicks Deluxe

New Column!

I, Anonymous

Dead Duck Chronicles

Theater

The Things You Learn at Burlesque School

You Learn More at Seattle's Academy of Burlesque Than the Art of Taking It All Off—Although You Learn That, Too

The First Facet of the Many-Sided Diamond That Is the Intiman Theatre Festival

It's a Production of Lydia R. Diamond's Long, Juicy, but Somewhat Predictable Stick Fly

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of June 8

We Saw You

Visual Art

Tariqa Waters Returns to the South in 100% Kanekalon Hair

Anatomy of a Tapestry

Why Are You Ignoring Art Galleries? Art Galleries Love You. Yes, You. No, Really.

Is it fear of the unknown? Intimidation? Boredom? As four fantastic art spaces close, I try to wrap my head around the emptiness of Seattle's great galleries.

Food & Drink

Four Cafes Where the Food Is Much Better Than It Needs to Be

The Best One, Peloton, Is Also a Bike Shop

Features

That Golden, Inspiring, Exhausting Summer Feeling

William Blake wrote poems about summer, Denise Levertov wrote poems about summer, but whenever I try to write in the summer, I fall asleep.

2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee...

Noelani Pantastico!

The Audition

Six Women Say a Seattle Man Posed as a Female Porn Recruiter in Order to Lure Them to His Apartment for Sex. What Can the Law Do About It?

Real World Isn't Coming Back to Seattle. It Never Left.

News

Never Trump

What Hillary Clinton's Win Brings into Focus

Stopping Slumlord Rent Hikes

A New City Law Helps You Avoid a Rent Hike If Your Apartment Is in Unsafe Condition

Protect Our Parks Initiative Fails to Make the Ballot on Mercer Island

Mercer Island Center for the Arts Won the Battle Against Park Purists—but They Still Need to Raise $20 Million

What's It Really Like to Work in Seattle's Pot Industry?

Cannabusiness Owners and Employees Discuss the Economic Reality—and Limits—of Working in the So-Called "Green Rush"

View-Obsessed Seattleites Have Been Illegally Cutting Trees for Decades