Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 17 - 23, 2009

Vol. 19, No. 15
Cover art by Adam Sorensen. Courtesy of the artist and James Harris Gallery.


Streetcar Smackdown

It's First Hill vs. Capitol Hill in a Fight over Seattle's Next Trolley

Police Beat

Staples and Stitches

Democracy Now

The Stranger Recognizes the Imaginary Senator from Washington State


I Hate James Cameron, but I Love His Movies

Avatar Is FernGully Meets Space

Collapse: It's Time to Learn to Farm

Flame & Citron Gives Great Face

Art House

An American Journey




A Shakespearean Whatever

Twelfth Night and Its Crazy, Filthy Characters

Black Nativity Goes... Somewhere Else

No More Room at the Intiman for the African-American Xmas Extravaganza

No Comedy for Old Men

Six Nasty Shorts at Balagan Fail the Funny Test


Moving On Up

Elliott Bay Is Hauling 56 Tons of Books up a Hill and into the Future

Food & Drink

Some Like It Hot Chocolate

Taking the Mood Elevator with Everyone's Favorite Wintertime Beverage

Bar Exam

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Chow Bio

Brian Hutmacher, Owner of Toulouse Petit

The Happiest Hour

The 5 Point Cafe


Everything Is Illuminated

This Blinding Light Manifest a Musical Mystery

Robbie and Me

A Country-Music Love Story

Data Breaker


Fucking in the Streets

Looking Forward to 2010

It's a Hit

Party Crasher

Sex and Adderall in West Seattle

My Philosophy

Deathdays and Birthdays

Poster of the Week

Poster by Atticus Waller

The Score

Banshee Improv


Schoolyard Heroes and Kane Hodder, RIP

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Visual Art

Navigating Miami 2009

The Biggest Art Fair in America After the Big Economic Crash


The Quest for Depth

Or, How to Make a Homemade Submarine