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MAR 7, 2013


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‘Everyone’s a Critic’

Why: In 2011, the Huffington Post published an essay by Michael Kaiser, who lamented the “scary trend” of blogs, arguing that citizen-criticism was dumbing down the discourse and giving professional critics a run for their money (literally). Andy Horwitz and Jeremy Barker of Culturebot.org (pictured) strenuously disagree. Everyone’s a Critic launches their Citizen Critic Project, and a panel of Seattle culture people—including Tonya Lockyer, Matthew Richter, and myself—will show video clips and talk about the future of criticism. (On the Boards, 100 W Roy St, ontheboards.org, 8 pm, $12)

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