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Vol. 28, No. 20
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Savage Love

Hard Feelings

Music

Three Days of Brass and Beats in the Streets

HONK! Fest West returns for its 12th musical invasion of Seattle.

Free Will Astrology

May 22–28

Theater

The Strife That Inspired Nina Simone

Four Women at Seattle Rep is a call to action, and it's set in a bombed-out church.

Visual Art

A Piece of Art to Sit Inside of on a Summer Day

James Turrell's Light Reign inspires deep thoughts. It's also nice and shady.

Books

Cold Cube Press Keeps Kicking

They're giving up their gallery space, but they're going to continue publishing weird and amazing books.

Features

Seattle's Secret Beaches

All of these beaches and parks belong to you—use them!

Party in the Middle of Lake Union

The Duck Dodge sailboat race happens every Tuesday during summer, and it's wilder than you'd expect.

Can This Naked Guy Change State Law?

Nudity is strictly prohibited in state parks. Andrew Sambrook wants to change that.

Summer Is the Perfect Time to Ride in a Seaplane

They're a splurge, but they offer the best bird's-eye views of Seattle and a fast way to get to Canada or the San Juan Islands.

I Skied Naked Down Mount Rainier

I hadn't planned to strip off my clothes, but it was a sweltering summer day.

Going Hiking in the Mountains? You Don't Need to Take Your Car

The Trailhead Direct service is now bigger and more connected than ever.

News

The Perfect Seattle Summer Will Be a Thing of the Past

Wildfires are coming. What is the state doing about it?

Weed

Are Pot Sodas Worth the Price?

I drank 100 milligrams of THC to find out.

Columns

Movies I’ve Cried In

Crossword Solution

Crossword Solution: It's a Lot