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Editor's note: Rainier's PR team reached out to inform us that the Rainier that Chase consumed was likely one of a tainted batch recalled by Rainier due to a harmless (but gross-tasting) "microbiological contamination." 

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He was sporting sneakers, joggers you’d see my little brother wear, a black leather jacket ripped from the Hells Angels, and neon green Seahawks hat when I first met him. You’d think he was trying to be the cool dad that could hang with your friends if you didn’t know he was a two-time Pulit…

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 It’s difficult to come up with a better way to spend a rainy day than wandering through a museum. Thankfully, our decidedly dreary city has many museums to offer, whether you’re seeking history, art, science, or culture.

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In the early 1970s, more than 70 percent of residents in Seattle’s Central District (CD) were African-American. Today, that figure is less than 20 percent. After decades of redlining, a form of racial discrimination when providing neighborhoods with financial or other services, followed by a…

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At last I can say it has not been a fruitless summer. I have walked along the Spokane Indian Reservation, dared to embark on my personal legend, asked what it would be like to be a different person every day, read the strife and musings of Ruth Wariner, watched my old friend Scout grow up, g…

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Neal Brennan, three-time Emmy nominated writer, director, producer, and stand-up comedian, is bringing his “Here We Go” tour to the Neptune Theatre on Friday, Aug. 17.   

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A UW alumnus is developing a new collection of ceramic sculptures based on the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, paired with 12 additional works creating a Mexican zodiac. The collection will be featured at the Seattle Art Fair this August.

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South Lake Union’s Winston Wachter Fine Art Gallery buzzed with energy June 26 during the opening reception for its summer installation, “Summer Dreams.” Visitors mingled through a surrealistic, vivid world of flashing patterns and neon lights in the shape of dripping hearts and gazed into s…

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Many of us have read the American classic “To Kill a Mockingbird,” thanks to the due diligence of our ninth grade English teachers, but only a few of us have read its sequel “Go Set a Watchman.” This novel was published over 50 years after its predecessor, yet Harper Lee remains as eloquent …

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This week kicks off Wooden O’s 25th anniversary of performing Shakespeare in the Parks in and around Seattle. George Mount, one of the founders of Wooden O, stated that the main way the 25th anniversary is being celebrated is through the choice of the performed plays.

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Music and the city of Seattle have always had an intimate relationship with each other, and they are making a grand collision on the streets of Capitol Hill this weekend.

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“Skyscraper” unfolds essentially the way I expected it to: Dwayne Johnson almost (but not quite) falls off of a very, very tall building many times while a raging fire, angry police, and angrier bad guys clamor in the background. People throw punches and break things left and right. It’s you…

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I wanted to try a nonfiction book this week, so I dove into this cunning memoir by Ruth Wariner. In “The Sound of Gravel,” Wariner recounts her life growing up in the Church of the Firstborn, in Colonia LeBaron, Chihuahua, Mexico.