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“El Topo” translates as “The Mole.” This is a peculiar title for anybody to adopt, but Alejandro Jodorowsky’s latest screening at the Grand Illusion Cinema uses the name to deliberately tease the loose cannon of the Western. His “acid Western” forsakes the tropes of anti-heroes, damsels in d…

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This recipe is cool, if I say so myself, because it’s basically three recipes rolled into one. There are a couple of ways to mess around with these brownies to make them suit your personal tastes. Also, the baking process isn’t as complicated as the title makes it seem.

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Gas Works Park — contrary to North Passage Point, which this column previously wandered to — is worth returning to time and again on account of its spectacular vista alone. It is, however, best visited during all forms of weather apart from that for which Seattle is best known: rain. 

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Seattle has three year-round farmers’ markets in the Ballard, Capitol Hill, and U-District neighborhoods. Familiar with both the Ballard and U-District markets, I decided to visit the Capitol Hill location.

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Connecting with people through low-resolution pixels is strange. Virtual strangers are offering us glimpses into their lives that would otherwise be obscured by the shared spaces of non-pandemic life. Gone is the artifice of manicured appearance; it is instead replaced by bedrooms, pets, and…

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The love of food is a community. Finding others who share your passion for cooking and, more importantly, eating, is a surefire way to build strong friendships. There is, after all, a reason that the act of breaking bread is so symbolic in literature: sharing a meal is an act of vulnerabilit…