festivals and events http://www.kplu.org en Burke Museum: We are not only what we eat, but how we make it, too http://www.kplu.org/post/burke-museum-we-are-not-only-what-we-eat-how-we-make-it-too <p>Focusing on how the disparities between rich and poor and environmental practices have changed diets around the world &ndash; and how they played out here in the Northwest among the Coast Salish tribes &ndash; <a href="http://www.burkemuseum.org/hungry_planet/">The Burke Museum of Natural&nbsp;History and Culture</a>&nbsp;created an exhibit curators hope will lead to more conversations about the ethics, culture and practices of food production around the globe.</p><p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Evan Hoover 4121 at http://www.kplu.org Burke Museum: We are not only what we eat, but how we make it, too One cool thing for the weekend (if you're into 'Star Wars'!) http://www.kplu.org/post/one-cool-thing-weekend-if-youre-star-wars <p><em>&quot;These aren&#39;t the droids you&#39;re looking for.&quot;</em></p><p>The passion for Star Wars characters and trivia has burned through the decades. And now, Seattle artist James Monosmith displays his own enthusiasm for the cult trilogy via his pop art exhibit at the<a href="http://www.ltdartgallery.com/"> L|td. A Contemporary and Pop Art Gallery</a> on Capitol Hill.</p><p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 23:44:42 +0000 Evan Hoover 3487 at http://www.kplu.org One cool thing for the weekend (if you're into 'Star Wars'!) 3 events for the weekend: Jingle in Seattle, Folk music and comedy http://www.kplu.org/post/3-events-weekend-jingle-seattle-folk-music-and-comedy <p>Looking for something to do this weekend? From holiday charity to folk music to classic Shakespeare, there&#39;s lots to do this weekend in Seattle and Tacoma!</p><p> Sat, 10 Dec 2011 00:22:26 +0000 Joshua Kinne 3417 at http://www.kplu.org 3 events for the weekend: Jingle in Seattle, Folk music and comedy 3 things this weekend: Jazz and holiday celebration http://www.kplu.org/post/3-things-weekend-jazz-and-holiday-celebration <p>Thanksgiving is over, but the holiday season is just beginning. This weekend has some exciting stuff in store. Legendary Jazz pianist Chick Corea is in town and much, more!</p><p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 23:48:36 +0000 Joshua Kinne 3347 at http://www.kplu.org 3 things this weekend: Jazz and holiday celebration 3 things to do: Oysters, arts and theater http://www.kplu.org/post/3-things-do-oysters-arts-and-theater <p>Turkey Day is coming up, but why not celebrate it early with some Northwest Oysters instead? This weekend brings oysters, arts and crafts and the legendary Firesign Theater!</p><p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 23:11:30 +0000 Joshua Kinne 3221 at http://www.kplu.org 3 things to do: Oysters, arts and theater 3 things to do this weekend: Jazz and wine http://www.kplu.org/post/3-things-do-weekend-jazz-and-wine <p>On this first weekend in November, get out for some fall fun! Don&rsquo;t miss out on great activities like the 2nd Annual Mount Rainier Wine Festival, some fresh local Jazz at the U-District Jazz Festival, or check D-list celebrity and two-time Emmy winner Kathy Griffin.</p><p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 23:44:50 +0000 Joshua Kinne 3114 at http://www.kplu.org 3 things to do this weekend: Jazz and wine Roller derby, human pyramids replace cars in 'Viadoom' opening http://www.kplu.org/post/roller-derby-human-pyramids-replace-cars-viadoom-opening <p>The Rat City Rollergirls and a motorcycle stunt team will be taking over the Alaskan Way Viaduct for half an hour Saturday before demolition begins on the Seattle elevated highway.</p><p> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 22:31:01 +0000 The Associated Press 2966 at http://www.kplu.org Roller derby, human pyramids replace cars in 'Viadoom' opening A thing to do in Victoria: Emily Carr at several venues http://www.kplu.org/post/thing-do-victoria-emily-carr-several-venues <p>Victoria invites its residents and visitors to remember the remarkable Emily Carr in a city-wide collaborative celebration of the artist&rsquo;s unique life and work through presentations of music, history and art.</p><p>This Saturday at 8 p.m., the Victoria Symphony will present the &ldquo;Emily Carr Project,&rdquo; a concert performance to explore Emily Carr&rsquo;s painting, poetry and connection to the people of the First Nations.</p><p> Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:00:40 +0000 Robin Cedar 2860 at http://www.kplu.org A thing to do in Victoria: Emily Carr at several venues 3 events for the weekend http://www.kplu.org/post/3-events-weekend <p>Welcome October and Fall weather with three events around Seattle and Tacoma this weekend. Experience some classic funk and banging drums in Seattle, and local arts and entertainment in Tacoma.</p><p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:00:00 +0000 Joshua Kinne 2854 at http://www.kplu.org 3 events for the weekend 3 things to do over the weekend http://www.kplu.org/post/3-things-do-over-weekend <p>From locally crafted brews to deep rumbling sub-woofers, Tacoma and Seattle have a lot to offer this weekend in terms of events and festivals. Check out these three local events that could make your weekend fun and exciting.</p><p> Sat, 01 Oct 2011 00:34:16 +0000 Joshua Kinne 2778 at http://www.kplu.org 3 things to do over the weekend Thing to do in Victoria: Quote The Dude http://www.kplu.org/post/thing-do-victoria-quote-dude <p>The Victoria Film Festival launches its Quote-Along Classics Series this Saturday, starting with the cult-favorite <em>The Big Lebowski. </em></p><p> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 23:15:53 +0000 Robin Cedar 2600 at http://www.kplu.org Thing to do in Victoria: Quote The Dude ... but does Bumbershoot have jazz? Yes! http://www.kplu.org/post/does-bumbershoot-have-jazz-yes <p>What to do this weekend &hellip; well if you are anywhere near Seattle, it&rsquo;ll be tough to stay out of earshot of <a href="http://bumbershoot.org/lineup/">Bumbershoot</a>.</p><p>But, let&rsquo;s say you want to hear jazz at the mega-music-arts fest. Is there any there? Yes, but only on Sunday.</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 22:00:00 +0000 Jake Ellison 2532 at http://www.kplu.org ... but does Bumbershoot have jazz? Yes! Vacouver's wine & jazz festival - a top event in the Northwest http://www.kplu.org/post/vacouvers-wine-jazz-festival-top-event-northwest <p>The <a href="http://www.vancouverwinejazz.com/">Vancouver Wine &amp; Jazz Festival</a> is now recognized as the #1 Cultural Tourism event in Vancouver and Southwest Washington and is <em>&ldquo;&hellip;the largest jazz festival of its kind in the Northwest&hellip;&rdquo;</em>&nbsp; (KATU Channel 2, Portland, OR).&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 26 Aug 2011 20:30:00 +0000 Julie Ho 2350 at http://www.kplu.org Vacouver's wine & jazz festival - a top event in the Northwest Fringe dance, comedy and drama hit Victoria, B.C. http://www.kplu.org/post/fringe-dance-comedy-and-drama-hit-victoria-bc <p>The Victoria Fringe Theater Festival celebrates its 25th year this month. The Fringe, Vancouver Island&#39;s biggest theater festival, kicked off Thursday after two days of lead-up to the event, including a Flash Mob on Tuesday and a Fringe Eve Preview on Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 26 Aug 2011 19:32:53 +0000 Robin Cedar 2390 at http://www.kplu.org Fringe dance, comedy and drama hit Victoria, B.C. 4 events for the weekend http://www.kplu.org/post/4-events-weekend <p>Geek out but don&#39;t freak out.</p><p>From a full day of tech-related street-fair exhibits and speakers in Seattle to a celebration of one of the most ancient musical instruments at a state park near Des Moines, you can experience the full range of human cultural endeavors this weekend.</p><p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 22:00:00 +0000 Jake Ellison 2372 at http://www.kplu.org 4 events for the weekend