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  1. The Weekend List, Festival Edition: NW Folklife, Black Box 2.0,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Crosscut.com

    ShortsFest at SIFF * Looking at the SIFF schedule can be overwhelming but ShortsFest is always a good bet. These short films, spanning cultures and genres, are collected into one weekend of fast-paced, original programming that provides an excellent snapshot of the entire 25-day festival.

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  2. City elections: A whole new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Crosscut.com

    Election season 2015 officially launched last Friday at midnight, the candidate filing deadline. The final slate of City Council hopefuls will be finalized after the withdrawal deadline on Monday.

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  3. The paddle in Seattle live blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Crosscut.com

    What all the fuss is about: Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer Arctic drilling rig arrived in West Seattle this weekend. Credit: Flickr user Chas Redmond Shell Oil's drilling rig, the Polar Pioneer, drifted into Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle last Thursday.

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  4. The Weekend List: "Little Bee" at Book-It. Fly Moon Royalty at Neumos. Pierogi FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Crosscut.com

    Little Bee Somehow I've overlooked reading this 2008 bestselling novel by Chris Cleave about a Nigerian refugee girl named Little Bee and the harrowing way she's connected to an English magazine editor and the editor's columnist husband. Luckily, I have Book-It to thank for adapting Little Bee for the stage in a powerful, absorbing way.

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  5. City and Port Politics Maintain Collision Course over ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Crosscut.com

    Washington is the only state in the country that elects its port commissioners. So when an audience member at Tuesday's public port commissioner meeting - focused on Shell's ability to house Arctic oil drilling ships in Seattle - told commissioners they must answer to their constituents, she was right.

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  6. Why Seattle should root for Tukwila's arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Crosscut.com

    With a pro sports arena in Tukwila, Seattle gets all the benefits with none of the hassles. Credit: Flickr user Chilll Head The plan to build a privately funded hockey and basketball arena in Tukwila is welcome and could be a big win for the region, especially Seattle.

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  7. Guest Opinion: State needs to push for halibut protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Crosscut.com

    Washingtonians love halibut. Seafood is the regional cuisine of the Pacific Northwest, and halibut makes the top of the menu.

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  8. The Weekend List: Plays, beer and music in abundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle Rep wraps up its season with Outside Mullingar, written by the formidable John Patrick Shanley . It's a tender and funny story about love, friendship, loneliness and mortality set on neighboring farms in modern day Ireland.

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  9. Council leader knocks May 1 police tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Crosscut.com

    In the week leading up to May Day, Seattle Police Department officers practiced bicycle track stands in Tukwila, riding up to cones and pausing for eight seconds before riding on. The bike force is a point of pride for SPD and, specifically, its architect, Sergeant Jim Dyment.

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  10. Landmark mansion is demolished, quietlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Crosscut.com

    The so-called George Carmack House at 16th and E. Jefferson in the Central District neighborhood of Squire Park was leveled last Tuesday despite a seven-year effort to save the structure. George Carmack was one of Seattle's first millionaires, made rich by filing the claim that set off the Klondike Gold Rush .

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  11. Podcast: 3 Seattle students compete in national August Wilson monologue contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Crosscut.com

    Jaron Crawford,, Noah Skillman and Anthony Toney , Seattle's 2015 finalists in the national August Wilson Monologue Competition in New York. Credit: Andry Laurence Seattle has a very special relationship with the late August Wilson.

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  12. Is Ballard the next South Lake Union?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Crosscut.com

    I am sitting in the lobby of the Hotel Ballard on Ballard Avenue Northwest, sipping a nice cup of espresso. The hotel has 29 rooms, starting at $200-plus, with a fancy restaurant just off the lobby.

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  13. A tale of two May Days: peaceful demonstrations followed by scenes of chaos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle's May 1st, 2015 began with an optimistic Mayor Ed Murray in Cal Anderson park, evolved into a tightly organized permitted mid-day march into downtown and, finally, became a chaotic and, at times, violent demonstration on Capitol Hill. The lasting images of the day will almost certainly be of police tossing flash grenades and masked protestors toppling streets signs and dumpsters.

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  14. The Weekend List: "Cat" at ACT. "Flushed" by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Crosscut.com

    ACT, in case you haven't heard, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. So it's gone back into its archives and resurrected the Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic about a horribly unhappy married couple that it first produced in its inaugural 1965 season.

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  15. How traffic troubles Seattle's psycheRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Crosscut.com

    In my psychotherapy practice, I often hear about an implacable force encountered by people from all walks of life. The force puts obstacles in their way, slowing them down until forward movement feels like a distant dream.

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  16. SDOT reassesses traffic management in wake of "fishgate"Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Crosscut.com

    Faced with the decision to clear the blocked Highway 99 or damage it, SDOT opted to leave the fish-filled trailer on the road - and hundreds of drivers trapped in their cars. For hours.

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  17. Shapeshifter Seattle: You call this eco-friendly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Crosscut.com

    The Duwamish in the upper portion of the photo runs straight, Harbor Island to its right awaits sea rise, the Port operates on landfill and Seattle is awaiting a tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Credit: Washington State Department of Transportation/Flickr It's a gorgeous spring day and riding the ferry Puyallup from Bainbridge to Seattle is a bit like being trapped in a pretty postcard.

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  18. Puget Sound's 5 worst transportation problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Crosscut.com

    On a sunny afternoon in March, a salmon-filled tractor-trailer flipped over on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. With Highway 99 blocked, city streets and highways ground to a halt.

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  19. Macklemore and Sounders "BreakUp4Good" at GoodwillRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Crosscut.com

    Sounders Brad Evans and Chad Marshall signed autographs and posed for an eager crowd at Goodwill's BreakUp4Good event. Credit: Harrison Lee The Goodwill on Westlake Avenue is a bit trendier than the others, with a sleek, spare sign that resembles the storefront of Urban Outfitters or Abercrombie.

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  20. Crosscut's next Community Idea Lab: TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Crosscut.com

    One balmy night last summer, my fiance and I found ourselves trapped in a wall of traffic, one among thousands of cars inching Northward, sloth-like, on one of the Seattle area's most congested arteries: I-5. Certain we could outsmart the situation, we took an early exit, inadvertently depositing ourselves into an even thicker traffic sludge on Eastlake.

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