Tonight in Seattle:  

Shakin' Off the Burnt Bits

Love is Hard with Rachel Flotard

Love is Hard with Rachel Flotard

Ease up and keep your eyes on your own paper. I suggest you entitle it: A 7,000 word piece on "Compassion for Girl Kind."

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Sushirobo

Sushirobo

at Graceland

Here's a band that named themselves after a Vancouver restaurant where robots make sushi, playing music that intentionally de-emphasizes traditional guitar, instead opting for spacious tones with plenty of room for the irreverent.

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Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival 2003

Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival 2003.

I love me some Fringe. And our very own festival is upon us -- for eleven glorious days (September 17th to October 1st) we'll be treated to more than 500 performances by 100 participating local, national, and international companies.

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The Weakerthans

The Weakerthans. Photo from MySpace.

at Graceland

As a fellow newly-Weakerthans-convert noted, "The second guitarist played his guitar like a Gibson should be played. He made it growl."

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Kristin Hersh

Kristin Hersh (photo from 4AD.com)

at The Tractor Tavern

It's said that Meriwether Lewis eventually committed suicide because he was not up to the task of describing the beauty of what he saw as he trekked across the country, and here I find myself in a similar, if not as extreme circumstance.

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