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Bam Bam pots rock

Kathryn Bamford has a green thumb and an eye for one-of-a-kind pots. Her store, Bamford and Bamford Pottery, is an amazing place to visit with eye candy at every turn. Though the pottery is the main attraction at Bamford and Bamford, in the upcoming June edition of Sunset magazine it

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Kulture Lab

Kulture Lab: if you don’t know it by now, you may never, never, never know it.   The plan, concocted by five local artists known as “The Dead Artists,” involved a six-month lease and six monthly parties, each installment designed to out-do the one before. The Dead Artists (Jim Price, Rob Anderson,

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Baby Gramps at Bob\'s

Baby Gramps is a complete enigma. Who is this man behind a wide brimmed hat and long gray beard? He looks just as comfortable busking on the street corner at Pike Place Market as he did performing on David Letterman’s stage. He could be a homeless beggar or a renowned

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Swissapalooza

Every once in a while an idea pops up that seems like such a no-brainer that you wonder why you never thought of it before, like putting French fries inside your bacon double cheese burger to save time on your lunch break, or offsetting the calories of the cherry covered

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Musicians Exchange rocks

Musicians Exchange operates with a mission to support up-and-coming musicians and provide them with inexpensive instruments and equipment to pursue their dreams. “It’s not the logo on the instrument that makes you good,” says owner Robert Richholt.  His Musicians Exchange buys, sells, trades and consigns on South Tacoma Way. Richholt, who

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Kulture Lab

Kulture Lab: if you don’t know it by now, you may never, never, never know it.   The plan, concocted by five local artists known as “The Dead Artists,” involved a six-month lease and six monthly parties, each installment designed to out-do the one before. The Dead Artists (Jim Price, Rob Anderson,

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Bam Bam pots rock

Kathryn Bamford has a green thumb and an eye for one-of-a-kind pots. Her store, Bamford and Bamford Pottery, is an amazing place to visit with eye candy at every turn. Though the pottery is the main attraction at Bamford and Bamford, in the upcoming June edition of Sunset magazine it

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Spike and the Impalers

Seattle’s classic rock radio station, KZOK 102.5 FM, has a highly-rated morning show host named Bob Rivers. Rivers is known for his intelligent and humorous satire on his talk radio program, but he also has a deep affinity for music. Rivers has recorded several records of what he calls Twisted

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Hey Mr. DJ put your record on

There are DJs and then there are DJs. Over the years, the terms DJ and music producer have become synonymous in some respects, and it’s kind of a misnomer. Think of DJ Jazzy Jeff (of the Fresh Prince), who produced the music behind Will Smith’s rap. Producers of electronic music

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Spike and the Impalers

Seattle’s classic rock radio station, KZOK 102.5 FM, has a highly-rated morning show host named Bob Rivers. Rivers is known for his intelligent and humorous satire on his talk radio program, but he also has a deep affinity for music. Rivers has recorded several records of what he calls Twisted

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Hey Mr. DJ put your record on

There are DJs and then there are DJs. Over the years, the terms DJ and music producer have become synonymous in some respects, and it’s kind of a misnomer. Think of DJ Jazzy Jeff (of the Fresh Prince), who produced the music behind Will Smith’s rap. Producers of electronic music

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Two worlds collide

In the fall of 2002, two buskers met for the first time on Broadway Street in Seattle. Both were performing in order to raise money. Felicia Figueroa, originally from Arizona, was touring the country with her dog Tobin, and she was singing on the street corner to raise money to

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Green Day

There are many different viewpoints when it comes to global warming. There are those who think that it is out of our hands and nothing can be done about it. There are people who think it’s all a bunch of hooey and it will never happen. There are those who

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Two worlds collide

In the fall of 2002, two buskers met for the first time on Broadway Street in Seattle. Both were performing in order to raise money. Felicia Figueroa, originally from Arizona, was touring the country with her dog Tobin, and she was singing on the street corner to raise money to

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Green Day

There are many different viewpoints when it comes to global warming. There are those who think that it is out of our hands and nothing can be done about it. There are people who think it’s all a bunch of hooey and it will never happen. There are those who

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Jonathan Harris CD release party

Jonathan Harris is a cowboy. He may not rope calves or hang with horses, but he does ride a big white dream called country music. And he has a cowboy hat. Harris is from Tacoma, not a place known for its herds and ranches, but he spent time in Nashville,

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Get your mind out of the gutter

The name Clumsy Lovers has nothing to do with accidental intercourse or sloppy bedroom technique; it came from a song written for bagpipes. You thought it was something else? Chris Jonat, bass player and main songwriter of Clumsy Lovers, explains, “When we first started, we had a piper in the

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Give the Broadway Center your mind

The high-pitched squeal of feedback is not a sound you want to hear on stage, but behind the scenes the people at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts are collecting feedback of a different kind. The Broadway Center board has some younger hipper members now who would like to bring

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Jonathan Harris CD release party

Jonathan Harris is a cowboy. He may not rope calves or hang with horses, but he does ride a big white dream called country music. And he has a cowboy hat. Harris is from Tacoma, not a place known for its herds and ranches, but he spent time in Nashville,

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Get your mind out of the gutter

The name Clumsy Lovers has nothing to do with accidental intercourse or sloppy bedroom technique; it came from a song written for bagpipes. You thought it was something else? Chris Jonat, bass player and main songwriter of Clumsy Lovers, explains, “When we first started, we had a piper in the

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