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State Legislature

Automatic Voter Registration Could Come to Washington

Democratic legislators are pushing a number of bills to make voting easier.

Foster parents and advocates rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday. Photo by Gary Love
State Legislature

Foster Parents Advocate for Stronger Rights

Advocates hope to revamp the current system to ease the toll on kids and their foster families.

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State Legislature

Washington Lawmakers Clash Over Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes

A passed bill eliminating victims’ restrictions may not be heard in the state Senate.

The crane-littered Seattle skyline can attest that everything changes. Photo via Thinkstock
Editor’s Letter

New Era, New Editor: Not Dead

A greeting and mission statement from your new Seattle Weekly editor.

Tuomas Katajala, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Marina Costa-Jackson, Craig Verm, and Laura Tatulescu (left to right) in <em>Così fan tutte</em>. Photo by Philip Newton
Stage Review

Seattle Opera’s Latest Take on Mozart Trades Cheap Laughs for Real Depth

A lust for cheap laughs leaves the master composer’s depths unplumbed.

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State Legislature

Washington Renters’ Protections May Be On the Way

New legislation could make it harder for tenants to be evicted.

Can you commit to ‘The 5-Hour Rule’ to guide your lifelong learning?

Dedicating five hours a week to learning creates space for innovation

Pork buns from Peony Kitchen. Photo by Nicole Sprinkle
Dining Review

Peony Kitchen Caters to Crowds Hungry for Upscale Chinese

The Bellevue spot offers luxury dining, Shanghai style.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Space Witch

Stranger Things

Venus and the Sun enter the strange sign of Aquarius.

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Film Review

Hope’s Curtain Call

The Final Year takes viewers inside the unsuspecting last days of the Obama administration.

Isobella Bloom ­plays Zuzanna, one of your guides through the world of <em>Bohemia</em>. Photo by John Cornicello
Opinion
The crane-littered Seattle skyline can attest that everything changes. Photo via Thinkstock
Editor’s Letter

New Era, New Editor: Not Dead

A greeting and mission statement from your new Seattle Weekly editor.

 

To the editor

Mulling the Marchers, Saying Farewell to Burgess, and Slicing Up a Pizza Review

Our readers share their thoughts.

 

Marketplace

Can you commit to ‘The 5-Hour Rule’ to guide your lifelong learning?

Dedicating five hours a week to learning creates space for innovation

 

Step Into the Future With Game Design, Programming, and Animation This New Year

Start 2018 with new skills for a new career at Seattle’s Academy of Interactive Entertainment

 

Learning Experiences Are the Very Best Gifts – Gift Guide

Give the gift of learning with Connect2Classes Holiday Promo

 

Be The Holiday Hero With Exceptional Handmade Gifts

Local classes give you the skills to make a special something for your special someone

 

Best of Seattle
Best of Seattle

Mike Sherlock Mixes One Kind of Whiskey with a Lot of Clever Thinking

Best Distillery: Fremont Mischief Distillery

 

Best of Seattle

Cappy’s Gym Keeps Up the Good Fight

Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym

 

Award-Winning Journalism

The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

 

The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a Trump Presidency

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.