Alibi Room

It's quite likely that if someone—say, for instance, Sofia Coppola—wanted to make a movie about vaguely lonely, multigenerational hip people parading their good style around Seattle and engaging in conversations about the theology of drum and bass, the meaninglessness (and meaningfulness) of art in a time of war, and whether or not pesto belongs in macaroni and cheese, they'd secure the Alibi Room as the film's main location. Upstairs, a minimal but striking dining room gives way to views of Elliott Bay and the sunset, while downstairs, DJs bleed jungle beats into downtempo cuts and the room sways with sexy, sweaty energy. Upstairs and down, local art— most often of a politically and/or socially aware nature—helps to color the vibe. 85 Pike St., Suite 410, 206-623-3180, www.alibiroom.com.

 
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