Wilder, Fellini, and Doc-tober!

Classics and oddballs, but no boredom.

Will Council Pan SCAN?

Comcast deal would fund new arts show on Seattle Channel, but force layoffs at Community Access Network.

Will power

Will power

It's never too early to plan for your death—or is it?

Will power
William Cumming

William Cumming

At 88, Northwest artist William Cumming has a legacy of vibrant art and an equally colorful story. A Depression-era survivor, former Communist, teacher, and serial… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006
William Cumming
William Powhida

William Powhida

What madness lurks in the mind of Brooklyn scribbler William Powhida is anyone's guess, but the jetsam is amusing, intense, and not without its sting.… Continue reading

William Powhida
Fools rush in: Baker (left) and Freedman horse around.

Windmills and Pratfalls

Book-It's Don Quixote has safe, sweet slapstick appeal.

Fools rush in: Baker (left) and Freedman horse around.

Winds of change

Rainier Chamber Winds blows up a storm.

Winners and Losers

Local filmmakers hit it big at Sundance; the city hands Gas Works to One Reel; Taproot survives 2005, and more news.

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Winning the Code War

Geeks are the real heroes in Neal Stephenson's new novel

Cellist Bion Tsang played in a roaring good Rorem Trio.

Winter wonders

Something old, something new from a favorite chamber music series.

Cellist Bion Tsang played in a roaring good Rorem Trio.
Grimsley and Eaglen embrace Wagner's angst.

With This Ring, I Thee Wed

Seattle Opera's sterling epic inspires eternal devotion.

Grimsley and Eaglen embrace Wagner's angst.
Boo hoo: Hall Jr. wipes another tear.

Woe Is Them

Book-It's Beloved Country has too much crying, not enough real tears.

Boo hoo: Hall Jr. wipes another tear.
Allgood? Yep. Show? Not so much.

Women Like Shoes

 . . . And other revelations in the Rep's new solo show.

Allgood? Yep. Show? Not so much.
Wonderful Life: the Holidays in Capitol Hill and Baroque Public Salon

Wonderful Life: the Holidays in Capitol Hill and Baroque Public Salon

Wonderful Life: the Holidays in Capitol HillThe cult of youth that is Capitol Hill gets its own Christmas fix in this pleasant holiday ethnography, a… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006
Wonderful Life: the Holidays in Capitol Hill and Baroque Public Salon
Wonderful Wonderful

Wonderful Wonderful

The 5th Avenue Theatre's Wonderful Town is hokey but hilarious. Plus: Trio Miediaeval, Mark Haim.

  • Oct 9, 2006
Wonderful Wonderful
Word Becomes Flesh

Word Becomes Flesh

Marc Bamuthi Joseph is a dancer as well as a spoken word artist, using rhythm as the connection between the two forms. Tap and hip… Continue reading

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Word Becomes Flesh
Sharon Lockwood playing the Harper's-writer-turned waitress: It is a journey.

Working Class

Intiman finds elegance in nickels and dimes.

Sharon Lockwood playing the Harper's-writer-turned waitress: It is a journey.
World weary

World weary

Denis Johnson's latest novel swaps the high life for midlife.

World weary
Online novelist Bonita Thompson

World Wide Word

Web publishing continues to transform frustrated writers into e-authors.

Online novelist Bonita Thompson
Who needs the Fox Fanfest? Attendees went to LA, and all they got was cut-rate Simpsonia.

Worst convention ever

Fox's Simpsons Fanfest takes the spring out of Springfield.

Who needs the Fox Fanfest? Attendees went to LA, and all they got was cut-rate Simpsonia.