Roger Downey

Anthrax 101

Anthrax 101

THE SYMPTOMS: "eyes glittering, breathing labored and hoarse, dark bloody discharge from nostrils, tongue swollen, limbs covered with swollen sores exuding a foul pus. .… Continue reading

Anthrax 101
Art can wait

Art can wait

Novelist Arundhati Roy returns—with a radical essay collection.

Art can wait
From left: Scott Sommers, head chef Scott Emerick, and Miles James.

As French as It Gets

New in Madrona, Crémant begs a look at the brasseries and bistros of our past.

From left: Scott Sommers, head chef Scott Emerick, and Miles James.
Peter Brook: Filling many an empty space for decades.

At long last

A theater revolutionary brings his stripped-down Hamlet to the Center.

Peter Brook: Filling many an empty space for decades.

Attack of the $3 Wines

If my Metro Transit experience is typical, only three subjects are deemed suitably uncontroversial ground for conversation among strangers on the bus: lousy weather, the… Continue reading

Bach to the future

Bach to the future

Twelve releases in 12 months honor the late, great composer—with mixed results.

Bach to the future

Back for seconds

Three sorely missed neighborhood restaurants—Cyclops, Swingside, and Olympia—will soon rise from the ashes.

Back on the boards

The stage is set for Mark Murphy's return

Back talk

Back talk

ANGRY E-MAILS from readers are part of a journalist's job. We even welcome them as a sign that someone's reading what we write and takes… Continue reading

Back talk
Morris' Cavern community makes emotional symmetry.

Back to Black

Mark Morris returns to his dark side with an abstract masterpiece.

Morris' Cavern community makes emotional symmetry.

Back to that cabaret

When other University of Washington acting grads were typing up r鳵m鳠and getting head shots, Norman Langill was shopping for a flatbed truck to tour his… Continue reading

Filmmakers Mark Achbar, Joel Bakan, and Jennifer Abbott (from left) contemplate a model of their subject.

Bad Company

Corporations are 'persons' under the law; a new book and film ask, What kind of people?

Filmmakers Mark Achbar, Joel Bakan, and Jennifer Abbott (from left) contemplate a model of their subject.

Bad Press

National wine mags like Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and Wine & Spirits are mighty drivers of the market, so it's rare to hear a wine… Continue reading

Balancing ACT

A plan to save the faltering Seattle theater has some saying: Why?

Balancing act

Balancing act

The Senate's proposed budget is scary—but consider the alternatives.

Balancing act
Be Prepared

Be Prepared

Because the government sure as hell isn't.

Be Prepared

Bee Here Now

The fates have a nasty habit of smiling most on those already fortunate. As winemaker for the prestigious Walla Walla label Canoe Ridge, John Abbott… Continue reading

Beer bust

Beer bust

Severely brew-challenged? Have a winter beer tasting and learn while you drink.

Beer bust

Before the Discovery

Thirty years ago in Seattle Weekly.

The Georgian Room's Gavin Stephenson has cooked at the home of kitchen god James Beard five times.

Behind the Beard

Why local chefs move heaven and earth to feed New York's face.

The Georgian Room's Gavin Stephenson has cooked at the home of kitchen god James Beard five times.