Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Third Floor in the Abandoned Publix Hotel

is the creepiest place in Seattle. Hands down. There is no creepier spot. Except maybe the fourth floor of the abandoned Publix Hotel. The Publix was built in 1928 and for nearly eight decades housed itinerant workers in six stories … Continue reading

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City Arts Fest and Storefronts Seattle

Heineken’s City Arts Fest is about to take over your city for a weekend. Four million performances in eight thousand venues (numbers are approximate) with artists ranging from David Byrne to Mos Def will be all you’ll hear (and hear … Continue reading

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Pop Art

There’s an incredibly fun project in the works for this fall’s Storefronts installations round. I can’t tell you much about it without spoiling the fun. HOWEVER, I can tell you that the artists in question need your balloons. So, if … Continue reading

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Rubbing Oil on Their Holes

What? That’s what it IS… John Grade is an internationally-shown, prolific local artist, whose work has been seen on the cover of the Seattle Times twice in the last year. His current work, titled The Wawona, will be installed permanently … Continue reading

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Visible Invisible Cities

Michael Harrison has been obsessively (I use the word in the most flattering way possible) creating these spires, these towers, these clusters of points reaching upwards and straining both with and from each other, like some sort of fairy-tale urban … Continue reading

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