MOHAI to host “Speakeasy Saturdays” complete with beverages

Join the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) for Speakeasy Saturdays: learn about Seattle’s prohibition history…and drink a little booze. On Saturdays in June and July (except July 4), visit MOHAI’s 21st Century Speakeasy events to learn about Seattle during Prohibition and sample the innovative and creative Puget Sound-made craft beers, ciders and liquors of today. […]

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New Seattle Center playground opening May 22!

The new “imaginative, artists-created outdoor playground in the Next 50 Plaza will be officially opened during a Grand Opening Ceremony at noon on May 22. Join Seattle Center for the Grand Opening ceremony of the new playground, titled “Artists at Play,” at noon on Friday, May 22. Enjoy a performance by Northwest Tap Connection, Simba Youth […]

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What would you do with five minutes and a microphone?

The popular, off-the-wall public speaking series, Ignite Seattle, returns tonight at Town Hall Seattle. Presenters are asked: “If you had five minutes on stage, what would you say? What if you got only 20 slides, and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds?” Each Ignite event focus on a variety of topics and are presented by […]

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Argosy Cruises adds translation services for Asian visitors

Argosy now offers headsets with Japanese, Mandarin and Chinese translations for their Tillicum Village cruises. Argosy has partnered with AudioConexus, which will provide Chinese and Japanese visitors the ability to use state-of-the-art headsets to listen to the information given out during their Tillicum Village cruises. The headsets are also capable of translating the stories told […]

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Downtown Lowdown: Week of May 18 – 24

Downtown Lowdown: Your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle. If it’s happening, you’ll find it here.   Monday, May 18 — Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)  SIFF’s festival continues for the next three weeks, and will show more than 450 films.  Does this seem overwhelming? Fear not — The Seattle Times […]

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