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The Drainage | March 21, 2018

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Art & Design

Design is everywhere. Art is everywhere. Here is a selection of design-oriented things we are talking about.

Yonathan Garfias is Done With Music (For Now.) But What’s To Come?

July 30, 2016 |

Yonathan Garfias has played with the likes of Pond, Tame Impala, and a multitude of other bands and artists. Garfias, primarily a bassist, has recorded various experimental solo projects. Garfias unexpectedly announced that he will be taking an indefinite hiatus … Read More

Puget Soundtrack: Madeleine Cocolas Presents The Birds

December 2, 2015 |

This Thursday, Seattle-based composer Madeleine Cocolas will live score Alfred Hitchcock’s legendary The Birds as the next installation of Puget Soundtrack.

On her selection: “I was initially apprehensive to add a score, because it was so consciously left out … Read More

Puget Soundtrack: Ahamefule Oluo Presents Police Beat

October 2, 2015 |

Right now is the Northwest Film Forum’s annual Local Sightings Film Festival, a fantastic program which focuses on home-grown films and filmmakers. For their closing night this Saturday, Ahamefule Oluo will live score Police Beat, a film created by Seattle’s own Charles Mudede.

In … Read More

Puget Soundtrack: Tim Held Presents Predator

September 18, 2015 |

This Saturday, the next installation of the Puget Soundtrack series continues with Tim Held’s live scoring of (one of my favorites, and probably one of everyone’s too…) Predator. This Sci-Fi classic comes as almost a follow-up to Alien, and I think it will … Read More

Wire Cutters

August 29, 2015 |

Wire Cutters is a wonderful animated sci-fi short film that tells the story of a chance encounter between two robots who are mining on a desolate planet. The short was directed by Jack Anderson, and it’s a won some great … Read More

What the Festival! 2015 Re-Cap

July 2, 2015 |

WTF! has a mysterious habit of generating synchronicity. They have making great experiences almost down to a science. A science that begins with asking the people what they want, giving the people what the want and is finalized by layering … Read More

Live at Sasquatch! 2015: Thunderpussy

June 1, 2015 |

If you think this band’s name is bomb and their stage presence is badass, wait’ll you hear their fucking rock ‘n roll.

Look at these five photos, then stop wasting time and go see them live. What else do … Read More

NWFF: Puget Soundtrack – Newaxeyes Presents Alien

April 16, 2015 |

4/20 is a time for friends, movies, music, and food (am I missing something?). To celebrate this year, the Northwest Film Forum is putting on another installment of the Puget Soundtrack series, with Newaxeyes live scoring Ridley Scott’s 1979 … Read More

A Few Thoughts on the March Film + Music + Interactive Happy Hour

March 25, 2015 |

At the last minute this evening, I was able to dip into Spitfire for the March Film + Music + Interactive Happy Hour. Each month, the Seattle Office of Film + Music puts together a panel or presentation that addresses … Read More

Tanks and Helmets 3 Art Show

March 17, 2015 |

35 artists, 25 helmets, 10 tanks. This Thursday March 19th at Neumo’s is the 3rd annual Tanks and Helmets art show. Some great artist painting some cool helmets and motorcycle tanks. RSVP here. 7-11pm.

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