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What mystery will the Bletchley Circle solve next?

Lucy and Susan help Millie up after a near-miss in the street

New viewers of The Bletchley Circle, we envy you. One of the shortest and most intriguing series about women in England after WWII awaits. In this week's post, Amie Simon catches us up for season 2.

Music Video Monday: a Kithkin Double Feature


Seattle band Kithkin released their latest collaboration with Altrac Productions yesterday.

Local Sightings 2013 in Review


Local Sightings 2013 in Review

The Men of Selfridges

Jeremy Piven as Harry Gordon Selfridge

Season two of Masterpiece Classic’s Mr. Selfridge is under way! As a companion piece to The Women of Selfridges, we thought we’d take a look at where Harry Selfridge and the other men of the series are now—and where they might be going. Amie Simon writes:

(Note: Contains season 1 spoilers, and minor spoilers from the season 2 premiere.)

Music Video Monday featuring Tacocat's "Hey Girl"




"Sweaty jerks" get called out in this "lovingly handmade" video for Seattle band Tacocat's "Hey Girl," directed by fellow Seattleites Eric J. Olson and James Smith. Sweaty jerks they are not.

Where have you gone $5 COVER: SEATTLE?


Today I had intended to post a link to Lynn Shelton's Seattle music series $5 COVER (in keeping with the April 4th broadcast of music doc WELCOME TO DOE BAY). I watched this series when I moved to the city three years ago, and from the first episode, I could not stop buzzing with excitement. I was living in a city with all of these creative minds? And would have opportunities aplenty to see this sort of amazing music live?? It seemed too good to be true.

Mr. Selfridge Season 2: Part One: We Have to Adapt

Delphine Day, Rose Selfridge and Lady Mae Loxley

And we're back! Amie Simon recaps the season premiere of Mr. Selfridge, season 2. As usual, this post contains spoilers.

TBT with NORTHWEST VISIONARIES

TBT with NORTHWEST VISIONARIES

Ken Levine's film NORTHWEST VISIONARIES first broadcast on PBS in 1988. Today, it still holds up as a fascinating look at the Puget Sound art scene in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. #TBT

End Women's History Month with a bang...courtesy of the Rat City Rollergirls!

Blood on the Flat Track, Rat City Rollergirls

End Women's History Month with a bang...courtesy of the Rat City Rollergirls!

In celebration of Women's History Month, we encourage you to check out BLOOD ON THE FLAT TRACK: THE RISE OF THE RAT CITY ROLLERGIRLS. Co-directed by Seattle-based filmmakers Lainy Bagwell and Lacey Leavitt, this film has entertainment value for roller derby fanatics and novices alike. BLOOD ON THE FLAT TRACK is available for purchase and rent on Amazon.
Warning: helmets not included.

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