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FINDING HILLYWOOD screening at Harvard Exit on July 7!

Rwandan filmmakers at work
Don't miss your chance to see the amazing film FINDING HILLYWOOD on the big screen, July 7 at 7:30p! As a public media broadcaster, we love this film and all that it stands for. Capturing the growth of the film community in Rwanda, FINDING HILLYWOOD serves as a perfect example of how film can transform people's lives for the better.
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FINDING HILLYWOOD

MUSIC VIDEO TUESDAY featuring THEESatisfaction's "QueenS"

Somebody might have neglected her blogging duties yesterday, hence today's Music Video Tuesday post. Since we are already painting outside the lines...this video is actually not directed by a NW filmmaker. This music video comes from cultural critic and filmmaker dream hampton, who is based in Detroit, MI. However, in keeping with Reel NW criteria, the video features Seattle-based R&B hip hop duo THEESatisfaction.

CP Nosh: Khoresh-e Bademjan (Eggplant Stew)

Photo by Øyvind Holmstad | Creative Commons

Welcome to CP Nosh – a delicious recipe inspired by this week’s show.

The Savory 6 with Kristin Moore

The Savory 6 with Kristin Moore

Welcome to The Savory 6 – a weekly column featuring six weekly questions for one of the guests on our show. Check, Please! Northwest is all about dining out, but that’s not the only thing that happens at the table. When you put three strangers together and encourage banter, anything can happen! It’s a happy byproduct of the show and it’s one of my favorite parts – getting to know all of these food-loving folks. In this weekly article, we get to dig a little deeper into one of our guest’s culinary quirks and preferences.

Masterpiece Mystery connections: Inspector Endeavour Morse

Shaun Evans as Endeavour and Kevin Whatley as Inspector Lewis

Masterpiece Mystery viewers take note: Season two of Endeavour premieres 6/29, and you can catch up on season one starting Sunday, 6/1, at 9pm. Since the original Inspector Morse series started way back in 1987, we thought we’d review the connections between these incredibly popular shows for current Endeavour (and Morse and Lewis) fans.

DAMNATION

Hopefully you had the chance to see the engaging, eye-opening, yet entertaining documentary DamNation when it screened at SIFF. If not, don’t fret. You’ll have two chances to see the film in the near future. On June 5, the film will be screening in Patagonia stores across the country, including 7p showings at the Seattle and Portland stores. And, beginning on June 6, the film will be available for rent and purchase on Vimeo On Demand.

Mr. Selfridge S2 Recap: It’s always been all for Rose

Mr. Selfridge Season 2 Finale
NOTE: Our Tea Times blogger Amie Simon crystallizes what went down in the Masterpiece Classic: Mr. Selfridge Season 2 finale. (This recap is loaded with spoilers, as all good recaps should be! ICYMI, or want to see it again, watch online before 6/17/2014. Video U.S. only.

CP Nosh: Cabbage Pancakes

Welcome to CP Nosh – a delicious recipe inspired by this week’s show. This week all of the guests took us to their favorite breakfast spots. From a greasy spoon down south to an upscale farm-focused restaurant in wine country, we ate a LOT of breakfast!

The Savory 6 with Rachel Roland

group picture

Welcome to The Savory 6, a weekly column featuring six weekly questions for one of the guests on our show. Check, Please! Northwest is all about dining out, but that’s not the only thing that happens at the table. When you put three strangers together and encourage banter, anything can happen! It’s a happy byproduct of the show and it’s one of my favorite parts—getting to know all of these food-loving folks. In this weekly article, we get to dig a little deeper into one of our guest’s culinary quirks and preferences.

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