Best of 2012: How homeless remembrance finally found a Seattle home

Editors' note: Each day during the holidays, Crosscut will revisit top stories from the last year in a specific category. Today's focus is on the arts.…

Seattle Weekender: Lovers on the waterfront, the Eurocup final, berry picking

Arts on the Waterfront presents "Romeo and Juliet" Next to the aquarium on Pier 59, Arts on the Waterfront brings to the Seattle rabble Shakespeare's…

How homeless remembrance finally found a Seattle home

On an overcast Wednesday earlier this month, around 50 people gathered at Renton’s Mt. Olivet Cemetery for the funeral of 154 King County citizens whose…

Seattle Weekender: The morality of lies, E.J. Dionne and erotic art

Dan Ariely: The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty Still struggling to forgive Mike Daisey for using his license as an artist to drive journalistic integrity off…

Seattle Weekender: Country Western eye candy, a very furry 5K, and power tool drag races

The Films of Montgomery Clift The not always so sensitive John Wayne might have had more to gripe about on the set of Red River…

Seattle Weekender: Republican brains, Northwest beer, and museums get queer

Seattle Beer Week I know, here you were thinking every week was beer week but it turns out this is the real deal. The city-wide…

Seattle Weekender: Edible plants, Seattle reads a 9/11 novel, y Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo at El Centro de La Raza  Este sábado es el Cinco de Mayo and there is no better place to celebrate this…

McGinn, SPD show off confiscated May Day weapons

Confiscated weapons stole the show at today’s press conference on police action during yesterday’s May Day protests. Mayor McGinn expressed his satisfaction at law enforcement…

Seattle Weekender: Nifty youth films, songs inspired by Seuss, and a polar bear dance party

Seattle Poetry Slam 2012 Grand Slam The war of words has been heating up the Seattle slam community every week since September, and this Saturday…

Another Occupy movement rears its head at Westlake

Tickets are sold out to see Tavis Smiley and Cornel West at the Neptune Theatre tonight, but those desperate for a glance of the pair…

Midday Scan: Seattle targets 3 superintendent candidates

Seattle, we have three potential superintendents. And they’re all from the West Coast. The finalists are Jose Banda of Anaheim City School District in California,…

Seattle Weekender: Travel by eating, the poetry apocalypse, and a Japanese culture convention

Plate of Nations On what Seattle street can you find philly cheesesteak, doro wat with injera, mixed vegetable ugali with chapati, halal pho, fried catfish,…

Seattle Weekender: Northwest poetry and beer, the Americanization of India, and an old German man paints

Akash Kapur: A Portrait of Modern India The son of an Indian father and American mother, writer Akash Kapur says he grew up considering the…

The Weekender: Sarah Vowell, Hip-hop for the Homeless, and The Devil v. C.S. Lewis

Sarah Vowell  Described by Vanity Fair as “queen of the literary hipster nerds,” Sarah Vowell makes a stop in Seattle this weekend, a city full of…

Seattle Weekender: Futuristic physics, femmes on film, and Seattle’s best grub

Michio Kaku: Physics of the FutureTheoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, “superhero of the incomprehensible” is neither Obi-Wan Kenobi nor Dr. Who, but he does know…