Best of 2012: An attorney prosecutes her foe, Alzheimer’s

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

Big Hollywood’s digital push may mean the end for independent theaters

Bellingham’s Pickford Film Center is downright neighborly. As the only 365-day independent cinema between Seattle and Vancouver B.C., the Pickford’s mission “is to provide a forum…

From peak to peak: Documenting the world’s most remote places

Bainbridge filmmaker Liesl Clark’s life revolves around high altitudes. As a toddler growing up in Chile, where her father was an economic advisor to then-President…

Paul Allen’s Little Shop of Horrors

Horror-curious visitors to EMP’s, "Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film," descend into the basement via a spiral staircase through soundtracked screams and blood-red…

Seattle Weekender: Sounders FC and exiled Russian opulence

Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers The Sounders have not managed a win yet this season against the Portland Timbers, a true injustice given that the…

An attorney prosecutes her foe, Alzheimer’s

The trouble started for Myriam Marquez in March of 2009. One evening while driving home from Mount Vernon where she worked as an attorney, Marquez…

Seattle Weekender: Joaquin Phoenix goes nuts and justice is served at Town Hall

The Master Pervert, scoundrel, animal, drunk, lackey. Joaquin Phoenix’s character Freddie Quell in the newly released movie The Master is all of these and more.…

Is there profit in health care changes?

Back in June of 2012, a small crowd gathered outside the Bank of America tower in downtown Seattle to celebrate the Supreme Court’s upholding of…

Seattle Weekender: Don Corleone, the American Dream, and Beer!

Oktoberfest A perfect combination — beer and running. At the Fremont Oktoberfest, there’s obviously beer, and lots of it. Over 40 micro-breweries set up camp…

Seattle Weekender: Martin Amis, Dino DNA and Ramayana

Martin Amis Reading In all honesty, I had never heard of Martin Amis before I started writing this piece about him and his newest book,…

Seattle Weekender: Chinatown, rough rides, and Bumbershoot happenings

Bumbershoot may be approaching its golden years, but it’s still the head bitch in charge in terms of notoriety. A day there could send you…

Seattle Weekender: Vikings, arts phenoms and rhino tales

Slideluck Potshow It’s a simple idea that has grown into a multi-national event. Slideluck Potshow is much like it sounds: Local artists and arts enthusiasts…

White House honoring Rainier Beach High PTSA leader

Carlina Brown, president of the Rainier Beach High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), will be honored this Friday (Aug 10) at the White House…

Seattle Weekender: Sallie Ford, the mighty M’s, and pickleball

Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside The band met like any other band does in Portland — they were misplaced artists from around the country…

Sports arena coming down to close calls

Kris Brannon, AKA “The Sonics Guy,” is the hardest working fan in Seattle, and he’s not even from here. He lives in Tacoma, where he…