🏉 Seawolves fever | 💃 Burlesque + Funk festival | 🏒 Seattle's forgotten hockey heroes

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Seattle Seawolves fever runs high

Seattle Seawolves rugby players running on the field

The Seattle Seawolves defended its Major League Rugby championship with a stunning 26-23 victory in the final seconds of a match against the San Diego Legion on Sunday. But the Seawolves aren't just focused on winning. They're committed to building a culture of inclusion and involvement in a sport many predict will soon explode in Seattle. We recently caught up with the team.

Seattle's Rugby Pioneers


'Dragon Cycle' draws on family history

Actor Sara Porkalob and her grandmother at a family celebration.

 Sara Porkalob, artist, activist and storyteller, discusses the inspiration for "Dragon Cycle," a trilogy of plays she created honoring three generations of Filipino-American women in her family. "One of the strengths that we had growing up was our unit, as dysfunctional as it was," Porkalob tells Art Zone with Nancy Guppy about the power of her family bonds.

Sara speaks her truth


Author revives Seattle's Stanley Cup story

Vintage photo of the Seattle Metropolitans hockey team

Local author Kevin Ticen is more accustomed to a slider than a slapshot. The former UW baseball standout brings the Seattle Metropolitans, the first American hockey team to win the Stanley Cup, back to life in his new book "When It Mattered Most." Tice talks with CityStream about the inspiration behind the book, a story where victory, love and war tangle like hockey sticks on ice.

Seattle's forgotten hockey heroes


Burlesque + funk festival to heat up Seattle

Mx. Pucks A'Plenty and Rebecca Mmm Davis, founders of What the Funk burlesque festival, pose on the set of Art Zone.

What the Funk: An All POC Burlesque Festival is something new to hit Seattle's vibrant burlesque scene. The three-day summer festival will feature people of color performing to funk music. The dynamic duo behind the event bring their glam and glitter to Art Zone with Nancy Guppy.

What the Funk?!