🎶🎸🎤 This weekend's music lineup is "So Dreamy"

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Seattle's newest music festival is So Dreamy

So Dreamy music festival

Queer and BIPOC artists take center stage at the So Dreamy music festival after feeling a lack of inclusion from Seattle’s music scene for too long. Performances run June 4-5 (this weekend!) and feature something for everyone–from gunk pop to surfer punk to techno to indie. Grab a sneak peak ahead of this weekend's music with Cody Choi, festival organizer and singer from SuperCoze, and their acoustic performance of indie-pop song “Premonition.”


New generation mixes old & new; preserving history & updating identity

Pagoda in Chinatown-International District

Young entrepreneurs in Seattle’s Chinatown International District (CID) reflect on a time before the rise in gentrification and hate crimes. They’re determined to preserve the neighborhood’s diversity and make sure it’s safe for Seattleites of all backgrounds to visit, work, and live.


“Look, Listen & Learn” defines family

Auntie Lena and Possum

“You can have as many people in your family as you have room for in your heart.” We’re proud to be part of the “Look, Listen & Learn” chosen family, and of course, you can be too! There’s plenty of room for more members, as Auntie Lena and Possum learn on this week’s episode.


City Hall hoists Pride Flag in celebration of Pride Month

Seattle's Pride Flag flies at City Hall

“There will be no Pride for some of us without liberation for all of us.” Hear from the city and community leaders who gathered at City Hall this week to raise the Pride Flag in recognition and celebration of Pride Month and our LGBTQ+ community and history.


1905 Ballard: A hay-day for roving livestock

Images of cattle and shepherds in old Ballard from Seattle Municipal Archives

We don’t usually think pastoral farmland when we think of Ballard, but in the early 1900s, cows and their foul-mouthed “shepherd boys” roamed its now-urban hills. Seattle Municipal Archives has the proof, and the hand-written complaints for and against these bovine wanderings.


Author Angela Garbes talks about the “essential labor” of motherhood

Angela Garbes speaks at the Seattle Public Library

In her latest book, “Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change,” Angela Garbes approaches the problem of an increasingly disconnected society from the perspective of motherhood. She shares her own complicated relationship with care work and how she hopes to see it change going forward.


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