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How Paul Allen Saved the Seattle Cinerama

How Paul Allen Saved the Seattle Cinerama

In memory of Paul Allen, we’re returning to Mike Tiano’s examination of the late Microsoft co-founder’s role in preserving the Seattle Cinerama Theater.

Syrinx Effect – A Sky You Could Strike A Match On (2018)

Syrinx Effect – A Sky You Could Strike A Match On (2018)

It’s always a good indication that the music is working the way the artists intend for it to work when you struggle to pigeonhole it but can easily get a firm grasp of its emotional impact. Syrinx Effect ‘s ‘A Sky You Could Strike A Match On’ does just that.

Sam Boshnack Quintet – Nellie Bly Project (2017)

Sam Boshnack Quintet – Nellie Bly Project (2017)

Just as Nellie Bly was able to show what a woman is capable of when gender barriers are confronted or outright ignored, Sam Boshnack is an example of a growing number of women leading a resurgence of creativity in jazz.

Saving the Seattle Cinerama: Paul Allen’s Gift to Movie Lovers (Part 2 of 2)

Saving the Seattle Cinerama: Paul Allen’s Gift to Movie Lovers (Part 2 of 2)

Mike Tiano on how Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen valued culture over profits while saving the Seattle Cinerama.

Seattle’s 70mm Film Festival Triumphs and Travails (Part 1 of 2)

Seattle’s 70mm Film Festival Triumphs and Travails (Part 1 of 2)

As the 70mm Film Festival continues in Seattle, Mike Tiano looks at the challenges theaters face in obtaining 70mm prints.

Rik Wright’s Fundamental Forces – Red (2014)

‘Red’ establishes Rik Wright’s Fundamental Forces as a hard-to-categorize jazz force to be reckoned with.

Burn List – Burn List (2014)

Burn List represents Seattle’s edgier notion of jazz, and represents it well.

Syrinx Effect – Snail Songs EP (2014)

Snail Songs by Syrinx Effect Creating soothing, soulful sounds can come from an endless combination of sources, and Seattle’s New Music duo Syrinx Effect does it with just a trombone and a soprano saxophone.

Sam Boshnack Quintet – Exploding Syndrome (2014)

From the same lively, progressive jazz scene in Seattle that’s brought us Paul Rucker, Cuong Vu and the various “tet” bands (Reptet, Triptet and Hardcoretet), Samantha “Sam” Boshnack is the fast-rising star of the bunch.

Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt (2013)

Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt (2013)

For all the indications of Pearl Jam’s gloomy nature, that’s never been the opinion of yours truly.

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