President Barack Obama arrived in Seattle at Sea-Tac Airport on June 24, 2016 to attend a fundraiser for Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Air Force One arrived in all of its glory in the afternoon, and President Obama was greeted by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine. Also part of the large welcoming committee included local singer Brandi Carlile and her family.
Sex, drugs, and rock and roll were certainly the themes of the 1970's and the main focus of HBO's newest music industry drama, Vinyl. Set to debut publicly on February 14th, Seattleites were treated to a sneak peek of the pilot episode hosted by HBO last night at the Cinerama theater, where they also premiered an episode of Game of Thrones a few years ago. The swanky
Vinho Verde is a Portugese wine that literally means "green wine," but translates as "young wine." Varying between red, white, and rosé, Vinho Verde is known to a have a slightly effervescent quality that appeals to wine drinkers who enjoy a slightly fizzy drink. In October, Benson Marketing Group hosted a Vinho Verde wine tasting and meal pairing at Purple Café and Wine Bar in
On the night of Saturday, August 8th, Taylor Swift took Seattle by storm as she brought her 1989 World Tour to Century Link Field. The sold out crowd ate up Swift's explosive, vibrant performance that, as promised by Swift herself, included several surprises. Rapper Fetty Wap made an appearance, performing his hit "Trap Queen," leading the entire crowd in a chorus of happy birthday for
The first week of August saw the annual Watershed Music Festival take place at the Gorge Amphitheater. The sold out three-day country music festival saw the likes of headliners Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood and Dierks Bentley, with supporting artists including Gary Allan, Easton Corbin, Hunter Hayes, Joe Nichols, Sam Hunt, and many more. Check out select images from the night below, with more available
Photos of Tyler the Creator of Odd Future performing at the Showbox in Seattle on July 2, 2015.
Photos from the annual Seattle Dyke March through Capitol Hill during Seattle Pride 2015. For more coverage of previous years of Pride in Seattle, click here.
Photos of guitar hero Joe Bonamassa performing live at the Paramount Theater on May 14 in Seattle, Washington.
The 41st annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) opened on May 14 with a grand Opening Night Gala at McCaw Hall. Featuing a special screening of Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy, the evening also featured a special appearance by the film's director, Paul Feig. Every year, SIFF brings out lots of notable guest talent to Seattle. Some of this year's special guests in attendance included Tab Hunter,