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Escape artist recycles Houdini stunt at GreenFest 2010

A crowd of curious and slightly bewildered onlookers craned their necks towards the main stage at City Hall Plaza, eager to see what a middle-aged woman in a black Speedo planned to do with an armful of chains, a partially deflated kiddie pool, and a bl
Bin there, done that
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  August 27, 2010

It is the heat

“Going green” may be an annoying trendy catch phrase, but there’s something to be said for turning down the global thermostat before we all drown in a pool of our own sweat.
. . . though humidity plays its part. Either way, global warming means sweating it out this summer.
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  June 09, 2008

Oh, snap!

Whether pasted tidily in albums, framed and displayed in the den, tossed in a shoebox in the closet, or abandoned to the thrift shop, family photos — our own, or those belonging to total strangers — are mesmerizing.
‘Shoot the Family’ at Mass Art, Camilo Ramirez at Montserrat, and Art for PDAs at Axiom
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 02, 2007

The Bladerunners

Freestyle music is an overlooked chapter of dance music. The Bladerunners, "Work It, Shake It (remix edit)" (mp3)
7L brings back the Razor; Lif hits the road
By DAVID DAY  |  November 09, 2006

Happy accidents

Ben Gibbard, the unassuming singer-songwriter who fronts the Seattle-by-way-of-Bellingham foursome Death Cab for Cutie, is, as he puts it, just 45 minutes from “walking out my door and going to San Francisco for Neil Young’s annual Bridge School benefit.
The slow, steady rise of Death Cab for Cutie
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 02, 2006