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Spring City Arts Artwalk Awards

We’ve been so busy making neon, that we almost forgot to bask in the glory of victory! Last May we won a quarterly award hosted by City Arts Magazine, who recently featured us in an article titled “ 268 more words

more than music

If you were thinking that Seattle’s annual Labor Day weekend festival, Bumbershoot, is strictly about music, here’s a surprise: Bumbershoot also stages Words & Ideas… 21 more words


2015 Pipeline Program Reading

This Summer, we will be reading award winning author Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian!

I can personally vouch for this book – it is very funny, easy to read, and includes hilarious sketches to bring Alexie’s story alive. 37 more words


Adventures in Dementia

Once again, time and workload and life and laziness conspired against me.  While my personal interest in writing these reviews has never entirely abandoned me, the end of April and all of May and – okay – early June saw me besieged by end-of-the-semester grading, pre-Writing Project Summer Institute planning (and the start of that institute last week), and a general malaise that always strikes in the lull between semesters.   584 more words


Native American writer Sherman Alexie on Rachel Dolezal: 'Ain't nothing new' to us

Native American writer Sherman Alexie and his followers launched a discussion on Twitter about pretend-ians in light of the Rachel Dolezal race-fakery

Grab the popcorn. 180 more words

US Politics

My forehead was blown out - poem

I don’t want to write about that dream, the one where my forehead was blown out, where the water made me the worst kind of demon-face creature around, worse than any clip I found on google image search. 311 more words


The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist-Fight in Heaven

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Frustrations can lead to rash actions. Regardless of how one feels about the frustrations boiling up in cities like Boston and Ferguson and the resulting actions, my white, middle-class frustrations in response were largely regarding my own lack of comprehension. 1,073 more words