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Grow up – but don’t forget how to play like a kid

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Bikers at the Fremont Solstice Parade have helped you find Waldo en masse.

Tricksters of stage, screen, and western Seattle. One business owner on homelessness in SODO. Missing faces at the Seattle International Dance Festival. And what does it mean to travel in an unequal world?

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Shep Siegel: Disruptive Play

Fremont Solstice Festival? Mark your calendars: Shepherd Siegel says you need more play in your life. His new book is Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culture.


Earlier this week, we discussed the findings of the most recent One Night Count of homeless Seattle residents. One data point was a 38% decrease in the number of Seattleites living in their cars. Leslie Shelton, a small business owner in the SODO neighborhood, says that’s not borne out in her neighborhood.

Artist visas with Marcie

This weekend, the Seattle International Dance Festival opens. But it’s missing more than a few pairs of feet. The US government is increasingly denying temporary cultural visas to dancers and other artists. KUOW arts and culture reporter Marcie Sillman has been following the story.

Anu Taranath, Mindful Travel

You’re on a road in Bangladesh and a young child asks you for money. Suddenly you’re confronted with a microcosm of the world’s inequality and your own privilege, all over pocket change. What do you do? University of Washington faculty member Anu Taranath’s new book speaks to those discomforts. It’s called Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World.

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