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5/12/20: ART OF THE MATTER
May 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Posters to inspire and instruct in this moment; a closed-but-timely museum show; the latest excuse for predicting emptied-out cities; King County wants to see a face mask on you.

5/11/20: RE-BAR, DE-BARRED
May 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Legendary DJ/performance space won’t reopen (at its current spot); King County counts its 500th COVID death; more anti-quarantine protests, lawsuits; Pramila Jayapal wants a Paycheck Guarantee Act.

5/8/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 3
May 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Still more on storefront murals and their creators; City Council won’t vote on ‘Amazon tax’ for a good while; Soundgarden members sue Vicky Cornell over benefit-concert money; a brief Mother’s Day message.

5/7/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 2
May 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More amazing storefront murals; could a new Works Progress Admin. help save the arts?; is Seattle’s grim budget estimate not grim enough?; recalling the war against not just the Nazis but the ‘Nazi idea’.

5/6/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 1
May 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A few of the storefront murals bringing a little life to our streets; starting Phase 1 of the reopening while wondering when Phase 2 might start; another GOP suit against stay-home orders; giving a local street a more appropriate namesake without changing its name.

5/4/20: LIKE CLOCKWORK
May 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local artisan repairs tiny intricate devices; getting ‘phased’ by Inslee’s new state guidelines; some of the angriest anti-quarantine trolls come from some of the worst-stricken counties; the lessons of the ‘Vietnam era’ as seen by Vietnamese people.

5/1/20: DRAWN, APART
May 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Comix artist depicts local folks’ current fears/hopes; economic grimness continues; Amazon’s sales shoot up (as do its expenses; what will talk radio ranters do without a May Day march to rail against?

4/30/20: LAWN ARTS
Apr 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Public art comes to a front yard near you; the Seattle Art Fair’s canceled for this year; beware an “infodemic” of cheats and liars; a major local record store won’t reopen.

4/29/20: ARIA CODES
Apr 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

“Ballard’s Opera Man” sings out nightly; most state restrictions will likely go on after next week; the areas where bus ridership’s dropped most/least; microbreweries could face macro-trouble.

4/24/20: QUADS IN BLOCKS
Apr 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Stuck-home UW students make a Minecraft replica campus; Gates has harsh words about a harsh time; Sea-Tac passenger traffic’s almost nil; where’s Bezos? (maybe in Texas).

4/22/20: SCENES FROM A DIFFICULT TIME, PART II
Apr 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More photo portraits of local folk surviving; Inslee says we still need mass testing; a new PBS documentary compares WA’s and DC’s COVID responses; Earth Day turns 50 as the air gets temporarily cleaner.

4/21/20: SCENES FROM A DIFFICULT TIME, PART 1
Apr 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local photog shows folks dealing with both shutdown and racism; UW biology prof warns against reopening too soon; West Seattle low bridge could also get shut; what will the arts look like after this?

4/20/20: YOU LIGHT UP MY MUSEUM
Apr 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Animations of hope projected on a wall; how that last Sounders match didn’t get canceled; alt-right rally goers in Olympia defy social distancing guidelines; the king of false COVID rumors (on the receiving end).

4/16/20: PUSHPINS IN COMMENCEMENT BAY
Apr 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A sawmill’s remains as seen from above; West Seattle Bridge may be a goner; Sen. Murray wants fed-backed mass testing; foes of the latest ‘Amazon Tax’ cite its potential effects on everybody except Amazon.

4/15/20: ‘MISSING’ PIECES
Apr 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

T-shirts to remember what’s not in your life; we’re apparently making great progress but can’t let up; Amazon fires workers who dissed its warehouse safety practices; Matt Shea claims the pandemic’s just a sham Marxist plot.

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