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5/13/20: ‘A FINE PLACE, REASONABLY PRICED’
May 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Twin Peaks’ diner’s new caretakers; a dance director says we should preserve artists, not just arts institutions; there’s a backlash to the state’s ‘contact tracing’ program before it starts.

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.

5/6/20: 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.

5/5/20: BRAYING THE ALARM
May 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon Web Services VP quits in protest; ‘Phase 1’ of the state’s reopening will last a while; recall drive targets Snohomish County sheriff; no, elderberries won’t cure the COVID.

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.

2/28/20: DEPRESSION EXPRESSION
Apr 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tatiana Gill’s comix tales of medication (Rx and other); (some) outdoor recreation to return in WA; doing real work in online office ‘environments’; we’ve hit the COVID ‘plateau’ but that’s not enough.

4/27/20: POSITIVE (C-)ID
Apr 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Artists send love to the Chinatown-International District; the ‘New Yorker’ thinks we had a better early COVID response than NYC; Boeing jilts Embraer at the merger altar; ‘the Seattle that existed before March is gone forever’.

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).

4/23/20: LOVE YOUR MOTHER
Apr 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A low-key Earth Day; how Snohomish County got a state-defying sheriff; Durkan pans payroll-tax plan while Councilmembers ponder how to spend its proceeds; Boeing’s reopening as a national ‘test case.’

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.

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