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August 14, 2020


Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ a window to mediocrity

2.5 STARS OUT OF 5 (Want to know what our star ratings mean? Check out our review formatting here) As the final installment of the Unbreakable trilogy, M. Night Shyamalan’s new film Glass gives an okay ending. As a stand-alone film, though, it’s pretty rough. Since the premiere of the film Unbreakable in 2000, it has garnered


Speed Dating – For a Cause

If you’ve never heard of or experienced speed dating, it is an activity done at a bar, coffee shop or community center with lots of people that want to date or meet new friends. Some haven’t had any luck meeting people conventionally due to work or school schedules, moving to a new area, hatred of


Student Artist Spotlight – Ryan McCormick

Ryan McCormick is a student here at Seattle Central who has been taking art classes for about a year. He spent several years as a professional chef, working for Seattle’s very own legendary chef, Tom Douglas. Ryan sat down with me to discuss why he left the grind of the culinary world and his plans


Review: Creed 2

There has been a huge trend of sequels and remakes in Hollywood over the past few years, and while some of them were necessary, many were not. The movie Creed 2 is one of those rare exceptions that is actually worthwhile. Creed 2, sequel to Creed, once again stars Michael B. Jordan, who was in


“In The Heights” Review

This is a must see musical about love, laughter, compassion, and faith. The music is so moving, it makes you want to get up on your feet and dance.  This is just a small insight into the exhilarating production of In The Heights. In The Heights was conceived by Lin Manuel Miranda , with its


Review of PNB’s The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker has a certain magic to it no matter how impressive the production and no matter what the quality of the dancers or musicians is. There’s just something to it that feels like gentle warmth from a fireplace, or a soothing mug of tea. However, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Bertolucci (left, in wheelchair) receiving an honorary degree from the University of Parma

Bernardo Bertolucci: A Filmmaker’s Legacy

On November 26, 2018, one of the world’s greatest filmmaking pioneers passed away. Director Bernardo Bertolucci was born in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy in 1941, and started his career as an assistant director. Bertolucci attended Rome University, where he also became well known for his poetry. Bertolucci helmed many films, his first being The Grim Reaper


Danez Smith at Seattle Central

This Monday evening, Seattle Arts and Lectures opened the first event of their poetry series at Seattle Central’s Broadway performance hall. It was a sold-out gig studded with the stars of the Seattle poetry world that began with several short performances inspired by the works of award-winning poet and performer Danez Smith, followed by a

Jiujitsu Training Exercises

Self Defense for Mental Health

When I watched my first UFC match on TV, I honestly had no idea what was going on. I can’t remember who was in the Octagon, but I know it was at least two years before Connor McGregor would become a global household name. I had just started boxing, so when the fighters were exchanging

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