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Nicole Brodeur is a Seattle Times columnist.



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k.d. lang opens her ‘Ingénue Redux Tour’ in Seattle area

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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k.d. lang’s breakthrough record, “Ingénue,” is 25 years old now, and the Canadian singer is headed out for an anniversary tour during which she will sing the album in order. Her tour starts with three dates in the Seattle area, Feb. 23, 24 and 26.



‘The Lockdown Generation’ may just be the ones who can change gun policy

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800

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They grew up knowing school shootings to be a common occurrence. Lockdown drills were just part of normal life. Now, columnist Nicole Brodeur thinks, this upcoming group of young people may be the ones who can drive shifts in politics around guns.



Sex tapes, politics, cigarettes: a conversation with Fran Lebowitz

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0800

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When author and social commentarian Fran Lebowitz comes to Seattle Feb. 18, she’ll spend most of her visit taking questions from the audience. Since the election, she said, 90 percent of the questions people ask her are about politics.



Planned Parenthood, King County file suits over cuts to teen-pregnancy prevention effort

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:41 -0800

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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced it was canceling a Teen Pregnancy Prevention program two years early, cutting $2.2 million from King County. The county and local Planned Parenthood affiliates are filing suit.



Want to work out like the ‘Notorious RBG’? Come meet her trainer

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:35:42 -0800

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What's it like to be the personal trainer for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Turns out it doesn't involve a whole lot of talking.



Will Ferrell, Chad Smith, Brandi Carlile and two members of Pearl Jam make ‘One Classy Night’ a laugh

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:10:28 -0800

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It was a hilarious, heartfelt gathering of friends from several different bands — and one famous funnyman — who came together to raise money for nonprofit Cancer for College.



Inspired Seattle techie helps museum tell black America’s story

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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Visiting Washington, D.C.’s National Museum of African American History and Culture can be profound, says Travis McPhail, and his team’s touch-screen project enriches the experience by letting visitors explore the vast collection of artifacts in 3D.



Corsets to bloomers: a women’s history lesson through underwear

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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An exhibit at the White River Valley Museum is a glimpse into the ways women have struggled to keep up with fashion while keeping themselves in place — both physically and culturally.



‘They’ve been invisible’: Seattle professor studies role of black grandmothers in society

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 06:00:00 -0800

LaShawnDa Pittman made RealBlackGrandmothers.com, a place where people can post testimonials about their grandmothers, and archive the experience of the women “who have played such an important, and unsung role in American society.”



Tom Skerritt can’t stop creating, and launches Heyou Media to showcase classic films and local talent

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:00:57 -0800

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Seattle's Tom Skerritt, 84, has founded Heyou Media, a digital entertainment company.



Meet the woman on the other end of the Emergency Family Shelter Intake Line

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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Sherry Tillman is the first point of contact when a family experiencing homelessness in King County reaches out to Mary’s Place. “Every family that calls in, it’s an emergency,” she says.



2018’s color of the year is way more than purple

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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Ask our local color expert, Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, about Ultra Violet. Her answer may be a bit different than you’d imagine.



‘Last year we marched; this year we act’: Sitting out the Women’s March on Seattle

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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This year, columnist Nicole Brodeur sat out the second annual Women’s March on Seattle with one of the organizers of its first iteration. Instead of marching, they discussed what people can do to create real change.



Pearl Jam to play two ‘Home Shows’ at Safeco in August, pledging $1 million to Seattle-area homeless initiatives

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:38:25 -0800

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The shows mark the first time in five years that Pearl Jam — inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last April — has played its hometown.



A Muslim woman walks into a coffee shop … and creates a movement

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:16:16 -0800

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Moina Shaiq created “Meet a Muslim,” a series of gatherings in which people meet her for coffee and talk about the religion, with an aim to show that followers of Islam aren't all alike.



One sex scene, a few words and Jamie Lee is ‘Crashing’ into comedy success

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:24:49 -0800

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There’s a great sex scene in the season two premiere of HBO’s “Crashing,” for which star Pete Holmes — in light of #MeToo, TimesUp and Aziz Ansari — could well win Man of the Year. In the throes of a drunken, headed-to-bed encounter with a woman named Ali (played by Jamie Lee), Pete (played by […]



Seattle Children’s Theatre’s ‘Little Prince’ debut: ‘I wanted to honor the child inside of me’

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800

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Courtney Sale, artistic director of The Seattle Children’s Theatre, is making her directorial debut with “The Little Prince,” which opens Jan. 18.



Flooded out of Houston by Hurricane Harvey, couple make soft landing in Seattle

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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They had lived in their Houston home for 40 years. They had 20 minutes to pack a bag and get out.



‘One of the most important American writers today’: Jesmyn Ward comes to Seattle

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0800

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Armed with two National Book Awards and a MacArthur “Genius” Grant, author Jesmyn Ward will speak at Benaroya Hall on Jan. 17.



Oprah 2020? Let’s remember to think beyond the screen

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:07:56 -0800

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In accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes Sunday night, Oprah Winfrey was "intelligent and inspiring," writes columnist Nicole Brodeur. But that doesn't mean she should be president.