The Hammering Man, outside the Seattle Art Museum. (Photo from Flickr by Chuck Taylor)

10 ways to take a European vacation right here in Seattle

What to do if you can't afford to make that trip to Europe this summer?
Jun 21, 2014

Kids aren’t as dumb as you thought — Canadian researcher touts bilingual potential

Children are better at language acquisition than was once believed, according to a renowned Canadian psychology professor who gave a talk on Mercer Island last week. Fred Genesee, Professor Emeritus at McGill University in Montreal, has studied bilingualism among children extensively. With dozens of studies to his name, Genesee and his colleagues work to prove […]
May 5, 2014

SIFF boasts global lineup for film fest’s 40th

In a large corner office lined with bookcases at the Seattle International Film Festival’s Film Center, Carl Spence is busy gearing up for the 40th year of the festival. The sun shines in two large glass windows as the artistic director of SIFF furiously types, sending last minute emails to finalize the festival’s lineup. The […]
May 1, 2014