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Photo of downtown Mount Vernon, Washington. Black and white photo from the 1900s.

Classical Music Venues With Non-Classical Histories: Mount Vernon’s Lincoln Theater

Theaters of the 1920’s were nothing short of magical. Elaborate architecture and stunning decor housed vaudevillian acts and traveling shows for an evening or two, while making way for a rapidly growing hunger in America – a desire for movies. The Lincoln Theater in Mount Vernon was born during this enchanting time of art and growth and today serves as a home to performances and culture in Skagit county. Continue Reading Classical Music Venues With Non-Classical Histories: Mount Vernon’s Lincoln Theater

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Sandra Williams, creator of The Black Lens, talks virtually for a recording of 'Traverse Talks.'

‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 18: Sandra Williams On The Black Experience In The Inland Northwest

In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, founder of a local newspaper, The Black Lens, in Spokane, Washington. Sandra Williams shares her life story growing up in the predominantly white Inland Northwest as a Black woman, her work ethic and what she is doing to insure future generations have a place that feels like community in Spokane. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 18: Sandra Williams On The Black Experience In The Inland Northwest

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Headshot of reporter Esmy Jimenez.

‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 17: Esmy Jimenez On Life As A Journalist And DACA Recipient

In this episode of “Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella,” KUOW reporter Esmy Jimenez talks about her life growing up in a rural part of central Washington as an undocumented immigrant, being the first in her family to attend college, and the fun and hardship of reporting on the never-ending news cycle. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 17: Esmy Jimenez On Life As A Journalist And DACA Recipient

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Jury members Mylène Farmer, Kleber Mendonça Filho, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Hausner, Mati Diop, jury president Spike Lee, jury members Mélanie Laurent, Tahar Rahim and Song Kang-ho attend the Jury photocall during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 6, 2021, in Cannes, France. Kate Green/Getty Images

Cannes Rolls Out The Red Carpet For An Expanded, More Inclusive Film Festival

There will be 24 films in the official competition this year, a few more than usual over the festival’s almost two-week duration. There are dozens of additional films from around the world being screened out of competition. A new section called Cannes Premieres has also been organized to show selections from a year’s worth of cinema that were missed because of the pandemic. Continue Reading Cannes Rolls Out The Red Carpet For An Expanded, More Inclusive Film Festival

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