Photo of author Sam Maggs. Book, comic book and video game author Sam Maggs is working to carve a path for minorities in industries traditionally populated by cisgender, heterosexual white… Continue Reading What’s It Like As A Woman In A Man’s World? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 33 – With Author Sam Maggs
Alithea Binnie, a scholar of mythology, believes in credibility. Then she encounters The Djinn, who spins fanciful and unreliable tales of lost love and palace intrigue. Her independence and his freedom become the themes of the fantasy-romance, Three Thousand Years of Longing. Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Reviews: Three Thousand Years of Longing
When evaluating a documentary, you might ask several questions. Does the film have a clear protagonist, or several? Does it have a compelling story and message? Does it have substance and depth? Has the director organized the material in a coherent way? In the case of Alex Pritz’s new movie, The Territory, the answers are a resounding “Yes.” Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Reviews: The Territory
On the second floor of the Catholic Community Services building, there’s a hallway that has been transformed into an art gallery. The Tahoma Center Gallery on South Yakima Avenue is showing “Black and White, abstracted,” a collection of 23 paintings by Tacoma artist JW Harrington.
Harrington is a member of the Seattle artists’ cooperative, Gallery 110, and he and fellow cooperative artist Dorothy Anderson Wasserman walked Northwest Public Broadcasting through the space. Continue Reading In Conversation With Artists JW Harrington and Dorothy Anderson Wasserman
In a year dominated by cinematic tentpoles, sequels, blockbusters and superheroes, along comes a sweet, unabashedly romantic fairy tale. It’s not loud or brash or cynical. It’s just charming. Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Reviews: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
Photo of disability culture activist Petra Kuppers. Petra Kuppers holds many titles: disability culture activist, community performance artist, disabled woman, academic and writer, among more. She’s written several books, primarily… Continue Reading How Do We Experience The World Around Us? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 32 – With Petra Kuppers
Eight twenty-somethings gather at a mansion for a “hurricane party.” After some awkward introductions, they begin indulging in drugs and alcohol. With inhibitions fading and the storm now raging, they decide to play “Body Body,” the murder-in-the-dark game. Only in this case, an actual body count ensues. There you have the premise for the new horror-comedy film from Dutch actor-turned-director Halina Reijn (Black Book, Instinct). Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Reviews: Bodies Bodies Bodies
Photo of Jiemei Lin recording Traverse Talks in the Pullman studios on November 17, 2021. Born in Hangzhou, China, Pullman-based artist Jiemei Lin has made a home and a name for… Continue Reading How Does Art Connect Us? ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 31 – With Artist Jiemei Lin
Tri-Cities artist Greg Pierce travels the Pacific Northwest collecting rocks for his sculptures. Fused with clay and glass, each piece reinterprets the region’s landscape. He’s part of Gallery 110, which represents artists from across Washington state. Reporter Lauren Gallup spoke with Pierce at the Seattle Art Fair. Continue Reading Step Into Gallery 110 At The Seattle Art Fair
Geheim Gallery introduced Seattleites to artists from Bellingham this weekend. Lauren Gallup caught up with the owner and an artist at the Seattle Art Fair.
Continue Reading Geheim Gallery Brings Contemporary Art To Bellingham
What’s What: Themes And Faces In American Politics – ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 30 – With Political Commentator Chris Matthews
Photo of Chris Matthews recording Traverse Talks in the Pullman studios on April 20, 2022. Chris Matthews, a self-described centrist, spent his lifetime in politics. A speechwriter during the Carter… Continue Reading What’s What: Themes And Faces In American Politics – ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 30 – With Political Commentator Chris Matthews
Baz Luhrmann has always had a flair for the operatic, sometimes literally so. The Australian writer-director-designer loves to tell stories on a grand scale. The bigger the emotions, the flashier the production values. Romeo and Juliet, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Great Gatsby have all made appearances in his films. Now his spotlight turns to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. Well, partially, anyway. Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Reviews: Elvis