January 22nd, 2006

Abraxas Gem 2
  • abraxas

Yay America.

I see the Black Helicopters are out, making us all feel safe, cozy and looked-after.

Later: By way of explanation—since obviously no one else saw them—at the time I posted the above, six five very large, very loud military helicopters flew very low directly over my house. Stuff was rattling all over the house. It was momentarily exciting.

I guess you had to be there.
  • mcfnord

Very Drunken Celebration in Seattle

Soon drunken revelers may flood into Seattle's streets. In 2001, Mardi Gras was the context of deadly rioting in Seattle's Pioneer Square. Police looked on and Mayor Paul Schell notoriously slept through events, but by morning the the murder of Kristopher Kime shocked the city.

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You can look at this image a long time, all the smiling, drunk, young men touching a piece of her like it's Christmas morning.

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NWAAFF 2006 starts Thursday!

JANUARY 26-29, 2006

* Festival begins this Thursday
* Official program in the current International Examiner
* More info: www.nwaaff.org
* Advance tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/group/3060 or 1-800-838-3006
* Festival blog: www.nwaaff.org/blogs
* Free admission to opening night film THE GRACE LEE PROJECT for all Grace Lees w/ID -- please RSVP: mynameisgracelee@nwaaff.org

Seattle, WA -- Northwest Asian American Theatre presents the 2006 edition of Northwest Asian American Film Festival (NWAAFF) taking place January 26-29, 2006. The largest showcase for Asian American films and videos in Washington, this year's lineup includes five feature films and over fifty short films from the United States and Canada. Screenings will be at the Theatre Off Jackson in Seattle's International District except for the closing night presentation which will take place at Cornish College of the Arts in PONCHO Concert Hall on Capitol Hill.

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