Art & Culture

Locals to Know: Yes Segura

Let’s get today started by switching up the norm and improving Seattle’s streets with today’s locals to know — Yes Segura! They founded Smash the Box, a community-driven urban planning and design firm based out of Beacon Hill. Yes is here to talk to us all about his work centering pedestrians over cars, love of […]

/ August 23, 2022


Flashback Friday: The Seattle Pop Festival

An estimated 50,000 to 70,000 people attended the 1969 music festival.  (📷: Boyd Grafmyre Facebook page) The Seattle Pop Festival was held once and only once on the weekend of July 25th, 1969 in Woodinville at the Gold Creek Park. The event was organized by Boyd Grafmyre, a local promoter known as the “Mahatma of Rock” who brought […]

/ August 8, 2022


Locals to Know: Suzanna Fisher

Today we’re talking to local tattooer Suzanna Fisher of Bellwhether Tattoo. She’s been enamored with the art form ever since she saw a TV show on Indigenous tattooing at age 10. Now, she works in the style of illustration and photo realism to tattoo everything from floral bouquets to saintly chihuahuas. If that kind of art is […]

/ August 8, 2022


Locals to Know: Zack Bolotin

Today we’re talking to Zack Bolotin, a graphic designer, the founder of Porchlight Coffee & Records and all around man about town. The born-and-raised Seattleite designs stamps, cold brew labels, concert posters, menus and all sorts of other projects you may have spotted around Seattle. You may have even checked out the “62 Souvenirs” book that he and his dad […]

/ July 27, 2022


Seattle Guide to Pride

Check out our Instagram post to see the full list. We’ve told you what you need to know about Pride in our newsletter headlines, but this is where the fun kicks in. There are too many events to count this month, but we can give you a quick run through of what’s come across our radar […]

/ June 14, 2022


Locals to Know: Joshua Okrent

Today’s local to know is all about building community and spreading neighborly love. Joshua Okrent is the founder of the Punk Rock Flea Market, a 16-year-old nomadic market that hosts vendors from around the region in various Seattle venues, selling everything from maps and bike parts, to painted rocks and stereos, and pretty much everything else in between. They […]

/ June 14, 2022


Locals to Know: Meet Andrea Porter

We’re sharing another installment of The Evergrey’s Locals to Know series, where we cede the spotlight to a local person or organization who’s made their mark on the larger Seattle community. Keep an eye out over the coming weeks for more of these interviews, and if you know of a person or organization that we […]

/ March 22, 2022


🎹 Locals to Know: The Rhapsody Project

American music holds something for everyone — jazz, rock ‘n roll, funk, ragtime, hip hop, and the list goes on. But The Rhapsody Project wants us to ask ourselves if we really know where that music comes from?  The project teaches young (and some older) students about the roots of America’s music through jam sessions, […]

/ February 24, 2022


Daybreak Star Radio is ‘indigenizing the airwaves’

Daybreak Star Radio wants to champion Indigenous musicians from around the world. From hip-hop to country and traditional to metal, they have shows for everyone.

/ September 16, 2021


Day In Day Out Fest (Day 2)

Bumbershoot was canceled for the second year in a row, but the folks behind Capitol Hill Block Party brought us the new Day in Day Out festival instead.

/ September 7, 2021