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By GENE STOUT
More than 19,000 concertgoers turned out for the first Paradiso Festival, a 12-hour carnival of electronic dance music (EDM) Saturday at The Gorge.
Timed to coincide with the end of the school season, the inaugural festival attracted droves of colorfully dressed fans eager to celebrate the start of summer, as well as the explosive [...]
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By GENE STOUT
We’ve got a winner in the “Pop Up Live” competition you read about last week: Seattle’s Ramona the Band, featuring singer Dion Vox, has won the fan-driven contest sponsored by PopChips, Spin and Reverbnation.
The competition allows emerging bands to get national exposure. In that sense, Ramona the Band has just made a quantum [...]
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Seattle’s Ramona the Band has a shot at becoming Ramona the Winner at the 2012 SXSW music, film and interactive conference in Austin, Texas.
The local, underground “ghetto tech” band is among five finalist bands from Seattle, San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago competing at the annual March conference in a “Pop Up [...]
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Like the mythical Superman, cast members of Cirque du Soleil’s “KOOZA” can perform some pretty amazing feats.
Well, maybe not leap tall buildings in a single bound or move faster than a speeding bullet.
But their repertoire of stunts is really impressive. Such as performing somersaults on stilts, jumping rope on a highwire, juggling six hula hoops [...]
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If you love acrobats and clowns, the latest incarnation of Cirque du Soleil has plenty of both.
“KOOZA,” which opens Thursday (June 3) for an extended run at the Grand Chapiteau (”big top”) at Marymoor Park in Redmond, celebrates two grand circus traditions: acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. In that sense, “KOOZA” is a [...]
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