Editorial

Real Labor

It's Labor Day, and I'm working. You could modify that sentence to "It's [insert major holiday here] and I'm working. Since I turned sixteen, the American Holiday Calendar has meant virtually nothing to me due to the high probability that I would be working, possibly harder and longer on those arbitrary dates, actually, while relatives gathered in backyards and family rooms eating casserole the consistency of infant puree and comparing grandchild heights. When pie and coffee is consumed on Thanksgiving, I'm getting ready for work. When my Polish family gathers on Christmas Eve to pop styrofoam wafers into each others mouths, I'm...

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Ritual Spotlight - ABACUS CORVUS

When/why/how did Abacus Corvus begin? I (Corina) had been selling art for a few years before my sister Jo came up with a brilliant idea: an illustrated calendar for 2012 called "The Last Calendar You'll Ever Need." (Remember when everyone thought 2012 would be the end times?) I'd been working primarily in pen and ink, Jo primarily made large oil paintings, and we wondered what it might look like to collaborate. Our first collaboration was a huge success, and we named our illustration team after our third calendar full of crows—it's a play on the idea of counting crows. In...

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Ritual on Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

Ritual on Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

"Two industry veterans are coming together to create a new fashion shopping experience on E Pike they hope moves beyond faceless, soulless big box retailers. “We both became a little more disillusioned with faceless, fast profit, fashion companies,” William Rheinhardt tells CHS about Ritual, the new store he and business partner Sarah Randall Williams are creating in the 900 block of E Pike in the middle of the neighborhood’s nightlife and club scene." Read more on Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

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