Elvis Invitationals 2009

    Seattle Invitationals 2009 2009 Poster Seattle Invitationals (Formerly Elvis Invitationals)         Jimmy Peschel Elvis     Sweet Pea, Marlow and Nathan           Jimmy, Marlow, Sweet Pea and Jim Dever         Brett Wiggens Elvis   Marlow Harris and Helen Anne Gately (Hellon Wheels)   Dino Macris   Blue Calcutta     Marlow Harris, Enjay Santos and Sweet Pea Helen Anne Gately, Kelly Lyles, … Continue reading...

Elvis Penticton 2006

Penticton 5th Annual Elvis Festival British Columbia   Cute graphic designer Elvis, Aaron Wong from Vancouver B.C. Aaron placed 2nd this year in the amatuer competition in Penticton.   Top Elvis Tribute Artist Gino Monopoli   Bruce Brook from Abbotsford, B.C.   Seattle's own Helen Anne Gately (Hell-on Wheels) and past winner Danny Vernon     Cute new Elvis, Adam Leyk, who won Best Amatuer at Penticton last year and took First-Runner up this year in the professional … Continue reading...

Enchanted Gardens:

        For being such a rainy place, gardening is a very popular pastime in the Seattle area. We're in Zone 7 so we have a moderate climate and a surprisingly large number of plants are grown here, even palm trees! Here are some of my favorite gardens: Kubota Gardens Evil spirits can only travel in a straight line so Fujitaro Kubota staggered his bridge to impede the spirits' path. That's just one of many fascinating discoveries at Seattle's Kubota Gardens. The … Continue reading...

Buddy Foley Party

    CELEBRATE THE COLORFUL CAREER OF SEATTLE ARTIST BUDDY FOLEY AT A FESTIVE FUNDRAISING EVENT Thursday July 28 at CONWORKS . For the better part of four decades, Buddy Foley has maintained a colorful presence in Seattle's arts community. A recent debilitating illness has left Foley in financial peril. His plight was chronicled in the local media, which won him a temporary reprieve from imminent eviction from his familiar Interbay studio, Foley now faces daunting expenses related … Continue reading...

Bowling and Miniature Golf

  Right up your alley There's the right home for everyone and yours may be just around the corner. Homes with bowling alley's are rare, but they do exist! Two houses right up someone's alley!           Elvis Bowling League Announced Good news for Elvis fans and bowlers. The bowling distributor Ace Mitchell is providing its bowling centers with Elvis bowling league kits. Many of the bowling centers are offering their bowlers the opportunity to join a league … Continue reading...

Bowling and Miniature Golf

  Right up your alley There's the right home for everyone and yours may be just around the corner. Homes with bowling alley's are rare, but they do exist! Two houses right up someone's alley!           Elvis Bowling League Announced Good news for Elvis fans and bowlers. The bowling distributor Ace Mitchell is providing its bowling centers with Elvis bowling league kits. Many of the bowling centers are offering their bowlers the opportunity to join a league … Continue reading...

Books about Seattle

  Seattle Literature   A few years ago, Ross Anderson of the Seattle Times asked "Does Seattle have its own literature?" He concluded that it may not. But the conventional wisdom goes like this: Seattle is too young, too raw, too transient. The city has grown and changed too quickly to produce a substantial body of literature. "But Seattle has generated its share of books, mostly nonfiction, that deserve our attention, and which promise to increase the reader's understanding of this … Continue reading...

Artist Homes and Studios

    Welcome to our Artist's Homes and Studios pages. Here, we feature local artist's inside their homes, studios or lofts, to take a look at their creativity and their environments. We also highlight art collectors and their collections, exceptional art shows, galleries and museums in the Seattle area.     www.FryeArt.org GUEST LECTURE Kirsten Anderson Pop Surrealism: The Rise of Underground Art Join Kirsten Anderson for a peek into the history, development and current … Continue reading...

Artists Homes/Klema

    Whimsical Artists Home in Marysville This is your opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind property with a colorful twist. Enter through a wonderous garden filled with gnomes and fairy creatures, multi-colored stepping stones and a charming gazebo.       She has been referred to as the "lady who lives inside a painting" by her fans and "one who lives her art" by fellow artists. Christi Klema and her home are all that and they both represent a tremendous … Continue reading...

Artist Homes 3

    Tim Silbaugh This is a photo of Tim Silbaugh's old 8th Avenue studio where objects ruled and Tim was the slave.... old record players, broken lamps, games, religious trinkets, TV's, hair dryers, toys, medical instruments, & anything with Student Nurse in the title. See more of Tim's cool art, illustrations and collages at www.SwellPictures.com Contact Tim at SwellPictures@earthlink.net         Rent Panic - Tim's piece for the Stranger when … Continue reading...