Filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee (1999’s “The Best Man” and its new sequel, “The Best Man Holiday”) says the era he refers to as “a black-movie desert” is over, thanks to the recent success of African-American-driven ensemble pictures such as “Think Like a Man
Even with ballots delivered right to their mailboxes, most Washington voters didn’t bother to participate in this year’s election. Statewide turnout was at 44 percent as of Friday — the lowest in a decade. That could tick up above 45 percent once all the votes are finally counted.
Democrats are taking aim at Washington state’s tax advisory votes. State Sen. David Frockt said at a post-election fundraiser Thursday night he plans to introduce legislation as soon as next week to eliminate the votes, which he called “confusing, out of context and downright stupid.&rdq
Despite Wednesday’s introduction of a federal bill to dramatically expand free preschool, few hands went up when we asked readers for their thoughts on early learning. Here’s an excerpt of what Liz Smith of Bellevue had to say in response to the question, “How can we better prepare
Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.
By Bill Kossen / Seattle Times staff Bill Kossen is a desk editor at The Seattle Times and lifelong basketball and high-school sports fan. A few weeks ago, I flipped on “SportsCenter” and there was Brad Stevens, the Boston Celtics’ new coach, looking calm and confident sitting on t