Project 5 x 5 gives five filmmakers the chance to showcase our beloved city. 

On a recent snowy Tuesday in Park City, Utah, SundanceTV hosted a revolutionary event with the hardworking team of our very own Visit Seattle to celebrate the launch of Project Five by Five. The happening party showed off some of Seattle’s finest assets, from artist Allen Stone to freshly-shucked oysters and Rachel’s Ginger Beer-based cocktails. It also put our stunning city on the big screen, exposing viewers to the magic we call home. 

Don’t Miss Stone’s Five Night Evolution of an Artist Series Across Seattle

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When I was first introduced to Allen Stone’s music many years ago, I’ll admit after hearing his soothing sexy voice, I didn’t picture him looking quite like he does; a scraggly blonde mop of curls flowing down his shoulders, big bottle glasses and a wide toothy grin. Allen embodies everything I love about the PNW culture, and he’s never pretended to be anything other than himself, nor has his

 

Allen Stone

Who: Allen Stone was a wonderful sight for the eyes and ears at last year’s Bumbershoot Festival, and I am delighted he has returned to Seattle to dazzle the Eastside at the beautiful Chateau Ste Michelle. Allen Stone has not quite attained the level of national praise  he deserves, but I’d put money on his rise to the top of the charts in upcoming months with his new Capitol record deal, and Forbes Magazine mention for best musicians under 30. In the mix of young artists, Stone brings a unique flavor of neo-soul and R&B to the table, and a truly mesmerizing voice wise beyond his years.  While most 80’s babies grew up listening to TLC and New Kids on

Labor Day for some is the concluding three day weekend to soak up those last summer rays, but for those of us who stick around Seattle rain or shine it’s finally time for the largest music and arts festival in the nation. Or maybe anywhere. The 43rd annual Bumbershoot Festival is nearly here, and if you’re sticking around the city it’s a must experience event for Seattleites of all ages. Over 100,000 people flock to the Seattle Center every year to enjoy the best in comedy, film, theater, and of course every