Choosing to embrace his fate, and live a full life, Sobiech has been writing and recording music as a way to say goodbye to loved ones. These goodbye letters in song form have made their way around the Internet and onto TV. The song writer's story also caught the attention of celebrities who worked to create a tribute video for Sobiech.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - the Seattle music pair who have become best-selling artists internationally - are the first duo to send their first two singles to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
If any piece of classic American literature should be depicted on film with wildly decadent and boldly inventive style, it's "The Great Gatsby." After all, who was the character of Jay Gatsby himself if not a spinner of grandiose tales and a peddler of lavish dreams?
When Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z announced the stops for their "Legends" tour back in February, Seattleites were sad to learn that the two mega-stars wouldn't be performing in the Emerald City. But, being one of the hardest working men alive today, JT has already announced his tour schedule through next year -- which does, fortunately, include a show at KeyArena. But get ready, because it's going to sell out quickly.
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade.
It's not as funny as that time that Amy Poehler performed an all-clucking version of the song on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," but Disney star Victoria Justice's cover of "Some Nights" is still an interesting acoustic take on the tune.
Labor Day weekend has a way of filling up quickly, which means you may not always have time to see all of the artists playing at Bumbershoot. Online music and news provider TuneIn has the solution: A live stream of the performances as they happen.
Movie studios are getting tighter and tighter with their teasers and leaked footage, which is why the "teaser trailer" is now something that film lovers have to put up with. But the minute amount of imagery from the upcoming film adaptation of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" is still getting fans excited.
The film will be released in November.
The film will be released in November.
Prom season is in full swing, but for most grown-ups, that just means gaggles of teenagers in their favorite restaurants on Friday and Saturday nights for a few weeks. This year, though, Bumbershoot is giving the adults among us a chance to don a corsage and vie for titles like "Best Dressed" and, of course, prom king and queen. Oh, and they'll also be unveiling this year's lineup.
Produced by Jay-Z and performed by some of the biggest names in music today, the soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" has been leaked and streamed in bits and pieces for week. But today, NPR has it available online in its entirety. Prepare yourself, because it is big.
Despite the reputation for being a little frosty to strangers, there's something about living in the Pacific Northwest that just makes us want to confess our secrets and bear our souls. Take, for example, the iconic and exquisitly awkward Salon of Shame, an event which asks readers to share their adolescent writing and nearly always sells out within minutes. Next week, another bastion of blush-worthy content returns to the Emerald City: Seattle Confidential is back at ACT.
Last week, the world was treated to a new track from the soundtrack for the upcoming film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby." The song, which is a cover of the late Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" by Beyonce and Andre 3000, received mixed reviews -- but by far one of the harshest critics has been Winehouse's own father, who called the version "terrible."