Editorial Staff

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HEAD STAFF

Ciara

CIARA LOUGHNANE
DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Favorite Show: Two Door Cinema Club at the Showbox. The first concert I ever went to by myself, what a show!
Favorite Venue: The Crocodile
First Concert: Starkid Productions. They’re a college theater group who made a Harry Potter Fan Musical. I know, I’m pretty cool.

 

 


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EMMA PIERCE
MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Favorite Show: Brandi Carlile’s “Pin Drop Tour” at The Moore Theatre on 2/20/15.
Favorite Venue: Neumos or The Moore Theater (those acoustics)
First Concert: All Time Low & Hey Monday at the Showbox. I went through a Zumiez phase but never learned how to skate…

Read Emma’s articles here

 


julia prof (1)JULIA OLSON
HEAD MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN
Favorite Show: I saw Sufjan Stevens at a venue in MN in April 2015 & haven’t been able to stop crying since.
Favorite Venue: Love Love Love Capitol Hill’s own Neumos but I also have never been disappointed at the Neptune.
First Concert: My first ever concert was the Hannah Montana “Best of Both Worlds” tour yafeel?

Read Julia’s articles here. 

 

cameron

CAMERON PAYNE
HEAD ARTS REPORTER

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite Piece of Art: “Eleanor and Park” by Rainbow Rowell changed my life. I wish it was something more intellectual but oh well!
Favorite Quote: “Seize the day, boys. Make your life extraordinary.” – Dead Poets Society
Favorite Arts Venue: North Park Observatory in San Diego; but I also went to the Moore Theatre here in Seattle for the first time recently and fell in love like I would get married there but I would also rock out there, ya know?

Read Cameron’s articles here.

 


MUSIC REPORTERS

adrienne

ADRIENNE HOHENSEE
MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: West Linn, OR
Favorite Show: Sufjan Stevens at Sasquatch
First Concert: Aaron Carter when I was 5
Favorite Venue: The Neptune

Read Adrienne’s articles here.

 

 

 

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ANNA KAPLAN
MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Favorite Show: The Strokes at The Governor’s Ball Music Festival 2016. I started crying as soon as I heard the first note of “The Modern Age”, which also happened the first song of the set.
Favorite Venue: The Crocodile, no doubt.
First Concert: Aaron Carter when I was 5 

Read Anna’s articles here.

 

 

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CELENE KOLLER
MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Favorite Show: Cage the Elephant at a venue in MN June 2015 – I had a spiritual awakening.
Favorite Venue: The Crocodile for the win
First Concert: Hillary Duff

Read Celene’s articles here.

imageJULIA SCHWAB
MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Favorite Show: Brand New at Fox Theater in Oakland
Favorite Venue: Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco and The Vera Project here in Seattle
First Concert: Proud to say that Hannah Montana’s legendary Best of Both Worlds Tour was also my first concert. It must be a Julia thing.

Read Julia’s articles here.

 

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MARIA KING
MUSIC REPORTER

Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Favorite Show: Bomba Estereo @ The Observatory 8/13/15. Fiesta.
Favorite Venue: The Croc or The Vera Project #intimate
First Concert: Barney’s Musical Castle Tour – 1999

Read Maria’s articles here.

 


ARTS REPORTERS

markMARK BAUTISTA
ARTS REPORTER

Hometown: Denver, CO
Favorite Piece of Art: Crimson Spinning, a painting by Adolph Gottlieb
Favorite Quote: “Trust Me.” – Indiana Jones
Favorite Arts Venue: The Nearest AMC theater

Read Mark’s articles here.


RADIO REPORTER

joshJOSH GEST
RADIO REPORTER

Hometown: Sammamish, WA
Favorite Piece of Art: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Favorite Quote: “The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts.” – Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
Favorite Arts Venue: National Building Museum, Washington D.C.

Read Josh’s articles here.

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