The anti-gay church known for picketing funerals has set its sights on Seattle's Macklemore and Ryan Lewis along with singer Mary Lambert for their hit same-sex marriage anthem "Same Love." And the handful of Westboro Baptist Church members don't have to travel far to unleash their latest round of anti-gay vitriol.
It's one of those moments that'll go down in music history, at least in Seattle. Macklemore's video shoot atop the Dick's Drive-In hamburger joint that drew thousands of frenzied fans to Seattle's Capitol Hill harkens back to other iconic rooftop gigs like U2 in LA or the Beatles atop Apple Records in London. But many have no idea the whole thing was actually an homage to Seattle's first hip-hop star Sir Mix-A-Lot.
Cellist and composer Lori Goldston and vocalist Jessika Kenney perform a sample of their silent film score they'll play to accompany two Alfred Hitchcock silent films for the Seattle International Film Festival.
Sub Pop Records celebrates its Silver Jubilee with a free all-day festival Saturday from noon until late into the evening in Georgetown. Featured bands scheduled to perform include Mudhoney, Built To Spill, Father John Misty and many others.