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A costume of character Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series is displayed during the presentation of the exhibition "Star Wars Identities" at the Cite du Cinema in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on February 13, 2014. Divided in 3 major themes "Origins, Influences and Choice" through which are explored 10 components of human identity, the exhibition displays more than 200 original pieces from the archives of Lucas Arts Museum, including models, props, costumes and sketches who built the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas. The exhibition runs through February 15 - June 30, 2014 at the Cite du Cinema, French acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter Luc Besson's vast 170-million-euro ($230-million) "Film City" studio complex.

The Force Is Strong In The Star Wars Exhibit Costumes

The creators of a new traveling exhibit on the costumes of Star Wars are hoping to gather geeks, fashionistas and movie fans together to discuss how clothing helps set the scene.

CBS Seattle–02/02/2015

Children look at weapons used by the Japanese military in World War II at an exhibition about the war. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Museum Needs To Remove Weapons So It Doesn’t Violate New Gun Law

A museum in Washington State is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid violating a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers.

11/19/2014

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Lunar New Year 2013 Events in Seattle

2013 marks the Year of the Snake on the Lunar calendar! Come out to one of these festive events – enjoy dances, to food extravaganzas, music and culture from Hmong, Japan and Vietnam!

01/03/2013

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Burke Museum Celebrates Archaeology Day January 5

Bring your little budding explorers to the Burke Museum this Saturday, January 5 for Archaeology Day! See unique artifacts found in our own local neighborhoods, including this cup (pictured) discovered in Laurelhurst!

01/03/2013

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Guide to MOHAI Grand Opening December 29

Be among the first to step inside the dazzling new MOHAI at Lake Union Park at this community-wide celebration!

12/10/2012

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Celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s 70th at EMP Museum

Seattle’s legendary rock hero, Jimi Hendrix, would be 70 years old this week. On Tuesday, November 27, Jimi’s birthday, you are invited to the EMP Museum’s Sky Church for a FREE celebration with interactive exhibits, and even an original Jimi Hendrix guitar!

11/26/2012

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New Philly Prohibition Exhibit Coming to Seattle

A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in US history that is traveling from Philly to Seattle.

11/11/2012

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Ron Allen Opens New ‘Living Computer Museum’ in Seattle

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, in the spirit of his EMP (Experience Music Project) museum, has opened a new Living Computer Museum – with old time working computers! Come see and play on a TRS-80 or Commodore 64!

11/01/2012

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Best Grandparents Day Activities in Puget Sound on September 9

Sunday, September 9 is National Grandparents’ Day! President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a special day for grandparents in 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Seattle area.

09/07/2012

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Former NFL Players Warren Moon, Nesby Glasgow Visit Tacoma in Sleep Apnea Awareness Campaign

Former NFL players Warren Moon and Nesby Glasgow are on a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and hea

08/30/2012

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