Saturday, August 31, 2013

UW Huskies vs. Boise State | Season opener 2013


In a swath of smoke and cheering fans, the Washington Huskies pour out onto the turf before the opening season game against Boise State Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Husky football players warm up before the opening season game against Boise State Saturday, August 31, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Kasen Williams gives high fives to fans while making his way onto the field before the opening season game against Boise State Saturday, August 31, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


The stands begin to populate in the hours before the opening season Husky football  game against Boise State Saturday, August 31, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A man photographs a horizon of boats clustered in Lake Washington with a view of University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium before the opening season game against Boise State Saturday, August 31, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Members of the Husky Band await the start of the opening season game against Boise State Saturday, August 31, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Bishop Sankey, 25, embraces Kasen Williams, 2, after a touchdown by Williams during the first half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies led Boise State 10-3 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


UW fans pack the stands during the first half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies led Boise State 10-3 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Boise State's Promise Amadi, is all hands on his way downfield during the first half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies led Boise State 10-3 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


John Ross, left, evades a tackle by Darian Thompson, right, during the first half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies led Boise State 10-3 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Evan Hudson, left, attempts to block a throw by Boise State's Joe Southwick, center, during the first half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies led Boise State 10-3 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Joshua Perkins, right, rolls through the end zone following a touchdown for the Huskies during the second half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies beat Boise State 38-6. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Dwayne Washington, center, hurls himself into the end zone to score against Boise State during the second half of the opening season game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies beat Boise State 38-6. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Huskies walk off the field after beating Boise State at the opening season football game Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the University of Washington's newly-renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. The Huskies beat Boise State 38-6. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers | Cascadia Cup 2013


Fans set off flares emitting colored smoke at a Seattle Sounders rally before the Cascadia Cup match against the Portland Timbers Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Fans watch a flag-waving march approach CenturyLink Field during a Seattle Sounders rally before the Cascadia Cup match against the Portland Timbers Sunday, August 25, 2013, in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Clint Dempsey, left, goes up for a shot on the Portland Timbers goal with a bicycle kick that nearly struck Alvas Powell, right, during the second half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Sounders beat the Timbers 1-0. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Fans raise their scarves and flags in support before the first half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Clint Dempsey, center, weaves through Timbers defense during the first half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Eddie Johnson, right, pulls down the pants of Pa Modou Kah, left, during the first half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A referee yells at Pa Modou Kah, left, following an aggressive play during the first half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Eddie Johnson, right, chases after Pa Modou Kah, of the Portland Timbers, after Kah kneed a downed Johnson during the second half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Sounders beat the Timbers 1-0. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Members of the Sea Gals dance during the first half of the final preseason game Thursday, August 29, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Seahawks led the Raiders 13-3 at the end of the first half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Lamar Neagle, right, blocks Timber offense during the first half of the Cascadia Cup match Sunday, August 25, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The sold-out match marked Clint Dempsey's first home game as a member of the Seattle Sounders FC. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Lo-Fi Festival 2013


Elizabeth Rose, of the Acrobatic Conundrum, plays on an installation at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Mirror installations distort the view of a leafy corner of the property at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Artists weave together the "Done/Undone" loom installation at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A girl takes part in Devon Hale's "CrayongieBen" at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Musicians and performers move through seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Huck Hammer, center, and Ruby Grieshaber, right, play on living furniture at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Performers in ghillie suits prepare to hang written pieces typed out on typewriters at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Elizabeth Rose, of the Acrobatic Conundrum, collects water for her installation at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Kristi Krein, left, and Sam Velazquez, right, construct "Gender Hut" at the seventh annual Lo-Fi Festival Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Smoke Farm in Arlington. This year's theme was "Must Be Present to Win!" (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Seattle Hempfest 2013


Groups of young folks pass a pipe back and forth, smoking up their spot on the waterfront during the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Thousands crowd the stages and walkways on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Homer Simpson's eyeballs, emblazoned on a pipe, pop out from under a man's hat on the first day of Seattle Hempfest Friday, August 16, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. The annual event, which advocates the idea of decriminalized marijuana, continues through Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A group of young men share weed and trade off smoking on different bongs on the first day of Seattle Hempfest Friday, August 16, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. The annual event, which advocates the idea of decriminalized marijuana, continues through Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Reflected in a bong, event attendees admire colorful pipes on the first day of Seattle Hempfest Friday, August 16, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. The annual event, which advocates the idea of decriminalized marijuana, continues through Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Patrick MacVane, right, pushes pot smoke through one half of a water bottle dipped in soap to create a cloudy bubble on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Thousands crowd the walkways and waterfront on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


To avoid the heat, event attendees dunk their heads in a nearby fountain on the waterfront on the first day of Seattle Hempfest Friday, August 16, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. The annual event, which advocates the idea of decriminalized marijuana, continues through Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Festivalgoers smoke under the shade of a tent on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Squirrel, bassist for Angie & The Car Wrecks, plays his way through their set on his weed leaf shaped instrument on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Paradise Vape employees Tio Cervantes, left, blows smoke through his 10-gram blunt into the mouth of Chayse Salvini, right, on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)2


A person decked out in green pot paraphernalia walks near the beach on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Medical personnel wheel an exhausted and immobile woman away from a booth on the third and final day of Seattle Hempfest Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos | Preseason 2013


Richard Sherman warms up before the first half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seahawks, fronted by the team hawk itself, prepare to take to the field before the first half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Evening light streams through smoke created from fireworks before the first half of a preseason Seahawks game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Golden Tate, left, squeezes through Denver Bronco defense during the first half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seahawks quarterback Brady Quinn, right, hands off to Spencer Ware, left, during the second half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 40-10. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


The Sea Gals perform for thousands during the second half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Quarterback Russell Wilson, left, gets sacked by Wesley Woodyard, right, during the first half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Head coach Pete Carroll, right, congratulates Russell Wilson, left, following a play during the first half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seahawks player O'Brien Schofield, left, and Denver Bronco's player Brock Osweiler, center, left, slip and fall while both pursuing a ball during the first half of a preseason game Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The event marked the Seahawks first home game this season. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)