More than 7,000 people packed Seattle Center for Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign event on Saturday, February 22, 2020. An overflow space with a video feed was set up at Fisher Pavilion, and Warren briefly addressed the audience there in person before she proceeded to the main event at the Armory. Warren opened the evening by saying, “I think Seattle is ready for some big structural change,” which was met with cheers. She then congratulated Senator Bernie Sanders on his Democratic caucus win in Nevada, and launched into a scathing critique of opponent Michael Bloomberg. Warren’s 45-minute appearance included prepared remarks plus an audience Q&A. She closed by noting the importance of the 2020 elections and calling for action: “When there is fear, when there is so much at risk, do we back up, do we cower, or do we fight back? Me, I fight back. … Get in this fight.” Warren invited the audience to queue up after the event for selfies—she has taken more than 100,000 during her campaign.
Seattle was the second stop on ZZ Ward‘s Stardust Tour. She and her three-member band played at the Showbox at the Market in support of her most recent album, The Storm.
Video: The Birthday Party
Artist: The 1975
Why You Want to Watch: The 1975 kind of become their own avatars in the video for “The Birthday Party,” directed by Ben Ditto. Look out for memes, frogs and other famous Internet items.