Homeless in Seattle

Artscape
5:00 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Play Reimagines Don Quixote As A Homeless Latino Man In Seattle

Actors Jose Amador, left, and Will Rose are seen in a promotional photo for "Don Quixote and Sancho Panza: Homeless in Seattle," a new play opening at Seattle's ACT Theatre.
Courtesy of Stephanie Mallard Couch.

What if Don Quixote, the famous character from 17th century Spanish literature, was reimagined as a homeless man living in Seattle? That’s the premise behind a new bilingual play being premiered by eSe Teatro, a local Latino theater company at ACT Theatre.

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Life Reinvented
5:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Seattle Architect Giving Up Designing Million-Dollar Houses To Help The Homeless

Cindy Hohlbein

Rex Hohlbein had been designing luxurious homes for more than two decades when his life began to shift.

He began inviting homeless people into the office of his architecture firm to warm up, use the bathroom and get a cup of coffee. Pretty soon, he found it hard to spend his days designing million-dollar homes when he was meeting so many people he found sleeping in tents or under a doorway.

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