Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: December 5–11

Fantagraphics turns 40, Freakout Festival gathers together Seattle's musical weirdos, and 'Ham for the Holidays' delivers its usual yuletide irreverence.

12/05/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Conspiracies

There's More to the Howard Schultz News Than You Think

The clues are right in the photo.

12/02/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Ticket Alerts

Seattle Singer-Songwriters Come Together To Honor Leonard Cohen

Ben Gibbard, Kimya Dawson, Tomo Nakayama, and more prepare to play a tribute concert for the departed Cohen at Town Hall on December 22.

12/01/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 1–4

Get in the traditional ('The Nutcracker') and non-traditional ('Unsilent Night') holiday spirit, venture under the sea with 'Disney's The Little Mermaid' at 5th Avenue Theatre, and musically journey through the afterlife via 'The Dream of Gerontius.'

12/01/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Talk

'Real World Seattle' Recap: Whoa, We're Half Way There

Taking stock of the cast as the season reaches its midway point.

11/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Mark Calderon

The Seattle artist creates hands of stone and fighters of felt for his new Greg Kucera Gallery exhibit, 'Show of Hands.'

11/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: November 28–December 4

Warm up with Cathedrals concerts from Damien Jurado and Lemolo, swing away with Sad13's electropop at the Vera Project, and laugh along with Joe Mande, 'Austen Translation,' or Emmett Montgomery.

11/28/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 23–27

Book-It Rep sails to 'Treasure Island,' Bernadette Peters heads to Benaroya Hall, and MOHAI looks at Seattle food history.

11/23/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: November 21–27

Car Seat Headrest plays a homecoming gig at the Neptune, My Goodness experiments with new sounds at Chop Suey, and local comedians perform drunken standup at Laughs Comedy Club.

11/21/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 17–20

'King Charles III' reigns at Seattle Rep, Jennifer West turns film into physical art at SAM, and Unexpected Productions blends improv and puppetry.

11/17/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Talk

‘Real World Seattle’ Recap: Living in a Bubble

When are these people going to experience Seattle?

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

EMP Museum Rebrands as Museum of Pop Culture

The Seattle Center institution settles on a new (more accurate) name.

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Sound Off

The Color (Rush) of Money

The garish new Seahawks jerseys are just another tacky NFL cash grab.

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Washington Football’s Rejuvenating Season

Despite last weekend’s loss, the Huskies’ success has transformed the atmosphere around campus.

11/15/2016 By Jack Russillo

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: November 14–20

EMP throws a free Pop Culture Party, the Antlers's Peter Silberman plays tearful ballads at the Triple Door, and Chastity Belt brings mid-tempo female fortitude to Chop Suey.

11/14/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 10–13

Jessica Lang Dance steps to UW, Jim Jefferies and John Hodgman offer wonderfully contrasting comedic styles, and NAAM looks at African American imagery co-opted for propaganda.

11/10/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Talk

'Real World Seattle' Recap: Color Me Bad

Let's trade the drama for coloring books.

11/09/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Laura Kaminsky

The former Cornish music chair teams up with Seattle Opera to bring the transgender opera 'As One' to Washington Hall.

11/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: November 7–13

SIFF screens Italian cinema and top short films, Crater brings some electro darkness to Barboza, and Tacoma Art Museum looks at C. C. McKim's Northwest impressionist legacy.

11/07/2016 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Final Chapters

APRIL Festival Is No More

After five years, the independent literature festival calls it quits...but not without one last party.

11/04/2016 By Darren Davis