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Seattle Sound

Ranking the Songs of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

A look back at the classic grunge album as it turns 25.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/24/2016

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 22–25

Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its season with French flair, Local Sightings shows off Northwest filmmakers, and the Monkees find new life at 50.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 09/22/2016

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Comedian Quincy Jones

The Seattle native hasn't let a terminal cancer diagnosis stifle the laughs or stop him having a career year.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/20/2016

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: September 19–25

The Moondoggies marks a decade of rocking, Local Sightings premiers a variety of Northwest films, and Velocity Dance puts its best feet forward to start a new season.

  • By Jane Kidder and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/19/2016

Theater Review

The Hollow Core of 'Bad Apples'

ACT Theatre's new rock musical about the Abu Ghraib torture scandal misguidedly ignores the horrors in the name of love.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/16/2016

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 15–18

Seattle Symphony opens its season with Joyce DiDonato, Simone Biles and her Olympic gymnast cohorts flip out, and Blink-182 brings the pop punk hits to KeyArena.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 09/15/2016

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with SketchFest's Randall Cleveland

The festival's new artistic director discusses "Comedy Christmas" and why the Seattle's sketch scene is "the quietest explosion you’ve never seen."

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/13/2016

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: September 12–18

CenturyLink Field hosts the Adult Swim Drive-In and a 'Frozen' sing-along, and the Seattle Mini Maker Faire brings creative tinkerers to EMP.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/12/2016

Points of Reference

How Jon Stewart, 'Beakman's World,' and 'BoJack Horseman' Shaped 'Adam Ruins Everything'

Adam Conover discusses the pop culture influences on his comedic fact-checking truTV show before its live tour stops in Seattle.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/09/2016

Dance

Tools of the Trade: Madboots' Blue Rose Petals

Thousands of flowers bring the New York collective's piece in the Whim W'Him Choregoraphic Shindig to life.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/08/2016

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 8–11

The Seahawks kickoff against the Dolphins, Abu Ghraib gets a rock musical treatment via 'Bad Apples,' and Seattle Shakespeare starts its season with 'The Winter's Tale.'

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 09/08/2016

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Courtney Marie Andrews

The singer-songwriter discusses the atypical path that led her to 'Honest Life.'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/07/2016

Summer Festivals

Bumbershoot 2016: Nothing's In the Right Place

The highs and lows of this year's Labor Day weekend festivities at Seattle Center.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/07/2016

Slide Show

Bumbershoot 2016 Photo Recap

The sights of another arts-filled Labor Day weekend at Seattle Center.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/06/2016

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: September 6–11

Luke Burbank returns to Seattle with 'Live Wire,' Davidson Galleries introduces new printmakers, Cinerama kicks off its 70mm Film Festival.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/06/2016

The Gaming Life

The Sound and the Fury: PAX West 2016 Recap

Blockbuster titles, homespun indie projects, and a new type of digital celebrity round out another year for one of the nation's biggest video game conventions.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 09/06/2016

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2016: Sunday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/01/2016

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 1–5

Wilco jams at the Moore, Dana Carvey performs standup at Tulalip, and Bumbershoot and PAX West bring out the Labor Day weekend hordes.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 09/01/2016

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: September 2016

This month, Pioneer Square plays host faux wooden bodies, a killer group show, and horses.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/31/2016

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2016: Saturday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/31/2016
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