Writing Life

Where Women Go to Write

Whidbey Island sanctuary Hedgebrook celebrates 25 years of fostering female writers.

03/12/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

The Henry's New Exhibit Asks: What Is Beauty?

Beauty is in the eye of the photographer in this exhibit brimming with iconic images.

03/05/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

"Akio Takamori's Women Are Round"

The female body is the Seattle sculptor's landscape in his latest entrancing exhibition.

02/26/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

Inside SAM's New Rembrandt, Van Dyck, and Gainsborough Exhibit

Wealth, power, and prestige are behind much of the art we see in a two-part European Masters exhibition.

02/14/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Walk

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday (February)

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So...many...choices.

02/07/2013 By Sheila Farr

RIP

Remembering Alden Mason (1919–2013)

The prolific Washington artist, who painted well into his 90s, passed away today.

02/06/2013 By Sheila Farr

Dance Review

Compagnie Marie Chouinard’s ‘Rite of Spring’ Is Explosive

The dance has the “force of creation unleashed,” at Meany Hall through Jan 26.

01/25/2013 By Sheila Farr

Dance Review

Catherine Cabeen Plays with 'Fire' at On the Boards

The dancer-choreographer burns brighter than her company with flawless form and gorgeous lines.

01/21/2013 By Sheila Farr

Review

Seattle Sound Artist's Latest Work Is Pure Trimpin

Piano innards, motion detectors. Trimpin is at it again in his Winston Wächter gallery show.

01/16/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Exhibit

Let There Be LED Lights: The Work of Electronic-Art Wizard Robert Teeple

See his blinking, mind-twisting LED animations at Paper Hammer.

01/08/2013 By Sheila Farr

Rewind

Best of 2012 in Seattle Arts

It was the year of King Felix and King Tut, David Byrne and St. Vincent. We recall the A&E highlights of 2012.

12/21/2012 By Laura Dannen, Seth Sommerfeld, and Sheila Farr

Nature Lovers

An Outdoor Escape from the Holiday Crush

Art critic Sheila Farr heads to the city's top birding site for some winter respite.

12/19/2012 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

BAM Has the Season's Must-See Art Shows

A collection of Japanese bamboo art is awe inspiring, while BAM Biennial 2012 features top regional artists.

12/11/2012 By Sheila Farr

Art Walk

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday (December)

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So...many...choices.

12/06/2012 By Sheila Farr

Theater Review

Seattle Rep Reboots 'Inspecting Carol'

But the holiday show should have stayed put in the '90s.

12/03/2012 By Sheila Farr

Traveling Exhibition

King Tut Exhibit Enters Its Final Month

Before 100 ancient Egyptian artifacts return home (for good), art critic Sheila Farr weighs in.

11/27/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Michael Schall's Eruptions at Platform Gallery

Billowing mushroom clouds explode out of cages in the artist's latest graphite drawings.

11/13/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Like a Valentine: The Art of Jeffry Mitchell

Get to know the Seattle artist, and all his bawdy sweetness, in this Henry Art Gallery retrospective.

11/07/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday (November)

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So...many...choices.

11/01/2012 By Sheila Farr

Theater Review

ACT's 'Ramayana' Adds Bollywood Glitz to an Ancient Epic

The whole package is great fun—and edifying, too.

10/23/2012 By Sheila Farr