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Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2015

Impressionist marvels come to SAM, China exports a music festival, and the U.S. World Cup champs take the field.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/30/2015
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(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Hari Kondabolu

The standup discusses Bumbershoot and being bummed out by the current Seattle comedy scene.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/02/2015
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Points of Reference

The Path to Making 'The Best Show' Possible

Tom Scharpling, the host of the comedy cult hit call-in program, breaks down how Howard Stern, Patton Oswalt, and conservative talk radio influenced the show.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/25/2015
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Met Picks

Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: August 2015

Alabama Shakes howls with chart-topping roots rock, Three Dollar Bill Cinema shares cinematic bedtime stories outdoors, and Mumford and Sons brings a loaded Stopover Festival lineup to Walla Walla.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/29/2015
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Summer Festival Season

Bumbershoot 2015 Adds 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Writers, Sherman Alexie, Jess Walter, and the A.V. Club

The fest announces its Comedy and Words and Ideas lineups.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/24/2015
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Points of Reference

How Morrissey's Moping and the Bee Gees' Style Inspired Jen Kirkman's Standup Special

The comedian discusses the pop cultural homages in her new Netflix special 'I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine).'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/23/2015
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Live from Seattle, It’s Saturday Night!

It’s a sketch star bonanza as five Saturday Night Live cast members come our way in June.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/16/2015
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Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: May 18–25

Northwest Folklife Festival takes over Seattle Center for Memorial Day weekend, and Nikki Glaser delivers cutting comedy: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

  • By Josh Kelety and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/18/2015
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Ticket Alert

Amy Schumer Brings Her 'Trainwreck' Comedy Tour to Seattle

The all-star standup lineup features Mike Birbiglia, Judd Apatow, Dave Attell, Vanessa Bayer, and Colin Quinn.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/13/2015
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Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: May 2015

Marc Maron delivers humorous vitriol, Sasquatch! Festival celebrates Memorial Day, and Seattle Symphony shows off a young local violin virtuoso.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/04/2015
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Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: April 20–26

'Fresh Off The Boat' author Eddie Huang dishes on food and culture and 'Angry Housewives' returns: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

  • By Atoosa Moinzadeh
  • Published 04/20/2015
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Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: April 13–19

Bellevue Arts Museum showcases Jana Brevick’s ingenious metal work and EMP's Pop Conference gets weird: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

  • By Atoosa Moinzadeh and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/13/2015
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Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2015

Allen Stone retraces his rise with five concerts, America’s Test Kitchen visits the Moore, and the record setting musical Angry Housewives returns.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/01/2015
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Passing Through

WWE Wrestler Mick Foley Turns to Comedy

The former wrestler wants you to laugh until it hurts.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/02/2015
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Rob Delaney's Stateside Standup Return

The comedian and Twitter fave discusses moving to the UK to star in the British sitcom 'Catastrophe.'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/25/2015
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Jay Leno Thinks Late Night TV "Doesn't Mean Anything" Anymore

But he still loves standup. And he'll be at Snoqualmie Casino tonight.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 02/20/2015
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Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jet City Improv's Andrew McMasters

The cofounder of Jet City discusses manic fun of the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (which he also cofounded).

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/17/2015
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Love, Love Will Take Us to Art

Valentine's Day Events Guide 2015

A few specialized options to entertain your Valentines.

  • By Claire Meyer, Darren Davis, and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/11/2015
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Ticket Alert

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Bring Their Raunchy Road Show to Town

Plus, Sufjan Stevens adds a second show at the Paramount Theatre.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/10/2015
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Ticket Alert

Sasquatch! Festival 2015 Lineup Features Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant, and Modest Mouse

The Decemberists, Lana Del Rey, Ryan Adams, Of Monsters and Men, and St. Vincent also highlight the Memorial Day weekend offerings.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/03/2015
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