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'World of WearableArt' Superlatives

We dole out honors for the one-of-a-kind costumes on display at EMP Museum.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/02/2016


'Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds' Boldly Goes for Fan Service Over Depth

EMP Museum's celebration of 50 years of Star Trek should satisfy Trekkies, but can't fully engage.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/29/2016

Met Picks

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

Jinkx Monsoon gets naughty (not nice), Lemolo delivers more dream soundscapes, and the Seahawks look to continue dominating the 49ers.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/30/2015


'The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop' Offers Style Over Substance

MOHAI's new exhibit on local hip-hop culture provides a historic scene overview, but lacks depth.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/07/2015


Star Wars and the Power of Costume at EMP Is Pure Movie Magic

Garments from a galaxy far, far away...

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/19/2015

Food History

A Place at the Table Is Now Open at MOHAI

Fun fact: The Canlis family, the Athenian Inn, and the gyros trend are all of Greek export.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 02/10/2015


Indie Game Revolution Captures the Bliss of Gaming

EMP's exploration of independent video game creators gets it right.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/20/2015

Visual Art

The Power of Pop Art at Seattle Art Museum's Pop Departures

From Warhol to the modern masters of the medium, the new exhibit looks at pop art's timeline and the consumerism that's at its core.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/09/2014


Wing Luke's Bruce Lee Exhibit Offers Style Over Depth

The first year of Do You Know Bruce? focuses on the legend's Seattle origins

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/08/2014

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

  • By Matt Pitchford, Abby Tracy, Carey Rose, Lisa Han, and Allison Williams
  • Published 09/25/2014

Visual Art

SAM's City Dwellers Explores the Cultural Pressures of Modern India

A collection of Indian artists confronts the conflicts brought on by societal modernization and years of colonialism

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/11/2014


PubliCalendar: Copper and Poverty, Stair Walks Day, and Post Alley Film Fest

Today's picks for civic nerds.

  • By Genie Leslie
  • Published 02/07/2014


Bezos Center for Innovation Open at MOHAI

The newest permanent exhibit celebrates Seattle’s pioneering spirit and groundbreaking ideas.

  • By Jeremy G. Novak
  • Published 12/17/2013

Unsolved Mysteries

Crack the D.B. Cooper Case at Washington State History Museum

Examine the evidence in a new exhibit on the notorious Northwest hijacker.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 08/20/2013


Insider’s Guide to the Seattle Icons You Thought You Knew

Behind-the-scenes secrets of everything from the Space Needle to the Duck Tour. Remind yourself what the city’s 10 million tourists are just finding out—Seattle is full of surprises.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 05/22/2013

Art Walk

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday

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

  • By Sheila Farr
  • Published 05/02/2013

Museum News

Art Roundup: Frye Reopens, Tacoma Art Museum to Double in Size

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 07/11/2012

Cultural Travel

Portland Goes Rothko

Visit Rose City for a modern-art bonanza.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 02/17/2012


Maryhill Museum of Art Is Worth a Trip

Beside the Big River highlights life along the Columbia.

  • By Abby Tracy
  • Published 07/06/2011

Opening Night

Slideshow: More Photos from EMP’s ‘Nirvana’ Exhibit

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic makes an appearance.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/19/2011
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