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

Hidden Seattle

Secret Shows, Underground Comedy, and Undiscovered Talent in Seattle

Hidden performances and hidden history lessons are worth the hunt.

11/16/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

'World of WearableArt' Superlatives

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

08/02/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

'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.

06/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

10/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

'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.

10/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

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

Garments from a galaxy far, far away...

02/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

02/10/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Museums

Indie Game Revolution Captures the Bliss of Gaming

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

01/20/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

10/09/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

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

10/08/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

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

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

09/11/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

PubliCalendar

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

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/07/2014 By Genie Leslie

Museums

Bezos Center for Innovation Open at MOHAI

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

12/17/2013 By Jeremy G. Novak

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.

08/20/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

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.

05/22/2013 By Allison Williams

Art Walk

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday

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

05/02/2013 By Sheila Farr

Cultural Travel

Portland Goes Rothko

Visit Rose City for a modern-art bonanza.

02/17/2012 By Allison Williams