Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: August 8–14

Take in dance at Olympic Sculpture Park, Tacocat during lunch hour, and South Lake Union Block Party without spending a cent.

08/08/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

A Tough Nut to Crack

After 31 years, Pacific Northwest Ballet is finally staging a new Nutcracker. Here’s what you need to know.

11/23/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Jonathan Franzen searches for Purity in the Internet age, and Seattle Symphony and Pacific Northwest Ballet begin their new seasons in style

08/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

Carla Körbes Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

The star dancer discusses what led to her early retirement, her favorite ballets, and disconnecting from the real world while on stage.

06/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

The Stories Behind Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker' Designs

The longtime PNB costumer Mark Zappone shares stories of Maurice Sendak and the man's iconic 'Nutcracker' designs.

12/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Quote Unquote

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Laura Tisserand takes center stage in the company’s final season of the Kent Stowell–choreographed ‘Nutcracker.’

12/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Dance News

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Carla Körbes Announces Her Retirement

The 2014-15 PNB season will be the star ballerina's finale.

09/24/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Midsummer Mischief

PNB's Backstage Bash Offers a Post-Dance Dance Party

To celebrate its production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' the ballet hosts a night of drinks, acrobatics, and more.

04/15/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Annoucement

Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2014-15 Season Features the Finale for Stowell & Sendak's 'Nutcracker'

Lineup includes Balanchine's 'Jewels,' two works by Alexei Ratmansky, and more.

02/12/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

PNB to Lose a Gem of a Dancer, but Gain a Brilliant Teacher

Kaori Nakamura’s coming retirement marks the end of her dazzling presence onstage and the beginning of her invaluable teaching at PNB School.

01/24/2014 By Jeremy Novak