Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: February 27–March 5

Rapper P.O.S returns with a vengeance, Naked City Brewery hosts an encore screening of Local Sightings top films, and Seattle Symphony adds music to Dr. Seuss's 'Green Eggs and Ham.'

02/27/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: March 2017

Ali Wong offers a comedic edge, Japandroids returns to rock, and Kelsey Plum leads the Huskies into the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.

02/27/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 23–26

'Rent' squats at the Paramount, Dave Attell delivers comedy club bliss, and Seattle Opera stages the Czech classic 'Katya Kabanova.'

02/23/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Sound

Song Premiere: The Maldives' "2 Know U Is 2 Love U"

The Seattle alt-country institution takes things in a new direction with the first single from its upcoming album, 'Mad Lives.'

02/23/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Upstream Music Fest and Summit Reveals Its Debut Lineup

The first year of Paul Allen's answer to SXSW features Flying Lotus, AlunaGeorge, Shabazz Palaces, and a glut of local bands.

02/23/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Who We Are

Books Are Dead. Long Live Books!

Three-quarters of Seattle readers prefer paper books to ebooks. We didn’t kill print after all.

02/23/2017 By Allison Williams

Theater Review

Women Literally Rule in Seattle Shakespeare's 'Bring Down the House'

Upstart Crow Collective's two-part all-female adaption of 'Henry VI' avoids feeling like a gimmick.

02/22/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Upcoming Events

Spring Arts 2017: Modern Pop, High Art

Mainstream pop culture is taking over everything—including local arts—resulting in a season of spectacle and thought-provoking genre blends.

02/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Dude York's Peter Richards

The Seattle indie rock trio looks to live up to its self-proclaimed title of "America's band" with the release of 'Sincerely.'

02/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: February 20–26

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle delivers another gripping novel, Cinerama screens all of the year's Best Picture nominees, and Pickwick headlines a loaded ACLU benefit show lineup.

02/20/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

The New Nintendo Switch Has a Lot to Learn from Seattle Tech Failures

Here's hoping the video gaming giant’s new console avoids similar perilous pitfalls.

02/20/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

MOVERS & SHAKERS

Perfect Party: March 2017

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

02/20/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Quote Unquote

Jordan Morris Isn’t a Rookie Anymore

And he's learned to live with the pressure of being American soccer's Next Big Thing.

02/20/2017 By Matthew Halverson

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 16–19

'Well' twists the theatrical memoir format at Seattle Rep, Step Afrika! draws dance inspiration from Jacob Lawrence, and Paul Allen's collection of landscape paintings arrives at Seattle Art Museum.

02/16/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sisters

The Seattle pop band breaks open the bubbly to celebrate the release of its debut LP, 'Drink Champagne.'

02/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Metallica Brings the Heaviness to CenturyLink Field

The iconic metal band comes to town to shred in August.

02/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: February 13–19

Lemolo offers Valentine's Day comfort at Nectar Lounge, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter tape their bookish podcast live at Town Hall, and Northwest Film Forum screens top South Asian documentaries.

02/13/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Can David Duchovny Solve Seattle's Mysteries?

Hopefully the ‘X-Files’ star will tackle these cases when he comes to town in February to play a concert with his band.

02/09/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 9–12

MoPop shows off 'The Art of Rube Goldberg,' Hilary Hahn returns to Benaroya Hall, and the USA Curling Nationals head to Everett.

02/09/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Resist

Stream Seattle Symphony's Celebration of Music From the Muslim Ban Countries

'Music Beyond Borders: Voices From the Seven' highlights music from the countries cited in the POTUS's Muslim ban.

02/08/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld