The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 15–18

'Figuring History' opens at Seattle Art Museum, the Noir City film festival revisits some genre classics, and pianist Garrick Ohlsson plays Beethoven, Scriabin, and Schubert.

02/15/2018 By Darren Davis

Shadow Play

How One Theatre Troupe Keeps Shadow Puppetry Alive in Seattle

Sgt. Rigsby and His Amazing Silhouettes pays tribute to shadow puppetry's ancient traditions with topical (sometimes raunchy) performances that often dissect themes of trauma and loss.

02/15/2018 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: February 12–16

Create "relationship capsules" with artist Timothy Rysdyke, sing along to pop heartthrobs at Central Cinema, and support local bands covering local legends.

02/12/2018 By Manola Secaira and Kaelan Hicks

culture fix

Things to Do After Work: February 5–9

A camping trip with captains of industry, baby boomer–inspired art at the Factory, and a convention for green thumbs.

02/06/2018 By Manola Secaira

Ticket Alert

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony Team Up for a Benefit Concert Hosted by Russell Wilson

This one-night-only performance will raise money for youth social equity programs and improved access to the arts.

02/06/2018 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 1–4

'Swan Lake' returns to Pacific Northwest Ballet, emerging Native writers Terese Mailhot and Tommy Orange discuss their new work, and artist Humaira Abid reveals 'My Shame' at ArtXchange.

02/01/2018 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: February 2018

PNB returns to ‘Swan Lake,’ Seattle Symphony feels the whimsy with ‘La La Land,’ and artist Humaira Abid puts taboo on display.

02/01/2018 By Darren Davis

The Women's Issue

Meet Courtney Sheehan, Cinema Nerd Turned Administrative Mastermind

The Northwest Film Forum is in good hands with Sheehan at the helm.

01/31/2018 By Darren Davis

The Women's Issue

Two WNBA Championships. Four Olympic Gold Medals. Yup—Sue Bird Is a Baller.

Oh, and she’s also the WNBA’s all-time assist leader.

01/31/2018 By Darren Davis

The Women's Issue

4 Books by Seattle Women to Read Right Now

A few of our recent favorites that deserve a spot on your Goodreads queue.

01/31/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

The Women's Issue

Kiki Wolfkill Wants More Women to Get Into Gaming

“[Game development] is a natural place for women to thrive.”

01/31/2018 By Allison Williams

The Women's Issue

Ijeoma Oluo: Seattle, You're Not Mad Enough

The author and activist isn't afraid to yell (and she wants you to join).

01/31/2018 By Allison Williams

The Present Is Female

The 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle

These are the women shaping Seattle, the region, and beyond.

01/31/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

The Battle of Porktown

Oh, Hey—Here's the Carlile Room's 'Hamilton'-Themed Menu

Buns. And nips. And firearm-themed sips.

01/31/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: January 29–February 2

Take a tour of the Amazon Spheres, drink beer to help preserve Washington's public lands, and channel your inner Beatle with a live sing-along rendition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'

01/29/2018 By Manola Secaira

Ticket Alert

Here's How to Score $10 'Hamilton' Tickets

Register for the #HAM4HAM lottery starting on Sunday, February 4 for the chance to get your hands on the hottest ticket in town for next to nothing.

01/29/2018 By Kaelan Hicks

Theater

Hamilton Gets His Shot in Seattle

With the Broadway sensation debuting in Seattle this month, lead Joseph Morales talks inheriting the iconic role originated by Lin-­Manuel Miranda.

01/26/2018 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 25–28

Conceptual artist Tavares Strachan explores obfuscated truth at the Frye, National Geographic Live shares images taken from the International Space Station, and Belgian brews aplenty at Seattle Center.

01/25/2018 By Darren Davis

Shady in Seattle

The Final Installment of the Fifty Shades Trilogy Hits Theaters This Month

Time to toast Seattle’s most surprising cultural cameo.

01/25/2018 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: January 22–26

Blow off steam with five female-fronted bands at Lo-Fi, experience live reenactments of guilty pleasure books, and learn all there is to know about sourdough.

01/22/2018 By Manola Secaira