The Sporting Life

10 Reasons Why Our New NHL Team Should Be Called the Seattle Roasters

A possible shortlist of Seattle hockey team names dropped today, but missing among them is the one obvious choice.

01/19/2018 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 18–21

It's time to hit the streets again with Seattle Women's March 2.0, Washington State Poet Laureate (and Seattle's first Civic Poet) Claudia Castro Luna shares her newest collection, and comedian Lewis Black gets angry.

01/18/2018 By Darren Davis

Breaking News

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Pullman officers discovered his body with a suicide note, according to police.

01/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Theater Review

'Straight White Men' Just Doesn't Work as Intended

Questionable performances mire Washington Ensemble Theatre's sold out family drama about white privilege and progressive obliviousness.

01/16/2018 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things To Do After Work: January 15–19

Novelist Jesmyn Ward drops by Benaroya Hall, the Northwest African American Museum honors the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and Seattle International Film Festival celebrates the unsung heroes of radical cinema.

01/15/2018 By Manola Secaira

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 11–14

Mozart's romance romp brings the laughs at Seattle Opera, artist Dakota Gearhart dreams up a new kind of makeup tutorial video, and the last weekend to see Andrew Wyeth at Seattle Art Museum.

01/11/2018 By Darren Davis

Taking a Knee

Michael Bennett Featured on Poignant 'New Yorker' Cover

The Seahawks defensive end and vocal civil rights activist appears alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Colin Kaepernick.

01/08/2018 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: January 8–11

Get into the head of David Sedaris at one of his Workshop Readings, celebrate eight years of Ghost Gallery (and say goodbye to the current location), and watch the sci-fi flick 'Moon' with a live band.

01/08/2018 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

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

St. Vincent blesses the Moore Theatre, ‘Two Trains Running’ explores gentrification in the late ‘60s, and Lewis Black yells about Trump.

12/25/2017 By Darren Davis

The Plot Thickens

Of Course Trump Is Threatening Seattle’s City of Literature Status

Seattle finally snagged a City of Literature designation from UNESCO. But the president could very well pull the U.S. from the peace-building organization entirely.

12/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Quote Unquote

Meet Rachael Tatman, Professional Emoji Whisperer

"What’s an emoji? What is it linguistically? I think it’s still something of an open question. "

12/19/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Visual Art

Mount Analogue Is an Arts Space Unlike Anywhere Else in Seattle

Colleen Louise Barry’s bookstore, gallery, and community venue is the collaborative arts hub this city deserves.

12/19/2017 By Darren Davis

Local Traditions

Land of the Sweets Remains December's Best Date Night

'The Burlesque Nutcracker' at the Triple Door is still fun, flirty, and inclusive.

12/18/2017 By Darren Davis

Feature

Spell Casters, a ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Origin Story

A Boeing employee and a mathematician dreamed up a new kind of collectible card game in a Seattle parking lot 25 years ago. They couldn’t have known Magic: The Gathering would change the gaming world forever.

12/18/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 14–17

See Charlie Brown in real life, have a Sassy Brassy Holiday with the Seattle Men's Chorus, and explore food and identity at Tender Table.

12/14/2017 By Darren Davis

No pong intended

A Ping-Pong Bar Bounces into Downtown

Gaming lounge SPiN makes its debut Saturday with all the little white balls you can swing a tiny racket at.

12/12/2017 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: December 11–15

FoodArt Collection presents an ode to 'La Croix,' Olympic Sculpture Park glows in the dark, and real solutions to Seattle's traffic crisis.

12/11/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Monday Mourning

That Sure Didn't Go Very Well

The Sounders failed to execute any sort of game plan and thus Toronto FC took home the 2017 MLS Cup.

12/11/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 7–10

Choreographer Kate Wallich's presents Dream Dances, Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton serenades Benaroya Hall, and a different sort of Sugar Plum Fairy at Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker

12/07/2017 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

Where to Watch the Sounders Defend the Cup

This Saturday, the Rave Green return to Toronto for a second consecutive championship game. Scream your lungs out at these local viewing parties.

12/06/2017 By Diane Stephani