Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

An updating list of the events—safely in person and online—that we're excited about.

10/23/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Masks on Masks on Masks

You Can Probably Have Your Block “Closed” for Trick or Treating

Seattle announced Trick or Street Blocks.

10/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Lit Fall

Jess Walter's The Cold Millions Is a Rich, Expansive Page-Turner

The Washington author's latest dives into a row between organized labor and police in 1909 Spokane.

10/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Months After Sounding the Alarm, Local Music Venues Have a New Strategy

Keep Music Live is an attempt for venues to stay around after they’ve stayed closed.

10/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

After School Special

Two Seattle Teenagers Founded an Organization to Support Young Artists of Color

Extracurricular activities include swim team, drama club, and founding the Colorization Collective.

10/20/2020 By Carli Ricker

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle October 16–22

From a Scarecrow telethon to a global cabaret-athon (with a local stop).

10/16/2020 By Carli Ricker

Pivots & Pirouettes

PNB Returns with a Season of Socially Distant Ballet

Choreographer Jessica Lang designed a dance for the moment.

10/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Streaming Dreams

How the Virtual Movie Theater Is Becoming a Thing

From a group-watching app to festivals finding new life online, Seattleites are rethinking how we watch.

10/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Doing Good, Doing Better

What Do More Equitable Arts Nonprofits Look Like?

Controversy and big change at local organizations has the nonprofit sector imagining a better future.

10/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle October 9–15

Catch a book talk from Dublin, a concert from Minneapolis, and a gala right here in Seattle.

10/09/2020 By Carli Ricker

The Remote Link

What It's Like to Be a Virtual Seahawks Fan

Some lucky 12s offer a glimpse into participating in the “Fan Mosaic.”

10/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Masks on Masks on Masks

How to Halloween During Covid-19

The answers to your pressing questions.

10/09/2020 By Stefan Milne with Carli Ricker

Lit Fall

11 Localish Books to Read This Autumn

From Megan Rapinoe's new memoir to an anthology of local writers meditating on Covid-19.

10/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

Explainer

How Will Climate Pledge Arena Live Up to Its (Boring) Name?

They don’t net any goals for an original moniker, but the partners behind the city’s new green dome will get plenty creative to nullify its carbon emissions.

10/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle October 2–8

Whether it’s by watching a film, hearing from bestselling authors, or getting a lesson in cocktails, you can help support Seattle organizations.

10/02/2020 By Carli Ricker

On View

Two New Documentaries Investigate Our Troubled Prison System

Both screen as part of the Social Justice Film Festival this week.

09/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Can New Music Still Be an Event?

After months of screen-based shows, artists keep searching for better concert proxies.

09/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle September 25–October 1

Get inspired this week from the worlds of fashion, innovation, and health and wellness.

09/25/2020 By Carli Ricker

Honors

Washington State Is All Over the National Book Awards Longlist

Two local poets. Two local presses. A former Seattleite's Seattle-based novel.

09/18/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle September 18–24

Learn about one of the original data miners and check out a John Lewis documentary and panel discussion.

09/18/2020 By Carli Ricker