Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 20–23

2001 in IMAX, free screenprinting, and one of the Band of Horses goes solo.

8:48am By Landon Groves

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 17–19

Hit one of the last summer block parties, or get fired up about the midterms and crafting at the same time.

08/17/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Opera and "Opera"

How Two Seattle Shows Offer Dramatically Different Takes on Theater Stalwarts

Contexts (and some fireworks) separate Porgy and Bess and The Phantom of the Opera.

08/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Album Review

Death Cab for Cutie’s Thank You for Today Is Pleasant and Underwhelming

Seattle indie royalty return for a ninth album—slick, nostalgic, and lacking.

08/15/2018 By Stefan Milne

Artist Interview

In His Frye Museum Installation, Quenton Baker Finds Lost Voices

The Seattle poet retells the story of a slave ship revolt through erasure poems.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Book Review

Patrick deWitt's New Novel Pokes Playfully at High Society

And a wine loving doctor, clairvoyant, and potentially possessed cat make appearances.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Autumn Preview

35 Events to Catch This Fall

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this season.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Big Names

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle Fall 2018

Jay and Bey love stadiums, Seattle Rep puts on a Hamilton predecessor, and Anglel Olsen flies solo.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Welcome Lit

Hugo House Returns to Capitol Hill

Two years after the destruction of its eponymous home, the writing center reopens in its new mixed-use building. Can arts and astronomical rent coexist?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Autumn Happenings

Fall Arts 2018

The symphony and ballet return. Your brain can now play music (really). There's a lot going on this season, is what we're saying. Here's your plan for arts events in September, October, and November.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

The Sporting Life

Pigskin and Politics

When the season starts this month, the Seahawks will be a different, possibly less vocal team. Can we still love them?

08/14/2018 By Tricia Romano

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 13–16

A visit from the father of modern Mexican art, a celebration of the queen of pop's birthday, and a cabaret to close out Nights at the Neptune.

08/13/2018 By Landon Groves

Bona Fide Losers

Mayor Jenny Durkan Proclaims Tomorrow Sub Pop Day

Last week the label got an airplane, now this.

08/10/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 10–12

Volunteer Park ups its wattage, Seattle saves its history, and Sub Pop gives you< a present for its birthday.

08/10/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Rock History

MoPOP’s Pearl Jam: Home and Away Is for Fans Only

If you worship the band, make haste to MoPOP. Everyone else can safely stay home.

08/09/2018 By Stefan Milne

#SaveTheShowbox

Council Members Move to Add the Showbox to Pike Place Market Historic District

"This is an exciting moment for the effort to save the Showbox."

08/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Figures & Forms

Mickalene Thomas’s and Martha Friedman’s Exhibits at Henry Art Gallery Explore Bodies

Two of the gallery’s current shows take very different looks at human forms.

08/08/2018 By Stefan Milne

Beach Bash

Headed to Sub Pop’s SPF30? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The indie label’s 30th anniversary bash could see as many as 50,000 people coming to Alki.

08/07/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 6–9

Political Obama-era fanfiction, a visit from the “beat scientist,” and a large ensemble performance at the Neptune.

08/06/2018 By Landon Groves

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 3–5

KEXP outdoors, a well-done roasting, and beyond the Pavement.

08/03/2018 By Mac Hubbard