Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 20–22

Chris Rock’s younger brother, a Burien rapper’s major label debut, and a cookbook blowout.

09/20/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Film Reviews

Here You Go: 6 Movies from Local Sightings Film Festival, Reviewed

Five documentaries—and one long-lost local classic—are coming to Northwest Film Forum.

09/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Better Living Through Poetry

Three Poetry Books from Local Presses Made the National Book Awards Longlist

Jericho Brown's 'The Tradition,' Arthur Sze's 'Sight Lines,' and Mary Ruefle's 'Dunce' are all up for the honor.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Bone Up

The Coolest Thing About the New Burke Isn't the Huge Mastodon

But that's pretty cool, too.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 16–19

Fleabag returns to the stage, Town Hall merges art and poetry in an autoimmune benefit, and a 17th century painter takes her rapist to trial.

09/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings, Lily Hansen, and Stefan Milne

TV Review

Netflix’s Unbelievable Is Not So Hard to Believe

The eight-episode miniseries—based on the rape of a Lynnwood teen—takes a new approach to tackling sexual assault on screen.

09/13/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 13–15

Cosmic meditation (with synthesizers), a cheesy cook-off in SLU, and live blues at Washington Hall.

09/13/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Hear Here

3 Local Albums to Listen to This September

New releases from SassyBlack, Chastity Belt, and Somesurprises drop soon.

09/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Is God Is Offers a New Take on the Revenge Plot

Washington Ensemble Theatre kicks off its season with a brutal and allusive play.

09/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 9–12

A British rapper fights the monarchy, an artist grants papier-mache trophies, and Town Hall hosts a live political podcast.

09/09/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 6–8

A 704-page investigation of the Koch brothers, a rosé season adieu, and Death Cab at Marymoor.

09/06/2019 By Stefan Milne and Courtney Cummings

Blessed Be the Fruit

Elliott Bay Book Co. Is Throwing a Midnight Party for The Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

To celebrate the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated new novel, 'The Testaments,' the bookstore will host a raffle, trivia, and prizes Monday night.

09/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

First Thursday

5 Art Shows to See in Seattle This September

From Richard Hutter's floral silhouettes to Ann Leda Shapiro's conflation of organs with grim phenomena.

09/04/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 3–5

A blues musician celebrates 50 years, an author examines the Black Lives Matter movement, and a documentary links art to the mind.

09/03/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 30–September 2

The Fair returns, Chuck's Hop Shop plays arcade games, and a film pioneer gets her due.

08/30/2019 By Stefan Milne and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Festival Season

Who to See at Bumbershoot 2019

No great surprise here: If you go one day, make it Friday.

08/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 26–29

An experiment in LARPing, an Oregon senator’s war against Trump, and an artist's reimagining of the modern world.

08/26/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 23–25

A Stevie Wonder–inspired burlesque festival, another Belltown block party, and a celebration of garden treasures.

08/23/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Baked into History

SAM Channels The Great British Bake Off with a Victorian Confection Competition

Baked goods are totally a vehicle of radical arts movements—and a beautiful, tasty contest on August 29.

08/22/2019 By Sam Jones

Sensommar

Greenland Isn’t for Sale. But You Can Learn About It at the Sól Festival.

The National Nordic Museum's new summer bash focuses on the Arctic region—and marks the opening of photography exhibit, 'Glacier.'

08/21/2019 By Stefan Milne