Food For Thought

Weekday Culture Fix: Aug 21–25

Velocity Dance Center celebrates up-and-coming choreographers, Central Library previews the Seattle Urban Book Expo, and new Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Reneé releases yet another book of poetry.

1:09pm By Isabel Boutiette

Quote Unquote

Claire Dederer Is a Troublemaker

The author dishes on sex and death and middle age.

08/17/2017 By Jessica Voelker

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: August 17–20

An evening food festival at the revamped Pike Place Market, a not-so-mini block party in Capitol Hill, and a whole lot of tattooed people around Seattle Center.

08/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Lit Hits

Hugo House Announces 2017–18 Season

A new season at Hugo House welcomes the "place for writers" back to its revamped Capitol Hill location, along with a local legend, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and many more.

08/16/2017 By Jaime Archer

Wine-Soaked Concerts

Yacht Rock Comes to Seattle: Michael McDonald at Chateau Ste. Michelle

The legendary singer's still got it after 40 years.

08/14/2017 By Alison Klein

Food For Thought

Weekday Culture Fix: Aug 14–18

A Japanese film collective makes its U.S. debut, Matthew Zapruder from the 'New York Times Magazine' preaches poetry, and a traveling poster exhibition pops up at the Piranha Shop.

08/14/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Food for Thought

Weekday Culture Fix: Aug 7–11

Yayoi Kusama with a twist, Elijah Evenson's magical sculptures, and a Seattle Black Panther story.

08/07/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Art Blitz

X Y Z Is the Collective Arts Space Seattle Needs Right Now

Homegrown collaboration behind the new gallery, event space, and literary center marks something fresh and exciting for the Seattle arts scene.

08/03/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Blitz

Out of Sight Leads the Fight for Northwest Artists

In its third year, the Art Fair–adjacent show remains the best event in the city to experience and support local art.

08/01/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Blitz

It's the Biggest Week of the Year for Art in Seattle. Don't Stay Home.

The Seattle Art Fair is the biggest ticket in town this week. But its arrival also sparks new, exciting, and vital arts events throughout the city. Here's where to start.

07/31/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 27–30

Collaborate with Seattle performers at Velocity Dance Center, heckle bad movies alongside the 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' crew, and spend two nights of funk with George Clinton.

07/27/2017 By Darren Davis and Jaime Archer

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: August 2017

Experimental memoir and Seattle history intersect at the Frye, KeyArena hosts a million-dollar video game competition, and Kendrick Lamar brings down the Tacoma Dome.

07/25/2017 By Darren Davis

Summer Festivals

Scenes from Capitol Hill Block Party 2017

With another CHBP in the books, here's a brief look back on the big weekend.

07/25/2017 By Darren Davis Photography by Paige Smith

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 24–30

Capitol Hill hosts another block party, Waxahatchee comes to town fresh off an album release, and MadArt has a good kind of insect infestation.

07/24/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Ditch The Crowds

Some Weekend Alternatives to Capitol Hill Block Party

Skipping the big weekend festival? Here are some other music, art, and outdoor events happening in the city.

07/20/2017 By Darren Davis and Isabel Boutiette

Bachelor Party

Chase the Dream and Audition for 'The Bachelor' at Pacific Place

Ever want to become that special sort of famous? This might be your best shot.

07/19/2017 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 17–23

Author David Grann reveals disturbing secrets behind the FBI's origins, the Drums drop by Neumos, and the Northwest Film Forum screens Italian director Paolo Virzì's film 'Like Crazy.'

07/17/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Scene

The Seattle Art Fair Is the City’s Biggest Art Market. Too Bad Not Everyone’s Buying.

A booth at Paul Allen’s party is a big investment for some when patrons are never guaranteed.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Tech Me Out to the Ballgame

In Which We Test Out the New Amazon Echo System at Safeco Field

"Sorry, I didn't get that."

07/14/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 13–16

Take in a Jane Austen musical, queue up for food trucks at the Seattle Street Food Festival, and campout with 'The Hunger.'

07/13/2017 By Darren Davis and Jaime Archer