Get Lit

A User-Friendly Guide to Lit Crawl Seattle 2017

There's no earthly way to see every reading at this year's bookworm bar hop. So pick one of these four themed routes to get the most out of your crawl.

10/18/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: October 16–20

Peggy Piacenza meditates on life and death in ‘The Event,' La Femme turns Chop Suey into a French night club, and Poet Don Mee Choi talks translation and neocolonialism.

10/16/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: October 12–15

Cherdonna Shinatra at On the Boards, Seattle author Richard Chiem's book release party, and 5th Avenue Theatre's new (and timely) production of 'Ragtime.'

10/12/2017 By Darren Davis

Fiendish Conversation

Marc Kenison (aka Waxie Moon) Won't Shut Up About Opera

The celebrated drag and burlesque performer chats about his (non-singing) opera debut in 'The Barber of Seville,' and why he's now totally obsessed with the artform.

10/11/2017 By Darren Davis

Ghouls' Night

8 Ways to Observe Friday the 13th

It's been over a decade since Friday the 13th fell in October. Get weird during the pre-Halloween holiday with a costume dance party, a spooky outdoor double feature, and cheap tattoos.

10/10/2017 By Manola Secaira

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: October 9–13

Art Garfunkel reads from his new memoir, Steph Burt kicks off the Seattle Arts and Lectures 2017–18 Poetry Series, and Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival opens.

10/09/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: October 5–8

The Tasveer South Asian Film Festival arrives, Nick Offerman brings both beard and wisdom to the Moore, and Bandaloop defies gravity at Meany Hall.

10/05/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: October 2017

A new solo show from Shawn Huckins, Soil Gallery celebrates the stories and people of Yesler Terrace, and a big party at Party Hat.

10/05/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: October 2–6

A new kind of selfie at Gallery 110, Pulitzer Prize–winner Stephen Greenblatt talks creationism, and Lit Crawl Seattle throws a kick-off party.

10/02/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 28–October 1

Celebrate spooky film and television at MoPop, drink for a good cause at the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, and revisit Jane Austen with Seattle Repertory Theatre.

09/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Fiendish Conversation

Molly Sides on 'Danger Diva,' Being Covered in Fake Blood, and How She's Not Always an Extrovert

The voice of Thunderpussy pulls back the curtain on the Seattle-filmed sci-fi musical, which screens at the Northwest Film Forum this weekend.

09/27/2017 By Darren Davis

Edible Arrangements

Food as Art at the Washington State Fair

A look back at this year’s Washington State Grange displays, the delightfully delectable fair tradition.

09/26/2017 By Jeremy Buben

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: September 25–29

Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina stars in a play documenting life under authoritarian rule, Hugo House cofounder releases a new book of poetry, and the Paramount Theatre celebrates indigenous art.

09/25/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Met Picks

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

Seattle Art Museum’s Andrew Wyeth retrospective, a vertical dance performance, and ‘Nosferatu’ comes back to life.

09/22/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 21–24

A new season of Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off with 'Jewels,' an unmissable exhibition from Humaira Abid opens at the Bellevue Arts Museum, and sea otters take over the Seattle Aquarium.

09/21/2017 By Darren Davis

Visual Art

Documentary, Abstractions, and Weird High School Rituals at the Frye

A trio of new exhibitions arrive this weekend at the Frye Art Museum, featuring photo and video work that reacts to life under communist rule, post-revolution Mexico, and high school life in America.

09/20/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Iambic Ambassadorships

Seattle, Say Hello to Your New Civic Poet

Anastacia-Reneé caps off a big year with a literary arts ambassadorship.

09/19/2017 By Darren Davis

Scene

Pie and Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Booze and Butter

Pie and Whiskey distills the rowdiest literary event in Spokane into a book—just in time for its first iteration in Seattle.

09/18/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: September 18–22

Taproot Theatre explores the life of Albert Einstein, experts at the University of Washington share tactics to avoid fake news, and biologist Christie Wilcox nerds out on venomous animals.

09/18/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

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

Hacktivists take over Washington Ensemble Theatre's new production, Zaria Forman stuns with her large-scale drawings of frozen landscapes, and Velocity Dance Center kicks off a new season.

09/14/2017 By Darren Davis