Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: December 11–15

FoodArt Collection presents an ode to 'La Croix,' Olympic Sculpture Park glows in the dark, and real solutions to Seattle's traffic crisis.

11:00am By Isabel Boutiette

Monday Mourning

That Sure Didn't Go Very Well

The Sounders failed to execute any sort of game plan and thus Toronto FC took home the 2017 MLS Cup.

10:32am By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 7–10

Choreographer Kate Wallich's presents Dream Dances, Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton serenades Benaroya Hall, and a different sort of Sugar Plum Fairy at Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker

12/07/2017 By Darren Davis

The Sporting Life

Where to Watch the Sounders Defend the Cup

This Saturday, the Rave Green return to Toronto for a second consecutive championship game. Scream your lungs out at these local viewing parties.

12/06/2017 By Diane Stephani

Theater Review

Witness a Nervous Breakdown Unfold in Real Time with 'The Humans'

Seattle Rep's production of the 2016 Tony Award–winner for Best Play serves turkey with a side of tremendous anxiety.

12/05/2017 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: December 4–8

Seattle Art Museum curates color to remedy the gray season, Seattle-based author Anca Szilágyi debuts her first novel, and experimental filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky presents 'Seasonal Songs.'

12/04/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 30–December 3

Check in to 'Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn' at 5th Avenue Theatre, experience what's new in dance at Next Fest NW, and cast your vote for a good cause at The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition.

11/30/2017 By Darren Davis

Television

'Parts Unknown' Cut a Segment About Sexual Harassment in Tech

Nikki Barron of Techbridge Girls says the show cut her conversation with Bourdain but kept her in the closing montage. She was also unaware the episode would feature a segment on virtual reality porn, which would have been a deal breaker.

11/29/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

Your Guide to Seattle Holiday Events, 2017

Feel merry in Seattle this year with a trip down Candy Cane Lane, or take in the ‘The Nutcracker’—ballet or burlesque, your choice.

11/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle, December 2017

Hillary Clinton reveals ‘What Happened,’ Jay Z arrives on the ‘4:44 Tour,’ and Velocity Dance Center gets disruptive.

11/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: November 27–December 1

Cathy McClure dissects toys in 'Dispossessed,' John Waters brings his perverse holiday vision to town, and the official photographer for the Obama administration unveils a portrait of the presidency.

11/27/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Good Bad Movies

James Franco's The Disaster Artist Is Screening in Seattle

You've seen 'The Room.' Now it's time to see the making of 'The Room.'

11/25/2017 By Alison Klein

100 Years of Activism

1991: PNW Riot Grrrls Stage a Revolution

Northwest bands like Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney and Bratmobile pioneered feminism’s third wave.

11/21/2017 By Madeline Ostrander and Valerie Schloredt

Culture Fix

Things to Do Thanksgiving Week 2017

George Balanchine's 'The Nutcracker' returns to Pacific Northwest Ballet, Flying Lotus gets psychedelic in 3D, and a 'Dungeons and Dragons' Thanksgiving adventure.

11/20/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

TV Recap

The 'Parts Unknown' Seattle Episode Reveals How the Rest of the Country Feels About Us

An episode in which Anthony Bourdain smokes a ton of weed, talks tech bros and serial killers, and gets very nostalgic about...something.

11/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Headphones to Highways

How Podcasts Like Welcome to Night Vale Embraced the Live Tour

“A live show, something that’s not infinitely replicable—people understand that has value.”

11/20/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 16–19

Alison Marks recasts Native art at the Frye, Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson shout Yaaas Queen Yaaas, and 'The Humans' stirs up family drama at Seattle Rep.

11/16/2017 By Darren Davis

Superhero Tears

Zanadu Comics Is Closing Its Doors

Sales simply weren't keeping up with rising downtown rent for this 42-year-old comic shop.

11/15/2017 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: November 13–17

Dual openings at Winston Wächter, Alec Baldwin talks satire and Trump, and Deb Perelman's debuts her new 'Smitten Kitchen' book.

11/13/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Lexicon Devils

Harsh Realm: The Greatest Prank Seattle Ever Pulled on New York

Twenty-five years ago the national media, obsessed with Seattle's music scene, came calling. The right person picked up the phone.

11/13/2017 By James Ross Gardner Illustrations by Peter Bagge