Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jim Woodring

The artist and cartoonist shares of his latest collection of oversized surreal imagery at Frye Art Museum.

3:00pm By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 19–22

Jacob Lawrence's 'The Migration Series' comes to SAM, Spectrum Dance Theater fights against lethal police force, and MoPop screens 'Singles.'

1:25pm By Seattle Met Staff

Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Is Resisting Too—Artfully

The three works of the 2017 Spectrum season don’t pull any punches when it comes to hot-button issues.

8:00am By Seth Sommerfeld

hope and resistance

Stay Inspired in 2017 with These Local Anthems

With a new POTUS comes a new soundtrack.

7:00am By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Radiohead Comes to KeyArena in April

The band returns to Seattle for the first time in 5 years in support of 'A Moon Shaped Pool.'

01/17/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: January 16–22

Visit Seattle Art Museum during its free weekend, curl up by the fire at Seattle Arts and Lectures' Local Voices, and deal with your inauguration blues with help from Dan Savage and Eli Sanders.

01/16/2017 By Jane Kidder

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

'Finding Neverland' musically explores the creation of 'Peter Pan,' Seattle Opera stages a sophisticated and streamlined 'La traviata,' and Rat City Rollergirls return to the rink.

01/12/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Talk

'Real World Seattle' Recap: My Only Friend, the End

Bidding a less than fond farewell to the reality show's stint in Seattle.

01/11/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Shane "Swerve" Strickland

The indie pro wrestler (known as Killshot on 'Lucha Underground') and Tacoma native returns home to face Cody Rhodes at Washington Hall's DEFY1 Legacy.

01/11/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcement

'Hamilton' Headlines Broadway at the Paramount's 2017–18 Season

The slate of musicals also includes 'Les Misérables,' 'Disney's Aladdin,' and 'The Book of Mormon.'

01/09/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

U2 Brings 'The Joshua Tree' Tour to CenturyLink Field

U talkin' U2 to me? (Yes, we are.)

01/09/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: January 9–15

Gazebos and Summer Cannibals team up to rock Chop Suey, Jet City improv mixes comedy and baking, and Northwest Film Forum hosts some of the best Sundance shorts.

01/09/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Seattle Symphony takes on 'Ode to Joy,' 5th Avenue Theatre screens a sing-along 'Sound of Music,' and a couple worthwhile art museum exhibits close.

01/05/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Talk

'Real World Seattle' Recap: Why Are We Yelling?

Another cast member leaves the house and a relationship turns ugly.

01/04/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: January

Start off the year on an artistic note.

01/03/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: January 2–8

SIFF offers an outlet for mourning David Bowie via a 'Labyrinth' Quote Along, Fantagraphics celebrates a new queer and quirky installment of 'Wuvable Oaf,' and Central Cinema presents pro- and anti-screenings of 'Titanic.'

01/02/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Year in Review

Top 10 Albums of 2016

Take a listen to the best records put out this year.

12/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Year in Review

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2016

A look back at our favorite cultural moments of the year.

12/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: December 29–January 1

Seattle Symphony goes Motown for New Year's Eve, Jake Johannsen brings the laughs to Tacoma, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings belated Christmas rock to KeyArena.

12/29/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Sound

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2016

The best local music the year had to offer.

12/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld