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

Alec Baldwin brings his memoir to town, Sera Cahoone and the Maldives celebrate new albums, and Seattle Symphony musically explores Andy Warhol.

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: March 20–26

Seattle Fringe Festival give an outlet for Seattle's more out there artistic voices, Victor Lodato and Geoffrey Nutter read selections from their latest books, and Bambu brings a social bent to his rapping.

03/20/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Japandroids makes its blissfully noisy rock return, the minds behind 'Serial' visit the Paramount, and PNB showcases choreographic diversity with its 'Director's Choice' program.

03/16/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: March 13–19

John All shares his harrowing scientific adventures, author Mary Gaitskill muses on fiction's "inner weave," and Japandroids rock the Neptune.

03/13/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 9–12

Dance Theatre of Harlem gets a boost from Seattle Symphony, top authors convene for McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, and KT Niehoff's latest choreographic creation takes flight.

03/09/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: March 6–12

Rapper Porter Ray finally drops 'Watercolor,' poet Morgan Parker adds pop culture flair to her powerful prose, and the Northwest's best young musical acts compete at the Sound Off! Finals.

03/06/2017 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 2–5

Spectrum Dance Theatre highlights the work of immigrants, Seattle Symphony gets 'Looney,' and the MLS Cup Champion Sounders return to the pitch.

03/02/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: February 27–March 5

Rapper P.O.S returns with a vengeance, Naked City Brewery hosts an encore screening of Local Sightings top films, and Seattle Symphony adds music to Dr. Seuss's 'Green Eggs and Ham.'

02/27/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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

Ali Wong offers a comedic edge, Japandroids returns to rock, and Kelsey Plum leads the Huskies into the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.

02/27/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 23–26

'Rent' squats at the Paramount, Dave Attell delivers comedy club bliss, and Seattle Opera stages the Czech classic 'Katya Kabanova.'

02/23/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Spring Arts 2017: Modern Pop, High Art

Mainstream pop culture is taking over everything—including local arts—resulting in a season of spectacle and thought-provoking genre blends.

02/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: February 20–26

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle delivers another gripping novel, Cinerama screens all of the year's Best Picture nominees, and Pickwick headlines a loaded ACLU benefit show lineup.

02/20/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

MOVERS & SHAKERS

Perfect Party: March 2017

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

02/20/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

'Well' twists the theatrical memoir format at Seattle Rep, Step Afrika! draws dance inspiration from Jacob Lawrence, and Paul Allen's collection of landscape paintings arrives at Seattle Art Museum.

02/16/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: February 13–19

Lemolo offers Valentine's Day comfort at Nectar Lounge, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter tape their bookish podcast live at Town Hall, and Northwest Film Forum screens top South Asian documentaries.

02/13/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Can David Duchovny Solve Seattle's Mysteries?

Hopefully the ‘X-Files’ star will tackle these cases when he comes to town in February to play a concert with his band.

02/09/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 9–12

MoPop shows off 'The Art of Rube Goldberg,' Hilary Hahn returns to Benaroya Hall, and the USA Curling Nationals head to Everett.

02/09/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: February 6–12

Surfer Blood brings fresh material to Barboza, the Paramount screens silent romance of ‘Ramona,’ and David Shields's argumentative tome becomes a James Franco documentary.

02/06/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

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The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 2–5

National Theatre of Scotland stages vampire horror with 'Let the Right One In,' PNB takes a fresh look at Cinderella, and two top NBA prospects battle at UW.

02/02/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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

‘Let the Right One In’ aims for the jugular, Dude York packs a pop rock punch, and Sarah Silverman goes as blue as she wants.

01/30/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld