Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: August 2016

Seattle Street Food Festival delivers culinary variety, Julien Baker sings heartbreaking odes, and MOHAI displays classic toys from bygone decades.

07/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 26–31

Strictly Seattle showcases the city's best choreographers, Wooden O brings Shakespeare to Seattle Center, and Movies at the Mural opens with 'The Princess Bride.'

07/26/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Reintroduction To The Jungle

Guns N’ Roses Rocks With Slash and Duff For The First Time Since The ‘90s

What other pop culture relics from that era could aid the band on its reunion tour?

07/22/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Steve Martin and Martin Short team up for comedic revelry, Malala Yousafzai spreads her message of hope and determination, and Kenny Chesney brings a boatload of country hits to CenturyLink Field.

07/21/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Rant

Is It Ethical to Enjoy the Rio Olympics?

Wrestling with the morality of a troubled edition of the Summer Games.

07/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 18–24

Noir City takes over the Egyptian, Tracy Rocca's paintings soak up the sun, and 'Daisy' dramatizes one of America's most famous political ads.

07/18/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Bask in the bloody glee of 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' venture to Middle-earth with Seattle Symphony, and munch away at Bite of Seattle and Dragon Fest.

07/14/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Quote Unquote

J. Michael Kelly Just Wants to Run a Clean Race

The hydroplane driver has won two straight Albert Lee Cups at Seafair—and both were controversial.

07/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 11–17

A Frames reunites, Wye Oak moves forward by looking back, and Alice Gosti's latest marathon dance performance comes to Waterfront Park.

07/11/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

The Dixie Chicks return, the Sounders battle the Galaxy, and 'Big Fish' weaves magical stories at Taproot.

07/07/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 5–10

Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival takes over Volunteer Park, the Physics play with a full band, and Arj Baker seeks stoned laughter.

07/05/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 30–July 4

Catch fireworks from Seafair Summer Fourth and the Mariners, see Alan Cumming's emotional cabaret, and watch as the Seattle Symphony goes Hollywood.

06/30/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Concerts

Ranking Adele's Most Epically Sad Lyrics

Before the Queen of Bummer Pop plays KeyArena, we take a look at her bleakest lyrics—from depressing to very depressing.

06/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: July 2016

Wooden O invades our parks with Shakespeare, Seattle Symphony plays more John Luther Adams, and Brand New and Modest Mouse team up.

06/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

'Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds' Boldly Goes for Fan Service Over Depth

EMP Museum's celebration of 50 years of Star Trek should satisfy Trekkies, but can't fully engage.

06/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 27–July 3

KEXP Rocks the Dock, NAAM examines African American beauty through photography, and standout local songwriters convene at Chop Suey.

06/27/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Seattle Men's and Women's Chorus stalwart Dennis Coleman says goodbye, the Mariners turn back the clock, and Seattle Symphony brings Gershwin to Marymoor.

06/23/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Feature

Seattle Summer Arts Guide 2016

Make the most of the season with these tasty cultural pairings.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

newsmakers

Perfect Party: July 2016

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and people in the news.

06/22/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Photo Essay

This Is Boom City

A day in the life of Tulalip Indian Reservation’s fireworks marketplace.

06/20/2016 Photography by Andrew Waits By James Ross Gardner