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

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 20–26

Chuck Klosterman speculates what the future will think we're getting wrong, Burke Museum explores the North Cascades, and Dan Levy records his standup special for free.

06/20/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Take in the sights and sounds of Fremont Solstice, drink with dad at Washington Brewers Festival, and catch the final weekend of 'Young Blood' at Frye.

06/16/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 13–19

Celebrate Prince, watch 'Space Jam' stand trial, and experience 'Pure Consciousness' with Vox Mod.

06/13/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

'Graphic Masters' arrives at SAM, Washington Hall hosts a jazz reenactment, and Glazer's PhotoFest caters to the photographically inclined.

06/09/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Ticket Alerts

The Head and the Heart and Band of Horses Plan Paramount Dates

Two standouts from the Seattle folk rock boom return.

06/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 6–12

David Bazan shows off 'Blanco,' NW New Works Festival gives area arts a working platform, and Bren Ahearn stitches subversively.

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

The Weekend Starts... Now

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

Pacific Northwest Ballet celebrates American dance tradition, old school gamers flock to the Northwest Pinball and Arcade show, and Copa América kicks off at CenturyLink.

06/02/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Festival Recap

Women Ruled Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016

How Sasquatch! set itself apart with a dominating cavalcade of female voices.

06/01/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

The Rant

Your Outdoor Movie Etiquette Guide

Tips for how to make the most of the summer cinema season.

05/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

In the News

Perfect Party: June 2016

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

05/31/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Met Picks

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

Intiman Theatre highlights black women playwrights, Dennis Coleman says goodbye, and Bren Ahearn threads some subversive stitches.

05/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Praise for the Messi-ah

Copa América brings some of North and South America’s best national teams to town in June. That includes Argentina and perhaps the greatest living athlete: Lionel Messi. Here’s what makes him transcendent.

05/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

5 Problems That Bumbershoot Needs to Address

After AEG's first year in charge of Bumbershoot, there are a few glaring issues that need fixing.

09/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld