Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Features TV on the Radio, Ratatat, and the Kills

Built to Spill, the Julie Ruin, Wye Oak, and Jamie XX also highlight the urban summer festival.

03/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Small Press, Big Party

5 Essential Events at APRIL Festival 2015

The Seattle small press festival is back in a big way: a storytelling brawl, ghosts of avant-garde expats, and lots and lots of books

03/18/2015 By Darren Davis

Ticket Alert

Sasquatch! Festival 2015 Lineup Features Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant, and Modest Mouse

The Decemberists, Lana Del Rey, Ryan Adams, Of Monsters and Men, and St. Vincent also highlight the Memorial Day weekend offerings.

02/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

'Frozen' on Ice Comes to Everett and Kent

Parental advisory: Your kids probably want to go to this.

01/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2014: Monday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest

08/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with the Lonely Forest's John Van Deusen

The Anacortes indie rock band prepares to play its final show at Bumbershoot

08/27/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2014: Sunday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest

08/27/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2014: Saturday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest

08/26/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Bumbershoot 2014's Comedy Gets Heady with Science, Shakespeare, and Dead Authors

The lineup includes W. Kamau Bell, Doug Benson, Eugene Mirman, Paul F. Tompkins, and more.

06/18/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Must-Haves for Kids

Our favorite local goodies, gear, and gadgets.

04/17/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Article

College Application Angst

Parents: It’s college application essay season. Do you know where your neuroses are?

12/16/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

The Bully Backlash

Just asking: When is bullying in the eye of the beholder?

07/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Freaked About Freak Dancing

The chaperone at the middle school dance gets freaked over freak dancing.

04/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Would It Work Here? Brunch Without Brats!

Would banning children from swanky brunch spots work in Seattle? Not if the Madrona Moms have anything to say about it.

04/22/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Rattus Rattus

The good news: A house can be rodent-proofed. Almost.

03/14/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Are You Going to Comicon?

The Washington State Convention Center hosts the ninth annual Emerald City Comicon, March 4–6. But don’t reach for the tights until you’ve taken our questionnaire.

02/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

The Carnivore’s Dilemma

My daughter’s vegetarianism must be stopped!

02/15/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Adventures in Multiculturalism

Vancouverite Todd Wong brings to Seattle his Robert Burns–inspired Gung Haggis Fat Choy, a Scottish and Chinese cross-cultural holiday that has spread from Canada to China and Scotland.

01/24/2011

Article

Spring Arts Preview: Arts in a Flash

Ever since Seattle got serious about its flash mobs—they show up everywhere from Westlake Center to Seahawks games—we’ve noticed local arts organizations embracing the “shock and awe” marketing spirit. Here, videos from five recent Seattle flash mobs.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Single (and Kid-Free) in Seattle

How many Seattleites live alone? How many have children? A by-the-numbers look at the Seattle household.

01/14/2011