The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 8–11

Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists join forces for a good cause, comedian Michael Ian Black pays a visit to the Showbox, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet says goodbye to two of its finest.

06/08/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 5–11

The indomitable Erik Blood performs at Neumos, Lisa Ko reads from her award-winning debut novel 'The Leavers,' and Fred Wildlife Refuge transforms into a sensory overload.

06/05/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Met Picks

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

Game on at the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show, catch three Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres, and spend some time alone with Chastity Belt.

05/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

New Arrivals

Tickets for 'Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors' Now Available

The upcoming exhibition at Seattle Art Museum is flat out unmissable. And tickets are going fast.

05/30/2017 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: May 30–June 4

'The Cage Fighter' returns to the ring at SIFF, 'Listen: It's a Sound Show' questions what it means to listen, and the Shadow Council brings a little light into serious civic discourse.

05/30/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 25–29

Spend Memorial Day weekend at SIFF's short film festival, chow down on international cuisine at Folklife, and hear new work from Hugo House's emerging crop of writers.

05/25/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

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Cheap Week: May 15-21

David Bazan sings about the road, Matthew Rohrer argues that poetry is not a symbol, and Tesseract combines science fiction with modern dance.

05/17/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 11–14

Jim Henson Con brings puppets to life, Upstream Music Fest takes over Pioneer Square, and two days of "Art Up, Chown Down" in PhinneyWood.

05/11/2017 By Darren Davis

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: May 8–14

Charly Bliss at the Vera Project, the Seventh Art Stand acts in solidarity, and Peter Silberman performs his first solo album.

05/09/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 4–7

'The Magic Flute' dazzles at McCaw Hall, Translations gives the transgender community a cinematic voice, and PJ Harvey rocks during a rare Seattle visit.

05/04/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: May

Make time for outdoor music festivals, traditional canoe races, and maypole dancing.

05/03/2017 By Liz Weber

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Cheap Week: May 2–7

Pacific Northwest Ballet looks at diversity in dance, iFest brings independent video gaming to Seattle Center, and Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies plays its greatest hits (which are actually other bands' hits).

05/02/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 27–30

Roger Federer hits the court at KeyArena, Cherdonna Shinatra takes on Henry Ibsen's 'A Doll's House,' and NFFTY shows off the top young filmmakers.

04/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Met Picks

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

Museum of Flight focuses on the Space Race, Eugene Mirman peddles his delightful absurdity, and Seattle Shakespeare infuses the Bard with jazz.

04/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Lorde and Odesza Headline Bumbershoot 2017

The Labor Day Weekend festivities also include Weezer, Haim, Solange, Flume, the Roots, Spoon, and more.

04/25/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Cheap Week: April 24–30

Seattle Symphony turns to Andy Warhol for inspiration, Timothy Zahn breathes new life into the Star Wars extended universe, and Diet Cig bounces around the Barboza stage.

04/24/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Panels That Should Probably Exist at Upstream Music Fest and Summit

Sure, Paul Allen’s inaugural Upstream Fest brings more than 100 local acts and a slew of music industry panels to town this month, but here are a few talks we wish were on the roster.

04/20/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 20–23

Enter the sonic realms of Oscar-winning film composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, revel in the political disco musical 'Here Lies Love,' and get lost in 'The Secret Garden.'

04/20/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Performance

Cirque du Soleil Dreams of Mexico with 'Luzia'

The theatrical circus troupe heads south of the border with its new show at Marymoor Park.

04/19/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for your buck

Cheap Week: April 17–24

Mount Eerie deals with loss through song, MoPop fuses musical and political discussions at this year's Pop Conference, and the Leafly Comedy Tour caters to the 4/20 crowd.

04/17/2017 By Kelli Kauakanilehua Adams Edited by Seth Sommerfeld