Arts & Culture

Essay

Seattle Is a City of Literature, But This Has Long Been a Place of Stories

"I have been taught by polite society never to publicly acknowledge the true story of the people who belong to this place."

09/11/2020 By Rena Priest

outbreak outings

Visiting a Seattle Museum Feels Like the Old Normal

Walking through the newly reopened National Nordic Museum is strangely familiar.

09/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle September 4–10

An exceptional virtual concert series kicks off at the Nectar Lounge and a Seattle resident shares his journey summiting the continents.

09/04/2020 By Carli Ricker

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle August 28–September 1

Friends of Lynn Shelton host a virtual memorial and MoPop launches a sci-fi film festival.

08/28/2020 By Sam Luikens

No Justice, No Games

Seattle Athletes Helped Power a Revolutionary Day in Sports

By opting not to play on Wednesday, they removed a distraction from injustice in America.

08/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Hear Here

4 Seattle-ish Albums for the End of Summer

New releases from Naked Giants and Chong the Nomad.

08/26/2020 By Stefan Milne

Well Read

Here Are the 2020 Washington State Book Award Finalists

Poetry! Fiction! Nonfiction! Kids books!

08/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle August 21–27

From an HBO show with local beginnings to a concert on a boat.

08/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle August 14–20

The Seattle Center launches virtual BrasilFest and Seattle Opera hosts a racial equity talk.

08/14/2020 By Sam Luikens

On View

Is the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair Actually a Fair?

Not in any normal sense, but the partnering of about 40 local galleries is worth checking out.

08/13/2020 By Stefan Milne

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle August 7–13

The Wing Luke Museum hosts art talk and Bandcamp Friday is back.

08/07/2020 By Sam Luikens

Intellectual Takeout

You Can Get Books from the Seattle Library Again

Seattle Public Libraries opens its curbside pickup at the Central Library on August 6.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Longing Lens

The Story Behind Steven Miller’s Brilliant Quarantine Portraits

The local photographer had to rethink his art during a pandemic—at the same time his whole life was in upheaval.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Celestial Drift

Molly Wizenberg’s The Fixed Stars Charts Her Shifting Sexuality

The Seattle writer’s third memoir is an engaging look into budding queerness.

08/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle July 31–August 6

Town Hall hosts a book talk and Dani Tirrell is back with Instagram live conversations.

07/31/2020 By Sam Luikens

Classic Cinema

The Pandemic Launched a New Era for Drive-In Theaters

The retro novelty of watching a movie in your own car never looked so good.

07/31/2020 By Allison Williams

Awards

Lynn Shelton Is Up for a Posthumous Emmy

The Seattle director, who died in May, is nominated for her work on 'Little Fires Everywhere.'

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

5 Albums to Listen to This Summer

From the Polyrhythmics’ slippery funk to Parisalexa’s full-length debut.

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Diamond Dreams

The Mariners Could Actually Make the Playoffs This Year

With a shortened season and expanded postseason format, October baseball in Seattle isn’t out of the question.

07/24/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle July 24–30

Northwest Film Forum hosts a memorial performance while the Royal Room placates cravings for live music.

07/24/2020 By Sam Luikens