Arts & Culture

Giving Back

Yes, You May Now Return Your Library Books

Seattle Public Library is ready for you to load up the outdoor book drops, starting today. But you don't need to return anything until August 15, so be cool.

07/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Arts Opening

Capitol Hill's New Julian Peña Gallery Is Tiny and Audacious

The arts space packs a for-profit gallery, and a nonprofit focused on underrepresented artists, into a compact footprint.

07/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle July 17–23

Tasveer Author Meets offers up summer reads while Refill 2020 launches a virtual benefit concert.

07/17/2020 By Sam Luikens

Fairly Forever

This Year, Visit the Washington State Fair in Photos

The fair, like so many other major events, is canceled this summer. So celebrate its 120th anniversary in sight.

07/15/2020 Photography by Chona Kasinger By Stefan Milne

Interview

The Founders of Nubian Productions on the Need for Black Voices Behind the Scenes

Ariana Steen and Mia K. McNeal started the Seattle visual arts production organization run by Black women with the aim “to create content by Black people, fo...

07/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Pandemic Predicament

The Sounders Return Tonight, But Should We Watch?

Two teams have already dropped out of the MLS Is Back Tournament due to Covid-19 outbreaks.

07/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle July 10–16

The Seattle Black Film Festival returns for its 17th year, and PacSci kicks off its Summer of Games (online).

07/10/2020 By Sam Luikens

Independent Action

Where to Protest on 4th of July in Seattle

Yes, the national holiday is different this year. Here's how to embrace change.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

No Rapinoe, Though

The Reign’s Return Marks the Beginning of Seattle’s Sports Comeback

But how long will any of these ad hoc seasons last?

06/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DOOM DOME

Why Can't Seattle Have an Arena with a Cool Name?

Amazon is renaming KeyArena "Climate Pledge Arena," because apparently we can't have nice things.

06/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle June 26–July 2

An Ella Fitzgerald documentary drops while an Iranian Festival kicks off and Town Hall Seattle hosts a recent Pulitzer Prize winner.

06/26/2020 By Sam Luikens

Black Lives Celebrated

Some Ways to Honor Juneteenth in Seattle

Protests and marches join streaming events on the holiday commemorating the end of U.S. slavery.

06/18/2020 By Sam Luikens

MORE THAN A PARADE

A Guide to Seattle's (Mostly) Online Pride 2020

Seattle Pride is postponed, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate.

06/17/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle June 12–18

Northwest Film Forum streams a spirited comic drama and an empowerment documentary while a local tattoo artist talks (virtual) shop.

06/12/2020 By Sam Luikens

Resistance Primer

Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests

From documentaries to poetry to a vital UW website.

06/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle May 29–June 4

SIFF soldiers on while Third Place Books and Hugo House host virtual book club and an author talk.

05/29/2020 By Sam Luikens

We Got This, Sports

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, and Russell Wilson to Host the ESPYs

ESPN taps a few Seattle stars to give us all the feels during its remote awards ceremony.

05/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Streaming Alert

Pearl Jam, Brandi Carlile, and Other Seattle Marquee Musicians Will Lead a Streaming Benefit

Sir Mix-a-Lot, Ben Gibbard, Macklemore, Dave Matthews, the Black Tones....

05/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle May 22–28

SIFF and Folklife have online cognates, while KUOW holds a virtual talk about fake news.

05/22/2020 By Sam Luikens

Farewell

Northwest Film Forum Is Live Streaming Lynn Shelton’s We Go Way Back Tonight

As part of its tribute to the beloved Seattle director, the theater will run her first feature film for free.

05/21/2020 By Stefan Milne