ARTS PREVIEW

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This Spring

Nikki Glaser talks sex, Spectrum Dance Theater tackles race and climate change, and Bill Nye erupts onto the scene.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

PAST, PRESENT, FUSION

Kassa Overall Brings His New Album Home at the Triple Door

In I Think I'm Good, experimental jazz and rap brilliantly collide.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

FEEDING THE TROLL

'Lydia and the Troll' Invents an Origin Myth for the Fremont Statue

Playwright Justin Huertas centers marginalized characters in his fantastical stories of Seattle's history.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Local Letters

Rick Barot Explores the Colonial Past and Present

The Tacoma-based poet’s new collection, 'The Galleons,' delves into the histories of his own family and of Spanish conquest.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Snap Judgment

Does Spring Belong to the Sounders or Mariners?

Three locals analyze which team will be Seattle sports fans’ obsession this season.

02/25/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 24–27

Tove Lo's self-empowering breakup album, a trip to a Russian tsar's palace, and previews from the Nordic Lights Film Festival.

02/24/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 21–23

MoPOP celebrates Black comedy, Seattleites take a Polar Plunge, and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong bend genres.

02/21/2020 By Ryan Phelan

The Sporting Life

Sounders Season Starts Tonight

Enough is at stake in the Champions League tourney to call this Seattle’s 2020 opener.

02/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Review Your Purchase

PBS’s 'Amazon Empire' Is a Good Primer on the Seattle Tech Giant

The new two-hour Frontline episode covers the company’s fraught facets, even if it doesn’t further the investigation much.

02/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

Reeling

Seattle Asian American Film Festival Is Back!

The eighth annual festival starts Thursday with a timely lineup and a party at Washington Hall.

02/19/2020 By Stefan Milne

Sequel Season

Thing (STG’s Kinda Sasquatch! Replacement) Returns—With an Extra Day

The Port Townsend–based arts fest lands in August again.

02/18/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 17–20

A sweeping presidential play, a Netflix composer's punk record, and a Mardi Gras feast.

02/17/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 14–16

Seattle’s premier improv festival supplies the laughs, while Bushwick Book Club turns Shakespeare into song.

02/14/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Selfie & Other

I Visited the Seattle Selfie Museum, Then an Actual Museum

On the same day, two diametrically opposed "exhibitions" opened in Seattle.

02/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Celebrate Black Arts at These 6 Shows

From a symphonic tribute to Quincy Jones to the return of "Black Bois."

02/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 10–13

A jazz-pop mashup, the battle against hospital segregation, and a horse that inspired a memoir.

02/10/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Arts Notice

Two New Exhibitions Explore How We See Asia

The Asian Art Museum’s reopening and The American War at Arts at King Street Station give us radically different glimpses into the past and present.

02/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 7–9

Jack’s BBQ celebrates a year in SLU, Pike pairs sweets and brews, and a Tony nominee opens at Seattle Rep.

02/07/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Stages of Love

6 Seattle Shows for a Valentine’s Outing

Fulfill your heart’s desires with bombshell burlesque, a glam '80s dance party, and cathartic break-up covers.

02/06/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Crossing the Finish Line

UW Student Represents at the Cyclo-Cross World Championships

In the midst of her midterms, Shannon Mallory raced on a Swiss airfield for Team USA.

02/06/2020 By Nicole Pasia