Book It

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Offers an Alternative to Amazon

Travel to 19 local bookstores over the day and get a card that knocks 25 percent off purchases for the following year.

04/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

The Only Theater in Town

The Paramount's 1928 Opening Bash Brought a Bit of Hollywood to the Pacific Northwest

As the most glamorous venue in Seattle throws its 90th birthday party this month, a look back on the 1928 grand opening celebration that welcomed a little bit of Hollywood to the Pacific Northwest.

04/26/2018 By Darren Davis

Stand Up

Check It Out: Hari Kondabolu Is All Over Western Washington for the Next Week

The Brooklyn-based comedian has deep Seattle ties. Over the next couple weeks he’ll perform standup, tape podcasts, and release a Neptune-shot Netflix special.

04/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: May 2018

Khalid serenades audiences at the WaMu Theater, the Seattle International Film Festival kicks off, and Frye Art Museum explores the origins of impressionism.

04/26/2018 By Darren Davis

Readings and Talks

Jonathan Evison Finishes His Lawn Boy Tour with 4 Seattle-Area Stops

The nationally-acclaimed Bainbridge Island novelist reads in support of his latest novel.

04/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Arctic Monkeys and My Bloody Valentine Shows On Sale This Week

The elegant indie Brits and the shoegaze stalwarts come to Seattle later this year.

04/24/2018 By Stefan Milne

Best of the City

7 Gyms and Fitness Classes That Are Worth the Sweat

From the athlete to the fitness novice, there’s a way to stay healthy for everyone.

04/24/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Tiger Mountain High

So You Want to Try Paragliding

Take air with a sport that’s more about hang time than radical dives.

04/24/2018 By Allison Williams

Bygone Eras

Why Can't Seattle Quit the '90s?

With the Mariners’ re-signing of 44-year-old Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle again proves its obsession with its glory days.

04/23/2018 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work April 23–27

Madeline Albright talks fascism, a Sub Pop up-and-comer rolls in to town, and Pocket Theater riffs on Call Me by Your Name.

04/23/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Ticket Alert

Ms. Lauryn Hill Comes to ShoWare Center

The neo soul luminary plays Seattle to celebrate her debut's 20th anniversary.

04/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Lit Fun

Spokane's Get Lit! Festival Hits Next Week

The drive to Eastern Washington's literature festival just might be worth it.

04/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: April 16–20

Questlove gets creative, Langston Hughes African American Film Festival returns, and there's rosé on parade

04/16/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: April 10–13

A big-time National Geographic photographer comes to town, Kanye West gets a tribute, and Columbia City Theater showcases bad poetry.

04/10/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Ticket Alert

Author Talk: Edward Lee Visits Book Larder

The seven-time James Beard Award-nominated chef will promote his new book, Buttermilk Graffiti.

04/05/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue

Seattle Met Events

2018 GeneroCity NonProfit Application

This is your chance to showcase your organization and its initiatives with the Seattle community.

04/04/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Northwest Travel

20 Perfect Spring Day Trips

Treks, tours, and garden getaways to celebrate the end of winter: Pet a wallaby, haunt a ghost town, or hunker down in a hotel that might as well be in Hawaii.

03/29/2018 By Allison Williams

The Shade Index

Seattle Twitter Accounts That Really Should Exist

Did you know the forthcoming Washington State Convention Center annex has its own Twitter account (@wsccaddition)? So does the daily visibility of Mount Rainier (@IsMtRainierOut). Here are some other oddly specific Twitter accounts we long to see.

03/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: March 27–30

It's the last week to see Keisuke Yamamoto lithographs at Davidson Gallery, local food trucks compete for the best grilled cheese, and Charles Johnson reads at the Frye.

03/27/2018 By Kaelan Hicks

Scene

The Biggest Comedy Club You (Probably) Haven't Heard Of

Dave and Angela Dennison own Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, one of the only old-school stand-up venues in the city. You may not know them, but you know the big name they booked this month.

03/27/2018 By Darren Davis