Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This May

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle May 2019

A masked Sub Pop country singer plays Barboza, SIFF returns, and Waiting for Godot gets an update.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Summer Sounds

What Does the Future Hold for Music Festivals?

After the collapse of Sasquatch and Upstream, our festival landscape appears uncertain. But some are hanging on—even growing.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Book It

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Lands This Weekend

And its Passport Challenge—which snags you a 25 percent yearlong discount—is even bigger.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Thing Festival Released Its Lineup and It Sounds Great

The new gathering from STG and Sasquatch! Festival founder Adam Zacks hits Port Townsend in August.

04/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 22–25

A feminist perspective on sex work, a silent celebration of love, and local comics take over Columbia City Theater.

04/22/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 19–21

South Asian dance takes over at ACT, Seattle Symphony loosens its bow tie, and David Byrne's directing effort hits NWFF.

04/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Now Hear This

Mark Arm Was on WTF with Marc Maron

The Mudhoney frontman talks growing up near Kirkland, surfing, and persisting as a musician.

04/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Up In Smoke

The Cannabis Connoisseur's Guide to Celebrating 4/20

Here's how to get the most out of the unofficial weed holiday, from where to buy the best flowers to the events that will keep your spirits, ahem, high.

04/18/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Milestoned

Is Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle Actually Important?

Seattle Asian American Film Festival's Annie Kuo talks about how the stoner film is also a key work in Asian American representation.

04/17/2019 By Stefan Milne

Spring Pees

Head to Urinetown for Charm, Not Satire

The 2001 musical, currently playing at ACT Theatre, is a crowd-pleaser through and through.

04/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

STG and Sasquatch! Founder Announce New Festival

“Thing” is in August and takes place at Port Townsend’s Fort Worden.

04/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 15–18

Shakespeare gets a modern update, writers plumb life’s two inevitabilities, and Nirvana’s former manager speaks out.

04/15/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 12–14

A one-man history show, an exceedingly local dance performance in an art museum, and a look into how we hear.

04/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Crate Dig

A Guide to Seattle’s Record Store Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Here’s how to navigate based on your musical inclinations.

04/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Walkout

Art Gallery Mount Analogue Is Becoming a Magazine

May is the Pioneer Square space’s last month as an art gallery. But the project will live on as a freewheeling print magazine.

04/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 8–11

A reggae band makes its comeback, a local film premieres, and a cartoonist hashes out the country’s relationship with weed.

04/08/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 5–7

Fraternal sounds hit Chop Suey, a major novelist completes her trilogy, and drag queens mock an epically bad movie.

04/05/2019 By Stefan Milne

Raven Dispatch

Where to Brace Yourself for Game of Thrones' Final Winter

HBO's rabidly followed show returns April 14. We dragon-less common folk prepare for the final season with a few events set in Seattle.

04/04/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

What Is Local Talent?

Matthew Amster-Burton Will Be on Jeopardy!

The local food writer goes on the trivia game show April 8.

04/04/2019 By Stefan Milne