First Thursday

August Art Walk Planner

For those who don't want to Art Fair.

08/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

More Tickets to Pearl Jam's Home Shows Are Going Up for Sale (Again)

New tickets are on sale for $112 each.

08/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Art World

Seattle Art Fair Arrives This Week. Get Yourself to CenturyLink.

The city’s biggest visual art event runs through the weekend and includes a scaled replica of the solar system, some robots, giant puppets, and an art satell...

08/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Jazz Hands

Former Canlis Pianist Walt Wagner Announces Jazz Alley Shows

Two years after his retirement from the city’s poshest piano gig, Wagner brings his trio—including Heart drummer Ben Smith—to the downtown club for two nights.

07/31/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 30–August 2

One of the biggest sports corruption stories of all time, a Seattle Art Fair after-party, and a boozy poetry reading.

07/30/2018 By Landon Groves

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 27–29

Plant-lovers cultivate a garden arsenal, opera gets less stuffy, and navigating your own home isn't as easy as you'd think.

07/27/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Ticket Alert

Car Seat Headrest to Play the Showbox

The band will play its revamped album Twin Fantasy at the historic venue, after plans were announced this week to demolish it.

07/26/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Readings and Talks

Novelist Ayobami Adebayo Kicks Off Her First U.S. Tour in Seattle

The author of Stay With Me—one of last summer’s major books—finished her first novel on Whidbey Island.

07/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Development

Seattleites Are Mourning the Showbox Site's Reported Demise

The music hall just celebrated its 79th anniversary.

07/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Theater Review

Femme Fatale Is a Fun, If Uneven, Night Out

Seattle musician Prom Queen joins the market's burlesque company for a show both rocky and rocking.

07/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 23–26

Literary bingo, some big political questions, and a punk show in a record shop.

07/23/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 20–22

Queens bidding for their crowns, a gallery in your neighbor's apartment, and Lauren Weedman's return.

07/20/2018 By Mac Hubbard

En Route

SoDo Track Project's Huge Murals Are Finally Done

After three years, local and international artists fill in the two-mile stretch of murals along the Light Rail.

07/19/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

15 Artists to Catch at Capitol Hill Block Party

Besides the headliners.

07/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Discount Drama

6 Spots to Catch Cheap Movies

Seeking A/C? These theaters offer movie deals that won’t leave you forking over $30 for a ticket and half-empty box of Milk Duds.

07/17/2018 By Christina Ausley

Monthly Planner

14 August Events You Can't Miss

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

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle August 2018

The Bob’s Burgers cast cooks up some comedy, J. Cole rules Bumbershoot, and galleries get paid.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Aria Politic

Seattle Opera Refuses to Be a Museum Piece

In the last four years, the company has shifted its mission toward cultural equity.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

The Sporting LIfe

The Accidental Cult of James Paxton

The Mariners ace is Seattle's favorite Canadian.

07/17/2018 By Eva Holland