Checked Out

Seattle Public Library closed for a week this summer. Here’s why you should give a shhhh.



26 Perfect Saturdays

It’s not just you: Everybody’s working for the weekend. Yet when Saturday finally rolls around, it seems as though there’s nothing to do—or too much to do. That’s where we come in. We’ve planned out a year’s worth

10/19/2009 With Steve Wiecking, James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Karen Quinn, Rachel Solomon, Nick Feldman, Kristin Cordova, and Parisa Sadrzadeh By Laura Cassidy

Arts News

Joshua Roman: TV star?

Seattle Symphony’s former principal cellist takes to the tube. And vice versa.

10/12/2009 By Steve Wiecking

The Weekend Out

Met Picks

Your best entertainment bets Oct 9 through Oct 11.

10/08/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Arts News

And the Nominees Are…

Theatre Puget Sound prepares its first annual Gregory Awards.

10/04/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Pro File

The Past as Present

Ken Burns gives us America.

10/02/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Passing Through

History in the Making

Ken Burns has a presence in the past.

10/02/2009 By Steve Wiecking

The Weekend Out

Met Picks

Your best entertainment bets Oct 2 through Oct 4.

10/01/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Ticket Alert

Your Shipment is About to Come in

Young Jean Lee and company open at On the Boards this week.

09/28/2009 By Steve Wiecking

The Weekend Out

Met Picks

Your best entertainment bets September 24 through Sept 27.

09/23/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Pop Talk

The Emerald City Returns to…the Emerald City

Dorothy and Toto are back on the big screen for one night only.

09/22/2009 By Steve Wiecking

On the Town

A Question For…

In Tracy Letts’s August: Osage County, at Paramount Theatre later this month, Estelle Parsons plays a pill-popping grandmother who terrorizes an already fraught family reunion.

09/22/2009 By Steve Wiecking

On the Town

Screaming in Strings

Seattle Symphony provides live accompaniment to Hitchcock’s Psycho.

09/22/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Opening Night

The Cody Rivers Show Comes Back

Bellingham’s finest kicks off Sketchfest Seattle Comedy Festival tonight.

09/21/2009 By Steve Wiecking



"It’s massively creative and extraordinarily unique," says Seattleite Diana Vick who’s hoping to take steampunk, a subculture that melds Victorian-era obsessions with twenty-first-century ones, to a new level.

09/18/2009 By Karen Quinn


The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Annie Proulx, Joel Holland, Ken Griffey Jr., Connie Watts, Jeremy Enigk, Gerard Schwarz, Richelle Mead, Jack Cordova.




The stats on how Seattle’s Seahawks spent their summer days.

09/18/2009 By Matthew Halverson


Broken Hoop Dreams

The Seattle Sonics departure from KeyArena still has some fans mourning, but Jason Reid’s documentary Sonicsgate will help fans bid a final farewell.

09/17/2009 By Karen Quinn


Dead in the Water?

As a new Amelia Earhart biopic flies onto the big screen, University of Washington alum and respected Earhart researcher, Ron Bright, continues to explore the rumors and mystery behind her death.

09/17/2009 By Jessica Voelker

Pro File

Joshua Then and Now

Cellist Roman reflects on his past and another TownMusic season.

09/16/2009 By Steve Wiecking