TV Recap

Top Chef Portland Episode Two Recap: Shota Rocks Lobster

“I looked left and right, no one locked eyes with me. And then I looked down and I saw Shota.”

04/09/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

TV Recap

Top Chef Portland Episode One Recap: Shota Gets the Bird

In which Seattle chef Shota Nakajima is down, up, and all about duck.

04/01/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Local Productions

Steven Soderbergh Is Shooting a Zoë Kravitz Movie in Seattle

A casting call for extras gives new details about the forthcoming movie 'Kimi.'

03/31/2021 By Stefan Milne

Arts Receipts

Most Local Cultural Nonprofits Surveyed Project They’ll Reopen This Year

But—no surprise—their income in the last year was dismal.

03/30/2021 By Stefan Milne

Streamers

Seattle International Film Festival's 2021 Lineup Is Here

The blowout festival runs April 8–18 this year, and it's totally virtual.

03/24/2021 By Stefan Milne

Local Letters

3 New Books for Your Seattle Spring Reading

A how-to on parental feminism, essays about fruit (with recipes), and essays about whales.

03/23/2021 By Stefan Milne

Talent Development

The Mariners' Youth Movement May Just Make Seattle Baseball Fun Again

Don't let the club's front-office fiasco obscure its on-the-field prospects.

03/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

On View

Jacob Lawrence and Barbara Earl Thomas Witness America in their SAM Shows

Exhibitions from the two major local artists are showing right now at the museum.

03/18/2021 By Stefan Milne

Awards & Accolades

Brandi Carlile Has Won Another Grammy

The local songwriter snagged a Best Country Song win as part of the Highwomen.

03/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

At Last

Museum of Museums Is Finally Open

The First Hill art center's long-delayed debut has arrived.

03/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

5 New Seattle Albums to Check Out

Seattle's released some excellent music already this year, whether you need a riffing rap LP or a cello-backed rendition of a 400-year-old folk song.

03/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

Stardust

Yes, Seattle Celebrities Have Taken to Cameo

The video platform even started with a former Seahawk.

03/02/2021 By Erin Wong

Explainer

Everything You Need to Know About the Mariners’ Kevin Mather Debacle

How and why the words of the former president and CEO upended the organization.

02/24/2021 By Carli Ricker

Revision Process

The Push for Racial Equity at Hugo House, Explained

The writing center's executive director has resigned, but systemic problems aren't solved.

02/24/2021 By Stefan Milne

City Series

Need to Binge-Watch? These 15 Shows Have Seattle Connections

From alternate futures to first responders to Mr. Crane himself.

02/23/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Review

Netflix’s Firefly Lane Tells a Needlessly Tangled Friendship Story

The 10-episode season is set in Seattle and stars Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke.

02/15/2021 By Karen Reyes

BEST DAY OF THE YEAR

8 Seattleites We'd Love to Hang Out with on Galentine's Day

Valentine's Day who?

02/12/2021 By Carli Ricker and Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do for Lunar New Year in Seattle

From lion dances to craft brew to shaolin kung fu.

02/12/2021 By Erin Wong

Vital Signs

Big Events Are Scheduling Seattle Dates Again—Including 6 Weeks of Hamilton

Theaters like the Paramount and Climate Pledge Arena are setting performance dates. Yes, it still sounds terrifying.

02/10/2021 By Stefan Milne

Honey I Shrunk the Klimt

The Outsize Pleasures of Seattle’s Tiny Art

The city now sports a miniature art gallery and a miniature museum.

02/09/2021 By Stefan Milne