Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 29–June 5

This week in PNW premieres: all-male burlesque, a recovered silent film, and a documentary on homelessness.

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Cinematic Hacks

A Guide to Seattle's Outdoor Movie Scene

Where to watch cinema in the open air, with a little something extra.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

How to Score

Quirky Seattle Team Sports to Play in Summer

From boozy mini golf to bike polo, the season starts now.

05/29/2019 By Jaime Archer

Brainy Beach Reads

10 PNW Books to Bring to the Beach

Recent releases with Northwest bona fides.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

10 Seattle Events to Catch This June

Our conductor says farewell, Tacocat’s back, and Hannah Gadsby follows up Nanette.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Loving Death

Jane Wong’s Work Brightly Haunts the Frye

The poet’s new museum exhibition invites you to the table to engage physically with history and its ghosts.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

11 Songs for Sunny Seattle Days

Our localish list of tracks released in the last year.

05/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work May 28–30

An author exposes CIA secrets, a Korean Canadian play makes its West Coast premiere, and Dwight Schrute comes home.

05/28/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 24–27

Folklife returns, a naturalist questions the Ballard Locks' declining lox, and garage surf rolls into the Sunset.

05/24/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 22–28

Four more locally grown movies premiere this week—plus a suite of short films.

05/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Localish Lit

Riots I Have Known Is a Deeply Funny Prison Book

Ryan Chapman's smart, freewheeling first novel sends up both prison and literary life.

05/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work May 20–23

A spoken word Olympian, a Seattleite’s response to KOMO, and elaborate time-lapse photography.

05/20/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 17–19

J'Von stays animated, Art Garfunkel needs no sidekick, and a film chronicles the fight against anti-trans legislation.

05/17/2019 By Gennette Cordova

The Sporting Life

A Topgolf Lounge Is Coming to the Seattle Area and People Seem Excited About It

Virtual golf, but real fun. The gaming hub and bar will open in Kirkland later this year.

05/16/2019 By Rosin Saez

Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 16–21

This week three movies with Seattle connections hit the festival: 'Sword of Trust,' 'Good Kisser,' and 'Frances Ferguson.'

05/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lit Life

Seattle Arts and Lectures' New Schedule Is Here

Patti Smith! Malcolm Gladwell! Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey! Ta-Nehisi Coates!

05/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Sounds to the North

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival Returns This Week

Wolf Parade, Travis Thompson, and the Coathangers come to Everett for the festival’s sixth year.

05/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work May 13–16

A pianist goes environmental, a singer examines music video eroticism, and Seattle Symphony plays Pixar.

05/13/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 10–12

An installation wraps up the PACCAR Pavilion, Black Lodge goes grunge pop, and Carmen seduces the Opera House.

05/10/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Live Journalism

The Pop-Up Magazine Spring Issue Comes to Town

The performed publication takes the stage at Benaroya Hall on May 15.

05/09/2019 By Stefan Milne