Monthly Planner

11 Seattle Events to Catch This October

Big Thief touches down with an intergalactic album, 'Dracula' gets a new adaptation, and femme glass artists take over CoCA.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This October

Patti Smith has a new memoir, Italian art emphasizes the body, and Nick Kroll takes the stage.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

(Micro)soft News

Netflix’s Inside Bill’s Brain Doesn’t Bother Digging Deep

The new three-part documentary suffers from a rosy look at Bill Gates.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 23–26

Local and international folk bands, a night of live painting, and fourth graders' ice cream dreams.

09/23/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 20–22

Chris Rock’s younger brother, a Burien rapper’s major label debut, and a cookbook blowout.

09/20/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Film Reviews

Here You Go: 6 Movies from Local Sightings Film Festival, Reviewed

Five documentaries—and one long-lost local classic—are coming to Northwest Film Forum.

09/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Better Living Through Poetry

Three Poetry Books from Local Presses Made the National Book Awards Longlist

Jericho Brown's 'The Tradition,' Arthur Sze's 'Sight Lines,' and Mary Ruefle's 'Dunce' are all up for the honor.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Bone Up

The Coolest Thing About the New Burke Isn't the Huge Mastodon

But that's pretty cool, too.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 16–19

Fleabag returns to the stage, Town Hall merges art and poetry in an autoimmune benefit, and a 17th century painter takes her rapist to trial.

09/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings, Lily Hansen, and Stefan Milne

TV Review

Netflix’s Unbelievable Is Not So Hard to Believe

The eight-episode miniseries—based on the rape of a Lynnwood teen—takes a new approach to tackling sexual assault on screen.

09/13/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 13–15

Cosmic meditation (with synthesizers), a cheesy cook-off in SLU, and live blues at Washington Hall.

09/13/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Hear Here

3 Local Albums to Listen to This September

New releases from SassyBlack, Chastity Belt, and Somesurprises drop soon.

09/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Is God Is Offers a New Take on the Revenge Plot

Washington Ensemble Theatre kicks off its season with a brutal and allusive play.

09/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 9–12

A British rapper fights the monarchy, an artist grants papier-mache trophies, and Town Hall hosts a live political podcast.

09/09/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 6–8

A 704-page investigation of the Koch brothers, a rosé season adieu, and Death Cab at Marymoor.

09/06/2019 By Stefan Milne and Courtney Cummings

Blessed Be the Fruit

Elliott Bay Book Co. Is Throwing a Midnight Party for The Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

To celebrate the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated new novel, 'The Testaments,' the bookstore will host a raffle, trivia, and prizes Monday night.

09/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

First Thursday

5 Art Shows to See in Seattle This September

From Richard Hutter's floral silhouettes to Ann Leda Shapiro's conflation of organs with grim phenomena.

09/04/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 3–5

A blues musician celebrates 50 years, an author examines the Black Lives Matter movement, and a documentary links art to the mind.

09/03/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 30–September 2

The Fair returns, Chuck's Hop Shop plays arcade games, and a film pioneer gets her due.

08/30/2019 By Stefan Milne and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Festival Season

Who to See at Bumbershoot 2019

No great surprise here: If you go one day, make it Friday.

08/28/2019 By Stefan Milne