Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 5–8

An ex-Mormon makes bedroom music, restaurants celebrate RBG, and SIFF screens a documentary for feline fanatics.

08/05/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Festival Season

Chong the Nomad Plays the Chinatown–International District Block Party

The C–ID's second block party hosts the up-and-coming musician, along with Prometheus Brown of the Blue Scholars, food trucks, and a bar scavenger hunt.

08/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Walking

6 Art Shows to See in Seattle This August

A new gallery digs into the Northwest School, Juventino Aranda blows up Golden Books, and Wa Na Wari adds four installations.

07/30/2019 By Stefan Milne and Sam Jones

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Our Queen

Seattle Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Just Scored Her First Book Deal

The World Cup champion and Reign FC midfielder is writing not one, but two books.

07/26/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 26–28

Othello throws a hip-hop heavy block party, the Shambles breaks down butchery basics, and Gay City showcases femme magic.

07/26/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Seattle Sounds

Scott McCaughey Had a Stroke. Then He Wrote an Album in the ICU.

The Northwest icon and his band the Minus 5 play the Tractor Tavern, supporting 'Stroke Manor.'

07/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Arts Notice

Seattle Art Fair 2019 Aims to Be a Room of Wonder

An earthquake simulator, an Instagram star who smashes her face into bread…

07/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Freakout Festival Announces Another Intriguing Lineup

Ballard’s scrappy autumn festival returns with a globe-trotting slate of bands.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Body Slam Poetry

Defy Is Changing Everything About Wrestling in Seattle

Seattle’s wrestling landscape sat barren for years. Now the independent professional circuit is coming back into the ring.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

O Say Can You Rock

Jimi Hendrix's “Star-Spangled Banner” Turns 50

At Woodstock, Seattle’s iconic guitarist changed the national anthem—and maybe music—forever.

07/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Quote Unquote

Film Director Lynn Shelton Will Always Pick Seattle Over Hollywood

"I love Seattle so much. I much prefer the green here, the gray, the skies, the clouds, the water, a new vista. Seattle sort of ruined me for anywhere else."

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This August

SAM parties in the park, George Clinton embarks on his final tour, and 'Rigoletto' kicks off the opera season.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This August

Two jazz luminaries unite, this Thing hits Port Townsend, and half of SNL’s Weekend Update comes to the Triple Door.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lush Lives

The Bar Plays Turn Washington Hall into a Small Dive

The Williams Project stages two plays that explore drinking culture—its community, its troubles—in a working bar.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

School of Thought

A Small-Town Schoolhouse Gets New Life as a Creative Arts Center

Artists and writers use vintage classrooms to uncover a new side of Rainier.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Good as Hell

Didn't Catch Lizzo at Block Party? She's Playing Bumbershoot Too.

The festival just announced the rapper is one of its major acts.

07/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 22–25

Contemporary Native writers take the spotlight, Hari Kondabolu tests new material, and a play set in the International District lands in Pioneer Square.

07/22/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 19–21

Hyper-local funk fusion, a one-woman show on plastic surgery, and 10 courses of summery goodness.

07/19/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol