Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2017

Seattle Art Museum’s Andrew Wyeth retrospective, a vertical dance performance, and ‘Nosferatu’ comes back to life.

09/22/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 21–24

A new season of Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off with 'Jewels,' an unmissable exhibition from Humaira Abid opens at the Bellevue Arts Museum, and sea otters take over the Seattle Aquarium.

09/21/2017 By Darren Davis

Visual Art

Documentary, Abstractions, and Weird High School Rituals at the Frye

A trio of new exhibitions arrive this weekend at the Frye Art Museum, featuring photo and video work that reacts to life under communist rule, post-revolution Mexico, and high school life in America.

09/20/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Iambic Ambassadorships

Seattle, Say Hello to Your New Civic Poet

Anastacia-Reneé caps off a big year with a literary arts ambassadorship.

09/19/2017 By Darren Davis

Scene

Pie and Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Booze and Butter

Pie and Whiskey distills the rowdiest literary event in Spokane into a book—just in time for its first iteration in Seattle.

09/18/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: September 18–22

Taproot Theatre explores the life of Albert Einstein, experts at the University of Washington share tactics to avoid fake news, and biologist Christie Wilcox nerds out on venomous animals.

09/18/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 14–17

Hacktivists take over Washington Ensemble Theatre's new production, Zaria Forman stuns with her large-scale drawings of frozen landscapes, and Velocity Dance Center kicks off a new season.

09/14/2017 By Darren Davis

Theater Review

A Song of Satire and Real Life Pain in Sara Porkalob's 'Dragon Lady'

In her musical one-actor show, Sara Porkalob channels multiple generations of family history with charisma and brute force.

09/14/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: September 11–15

Storme Webber talks her exhibit at the Frye Art Museum, the Beach Boys frontman Mike Love tells all, and Hugo House kicks off its Literary Series.

09/11/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Fiendish Conversation

Jen Kirkman Talks Trump, Mental Health, and Overthinking Comedy

The comedian, writer, and podcast host stops by Seattle this week on her All New Material Girl tour.

09/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: September 4–8

Two art collaborations spontaneously combust in Pioneer Square, 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' author chats with Sherman Alexie, and Homer's 'Odyssey' gets the musical treatment.

09/05/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: August 31–September 3

PAX West weekend means a flood of nerd-centric activities in the city, from an independent video game showcase to a boozy cosplay contest. Also, Bumbershoot.

08/31/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: September 2017

Chris Rock’s return to stand-up, a modern take on ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ and Antarctica in Seattle.

08/31/2017 By Darren Davis

Raised Voices

Fall Arts 2017: Who and What to See This Season

Get ready for a season of diverse performances, challenging ideas, and personal stories.

08/30/2017 By Darren Davis

Ticket Alert

Hillary Clinton Goes Live at Paramount Theatre This December

Secretary Clinton visits Seattle to promote her new memoir, 'What Happened.'

08/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Weekday Picks

Culture Fix: August 28–September 1

Mos Def performs throwbacks under a new name, the Northwest Film Forum screens a meditative masterpiece, and Hoa Nguyen talks tarot and poetry.

08/28/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Street View

Field of Screams

Without the pageantry of football, where would Seattle let its freak flag fly?

08/22/2017 By Darren Davis

Food For Thought

Weekday Culture Fix: Aug 21–25

Velocity Dance Center celebrates up-and-coming choreographers, Central Library previews the Seattle Urban Book Expo, and new Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Reneé releases yet another book of poetry.

08/21/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Quote Unquote

Claire Dederer Is a Troublemaker

The author dishes on sex and death and middle age.

08/17/2017 By Jessica Voelker

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: August 17–20

An evening food festival at the revamped Pike Place Market, a not-so-mini block party in Capitol Hill, and a whole lot of tattooed people around Seattle Center.

08/17/2017 By Darren Davis