'Tis the Season

5 Holiday Events You Shouldn't Miss

Two takes on 'The Nutcracker', RuPaul alums, and Deck the Hall Ball’s knockout lineup.

12/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Farewell 2010s

Which Seattle Albums Made National Best-of-the-Decade Lists?

We combed through 12 end-of-the-2010s lists and tallied the results.

12/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Goal!

Megan Rapinoe Is the 2019 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The Reign forward is the fourth woman to win the award unaccompanied.

12/10/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 9–12

Viking comedy in Ballard, holiday shopping opportunities, and a Seattle journalist who empowered marginalized communities.

12/09/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 6–8

Winter beers at Magnuson Park, neighborhood crafts on display in Rainier Beach, and a punny book talk at Elliott Bay Book Company.

12/06/2019 By Ryan Phelan

CURTAIN CALL

Seattle's Pocket Theater Will Take Its Final Bow on December 21

The Greenwood venue for comedy and improv shows bids farewell.

12/03/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 2–5

An indie-pop singer turns to R&B, drag queens take to the ice, and SAM gets Lynchian.

12/02/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Ryan Phelan

MONTHLY PLANNER

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This December

Angel Olsen brings her epic new album to the Moore, Trevor Noah might be the hardest working guy in comedy, and the king of weird fiction has a new novel.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Party of Many

Brandi Carlile Brings Her Subversive Pop to the Seattle Symphony

The singer extends her wild year into 2020 with a trio of concerts at Benaroya Hall.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Staying Active

7 Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids in Motion

Exercise doesn’t need to be football or laps around the track.

11/26/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Cover Story

The 30 Women Who Shaped Seattle

Bold women have fashioned Seattle into someplace bigger, smarter, and more fun since the very beginning.

11/26/2019 Edited by Allison Williams

Season's Listings

Seattle Holiday Event Guide 2019

From lit cruises to glittering mazes to takes on wintry burlesque, here are the 32 events to catch this season.

11/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 25–28

A roll of the dice dictates a Jane Austen classic, the (nasty) truth behind our favorite products, and free grilled cheese.

11/25/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 22–24

Charlie Brown takes the stage, improv takes on science, and Turkish film comes to SIFF.

11/22/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

Hear Here

Guayaba’s Fantasmagoría Is an Eerie and Eclectic Wonderland

The local rapper and singer’s new album packs manifold influences—bossa nova, Edith Piaf, Three 6 Mafia—into an “opera of the bizarre.”

11/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Brandi Carlile Announces Gorge Show with Sheryl Crow and Yola

For the second year running, the folk star headlines the Gorge Amphitheatre for her Echoes Through the Canyon show.

11/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 18–21

A festival in a convenience store back room, New Orleans jazz with a Cuban twist, and a once-a-year wine tasting opportunity.

11/18/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 15–17

Jim Jefferies brings laughter to the Paramount, Cthulhu goes on stage, and a chamber ensemble delves into Beethoven's ghostliest.

11/15/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

Hear Here

Freakout Fest Returns With Some of the City’s Best Live Bands

The Naked Giants, Bear Axe, Actionesse, Tres Leches, and many more take over Ballard this weekend.

11/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

Locally Sourced Will Surprise You

Three new works from Seattle artists feature early contenders for the most memorable moments of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season.

11/12/2019 By Darren Davis