Come Home Russ

Watch Russell Wilson Strike Out in His First At-Bat as a Yankee

The sight of our Seahawks quarterback in a New York Yankees uniform during spring training is confusing.

03/02/2018 By Darren Davis

#MeToo

Sherman Alexie Responds to Sexual Harassment Rumors

There are women telling the truth about my behavior and I have no recollection of physically or verbally threatening anybody or their careers."

03/01/2018 By Hayat Norimine

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 1–4

Pulitzer Prize–winner Tyehimba Jess talks poetry, Emerald City Comic Con fills downtown Seattle with cosplayers, and the legendary Herbie Hancock brings down the house at McCaw Hall.

03/01/2018 By Darren Davis

Strings Attached

Inside the World of Competitive Yo-Yo

Relive last weekend's Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships and meet the competitors who made it spin.

02/28/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: February 26–March 2

Enjoy a bit of opera with your Shakespeare, visit the Grand Canyon at Benaroya Hall, and celebrate Girl Scout Cookie season with Samoa and Thin Mint–inspired food and cocktails.

02/27/2018 By Kaelan Hicks

Dark Horse Dancer

After Years Orbiting the Spotlight, Choreographer Kim Lusk Prepares for Her First Full-Length Show

“When she’s creating a performance, she knows it’s completed by and with the people watching.”

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

SHade Index

Rejected Characters from the Grey’s Anatomy Spin-Off

The show that chronicled a fictional Seattle hospital’s high-stakes surgeries and breakroom hookups debuts a firefighter-based offshoot, Station 19, on March 22. Here are a few TV tropes that didn’t make the cut.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Hidden Seattle

These Shops and Restaurants Are Out of Sight—Literally

Look up. Or beneath your feet—maybe down that alley? These bars, boutiques, and arts spaces aren’t immediately visible from the street.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Major League Malaise

The Mariners Have the Longest Playoff Drought Across All Professional Sports in the U.S.

Seattle fans should own it with pride.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: Spring 2018

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix, be it a packed Pink show at KeyArena or a new take on Macbeth at Seattle Rep.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Convention Reinvention

What's New at Emerald City ComicCon 2018? Lawsuits, Wig Sales, and Doc Brown’s DeLorean

The convention returns for its 16th year of unabashed fandom.

02/27/2018 By Rosin Saez

#MeToo

Native American Lit Leader Warns of Allegations Coming Against Sherman Alexie

The prominent Native literary figure seems to be the next man to face a wave of sexual harassment allegations.

02/26/2018 By Hayat Norimine

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 22–25

Seattle Asian American Film Festival kicks off, Vif Oyster Fest shucks some briny Hama Hama bivalves, and AJnC Dance Theater dreams of Broadway at Velocity Dance Center.

02/22/2018 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: February 19–23

Artist Marilyn Montufar transcends identity, Northwest Film Forum questions capitalism with Kshama Sawant, and author Ruth Ozeki meditates on craft.

02/19/2018 By Kaelan Hicks

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 15–18

'Figuring History' opens at Seattle Art Museum, the Noir City film festival revisits some genre classics, and pianist Garrick Ohlsson plays Beethoven, Scriabin, and Schubert.

02/15/2018 By Darren Davis

Shadow Play

How One Theatre Troupe Keeps Shadow Puppetry Alive in Seattle

Sgt. Rigsby and His Amazing Silhouettes pays tribute to shadow puppetry's ancient traditions with topical (sometimes raunchy) performances that often dissect themes of trauma and loss.

02/15/2018 By Manola Secaira

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: February 12–16

Create "relationship capsules" with artist Timothy Rysdyke, sing along to pop heartthrobs at Central Cinema, and support local bands covering local legends.

02/12/2018 By Manola Secaira and Kaelan Hicks

culture fix

Things to Do After Work: February 5–9

A camping trip with captains of industry, baby boomer–inspired art at the Factory, and a convention for green thumbs.

02/06/2018 By Manola Secaira

Ticket Alert

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony Team Up for a Benefit Concert Hosted by Russell Wilson

This one-night-only performance will raise money for youth social equity programs and improved access to the arts.

02/06/2018 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 1–4

'Swan Lake' returns to Pacific Northwest Ballet, emerging Native writers Terese Mailhot and Tommy Orange discuss their new work, and artist Humaira Abid reveals 'My Shame' at ArtXchange.

02/01/2018 By Darren Davis