Arts & Culture

One-Click Mind

5 Awful Amazon Movie Remake Ideas

In May, the company agreed to acquire MGM. What would happen if the e-commerce giant got its paws on some classic films?

10/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Live, From New York...

At Last, a Saturday Night Live Performance for Brandi Carlile

The singer-songwriter performing on the comedy show has a new album, In These Silent Days, coming out October 1. Apparently she's also a Ted Lasso Fan.

09/23/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

On Pointe

A New Pacific Northwest Ballet Stages Its Return

The 2021–22 PNB season features new dancers, in-person audiences, and favorite performances like The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

09/23/2021 By Darren Davis

Talking Mysteries

Cedar Sigo's Conversational Poetics

'Guard the Mysteries ' and 'All This Time' from Wave Books both contend with the power of talk.

09/21/2021 By Stefan Milne

Progress Bar

How Seattle Became the Hollywood of Video Games

A timeline of how Microsoft, Nintendo, and a fleet of talented indie developers placed Seattle at the center of the gaming industry.

09/17/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Live and Learn

Saturday Is Free Museum Day in Seattle and Beyond

Visit participating museums like MOHAI and MoPop for free this weekend, or find a free way to explore local attractions year-round.

09/16/2021 By Allison Williams

Shelf Lives

7 Seattle Books to Read This Fall

From Marcus Harrison Green's essay collection to a history of the 1991 Huskies by Mike Gastineau.

09/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

Home (Page) Run

How the Garages Became Seattle’s Biggest Band

The 80-or-so-member international music collective, forged in the video game ‘Blaseball,’ is one of the best-selling Seattle artists on Bandcamp.

09/13/2021 By Stefan Milne

Wish You Were Here

With Music Venues Open Again, Will Livestreaming Keep Its Place?

Two Seattle tech startups—LiveMo and LoudSwell—are betting on the longevity of this Covid-era trend.

09/07/2021 By Stefan Milne

Box Office

Fall Events Ticket Guide

A guide to the ticketed marquee events this season—from concerts to theater to readings.

09/03/2021 By Stefan Milne

State of Play

What’s Driving Seattle’s Tabletop Gaming Renaissance?

Decades after Magic: The Gathering put this region on the map, the game scene is in bloom.

09/03/2021 By Stefan Milne

From Horror to Hygge

Why Cozy Games Triumphed During the Pandemic

'Animal Crossing', 'Spiritfarer,' and 'Cozy Grove' brought us together (and helped hold us together).

08/24/2021 By Sophie Grossman

State of Play

5 Seattle Board and Card Game Stores Pick Local Favorites

From Pokémon to an anti-artichoke card game, check out picks from staff at Ballard's Mox Boarding House, Queen Anne's Blue Highway Games, and more.

08/20/2021 By Stefan Milne

Well of course

Headed to a Seattle Theater? You Better Be Vaxxed.

Pacific Northwest Ballet, 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT Theatre, Seattle Symphony...

08/18/2021 By Stefan Milne

Drawn Out

11 Essential Seattle Graphic Novels and Comics

Gary Larson, G. Willow Wilson, Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Peter Bagge, Simon Hanselmann—the city’s a cartoon haven, from classic funny comics to horror.

08/06/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

The Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair Is Back

The second annual surrogate event also heralds First Thursday Art Walk's return.

08/03/2021 By Stefan Milne

A Rose for Emily

Seattle’s The Bachelor Is Way Better Than Hollywood’s

Andrew Palmer’s smart new novel is a fun and heady plunge into reality and identity.

07/16/2021 By Stefan Milne

Pipelines

Pot Paraphernalia Makers Are Driving Glass Art Innovation

Turns out the Northwest is a pipemaking hub.

07/12/2021 By Stefan Milne

Opening Shots

After 15 Months, Here's What a Real Seattle Concert Looks Like

We headed to reopening night at Neumos to take in live music’s return.

07/08/2021 By Stefan Milne Photography by Chona Kasinger

don't call it a comeback

Seattle Center Will Have a New Music Festival This Labor Day Weekend

Day In Day Out, from the people behind Capitol Hill Block Party, features Chvrches, Chong the Nomad, Aminé, and Parisalexa.

07/07/2021 By Stefan Milne