Arts & Culture

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

Cheer or Jeer?

Remembering The Wave’s Seattle Rise, 40 Years Later

In 1981, a former University of Washington yell leader propelled a controversial stadium movement.

09/01/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Downtown Funk

Seattle’s All-BIPOC Burlesque Fest Shakes Up the Triple Door

Seattle's all-BIPOC festival comes to the city's most prominent burlesque venue.

08/13/2021 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

International Locals

Washingtonians in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Jordan Chiles, Sue Bird, and many more.

07/23/2021 By Stefan Milne

Pick Drop

The Kraken's Expansion Draft Was Fittingly Weird

Lots of tentacles.

07/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Life’s a Beach

A Guide to a Very Seattle Beach Day

The best backdrops, reads, and drinks for all your lounging needs.

07/02/2021 By Angela Cabotaje, Stefan Milne, and Allecia Vermillion Photography by Carlton Canary

Blowouts

What to Do In and Around Seattle for Fourth of July 2021

From fireworks to a local audio series about the first woman to run for president.

07/01/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Seattle, Go See Some Local Music This July

Venues are reopening and their schedules are full of Seattle musicians.

06/29/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Left at London’s New Album Is Radiantly Eclectic

The local artist’s first full album, 't.i.a.p.f.y.h.,' explores mental illness and recovery.

06/22/2021 By Stefan Milne