Arts & Culture

Revision Process

The Push for Racial Equity at Hugo House, Explained

The writing center's executive director has resigned, but systemic problems aren't solved.

02/24/2021 By Stefan Milne

City Series

Need to Binge-Watch? These 15 Shows Have Seattle Connections

From alternate futures to first responders to Mr. Crane himself.

02/23/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Review

Netflix’s Firefly Lane Tells a Needlessly Tangled Friendship Story

The 10-episode season is set in Seattle and stars Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke.

02/15/2021 By Karen Reyes

BEST DAY OF THE YEAR

8 Seattleites We'd Love to Hang Out with on Galentine's Day

Valentine's Day who?

02/12/2021 By Carli Ricker and Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do for Lunar New Year in Seattle

From lion dances to craft brew to shaolin kung fu.

02/12/2021 By Erin Wong

Vital Signs

Big Events Are Scheduling Seattle Dates Again—Including 6 Weeks of Hamilton

Theaters like the Paramount and Climate Pledge Arena are setting performance dates. Yes, it still sounds terrifying.

02/10/2021 By Stefan Milne

Honey I Shrunk the Klimt

The Outsize Pleasures of Seattle’s Tiny Art

The city now sports a miniature art gallery and a miniature museum.

02/09/2021 By Stefan Milne

The Sound

Rainier Avenue Radio Celebrates Black History Month

This independent radio station is run by its community for the community.

02/05/2021 By Karen Reyes

On View

Anastacia-Reneé’s Frye Show Is a Blistering Look at Gentrification

'(Don’t Be Absurd) Alice In Parts' opens at the museum later this month.

02/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

Just Let Me Know

Does Hollywood Think Seattle Is Sexy?

Why is a city famously bad for dating most associated with romance movies?

02/01/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hey Watch This

How Sheila Houlahan Went from Local Opera to a Role in The Little Things

The Denzel Washington-starring movie premieres on HBO Max this week.

01/26/2021 By Stefan Milne

Future Scenes

Streaming Series Bazzooka Follows Black Punks in a Dystopian Seattle

Directed by Danny Denial, the show stars a host of local musicians, including Eva Walker of the Black Tones.

01/22/2021 By Stefan Milne

Yo-Home

Seattle’s Maritime Music Scene Welcomes Sea Shanty TikTok

Even the viral trend of “electro shanty” music isn’t divorced from the tradition’s spirit of community.

01/21/2021 By Karen Reyes

Cookbook Review

Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food Presents an Easy, Compelling Route to Plant-Based Cooking

Local writer Hsiao-Ching Chou’s new cookbook is an exercise in exceptional approachability.

01/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

Storied City

Seattle's Blue Moon Tavern and the Fight for Historical Buildings

The University District dive, featured in a new PBS show, turns 87 this year. Can it persist as a piece of living history?

01/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

Reading the Comments

Bean Dad, Ken Jennings, and the Limits of Blaming a Platform

The 'Jeopardy!' star and his podcast cohost, John Roderick, found themselves at the center of a Twitter whirlwind this weekend.

01/05/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Artist Roger Shimomura Talks '100 Little White Lies'

The former Seattleite is showing 100 small paintings at Greg Kucera Gallery this month.

01/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

Auld Lang Sigh

Some Final 2020 Things to Do This New Year’s Eve in Seattle

No, you will not be “partying,” but have you considered crocheting a white flag of surrender?

12/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

Ear Buds

10 Seattle Podcasts to Keep You Company

Plus three national podcasts with local episodes.

12/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Love is a Battlefield

A Seattle Romance Brings the Bodice-Ripping Revolution to Netflix

Local author Julia Quinn gets a splashy adaptation from Shonda Rhimes on Christmas Day—and, finally, the respect her genre deserves.

12/21/2020 By Allison Williams