Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: February 20–26

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle delivers another gripping novel, Cinerama screens all of the year's Best Picture nominees, and Pickwick headlines a loaded ACLU benefit show lineup.

02/20/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

The New Nintendo Switch Has a Lot to Learn from Seattle Tech Failures

Here's hoping the video gaming giant’s new console avoids similar perilous pitfalls.

02/20/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 16–19

'Well' twists the theatrical memoir format at Seattle Rep, Step Afrika! draws dance inspiration from Jacob Lawrence, and Paul Allen's collection of landscape paintings arrives at Seattle Art Museum.

02/16/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sisters

The Seattle pop band breaks open the bubbly to celebrate the release of its debut LP, 'Drink Champagne.'

02/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Metallica Brings the Heaviness to CenturyLink Field

The iconic metal band comes to town to shred in August.

02/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: February 13–19

Lemolo offers Valentine's Day comfort at Nectar Lounge, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter tape their bookish podcast live at Town Hall, and Northwest Film Forum screens top South Asian documentaries.

02/13/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Can David Duchovny Solve Seattle's Mysteries?

Hopefully the ‘X-Files’ star will tackle these cases when he comes to town in February to play a concert with his band.

02/09/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 9–12

MoPop shows off 'The Art of Rube Goldberg,' Hilary Hahn returns to Benaroya Hall, and the USA Curling Nationals head to Everett.

02/09/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Resist

Stream Seattle Symphony's Celebration of Music From the Muslim Ban Countries

'Music Beyond Borders: Voices From the Seven' highlights music from the countries cited in the POTUS's Muslim ban.

02/08/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, and Chris Stapleton Headline Watershed Festival 2017

The annual country music party gets rowdy at the Gorge in July.

02/08/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Head to Safeco Field This Summer

The band's 40th anniversary tour (which includes the Lumineers) comes to Seattle on August 19.

02/08/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Lady Gaga Comes to the Tacoma Dome in August

Fresh off her Super Bowl halftime show, the pop diva announces her world tour.

02/06/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: February 6–12

Surfer Blood brings fresh material to Barboza, the Paramount screens silent romance of ‘Ramona,’ and David Shields's argumentative tome becomes a James Franco documentary.

02/06/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: February 2–5

National Theatre of Scotland stages vampire horror with 'Let the Right One In,' PNB takes a fresh look at Cinderella, and two top NBA prospects battle at UW.

02/02/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Music Exchange Project's Angelo Rondello

The founder, director, and pianist for the new worldly music exchange program discusses the state of Seattle classical music.

02/02/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: February 2017

Stay engaged with the political art of Ernesto Yerena Montejano and images from the Women's March.

02/01/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Social Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Takes Its 'Shot'

The company's latest piece confronts police shooting unarmed black people. Plus, a conversation about resistance with artistic director Donald Byrd.

01/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: February 2017

‘Let the Right One In’ aims for the jugular, Dude York packs a pop rock punch, and Sarah Silverman goes as blue as she wants.

01/30/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: January 30–February 5

The best American portraits grace Tacoma Art Museum's walls for 'The Outwin,' local hip-hop pioneers Ghetto Children reunite at MoPop, and the Seagull Project takes on Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' at ACT Theatre.

01/30/2017 By Jane Kidder Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Kate Wisniewski

The Upstart Crow Collective co-founder and actress discusses the creation of 'Bring Down the House,' Seattle Shakespeare's all-female version of 'Henry VI.'

01/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld