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Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Haein Kang: Illusion

9:00 AM Free 4Culture

Sit in a spare room. Close your eyes and music begins, a concerted plinking made by weights striking wood, metal, glass—like a John Cage piece played on foun...

Kate Neckel: Stories

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Winston Wachter Fine Art

If you saw Joan Miro’s simple lithographs at Davidson Galleries earlier this year you may well recall them when you see Kate Neckel’s Stories. The Seattle pa...

Group Therapy

10:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum

Twelve artists and healers converge at the Frye for a show that both explores and proffers self-help. Maybe that’s Liz Magic Laser’s padded-room video projec...

Gravity Jokes

1:00 PM Free The Lee Center for the Arts at Seattle University

A lineup of local artists including Khadija Tarver and E.T. Russian seek to add a little levity to the gravitas of their sculptures. The pieces here incorpor...


10:00 PM Free Frye Art Museum

Seattle poet Quenton Baker’s Ballast examines the 1841 revolt aboard the Creole—the most successful on a U.S. slave ship. In the installation Baker strikes t...

Allison Collins

10:00 AM Free Foster/White Gallery

In her 36th show at Foster/White Gallery, Understory, local painter Allison Collins reimagines some of our state’s most notable landscapes—the San Juan Islan...

We Are All Made of Light

10:00 AM Free MadArt

At her new MadArt instillation, local artist Maja Petric creates an interactive skyscape. An AI program tracks your location and then beams of light project ...


11:00 AM $15 Bellevue Arts Museum

Following a pair of solo shows at Oxbow gallery, and a Bumbershoot installation, Seattle artist Dylan Neuwirth lights up Bellevue Arts Museum with his neon r...

Annie Morris

10:00 AM Free Winston Wachter Fine Art

Painter and sculptor Annie Morris loves to iterate. On paper that can mean hundreds of faces inked in jittering repetition, or perhaps nudes painted on woode...

Lucas Vidaña

12:00 AM Free Ghost Gallery

Seattle painter Lucas Vidaña’s recent paintings take influence from pop art. But instead of the defined, denotative lines of Warhol or Lichtenstein, Vidaña’s...

Books & Talks

Ted Chiang and Karen Joy Fowler

7:00 PM $10 Hugo House

Ted Chiang’s science fiction is lyrical, nuanced, and intimate. His now-famous Stories of Your Life and Others made the transition into film with the 2016 ce...

Classical Music

Walt Wagner Trio

7:30 PM $29 Dimitriou's Jazz Alley

During his 20-year stint behind the piano at Canlis, Walt Wagner played everything from Band of Horses to Coolio, all with his distinct touch—one hand in jaz...

Walt Wagner Trio With Dan Dean and Ben Smith

7:30 PM $28 Dimitriou's Jazz Alley

The former Canlis brings his trio, including Heart drummer Ben Smith, to Jazz Alley for two nights of shows. 


Walt Wagner Trio With Dan Dean and Ben Smith

7:30 PM $28 Dimitriou's Jazz Alley

The former Canlis brings his trio, including Heart drummer Ben Smith, to Jazz Alley for two nights of shows. 

Special Events

Pearl Jam: Home and Away

10:00 AM $28 Museum of Pop Culture

MoPOP's exhibit collects nearly 500 pieces of band memorabilia—perfect for superfans. (Note: The exhibition will run until early 2019, not January 1 specific...

Visit Understory

10:00 AM Free The Spheres

After years of planning and construction, Amazon’s unmistakable glass sphere–housed urban garden finally opens to the public. The first tour of the visiting ...

WW1 America

10:00 AM $20 Museum of History and Industry (MoHAI)

Coinciding with the centennial of Armistice Day on November 11, MOHAI brings the nationally traveling exhibit to Seattle for its West Coast debut. WW1 Americ...

Cirque du Soleil Volta

8:00 PM $39 Marymore Park

The big-time big top company brings its show Volta to Marymoor. This one’s about Waz, a boy who’s trying to find acceptance in the world. But as with any Cir...


Come From Away

7:30 PM $30 5th Avenue Theater

This musical held one of its early productions at the Seattle Repertory Theatre in 2015 before zooming on to a Broadway run and seven Tony Award nominations....


8:00 PM $42–$87 ACT Theatre

This 2017 Tony Award–winner for best play follows Norwegian diplomat Mona Juul and her husband as they coordinate between Israeli and Palestinian leaders’ pe...