Brain Teasers

This Robot Is a Mind Reader

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has transformed Pictionary into a training ground for human-compatible AI.

04/23/2019 By Aly Brady

The Big Opt Out

How Is Measles Still a Problem in Washington?

Amid the state’s largest measles outbreak in decades, some parents still choose not to immunize.

03/26/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work March 11–14

A study in social mobility, some gothic blues, and two modern fairy tales.

03/11/2019 By Aly Brady

First Thursday

6 Shows to See at March Art Walk

An introspective on bodice rippers, three-dimensional photographs, and interactive sculptures.

03/06/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work March 4–7

Some new R&B alt-pop, an immortal surrealist, and modern Carnatic melodies.

03/04/2019 By Aly Brady

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Brick-and-Mortar Spice Waala and New Rooftop Bar

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

03/01/2019 By Aly Brady

Book it to the Block

RL Grime, Phantogram, and Lizzo Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2019

Dig out your fanny pack and sunglasses: The lineup for the 23rd annual Block Party just dropped. And it's rad.

02/27/2019 By Aly Brady

Explainer

How the University of Washington Plans to Grow in the Next Decade

Between now and 2028, the campus anticipates expanding beyond its means.

02/26/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 25–28

A Marxist sci-fi comedy, a workshop for journalists, and empowering girl pop.

02/25/2019 By Aly Brady

Take a Bike

In Hilly Seattle, It's Electric Bikes or Bust

Bid adieu to your morning leg workout: Seattle's Lime bikes are going all electric next month.

02/20/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 18–21

A local poetry debut, a festival for improvisers, and two feminist memoirs.

02/18/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 11–13

A memoir for working mothers, political poetry, and a one-man show.

02/11/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 4–7

Dream pop, revolutionary cyclists, and a music festival for the experimental listener.

02/04/2019 By Aly Brady

Chorus Camp

Sister Kate Dance Company Is Reviving the Chorus Girl Tradition

Robin Nunnally created the troupe and open-for-all boot camp. Now she’s cultivating female empowerment.

01/30/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 28–31

A fiction debut, an argument for flip phones, and a live adventure podcast.

01/28/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 21–24

Speculative fiction, a new comedy series, and a film festival for youngsters.

01/21/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 14–17

Pints and arias, a literary bus driver, and some futurist soul.

01/14/2019 By Aly Brady

Casting in the Tide

Tides Is Defining Seattle Audio Drama

Jesse Schuschu and Ayla Taylor created an alien world through podcasting—and now they're spreading the artform.

12/18/2018 By Aly Brady

Goal Rush

Why Can't Our New Year's Resolutions Stick?

The gyms are open, the year is young. But our resolutions are often short lived.

12/18/2018 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 17–20

A meta piece on the entertainment industry, a classical pair, and a panel for comic lovers.

12/17/2018 By Aly Brady