Local Traditions

Land of the Sweets Remains December's Best Date Night

'The Burlesque Nutcracker' at the Triple Door is still fun, flirty, and inclusive.

12/18/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

Your Guide to Seattle Holiday Events, 2017

Feel merry in Seattle this year with a trip down Candy Cane Lane, or take in the ‘The Nutcracker’—ballet or burlesque, your choice.

11/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

Things to Do Thanksgiving Week 2017

George Balanchine's 'The Nutcracker' returns to Pacific Northwest Ballet, Flying Lotus gets psychedelic in 3D, and a 'Dungeons and Dragons' Thanksgiving adventure.

11/20/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Theater Review

'Her Story' Is Unlike Anything I've Seen on Stage

Ballet with jump scares? The Hitchcock-inspired 'Plot Point'—one of three performances in PNB's new production celebrating women choreographers—left the audience stupefied.

11/06/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: September 21–24

A new season of Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off with 'Jewels,' an unmissable exhibition from Humaira Abid opens at the Bellevue Arts Museum, and sea otters take over the Seattle Aquarium.

09/21/2017 By Darren Davis

Local Legends

After 22 Years, Carrie Imler Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

Days before her final performance, the longest-tenured principal dancer at PNB reflects on her storied career and what it means to retire so young.

06/07/2017 By Darren Davis

Dance

PNB to Lose a Gem of a Dancer, but Gain a Brilliant Teacher

Kaori Nakamura’s coming retirement marks the end of her dazzling presence onstage and the beginning of her invaluable teaching at PNB School.

01/24/2014 By Jeremy Novak

Article

The Top Things to See or Do in June

Hugh Laurie plays the blues at Benaroya; the Washington Brewers Festival returns; Hugo House stages _Riddled_; and more.

05/18/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Holiday Sleepovers

Four Seattle staycations to make the most of your holiday season.

11/15/2010 By Olivia Margoshes

Article

A Tasting Menu of Fall Arts

The Flaming Lips, Pablo Picasso masterpieces, Lucia di Lammermoor, Daniel Handler, and more in our preview of the best fall arts events.

08/12/2010 By Laura Dannen With Tiffany Wan and Douglas Bair

On the Town

Such Sweet Sorrow

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Lucien Postlewaite shares why he loved taking the lead in Roméo et Juliette.

08/10/2009 By Steve Wiecking