Film Fan

Nostalgia Film Series, Or: Going Back to (John Hughes) High School

Harvard Exit and the Triple Door will screen some of the most quotable films of the past 30 years.

07/03/2013 By Laura Dannen

First Thursday

Free Museum Day on July 4

Bonus: air conditioning.

07/02/2013 By Laura Dannen


Seattle Summer Events Guide 2013

Outdoor concerts, movies, festivals, feasts, parties, you name it for every day—and night—of summer, from Fourth of July to Labor Day.

07/01/2013 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld


The Top Things to See or Do in July

See: Sir Paul McCartney at Safeco Field. Hear: Star Wars in iambic pentameter.

07/01/2013 By Laura Dannen


Patriot Act

07/01/2013 By Laura Dannen

Festival News

Bumbershoot's Comedy Lineup Is Kind of Ridiculous

In a good way: Reggie Watts. Marc Maron. Patton Oswalt. SNL alum. Bryan Cook's competitive erotic fan fiction...

06/27/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with James Ehnes

Seattle Chamber Music Society's artistic director and star performer chats about the 2013 Summer Festival.

06/26/2013 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld

Movies + Booze

Inside the (Nearly Finished) Sundance Cinemas Seattle

Movies at the former Metro now come with a full bar and bistro fare. Opening day is July 19.

06/26/2013 By Laura Dannen

Theater Recap

The Best Smack Talk in 'Other Desert Cities'

You thought Lucille Bluth was nasty in Arrested Development. You haven't met Polly Wyeth.

06/21/2013 By Laura Dannen

Film News

Who Should Take Over the Egyptian Theatre?

The Landmark cinema will show its last movie on June 27. We think one of these five arts organizations should keep the theater alive.

06/20/2013 By Laura Dannen

Opera News

Aidan Lang Is the Next General Director of Seattle Opera

New Zealand Opera's chief will succeed Speight Jenkins in 2014.

06/19/2013 By Laura Dannen


Don't Miss: 'The Financial Lives of the Poets' at Jones Playhouse

Jess Walter's novel is that much funnier on stage.

06/19/2013 By Laura Dannen

Scene Around Seattle

Lynn Shelton's 'Laggies' Filming in Seattle

Keira Knightley may be wandering around town.

06/14/2013 By Laura Dannen


The New Sound of Seattle

From lyrical hip-hop to garage R&B, these three acts have what it takes to deliver our distinctly Seattle sound to the world.

06/14/2013 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fan

The Best Films of SIFF 2013 Were...

SIFF spotlights the festival's award winners and audience favorites June 12–20.

06/10/2013 By Laura Dannen

Film Fan

3 Summer Anti-Blockbusters to See in June

Not a single explosion in sight.

06/07/2013 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Amy Tan to Replace Joan Didion at Benaroya Hall

Big-deal author subs in for bid-deal essayist on June 5.

06/03/2013 By Laura Dannen

SIFF 2013

This Week's SIFF Picks: 'Touchy Feely' & 'The Way, Way Back'

The latest from Lynn Shelton and the screenwriting team behind 'The Descendants' highlight this weekend's offerings.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld


The Top Things to See or Do in June

World Cup soccer and Tracy Morgan visit Seattle; Bainbridge Island gets an art museum.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen