The Story of Stu Rasmussen, America’s First Openly Transgender Mayor, Now a Musical

Intiman Theatre debuts Stu for Silverton as part of its summer theater festival.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen


Carla Körbes Dances Balanchine in PNB’s Season Finale

The Director’s Choice program features two Balanchine works and a world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen


An Oral History of ‘Almost Live’

From Bill Nye the Science Guy to the day the Space Needle collapsed, we recall 15 years of trials and triumphs on the set of Seattle’s Saturday Night Live.

05/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Laura Dannen, and Cassie Callan


GiveBIG Delivers $11.1 Million to Local Nonprofits

But does the end justify the means?

05/16/2013 By Laura Dannen

TV Timeout

Before 'The Office' Ends, One Last Dwight Schrute Montage

In honor of our native son Rainn Wilson.

05/14/2013 By Laura Dannen

Classical News

Seattle Symphony and Opera Musicians Approve New Contracts

The orchestra will do more with less in the short term.

05/14/2013 By Laura Dannen

Be Bold

Chaos in Bloom: Saint Genet's New Performance Art

Warning: It's not for the faint of heart.

05/13/2013 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Vampires Are Out, Werewolves Are In

In his gripping new novel Red Moon, Benjamin Percy crafts a political thriller with terrorist werewolves.

05/09/2013 By Laura Dannen

Film Fest

SIFF 2013 Trailer: A Short Film Unto Itself

See decades of festival films recreated in 3D miniature.

05/09/2013 By Laura Dannen

TV Timeout

Watch the Trailer for the New Season of 'The Killing'

Peter. F'n. Sarsgaaaaard.

05/08/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

What's Next for Seattle's Jinkx Monsoon, America's Next Drag Superstar?

Jinkx on winning season 5 of RuPaul's Drag Race: "It's Monsoon Season. Officially."

05/07/2013 By Laura Dannen


Don't Forget to GiveBig on May 15

Take part in a massive day of charitable giving across King County.

05/07/2013 By Laura Dannen

In Training

Meshell Ndegeocello Mentors Seattle Youth Musicians

We asked one of the students to interview her coach before Friday's performance at the Moore.

05/06/2013 Edited by Laura Dannen With Samantha Braman

Ticket Alert

Justin Timberlake to Play KeyArena

You don't already have plans for January 17, 2014, right?

05/06/2013 By Laura Dannen


EMP's Fantasy Exhibit Fit for Tolkien and Dragon Fans Alike

Unleash your inner nerd at this family-friendly display of fantasy literature and film props.

05/03/2013 Edited by Laura Dannen With Angela Cabotaje

Film Fest

7 Films We Can't Wait to See at SIFF

And one tribute to a local celebrity. Seattle International Film Festival opens May 16.

05/01/2013 By Laura Dannen

Theater Review

'Black Watch' Brings the Iraq War to the Paramount

The audience shares the stage with this powerful production by the National Theatre of Scotland.

04/30/2013 By Laura Dannen

News In Brief

The Fourth of July Fireworks Are Back On

And other arts and entertainment news bulletins from this week.

04/24/2013 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

Chateau Ste. Michelle Announces Summer Concert Lineup

See David Byrne and St. Vincent, Gladys Knight, Counting Crows, and more.

04/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Spin Me Right Round

Meet a Pearl Jam Rocker on Record Store Day

Mike McCready and Screaming Trees' Barrett Martin will be signing Mad Season albums at Easy Street this Saturday.

04/18/2013 By Laura Dannen