2011 Academy Awards

Oscar Nominations Are In!

The King’s Speech leads with 12 nods; a Seattle screenwriter is up for an award.

01/25/2011 By Laura Dannen

Seattle in the News

Dan Savage to Film MTV Advice Show

He’s talking ’bout sex to college kids around the country.

01/25/2011 By Laura Dannen

Theater Review

Solo Star Shines in Seattle Rep’s The K of D

Who needs a cast when you have Renata Friedman?

01/24/2011 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

On Sale Soon: Chris Cornell, Katy Perry Tickets

One’s going all acoustic this year, the other shoots whipped cream out of her bra.

01/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Spring Arts Preview: Top Seven Strategies Seattle Arts Should Copy

We proudly salute arts organizations around the world using creative approaches to reach new audiences.

01/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

The Weekend Starts...Now.

Met Picks: Amos Lee, Ron Reagan Jr, Wallace Shawn

The top 10 things to see or do this weekend.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

Amos Lee Plays the Moore

Soulful singer-songwriter returns to Seattle tonight behind a brand-new album.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Spring Arts Preview: Arts in a Flash

Ever since Seattle got serious about its flash mobs—they show up everywhere from Westlake Center to Seahawks games—we’ve noticed local arts organizations embracing the “shock and awe” marketing spirit. Here, videos from five recent Seattle flash mobs.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Season Announcement

New Conductor, New Season for Seattle Symphony

Incoming maestro Ludovic Morlot introduces his debut lineup at Benaroya Hall.

01/19/2011 By Laura Dannen

Film Festival

Seattle Invades Sundance

Find out which local films made it into the fest, and what to know if you go.

01/19/2011 By Laura Dannen

Visual Art

Ming Wong and the "Glory Days" of Singaporean Cinema

The Berlin-based Singaporean artist plays with gender, race, and movie-making in his new Frye exhibit.

01/18/2011 By Laura Dannen

Theater News

Coming to a Movie Theater Near You: Broadway’s Memphis

The 2010 Tony-winning musical will be broadcast in HD this spring.

01/18/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Spring Arts Preview

A primer to the spring arts season, starring Nick Cave, Marco Goecke and his upcoming Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere Contemporary 4, Catherine Cabeen and her new dance Into the Void, and more.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Film Review

The Green Hornet: The Superhero Movie That Wasn’t

Buddy comedy-action flick is more Rush Hour, less Batman.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Spring Arts Preview: 21 Can’t-Miss Events

We canvas the coming months to find the 21 best things to do. What’s on tap? Billy Elliot at the Paramount, Chop Shop Dance Festival, Shabazz Palaces and TheeSatisfaction, Hugo Literary Series’ Brief Encounters, a Jeff Bridges film fest at Sea

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen, Clancey Denis, and Sarah Hirsch

Article

American Spirit

Through May, more than 300 of Norman Rockwell’s covers for The Saturday Evening Post and 44 paintings will be on display at Tacoma Art Museum.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The many and varied cuisines of Asia have enlightened and defined the Northwest palate more than any other ethnic influence. Here, the 45 best Asian restaurants representing 14 cuisines, and the six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences in Seattle.

01/14/2011 Edited by Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen

The Weekend Starts...Now.

Met Picks: Michael Pollan, The Barber of Seville, Whim W’Him

Top 11 things to see or do this (long) weekend.

01/13/2011 By Laura Dannen

Local Music

New Video: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s "My Oh My"

Local rapper and DJ pay tribute to the late Mariners sportscaster Dave Niehaus.

01/13/2011 By Laura Dannen

Concert

Preview: Guster at the Moore

After a four-year break, the folksy alt-rockers return with a vengeance.

01/13/2011 By Laura Dannen