Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 23–25

A Stevie Wonder–inspired burlesque festival, another Belltown block party, and a celebration of garden treasures.

08/23/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Baked into History

SAM Channels The Great British Bake Off with a Victorian Confection Competition

Baked goods are totally a vehicle of radical arts movements—and a beautiful, tasty contest on August 29.

08/22/2019 By Sam Jones

Cake & Chaos

Kids Parties That Don’t Make Parents Gag

We get it—if you have to sit through one more germ-filled, candy-powered party at a Chuck E. Cheese, you’ll riot.

08/20/2019 By Sam Jones

Explainer

Seattle Spends More Money on Takeout Than Any Other U.S. City

As far as food movements go, we’ve nailed farm-to-table and we’re leading the way in app-to-table dining, too.

08/20/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 16–18

A punked-out roller rink, a block party fit for mythology aficionados, and a mountain town film festival.

08/16/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: We Totally Want to Join Brandi Carlile's Wine Club

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/09/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 9–11

A film about exotico wrestling, free tacos, and a National S'mores Day celebration.

08/09/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Buzzed for a Bargain

Shop a Little, Sip a Little: Essential U Village Happy Hours

Tipsy retail therapy is a great idea...right?

08/06/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Art Walking

6 Art Shows to See in Seattle This August

A new gallery digs into the Northwest School, Juventino Aranda blows up Golden Books, and Wa Na Wari adds four installations.

07/30/2019 By Stefan Milne and Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 26–28

Othello throws a hip-hop heavy block party, the Shambles breaks down butchery basics, and Gay City showcases femme magic.

07/26/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Opening Dispatch

Mr. West Unveils Its New U Village Location

Tucked between Piatti and the new home to Bamboo Sushi, Mr. West 2.0 brings brunch and booze to the mall.

07/25/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 19–21

Hyper-local funk fusion, a one-woman show on plastic surgery, and 10 courses of summery goodness.

07/19/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 12–14

A blues chanteuse, Costa Rica's best coffee beans, and a West African quintet that marries tradition and funk.

07/12/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

World Traveler

A Guide to Seattle’s Summer Cultural Festivals

Snag a taste of the dance, music, food, and crafts that the world has to offer—without leaving the city.

07/10/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 5–7

A cabaret worthy of the underworld, a classic-to-contemporary Czech film festival, and a Mary Berry–approved cooking class.

07/05/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

In With the New

Here Are All the New Restaurants and Shops Coming to U Village

Spoiler alert: One is a Shake Shack.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

Binge-Worthy

9 Shows and Movies on Netflix with Seattle Connections

If news that 'The Office' will leave the streaming service has you worried, here are some localish things to console.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 28–30

A quartet of punk shows takes over the Kraken, the Stones tell an unheard story, and Raised Doughnuts turns one.

06/28/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Pride In Our Past

Seattle’s Gay Bar Scene Is Changing—and That’s a Good Thing

We've come a long way. But there's still more work to do.

06/27/2019 By Sam Jones