Thoughtful Gifts Under $25

Our favorite inexpensive local gifts, from a Kraken beanie to Chunks' Seattle-designed hair accessories.

04/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler


10 Mother's Day Gifts for Your Mom Friends

Ten gifts the moms in your life actually want, from ultra comfy Girlfriend Collective maternity bike shorts to a "weighted blanket for your eyes."

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: August 25–28

Heart, Joan Jett, and Cheap Trick team up to rock faces, 'Terratopia' looks at cinematic tweaks to the Chinese artistic tradition, and SAM Remix heads to Olympic Sculpture Park.

08/25/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Notebook

What Really Happens When 'Women Take Over'

There's a bit of "Genital Panic" in the all-female art exhibit Elles at Seattle Art Museum.

10/16/2012 By Sheila Farr

Fall Arts Preview

Elles at SAM: "This Isn't a Feminist Exhibition"

Seattle Art Museum shows a century's worth of modern and contemporary art by women in its ambitious new exhibit, on loan from the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

10/08/2012 By Laura Dannen

Fall Arts Preview 2012

Fall Arts 2012: State of the Arts

An election-season primer to a winning field of candidates in theater, dance, music, and more.

08/18/2012 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld Illustrations by Michael Byers With Duke Sullivan


10 Must-See Masterpieces

A guided tour of top works of art in Seattle’s permanent collections, from The Great Wave at Seattle Asian Art Museum to Abraham Lincoln at Henry Art Gallery to Olympic Sculpture Park’s Wake.

03/14/2011 By Noah Charney


The Art of Politics

The Fall Arts Season is primed to make us ponder where we’ve been, where we are, where we’re headed, and how far we have yet to go. Consider these 15 candidates worth your vote.

12/27/2008 By Steve Wiecking