Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle June 26–July 2

An Ella Fitzgerald documentary drops while an Iranian Festival kicks off and Town Hall Seattle hosts a recent Pulitzer Prize winner.

06/26/2020 By Sam Luikens

MORE THAN A PARADE

A Guide to Seattle's (Mostly) Online Pride 2020

Seattle Pride is postponed, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate.

06/17/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle June 12–18

Northwest Film Forum streams a spirited comic drama and an empowerment documentary while a local tattoo artist talks (virtual) shop.

06/12/2020 By Sam Luikens

Alfresco Adventures

Street Dining Could Be Seattle’s Next Form of Restaurant Relief

"We'll take whatever we can get at this point."

06/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle May 29–June 4

SIFF soldiers on while Third Place Books and Hugo House host virtual book club and an author talk.

05/29/2020 By Sam Luikens

Cramped Quarantine

What Is It Like to Live in an aPodment During Covid-19?

Micro-studio life is even more constricted than usual during a pandemic.

05/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle May 22–28

SIFF and Folklife have online cognates, while KUOW holds a virtual talk about fake news.

05/22/2020 By Sam Luikens

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle This Week May 15–21

Our latest local picks for what to watch at home, from a classic drag show to author talks.

05/15/2020 By Sam Luikens

Badger-Meinhof

Is Seattle Wildlife Actually Behaving Differently While We Quarantine?

Cannibal rats. Squirrel attacks. Local researchers are trying to suss out what's going on with animals right now.

05/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Ate List

When Seattle Restaurants Reopen, They're Gonna Need Your Personal Info

New guidelines for restaurants reopening in other Washington counties give us a glimpse of what's to come.

05/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Remote remembrance

Funerals Look Different during a Pandemic

Mourners and death care professionals are navigating brand new territory of virtual services and PPE.

05/11/2020 By Sam Luikens

BABY COME BACK

We Can't Believe Quarantine Made Us Miss These Things

Rain, commutes, overpriced drinks... You don't know what you've got till it's gone.

05/08/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Winged Victories

It's the Perfect Time to Bird-Watch in Seattle

Peak avian migration time means the skies are full of songbirds.

05/06/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Guide to Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens Wildlife: Don’t Call it a Comeback

Flora and fauna have more than returned to the destruction zone—they're thriving.

05/06/2020 By Allison Williams

Viral Vocab

Know Thy Masks: A Primer to Face Covers

Do you really know the difference between an N95 respirator and a surgical mask?

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

America Unmasked

For People of Color, Masks Come with Their Own Risks

In Washington and across the country, facial coverings are triggering racist backlash.

04/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Making Do

No Sewing Machine? No Problem.

If you can't craft yourself a proper face cover, here's how to find, fashion, or buy a mask.

04/14/2020 By Allison Williams

Card Drive

The Pay Forward Project Is a Gift to Local Restaurants

A new website allows diners to divert their week's would-be entertainment budget into gift cards.

03/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Vital Victuals

Why Did Jenny Durkan Close Seattle Farmers Markets?

Even though Governor Inslee has deemed markets “essential,” the mayor suspended them. And farmers are pushing back.

03/26/2020 By Stefan Milne

Headphones to Highways

How Podcasts Like Welcome to Night Vale Embraced the Live Tour

“A live show, something that’s not infinitely replicable—people understand that has value.”

11/20/2017 By Darren Davis