Stefan Milne is the arts and culture editor for Seattle Met. He’s a Washington native and earned an M.A. in English from Central Washington University. He’s published journalism, fiction, and poetry in Gargoyle Magazine, The Stranger, and others. You can likely find him reading or cooking vegetables from his garden.

Hear Here

Can New Music Still Be an Event?

After months of screen-based shows, artists keep searching for better concert proxies.

09/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Honors

Washington State Is All Over the National Book Awards Longlist

Two local poets. Two local presses. A former Seattleite's Seattle-based novel.

09/18/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

For Your Streaming Pleasure: NWFF’s Local Sightings Film Festival Returns

The PNW-centric film festival is back with a ranging, and pertinent, slate.

09/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

outbreak outings

Visiting a Seattle Museum Feels Like the Old Normal

Walking through the newly reopened National Nordic Museum is strangely familiar.

09/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Uprising Review

Seattle's Summer of Protest for Black Lives: A Timeline

More than three months of calls for police to end brutality against Black and Indigenous Americans.

09/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 28–30

After three months, calls for change continue.

08/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

4 Seattle-ish Albums for the End of Summer

New releases from Naked Giants and Chong the Nomad.

08/26/2020 By Stefan Milne

Well Read

Here Are the 2020 Washington State Book Award Finalists

Poetry! Fiction! Nonfiction! Kids books!

08/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle August 21–27

From an HBO show with local beginnings to a concert on a boat.

08/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

Is the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair Actually a Fair?

Not in any normal sense, but the partnering of about 40 local galleries is worth checking out.

08/13/2020 By Stefan Milne

Intellectual Takeout

You Can Get Books from the Seattle Library Again

Seattle Public Libraries opens its curbside pickup at the Central Library on August 6.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Resilient Seattle

The Future of Delivery: Will Our Stay-Home Habits Stick Around?

More packages land on our doorsteps than ever. Is delivery having a momentary spike or seeing its next step?

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Longing Lens

The Story Behind Steven Miller’s Brilliant Quarantine Portraits

The local photographer had to rethink his art during a pandemic—at the same time his whole life was in upheaval.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Celestial Drift

Molly Wizenberg’s The Fixed Stars Charts Her Shifting Sexuality

The Seattle writer’s third memoir is an engaging look into budding queerness.

08/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 31–August 3

Calls for change continue. Here are places to join them.

07/30/2020 By Sam Luikens

Awards

Lynn Shelton Is Up for a Posthumous Emmy

The Seattle director, who died in May, is nominated for her work on 'Little Fires Everywhere.'

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

5 Albums to Listen to This Summer

From the Polyrhythmics’ slippery funk to Parisalexa’s full-length debut.

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Click Paint

What Does a Very Online Art World Look Like?

With the pandemic closing galleries, museums, and art fairs, we’ve been forced to see art through a screen.

07/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Giving Back

Yes, You May Now Return Your Library Books

Seattle Public Library is ready for you to load up the outdoor book drops, starting today. But you don't need to return anything until August 15, so be cool.

07/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Explainer

Seattle’s Decade of Attempts to Fix the Police: A Timeline

Ten years before tear gas subsumed Capitol Hill, calls for an investigation into SPD began. What’s happened since?

07/20/2020 By Stefan Milne