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.

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 13–15

A new play goes to voicemail, Skål opens the aquavit cellar, and local artists Lemolo and Ryan Caraveo hit Seattle stages.

7:00am By Ryan Phelan and Stefan Milne

'Tis the Season

5 Holiday Events You Shouldn't Miss

Two takes on 'The Nutcracker', RuPaul alums, and Deck the Hall Ball’s knockout lineup.

12/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Farewell 2010s

Which Seattle Albums Made National Best-of-the-Decade Lists?

We combed through 12 end-of-the-2010s lists and tallied the results.

12/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Local Eats

Marcus Samuelsson’s No Passport Required Explores Seattle’s Filipino Food Community

The New York chef hangs out with the people behind Oriental Mart, Hood Famous Bakeshop, Archipelago, and others in the second season’s first episode.

12/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

MONTHLY PLANNER

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This December

Angel Olsen brings her epic new album to the Moore, Trevor Noah might be the hardest working guy in comedy, and the king of weird fiction has a new novel.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Party of Many

Brandi Carlile Brings Her Subversive Pop to the Seattle Symphony

The singer caps off a wild year with a trio of concerts at Benaroya Hall.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Learning in the Dirt

Washington's Outdoor Preschools Let Kids Embrace Nature

They might offer health benefits, too.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Eat Your Veggies

5 Ways to Get Kids to Love Produce

How to get picky eaters to stop arguing and embrace the brassicas.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

CHILDREN’S WELLNESS GUIDE

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy

Acrobatic exercise? Outdoor preschool? Tips from chefs? Oh, yes.

11/26/2019 Edited by Stefan Milne Illustrations by Mike Holm

Glass. Ceiling. Shattered.

Meet the Women Who Fought for Their Place in Seattle Politics

Political pioneers like Bertha Knight Landes, Ruby Chow, and Patty Murray are the real MVPs.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne, Courtney Cummings, Lily Hansen, and Sam Jones

History Makers

8 Legacies That Visionary Women Gave Seattle

Among them: a tugboat enterprise, a life-saving children's hospital, a literature hub.

11/26/2019 By Allison Williams, Stefan Milne, Allecia Vermillion, and Lily Hansen

Hear Here

Guayaba’s Fantasmagoría Is an Eerie and Eclectic Wonderland

The local rapper and singer’s new album packs manifold influences—bossa nova, Edith Piaf, Three 6 Mafia—into an “opera of the bizarre.”

11/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Brandi Carlile Announces Gorge Show with Sheryl Crow and Yola

For the second year running, the folk star headlines the Gorge Amphitheatre for her Echoes Through the Canyon show.

11/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Freakout Fest Returns With Some of the City’s Best Live Bands

The Naked Giants, Bear Axe, Actionesse, Tres Leches, and many more take over Ballard this weekend.

11/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Art Shows to See This November

From a digital group show to Ko Kirk Yamahira's deconstructed canvases.

11/06/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Dave Matthews, David Bazan, and Some Grunge Musicians Announce a Show at the Moore

SMASH, a benefit for musicians' health care, will see the artists and many others covering Neil Young songs.

10/30/2019 By Stefan Milne

Better Living Through Poetry

Poetry Northwest Celebrates 60 Years

The local poetry-only journal hosts a reading at the local poetry-only shop, Open Books.

10/30/2019 By Stefan Milne

Staged In Vein

ACT Theatre Tweaks Dracula for 2019

Steven Dietz’s new script focuses on Mina, the Count’s bride-to-be.

10/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Side Bar

Greenwood Gets Lucky with Draft Punk Beer Bar

The space is spartan, but the beer is good.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This November

The Godmother of Rock and Roll gets a musical, the Henry makes the invisible seen, and a sitar goes electric.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne