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.

Ticket Alert

Amy Schumer Announces Paramount Show

The comedian comes to Seattle in November.

9:06am By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 19–21

Gruff Rhys plays Barboza, Scarecrow Video turns 30, and Indian royal art lands at SAM.

10/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This November

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle November 2018

Danez Smith brings vital poetry, Rouault knows the darkness, and Susan Orlean reads about libraries at, well, the library.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Symphony Du Soleil

Mateo Messina’s Symphonies Are Wild for a Good Cause

For 20 years the composer has put on concerts at Benaroya Hall to support Seattle Children's Hospital.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Kitchen Kind

Why Seattle Kitchens Are Different

Militant abuse has long been an accepted part of professional cooking. But here, that’s increasingly not the case.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Virtually Here

Why Is Amazon Going Crazy with Brick-and-Mortar?

In the last three years, the online retailer has moved diversely into physical locations. What’s the deal?

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Artist Interview

Naked Giants Talk Millennial Attention Spans and Rush

The garage-rock trio are coming to the end of a whirlwind year, both on their own and as part of Car Seat Headrest.

10/12/2018 By Stefan Milne

Poets Talk

A Conversation with Tyehimba Jess and Kaveh Akbar

As a preview for Gramma Reading Series #2, the writers discuss the physicality of poetry.

10/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

New Music

Ural Thomas Has Northwest Soul

Today, the 78-year-old Northwest soul singer releases his first LP of all original material.

09/28/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 28–30

Record releases, Friedberger in Columbia City, and cinema du jour at SIFF.

09/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Record Release

Tres Leches Release Their First Album at the Clock-Out Lounge

The punk trio celebrates their eclectic debut record on Friday.

09/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 24–27

Stranger staffers (former and current) popping up all over, the new generation of Native poets, and Japanese Breakfast at the Neptune.

09/24/2018 By Stefan Milne

Lit Life

5 Iconic Seattle Books to Read Right Now

Essays, fiction, and graphic novels: Beloved Seattle-based authors have books across the board.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Must-See Movies

A Beginner's Guide to Seattle Film

From '90s flicks to recent additions, these are the Seattle-set movies you need to add to your Netflix queue.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Music Manual

5 Albums Every New Seattleite Should Listen To

There's the obligatory Macklemore and Nirvana, but Shabazz Palaces, Tacocat, and Chastity Belt too.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Pop Culture Fix

The Essential Guide to Seattle Music, Books, and Film

Catch up on the works you’ll hear locals reference all the time.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Freshly Lit

New Hugo House Opens Tomorrow

The writing center returns to Capitol Hill and christens its new home with a party.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Healing Arts

While the Frye’s Group Therapy Isn’t a Cure-All, It’s Worth a Session

The museum’s new 12-artist show is, unsurprisingly, a bit of a grab bag.

09/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bravo Bravo Bravo

Seattle Symphony Wins Orchestra of the Year

Gramophone selected our symphony as its first-ever international Orchestra of the Year.

09/13/2018 By Stefan Milne