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.

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 10–12

After more than a month, calls for change continue.

07/10/2020 By Sam Luikens

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Cure Your Own Salmon

Because why the hell not?

07/09/2020 By Stefan Milne

Independent Action

Where to Protest on 4th of July in Seattle

Yes, the national holiday is different this year. Here's how to embrace change.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Properly Grill Vegetables

Skip the skewers.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Forward Momentum

A Month of Protests and a Rally in the Mayor’s Neighborhood

Four weeks after the outrage over police violence rocked downtown, a movement seeks to maintain its unity.

06/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Mindful Breathing

How Has the Coronavirus Shutdown Affected Air Quality?

A couple new studies show that, well, it’s complicated.

06/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

This Potato and Beet Salad Can Be a Main Course

A riff on a North German staple is actually quite nice in the Seattle summer.

06/24/2020 By Stefan Milne

Seeing Results

Here’s What to Expect at Seattle’s Free Citywide Covid-19 Testing Sites

And an update on who the city says should be tested.

06/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Protest Primer

What to Know About Friday’s Black Lives Matter March and Strike

From free Covid-19 testing sites to where and when to march—here's a guide to participating in the statewide call to action.

06/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Resistance Primer

Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests

From documentaries to poetry to a vital UW website.

06/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

News Wire

Updated: Where You Can Protest the Death of George Floyd in Seattle

Local protests aren't waning. Here's where to go to assert (in person) that Black Lives Matter.

05/29/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Longing Lens

The Story Behind Steven Miller’s Brilliant Quarantine Portraits

A new documentary shines further light on the local photographer’s expansive portrait series.

05/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

Streaming Alert

Pearl Jam, Brandi Carlile, and Other Seattle Marquee Musicians Will Lead a Streaming Benefit

Sir Mix-a-Lot, Ben Gibbard, Macklemore, Dave Matthews, the Black Tones....

05/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

A Very Spring Asparagus Dish to Cook Now

Asparagus, anchovies, poached eggs, some edible flowers. Get to it.

05/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Farewell

Northwest Film Forum Is Live Streaming Lynn Shelton’s We Go Way Back Tonight

As part of its tribute to the beloved Seattle director, the theater will run her first feature film for free.

05/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

A Plan for That

How Seattle Copes: Cherrie May Handles Emergencies for the Suquamish

The tribe’s emergency manager began preparing for a pandemic more than a decade ago.

05/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

Forget Focaccia—Make Flatbreads

It is the easiest way to constantly have very fresh bread in your house.

05/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Book Review

In Corinne Manning’s We Had No Rules, Identity Is a Prism

The Seattle author's debut short story collection features queer characters struggling with definition.

05/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

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

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Make That Mushroom Toast You Loved in Restaurants

Mushrooms with cream over toast has been a sort of Seattle staple.

05/07/2020 By Stefan Milne