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.

Theater Review

American Junkie Adapts a Grunge Heroin Memoir to the Stage

Book-It Repertory Theatre turns Tom Hansen’s 2009 book into a stream of consciousness addiction monologue.

02/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pop Gifts

Tacocat Signs to Sub Pop and Drops First Single from New Album

The new record is called "This Mess Is a Place" and it comes out May 3.

02/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Major Seattle-Area Shows Go on Sale Friday

Heart with Joan Jett, Father John Misty with Jason Isbell, Beck with Cage the Elephant and Spoon, Josh Groban, and the Chainsmokers all announced local shows...

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hard Winter

Seattle's Snowstorm Really Messed with Small Businesses

Three local business owners weigh in on the “brutal” side effects of our winter wonderland.

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

The Leftovers

Sara Dickerman’s New Cookbook Combats Food Waste

"Secrets of Great Second Meals" gives readers roadmaps for what to do with last night's chicken.

02/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lauded Locals

Seattle Artists Won 7 Grammys

Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, and Chris Cornell took home awards at last night's show.

02/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Awards Season

A Seattle-Centric Grammy Guide 2019

Local artists—Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, Alice in Chains—are up for a heap of awards. Here’s where to watch and what to watch for.

02/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

6 Shows to See at February Art Walk

A day-glow group show, jazzy cubism, and tapestries glazed in beeswax.

02/06/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Vampire Weekend Announces WaMu Theater Show

These East Coast prep-rockers head west for a Seattle tour stop on September 27.

02/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

12 Seattle Events to Catch This February

Steve Jobs is an opera, a noir fest offers sympathy for the jaded, and a local expressionist returns.

01/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Last of the Boys Is Engrossing, Funny, and a Little Too Ambitious

Local playwright Steven Dietz’s 2004 story of haunted Vietnam vets comes to Seattle Repertory Theatre.

01/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Downstream

Upstream Music Fest Won't Be Back in 2019 and That's No Surprise

The festival, Vulcan's attempt to put on a SXSW in Seattle, is calling it a "break."

01/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Artist Interview

Cherdonna Shinatra's Wild New Dance Installation Hits the Frye Art Museum

Seattle dance artist Jody Kuehner discusses Ditch. The show mashes up drag and clowning with existentialism in 80 performances over the next three mon...

01/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Shutdown Upside

Furloughed Federal Workers Can Get into the Symphony and Opera for Free

Today, Seattle Opera got on board with the giveaway Seattle Symphony announced yesterday.

01/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Album Review

Pedro the Lion Returns on Phoenix

David Bazan, recording as Pedro the Lion for the first time in 15 years, dredges up a literate, textured record.

01/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Arts Notice

Valley of the Boom Recalls When Bill Gates Was Tech’s Major Villain

National Geographic’s new documentary-drama miniseries tells about the early days of the internet and posits Microsoft as the bad guys.

01/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

In Absinthia

Comedy Cabaret Bohemia Is Back

The local show hits the Triple Door this week with a new light-up dance number.

01/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Book Review

Is Thomas Kohnstamm’s Lake City the Novel Seattle Needs Right Now?

The darkly comic debut from a local writer tries to parse the city’s growing class divide.

01/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Arts Notice

What’s Inside the Weird White Boxes at Third and Virginia?

It’s called Light as a Common Thread and it says it’s an art exhibition.

01/09/2019 By Stefan Milne

Get Excited

St. Vincent Is Producing the New Sleater-Kinney Album

Expect the new record sometime this year.

01/08/2019 By Stefan Milne