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.

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Barbecue Champion Creates Back-to-School Cottage Pie with Laura’s Lean Beef

Kirkland local and nationally ranked pitmaster Saffron Hodgson uses premium ground beef in this family recipe perfect for busy school nights.

08/05/2018

First Thursday

August Art Walk Planner

For those who don't want to Art Fair.

08/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

More Tickets to Pearl Jam's Home Shows Are Going Up for Sale (Again)

New tickets are on sale for $112 each.

08/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Art World

Seattle Art Fair Arrives This Week. Get Yourself to CenturyLink.

The city’s biggest visual art event runs through the weekend and includes a scaled replica of the solar system, some robots, giant puppets, and an art satell...

08/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Jazz Hands

Former Canlis Pianist Walt Wagner Announces Jazz Alley Shows

Two years after his retirement from the city’s poshest piano gig, Wagner brings his trio—including Heart drummer Ben Smith—to the downtown club for two nights.

07/31/2018 By Stefan Milne

Readings and Talks

Novelist Ayobami Adebayo Kicks Off Her First U.S. Tour in Seattle

The author of Stay With Me—one of last summer’s major books—finished her first novel on Whidbey Island.

07/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Femme Fatale Is a Fun, If Uneven, Night Out

Seattle musician Prom Queen joins the market's burlesque company for a show both rocky and rocking.

07/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

State Park Adventures

Hike, Paddle, and Climb: 14 More State Parks to Explore

Kayaking, glamping, sledding. And that's just the start. You wouldn’t believe what Washington's state parks hold.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Discount Drama

6 Spots to Catch Cheap Movies

These theaters offer movie deals that won’t leave you forking over $30 for a ticket and half-empty box of Milk Duds.

07/17/2018 By Christina Ausley

Adios, John Wayne

Introducing the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail

The cross-state route has been reborn under a new name. Horse-drawn wagons still welcome.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Game Plan

Which Washington State Park Should You Visit?

State park overload is real, but we can narrow it down for you.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Ryan Inzana

Adventure Ride

Ride at Lake Wenatchee

The lake offers a whole slew of activities, but its spectacular vista is best seen on horseback.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Adventure Dive

Dive at Saltwater

Rockfish, wolf eels, and a shipwreck await those willing to brave cold waters.

07/17/2018 By Allison Williams

Monthly Planner

14 August Events You Can't Miss

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

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle August 2018

The Bob’s Burgers cast cooks up some comedy, J. Cole rules Bumbershoot, and galleries get paid.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Aria Politic

Seattle Opera Refuses to Be a Museum Piece

In the last four years, the company has shifted its mission toward cultural equity.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Elements of Style

Sportswear That Doesn’t Sacrifice Style for Function

Seattle’s long had the leisurely athletic look on lock, but nowadays local outfitters help sportswear feel as sartorial as it is practical.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Justin Gollmer

Feature

Stranger Genes: How Seattle Scientists Are Advancing Gene Editing

Researchers are getting closer to figuring out the ultimate medical solution to incurable diseases—changing genetic code itself.

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Ian Bates

Habitat

A Natural Take on a Modern Mount Baker Home

Reclaimed wood accents and siding help soften this house’s modern angles.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne