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.

Now Hear This

Mark Arm Was on WTF with Marc Maron

The Mudhoney frontman talks growing up near Kirkland, surfing, and persisting as a musician.

04/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Milestoned

Is Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle Actually Important?

Seattle Asian American Film Festival's Annie Kuo talks about how the stoner film is also a key work in Asian American representation.

04/17/2019 By Stefan Milne

Spring Pees

Head to Urinetown for Charm, Not Satire

The 2001 musical, currently playing at ACT Theatre, is a crowd-pleaser through and through.

04/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

STG and Sasquatch! Founder Announce New Festival

“Thing” is in August and takes place at Port Townsend’s Fort Worden.

04/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 12–14

A one-man history show, an exceedingly local dance performance in an art museum, and a look into how we hear.

04/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Crate Dig

A Guide to Seattle’s Record Store Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Here’s how to navigate based on your musical inclinations.

04/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Walkout

Art Gallery Mount Analogue Is Becoming a Magazine

May is the Pioneer Square space’s last month as an art gallery. But the project will live on as a freewheeling print magazine.

04/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 5–7

Fraternal sounds hit Chop Suey, a major novelist completes her trilogy, and drag queens mock an epically bad movie.

04/05/2019 By Stefan Milne

What Is Local Talent?

Matthew Amster-Burton Will Be on Jeopardy!

The local food writer goes on the trivia game show April 8.

04/04/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Shows to See at April Art Walk

Contorted wires, stark Northwest landscapes, and a visual conversation between photographers and artists.

04/03/2019 By Stefan Milne

Author Interview

Clive Thompson Explores What Drives Coders

"I really wanted to help shed some light on the fabric of today's digital world by showing the lives and the psychologies of the people that are weaving it."

04/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 1–4

A saucy take on Lewis Carroll, a horror-comedy play, and local band members fly solo at Chop Suey.

04/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

Now Hear This

Shana Cleveland's Album Is a California Space Dream

The La Luz singer's solo LP, Night of the Worm Moon, finds her working in sci-fi folk mode.

03/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

Meet El Xolo, Nacho Borracho’s New Taco Window

The spot, headed by former London Plane chef Ricardo Valdez, replaces Neon Taco.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This April

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

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle April 2019

A traveling jazz festival, a Pharrell-certified pop star, and a good-natured local comedian.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Get Active

Two Seattle Productions Bring Protest to the Stage

Seattle Rep and Spectrum Dance perform pieces based on revolutionary songs by Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How to Start an Urban Vegetable Garden

A guide to getting the freshest produce in the city—right from your yard.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Grunge Grudge

Does the Nirvana Smiley Face Mean Anything Anymore?

The band is suing Marc Jacobs for appropriating its iconic logo—but is the designer really devaluing it?

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work March 25–28

Provocative rap at Showbox, tipsy history at Brouwer's, and lawyer-poets at Hugo House.

03/25/2019 By Stefan Milne