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.

Awards

Lynn Shelton Is Up for a Posthumous Emmy

The Seattle director, who died in May, is nominated for her work on 'Little Fires Everywhere.'

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

5 Albums to Listen to This Summer

From the Polyrhythmics’ slippery funk to Parisalexa’s full-length debut.

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Click Paint

What Does a Very Online Art World Look Like?

With the pandemic closing galleries, museums, and art fairs, we’ve been forced to see art through a screen.

07/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Giving Back

Yes, You May Now Return Your Library Books

Seattle Public Library is ready for you to load up the outdoor book drops, starting today. But you don't need to return anything until August 15, so be cool.

07/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Explainer

Seattle’s Decade of Attempts to Fix the Police: A Timeline

Ten years before tear gas subsumed Capitol Hill, calls for an investigation into SPD began. What’s happened since?

07/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

Arts Opening

Capitol Hill's New Julian Peña Gallery Is Tiny and Audacious

The arts space packs a for-profit gallery, and a nonprofit focused on underrepresented artists, into a compact footprint.

07/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 17–20

Calls for change continue. Here are places to collectively voice them.

07/17/2020 By Sam Luikens

Fairly Forever

This Year, Visit the Washington State Fair in Photos

The fair, like so many other major events, is canceled this summer. So celebrate its 120th anniversary in sight.

07/15/2020 Photography by Chona Kasinger By Stefan Milne

Plant-Based Plans

An Omnivore’s Guide to Eating Less Meat

Chefs and climate advocates dish on why you might and how you can reduce.

07/14/2020 By Stefan Milne Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Interview

The Founders of Nubian Productions on the Need for Black Voices Behind the Scenes

Ariana Steen and Mia K. McNeal started the Seattle visual arts production organization run by Black women with the aim “to create content by Black people, fo...

07/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

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