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.

Habitat

How to Design a Backyard Kitchen

Trying to go beyond the grill? Here’s what you need and what you don’t.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Domo Arigato, Mr. Robata

Robots Now Work at a Capitol Hill Restaurant

Junkichi Robata Izakaya is the second Seattle restaurant to employ AI-powered Sota robots.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Fiendish Conversation

Parisalexa Talks About Her New Mixtape and Seattle Soul Music

The 19-year-old R&B singer-songwriter is at the start of a whirlwind summer.

06/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Paige Lewis and Kaveh Akbar Are Throwing a Huge Love Poem Reading

The poets get married Saturday and brought around 25 of their writer friends for a free reading at Elliott Bay.

06/08/2018 By Stefan Milne

Art Walk

June First Thursday Planner

Five exhibits to see in Pioneer Square this month.

06/07/2018 By Stefan Milne

Festival Recap

Upstream 2018 Artist Portraits

Check out the local and national talent that played in Pioneer Square.

06/06/2018 Photography by Victoria Holt Edited by Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Upstream 2018 Photo Recap

Artists big and small convened in Pioneer Square for the festival's second year.

06/05/2018 Photography by Victoria Holt Edited by Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 1–3

King Tuff at the Croc, Vermillion Gallery turns 10, and other things that aren't Upstream.

06/01/2018 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Upstream Music Fest and Summit 2018 Is Here

The second annual Pioneer Square music festival comes this weekend, with Miguel, Flaming Lips, and plenty of local bands.

05/31/2018 By Stefan Milne

Lawn Songs

Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2018

Ed Sheeran, Sylvan Esso, Weezer, the Temptations, Tacocat (three times), and so many more.

05/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Reviews

Sadie and Mac Beth Explore How Violence Affects Young Women

One’s a SIFF film shot in Everett, the other’s a Shakespeare adaptation running at Seattle Rep—both are frighteningly relevant.

05/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Fiendish Conversation

SIFF Directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell Talk Sci-Fi in Seattle

The guys behind Prospect are Seattle locals and want to keep it that way.

05/23/2018 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Get Ready for the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife

This weekend the year’s freest festival takes over Seattle Center.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Light a Fire 2018: Nurturing Creativity

Fremont Arts Council Has Helped Seattle’s Freak Flag Fly for 30 Years

"It’s never easy to say we need $50 to make a giant beautiful elephant head.”

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Light a Fire 2018: Extraordinary Executive Director

Kimerly Rorschach Helps Keep SAM Out of the Red and Into the Infinity Mirrors

Rorschach brought a new vision to the museum at a critical point in time.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Fiendish Conversation

La Luz’s Shana Cleveland Talks LA, Nightmares, and Seattle Show Vibes

La Luz returns to Seattle with two shows and their first LA album.

05/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

(Free) Ticket Alert

Death Cab for Cutie Announces a Free Show at the Paramount

Comedian Hari Kondabolu will host the event celebrating the Paramount's 90th anniversary.

05/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Virtual Virtues

I Went to the SIFF VR Zone

Organizers turned the former BCBG store into mini virtual reality film fest.

05/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Drake Comes to the Tacoma Dome in November

Migos joins the chart-topper for a national tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 18.

05/15/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Mudhoney and Young Fathers On Sale May 11

Mudhoney gets quintessentially Seattle, First Aid Kit plays the Paramount, and Young Fathers take over the Showbox.

05/10/2018 By Stefan Milne