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.

Streaming Dreams

How the Virtual Movie Theater Is Becoming a Thing

From a group-watching app to festivals finding new life online, Seattleites are rethinking how we watch.

10/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Doing Good, Doing Better

What Do More Equitable Arts Nonprofits Look Like?

Controversy and big change at local organizations has the nonprofit sector imagining a better future.

10/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Lit Fall

11 Localish Books to Read This Autumn

From Megan Rapinoe's new memoir to an anthology of local writers meditating on Covid-19.

10/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

Two New Documentaries Investigate Our Troubled Prison System

Both screen as part of the Social Justice Film Festival this week.

09/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Can New Music Still Be an Event?

After months of screen-based shows, artists keep searching for better concert proxies.

09/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Honors

Washington State Is All Over the National Book Awards Longlist

Two local poets. Two local presses. A former Seattleite's Seattle-based novel.

09/18/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

For Your Streaming Pleasure: NWFF’s Local Sightings Film Festival Returns

The PNW-centric film festival is back with a ranging, and pertinent, slate.

09/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

outbreak outings

Visiting a Seattle Museum Feels Like the Old Normal

Walking through the newly reopened National Nordic Museum is strangely familiar.

09/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Uprising Review

Seattle's Summer of Protest for Black Lives: A Timeline

More than three months of calls for police to end brutality against Black and Indigenous Americans.

09/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 28–30

After three months, calls for change continue.

08/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

4 Seattle-ish Albums for the End of Summer

New releases from Naked Giants and Chong the Nomad.

08/26/2020 By Stefan Milne

Well Read

Here Are the 2020 Washington State Book Award Finalists

Poetry! Fiction! Nonfiction! Kids books!

08/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle August 21–27

From an HBO show with local beginnings to a concert on a boat.

08/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

Is the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair Actually a Fair?

Not in any normal sense, but the partnering of about 40 local galleries is worth checking out.

08/13/2020 By Stefan Milne

Intellectual Takeout

You Can Get Books from the Seattle Library Again

Seattle Public Libraries opens its curbside pickup at the Central Library on August 6.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Resilient Seattle

The Future of Delivery: Will Our Stay-Home Habits Stick Around?

More packages land on our doorsteps than ever. Is delivery having a momentary spike or seeing its next step?

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Longing Lens

The Story Behind Steven Miller’s Brilliant Quarantine Portraits

The local photographer had to rethink his art during a pandemic—at the same time his whole life was in upheaval.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Celestial Drift

Molly Wizenberg’s The Fixed Stars Charts Her Shifting Sexuality

The Seattle writer’s third memoir is an engaging look into budding queerness.

08/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle July 31–August 3

Calls for change continue. Here are places to join them.

07/30/2020 By Sam Luikens

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