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.

All the Young Punks

Spruce Haus Is a Punk Oasis

In an old First Hill house, members of Tacocat, Lisa Prank, So Pitted, and Sleeping Lessons make the idea of a musical community real.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History

100 Years of Seattle Music

The century-long story of our city's definitive art form.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This December

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

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Season's Listings

Seattle's Top 5 Holiday Events of 2018

Dirty Waters at the Neptune, two takes on The Nutcracker, and Ebenezer's return.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Tales from the Vault

The University District Is Full of Film History

As adjacent art house cinemas close and online streaming takes over, two nonprofits find new ways to keep world culture and history in focus.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How a Queen Anne Condo Expanded into the Space Next Door

The renovation presented puzzle-like difficulties, but that was just an opportunity for an architect to get creative.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

Artist Interview

Jono Vaughan Talks TEDxSeattle

The artist and activist discusses her ongoing Project 42—which memorializes murdered transgender individuals.

11/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season (Extended)

Freakout Festival Hits Ballard with an Excellent Lineup

The indie fest is back with what might be its strongest lineup yet.

11/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

4 Distracting Things to Do on Election Night

Plenty want to fixate on the results, but for those who want a moment of solace, here are some options.

11/06/2018 By Stefan Milne

Arts Notice

Walk Among Doodles and Watery Tapestries at Two New Exhibits

Annie Morris’s New Work and Carolina Caycedo’s Water Portraits bring different takes on immersion.

11/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

7 Shows to See at November Art Walk

From contemporary dance to Georges Rouault.

10/31/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

A Bright Room Called Day Is Aggressively Timely

The Williams Project's new production of Tony Kushner’s play belabors parallels between 1930s Berlin and now.

10/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 26–28

An all-youth film festival, a play about 1930s Berlin, and an exceptional a cappella singer.

10/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Mountain Music

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival Just Announced Next Year’s Lineup

The Leavenworth fest leans heavily local—and excellent.

10/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Amy Schumer Announces Paramount Show

The comedian comes to Seattle in November.

10/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 19–21

Gruff Rhys plays Barboza, Scarecrow Video turns 30, and Indian royal art lands at SAM.

10/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This November

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

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle November 2018

Danez Smith brings vital poetry, Rouault knows the darkness, and Susan Orlean reads about libraries at, well, the library.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Symphony Du Soleil

Mateo Messina’s Symphonies Are Wild for a Good Cause

For 20 years the composer has put on concerts at Benaroya Hall to support Seattle Children's Hospital.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Kitchen Kind

Why Seattle Kitchens Are Different

Militant abuse has long been an accepted part of professional cooking. But here, that’s increasingly not the case.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne