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.

Monthly Planner

10 Seattle Events to Catch This June

Our conductor says farewell, Tacocat’s back, and Hannah Gadsby follows up Nanette.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Loving Death

Jane Wong’s Work Brightly Haunts the Frye

The poet’s new museum exhibition invites you to the table to engage physically with history and its ghosts.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

Rejuvenating Work-Arounds Brighten a Magnolia Kitchen

Designer Allison Lind updates a kitchen—new paint, selective cabinetry—without gutting it.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Mr. Beanless

Is Coffeeless Coffee the Next Impossible Burger?

The founders of Atomo have created a purportedly more sustainable coffee—in a lab, without using a single bean.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

11 Songs for Sunny Seattle Days

Our localish list of tracks released in the last year.

05/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Localish Lit

Riots I Have Known Is a Deeply Funny Prison Book

Ryan Chapman's smart, freewheeling first novel sends up both prison and literary life.

05/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 16–21

This week three movies with Seattle connections hit the festival: 'Sword of Trust,' 'Good Kisser,' and 'Frances Ferguson.'

05/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lit Life

Seattle Arts and Lectures' New Schedule Is Here

Patti Smith! Malcolm Gladwell! Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey! Ta-Nehisi Coates!

05/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Sounds to the North

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival Returns This Week

Wolf Parade, Travis Thompson, and the Coathangers come to Everett for the festival’s sixth year.

05/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Live Journalism

The Pop-Up Magazine Spring Issue Comes to Town

The performed publication takes the stage at Benaroya Hall on May 15.

05/09/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hopped Up

11 Essential Seattle Beer Week Events

The 11-day festival kicks off May 9. Here's a day-by-day guide to our picks.

05/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Movie Review

What Is the Point of Netflix’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile?

Yeah, casting Zac Efron as Ted Bundy is silly. But there are deeper problems.

05/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Shows to See at May Art Walk

A revered Seattle artist, some drawings of hallucinatory color, and Mount Analogue’s final show.

05/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Cinema Paradiso

The 2019 Seattle International Film Festival Schedule Is Here

410 films. 86 countries. 25 days. Get to it.

05/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

Album Review

Tacocat’s This Mess Is a Place Is Polished Work from a Local Gem

The Seattle quartet’s new album arrives Friday and is streaming now on NPR.

04/30/2019 By Stefan Milne

Better Living Through Poetry

All Its Charms May Be This Year’s Big-Deal Local Poetry Book

Keetje Kuipers’s third collection is a precise and elegant look at motherhood, love, and what it means to live.

04/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Laugh & Cry

Meet Burl Dirkman, Brett Hamil’s Utterly Earnest Comedy Character

The host of the new podcast Burl's Worlds of Wonderment wants to teach you about the healing powers of babies.

04/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

On the Big Screen

6 Dark Cinematic Takes on Washington State Ferries

Charting Hollywood’s increasingly grim interpretations of our beloved vessels.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

Mike Kunnen Gives Seattle a View of the Past

The Magnolia craftsman uses traditional window-making techniques to restore timelessness to classic houses.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne Photography by Will Austin

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This May

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

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne