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.

Lauded Locals

Dave Matthews Band and Soundgarden Nab Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominations

And for Dave that might actually mean something.

10/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

3 Local Albums to Listen to This October

New releases from Lisa Prank, Lemolo, and Great Grandpa.

10/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Earshot Jazz Festival Is Stacked with Talent This Year

The annual month of jazz brings in local and national luminaries.

10/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Art Shows to See in Seattle This October

From a femme glassblower show to a new gallery's group exhibition.

10/03/2019 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

J. Rinehart Gallery Arrives in Pioneer Square

The new art gallery displays an eclectic mix of local artists, all devoted to process.

10/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Billie Eilish Announces Tacoma Dome Show

The pop wunderkind hits the arena in April.

09/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Review

The Frye’s Arbus Bonus Explodes How We See Diane Arbus

The show surveys Arbus’s extensive magazine work, as well as reproductions and appropriations of it.

09/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Side Bar

Erik Hakkinen’s Roquette Tempers the Tropics

The Belltown cocktail den balances cognac cocktails with moody flourishes.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Sacred Spaces

Do Churches Need More Support to Help the Homeless?

Seattle congregations provide sweeping services to those in need, but for some the stress is piling up.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Genius Loves Company

Perfume Genius and Kate Wallich Join Forces in The Sun Still Burns Here

The dance piece, a collaboration between the indie band and choreographer, sees its world premiere at the Moore Theatre.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

11 Seattle Events to Catch This October

Big Thief touches down with an intergalactic album, 'Dracula' gets a new adaptation, and femme glass artists take over CoCA.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This October

Patti Smith has a new memoir, Italian art emphasizes the body, and Nick Kroll takes the stage.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

(Micro)soft News

Netflix’s Inside Bill’s Brain Doesn’t Bother Digging Deep

The new three-part documentary suffers from a rosy look at Bill Gates.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Film Reviews

Here You Go: 6 Movies from Local Sightings Film Festival, Reviewed

Five documentaries—and one long-lost local classic—are coming to Northwest Film Forum.

09/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Better Living Through Poetry

Three Poetry Books from Local Presses Made the National Book Awards Longlist

Jericho Brown's 'The Tradition,' Arthur Sze's 'Sight Lines,' and Mary Ruefle's 'Dunce' are all up for the honor.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Bone Up

The Coolest Thing About the New Burke Isn't the Huge Mastodon

But that's pretty cool, too.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 16–19

Fleabag returns to the stage, Town Hall merges art and poetry in an autoimmune benefit, and a 17th century painter takes her rapist to trial.

09/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings, Lily Hansen, and Stefan Milne

Hear Here

3 Local Albums to Listen to This September

New releases from SassyBlack, Chastity Belt, and Somesurprises drop soon.

09/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Is God Is Offers a New Take on the Revenge Plot

Washington Ensemble Theatre kicks off its season with a brutal and allusive play.

09/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 6–8

A 704-page investigation of the Koch brothers, a rosé season adieu, and Death Cab at Marymoor.

09/06/2019 By Stefan Milne and Courtney Cummings