Michael Pollan Preaches to the Choir

A Q&A with the food chain chronicler who speaks in Seattle in May.

04/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Classical Review

The Sounds of Spring: 'Apollo e Dafne'

Pacific MusicWorks reinvigorates Handel's 18th-century cantata.

04/10/2013 By Sheila Farr

Classical & More

Seattle Symphony Announces 2013–14 Season

Virtuoso pianist Lang Lang joins for opening night; Sir Mix-a-Lot guests for Sonic Evolution.

01/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Brandi Carlile

Don't tell this singer-songwriter that the Northwest can't be country.

11/19/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fall Arts Preview

Star Anna Makes Her Benaroya Hall Debut

It's a not-so-average night at the symphony with the local rocker and music inspired by Alice in Chains, Yes, and Blue Scholars.

10/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

St. Vincent + David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright Coming in October

A killer collaboration and a cultured Canuck.

06/25/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld


Remembering Jack Benaroya

The Seattle philanthropist and developer has died at age 90.

05/11/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical & More

Video: Renée Fleming on How to Be a Diva

The world-class soprano visits Seattle this weekend. As a warmup, watch her give vocal tips to a nervous-looking college student.

03/14/2012 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

Coming in June: Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band

Dr. House is now a piano man—see him at Benaroya Hall.

01/23/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical and More

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Joshua Bell

The famed violinist is playing here next week. And he’s jealous of the Seahawks.

01/03/2012 By Allison Williams

Ticket Alert

Hear David Sedaris Read from His Diary at Benaroya Hall

Tickets are on sale now.

12/01/2011 By Allie Oosta

Classical & More

The Sonic Evolution of Seattle Symphony

What’s that we hear? Chamber pop?

10/19/2011 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Quote Unquote: Joyce Carol Oates

The literary luminary talks about A Widow’s Story, her writing life, and cat urine.

04/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Tracy Kidder Visits Benaroya Hall

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author knows what he’s talking about.

03/02/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

V-Day Outings

5 Ways to Keep Busy on Valentine’s Day

There’s the obvious way, but we’re talking about going out on the town.

02/08/2011 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

On Sale May 10: Ira Glass Tickets

Host of This American Life comes to Benaroya on August 21; tickets on sale Monday.

05/06/2010 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Scene

A Night with Patti Smith

Rocker leads a cappella sing-along of "Because the Night" at Benaroya.

01/26/2010 By Laura Dannen