Required Reading

Book Launch: The Imperfect Perfectionist at the Seattle Tennis Club

Four local ladies pen a guide to finding balance and happiness no matter the season.

04/16/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Feature

20 Books Every Seattleite Should Read

Twenty books with ties to the region—some explicit, some not—that make the case that Seattle is one of the world’s great literary cities.

04/01/2015 By Ryan Boudinot

City of Literature

“If You Could Make Seattleites Read One Book, What Would It Be?”

We asked six local writers to each nail down one must-read book for city dwellers.

03/24/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Small Press, Big Party

5 Essential Events at APRIL Festival 2015

The Seattle small press festival is back in a big way: a storytelling brawl, ghosts of avant-garde expats, and lots and lots of books

03/18/2015 By Darren Davis

Go See

1900 Showcases Adornment for the Home and Body

The Frye Art Museum complements its permanent collection with furnishings and decorative objects from the Edwardian era.

03/13/2015 By Jeremy Buben

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PubliCalendar: Breaking Down LGBT Inequities

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03/04/2015 By Darren Davis and Atoosa Moinzadeh

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: February 23–March 1

A belated symphonic celebration of the Chinese New Year and writing on (and about) the Metro: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

02/23/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Real Congressmen Don't Look Like Kevin Spacey

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02/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: An American Reckoning

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02/16/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Celebrate Your Neighbor on V-Day (But Not in THAT Way)

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02/13/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: The Character of Seattle in Literature

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02/12/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Historical Lessons

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02/11/2015 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: February 9–15

Poets and playwrights battle it out, plus a little bit of banjo: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

02/09/2015 By Darren Davis

Quiz

QUIZ: Should You See Fifty Shades of Grey?

The big-screen adaptation of the Seattle-set novel that sold more than 100 million copies (and made BDSM a household acronym) hits theaters February 13. We’ll help you decide whether to be there opening night.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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PubliCalendar: What Causes Runaway Inequality?

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01/30/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: An Insider's Take on Iran

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01/28/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: What's the Deal with the District 1 City Council Seat?

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01/27/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Why South Lake Union Isn't All Bezos

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01/21/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Putting a Price on Carbon

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01/15/2015 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Hear From an Energy Expert

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01/14/2015 By Darren Davis