Interview

Emily Nussbaum and the Art of Analyzing Television

Talking about writing about watching with 'The New Yorker' TV critic before she visits town for Seattle Arts and Lectures 'Women You Need to Know' series.

05/01/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: May 2017

Museum of Flight focuses on the Space Race, Eugene Mirman peddles his delightful absurdity, and Seattle Shakespeare infuses the Bard with jazz.

04/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2017

Alec Baldwin brings his memoir to town, Sera Cahoone and the Maldives celebrate new albums, and Seattle Symphony musically explores Andy Warhol.

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

From Page to Stage

'Pop-Up Magazine' Goes Live at Town Hall

The traveling multimedia event brings together authors, visual artists, podcasters, musicians and reporters to capture the essence of a general interest magazine live on stage.

03/07/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: February 2017

‘Let the Right One In’ aims for the jugular, Dude York packs a pop rock punch, and Sarah Silverman goes as blue as she wants.

01/30/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hot Take

Book Clubbers

In honor of the Rat City Rollergirls and Seattle Arts and Lectures, we've built an all-star roller derby team of female authors.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: January 2017

Seattle Symphony remembers David Bowie a year after the pop icon’s death, Seattle Rep’s Woody Guthrie musical and Spectrum Dance fight the system, Jim Woodring creates surreal illustrations with gigantic implements.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Luke Burbank

The host of 'Live Wire Radio' discusses the upcoming taping at the Neptune Theatre and growing up on Seattle radio.

12/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Get Lit

Seattle Lit Crawl 2016 Guide

The fifth-annual bar crawl with books promises an expanded lineup featuring a little something for everyone.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis

Ticket Alerts

The Minds Behind 'Serial' Bring Bingeable Journalism to Seattle

Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder give a behind the scenes look at their process when they travel to the Paramount Theatre next March.

09/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2016

Nick Offerman takes us inside his wood shop, Mario Batali whets our appetites, and Nosferatu delivers Halloween frights.

09/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Quote Unquote

“I Want to Take a Risk and Make It Crazy and Hope It Holds Together”

Maria Semple won’t hold your hand through her latest book, ‘Today Will Be Different.’

09/19/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Books & Talks

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Coming to Ruin Your Favorite Movies

When he isn’t busy heading the Hayden Planetarium or hosting StarTalk and Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson transforms into his diabolical alter ego—Hollywood’s Wet Blanket.

08/22/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcement

Get Excited About SAL's 2016–17 Lineup

Actor Bryan Cranston and renowned artist Marina Abramović anchor an impressive lineup of readings and conversations at Seattle Arts and Lectures.

08/12/2016 By Darren Davis

Questions Answered

Judy Willman, Daughter of a Boy in the Boat

The Olympic rower's daughter reflects on golden memories.

07/18/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Ticket Alerts

Blast Off into a Cinematic Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson

America's favorite astrophysicist heads to the Paramount to explain what Hollywood gets right and wrong about space.

05/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Questions Answered

Lesley Hazleton Is No Fence-Sitter

The Seattle author makes a spirited defense of agnosticism and orgasms.

03/28/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Independent Lit

APRIL Fest Turns 5

The fifth annual small press festival promises a "literary buffet."

03/15/2016 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

Seattle Spring Arts Guide 2016

From SIFF to Sasquatch!, here's your guide to the season's hottest tickets in Seattle.

03/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld