Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

Celebrate Repeal Day at Fast Penny Spirits, attend a virtual panel through Elliott Bay Book Company—the best events in Seattle, updated weekly.

12/02/2021 By Malia Alexander and Seattle Met Staff

Live, From New York...

At Last, a Saturday Night Live Performance for Brandi Carlile

The singer-songwriter performing on the comedy show has a new album, In These Silent Days, coming out October 1. Apparently she's also a Ted Lasso Fan.

09/23/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Drawn Out

11 Essential Seattle Graphic Novels and Comics

Gary Larson, G. Willow Wilson, Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Peter Bagge, Simon Hanselmann—the city’s a cartoon haven, from classic funny comics to horror.

08/06/2021 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 8–10

School bus improv, a Tolkien deep dive, and blockbusters at Benaroya.

11/08/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 14–17

A comedy quartet with a penchant for experimenting, Shakespeare's last masterpiece, and a Seattle brewery's 30th birthday.

10/14/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Season Preview

14 Seattle Events to Catch This Spring

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix in March, April, and May.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Big Names

The Top Things to Do in Seattle Spring 2019

The Stones roll into town, Brandi Carlile follows her Grammy wins with an intimate show, and JB Smoove keeps you deftly amused.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Newsmakers

Perfect Party March 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 17–20

A meta piece on the entertainment industry, a classical pair, and a panel for comic lovers.

12/17/2018 By Aly Brady

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This December

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

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Superhero Tears

Zanadu Comics Is Closing Its Doors

Sales simply weren't keeping up with rising downtown rent for this 42-year-old comic shop.

11/15/2017 By Manola Secaira

Lexicon Devils

Harsh Realm: The Greatest Prank Seattle Ever Pulled on New York

Twenty-five years ago the national media, obsessed with Seattle's music scene, came calling. The right person picked up the phone.

11/13/2017 By James Ross Gardner Illustrations by Peter Bagge

100 Best Shops

Golden Age Collectibles Might Be the Oldest Comic Store in the World

At 19, Rod Dyke bought a comic book store in Pike Place Market. Today, it’s thought to be the oldest in business.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jim Woodring

The artist and cartoonist shares of his latest collection of oversized surreal imagery at Frye Art Museum.

01/19/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Uniquely Northwest

The 4 Kinds of Washington Beach Days

Illustrations by the Brave Union

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Questions Answered

Gary Groth Is a Hometown Antihero

The Fantagraphics founder explains how he brought his comic book company back from the brink—and why San Diego Comic-Con Sucks.

06/21/2016 By Jessica Voelker

I'm New Here

A Miller, a Madame, and the Birth of Seattle

It’s kind of a cute story.

08/20/2015 By Matthew Halverson Illustrations by Joseph Laney

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Hand Comic Release Party

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/12/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

Transit Movie Night and Build a Better Block

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

June Against Doom Weekend Protest Kickoff; Saturday Sawant Rally

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/05/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh