Stand Up

Check It Out: Hari Kondabolu Is All Over Western Washington for the Next Week

The Brooklyn-based comedian has deep Seattle ties. Over the next couple weeks he’ll perform standup, tape podcasts, and release a Neptune-shot Netflix special.

04/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work April 23–27

Madeline Albright talks fascism, a Sub Pop up-and-comer rolls in to town, and Pocket Theater riffs on Call Me by Your Name.

04/23/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Scene

The Biggest Comedy Club You (Probably) Haven't Heard Of

Dave and Angela Dennison own Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, one of the only old-school stand-up venues in the city. You may not know them, but you know the big name they booked this month.

03/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Fiendish Conversation

Jen Kirkman Talks Trump, Mental Health, and Overthinking Comedy

The comedian, writer, and podcast host stops by Seattle this week on her All New Material Girl tour.

09/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

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

Chris Rock’s return to stand-up, a modern take on ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ and Antarctica in Seattle.

08/31/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

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

Take scissors to art in Cut Up/Cut Out, feel lovesick over a Jane Austen musical, and dance with dragons in the International District.

06/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

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

Game on at the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show, catch three Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres, and spend some time alone with Chastity Belt.

05/31/2017 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

Film

Seattle International Film Festival 2017 Opens with 'The Big Sick'

The Judd Apatow–produced comedy tells the real story of Kumail Nanjiani ('Silicon Valley') falling for his wife as she was falling ill.

04/10/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Ali Wong offers a comedic edge, Japandroids returns to rock, and Kelsey Plum leads the Huskies into the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.

02/27/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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

Festival Season

Frank Ocean and Chance the Rapper Headline Sasquatch! 2017

The Memorial Day excursion at the Gorge also features Twenty One Pilots, the Head and the Heart, MGMT, and the Shins.

01/23/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Year in Review

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2016

A look back at our favorite cultural moments of the year.

12/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hidden Seattle

Secret Shows, Underground Comedy, and Undiscovered Talent in Seattle

Hidden performances and hidden history lessons are worth the hunt.

11/16/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Figure out what’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld at the Paramount, finally see Soundgarden–Pearl Jam supergroup Temple of the Dog play live, and watch Seattle Rep stage a modern royal satire.

10/25/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Comedian Quincy Jones

The Seattle native hasn't let a terminal cancer diagnosis stifle the laughs or stop him having a career year.

09/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with SketchFest's Randall Cleveland

The festival's new artistic director discusses "Comedy Christmas" and why the Seattle's sketch scene is "the quietest explosion you’ve never seen."

09/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How Jon Stewart, 'Beakman's World,' and 'BoJack Horseman' Shaped 'Adam Ruins Everything'

Adam Conover discusses the pop culture influences on his comedic fact-checking truTV show before its live tour stops in Seattle.

09/09/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fall Arts!

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: Fall 2016

A season’s worth of must-see events for every personality type.

09/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

The Monkees find new life, Seattle Symphony kicks off the new season with Joyce DiDonato, and Gad Elmaleh tries his hand at English standup comedy.

08/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld