Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jet City Improv's Andrew McMasters

The cofounder of Jet City discusses manic fun of the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (which he also cofounded).

02/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Love, Love Will Take Us to Art

Valentine's Day Events Guide 2015

A few specialized options to entertain your Valentines.

02/11/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld and Claire Meyer

Ticket Alert

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Bring Their Raunchy Road Show to Town

Plus, Sufjan Stevens adds a second show at the Paramount Theatre.

02/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Sasquatch! Festival 2015 Lineup Features Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant, and Modest Mouse

The Decemberists, Lana Del Rey, Ryan Adams, Of Monsters and Men, and St. Vincent also highlight the Memorial Day weekend offerings.

02/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: February 2015

Sherman Alexie helps SAL celebrate, Cinderella dances onto the Paramount stage, and spontaneity reigns at the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater.

02/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Weird Al Yankovic Brings 'Mandatory Fun' to the Fair

I mean, "mandatory" is right there in the title, so you kind of have to go.

01/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Get Through the Grind

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Bill Gates on 'Nerdist,' the Sonics, and the NFL Is the Worst

A burst of pop culture to help you start the week

01/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: January 19–25

A performance with aluminum dinosaurs, hypnotic post-rock, and socially motivated standup: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

01/19/2015 By Darren Davis

Comedy

W. Kamau Bell To Record Standup Album at Langston Hughes

The former 'Totally Biased' host will perform two shows for his upcoming record on Kill Rock Stars.

01/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Comedy Chats

Patton Oswalt Discusses His Movie Addiction and Twitter Break

The comedian visits Seattle and Tacoma with his new book 'Silver Screen Fiend' and fresh standup.

01/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Books & Talks

Patton Oswalt Comes to Seattle

Patton Oswalt comes to town with new standup and his second book, 'Silver Screen Fiend.'

01/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: January 2015

Twelfth Avenue Arts opens its theatrical doors, Seahawks photos become fine art, and the Force is strong with the Star Wars costumes at EMP.

01/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Passing Through

W. Kamau Bell Q & A

Socially aware comedian W. Kamau Bell is coming to wake you up. (And make you laugh.)

01/01/2015 By Ariana Dawes

A Look Back

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2014

A year's worth of highlights, oddities, and sad goodbyes

12/30/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Passing Through

Mike Birbiglia Comes to Seattle for New Year's

Comedian Mike Birbiglia preps for New Year’s Eve at the Moore and his part in the new season of 'Orange Is the New Black.'

12/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

'Tis the Season

Christmas and Holiday Event Guide 2014

A roundup of the city's festive concerts, theater, dance, and more.

11/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Comedy

Tig Notaro Performed Topless a Week Before Her Seattle Show

The low-key standup and cancer survivor caused a buzz at the New York Comedy Festival.

11/10/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: November 10–16

An indie comics festival, the Postal Service on the big screen, and a concert at St. Mark's Cathedral: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

11/10/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld and Darren Davis

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle International Comedy Competition's Ron Reid

As SICC enters it's 35th year, the event's producer discusses selections, past winner Mitch Hedberg, and more.

11/05/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: November 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre visits with ‘King Lear,’ poet Matthea Harvey reads at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and more of the month’s best bets.

11/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld