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

Social Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Takes Its 'Shot'

The company's latest piece confronts police shooting unarmed black people. Plus, a conversation about resistance with artistic director Donald Byrd.

01/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Is Resisting Too—Artfully

The three works of the 2017 Spectrum season don’t pull any punches when it comes to hot-button issues.

01/19/2017 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

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

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

Dance

Tools of the Trade: Madboots' Blue Rose Petals

Thousands of flowers bring the New York collective's piece in the Whim W'Him Choregoraphic Shindig to life.

09/08/2016 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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Kate Wallich

The standout modern choreographer and dancer discusses how Seattle's tech boom positively influenced her new work 'Industrial Ballet.'

03/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Bill Evans

A pioneer of the Seattle modern dance scene returns to celebrate his 75th birthday with solo performances.

02/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Seattle Symphony rocks Led Zeppelin, Fabrice Monteiro snaps socially impactful photos, and Bill Evans keeps dancing at 75.

01/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Lily Verlaine

The cocreator of 'Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker' discusses the show's origins and 10th anniversary.

12/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

A Tough Nut to Crack

After 31 years, Pacific Northwest Ballet is finally staging a new Nutcracker. Here’s what you need to know.

11/23/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Jinkx Monsoon gets naughty (not nice), Lemolo delivers more dream soundscapes, and the Seahawks look to continue dominating the 49ers.

10/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with KT Niehoff

The choreographer discusses restaging an evolved version of the wild 'A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light' for ACT Theatre's 50th anniversary.

10/23/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with UW Dance's Jennifer Salk

The director of the UW Dance department discusses the program's 50th anniversary and its 'Opening Doors' celebratory events.

10/13/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Jonathan Franzen searches for Purity in the Internet age, and Seattle Symphony and Pacific Northwest Ballet begin their new seasons in style

08/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

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

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

Carla Körbes Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

The star dancer discusses what led to her early retirement, her favorite ballets, and disconnecting from the real world while on stage.

06/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld