BABY TALK

The Small Human Festival Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

The new theater festival is predicated on the idea that babies might dig abstract art just as much as adults.

9:45am By Stefan Milne

ARTS PREVIEW

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This Spring

Nikki Glaser talks sex, Spectrum Dance Theater tackles race and climate change, and Bill Nye erupts onto the scene.

9:00am By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 21–23

MoPOP celebrates Black comedy, Seattleites take a Polar Plunge, and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong bend genres.

02/21/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Arts Notice

Drama Tops, This Is for You Grapples With Masculinity

Local choreographer Elby Brosch explores male goodness and toxicity in his new piece. Think that sounds super serious? It’s co-directed by BenDeLaCreme.

01/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Staying Active

7 Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids in Motion

Exercise doesn’t need to be football or laps around the track.

11/26/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Quote Unquote

The Seahawks Dancers Have a Whole New Groove

“If you’re nervous about something, that just means that in your heart, you care about it.”

10/22/2019 By Allison Williams

Ballet Review

Bathe in the Beauty of The Sleeping Beauty

Prepare for some major pageantry in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s performance of the Tchaikovsky classic.

02/05/2019 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 5–8

A concert tracking the slave trade through music, a study in Seattle’s evolving landscape, and a dance show for the 80s kids.

11/05/2018 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 2–5

An essayist gets lyrical about desire and NASA, Bollywood takes on America, and ghosts can dance.

07/02/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work May 14–17

This year's Seattle Reads author joins the discussion, even ballet loves Bowie, and concerts aren't just for the weekend.

05/14/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 30–May 4

Podcasting in person at SAM, a cartoonist tackles bipolarism, and epidemic survivors remembered through dance.

04/30/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Dark Horse Dancer

After Years Orbiting the Spotlight, Choreographer Kim Lusk Prepares for Her First Full-Length Show

“When she’s creating a performance, she knows it’s completed by and with the people watching.”

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Local Legends

After 22 Years, Carrie Imler Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

Days before her final performance, the longest-tenured principal dancer at PNB reflects on her storied career and what it means to retire so young.

06/07/2017 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: 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