Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 8–11

An antiques enthusiast talks Prohibition in the PNW, Addo transforms into a fish and chips dive, and SAM celebrates summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

07/08/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Localish Lit

Riots I Have Known Is a Deeply Funny Prison Book

Ryan Chapman's smart, freewheeling first novel sends up both prison and literary life.

05/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 16–18

Lo-fi friends, a Port Townsend author, and a tropical obstacle course.

11/15/2018 By Gwen Hughes

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 20–23

2001 in IMAX, free screenprinting, and one of the Band of Horses goes solo.

08/20/2018 By Landon Groves

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 30–August 2

One of the biggest sports corruption stories of all time, a Seattle Art Fair after-party, and a boozy poetry reading.

07/30/2018 By Landon Groves

Readings and Talks

Novelist Ayobami Adebayo Kicks Off Her First U.S. Tour in Seattle

The author of Stay With Me—one of last summer’s major books—finished her first novel on Whidbey Island.

07/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 20–26

Chuck Klosterman speculates what the future will think we're getting wrong, Burke Museum explores the North Cascades, and Dan Levy records his standup special for free.

06/20/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld


PubliCalendar: Seattle's Very Own Gang of Four

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/22/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: 'The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition'

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/01/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: The Alliance For Justice Screens 'Lost in the Fine Print'

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/30/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Must Haves

The Met Set: Valentine's Day Edition

The Shop Talk team assembles their most amorous gift picks for February.

02/10/2015 By Seattle Met Staff


PubliCalendar: Get to Know the 37th District

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/12/2015 By Darren Davis

Required Reading

Diane von Furstenberg Appearance at Elliott Bay Books

The style icon makes a Seattle stop to talk about her just-released memoir.

11/10/2014 By Amanda Zurita


PubliCalendar: Feminism, a Former President, and Biking for a Month

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/31/2014 By Genie Leslie

Smart Style

Let's Talk about Fashion(-y)

Join British journalist Helen Jennings, local designer Emeka Alams, curator Erika Dalya Massaquoi, and Laura Cassidy at Elliott Bay Books for a conversation about innovating, creating, and looking mad fly in a slightly off-the-radar locale.

08/19/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Wherefore Art Thou, Han Solo?

William Shakespeare's Star Wars

Oh yes. It exists.

07/17/2013 By Laura Dannen

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 12–18

Celebrate 6,000 days of Tini Bigs, party with brewers or distillers, or benefit from local chefs' head-to-head barbecue battle.

06/10/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Books & Talks

Vampires Are Out, Werewolves Are In

In his gripping new novel Red Moon, Benjamin Percy crafts a political thriller with terrorist werewolves.

05/09/2013 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Sherman Alexie's Midnight Madness Sale

The Seattle scribe visits Elliott Bay Book Co tonight for a rare late-night reading and book release party.

10/01/2012 By Seattle Met Staff