Local Letters

E.J. Koh’s The Magical Language of Others Parses Intergenerational Hurt and Healing

The local poet’s new memoir translates and responds to letters her mother sent her from Korea.

01/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

A Perfect Party with a Star Soccer Coach and a Teenaged Climate Activist

Plus, the Pulitzer winner, museum trailblazer, and patient turned medical director who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This January

A neo-soul upstart plays the Showbox, Cinderella's (ballet) slippers fit, and EJ Koh debuts her magical epistolary memoir.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 9–12

Viking comedy in Ballard, holiday shopping opportunities, and a Seattle journalist who empowered marginalized communities.

12/09/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 11–14

A student's call for change in Seattle schools, a not-so-average Thanksgiving play, and a seasonal dinner at Mkt.

11/11/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Nicole Pasia

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This November

The Godmother of Rock and Roll gets a musical, the Henry makes the invisible seen, and a sitar goes electric.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Blessed Be the Fruit

Elliott Bay Book Co. Is Throwing a Midnight Party for The Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

To celebrate the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated new novel, 'The Testaments,' the bookstore will host a raffle, trivia, and prizes Monday night.

09/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This August

SAM parties in the park, George Clinton embarks on his final tour, and 'Rigoletto' kicks off the opera season.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This August

Two jazz luminaries unite, this Thing hits Port Townsend, and half of SNL’s Weekend Update comes to the Triple Door.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This July

Eddie Izzard continues his polyglot globe trot, Priests bring the other Washington's punk, and Joan Didion's memoir is a one-woman show.

06/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work May 13–16

A pianist goes environmental, a singer examines music video eroticism, and Seattle Symphony plays Pixar.

05/13/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 29–May 2

A lawyer’s take on Lizzie Borden, an indigenous fashion show, and a nostalgic concert at the Crocodile.

04/29/2019 By Lily Hansen

Book It

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Lands This Weekend

And its Passport Challenge—which snags you a 25 percent yearlong discount—is even bigger.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 12–14

A one-man history show, an exceedingly local dance performance in an art museum, and a look into how we hear.

04/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 5–7

Fraternal sounds hit Chop Suey, a major novelist completes her trilogy, and drag queens mock an epically bad movie.

04/05/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work March 11–14

A study in social mobility, some gothic blues, and two modern fairy tales.

03/11/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 11–13

A memoir for working mothers, political poetry, and a one-man show.

02/11/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 28–31

A fiction debut, an argument for flip phones, and a live adventure podcast.

01/28/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 25–27

Your true crime fix at the Neptune, a sophisticated, emo outfit, and a century-old play.

01/24/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 7–10

Kat Edmonson brings vintage jazz pop, two local writers talk about their new books, and Bergman movies come to SAM.

01/07/2019 By Stefan Milne