Fiendish Conversation

Jen Kirkman Talks Trump, Mental Health, and Overthinking Comedy

The comedian, writer, and podcast host stops by Seattle this week on her All New Material Girl tour.

09/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Fiendish Conversation

SassyBlack Is More Than a Throwback

In her new record, "New Black Swing," the prolific Seattle musician steps away from the mysticism of Sun Ra and into the pop songwriting of New Edition and TLC.

06/21/2017 By Darren Davis

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Daniel Carrillo

The Seattle photographer captures the essence of other local artists with the daguerreotypes of 'Studio Visit.'

04/04/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Cirque du Soleil's Kelly McDonald

The Seattle native returns home to show off her acrobatic artistry in Cirque du Soleil's Mexican-themed 'Luzia.'

03/29/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Ann Wilson of Heart

The rock and roll legend preps for a homecoming solo show at the Moore.

03/07/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Dude York's Peter Richards

The Seattle indie rock trio looks to live up to its self-proclaimed title of "America's band" with the release of 'Sincerely.'

02/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sisters

The Seattle pop band breaks open the bubbly to celebrate the release of its debut LP, 'Drink Champagne.'

02/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Music Exchange Project's Angelo Rondello

The founder, director, and pianist for the new worldly music exchange program discusses the state of Seattle classical music.

02/02/2017 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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Kate Wisniewski

The Upstart Crow Collective co-founder and actress discusses the creation of 'Bring Down the House,' Seattle Shakespeare's all-female version of 'Henry VI.'

01/26/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jim Woodring

The artist and cartoonist shares of his latest collection of oversized surreal imagery at Frye Art Museum.

01/19/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Shane "Swerve" Strickland

The indie pro wrestler (known as Killshot on 'Lucha Underground') and Tacoma native returns home to face Cody Rhodes at Washington Hall's DEFY1 Legacy.

01/11/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Holiday Dread

David Bazan Is Dreaming of a Dark Christmas

The singer-songwriter explores the beautiful sorrow of the season on 'Dark Sacred Night' and attempts to cope with the Christian right in the age of Trump.

12/15/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Luke Burbank

The host of 'Live Wire Radio' discusses the upcoming taping at the Neptune Theatre and growing up on Seattle radio.

12/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Laura Kaminsky

The former Cornish music chair teams up with Seattle Opera to bring the transgender opera 'As One' to Washington Hall.

11/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sam Akina and Jules Jones

How a pair of Seattle screenwriters became a Polish sensation with their hit romantic comedy 'Planet Single.'

10/12/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Frye Art Museum's Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker

The departing director of the Frye discusses her tenure and the state of art in Seattle.

09/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Comedian Quincy Jones

The Seattle native hasn't let a terminal cancer diagnosis stifle the laughs or stop him having a career year.

09/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with SketchFest's Randall Cleveland

The festival's new artistic director discusses "Comedy Christmas" and why the Seattle's sketch scene is "the quietest explosion you’ve never seen."

09/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Courtney Marie Andrews

The singer-songwriter discusses the atypical path that led her to 'Honest Life.'

09/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld