Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 6–8

Frida fans, high-summer photosynthesis, and dive bar survival.

07/06/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2018

Get your fix of open-air cinema while weather permits.

06/12/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Virtual Virtues

I Went to the SIFF VR Zone

Organizers turned the former BCBG store into mini virtual reality film fest.

05/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Blessed Unions

9 Movie Theaters Serving Booze

Because sometimes you need a cocktail to make that romantic comedy go down smoother.

05/07/2018 By Jaime Archer

Culinary Cinema

SIFF Lines Up Food and Drink Films for the Coming Festival

An ode to the scotch whisky industry. A Bavarian barman visits the most prestigious bars in the world. A look into the universe of Michelin stars. The annual...

03/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

Shady in Seattle

The Final Installment of the Fifty Shades Trilogy Hits Theaters This Month

Time to toast Seattle’s most surprising cultural cameo.

01/25/2018 By Darren Davis

Good Bad Movies

James Franco's The Disaster Artist Is Screening in Seattle

You've seen 'The Room.' Now it's time to see the making of 'The Room.'

11/25/2017 By Alison Klein

Fiendish Conversation

Molly Sides on 'Danger Diva,' Being Covered in Fake Blood, and How She's Not Always an Extrovert

The voice of Thunderpussy pulls back the curtain on the Seattle-filmed sci-fi musical, which screens at the Northwest Film Forum this weekend.

09/27/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Collabs

Celebrate Emerging Women Filmmakers at the Future of Film Is Feminist Festival

Three major arts nonprofits join forces this week to showcase films by female-identifying artists.

07/12/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Summer In The City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2017

Bust out the lawn chairs and curl up with a blanket for some cinema under the stars.

06/09/2017 By Liz Weber

Ticket Alerts

The Seattle International Film Festival 2017 Lineup Has Arrived

With 400 films on the docket, you'll need time to plan out your fest before grabbing tickets.

05/03/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

See Val Kilmer as Mark Twain This Thursday Because Life Is Short

The veteran actor rolls into town with a filmed version of 'Citizen Twain,' the one-man show in which Val Kilmer is Mark Twain. What else do you need to know?

05/02/2017 By Darren Davis

Film

Seattle International Film Festival 2017 Opens with 'The Big Sick'

The Judd Apatow–produced comedy tells the real story of Kumail Nanjiani ('Silicon Valley') falling for his wife as she was falling ill.

04/10/2017 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

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: March 2017

Ali Wong offers a comedic edge, Japandroids returns to rock, and Kelsey Plum leads the Huskies into the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.

02/27/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

Washington Film Has One Last Chance to Save Itself

With a major tax credit about to expire, the industry has its back against the wall.

01/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

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

Sound Off

Make Batman Fun Again

The case for reshooting ‘Justice League’ with a livelier (and locally connected) Batman.

10/21/2016 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

Met Picks

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

Nick Offerman takes us inside his wood shop, Mario Batali whets our appetites, and Nosferatu delivers Halloween frights.

09/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld