Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do March 29–31

A strange take on Twin Peaks tunes, electro-indie at Barboza, and poet pals share personal emails at Hugo House.

03/29/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work March 25–28

Provocative rap at Showbox, tipsy history at Brouwer's, and lawyer-poets at Hugo House.

03/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 18–21

A local poetry debut, a festival for improvisers, and two feminist memoirs.

02/18/2019 By Aly Brady

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 18–20

A heartfelt anime with rave reviews, a Tom Jones–take on Broadway, and a first in Seattle festivals.

01/17/2019 By Gwen Hughes

The White Christmas Album

A Very Didion Christmas Slouches Towards Hugo House

Want to see an absurdist yuletide karaoke theater piece from Sarah Paul Ocampo and Christopher Frizzelle? Yes, you do.

12/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 26–29

A major poet, a major journalist, a major novelist—get to a book event this week.

11/26/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This November

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Lit Life

Our Picks for Lit Crawl 2018

The booze-and-books fest returns tonight with 43 events. We have some recommendations to help you navigate.

10/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Freshly Lit

New Hugo House Opens Tomorrow

The writing center returns to Capitol Hill and christens its new home with a party.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Welcome Lit

Hugo House Returns to Capitol Hill

Two years after the destruction of its eponymous home, the writing center reopens in its new mixed-use building. Can arts and astronomical rent coexist?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Autumn Happenings

Fall Arts 2018

The symphony and ballet return. Your brain can now play music (really). There's a lot going on this season, is what we're saying. Here's your plan for arts events in September, October, and November.

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle August 2018

The Bob’s Burgers cast cooks up some comedy, J. Cole rules Bumbershoot, and galleries get paid.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Lit Hits

Hugo House Announces 2017–18 Season

A new season at Hugo House welcomes the "place for writers" back to its revamped Capitol Hill location, along with a local legend, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and many more.

08/16/2017 By Jaime Archer

Get Lit

Hugo House Announces 2016–2017 Season

The “place for writers” throws a year-long housewarming party for its new First Hill location, featuring an exciting lineup of readings and discussions with local and visiting talent.

08/08/2016 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week May 2–8

Soak in early summer fun with Har Mar Superstar, hear Kris Orlowski debut his new album, and bid a temporary farewell to Hugo House.

05/02/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week March 21–27

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down treads new sonic ground, writers honor Octavia E. Butler's legacy, and Cinerama screens 'Batman v Superman' in 70mm.

03/21/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week March 7–13

Marvel at art from the Silk Road, get a writing lesson from Susan Orlean, and see Waxahatchee strip down her sound.

03/07/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sean Beaudoin

The author taps into his rocker spirit with his new short story collection 'Welcome Thieves.'

02/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week February 22–28

Don't miss the ascending musical talents of Julien Baker and Crater or the chance to giggle with Ron Funches.

02/22/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

City of Lit

Hugo House Unveils an Outstanding 2015–16 Season

The center for creative writing outdoes itself with a new reading lineup featuring unmistakable voices in fiction, poetry, and essay.

07/02/2015 By Darren Davis