Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 14–17

A comedy quartet with a penchant for experimenting, Shakespeare's last masterpiece, and a Seattle brewery's 30th birthday.

10/14/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

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

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 15–18

Two takes on the Bay Area (one historical, one musical), a drag remake of 'The Golden Girls,' and a benefit show at Neumos.

07/15/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 12–14

A blues chanteuse, Costa Rica's best coffee beans, and a West African quintet that marries tradition and funk.

07/12/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work June 24–27

An international improv festival, dystopian literature, and a locally made TV show at the Northwest Film Forum.

06/24/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 26–28

World-class jazz, City of the Sun, and erotic art, this weekend, in Seattle.

04/26/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle April 2019

A traveling jazz festival, a Pharrell-certified pop star, and a good-natured local comedian.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 22–24

An Oscar winner at MoPop, a Shakespearean PJ party, and a bebop legend.

02/22/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Chorus Camp

Sister Kate Dance Company Is Reviving the Chorus Girl Tradition

Robin Nunnally created the troupe and open-for-all boot camp. Now she’s cultivating female empowerment.

01/30/2019 By Aly Brady

Local Talent

Kassa Overall and Stas THEE Boss Are Throwing a Hip-Hop Holiday Party

Overall, a Seattle-born jazz artist, returns for a collaborative genre-bending show at Barboza.

12/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

History

100 Years of Seattle Music

The century-long story of our city's definitive art form.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

15 Events to Catch This October

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

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

Jazz Hands

Former Canlis Pianist Walt Wagner Announces Jazz Alley Shows

Two years after his retirement from the city’s poshest piano gig, Wagner brings his trio—including Heart drummer Ben Smith—to the downtown club for two nights.

07/31/2018 By Stefan Milne

Back Fence

Loud and Proud: Girls Ellington Project Gives Voice to the Disenfranchised

Is this the year JazzEd’s all-girl band performs at Lincoln Center?

01/23/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Cuong Vu

The influential trumpeter and UW professor breaks down the Seattle jazz scene.

05/14/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music News We Love

Seattle Times Digs Up Jazz Gold at the Dump

Including a 1956 Seattle recording of Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, and Stan Getz.

04/11/2012 By Laura Dannen

Jazz

The Sound of Paint Sizzling: Matt Jorgensen’s ‘Tattooed by Passion’

Abstract art meets its musical match in a local composer’s inspired new album.

10/28/2010 By Eric Scigliano