Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 12–15

A trumpeter adds spoken word to jazz classics, a cartoonist draws 23 Seattle neighborhoods, and boozy popsicles takeover a rooftop bar.

08/12/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Lit Life

Here Are the Washington Book Award Finalists for Your Summer Reading Needs

The Washington Center for the Book picked 39 local titles across eight categories.

07/17/2019 By Stefan Milne

Brainy Beach Reads

10 PNW Books to Bring to the Beach

Recent releases with Northwest bona fides.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

COVER STORY

78 Ways to Make the Most of a Seattle Summer

Our season is short, but it’s full of promise. Here’s how to maximize the sunny spell.

05/29/2019 Edited by Allison Williams

From Book to Beat

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Gets Set to Music

On its 10th anniversary, the best-selling novel set in Chinatown–International District finds new life as a musical.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Long Time Coming

A Musical Version of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet?

A Seattle–born composer has secured the rights for a stage adaptation of Jamie Ford's beloved local novel.

01/31/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

5 Books for the Bibliophile in Your Life

Because there's nothing like physically turning the pages of a real book to find out what happens next.

12/13/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Theater

Don't Miss: 'The Financial Lives of the Poets' at Jones Playhouse

Jess Walter's novel is that much funnier on stage.

06/19/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

David Shields and Three Northwesterners Who Saved His Life

The author namechecks locals in How Literature Saved My Life.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Ellen Forney’s ‘Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir’

The Seattle cartoonist takes readers on a journey through her own unquiet mind.

10/08/2012 By Brian Colella

Get Lit

Northwest Bookfest 2012 in Kirkland

Catch the Northwest's finest literary talents on display.

09/10/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Rise of the Robots

Secrets of the Cell the second installment in Royden Lepp’s graphic novel series Rust.

08/21/2012 By Brian Colella

Article

Seattle Met Picks

The top things to see and do this month: The Hunger Games, Renée Fleming, Sarah Vowell, and more.

03/07/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

An Interview with Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author of A Visit From the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit From the Goon Squad, visits Benaroya Hall this month as part of Seattle Arts and Lectures.

01/20/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Fiction: Jim Lynch’s World’s Fair Tale, Truth Like the Sun

An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming novel Truth Like the Sun.

01/20/2012 By Jim Lynch

Article

The Facebook Comic

Darren Davis of Vancouver, Washington–based Bluewater Productions releases Mark Zuckerberg: Creator of Facebook. But at least one comic book aficionado won’t be championing the graphic novel when it comes out on December 22.

11/18/2010

Preview

Arts Crush

Here are our top picks for Theatre Puget Sound’s month-long Arts Crush.

09/14/2010 By Alexandra Notman