Journeys

Strange Negotiations Delves into David Bazan's Crisis of Faith

A new documentary charts the travels, and travails, of the local singer-songwriter.

9:00am By Stefan Milne

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What to Do After Work August 19–22

A Ballard butcher shop sneak peek, a behind-the-scenes look at 1960s drag pageants, and the story of a 20th century female sculptor.

08/19/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Hear Here

Phonic Seattle Explores Our Less Typical Music Venues

The new documentary looks into spaces that don’t fit the standard mold.

08/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

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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

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What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

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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

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Weekend What to Do May 17–19

J'Von stays animated, Art Garfunkel needs no sidekick, and a film chronicles the fight against anti-trans legislation.

05/17/2019 By Gennette Cordova

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Weekend What to Do April 19–21

South Asian dance takes over at ACT, Seattle Symphony loosens its bow tie, and David Byrne's directing effort hits NWFF.

04/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

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What to Do After Work March 18–21

A panel of inspiring women, a new science fiction anthology, and a chill set at the Central Saloon.

03/18/2019 By Gwen Hughes

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What to Do After Work March 4–7

Some new R&B alt-pop, an immortal surrealist, and modern Carnatic melodies.

03/04/2019 By Aly Brady

Newsmakers

Perfect Party December 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

11/20/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

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What to Do After Work September 24–27

Stranger staffers (former and current) popping up all over, the new generation of Native poets, and Japanese Breakfast at the Neptune.

09/24/2018 By Stefan Milne

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Weekend What to Do August 10–12

Volunteer Park ups its wattage, Seattle saves its history, and Sub Pop gives you< a present for its birthday.

08/10/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do July 27–29

Plant-lovers cultivate a garden arsenal, opera gets less stuffy, and navigating your own home isn't as easy as you'd think.

07/27/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do May 18–20

Five lesbians eat quiche, NW Film Forum revisits the Basquiat's chaotic teenage years, and independent radio gets noisy.

05/18/2018 By Mac Hubbard

The Women's Issue

Meet Courtney Sheehan, Cinema Nerd Turned Administrative Mastermind

The Northwest Film Forum is in good hands with Sheehan at the helm.

01/31/2018 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week April 11–17

Check out the Pacific Northwest's best new music videos on the big screen, explore space at Pivot, and honor the memory of Noah Davis at the Frye.

04/11/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Concerts

Death Cab for Cutie, Reinvented

The local band finally comes home.

09/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld