Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 21–23

MoPOP celebrates Black comedy, Seattleites take a Polar Plunge, and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong bend genres.

02/21/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Autumn Preview

30 Seattle Events to Catch This Fall

From a monthlong festival at Town Hall to Bon Iver to fresh takes on Jane Austen and 'Dracula,' this season is packed.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work June 10–13

An August Wilson play in Spanish, the original story of Studio 54, and an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in Seattle.

06/10/2019 By Lily Hansen


PubliCalendar: An Evening with Laverne Cox

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/05/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Amy O'Neal

The choreographer takes a break from dancing to push against breakdancing's masculine norms with 'Opposing Forces.'

10/21/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Annoucement

On the Boards Releases Its Ever Diverse 2014–15 Lineup

Prepare for another slate of local and international dance, theater, performance pieces, and more.

04/22/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Juniper Shuey

The design half of Zoe | Juniper inverts the process by constructing the visual elements before the dance for 'BeginAgain.'

03/27/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld


'The Clay Duke' Reacts to Catastrophe

Dayna Hanson and company recount a confusing tragedy through theater, dance, and empathetic fascination.

12/02/2013 By Jeremy G. Novak

Be Bold

Chaos in Bloom: Saint Genet's New Performance Art

Warning: It's not for the faint of heart.

05/13/2013 By Laura Dannen


Nothing and Everything Is Sacred in Saint Genet’s ‘Paradisiacal Rites’

Warning: This performance art is not for the faint of heart.

04/17/2013 By Laura Dannen


What Fourth Wall? Artists and Audience Interact at On the Boards

KT Niehoff and Lingo Dance wrap up months of "immersions" with the Collision Theory finale.

04/15/2013 By Laura Dannen

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Jan 30-Feb 5

Ethan Stowell cooks at the theater, Belgian beers take over Pier 66, and free pancakes for everyone.

01/28/2013 By Danielle Zorn

Dance Review

Catherine Cabeen Plays with 'Fire' at On the Boards

The dancer-choreographer burns brighter than her company with flawless form and gorgeous lines.

01/21/2013 By Sheila Farr

Eat, Drink, Be Merry

Dinner With a Side of Performance Art at On the Boards

Why we love OtB's new Studio Suppers.

01/15/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

Meet Kyle Loven, A New Kind of Puppet Master

The Seattle artist is Jim Henson Foundation approved, but much more than a puppeteer.

12/04/2012 By Laura Dannen

Dance News

Mikhail Baryshnikov to Dance with Mark Morris Dance Group at On the Boards

The down side: These shows have been sold out for weeks now.

10/02/2012 By Laura Dannen

Feed Me

Dinner and a Show: On the Boards' New Studio Suppers

Local chefs Ethan Stowell, Cormac Mahoney, and more prepare family-style suppers before OtB performances.

09/24/2012 By Laura Dannen


Kidd Pivot Reinvents The Tempest at On the Boards

Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite and her troupe Kidd Pivot reinvent Shakespeare’s The Tempest with faceless dancers and film.

09/19/2012 By Laura Dannen

Defying Genre

Sound Artist Trimpin Tackles the Holocaust

With the help of the Fire Organ, naturally.

05/17/2012 By Laura Dannen