Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 31–February 2

Scarecrow previews the Academy Awards, Charlie Parker takes over the Laser Dome, and the Burke catalogues its own construction.

01/31/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Award Season

6 Places to Watch the Oscars Around Seattle

Can’t make it to the Dolby Theatre by Sunday? Head to these local venues to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night.

02/21/2019 By Anne Dennon and Gwen Hughes

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 15–17

A modern take on the variety show, two world-class opera singers in concert, and the Academy's short film nominees.

02/14/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Chris Rock's Oscars

Plus, James Atkins, 'Last Week Tonight' on Trump, and lots of new rock music.

02/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Quote Unquote

S. Leigh Savidge Has a Death Wish

One of the writers behind ‘Straight Outta Compton’ dishes on Hollywood and hip-hop.

02/26/2016 By Matthew Halverson


Paul Allen's Vulcan Productions Doesn't Want to Conquer Hollywood

But with documentaries like ‘Body Team 12,’ it does want to change the world.

01/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Award Watching

5 Oscars Viewing Parties Around Town

Glitz, glamour, and all around revelry at these spots showing this year's Academy Awards

02/19/2015 By Rosin Saez


Quick Catch Up: Oscar–Nominated Short Films at Harvard Exit

Check out the contenders for Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film before the Academy Awards ceremony.

01/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fan

Oscar Parties with Integrity

Four places in Seattle where you can watch the Academy Awards and contribute to humanity in the process.

02/19/2013 By Katie Vincent

Film Fan

Binge on Oscar-Nominated Films

Think you can sit through five Best Picture nominees in one day? We know how to make it happen.

02/06/2013 By Laura Dannen

67 Ways to Stay Sane

5 Oscar-Bait Films We Won’t Miss

We’re tired of talking to our families. Escape to the cinema when these blockbuster films debut.

11/14/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Smashmouth Filmmaking

A Chat with Undefeated’s Oscar-Winning Director T. J. Martin

The documentary finally opens in Seattle this Friday.

03/28/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Friday Water Cooler Talk

Why ‘True Grit’ Should Win Best Picture

And other impassioned arguments for the Oscar underdogs.

02/25/2011 By Seattle Met Staff

Award Ceremony

Oscar Parties in Seattle

And how to throw your own last-minute bash—minus the red carpet.

02/24/2011 By Laura Dannen


Movies You Shouldn’t Miss This Weekend

Including: Oscar-nominated shorts, classic noir, and Johnny Cash’s film debut.

02/09/2011 By Laura Dannen

Award Ceremony

Place Your Bets: Oscar Predictions

Who will win, who should win, and what the bookies say. Plus, Oscar party essentials.

03/04/2010 By Laura Dannen

Drinking Events/Mark Your Calendars

For Your Consideration: Oscar Viewing Parties at Kell’s, Bottleneck

The Academy Awards air March 7. Where will you watch?


Morning Fizz

Predicting the Future

02/03/2010 By Morning Fizz