Ballet Review

Locally Sourced Will Surprise You

Three new works from Seattle artists feature early contenders for the most memorable moments of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season.

11/12/2019 By Darren Davis

Ballet Review

Bodies Break Free of Their Earthly Prisons in Carmina Burana

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season opener takes a big swing with impressive results.

10/01/2019 By Darren Davis

Big Names

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This Autumn

Ta-Nehisi Coates turns to fiction, Sleater-Kinney stages an apocalyptic return, and PNB gets epic.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

AUTUMN HAPPENINGS

A Guide to Seattle’s Arts Scene This Fall

From a trio of new directors to a self-reflexive musical’s take on Jane Austen, autumn is for the arts.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle May 2019

A masked Sub Pop country singer plays Barboza, SIFF returns, and Waiting for Godot gets an update.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This April

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

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

Turns Out, You Need a Sufjan Stevens Ballet in Your Life

In the Countenance of Kings, part of Director’s Choice at Pacific Northwest Ballet, is pure joy.

03/19/2019 By Darren Davis

Season Preview

14 Seattle Events to Catch This Spring

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix in March, April, and May.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

Bathe in the Beauty of The Sleeping Beauty

Prepare for some major pageantry in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s performance of the Tchaikovsky classic.

02/05/2019 By Darren Davis

Monthly Planner

12 Seattle Events to Catch This February

Steve Jobs is an opera, a noir fest offers sympathy for the jaded, and a local expressionist returns.

01/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Season's Listings

Seattle's Top 5 Holiday Events of 2018

Dirty Waters at the Neptune, two takes on The Nutcracker, and Ebenezer's return.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle November 2018

Danez Smith brings vital poetry, Rouault knows the darkness, and Susan Orlean reads about libraries at, well, the library.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Spirits, Sex, and Chaos at Pacific Northwest Ballet

This year's Director's Choice, which ends on Sunday, March 25, is an eclectic tasting menu of ballet with a wild finish.

03/23/2018 By Darren Davis

Theater Review

'Her Story' Is Unlike Anything I've Seen on Stage

Ballet with jump scares? The Hitchcock-inspired 'Plot Point'—one of three performances in PNB's new production celebrating women choreographers—left the audience stupefied.

11/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Local Legends

After 22 Years, Carrie Imler Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

Days before her final performance, the longest-tenured principal dancer at PNB reflects on her storied career and what it means to retire so young.

06/07/2017 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: August 8–14

Take in dance at Olympic Sculpture Park, Tacocat during lunch hour, and South Lake Union Block Party without spending a cent.

08/08/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

A Tough Nut to Crack

After 31 years, Pacific Northwest Ballet is finally staging a new Nutcracker. Here’s what you need to know.

11/23/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: September 2015

Jonathan Franzen searches for Purity in the Internet age, and Seattle Symphony and Pacific Northwest Ballet begin their new seasons in style

08/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

Carla Körbes Says Goodbye to Pacific Northwest Ballet

The star dancer discusses what led to her early retirement, her favorite ballets, and disconnecting from the real world while on stage.

06/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld