In the Spotlight

The Performing Arts Stage a Comeback This Winter Season

Plays, the symphony, opera–the performing arts are staging an in-person comeback this winter, with productions by Seattle Theater Group, Intiman and more.

12/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Snow Holds Barred

Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit (However Reluctantly)

What to do in Seattle this holiday season, from The Nutcracker to Christmas theater productions and Winterfest at Seattle Center.

12/13/2021 By Malia Alexander

On Pointe

A New Pacific Northwest Ballet Stages Its Return

The 2021–22 PNB season features new dancers, in-person audiences, and favorite performances like The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

09/23/2021 By Darren Davis

Well of course

Headed to a Seattle Theater? You Better Be Vaxxed.

Pacific Northwest Ballet, 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT Theatre, Seattle Symphony...

08/18/2021 By Stefan Milne

Pivots & Pirouettes

PNB Returns with a Season of Socially Distant Ballet

Choreographer Jessica Lang designed a dance for the moment.

10/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Statements

A New Survey Shows Coronavirus's 'Staggering and Immediate Impact on the Arts'

Eighty-five Puget Sound organizations responded to the survey from local nonprofit ArtsFund.

03/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle's Artists Are in Trouble

Venues and organizations large and small are in a bad way because of coronavirus. But we can help.

03/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This January

A neo-soul upstart plays the Showbox, Cinderella's (ballet) slippers fit, and EJ Koh debuts her magical epistolary memoir.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

'Tis the Season

5 Holiday Events You Shouldn't Miss

Two takes on 'The Nutcracker', RuPaul alums, and Deck the Hall Ball’s knockout lineup.

12/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

MONTHLY PLANNER

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This December

Angel Olsen brings her epic new album to the Moore, Trevor Noah might be the hardest working guy in comedy, and the king of weird fiction has a new novel.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

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