Innovative Arias

Sheila Houlahan of The Little Things Returns Home

The Seattle Opera's Jane Davis Lang Creation Lab provides the opportunity for underrepresented voices to break into a historically insular art form.

01/28/2022 By Sophie Grossman

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

Quote Unquote

Irene Dubois Takes Drag to an Otherworldly Level

“Drag is a cathartic release of joy."

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 7–9

Sango plays Q Nightclub, Cherdonna cracks up the Factory, and SIFF says farewell.

06/07/2019 By Gennette Cordova

High-Flying Entertainment

Steampunk, Fixies, and Fishes: Cirque du Soleil's 'Kurios'

A look at the famed circus arts company's latest production at Marymoor Park.

02/12/2015 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

Paris on First Ave

Fashion Graffiti at Baby and Co.

Parisian artist Catharine Cary has been invited to tag the windows and walls of Baby and Co., and you're invited to watch it happen.

01/21/2014 By Laura Cassidy


Jérôme Bel's Portrait of a Dancer Quietly Shines

The esoteric choreographer reflects on the extraordinary life of Cèdric Andrieux through movement and stories.

11/15/2013 By Jeremy G. Novak

Classical & More

Kronos Quartet Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Kronos Quartet, still innovating 40 years on, pairs with Degenerate Art Ensemble.

11/11/2013 By Laura Dannen

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

Kickass Event

Onn/Of: A Festival of Light, Art, Sunburn, and Waffles

Get some light therapy this weekend at this Capitol Hill art-and-performance fest.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen

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


Amadeus Leopold Is Classical Music’s Great Mohawked Hope

The violin virtuoso finds as much inspiration in Freddie Mercury as Tchaikovsky and gives concerts that double as daring performance art.

08/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Local Artist Showcase

Raw Natural Born Artists: Radiate Showcase

Tina Witherspoon's 2012 recycled couture collection, "To Dye For," takes the runway in multidisciplinary art showcase in Pioneer Square.

08/14/2012 By Amanda Austin


Arab Winter

Lebanese performance artist Rabih Mroué leads a creative rebellion in his U.S. debut.

01/17/2012 By Laura Dannen

Art and Craft Show

Shop It: Best of the Northwest Art and Craft Show

Shop gifts from over 250 local vendors.

11/15/2011 By Allie Oosta

Visual Art Preview

Fantasy Frye-land

Oil paintings to the right, “whimsically disturbing” performance art to the left.

03/15/2011 By Laura Dannen