Better Living Through Poetry

All Its Charms May Be This Year’s Big-Deal Local Poetry Book

Keetje Kuipers’s third collection is a precise and elegant look at motherhood, love, and what it means to live.

04/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Review

Get Yourself to the Frye. It’s Full of Excellent Exhibitions.

Four current shows have the art museum brimming with wit and energy.

03/20/2019 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

TV Review

Shrill: 6 Notes on the New Hulu Show

The show is based on local author Lindy West's book and it stars SNL's Aidy Bryant.

03/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Book Review

Is Thomas Kohnstamm’s Lake City the Novel Seattle Needs Right Now?

The darkly comic debut from a local writer tries to parse the city’s growing class divide.

01/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

All Premiere Goes to Outer Space and Back

The trio of new works from Pacific Northwest Ballet features a rare opportunity to see classically trained dancers wield phallic cacti.

11/06/2018 By Darren Davis

Review

Canal Market: Big Flavors, Perfect Pastries

Portage Bay’s new Canal Market offers all this, plus oven mitts and groceries.

07/27/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Theater Review

Don't Miss: Intiman's 'Trouble in Mind'

Alice Childress's 1957 satirical drama about race still rings true today.

07/25/2013 By Laura Dannen

Art Review

SuttonBeresCuller: Three Way

The trio of installation artists earns its keep at Greg Kucera Gallery.

07/24/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

The Ghost of Architecture

Henry Art Gallery shows off gifts to the collection, including a piece worth 30 minutes of your time.

07/17/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

The Wit and Wisdom of Artist Patti Warashina

Bellevue Arts Museum honors the 50-year career of the masterful (and wickedly funny) Northwest ceramicist.

07/11/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

'Japanese Fashion Has Always Been Far Out'

Seattle Asian Art Museum's show of early Japanese art gives context to the couture of SAM’s Future Beauty exhibit.

06/25/2013 By Sheila Farr

Theater

Don't Miss: 'The Financial Lives of the Poets' at Jones Playhouse

Jess Walter's novel is that much funnier on stage.

06/19/2013 By Laura Dannen

Art Review

Enter the Woodman: The Frye Recaps the Career of Eco-Artist Buster Simpson

From 1970s ad-hoc street performances to environmentally friendly public art.

06/18/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

“If You Could Diagram Dreams, They Would Look Like This”

Master draftsman Fred Birchman shows fanciful new drawings and sculpture at Francine Seders Gallery.

06/11/2013 By Sheila Farr

Dance Review

Men on Pointe: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Tackles the Classics

The all-male troupe dazzles with its technique and affectionate insider jabs at ballet.

05/17/2013 By Sheila Farr

Books & Talks

Vampires Are Out, Werewolves Are In

In his gripping new novel Red Moon, Benjamin Percy crafts a political thriller with terrorist werewolves.

05/09/2013 By Laura Dannen

Theater Review

'Black Watch' Brings the Iraq War to the Paramount

The audience shares the stage with this powerful production by the National Theatre of Scotland.

04/30/2013 By Laura Dannen

Art Review

A Knockout Tribute to Alden Mason at Wright Exhibition Space

New exhibit Alden Mason: In Memoriam 1919-2013 hits the high points of the artist’s work from 1970 on.

04/30/2013 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

The Vogel Collection at Seattle Art Museum: “We Were Obsessed”

A New York postal worker and a librarian spent much of their income on the 20th-century’s most challenging art—50 works now belong to SAM.

03/19/2013 By Sheila Farr