Arts Notice

Two New Exhibitions Explore How We See Asia

The Asian Art Museum’s reopening and The American War at Arts at King Street Station give us radically different glimpses into the past and present.

02/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 3–6

R&B tunes address mental health, a silent film bumps a Renaissance soundtrack, and SAM hosts a village celebration.

02/03/2020 By Nicole Pasia

WE'RE WORN OUT

7 Seattle Brands Slinging Merch With Attitude

These local businesses aren't afraid to show a little sass.

01/24/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 2–5

An indie-pop singer turns to R&B, drag queens take to the ice, and SAM gets Lynchian.

12/02/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 1–3

Killer burlesque, lasers and the cosmos, and Day of the Dead celebrations.

11/01/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Arts Notice

SAM’s Flesh and Blood Is Radiantly Weird

The 39 paintings from Italy’s Capodimonte Museum are fine reminders of the variety in classical art.

10/17/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This October

Patti Smith has a new memoir, Italian art emphasizes the body, and Nick Kroll takes the stage.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Baked into History

SAM Channels The Great British Bake Off with a Victorian Confection Competition

Baked goods are totally a vehicle of radical arts movements—and a beautiful, tasty contest on August 29.

08/22/2019 By Sam Jones

The Directors

What Do New Directors Mean for Seattle's Artistic Future?

Seattle Art Museum, Symphony, and Opera all get new leaders this season.

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

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 8–11

An antiques enthusiast talks Prohibition in the PNW, Addo transforms into a fish and chips dive, and SAM celebrates summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

07/08/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Arts Notice

At SAM’s Victorian Radicals Emphasis Lands Heavily on the Victorian

As history, the museum’s new exhibit is fascinating—so much so that the text can overwhelm the art.

06/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Changing Art Guard

Seattle Art Museum Announces Its Next Director

Amada Cruz will leave the Phoenix Art Museum and replace Kimerly Rorschach at SAM.

06/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

10 Seattle Events to Catch This June

Our conductor says farewell, Tacocat’s back, and Hannah Gadsby follows up Nanette.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 3–5

Multimedia historical tributes, and modern twists on 18th century Baroque and traditional mariachi.

05/03/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 29–May 2

A lawyer’s take on Lizzie Borden, an indigenous fashion show, and a nostalgic concert at the Crocodile.

04/29/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 5–7

Fraternal sounds hit Chop Suey, a major novelist completes her trilogy, and drag queens mock an epically bad movie.

04/05/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle April 2019

A traveling jazz festival, a Pharrell-certified pop star, and a good-natured local comedian.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

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

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 18–20

A heartfelt anime with rave reviews, a Tom Jones–take on Broadway, and a first in Seattle festivals.

01/17/2019 By Gwen Hughes