Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 18–20

Glass art, a hippie meet-up, and music inspired by Stephen King.

10/18/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 27–29

Classic films, a DJ fun run, and Central Perk comes to town.

09/27/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Festival Season

Who to See at Bumbershoot 2019

No great surprise here: If you go one day, make it Friday.

08/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens August 2019

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online.

07/23/2019

World Traveler

A Guide to Seattle’s Summer Cultural Festivals

Snag a taste of the dance, music, food, and crafts that the world has to offer—without leaving the city.

07/10/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 28–30

A quartet of punk shows takes over the Kraken, the Stones tell an unheard story, and Raised Doughnuts turns one.

06/28/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 14–16

Duff McKagan goes country, drag hits the theater scene, and Seattle Center celebrates black culture.

06/14/2019 By Sam Jones

Fun with Listicles

10 Places to Grab a Bite Around Seattle Center

The Space Needle might be tourist-filled, but you can still eat like a local.

06/10/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Cinematic Hacks

A Guide to Seattle's Outdoor Movie Scene

Where to watch cinema in the open air, with a little something extra.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 26–28

World-class jazz, City of the Sun, and erotic art, this weekend, in Seattle.

04/26/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Explainer

The Space Needle Unveils Its New Look

It was born as a napkin sketch, but 56 years later our city's most iconic landmark got a major, year-long facelift.

10/16/2018 By Jaime Archer

Editor's Note

When Seattle Restaurants Shutter

It’s more than just the loss of beloved menu items.

10/16/2018 By James Ross Gardner

For the History Books

Inside Seattle’s Antiquarian Book Fair

Local and national sellers converge at Seattle Center this weekend, offering titles that fetch anywhere from $5 to $100,000.

10/09/2018 By Aly Brady

Festival Season

10 Artists to See at Bumbershoot 2018

Avant-garde hip-hop, shimmery pop, and Fleet Foxes (duh)—here are the acts we want to see this weekend.

08/29/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Snap Judgment

Is the Monorail Worth Renovating?

The World’s Fair relic might receive $23 million in upgrades, but will it ever be more than a tourist trap?

07/17/2018 By Jaime Archer

Festival Season

Get Ready for the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife

This weekend the year’s freest festival takes over Seattle Center.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Strings Attached

Inside the World of Competitive Yo-Yo

Relive last weekend's Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships and meet the competitors who made it spin.

02/28/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue

Summer Festivals

Lorde and Odesza Headline Bumbershoot 2017

The Labor Day Weekend festivities also include Weezer, Haim, Solange, Flume, the Roots, Spoon, and more.

04/25/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Slide Show

Bumbershoot 2016 Photo Recap

The sights of another arts-filled Labor Day weekend at Seattle Center.

09/06/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: August 1–7

A 'Hamilton' star gets his rap group back together, Seattle Art Fair returns for year two, and SAM hosts a Bike Night at Olympic Sculpture Park.

08/01/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld