The Story of Stu Rasmussen, America’s First Openly Transgender Mayor, Now a Musical

Intiman Theatre debuts Stu for Silverton as part of its summer theater festival.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen


Carla Körbes Dances Balanchine in PNB’s Season Finale

The Director’s Choice program features two Balanchine works and a world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen


Trailer Trash Meets High Class in Seattle Shakes' 'Taming of the Shrew'

The kitschy revival brings double-wide humor to the Bard's comedy.

04/30/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Happy Hour

How to Survive Seattle's Best Damn Happy Hour

Five easy steps to mastering the Armory's popular, if chaotic, monthly gathering.

04/15/2013 By Alex Domine

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Eric Liu

The former Clinton speechwriter and White House advisor puts the power in the people's hands with Citizen University.

03/21/2013 By Laura Dannen


Inside the Seattle Interactive Media Museum

How the plucky video game archive extended a one-month engagement at Seattle Center to an ongoing affair.

03/20/2013 By Sam Machkovech

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Mar 20-26

Seattle Center's epic happy hour returns, Taste Washington is here, and we've got fests for French-speaking cultures, barleywine, and veggies.

03/18/2013 By Erica Thompson

Guinness World Record

Seattle Had the World's Biggest Snowball Fight This Weekend

But we had to truck in the snow.

01/14/2013 By Laura Dannen

Coming Soon

Another Restaurant (if Not More) May Be Destined for Seattle Center

The city is seeking vendors for the International Fountain Pavilion.

01/11/2013 By Christopher Werner

Traveling Exhibition

King Tut Exhibit Enters Its Final Month

Before 100 ancient Egyptian artifacts return home (for good), art critic Sheila Farr weighs in.

11/27/2012 By Sheila Farr

Theater News

Intiman Theatre Tackles Sex, Race, Politics, and Money in 2013

The once-beleaguered local theater will return next year with its second summer festival.

11/27/2012 By Laura Dannen

Light a Fire Awards

The Wizard Behind SCT's 'The Wizard of Oz'

Linda Hartzell, artistic director of Seattle Children's Theatre, wins our first-ever Lifetime Achievement award.

11/14/2012 By Laura Dannen

Trust Fund Not Required

10 Ways to Shop for Art Like a Pro

Courtesy of Affordable Art Fair organizers Will Ramsay and Jennifer Jacobs.

11/08/2012 By Laura Dannen

New Event

Affordable Art Fair Opens Tonight at Seattle Center

Plus: How to get into tonight's preview party—for free.

11/08/2012 By Laura Dannen

Next Fifty

Ride to the Top of the Space Needle for $1

Cue the stampede of locals who've never been up.

10/18/2012 By Seattle Met Staff

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Fall facelifts for several restaurants, cocktails against breast cancer, and $1 parking for eating at the Armory.

10/10/2012 By Danielle Zorn


Before They Were Stars: Madonna’s Virgin Tour in Seattle

To warm up for the Material Girl’s concerts at KeyArena this month, we flash back to 1985.

09/19/2012 By Brandon L. Bye

City Hall

"KeyArena Fund" Could be Diverted to New Arena

The city's proposed agreement with arena developer Chris Hansen would allow the entire "KeyArena fund" to be diverted to the new arena.

09/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Chihuly’s Cafe and Collections

Seattle Center’s old Fun Forest gets a plateful of Americana, courtesy of Dale Chihuly.

09/11/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Chihuly’s Cafe and Collections

Seattle Center’s old Fun Forest gets a plateful of Americana, courtesy of Dale Chihuly.