Essay

Coronavirus and the Struggle to Live Virtually

From streaming concerts to breaking quarantines, we're reckoning with our inability to encounter people in the real world.

03/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do March 6–8

My Chemical Romance lights up the Laser Dome, Neumos goes ALL CAPS, and Elliott Bay Brewing offers board games and beer.

03/06/2020 By Ryan Phelan

ARTS PREVIEW

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This Spring

Nikki Glaser talks sex, Spectrum Dance Theater tackles race and climate change, and Bill Nye erupts onto the scene.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Celebrate Black Arts at These 6 Shows

From a symphonic tribute to Quincy Jones to the return of "Black Bois."

02/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 24–26

The Lunar New Year rings in at the Wing, Seattle Symphony goes baroque, and beer gets Belgian at Seattle Center.

01/24/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Peripatetic Local

Rick Steves Brings Politics and Cheer to Seattle Symphony

First, a show with the Seattle Symphony on music’s nationalist powers; next, a Town Hall showing of his new doc. It’s basically Rick Steves’s Seattle.

01/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 10–12

National Geographic goes behind-the-scenes, Patton Oswalt heads to the Paramount, and Cloudburst turns four.

01/10/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 13–15

A new play goes to voicemail, Skål opens the aquavit cellar, and local artists Lemolo and Ryan Caraveo hit Seattle stages.

12/13/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Stefan Milne

'Tis the Season

5 Holiday Events You Shouldn't Miss

Two takes on 'The Nutcracker', RuPaul alums, and Deck the Hall Ball’s knockout lineup.

12/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Party of Many

Brandi Carlile Brings Her Subversive Pop to the Seattle Symphony

The singer extends her wild year into 2020 with a trio of concerts at Benaroya Hall.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 15–17

Jim Jefferies brings laughter to the Paramount, Cthulhu goes on stage, and a chamber ensemble delves into Beethoven's ghostliest.

11/15/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 8–10

School bus improv, a Tolkien deep dive, and blockbusters at Benaroya.

11/08/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 4–6

A West Seattle fashion show, a Rainier beer festival, and Bugs Bunny at Benaroya.

10/04/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

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

Final Encore

Seattle Symphony Conductor Ludovic Morlot Goes Out with a Bang

The music director closes his eighth and final season at the front of Seattle Symphony this week.

06/18/2019 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 April 19–21

South Asian dance takes over at ACT, Seattle Symphony loosens its bow tie, and David Byrne's directing effort hits NWFF.

04/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

24/7 Symphony

Octave 9 Is Another Symphonic World

Seattle Symphony's 24-hour Contemporary Music Marathon showcases new tech in a new performance space.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Season Preview

Spring Arts 2019

The events to look for this March, April, and May—from stadium-size concerts to small (but significant!) art shows.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne