Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 8–11

A reggae band makes its comeback, a local film premieres, and a cartoonist hashes out the country’s relationship with weed.

04/08/2019 By Lily Hansen

Get Active

Two Seattle Productions Bring Protest to the Stage

Seattle Rep and Spectrum Dance perform pieces based on revolutionary songs by Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Social Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Takes Its 'Shot'

The company's latest piece confronts police shooting unarmed black people. Plus, a conversation about resistance with artistic director Donald Byrd.

01/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld


Spectrum Dance Theater Is Resisting Too—Artfully

The three works of the 2017 Spectrum season don’t pull any punches when it comes to hot-button issues.

01/19/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Donald Byrd

We chat with Spectrum Dance’s artistic director about sex, love, and making movies.

06/21/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Dance News

Spectrum’s Miraculous Mandarin Canceled

For being too sexy?

05/18/2012 By Laura Dannen


Free Tickets to Oklahoma! at 5th Avenue Theatre

They’re giving away 2,100 tickets this Saturday—time to queue up.

01/18/2012 By Laura Dannen

Dance Review

The Variety Show Is a ‘Hypnotic Circus’

Dance-theater performance lets big talent dabble in the absurd.

04/26/2011 By Allyson Marrs

Visual Art

There’s a Monster Loose in Seattle

Brace yourselves.

03/10/2011 By Laura Dannen