Fall Arts Field Guide

Shows at the Crocodile and the Moore Theatre, dancing at Century Ballroom, browsing and bagels at Third Place Books—fall is packed with things to do.

08/22/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Opening Dispatch

The New Chuck's Hop Shop Is Here...and It Has Bagels

Third Place Books now offers beer, bagels, and kosher fare alongside those books. Also featured: espresso, cold brew, and avocado toast.

01/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


What to Stream in Seattle May 29–June 4

SIFF soldiers on while Third Place Books and Hugo House host virtual book club and an author talk.

05/29/2020 By Sam Luikens

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

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 11–13

The new Burke, lanterns on the water, and improv underdogs.

10/11/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 26–29

An experiment in LARPing, an Oregon senator’s war against Trump, and an artist's reimagining of the modern world.

08/26/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 1–3

Southern soul, stand-up at Lowercase Brewing, and an ex-felon who values education.

07/01/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work June 24–27

An international improv festival, dystopian literature, and a locally made TV show at the Northwest Film Forum.

06/24/2019 By Lily Hansen

Book It

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Lands This Weekend

And its Passport Challenge—which snags you a 25 percent yearlong discount—is even bigger.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 1–3

Eastern European punk meets Seattle, a sitcom producer does stand-up, and smooth jazz returns to Ballard.

01/31/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 7–10

Kat Edmonson brings vintage jazz pop, two local writers talk about their new books, and Bergman movies come to SAM.

01/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jonathan Evison

The author discusses his new book 'This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!' and the film adaption of 'The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving.'

09/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Garth Stein

The author of 'The Art of Racing in the Rain' returns with 'A Sudden Light.'

09/17/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Recycled and Reused

Coming Soon: Goodwill on Cap Hill

Seattle vintage shoppers: brace yourselves. Deal-seekers: get ready! Northwest Recyclers: rejoice! Goodwill's Capitol Hill location arrives this spring.

02/11/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Books About Drinking

The Drunken Botanist Visits Seattle

Gardening + bartending = gartending. Come meet the woman who made that a thing.

03/12/2013 By Katie Vincent

Books & Talks

Video: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Book Signing with E. L. James

Things get giggly when we queue up to meet the best-selling erotica author at Third Place Books.

09/24/2012 By Seattle Met Staff


Fifty Shades of Fan Fiction

Seattle University’s fan fiction expert explains the Fifty Shades of Grey craze.

09/19/2012 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

From Junot Díaz to Fifty Shades of Grey: 10 Days of Seattle Readings

One's a Pulitzer winner, the other's been dubbed "mommy porn." Never a dull moment in Seattle.

09/13/2012 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

TONIGHT: Author Jim Lynch at Third Place Books

The Olympia scribe reads from his latest novel, Truth Like the Sun.

04/25/2012 By Seattle Met Staff

Ticket Alert

Julie Andrews’s Book Tour Comes to Seattle

Three chances to catch the actor promoting her new children’s book.

04/10/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld