Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This November

The Godmother of Rock and Roll gets a musical, the Henry makes the invisible seen, and a sitar goes electric.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 16–19

Fleabag returns to the stage, Town Hall merges art and poetry in an autoimmune benefit, and a 17th century painter takes her rapist to trial.

09/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings, Lily Hansen, and Stefan Milne

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

Autumn Preview

30 Seattle Events to Catch This Fall

From a monthlong festival at Town Hall to Bon Iver to fresh takes on Jane Austen and 'Dracula,' this season is packed.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Seattle Sounds

Scott McCaughey Had a Stroke. Then He Wrote an Album in the ICU.

The Northwest icon and his band the Minus 5 play the Tractor Tavern, supporting 'Stroke Manor.'

07/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Freakout Festival Announces Another Intriguing Lineup

Ballard’s scrappy autumn festival returns with a globe-trotting slate of bands.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 22–25

A feminist perspective on sex work, a silent celebration of love, and local comics take over Columbia City Theater.

04/22/2019 By Lily Hansen

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

Festival Season (Extended)

Freakout Festival Hits Ballard with an Excellent Lineup

The indie fest is back with what might be its strongest lineup yet.

11/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Points of Reference

How Shelby Earl Turned to 'Twin Peaks,' Cody Chesnutt, and Jesus (Sort of) When Crafting Her New Album

The Seattle singer-songwriter pushes things away from her folky roots on 'The Man Who Made Himself a Name.'

02/28/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Binge Watch the Seattle Music Scene at Macefield Music Festival

A guide to the the fourth edition of Ballard's loaded local music fest.

09/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Courtney Marie Andrews

The singer-songwriter discusses the atypical path that led her to 'Honest Life.'

09/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week March 14–20

Deep Sea Diver reveals its 'Secrets,' Lauren Weedman discusses her new book with Dan Savage, and Morgan Taylor shares kiddie stories that (actually) rock.

03/14/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Shelby Earl

The singer-songwriter gears up for the vinyl release of 'Swift Arrows.'

01/21/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

What Is This, Footloose?

The Realities of the "Dance Tax"

Sorting out the state tax on "the opportunity to dance."

03/06/2013 By Laura Dannen

Arts & Culture

Last Night

03/11/2010 By Josh Feit

Arts & Culture

Girls on Film

03/01/2010 By Jonathan Cunningham