The Isolation Artists

As Summer Approaches, Can Streaming Festivals Fill the Arts Void?

Two ambitious events kick off in the next week.

04/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 2–4

Gender-bending theater, silly surf rock, and Bach-inspired breakfast.

11/01/2018 By Gwen Hughes

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 20–23

2001 in IMAX, free screenprinting, and one of the Band of Horses goes solo.

08/20/2018 By Landon Groves

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 2–5

An essayist gets lyrical about desire and NASA, Bollywood takes on America, and ghosts can dance.

07/02/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week March 7–13

Marvel at art from the Silk Road, get a writing lesson from Susan Orlean, and see Waxahatchee strip down her sound.

03/07/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week February 22–28

Don't miss the ascending musical talents of Julien Baker and Crater or the chance to giggle with Ron Funches.

02/22/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How Morrissey's Moping and the Bee Gees' Style Inspired Jen Kirkman's Standup Special

The comedian discusses the pop cultural homages in her new Netflix special 'I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine).'

06/23/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

City Hall

Becker Responds to Keblas Fans

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A QUOTE FROM MAYOR MURRAY'S OFFICE Kate Becker, Murray's appointee to replace popular film and music head Keblas, sends out email of her own.

02/07/2014 By Josh Feit

Books & Talks

What Happens at the Seattle Anarchist Book Fair?

Before the anarchists descend on Seattle Center, we have a mildly antagonistic chat with one of the anonymous organizers.

08/21/2013 By Celia Bever

Arts & Culture

Last Night

03/29/2010 By Sam Machkovech

Arts & Culture

A Diet Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper Sufjan

In college, I dated a girl who drew autobiographical comics. They were funny, but as a character in her life they became a bizarre hazard; at a time where I was trying to cement my identity, my self-perception was constantly and publicly contradicted by a

03/09/2010 By Anand Balasubrahmanyan