A Newcomer Threatens to Legitimize Seattle’s Independent Wrestling Scene

In just six months, DEFY has emerged as a unique and credible attraction for pro-wrestling fans.

Dance

Jesse Lopez Is Pretty Fly for an NHK Guy

AT YOUR DOOR, the best local record of the year thus far, has its roots all over the globe.

Visual Arts Preview

Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirrors’ Will Either Explode Your Ego or Reinforce It

Step inside and you’ll find yourself somewhere between zero and infinity.

At Public Hearing, Black Women Voice Rage and Grief Over Latest Police Slaying

Tuesday night, Seattle City Council held an intense public meeting on the killing of Charleena Lyles.

#SEAhomeless

Can ‘Rapid Rehousing’ Work If Rents Keep Soaring in Seattle?

The strategy relies on vouchers for market-rate housing. Critics say that’s not a long-term solution to homelessness in Seattle.

Don’t Worry About the Income Tax Driving Rich People Out of Seattle

First, it won’t happen. Second, it would be just fine if it did.

Searching for Seattle’s Soul in Scrappy Burien

The southwesterly suburb’s big day has finally come.

Dining Review

Outlier Joins a Growing List of Hotel Restaurants Upping Their Game

With improved decor and menu, the former Sazerac space is worth checking out.

Space Witch

Rage and Pain

A rough week jolts us awake.

Comix

For You Blue

June is National Oceans Month, but the way Trump “honored” it is a little different than prior POTUS.

 

Let’s Meet the Candidates

Introducing all 3,000,000 potential future Seattle mayors.

 

Goodnight Dick’s

A bedtime story.

 

I ♥ Metal

In honor of Northwest Terror Fest, one comic artist extols on his lifelong love of metal aesthetics.

 

Marketplace

Design the Perfect Group Class For the Ultimate Bonding Experience

Connect2Classes creates custom experiences for shared learning.

 

Scholars Help Town Hall Seattle Create a Smarter, More Creative City

A unique program offers Seattle’s great thinkers a springboard for diving into new ideas.

 

Celebrate Summer’s Therapeutic Benefits in Nature

University of Washington’s Botanic Gardens provides an oasis in the heart of the city

 

Film

Sofia Coppola’s “The Beguiled” Isn’t Beguiling

The Cannes award-winning Civil War period piece is mere decoration.

 

Hirokazu Kore-eda Drops a Sad Sack into a Storm

Even with its on-the-nose metaphor, ‘After the Storm’ is beautifully made.

 

Award-Winning Journalism

The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

 

The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a Trump Presidency

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.