Arts & Culture

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With ‘Daisy,’ ACT Parses the Politics of Fear

The latest from playwright Sean Devine couldn’t have come at a better time.

 

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Lucha Libre In South Park

Check out our GIFs from the Volcánica wrestling troupe’s takeover of Duwamish Waterway Park.

 

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The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Embarrassing teen diary entries, avant-noise meets paper folding, Weird Al, and more.

 

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Harry Potter and the Inexorable March of Time

As the character gets older, so do the fans who flock to his midnight release parties.

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‘Brightfellow’ Continues a Long Tradition of Literary Orphans

Port Townsend author Rikki Ducornet’s new novel follows a forest-dwelling young man named Stub.

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Seattle’s Michael Heck of Pity Party Studios Is the 13th Artist Zara Ripped Off This Summer

For the trendy Spanish clothing retailer, plagiarizing indie designers is super “in” this season.

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Gotta GIF ‘Em All

Scenes from last week’s Pokémon Go Seattle Meetup at Pacific Place.

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The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

From ambient escapism to indie wrestling at a rock club, and much more.

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Donald Ray Pollock Shows What Real America Looks Like

The Ohio found in his latest novel, ‘The Heavenly Table,’ is filled with violence, desperation, and humor.

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Gilbert and Sullivan’s Unusually Serious, Bittersweet Opera Charms

Outstanding performances abound in this rare staging of the 1888 work by the Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

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Adam Heine’s Sci-Fi Debut Is Short on Pages, Long on Ideas

A samurai battles robots in a compelling new novella from a Seattle press.

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Jesse Sykes and Phil Wandscher will fill the forest with song at Timber! Fest this weekend. Courtesy of the artist

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

A bike-powered festival, monstrous music, a swirling cacophony, and more.

Jesse Sykes and Phil Wandscher will fill the forest with song at Timber! Fest this weekend. Courtesy of the artist