Arts & Culture

Redoubling Its Efforts, an Artist-Lead Activist Group Asks Vulcan for Equitable Development

Initially emerging before the Upstream Music Fest, the coalition returns with new support and goals.

 

‘Fumetti for the Mothership’ Is a Book, an Art Installation, and a Friendship

The book of photo comics from Mount Analogue comes complete with a blanket to read it in.

 

“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” Deftly Adapts the Brilliant Memoir for the Stage

Malika Oyetimein and Myra Platt’s production portrays Angelou through the ages.

 

EJ Koh Will Make You Cry

She moved a room of Bumbershoot-goers to tears. Her debut poetry collection may very well do the same.

Fall Equinox—the Witch’s Thanksgiving

For ancient people, the harvest festival was one of the biggest events of the year.

The Nascent Feminism of Doris Totten Chase

Changing Forms celebrates an artist who forged a new feminine poetics in early video art.

Well Balanced

Libra season begins and Pluto acts up.

‘Teh Internet Is Serious Business’ Recasts an Infamous Trolling Marathon for the Stage

Washington Ensemble Theatre’s production follows the high-stakes 2011 hacking exploits of LulzSec.

35 Things You Must Do This Fall

Our critics pick the best of the arts season, in every discipline.

A Grand Jeté for Gender

Local dance companies aim to fix the art’s centuries-old imbalances between men and women.

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument

You maybe haven’t heard of the theorbo, but you definitely haven’t heard it plugged in.

Dusting the Crust Off ‘The Crucible’

A conversation with ACT’s John Langs on whether old dramas should keep getting restaged in Seattle.

In Light of the Election, Seattle Design Fest Is Questioning the Idea of Power

The link between dominion and design may not be obvious, but the festival hopes to illuminate just that.

Liz Mputu Creates a Physical Testing Zone for Digital Spirituality

LVLZ Healing Center at Interstitial presents prismatic, pixelated, emoji-laden therapy pods.

The Rock Star, Sherman Alexie, Returns

After grieving his mother’s death and canceling a tour, Alexie is returning to live audiences again.

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Fall

Don’t miss new books from Frances McCue, Bharti Kirchner, Mita Mahato, E.J. Koh, and David M. Buerge.

Work Smarter

Venus smooths bumps and Virgo energy peaks.

The Bizarre Tale of a Band of Soldiers’ Tacoma Bank Heist

A new book tells the strange story of a group of Fort Lewis Army Rangers’ 2007 botched robbery.