Arts & Culture

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Samie Spring Detzer’s Fearless Feminism Reverberates

From ShoutYourAbortion to theatre, the artistic director of WET provides a stage for women’s stories.

 

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ACT Delivers a Knock-Out With ‘The Royale’

The Ameenah Kaplan-directed production is complex and compact with plenty of moving moments and no easy answers.

 

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Seattle Theatre Works’ Harrowing Tale of a Brutalized Everyman

The 1837 play could be subtitled “It’s Not the Murderer Who Is Perverse, but the Society He Lives In.”

 

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Amor Towles’ Grand Moscovian Hotel

The author’s new novel sees the Russian Revolution through the eyes of the aristocracy.

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The Top Fifteen Things to Do This Week

Neil DeGrasse Tyson talks film, revisit the grunge era, Mike Daisey takes on Trump, and more.

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Kinetic Sculptures, Wobbling Kids, and Giant Ice at the Seattle Design Fest Block Party

GIFs from this weekend’s festival kickoff in Occidental Park.

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In ‘Rhinoceros’ and ‘Wedding Band,’ Strong Women Are at the Center

Two new local stage productions wrestle with conscience and conformity.

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Generations, a New Kind of Venue, Opens on Capitol Hill

What’s next for the space formerly known as Cairo? Whatever you want.

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ACT Theatre Gets Physical With ‘The Royale’

Director Ameenah Kaplan brings rhythm and movement to the stage for this story about Jack Johnson.

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Seattle Author Nisi Shawl Reimagines a Colonial Tragedy as a Steampunk African Kingdom

‘Everfair’ is a novel profoundly interested in justice.

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Why Colson Whitehead, Not Jonathan Franzen, Is a Great American Novelist

The biggest tell? How each reacted to Oprah.

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The Top Fifteen Things to Do This Week

Art it up in Africatown, shake your fist at Future, chat about development at Town Hall, and more.

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